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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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Service 'maas-proxy' failed and unable to locate pacakage lldpd during commissioning

I am stuck at MAAS 2.6 Commissioning and it fails due to lldpd install dependency. Is this a proxy issue? I am not using any proxy. I am on a private network and using mobile phone as internet ...
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MAAS - Possible to apply certain cloud init or curtin scripts to only machines with certain tags?

I want to learn how to automatically provision certain boxes with specific curtin or cloud init scripts and control which machine gets what with tags. Is this common usage of MAAS and supported? Note ...
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High availability in maas

Wants to know: 1) How can i achieve high availability in production with open source MAAS IAAS with zero down time ? 2) How can i take snaphot image of deployed server from MAAS dashboard as a backup ...
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How To Install Openstack on Physical Servers

I am trying to install Openstack on 4 Dell r610 servers and am having great difficulty. The rough specs of these servers are 24 cores, 32 gigs of ram, and ~1.2 tb of harddrive space each. I am ...
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Problems with conjure-up openstack to Esxi 6.7 hosts, neutron-api is not deploying to LXD

I have an ESXi 6.7 with 6 VMs. One of the VMs is configured with Ubuntu 18.04 updated. I am following this instructions to the letter https://ubuntu.com/openstack/install I use virsh as power type ...
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MAAS networking DNS, autotagging and more

Evaluating maas instead of foreman (love it) Got some questions. How can we auto tag servers before commissioning? Custom hostnames generator? DNS (domain) couldn't find pretty much any documentation,...
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Juju Charm Search, How can a Charm handle drive limitations?

Are there instructions or capability of a charm bundle to run a deploy of OpenStack on four machines as nodes that ONLY have on drive and one NIC port on each avail? I now have maas w/juju ...
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Setting up maas host as Virsh Pod using ubuntu 18.04

I've been struggling with this for a while. Constraints: Using Ubuntu 18.04 setup maas and on the same box setup virsh so Maas can leverage it's self as a Pod. What I've tied. I've tried about ...
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How can I setup ceph-osd on ubuntu server with MAAS (KVM Pod)?

My situation: I have MaaS on Ubuntu server with KVM pod I can create new VMs just fine, I have deployed kubernetes using conjure-up I deployed graylog using juju just fine I followed https://jaas.ai/...
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Maas ubuntu 18.04 initrd boot loop

I have strange situation, maas won't boot my servers with 18.04 ubuntu, but if I repack initrd from gzip to lzma - it starts working. I had to change boot-resource "current" symlink to directory and ...
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how can I pass --keep-broken when conjure-up for juju bootstrap

i'm experiencing an issue with conjure-up https://discourse.jujucharms.com/t/juju-seems-to-be-using-the-wrong-subnet-address/2011/5 Can anyone advise please on how I can pass such argument to make ...
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MAAS using PXE won't finish enlisting

Following the instructions in https://maas.io/install on a blade server I got stuck on the enlisting step. The PXE booting loads the image but after some reasonable time waiting nothing else happens. ...
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Jujucharms API error 401 unauthorized

I'm getting several API errors from jujucharms: GET https://api.jujucharms.com/charmstore/v5/~kubernetes/trusty/kubernetes-11/icon.svg 401 (Unauthorized) When entering the URL directly I get the ...
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Raspberry Pi Image on MAAS

MAAS: 2.6 I need to add cheaper solution as node to my infrastructure, there is a cheap resourceful option raspberry pi 4, So this is real case in real project! I need to add Raspberry Pi as node to ...
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Installing MAAS on GCP

Working through the process of setting up MAAS in GCP and realizing that there are some missing steps in the process. The GCP instance of 18.04LTS does not come with Nginx installed, and the MAAS ...
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Juju - cannot remove unit or application

I have a Juju bootstrap cluster running and had an issue with the jenkins charm which caused multiple units to error out. However, after multiple attempts, I am unable to remove any of the errored ...
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Deploy Swift-proxy & Swift-storage using juju

Have been trying to using swift-proxy & swift-storage charms but with no luck in balancing. I am fairly new in this area so i am assuming i might be missing something: Regardless my configuration ...
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KVM Bridge Sees VM Mac Address on Wrong Port

I have an Ubuntu MAAS managed KVM. Primary network for the host is an balance-rr bond with a static IP Address. The virtual machine is attempting to use MAAS configured bridge to PXE Boot but it's not ...
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PXE boot node login

When I PXE boot a node, it asks for login and password. Which login and password is it asking for? Is it asking for MAAS login and password, or something else?
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Ubuntu MAAS - How to covert my iso file to bootable tgz

in maas have installed 2.6 stable using ppa and i can able to add machines by using ubuntu images which is given by maas by default my question is i have a windows7.iso file and how can i use ? its ...
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MAAS: boot to freedos for firmware upgrades

For MAAS to be an effective solution in our infrastructure, we require it to be able too boot our servers to a specific FreeDOS.img containing firmware upgrade tools/files. Currently we have a pxeMenu ...
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Maas Python permission error

I have installed Maas (region contoller) on a PC (Ubuntu 18.10 - desktop. Same error on 19.04 Desktop). I was able to get the web GUI (http://$API_HOST:5240/MAAS) going and was busy with setting up ...
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MAAS and ISCSI SAN

I have 3 servers, I am deploying one as MAAS controller I also have a Dell MD3000i storage which connect via network. The goal is 1) 1 Server for MAAS CONTROLLER 2) 2 servers to host virtual machine 3)...
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MAAS Rack controller http, tftp and ntp status is showing down

I have a MAAS setup with one region controller and two rack controller. Even though setup is working fine , status of http, tftp and ntp service on rack controller is showing down. What would be the ...
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Ubuntu MAAS, Commissioning failed on virtual machines running on vmware

I have running vmware with virtual machines and a running instance of ubuntu Maas. I am able to discover machines via vish but commisioning is not working Error message on interfaces tab . In the ...
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MAAS: 18.04LTS gets different routes than on 16.04LTS — how to change route metrics

I am provisioning machines with MAAS, and the machines are all configured with two different subnets: public network 9.9.9.0/24. publicly routable subnet. (9.9.9.0 is redacted). DHCP. private network ...
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MAAS 2.6.0 import already deployed machine

I have some older already deployed machines in environment. Is there any way how to import them into MAAS? I have tried to commission and acquire machines, but they still end up booting "commission" ...
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maas-dhcpd is not on because bind9 127.0.0.1#954: connection refused

Do anyone know how to resolve this issue? Service 'maas-dhcpd' is not on, it will be started. Service 'bind9' failed to start. Its current state is 'dead' and 'Result: exit-code'. Reloading BIND ...
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MAAS Image Import not syncing with conttroller for UBUNTU 18.04 amd64 image

UBUNTU : 18.04 MAAS: 2.4 MAAS GUI can import and sync all images except UBUNTU 18.04 amd64?! It downloads it to %100 on GUI status column then instead of "Syncing with Controller" It says "Selected ...
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gomaasapi maintenance/support or is it a dead project?

I'm curious about who the maintainer of the github.com/juju/gomaasapi repo is. It seems that nobody has been maintaining it for at least a year. I submitted a PR last night because my team is using ...
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Need to add Vlans to my NetPlan Config with KVM Bridge and bonding

I have made this yaml for a 4 nic bond and a static IP but I need to add four VLANs to the bond. The VLANs are 77, 88, 99, 333 could someone help me with this config? I also use the configuration for ...
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Im trying to install nodejs but noting happens [duplicate]

I type this code ( curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_9.x | sudo -E bash -) nothing happens but when i check to see node is install "unable to locate package nodejs".
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How can I install an older version of maas?

As of now, the PPA consists of latest version of maas. Is it possible to install an older version like maas-rack-controller/bionic 2.5.2? We have installed maas HA in version 2.5.2 and we will add a ...
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MAAS: SMART validation scripts parameters

We're using MAAS to re-commission a box, which contains some old disks that encountered some issues in the past. Our expectation is that the affected sectors have been blacklisted by the drives and ...
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Juju bootstrap failed in running machine configuration

I am deploying the MAAS and JUJU as well as OpenStack. At present, I have installed MAAS(2.5), added all nodes and commissioned them by following the guide. However, when I install the JUJU via ...
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MAAS - PXE boot only working with Legacy boot not UEFI

I've noticed that I can't get MAAS to enlist or commission boxes that are set to UEFI PXE boot. Only legacy works. How can I get UEFI PXE booting working. One of my best boxes has no legacy boot ...
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MAAS - custom OS images for deploy

I am using the free tier of MAAS and just want to load Ubuntu variants like Kubuntu and, especially, Ubuntu Studio. Is this possible and is there an easier way than making a tgz and using the cli? ...
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MAAS - logging into nodes after deploy

I have MAAS working in my home and it is brilliant. I followed this guide, https://blog.ubuntu.com/2018/03/06/maas-for-the-home, just not using lxd. I need to know how to log in to nodes after a ...
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Error: no API access after rebooting Juju controller

I have been using Juju to set up OpenStack and after rebooting the controller every Juju command I run gives me error no API access. I can't even log in. I'm new to Juju so sorry if this is a stupid ...
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Difference between MaaS and Hyperviosr

I want to know what is the difference between MaaS and Hypervisors like Proxmos or VMWare ESXi etc. Note: Based on my research on the matter, I am thinking MaaS is essentially a hyperviosr.
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Example for Openstack Ha setup with Juju?

I search for an Openstack HA-Setup example with Juju deployment (maybe only a yaml-file bundle for the ha-setup). I already know the basics with hacluster-charm in relation. I found an old tutorial ...
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MAAS API: Multiple parameters

In MAAS API 2.4, we wanted to get machines with multiple hostname parameters. How can we use multiple parameters in MAAS API? I’ve tried as below, but they returned 401 errors. ?hostname=a&...
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Docker charm on juju

Ubuntu 18.04 Why I get this error, how can I fix it? Could not add requested charm. Server responded with: cannot retrieve charm "cs:trusty/docker-8": cannot get archive: Get https://api.jujucharms....
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Add same machine to differnet juju model

Ubuntu : 18.04 MAAS: 2.4.2 juju : 2.5.4 How may I add same machine to different model at same time? Is it possible? juju models output: Model Cloud/Region Type Status Machines Cores ...
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MAAS - Layer 2/3 architecure

I'm curious about the various network architecures that can work with mass. The docs state two layouts ( flat and split ) but they are fairly sparse as to what those are. Unfortunately, due to a new ...
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maas with vmware: certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:847)

I installed Ubuntu server 18.04 on vmware workstation and created 3 VMs for test, when i try to add chassis with these 3 VMs i'm getting the following error: maas.rpc.cluster: [error] Failed to ...
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MAAS NODE connection to ubuntu.com

OS: Any Version MAAS: Any version Why MAAS Nodes during Enlist and Commission needs to connect to ubuntu.com, despite of having image of OS on MAAS Server on local LAN?
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deploy openstack base bundle failed with lxd error: incomplete DNS config found, discovering host's DNS config

I am trying to deploy openstack base bundle with juju/maas. as described in this blog http://blog.naydenov.net/2015/11/deploying-openstack-on-maas-1-9-with-juju-network-setup/ please check below from ...
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MAAS - HP Proliant Gen 8 + Smart Array B320i storage not found

I tried to install the HP Gen8 server with the Smart Array B320i enabled where I created an RAID 1 array. The commissioning of the node is going okay. But with the Hardware tests I got the following ...
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MAAS and VSphere

I'm dabbling with MAAS 2.5 and trying to see what features it has to integrate VMWare ESX and VSphere. The info is quite sparse when it comes to the official documentation so I'm hoping that this ...