Getting your MAAS network settings right is crucial
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Broadly speaking there are three essential skills you need to manage MAAS networking:
Connecting MAAS nodes to controllers is your starting point, and without it, you won’t make progress. A primer on MAAS networking basics may be beneficial before diving in.
Enabling DHCP is essential for MAAS to discover your machines. If DHCP is misconfigured, your machines won’t obtain IP addresses or Network Boot Programs (NBPs).
Pro tip: DHCP-related issues often trip up MAAS setups. If you’re unclear on the details, consider reading our guide to DHCP.
- Using availability zones, which allow for machine allocation across different logical network segments, adds a layer of fault-tolerance. This is particularly useful for mission-critical applications.
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