Tag - MAAS

Ubuntu

DHCP Server Conflict Detection

This blog title should really be, “Why you always, always, always want conflict detection turned on on all the networks MAAS touches,” but that’s really long...

Ubuntu

DHCP scope

It’s possible to have more than one DHCP server on the same network and still have everything work right, with no conflicts and no dropped packets or IP...

Ubuntu

Moving toward Diátaxis

We discovered the Diátaxis Framework earlier this year. It’s been on our roadmap to shift MAAS doc to this cool new way of explaining things. This cycle, we...

Ubuntu

MAAS 3.0 released

We are happy to announce the release of MAAS 3.0. This release provides some new features and bug fixes. Here’s the tl;dr summary: PCI and USB devices are now...

Ubuntu

Basic DHCP concepts

Let’s step back and take a very basic look at DHCP. In fact, let’s look at the analogy of assigning a street address to your house. Usually, this is done by...

Ubuntu

Off the grid, with a purpose

So the MAAS blog been off the grid since late January, mostly because, well, lots of meaningful doc work. And we’re taking it up a notch this cycle, trying to...

Ubuntu

Improving CLI output with jq

Welcome back to our series on MAAS CLI operations. In our previous post, we learned how to acquire and deploy machines using the MAAS CLI. It was also evident...

Ubuntu

MAAS 2.9 is now available

Canonical is happy to announce that MAAS 2.9 is now available. We’ll get to the details of installing it in just a moment, but first, let’s walk through a...

Ubuntu

MAAS CLI-only machine deployment

Continuing in our series on CLI-only MAAS operation, it’s time to deploy machines. In the previous post, we reached the point of creating and commissioning...