• Deploying Whitebox Switch ONIE images with MAAS

    Hello, So I spend a lot of time deploying switches in my lab for my job. I also really like Canonical’s tools for managing infrastructure and bare metal servers called MAAS, or Metal-As-A-Service. It can deploy servers better than really any other solution I have used in the past, including Red Hat’s Satellite, Microsoft’s Windows […]

  • Deploying SwitchDev with MAAS

    Hello! So in this post, I’m going to show how to deploy a Mellanox switch with the latest firmware installed using Canonical’s Metal-As-A-Service, or MAAS. It’s actually pretty easy since with the latest release, 16.10, it has SwitchDev already enabled. There are just a few little things you need to do to make this deployment […]

  • MAAS 2.0 and DNS

    Hello everyone! Been a while since I wrote a blog entry. I updated my network topology last night to accommodate for guest access and to separate my personal network from my work network to keep my video game consoles and my cell phones off of my external facing network and firewall them up better for […]