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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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MAAS : How can I import a storage layout from one machine and export it to some other nodes?

I'd like to customize the layout of disk partitions for multiple machines on MAAS. The way that I know with UI is to 1) change "Storage layout" to "No storage (blank) layout", and ...
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MAAS: Can't access it remotely through the web url after installing on Ubuntu Server

Please I really need your help, as I need to install in all my 24 nodes Ubuntu Server and MAAS would really help me. I installed MAAS in my Ubuntu server and followed all the step of initialization (...
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juju - OpenStack Charms Deployment Guide - "ERROR... failed to bootstrap model"

Any assistance would be much appreciated; I searched through many posts and have found no answers yet. I have been following this guide: https://docs.openstack.org/project-deploy-guide/charm-...
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Clients get the Image but don’t appear on the MaaS’s GUI under Machines

since a couple of days, I have been using the MaaS, it looks brilliant tool, but sadly there is less online know-how resources, especially the version 3.4. The documentations are also not much ...
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Resolving LXD Storage and Interface Cleanup Challenges

Introduction: Greetings, LXD Community! We recently encountered some storage and interface cleanup challenges while deploying Charmed Kubernetes on a virtual machine. In this blog post, we'll walk you ...
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Canonical MAAS offline installation [duplicate]

I need to install Canonical’s maas OFFLINE but I cannot find any information about how to do so. I’d have preferred to use RPM packages but seem to be forced into using SNAP. I have therefore ...
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Error on installing OpenStack

I'm going to install new OpenStack infrastructure as below. The instructions are located at https://ubuntu.com/openstack/install#single-multi-large-cluster . 3 HP server DL380 G7, each one has 2 CPU ...
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Need some help with a Deployment issue within maas ,Maas is already installed and all compute nodes are in a ready state , mdadm error

This is the Error i receive when the deployments runs, is this a permission error or multipath issue ? , i have tried many unsuccessful fixes Current device storage tree: sda |-- md127 -- md126 sdb |--...
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Canonical MaaS utilisation on large machines

Apologies if I'm asking something that's been covered before - my search didn't bring anything up. From what I have seen on Canonical MaaS on bare metal, we provision the whole server with a single OS ...
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Why does the MAAS Proxy service keep dying when run in LXC?

My MAAS controller keeps toggling back and forth between showing that the proxy service is working and has failed (and therefore it can not commission new machines): Other details: This is MAAS 3.2 (...
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How to solve the problem of unmet dependencies on Ubuntu-22.04

Basically, when I am trying to upgrade my ubuntu I got this error saying : christian@christian-HP-EliteBook-840-G3:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... ...
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MAAS Distributed setup issues

Consider this scenario: Diagram MAAS Region Controller: In AWS, IP Range 10.8.0.0/16 Ubuntu 20.04 MAAS 3.2, Snap installation MAAS Rack Controller 1: In Office 1, IP Range 10.9.100.0/24 Ubuntu 20....
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Using isc-dhcp-server along side an existing DHCP server for PXE

This may be more of a networking question but very long story short, I'm in the process of setting up a PXEBoot server (TFTP/HTTP) to automate network installs of Linux and the last thing I need to do/...
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Canonical Landscape Package Search daemon

I've a problem with my Landscape Server. Month ago I installed Canonical Landscape quickstart 18.04 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The reason that I don't use the last version is, adding the repository doesn't ...
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MAAS error while commisioning a physical server

While making commision for the added server, I got the error below: Failed to query node's BMC - (root) - No rack controllers can access the BMC of node node-1 Note: I used MAAS version 3.1 and a ...
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Charmed-Kubernates

I have installed Charmed-Kubernates with snap rolling the following instructions....https://ubuntu.com/blog/kubernetes-on-a-single-machine I all started up apart from nginx I asked it to use the ...
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force juju to run deployment again

I was deploying openstack bundle using juju and maas and it failed. So i found the problem on maas configuration and made a fix there. but when I try to deploy the bundle again juju says: No changes ...
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Homelab with Maas and LXD

I have installed maas as recommended here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLADei_c9Qg https://github.com/antongisli/maas-baremetal-k8s-tutorial/blob/main/maas-setup.sh The host ip address is 10.0.0.2....
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Accidentally installed MAAS Debian packages alongside MAAS snap

Not able to install or uninstall packages due to the following error: Preparing to unpack .../maas-common_1%3a3.0.0-10029-g.986ea3e45-0ubuntu1~20.04.1_all.deb ... ERROR: The MAAS Debian packages may ...
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MaaS: Problems with enlisting nodes

I recently started using MaaS 3.0.0 (up from 2.4). I was able to enlist, commission, and deploy nodes up until today when I started getting the following when I tried to enlist some nodes: Can not ...
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juju k8s-core deployment: Waiting for CNI plugins to become available

I am struggling with installation of juju kubernetes-core charm I have setup three environments: juju-controller juju add-cloud manual added two focal Ubuntu 4 CPU 4GB RAM Then I ran: juju deploy --...
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my charmed kubernetes stuck in wait for 3 kube-system

I am just installed charmed kubernetes with juju on top of maas which my maas is built on kvm and when my charmed complete the master nods stuck in wait for 3 kube-system
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What is MAAS hard disk requirement(s) for Openstack deployment? RAID or JBOD?

Am following openstack wallaby charm deployment guide and am stuck on the physical hard disk requirements. From the documentation it says: 4 x cloud nodes: 8GiB RAM, 2 CPUs, 2 NICs, 3 x 80GiB storage ...
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Is Ubuntu MAAS only for Servers?

I'm trying to get my head around using Ubuntu MAAS as a means to deploy clients. All the documentation I see exclusively mentions servers. Can I use the MAAS platform to deploy a regular Ubuntu ...
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how to run maas when network can't be connected

I am using maas to manage my bare metal I found that when adding HOST to maas or through maas deploy host, maas or host must be able to connect to the Internet, otherwise the whole process will fail ...
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MAAS cloud-init hanging due to systemd-resolved?

We're observing some weirdness when using MAAS (version 2.8 in this case). The machines get systemd-resolved configured after deployment (using an ansible role) and from that point every system reboot ...
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Set up auto install of Ubuntu Server 18.04, also possibly 16.04

I am a relative newbie to the Linux, but have used Ubuntu desktop for a while. This is my first post to the community. I am dealing with the Server now, specifically 16.04 LTS (Xenial) and 18.04 LTS (...
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MAAS - Deploying workstations right away

I'm using MAAS to deploy workstations. Because workstations don't have management tools like IPMI, I have to PXE boot the workstation for MAAS to catch it, then do it again for it to commission, and ...
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How to use maas to create disk partitions in batches

Hell All I plan to use Maas to install the operating system (Ubuntu 20.04) on 100 servers The default partition on Maas can't meet my needs. I need to use a custom partition /boot/ 1G / 100G /var/log/ ...
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MAAS can't apt update

I'm setting up MAAS for our workstations and it's going great! I've deployed a test VM with it. The only thing that doesn't work is apt. I can't perform an apt update. It looks for 172-16-0-0--16....
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Figuring out why MAAS cannot connect to virsh

I'm trying to get MAAS to talk to virsh on localhost to not have to configure a whole extra physical machine to run deployment service juju on. MAAS seems to be able to deploy a virtual machine to ...
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SSH into Ubuntu MAAS

I'm testing out MAAS. I've PXE booted a VM in vCenter to install ubuntu 18.04. The machine booted up and got an IP address. Problem is, I can't seem to SSH into it. I've made sure to import the SSH ...
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curtin script: set size as remaining space on disk

I am using maas 2.9 on ubuntu 20.04 server os to install ubuntu 20.04 images. Issue 1: how to create last partition with remaining space? To create a custom storage configuration, I have added the ...
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How does curtin, cloud-init and the ephemeral image work?

I wanted to understand how dos cloud-init, curtin and the ephemeral image work together. I’m trying to write the role of each in the MAAS architecture. Cloud-init has two configuration sources: Cloud ...
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Juju deploy OpenStack bundle just on 3 nodes

I’m new to working with maas and juju and trying to deploy OpenStack with maas and juju according to the canonical guide https://ubuntu.com/openstack/install#multi-node-deployment everything is fine ...
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Juju status pending (focal is not a valid distro_series. It should be one of: ””, ”ubuntu/bionic”.”)

I'm new with juju and trying to deploy OpenStack bundle with juju according to the canonical deployment guide https://ubuntu.com/openstack/install#cluster-deployment. But after juju deploy cs:bundle/...
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Troubleshooting MAAS supervision of IPv6 cluster of Rasperry Pi 4

This contribution aims at collecting tips to fix the MAAS supervision of a cluster of four Raspberry Pi 4 addressed in IPv6. Consider four Raspberry Pi 4 (RPi4) with PoE hats joined in a cluster. An ...
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MAAS: How to create / update a network interface for a new machine using CLI / API?

I was able to create a new machine using the MAAS API. The problem is, that there is the need to add / change the interface before commissioning which does not work. Try 1: No mac_address during ...
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juju stops on "running machine configuration script" MAAS/JUJU/ real servers

i am getting this issue when doing juju bootstrap, please note that this is on a rack of 10 servers running MAAS, and here it hangs for all eternity. Creating Juju controller "maas-controller&...
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MAAS enlistment doesn't work, datasource not found, can't boot off of UEFI PXE

Extremely detailed description of issue ahead, TL;DR servers I am trying to deploy can't enlist, and I am having UEFI netboot issues on a few of the servers I have 4 servers, (repurposed desktop ...
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Juju Subordinate Charm: Vault mysql-router

I'm trying to deploy charmed Openstack inside my Juju managed MAAS environment (following deployment guide from Openstack website), but I can't deal with one thing. I'm having a problem with ...
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boor-resources doesn't work

I have a question, I'm trying do use boot-resources in case of MAAS server here is my command: borek@local:/test$ maas local boot-resources create name="ubuntu1804" title="Custom 18.04&...
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Share your Netplan configuration!

This is Lukas Märdian a Netplan developer for Canonical. We are currently looking for ways to improve the Netplan YAML configuration schema [0]. Therefore, we would love to see the configuration files ...
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Not able to access MAAS WEB UI

I'm getting NO such resource/ NO such child resource when accessing http://localhost:5240/MASS/ and http://10.0.2.15:5240/MASS/. What i've done so far: After normal installation, I've run the command ...
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Maas 2.8 and Windows image

I'm working on Windows server image work on Maas 2.8, but I'm getting many issues to do that. I'm able to upload the image to the Maas Region and sync it with the Rack controller, but during the ...
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Can you run Ubuntu MAAS without a BMC Card?

I'm trying to setup Ubuntu MAAS on a three node network. All computers are off-the-shelf computers. The official documentation from Ubuntu states that it needs a BMC card to be able to power cycle the ...
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Installing Openstack/Base with juju on MaaS not succeeding because of perceived lxd mount error

I have installed four servers with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-31-generic x86_64) on a maas cloud, whose main server is also running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-31-generic x86_64) on a ...
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Cannot use command "maas-region" on ubuntu 20.04. ; getting "distribution" not found error when trying workaround

I have installed maas following the Ubuntu Openstack Cluster Installation Site, but when I get to sudo maas-region apikey --username=admin I get error sudo: maas-region: command not found ...
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Bare metal backup

I'm renting out some bare metal machines and am finally starting to automate the process of provisioning. The idea is to setup a few bare metal machines and manage them via MAAS. I would like to ...
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Adding rack controller to maas on ubuntu 20.04. throws "maas-rack: command not found" error

On an ubuntu 20.04. machine I have installed maas via sudo snap install maas and initiated it with the default configurations through sudo maas init As I only have a region controller, I ...
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