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Questions tagged [maas]

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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How do you add a machine to MAAS with IPMI power using CLI

I want to add a new machine to MAAS for commissioning and deployment using the MAAS CLI. What is the MAAS CLI command to add a new machine that supports IPMI power parameters?
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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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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 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 libboost-...
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Installing Ubuntu OpenStack requires at least five machines with two disks, two of which have two network interfaces. Why?

Installing Ubuntu OpenStack requires at least five machines with two disks, two of which have two network interfaces (NICs). Install Ubuntu Server on one of the machines with two interfaces. Why do I ...
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Using MAAS to deploy graphical shell on office workstations

Would it be possible to deploy desktop images to my office workstations from MAAS? I would like to see a scenario in which the workstations have a graphical shell and some PXE boot KVM instances ...
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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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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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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 http-...
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MAAS 2.0. Importing custom images does not work?

How should I import custom images to MAAS 2.0.0~beta2+bzr4920 in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Beta2? The command I successfully used in 1.9 is uploading an image without errors: $ maas local boot-resources ...
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How do I get MAAS and Juju to recognize proxy settings in a deployment?

So, I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, installed MaaS from the initial bootup, and then added JUJU. I'm behind a proxy, so, added proxy to /etc/apt/apt.conf and also to /etc/wgetrc. Doing that I could then use ...
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Ubuntu MAAS DNS not forwarding request

I am trying out MAAS but I am having trouble getting the node to reach the internet. This is my setup: 3 physical machine, with 1 of them having two network cards acting as gateway, cluster ...
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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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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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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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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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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 can I create additional users in Ubuntu OpenStack?

I set up an OpenStack installation using Ubuntu OpenStack Autopilot. So far so good, I have MAAS running, a Landscape Dedicated Server and have access to OpenStacks Horizon dashboard. What I can't ...
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Are there examples of custom installation scripts?

I can't seem to find any information on how to provide a custom script to be run after installation. Are there examples on this that the community can provide?
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Failed to bootstrap during Openstack autopilot installation

I'm installing Openstack autopilot on Ubuntu 15.04 server. I've installed Maas and join nodes successfully. I tested Maas connection by installing juju and deploying service. but when I want to ...
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Unable to run Openstack-installer Error

I'm trying to run the sudo openstack-install command, after installing sudo apt-get install openstack. It gives me error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/openstack-install", line ...
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Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to upgrade MAAS from 1.5.4 to maas 1.7.0. Not sure about the steps to follow. And which versions of maas are supported by ubuntu 14.04 currently runnuing Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Can I try Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu OpenStack with less than 7 machines? [duplicate]

Can I try Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu OpenStack with less than 7 machines?
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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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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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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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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 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 change ...
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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 environment-...
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MAAS new Node Network and Storage error

OS: UBUNTU 16.04 MAAS: 2.0.0. Beta 3 I added one node it shows up as new , both network adopter connectet to network(One internal and one exteral), When I am looking at node pages on MAAS GUI, it ...
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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 maas-region-...
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The maas/stable/ubuntu xenial repository does not have a Release file

When I run sudo apt update on my Ubunutu 16.04 LTS Server with MAAS installed I get the following error message: graeme@MAAS:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial ...
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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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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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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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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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How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type

I've installed Ubuntu MaaS using VMware Workstation on a vm with Ubuntu 14.04 and upgraded it via ppa stable. I'd like to add some vnodes to MaaS and setting them their Power Type as "VMware" but 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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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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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 ...