Metal as a Service – MAAS – lets you treat physical servers like virtual machines in the cloud. Rather than having to manage each server individually, MAAS turns your bare metal into an elastic cloud-like resource.

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How should I setup MAAS so that it can be used by the Canonical OpenStack Autopilot?

The Ubuntu OpenStack Autopilot deploys an OpenStack cloud using Juju, MAAS and Landscape. It requires an existing MAAS server. How should I install and configure this server? What are its networking ...
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What username/password does MAAS assign to nodes?

When commissioning a new node, what username/password does MAAS assign to the node after the OS is installed?
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Is it possible to specify an image or list of packages to install on a per-node basis in MAAS?

Or, is this a job for juju instead?
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MAAS 1.7 How to Deploy utopic images

Installed MAAS 1.7 and successfully deployed several Trusty images; however, cannot deploy any utopic images. Added utopic repository by following http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/bootsources.html, and my ...
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How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines

I am running a virtual (kvm) MAAS/juju setup where most of the MAAS nodes (including MAAS master) are virtual, but some are also physical nodes. The physical Dell 1950 nodes configures automatically ...
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How do I use MAAS to prepare to install OpenStack?

I have a set of servers and I would like to install OpenStack, how can I install OpenStack with Metal-as-a-Service (MAAS)?
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MaaS minimum requirements with juju-jitsu?

I've browsed through so many different sites and found so much contradictory information. As I am getting tired of this and do belive this question affects many other users, so I would like to collect ...
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MaaS Enlistment through 12.04 installation CD fails

I am trying to enroll my nodes in my MaaS cluster. I am doing this by booting them from the 12.04 installation CD, and choosing the MAAS installation option. I'm only trying to set up one node right ...
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Node in MAAS not waking up on LAN

I am trying to add nodes in MAAS cluster. I setup MAAS Server in VM using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I completed the post-install tasks like installing MAAS, configure network, DHCP-DNS, creating logins, ...
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juju http-proxy and no_proxy settings

I'm setting up an environment with juju and maas. The maas environment has no direct internet connection, a proxy must be used. I have configured the juju environment's proxy using juju set-env ...
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Adding two single Cluster Controller to a MaaS Region Controller

I'd like to realize an infrastructure using Ubuntu 14.04Lts like this: 1 Region Controller (RC), Ubuntu 14.04 Server Edition 2 Cluster Controller(CC), Ubuntu 14.04 Server Edition MaaS has been ...
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Landscape is not running after a reboot with juju-core 1.20.x

I installed Openstack with Ubuntu's Autopilot (openstack-install). The bootstrap from the first environment, called "maas" is a VM, that I took from the tools folder insdide the openstack-installer ...
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Unable to add nodes to MAAS Server running in VirtualBox

I have followed the tutorials here and here . My MAAS master server (running Ubuntu 12.04 server) is already set up in a VirtualBox VM. I have not installed DHCP on this server as I already have a ...
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How does juju expose work?

If I expose my service, for instance teamspeak server, on what address it will be running? On my server address? For example: my server has an address of 158.37.15.167. If I deploy teamspeak from my ...
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Juju returns “No matching node is available” when trying to bootstrap a MaaS

This is my error while doing bootstrap , the status of nodes i added were declared and now i have accept and commising and it says comminsing started , i need help please .. clusteruser@cluster:~$ ...
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MAAS and Juju Post-Bootstrap Connection Error

I am working with a rather weird issue using MAAS and Juju where after the bootstrap, machine "0" has been successfully created, I cannot deploy any services issuing a simple juju deploy mysql. To ...
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juju status returns ERROR Invalid SSH Key

I was able to successfully juju bootstrap, but get an error with juju status. Here is what I got the first time I ran it: Please type 'yes' or 'no': The authenticity of host ...
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Login credentials for nodes in MaaS node list after obtaining deployed state

I have a total of three machines. I have installed MaaS in one of my machines and the other two machines were added to the MaaS nodes list and kept in ready state. When I run the fourth step given in ...
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How to configure a conceptronic (C100S8) switch for Maas?

I thought I had an issue with network configuration, but it turns out I didn't (previous question). The problem is with my switch. As stated in Maas 1.5 doc there are some issues with STP on certain ...
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Architecture diagram explaining the Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure with MAAS / Openstack architecture?

I'm interested in Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure with MAAS (based on Openstack from what I understand) but cannot find any architecture diagram which gives an overview of how MAAS works. The case is ...
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Howto configure MAAS to separate PXE traffic and IPMI traffic on different subnets?

I am trying to set up a part of our network as a linux cluster. Since its a little educational for me, I choose using MAAS with JuJu. However there are some questions that boggle my mind and I was ...
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Step by Step Install of MAAS and JUJU

I am working on understanding the pieces that I am missing in being able to deploy Juju across the other MAAS nodes. I don't know If I have a step out of place, or missing a few. The MaaS server ...
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Landscape OpenStack Installation Requirements Checklist

I'm trying a Openstack Install using Landscape, with MAAS and a set of KVM/virt-manager virtual machines. The VMs have worked well with MAAS, and the Landscape install on a VM successfully completed. ...
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Juju cannot deploy services with MAAS

I would like deploy one or more charms with juju on MAAS environments (without OpenStack). The environment of the MAAS Controller is Ubuntu 12.10 with 2 NICs. One of the NIC is connected to a external ...
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Scaled down Openstack Grizzly installation with Juju and Maas

I would like to test Openstack Grizzly deployment in the similar way described in How can I install Openstack Grizzly using Juju and MAAS? with a limited number of servers, leveraging on Virtual-Maas ...
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How to change the MaaS server ip address?

I'm experiencing MaaS using VirtualBox. I had the MaaS server installed fine based on the wiki. The VirtualBox VM has two network interfaces, eth0 for NAT, eth1 for Host Only. The MaaS server picked ...
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Invalid SSH key error in juju when using it with MAAS

This is the output of juju from a clean install with 2 nodes all running 12.04 juju bootstrap - finishes with no errors and allocates the machine to the user but still no joy after juju ...
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How do I modify the pxe config in MAAS?

I'm using MAAS, during the commissioning step, I have full error on the screen timeout: killing /sbin/modprobe -bv pci I investigated a little and apparently it's an acpi issue. So I tried to ...
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Connect cluster controller to the region controller (MaaS)

I'm trying to build a MaaS cluster and this is what I've done so far: Region Controller install ubuntu 14.10 configure interfaces configure dns apt update apt upgrade apt install ...
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Post Deploy MAAS cleanup

I have a mostly working MAAS cluster. I'm still learning juju, but while I'm doing that, I wanted to take this opportunity to do some clean-up tasks. Here are my goals: Configure ntp on the nodes. ...
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MAAS node install shutdown error when installing from CD-ROM

I am trying out the new MAAS tool on my laptop and have installed the MAAS server in a VirtualBox VM. Since the PXE boot option is not working for me in a virtualized enviornment I tried to install a ...
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Cannot bootstrap due to “”precise“ images in RegionOne with arches [amd64 i386]” error

I am having an issue with installing Juju and bootstrapping. I have the Swift storage setup, and the new bucket gets created. The tools have been synced, and all that looks fine. However when I ...
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juju bootstrap fails with connection refused errors

We have the following MAAS setup- One node is setup as the server with both MAAS cluster and region controllers running on it. We added 2 nodes which are in a private virtual LAN with the server node. ...
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installing Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution on a virtual environment

I've tried to install Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution using this new Ubuntu guide. During step 3, i use the following command to install MaaS; sudo apt install maas I've received this ...
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How to add a new cluster controller to MaaS release 1.7?

I've a MaaS ver 1.7 upgraded via stable ppa and I'd like to add a new Cluster Controller, both of them are on the same network. When I tried to run that command on a Cluster Controller: sudo ...
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MAAS nodes stuck on “maas-enlisting-node”

I am trying to set up an MAAS cluster, but am having some issues adding nodes. The nodes boot up from the TFTP server on the master server, display a login screen (with the hostname ...
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What is the MAAS node login?

I have a problem, when I want to login in nodes. My nodes are created via MAAS dashboard, where I'm adding nodes. But when installation completes I'm asking to login and password to get into the node. ...
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What's the correct MAAS DHCP configuration?

I've set up a MAAS controller by following this documentation: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs1.4/cluster-configuration.html However, when I got to the DHCP configurations I was a little puzzled. The ...
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How do I prepare MAAS to serve images on OpenStack?

I've got Openstack ready with MAAS, how do I prepare the cloud with Ubuntu images so I can deploy it with Juju?
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hook failed: “shared-db-relation-changed” when using OpenStack in the same system as Juju/MAAS

I have been trying to setup OpenStack on 14.04 using one machine. I have managed to get MAAS setup and JUJU bootstrapped with two machines, one machine to MAAS and another node that I am trying to ...
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Maas doesn't install node

I'm installing Maas server with an external dhcp server. I have used Ubuntu Server 12.10 and the MAAS Daily Builds ppa repository. I have created the admin account and I ran the sudo ...
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What are the requirements for MAAS and OpenStack?

What is the minimum number of computers needed to install MAAS and OpenStack? Also, what are the hardware requirements for all nodes with OpenStack?
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lxc-create hangs and finally fails

I was trying to place some juju charms on linux containers and the containers failed to start. To debug the issue I sshed into the node where this happened and tried creating an LXC container manually ...
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juju Bootstrap --debug failed to connect https://streams.canonical.com

How can I fix this case, my condition : MAAS Server on VM Juju in Main server All ubuntu 14.04 Here is the error curl(6) "could not resolve host: streams.canonical.com" Setting up ...
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Juju services are not deploying correctly

Deploying a charm to your MAAS Now you're ready for the most exciting part: deploying a charm to your MAAS! juju deploy mysql MAAS will now allocate a node to Juju and Juju will deploy the ...
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Fault Tolerance With MAAS and juju

I have juju installed on the MAAS server, is it possible to do fault tolerance ? If is it possible, how do I apply?
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MAAS/juju not cleaning up nodes

I've been playing with MAAS and juju (using 14.04 LTS) for the first time and have a single node in my cluster which PXE boots fine via WOL when I do a juju bootstrap. I'm having an issue where after ...
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Can't Deploy Wordpress with juju

Successfully deployed mysql on machine 0, and forced deployment of wordpress on the same machine, i.e., juju deploy --to 0 -repository:/xxxx local:trusty:/wordpress. juju status shows installation ...
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Juju didn't configure rabbitmq for openstack?

I have installed ubuntu Openstack HA with juju with all 24 servers. But my openstack is not working at all. On dashboard on every page I get errors saying "could not retrieve usage information", ...
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Cannot bootstrap on MAAS due to invalid information for a node

Hello I have trying to bootstrap maas but when I do, I got this error ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: cannot start bootstrap instance: getInstanceNetworkInterfaces failed: invalid hardware ...