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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Juju bootstrap node can't access Ubuntu archives via MAAS

I am trying to install MAAS and Juju on VirtualBox. The network configuration of VirtualBox is set to NAT Network. Everything is just fine. I am able to PXE boot. But when I start juju bootstrap, ...
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Maas out of sync with lshw

I created a maas tag with $ maas-cli maas tags new name='5-disks' comment='A machine that has at least 5 hard disks' definition='count(//node[starts-with(@id,"disk") and @class="disk"]) >= 5' ...
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Nova get-password returns empty string

I have a multi-host MaaS, Juju Openstack deployment. Each charm on different host, multiple nova-compute units (nodes). And Im using Quantum charm for networking. When I attempt to retrieve the admin ...
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maas ready node restarts

I don't really know what should happen after what. First I manually powered on a node and selected PXE boot through LAN. It acquired its IP. and started booting and then its installed ubuntu packages ...
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MaaS dhcp cannot be detected at node installation

I am installing a MaaS Ubuntu 12.04 by ISO with virtualbox as the host machine. I have a problem on the cluster management during the process of adding the node. The node cannot detect the dhcp ...
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Infiniband + Maas?

I'm looking at setting up an HPC based on Mellanox Infiniband rather than Ethernet. Because I have many nodes to manage, I was looking at trying something new, like MAAS. I know Infiniband cards ...
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MAAS with external DHCP TFTP time out

I'm trying to get MAAS up and running, and I've installed the control node without maas-dhcp or maas-dns since I already have another DHCP server. I've set up the next-server attribute in my DHCP ...
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openstack-install Can't import Boot Images

Trying openstack-install, http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack, on a Trusty server - hoping to get Openstack Juno going - but having problems with importing images. Install ...
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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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Problem with juju bootstrap on an offline MAAS cluster, overlayroot does not exist?

I am struggling to get Juju to successfully complete the bootstrap process on an offline MAAS cluster. I would really appreciate some help. The Setup Hardware: Orange Box (cluster of 9 physical ...
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MAAS node refuses IP address assigned to it by DHCP

I am trying to configure MAAS and Juju in a test environment. My MAAS region and cluster controllers are on a single machine with two NICs. eth1 is connected to a LAN with internet access; IP is ...
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juju bootstrap fails with connection timed out errors

This is a follow up question to my earlier question. Back then, juju was hanging trying to connect to the MAAS node. God knows what happened, it went ahead and is now failing with Connection timed out ...
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cloud-init-nonet

I have the problem someone pointed in the forum. But I see everyone have this problem with VM machines. In my case is with bare metal: When I start the machine I see cloud-init-nonet waiting for ...
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Ubuntu MaaS nodes not booting PXE images

I've many nodes on LAN with wake On LAN enabled. I turn them one it tries to acquire IP through DHCP. Then reports No DHCP or proxyDHCP offers were recieved Sometimes No boot filename recieved ...
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Can I setup MaaS/Juju and OpenStack completely offline?

I am trying to setup Openstack using the Ubuntu Cloud recommended way with MAAS + JUJU. I have some basic questions as I am very new to MAAS Setup. Can the MAAS Environment(including the minimal OS ...
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customizing the maas curtin (fastpath) preseed install

I've been trying, unsuccessfully, to find documentation/examples on how to customize various things using the fastpath installer. The following doc gives a high-level overview: ...
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Connect VM directly to external network in openstack

I have installed openstack using MaaS and JuJu on Ubuntu 14.04 machines. I am using Neutron openstack for networking which is installed on a VM. I can assign a floating IP to VM and ping it. However ...
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Creating custom images for MAAS install

I am trying to deploy a Juju charm which requires an updated 3.11 kernel on Ubuntu 12.04. Since kernel update requires a reboot, I'm thinking of creating a custom image which has the updated kernel. ...
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Maas cannot power control virsh node

Maas is not able to power-control vm-nodes. If i try to commission a declared vm node with the power settings: Power address: qemu+ssh://ubuntu@192.168.25.14/system Power id: vm1 the node does not ...
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apt-get update tries to download uncompressed Packages file

I am using a physical server right now. I have installed MAAS and cannot use the apt-get function at all. When I type sudo apt-get update I get a long string with some things updating and most things ...
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Deploy ubuntu with MAAS fails

I have a problem with the Ubuntu deploying with MAAS. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a KVM virtual machine. The boot with pxe works, I see the login prompt during the deploying, the server connect ...
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deploying charms using juju fails with tcp connection timed out

Environment: juju bootstrapped environment with MAAS [ Juju 1.19.x] Connected to internet: wget https://store.juju.ubuntu.com/charm-info?charms=cs%3Atrusty%2Fjuju-gui-3 works with the charm ...
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Openstack Neutron - Cannot Access Tenant Router Gateway

Using cs:trusty/quantum-gateway-2, cs:trusty/nova-cloud-controller-40 and cs:trusty/nova-compute-2, while following Neutron setup as delineated in ...
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Ubuntu MAAS DHCP working DNS Not working

I setup Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS on one server. I setup interface to manage DHCP and DNS via the Cluster interface. DHCP is working. But, DNS is not! When I try to add another node, it is doing PXE boot, ...
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MAAS DHCP Server Setup, PXE TO1 TFTP File Not Found

I am setting Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS Cluoud. I have setup the region and cluster controller. For some reason, MAAS was not running DHCP even though (1) maas-dhcp and maas-dns were installed, and (2) Added a ...
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MAAS Create Iso and Add Node

(1) How can I add existing Ubuntu 14.04 server or desktop to Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS? (2) Is there way to build MAAS ISO similar to Cobbler ISO? ...
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MaaS does not report to juju that the bootstrap node is ready?

juju bootstrap starts up the node. The node loads, and then nothing. I get a juju status of no reachable server, it's like MaaS does not report to Juju that the node is ready for Juju. MaaS UI does ...
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juju bootstrap tries to get juju tools from amazon when in a maas enviroment

anyone knows why.... OptiPlex-320:~$ juju version 1.16.3-precise-amd64 OptiPlex-320:~$ juju bootstrap WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve from https://juju-dist.s3.amazonaws.com/ my ...
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Cannot Download Charm From juju-gui

Trying to do a simple provisioning through juju-gui, i.e., Mysql and Wordpress combo; however, when I press the deploy button, I get the following notification: Error deploying mysql Could not deploy ...
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With MAAS set to manage DNS on a subnet on a private IP range, why do only some nodes have DNS entries?

I'm trying to set up OpenStack on MAAS, using trusty. I have a network between these machines all bridged/switched together. I have set up MAAS at 192.168.7.200, I have a Juju client machine at ...
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ubuntu 14.04 maas doesn't auto detect ipmi

I have recently upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. When I pxe boot the nodes I get the message that the node has no power type set so I can't commission it. I have tried manually setting the IPMI ...
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How to add MAAS node with out PXE boot

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 MAAS controller node on a physical m/c. I want to add another physical m/c to this MAAS controller. I don't have control over setting DHCP. Our router doesn't support ...
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what variables can we use for the if statements in the generic preseed file

i see we can user if statements in preseed file for maas {{if node.architecture in {'i386/generic', 'amd64/generic'} }} d-i mirror/http/hostname string archive.ubuntu.com d-i ...
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MAAS “blocked for more than 120 seconds” error when provisioning a node

I created a MAAS server and a node. When I boot (through PXE) the virtual machine corresponding to this node, it starts loading Ubuntu. A few minutes later, it is stuck in what seems to be an infinite ...
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Reinstalling MAAS Region Controller packages

Since I'm having some trouble with getting the MAAS API up and running on the Region Controller (see Starting MAAS Region Controller service and API), I'm wondering if I will create any complications ...
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MAAS shows nodes only after rebooting few times the machines

I have a virtual environment set up with ESXi. I have a NAT instance with Ubuntu Server and MAAS running with 2 network interfaces root@nat:~/.ssh# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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MAAS PXE Wont go further than config

This keeps looping in logfiles (while the client tries to retrieve config via pxelinux.cfg/MACADDR) 2013-12-18 07:47:58+0100 [TFTP (UDP)] Datagram received from ('172.27.0.85', 49153): ...
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MAAS node with another OS?

Is it possible to install my own Linux distribution in MAAS nodes? My MAAS Server is working well, but the nodes OS isn't what I need. I need some normal OS to run a applications with graphical ...
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Proper MaaS configuration

Working with Ubuntu Server 12.04 maas installation, and I am having trouble making sense of the official documentation: Docs I might be missing something, but I can't find any documentation on what ...
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How to add new network card to MAAS distro

I am using Ubuntu 12.04LTS with MAAS. New computers I have bought have Intel I210/211 series network cards. Support for this card is not included in the 12.04LTS distro. I also have some Mellanox ...
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MAAS/Juju architecture and issues

I recently deployed a MAAS/Juju environment based on a six nodes cluster, using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, to run a "proof of concept". I could appreciate how interesting the architecture is, and I'd like to ...
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MAAS - UBUNTU 12.04.3 - ADD NODE BUT WITH ERROR

yesterday I've installed a MAAS service on an Ubuntu 12.04.3 Lts Server Edition, the all installation was right the only error I received was when I added a node. The node has been added to MAAS but ...
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Can MAAS install non-ubuntu operating system

Can I use MAAS to install a heterogeneous cluster, where some nodes run Ubuntu and others run other operating systems? If so, is there a list of supporting operating systems or a guide on how to ...
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Invalid host for ssh forwarding: ssh : could not resolved host name ubuntuN1.master: name or service not found

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS MAAS Server on VMWare Workstation 6.5. The Ip address is 192.168.43.191 and Web UI, maas-dhcp and maas-dns are ready. I added 2 nodes via VMWare and all were in ready ...
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Installing maas-dns on ubuntu 12.04

Are there other additional steps after running sudo apt-get install maas-dhcp maas-dns? Do I need to touch configuration files? Ordinary dns and maas-dns in ubuntu 12.04 are the same? I'm new in ...
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Maas enlist nodes with pxe timeout

I am testing maas on ubuntu 13.04 32-bit, when booting a node with pxe for enlisting it times out after loading initrd.gz: Loading i386/generic/raring/commisioning/linux........ Loading ...
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MAAS PXE Boot fail. IP-Config : no response

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 Server, with MAAS option. All the processes during and after installation end successfully. maas-import-pxe-files works and imports the precise images. But when I boot up ...
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Different partition layouts per group/tag

Is there any way to define specific partition requirements (or even better, separate preseed configurations) per tags or per group in MaaS? It is possible to do this in Puppet+Razor pretty easily, but ...
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When adding a MAAS node, avahiboot hangs on network configuration

Please bear with me since I am a "newbee" here. I am trying to add a node (VirtualBox) to a MAAS server (Ubuntu 12.04.01). The MAAS server was installed fine and the image was installed and superuser ...
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adding a cluster controller to MaaS region controller release 1.7

I've a MaaS Region Controller ver 1.7 upgraded via stable ppa already inastalled and working. Now I'd like to add one more CC but on new srv when I try to run the command: **sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...