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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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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). I was able to get the web GUI (http://$API_HOST:5240/MAAS) going and was busy with setting up the Vlan etc. When I rebooted,...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu MaaS Juju Openstack with LXD unable to boot LXD containers

I am grabbing nodes from MaaS and and deploying my Juju bundle, but cannot spawn containers, because whether I tell it to or not, it wants "Network Spaces" data which I cannot turn off, and am thus ...
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Juju bundle reference for customizing canonical-kubernetes bundle.yaml manifest

For context, the cloud provider I'm using for this project is MaaS. I'm not sure if that will have any bearing on the answers to my question, but if that is important context, please answer under the ...
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Power parameters for VMware in MaaS CLI

I am playing with MaaS in a vSphere environment so I can simulate large clusters. I have finished my auto-provisioning PowerShell script, where I can provision a bunch of virtual machines to be added ...
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Is my Ubuntu/Canonical Openstack Disk Architecture Legitimate?

I have a couple of the new R740 reference spec machines with 1.6TB NMVe to add to the cluster.  Time to adjust my disks:   Old Machines: R740,  2X10 core Xeon, 384GB RAM, 4X240GB SSD, 6X4TB SATA, ...
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Backup and Restore a MaaS+Juju+OpenStack cloud

I successfully deployed an OpenStack cluster on JuJu+MaaS. I have 6 servers which have their respective RAID to avoid the loss of information if an HDD fails. The question would be how to handle the ...
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Can commission virsh VM with MaaS Pod, but deploy fails with timeout

I want to use MaaS to manage some VMs. (My justification is that I have a project which should use 6 machines, but I only have 4, so for now I want to deploy my workload across 2 VMs, and 4 bare ...
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juju controller bootstrap failure on MAAS node added on ESXi VM?

I am trying to deploy open-stack with juju and MAAS following the open-stack docs https://docs.openstack.org/project-deploy-guide/charm-deployment-guide/rocky/install-juju.html My environment is ...
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When deploying HP workstations with MAAS I get screen “RCO/USBR boot failed”

Here is the screen: If I start up the machine or deploy it with MAAS I have to press esc to continue boot and get deployed. But when its not connected to a screen or keyboard it won't work because ...
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/etc/maas-cert-server/ equivalent

I am following http://certification-static.canonical.com/docs/MAAS_Advanced_NUC_Installation_And_Configuration.pdf to set up my MAAS cloud. And I have come to a spot where I am supposed to edit /etc/...
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New subnet already exists in MAAS

So, I am creating a new subnet in my MAAS environment. 192.168.0.0/24. When I try to make it, MAAS gives me "Error: Subnet with this Cidr already exists." Even though the subnet does not exist in the ...
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Add FreeNAS plugin to Ubuntu OpenStack

How can I add the FreeNAS Storage plugin to Ubuntu OpenStack Cinder (The OpenStack is installed with MaaS + conjure-up)??
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Expand Ubuntu OpenStack cloud

I'm use MaaS + conjure-up to install my Ubuntu OpenStack cloud in 8 servers. But now i purshase another server, how can I add to the OpenStack Cloud?
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Problem with commissioning in MaaS

Hi we are two students working on a bachelor project for a business where we are going to make a cloud using MaaS 2.5. Never used it before so a lot of try and errors... We are running ubuntu bionic ...
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How to setup a bridge on ubuntu with two NIC's - one for WAN and one for LAN, that are connected to MaaS

Hi we are two students with a bachelor project in a business where we are going to make a cloud using MaaS 2.5. Never used it before so alot of try and errors... We are running ubuntu bionic 18.04 ...
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Putting MaaS behind firewall

I can't find anything about the ports to be opened on iptables to protect a MaaS (Region and Rack controller all in one). Anyone have tried this ? Roberto
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MAAS:The hardware test after commissioning fails, the type of power supply is not recognized, the machine does not start via LAN

I tried to add a physical node in MAAS (version 2.4.2) but the power state of the configured machine is not recognized and, after the commissioning phase, the hardware test with the smartctl-validate ...
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Replace old MAAS nodes that are deployed onto a Juju cloud

I have a situation where i have Openstack Charm Bundle Openstack base deployed onto a Juju Model backed by 4 physical MAAS nodes. Now, there is a need to replace two of the MAAS nodes. These nodes ...
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Why can't I manually add this VMware based machine?

GUI "add machine dialog" Using VMware fusion 11 pro, I've created a rack controller. It correctly provides PXEboot to a raw machine; but enlistment failed. To make progress, it seemed that "add ...
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ESXi deployment using MaaS

I saw that support for ESXi deployment has been introduced in MaaS 2.5. I looked into this for a while, but I wasn't able to find any information to help me generate an ESXi image for MaaS. Has ...