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Deploying machines


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Deploying machines with the MAAS CLI

Step 1: Acquiring a machine using the CLI

When it's finished commissioning, I can acquire a machine like this:

Deploying a machine with the CLI

Having once acquired the machine, which basically gives my username control, I can deploy the machine this way:

Okay, done with that much. I have installed and configured MAAS, started DHCP, created a machine, commissioned it, acquired it, and deployed it without touching the UI. Next, I'm going to get a large number of machines online -- both LXD VMs and libvirt VMs -- and see if I can do a little jq magic to get some more human-readable output from the MAAS CLI.

Updated 2022-08-10 Wed 14:40.
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