How to allocate machines with MAAS

Machines must be in the “Ready” state to be allocated.

To allocate a node with the web UI, select a machine which is in the “Ready” state, and drop down the “Take action” menu:

Select “Allocate” from the drop-down menu, which will bring you to a confirmation screen:

MAAS will allocate the selected machine; you can now find it in the list of “Allocated” machines:

To allocate a random node:

maas $PROFILE machines allocate

To allocate a specific node:

maas $PROFILE machines allocate system_id=$SYSTEM_ID

Last updated 22 days ago.