MAAS 2.4

Overview and new features
in the latest release.

Automate your infrastructure setup

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Unattended server discovery

PXE boot your servers and containers and they will be automatically discovered and enlisted in MAAS.

IPMI enabled machines work seamlessly with MAAS.

Learn more about adding new nodes to MAAS

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Effortless network discovery

MAAS will automatically discover your network, including:

  • Subnets
  • Accessible VLANs
  • Attached switch fabrics

Find out more about MAAS networking

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Simple device discovery

MAAS can discover new devices and network interfaces:

  • Passively
  • On-demand
  • Periodically

Learn more about device discovery and subnet mapping

Manage your servers without leaving your seat

Use the Web UI or the command line (CLI) to remotely manage your nodes or use the API to automate management.

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Operate your machines remotely

Manage individual or groups of servers.

  • Power on/off
  • Commission
  • Deploy
  • Assign an owner
  • Mark a node fixed or broken
  • Enter rescue mode
  • Test your hardware
  • Assign to physical zones

Learn more about the node actions

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Provision with any OS image

Select the OS you require in your data centre *

  • Ubuntu
  • CentOS
  • Windows
  • RHEL
  • SUSE

Import, update or sync the images or connect to an onsite mirror to work offline.

* Images other than Ubuntu and CentOS require an Ubuntu Advantage licence

Learn more about images

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Deploy with the press of a button

  1. Select the machine
  2. Choose the OS and architecture
  3. Press 'deploy'

Learn more about deployment

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Get all the information you need

  • Dig into your hardware details that MAAS gathers during commissioning including; processors, memory, storage, networking, and other components.
  • Event tracking allows you to monitor your machine throughout its’ lifecycle.

Keep an eye on your hardware

Run MAAS provided tests or upload your own.

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Check your data centre health at a glance and easily identify faulty components.

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Run tests for each component to get up to date information about their health.

Review captured metrics to better understand your hardware’s performance.

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Access all historical testing data to discover trends of component metrics and failures.

Learn more about hardware testing

Configure your servers with a few clicks

Easily manage your network interfaces

Set up your Ethernet interfaces easily and get your nodes ready to work as soon as they're deployed. MAAS supports:

  • IP address assignment
  • Bonding
  • VLAN configuration
  • Virtual bridges
  • Static routes and more…

Learn more about interfaces

Configure any storage layout no matter how complex

Set up your storage, from simple partitioning to complex storage layouts including:

  • Bcache
  • RAID
  • LVM

Learn more about storage

Manage your network with MAAS

IPAM (IP address management) for operational efficiency

With MAAS managing DHCP, you can easily

  • Define IP address ranges
  • Create persistent leases
  • Boot your machines from the network
  • Receive DHCP requests relayed from remote networks

Learn more about DHCP in MAAS

With full DNS management you can

  • Create multiple DNS domains
  • Add multiple records per domain
  • Select the domain for machines and devices
  • Assign additional names to IP addresses and more…

And much more

MAAS can easily manage the most complex network environments, including all your:

Want to understand the core concepts and get a high-level overview of MAAS and its architecture?

Read how it works ›