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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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How can I add packages, repositories, and users to all nodes?

I've installed MAAS and added 8 nodes with Ubuntu Server 12.04 amd64. I would like to build a cluster with Condor and centralized authentication with LDAP. I'm starting to think that MAAS wasn't a ...
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juju status returns ERROR Invalid SSH Key

I was able to successfully juju bootstrap, but get an error with juju status. Here is what I got the first time I ran it: Please type 'yes' or 'no': The authenticity of host 'node-003048c0cd2a....
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What is the minimum number of nodes for an Ubuntu Cloud?

What is the minimum number of nodes required to setup a functioning cloud as described in this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure I just want to run some tests and ...
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What do the various MaaS node statuses mean?

I'm interested in some more info on the different node state's The below link list some of the possible node status http://people.canonical.com/~gavin/docs/lp:maas/enum.html#maasserver.models....
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What do I use for the pxe boot file for MAAS nodes?

I'm setting up MAAS and some nodes using VMFusion on MacOSX. I have built the MAAS server and 3 nodes, however they are not commissioning. My question is what do I use for the pxe boot file? I'm ...
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Is disabling AppArmor to solve permission issues when deploying MaaS advisable?

I'm still yet to successfully build a MAAS server, deploy nodes and charms with 12.04 LTS. In my latest troubleshooting in my logs, I have found several errors in my syslog pertaining to permissions ...
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Why can't I decommission MaaS nodes?

I tried to set up a test cloud by following the tutorial here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/MAAS I successfully set up the MAAS server and set it as a DHCP server. Then I tried to add some ...
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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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Juju bootstrap gives me a “409 CONFLICT” error

am defining a Juju environment on Ubuntu 12.04LTS but when i give command "juju bootstrap", it generates error i.e Unexpected Error interacting with provider: 409 CONFLICT 2012-04-13 02:25:01,025 ...
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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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“No matching node is available.” error when trying to bootstrap juju

This is my error while doing bootstrap , the status of nodes I added were declared and now I have accept and commising and it says comminsing started , I need help please .. clusteruser@cluster:~$ ...
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“Supplied storage credentials were not accepted by the server” error when trying to bootstrap juju

This is the error while bootstrap clusteruser@cluster:~$ juju bootstrap 2012-08-04 03:05:23,536 INFO Bootstrapping environment 'maas' (origin: ppa type: maas)... 2012-08-04 03:05:23,694 ERROR ...
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Specify the bootstrapped node in MAAS?

I am testing out MAAS in a demo environment of differently specified machines and would like the bootstrap node to be the smaller of the machines. Is there a way to specify the bootstrap node?
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How to uninstall MAAS

I accidentally selected the options to install MAAS on a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04. In order to remove the server/service, is it just a matter of "sudo apt-get remove maas"?
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MaaS install 64-bit client nodes doesn't work

I have installed a MaaS node that will act as the parent and I am trying to add additional nodes via the PXE boot. The nodes boot fine and get an image from the MaaS server but they only install the ...
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About node controller

I have installed MAAS , but i am having difficulty in installing node . In the documentation i am having difficulty in how to configure each node for wake on lan and pxe .. how to select pxe boot to ...
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How do I access the MAAS web interface?

i installed maas as the steps guided me but in the end i dont know how to access to maas web interface ? Next steps Now you have a working MAAS. You can log into the web interface at the following ...
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Does Juju really need two nodes?

Hi I am trying to deploy openstack with Juju and MAAS. But the Juju bootstap is still with the Status Connecting to Environment: marcel@ubuntu20:~$ juju -v status 2012-07-11 07:18:00,831 DEBUG ...
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MAAS Invalid SSH key

I would like to setup a MAAS for OpenStack with Ubuntu 12.04. Everything workes great: marcel@ubuntu20:~$ juju status 2012-07-09 13:00:02,559 INFO Connecting to environment... The authenticity of ...
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Openstack Dashboard access after installing w\ MAAS

I've installed MAAS and Openstack as guided by https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/MAAS/ and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure, however on step 5 it states: if you are ...
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What is the default password for the MaaS Image?

What is the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS image password? I installed it as a node of Ubuntu maas with cobbler. It retrieved packages over Internet and installed it. I have just ssh public key, but I do not have ...
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juju: ERROR Unexpected Error interacting with provider: 409 CONFLICT

I'm trying to realize an Ubuntu Enterprise Infrastructure using virtualBox creating all VMs. After I followed this tutorials: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/MAAS https://wiki.ubuntu.com/...
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Can I provision a MAAS node with an arbitrary install image?

I'd like to provision machines using arbitrary install images (i.e. Ubuntu +1 daily ISOs.) I know this is possible in cobbler, and I'm wondering if it can be done using the MAAS API or if I should ...
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Commissioning never completes

Sometimes a node will boot to a login prompt but the maas server says the node is still "commissioning".
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Why is it that aa full deployment will require a minimum of 10 servers?

I wish to try MaaS, and there's only two machine, could I install one with MaaS service, and use MaaS and juju to deploy the other bare machine with openstack nova-compute? Thank you so much for ...
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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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How I can compute power and traffic for each vm to do accounting for client?

I've installed MAAS cloud but nothing do with accounting... If I'm going to use it as a public cloud PXE boot from client. How I can compute power and traffic for each vm to do accounting for client?
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Is it possible to remove or fix a node from maas after juju bootstrap?

I don't want to destroy environment of juju. Is there any way that let me to delete a node in maas with minium change? Or, if some way can fix the node, that's perfect. My juju status: machines: ...
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Can't access MAAS web interface

I'm currently using a virtual machine to run ubuntu server. I installed maas on it. I got this error everytime. The requested URL /MAAS was not found on this server. Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) Server at ...
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How to let maas' cloud-init client select internal mirror?

Our maas LAN can't access the internet and has a internal apt-mirror site 192.168.3.6. I changed the mirror set of maas server's snippets/maas_proxy file as follows: d-i mirror/country string ...
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MAAS not working

I'm trying a whole week to make MASS to work, but no results. This is the procedure: maas createsuperuser sudo apt-get install maas-dhcp maas-import-isos apt-get install maas-enlist tftpd-hpa maas-...
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Did Orchestra evolve into MAAS?

I never knew what Orchestra really was, I'd like to ask, MAAS is orchestra with another name?, if not, what are the differences?
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How do I delete a node from MAAS after removing it from Cobbler?

I've installed ubuntu maas server, and a couple of nodes. Everything went right, just for one node, now with status "Allocated to...". Question is, how do i delete this node. I've tried following : ...
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MAAS nodes hung at commisioning

Got another machine up and running 12.04. All three of these machines have different cpu a dell amd64,hp intel, and MX-3203 VIA. I have a copy of maas and a desktop in all three. No matter which way ...
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Can't add images on MAAS cloud

I have been following this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure#Deploying_Ubuntu_Cloud_Infrastructure_with_Juju Everything goes well until almost end of guide is part: ...
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Is one node + MAAS possible? [closed]

Presently I have two machines wanting to join a private cloud an hp i386 & dell amd64. Installing the MAAS in the dell and attempting to add the hp as a node yields Unable to create Node: ...
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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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MAAS post installation problem. Internal server problem

I wanted to try MAAS out so I installed the server in VirtualBox VM. After installation completion, nothing seemed to happen. I got "Internal server problem" when I tried accessing xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/...
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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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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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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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“Unable to create Node: timed out” error when creating node in MAAS

I am trying out the new MAAS tool on my laptop and have installed the MAAS server in a VirtualBox VM. I want to try adding nodes so I created a couple of VMs in VirtualBox that boot from the network ...
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How do I add different packages to MAAS clients on installation?

I would like to modify the images that are included in MAAS so that I can install laptops and desktops with it instead of the normal cloud images.
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How do I reset my MAAS username/password?

I've set up MAAS but forgot the username and password, how can I reset it?
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Where can I find more documentation on building an Ubuntu-based cloud infrastructure? [duplicate]

I've been reading: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure It's fascinating stuff, but documentation seems a bit sparse. Where I work, we have this aging, clunky VMWare ESXi setup ...