OpenStack Ubuntu 14 Installation

Ubuntu server MAAS install

Here we are going to do the initial install of the MAAS, metal as a service software. We will update our Ubuntu install and install MAAS, then add the superuser as well as kick on the import of the boot images.

Download the putty SSH client here:

In this video we did these commands:

Update repositories:

$ sudo apt update

Upgrade any packages that need to be:

$ sudo apt upgrade

Upgrade the distribution if it needs to be:

$ sudo apt dist-upgrade

Access the Ubuntu cloud install step bu step guide here:

Check out this site to on how to enable the add-apt-repository function

Install these packages to enable add-apt-repository:

$ sudo apt-get install python-software-properties 
$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common

Add stable juju repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:juju/stable 

Add stable MAAS repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maas-maintainers/stable 

Add the openstack cloud stable repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cloud-installer/stable

Run your update again. Update repositories:

$ sudo apt update

Install MAAS package:

$ sudo apt install maas

Access you MAAS install at this address, use you server IP address, make sure MAAS is in caps:

The GUI will have you set the superuser enter this command:

$ sudo maas-region-admin createadmin

Enter the username as root just to make things easier.

If you want to use screen the multiple view tool, install its here:

$ sudo apt install screen

To start screen enter:

$ screen

To add a screen enter

CTRL + A then C

To go to the next screen enter

CTRL + A then P

To install network load monitor:

$ sudo apt install nload

To use it:

$ nload

To install ATOP process monitor:

$ sudo apt install atop

To use atop:

$ atop