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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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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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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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Is Ubuntu MAAS free?

Ubuntu MAAS, very cool, awesome in fact, looks like a unique tool for several jobs. It looks free, but part of its documentation starts already with clauses that would scare anyone with interest in ...
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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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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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deploying openstack on 6 servers

I'm new to openstack and i'm still learning. In 2 month i'll get 6 servers like: 4 servers with dual xeon e5-2630 , 96gb ram, 2 1gb ethernet and 2 500gb hdd in raid 1 DAS with 40tb of storage (...
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Should I add HWE kernel to the Ubuntu server manual installation (not from a hosting provider)?

Manually installing Ubuntu server (not from a hosting provider) -- should I add a HWE kernel? From the moment I mount the ISO in my VirtualBox and starting the installation process, I am asked for 4 ...
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How do I use MAAS and Juju with an existing DHCP server?

I found some information about installing ubuntu with MaaS and JuJu, and I would like to try it out however I am not finding any information on how to take in to account a DHCP server already in the ...
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Can I manage ZFS with Landscape and MAAS?

I have 5 different servers. I am very interested in installing ZFS across all of them. I also am interested in using JuJu, MAAS, and Landscape to automate the installation of ZFS, and the management ...
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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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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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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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Allow loop mounting files inside LXC containers?

I'm trying to set up a MaaS server inside an LXC container. When I import the PXE files, it needs to be able to mount loop devices. I have set the following options in the container config file to ...
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Landscape's Openstack deployment fails at Configure Availability Zones

Using the current Landscape's “OpenStack Beta” option to deploy OpenStack on my MAAS setup. I get to 98% completion, with 1 failure on “Configure availability zones”. My settings utilized KVM, Open ...
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How do I use MAAS custom commissioning scripts?

I am attempting to use a custom MAAS commissioning script to perform custom operations on my MAAS cluster. When do these scripts run? How should they be named? Do they need to be in a particular ...
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Juju not seeing the MaaS slaves… at least not after some time?

At our company are doing a project where we want to start doing Juju, MaaS and OpenStack. All in all we are satisfied, but we have one major problem that is setting us back. We haven't seemed to find ...
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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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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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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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Creating block devices for openstack deployment using MAAS and juju (nova-volume deployment)

I'm currently trying to get a openstack deployment working by using MAAS with 9 nodes and juju. To do this I found this guide, working with ubuntu 12.04 LTS and followed it as good as I can. After a ...
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Should MaaS and Juju get installed on one of my servers or on a client system?

I've been struggling with MaaS and Juju slightly. I have two servers that I want to use as nodes, but I am unsure of where to install MaaS and Juju. Do they get installed on one of my two servers? ...
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relation error between nova-compute and nova cloud controller

I have successfully setup Open Stack cloud from the documentation: Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure. My Juju environment file: environments: maas: type: maas maas-server: 'http://192.168.122.4:80/MAAS' ...
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Is it possible to make OpenStack work with MaaS without involving Juju?

I have to machines, {machine-A: will be used as my Master MAAS server with OpenStack} and {machine-B [Quad Core/16GB RAM/8x HDD]: will be running a KVM where all my nodes will run on} Purpose I want ...
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Juju unable to remove relation [closed]

I am trying to remove and re add the relation between openstack-dashboard and the identity service. I have 2 units of the dashboard service and I have made an HA cluster out of it, and also I have 2 ...
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How do I deploy havana instead of grizzly?

I'm trying to install openstack havana dashboard but the dashboard is always grizzly... I use juju and maas to deploy the charms on a bootstrap node, set the openstack-origin to: cloud:precise-havana ...
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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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What's the correct MAAS DHCP configuration?

I've set up a MAAS controller by following this documentation: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs1.4/cluster-configuration.html However, when I got to the DHCP configurations I was a little puzzled. The ...
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Openstack install fails because of wrongly specified ubuntu version

I followed this tutorial from youtube for openstack on ubuntu (with autopilot): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64HXwmgOQKw I used ubuntu 16.04 for this, everything was working until I typed "sudo ...
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OpenStack deployment with MAAS, Juju and Autopilot

I have a problema with my cluster installation. I intend to install OpenStack on my ready set of machines, where each one has 2 NIC and 2 hard disks. I installed the MAAS controller and Juju on 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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Should all hosts be set to network boot at all times or after they have been registered and allocated as a service, should they boot to disk?

I really love the concept of MAAS underlying an OpenStack implementation, but there are a few questions about MAAS that I am not entirely clear on. Should all hosts be set to network boot at all ...
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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 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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what is maas exactly?

i'm quite a newb on this subject and this is my first attempt. I could't find much documentation about what MAAS is exactly. I made my own MAAS server and 1 node is now added and allocated. SSH works ...
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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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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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Can I make a “choice image list” in MAAS UBUNTU?

I just want to know if I can make a kind of menu choice list where the node can choose from the OS they want? so instead of automatically runs the Ubuntu 16.04 image you assigned to it, you give it ...
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A step by step Openstack installation on Ubuntu tutorial

I am an IT Student doing a cloud related project and self learning about cloud technology. I am planning to build a private Cloud for my project, I have been searching for the openstack installation ...
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ceph status fails due to “ERROR: missing keyring” error

I have deployed 3 ceph mon nodes using juju and maas. From juju status all ceph mon nodes are up and fine. but i did ssh into one of the ceph node and was just trying to get ceph status. and its ...
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In a MAAS/juju setup, is it possible to deploy multiple charms (eg. mysql and wordpress) on one single MAAS node?

Well the headline basically says it all. I have a small testing environment running, and this question pops up. Not all charms need a whole node for them selves. Is it possible for me to deploy both ...
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Juju remove units stuck in dying state so I can start over?

I have machines running on MaaS using Juju. Some of them failed to deploy because a hook didn't run because of an (invalid) setting I set in the config. In the Jju UI, I tried marking them as ...
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Can MAAS be used for remote installation of desktop computers?

I know MAAS is intended for installing cluster nodes. But can MAAS be used for the install of desktop computers, or laptops? How to proceed?
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How can I install another Operating System through MAAS?

I want to install CentOS and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 using MAAS. How can it be achieved? I have already installed MAAS server on a single machine.
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How to deploy multiple juju services on the same server with MaaS

I have 6 services that I need to deploy with 5 physical servers. Would it be ok to deploy juju gui with haproxy? How would you deploy multiple services to one server. I saw some documentation for ...
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juju bundle deploy in one machine in LXC?

Hi So far i have developed juju charm bundle which contains three charms.I have Two Questions (Q1) And i need to deploy juju charm bundle in one machine in LXC. i have three charms and normally when i ...
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How do I resolve a 401 error when setting up Juju MAAS environment?

Here is the debug output: 2014-01-14 17:09:57 DEBUG juju.environs.configstore disk.go:77 Making /home/neo/.juju/environments 2014-01-14 17:09:57 INFO juju.environs open.go:156 environment info ...
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juju with MAAS error: file 'provider-state' not found

I'm trying to configure juju to work w/ MAAS. I'm configuring juju to run on the same node as MAAS. When I run "juju status" I get the following error: error: file 'provider-state' not found Any ...
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juju deploy ceph hangs in pending in maas environment

I have ubuntu 14.04.1 with maas 1.7.1 rc4 and juju 1.20.14. My client machine is commissioned and deployed. I can ssh ubuntu@cl1stn2.maas and I can juju ssh 1 successfully. I did "juju deploy --...
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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-...