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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Is there a way for MaaS to Commission a Raspberry Pi 3B?

I have a small lab (literally) of 3 RBP-3B units with SATA and SD drives attached running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have installed software on them to create a Ceph cluster but its tricky and pretty ...
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Kdump testing does not work on machines deployed by MAAS and JUJU

I am trying to add kdump on my Openstack platform which is deployed by MAAS and JUJU. I did several ways to do Kernel Crash Dump installation and testing. All the testing use Ubuntu OS 14.03 LTS ...
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crm status failing to work after adding remote node

My setup: 1. Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 2. Kilo Release (2015.1.3) 3. pacemaker: 1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.3 4. pacemaker-cli-utils: 1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.3 5. corosync: 2.3.3-1ubuntu2 6. ...
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Cannot Deploy Charms from Charm Store

Ran into a strange problem, on juju 1.24.2-utopic-amd64 and 1.7.0+bzr3299-0ubuntu1~utopic, when trying to deploy a charm to a node, e.g. juju deploy --config ./kilo.yaml nova-compute nova-compute-01 ...
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Wordpress deployed with JUJU using LXC fail

When I deploy the wordpress and mysql charms with juju on my maas controller like so: juju deploy --to lxc:0 wordpress juju deploy --to lxc:0 mysql juju add-relation wordpress:db mysql:db --debug ...
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JUJU Error “ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: waited for 10m0s without being able to connect: ”

Having a bit of a struggle with bootstrapping Juju using juju-quickstart -i With two separate ubuntu clusters, we are having the same exact error (displayed below). I've confirmed I can SSH to ...
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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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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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Apple Mac Pro as part of a MaaS Cluster?

Has anyone tried putting a Apple Mac Pro in a MaaS cluster. Basically we have a internal cluster for development builds, continuous integration, automated testing etc. We need to support Linux, ...
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Does services like Trove, Ceilometer et cetera come with Ubuntu Openstack Autopilot?

1. Since there is limited information(yes) about the current and updated status of ubuntu openstack autopilot on your website, i will like to find out if all services of openstack will come with ...
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How to deploy ramdisk image on to disk less nodes using MAAS?

I am using MAAS version 1.7.6 with ubuntu 14.04. Currently MAAS can deploy ubuntu/centos images on to the nodes by installing into local disk. I want to deploy my disk less nodes with ramdisk image. ...
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Ceph cannot reformat because disk is mounted

I am using MaaS 1.8, trying to use the juju-deployer with juju-deployer -c config.yaml -d vivid-kilo -e envName Here is my config. http://pastebin.com/TsvdnSKA Here is the error output: ...
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Bringing up interfaces on ceph nodes

I have machines under MAAS with 4 interfaces. I want to configure my ceph nodes to use two networks that are not the pxe boot network. MAAS doesn't "up" all of the interfaces when a machine is ...
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How to configure /etc/maas/maas-proxy.conf?

is there someone who could help me to set properly MAAS to use a proxy ? there is a proxy in between MAAS and the internet, How to point MAAS to a different proxy and tell maas-proxy to use an ...
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Adding network to machine deployed by Juju

I have a small OpenStack cluster deployed with Juju/MAAS. How can I add an extra network to one of the already deployed machines? Because the cluster is operational I would like to avoid redeploying ...
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Strange behaviour observed on Ubuntu MAAS Juju server

Sorry for the wall of text. I have observed some pretty strange behaviour in Juju and our Ubuntu MAAS OpenStack over the last couple of weeks, seemingly totally out of the blue (I was out of the ...
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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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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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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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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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MAAS: new host's IP changes after commissioning, but config files keep original IP

So, I've got a region controller, and two cluster controllers. (All separate machines.) Cluster #1 -- the local cluster, on a 172.23.x.0/23 subnet -- works great. The remote cluster, on ...
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How to set bootstrap-timeout when deploying landscape-dense-maas from conjure-up on xenial

I'm currently following Juju 2.0 Bug# 1576003 which will hopefully make this problem obsolete. Until then... JuJu seems to cut-out before landscape deployment completes in a MaaS environment. In ...
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Openstack installer Autopilot failing at juju bootstrap

I have a MAAS node already deployed using juju bootstrap --upgrade tools option and when I run sudo openstack-install and select option Autopilot. It appears it is timing out for entropy.ubuntu.com. ...
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Juju node is eating up a lot of memory

my Juju node is consuming more than 90% of its RAM. $ free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 3953 3843 109 0 131 ...
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Hardware upgrades/reconfiguration on Openstack nodes deployed with autopilot

I have a openstack deployed with autopilot. Now I need to do some hardware upgrades on one of my nodes(add RAM and HD). How can/should I do that, since recomissining the node would wipe it clean?
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bootstrap error in juju 1.25

Using juju 1.25 when I tried to bootstrap it hangs and gives error after waiting a long time: juju version 1.25.3-trusty-amd64 "Attempt 5 to download tools from ...
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How do I know if OpenStack is installed on my device or not?

Following this link to install OpenStack, now that I've added the repository ans I got the first interface of selecting Multi, Single or Open Stack Autopilot mode. I selected Single and then enter the ...
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autopilot deploy fails at 99% - Configure availability zones

I'm having a difficult time with the autopilot deployment of openstack. I have set up a lab where I have a MAAS server with two network interfaces: one that is on my office private network of 10.x.x.x ...
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MAAS WebSocket Interface

MAAS seems to use a websocket connection to watch node state changes for the API. Is this interface documented? I have looked around a bit and found documentation on the REST API, but not the web ...
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Cannot load into OS after install Ubuntu 15.10 with MAAS

After install Ubuntu Server 15.10 with "Multiple server install with MAAS" selection from the ISO, I cannot load into the Ubuntu linux OS after my server detected to boot from the harddisk. The screen ...
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Issue with MAAS commissioning in lab. Internet not working?

The setup. Stock Ubuntu 14.03 LTS install with MAAS from the CD installed in a kvm virtual machine. I selected the MAAS install on the boot prompt. Then ran update and upgrade. The MAAS server as 4G ...
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MAAS node deployment failed with curtin installer

I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 with MAAS & have configured two nodes with the MAAS Server. The nodes reached to Ready State after commissioning. Then I run "juju bootstrap" on shell. One ...
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Landscape Deployment slow download causes timeout

I've been troubleshooting deployment timeouts all day and I finally narrowed it down I'm getting about average 100kb/s download speed from the cloud images repository. I've verified that it is not my ...
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MAAS KVM nodes commission timesout

So, I have set up MAAS and several KVM and Qemu VMs. When I add them as nodes, they start up during commissioning but then the attempt times out. Here's the line from the MAAS log: [ERROR] test: ...
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MAAS issue with IPMI

I am trying to enroll 4 Dell R720 Servers that utilize IPMI in the IDRAC. I am able to enroll two of them without issue and they commission without error. The other two which are set up the same ...
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MAAS mirrored regions

I've started setting up a MAAS environment. The basic configuration is pretty straightforward so far except it doesn't seem like mirroring is an option. Rather it looks like the region controller ...
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Landscape installer stalls after bootstrapping first node. SSh works from MAAS but seems to be doing nothing

Maas: 1.9.0 Juju: 1.24.7-trusty-amd64 I imported 3 machines into maas with 2 Nics and 3 Disks each and commissioned them. I then chose the services of openstack to deply and started the region ...
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Is there a method to verify the settings for maas? Juju is not able to work yet

First, information about my setup: MAAS master controller setup on a Dell server with future access to 96 HP servers being prepared in the data center. Currently have 2 HP servers "available" in MAAS ...
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How do you troubleshoot a node-app app with haproxy?

I've got what appears to be an almost-functioning install of my node app within an Ubuntu Trusty MAAS rig with Juju on a private network (which doesn't need to be published). I'm using juju-gui so ...
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Ubuntu MaaS Raid Preseed

Straight to the problem. I need a raid configured during the maas node commissioning via preseed file and I'm unable to find any meaningful documentation on how to do it. For example I need a preseed ...
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How can I get a list of MaaS nodes that all have a specific tag from maas the CLI?

The documentation for MaaS states: Filter the list using specific key/value pairs: $ maas maas nodes list architecture="i386/generic" This seems to suggest that I could do something like this: ...
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How to backup maas database

Is there any recommended way to backup/restore maasdb ? I tried simple dump, then reinstall and restore but i ended up with 2 clusters, one which was disconnected with nodes and one connected but with ...
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Error unpausing domain: internal error: unable to execute QEMU command 'cont': when starting to run VM that is ppc64el

Explanation: I work for IBM and trying to prototype netboot (pxe) for ubuntu. The goal is to have a maas deployment server deploy out to 4 VMs managed under ubuntu 14.0.4 to test out juju bundle #39 ...
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MAAS node status deployed - but unknown error

I'm trying to install and make MAAS function on a cluster of machine used for distributed/parallel computation purpose at a university lab. The node statuses read 'deployed'. But for some reason, they ...
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api: dial tcp 127.0.0.1:17070: connection refuse

Fatal error and installation stop ubuntu@ph1:~$ sudo grep -i error /var/log/juju/all-machines.log machine-0: 2015-08-10 14:13:48 INFO juju.api apiclient.go:339 error dialing ...
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Change zone name for MAAS region/cluster controller

How safe would it be to change the zone name for the MAAS Region/Cluster controller with nodes already deployed and registered in MAAS DNS? Currently mine is set to default maas and I would like to ...
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Canonical openstack deployment, an issue with JuJU

I'm deploying canonical openstack in my lab environment on following topology: -------------- MAAS + DHCP VM -------------- |-Switch-| |_ Server 1 |_ Server 2 |_ Server ...