Deploy a node

Deploy a nodeΒΆ

Once a node has been commissioned, you can deploy it.

The deployment operation includes installing an operating system and copying the SSH keys imported to MAAS. As a result, you can access the deployed node through SSH using the default user account ubuntu.

To deploy a node:

  1. In the MAAS web UI, open the Nodes page.

  2. In the list of nodes, verify that the commisioned node is in the Ready state.

  3. Click on the node to open the configuration window.

  4. In the node configuration window, click the Take action button at the top-right conner and select the Deploy item.

  5. Specify the OS, release, and kernel options.

  6. Click Go to start the deployment.

Once the deployment is finished, MAAS will change the node status to Deployed.