MAAS 2.6.0 beta 3 released

Hello MAASters!

We are happy to announce MAAS 2.6.0beta3.


Full HTTP boot for UEFI

This release introduces HTTP boot support for the UEFI 2.5 spec. For those users having newer hardware that has this newer firmware, we please ask you to perform proper testing and report back to us in the event of any issues.

Bug fixes

For other issues or bugs fixed in this release, please refer to:

Bug # Description
#1820983 [2.6a1] Support boot over HTTP
#1824540 [2.6] Relax the requirement of having an SSH key to deploy a machine, but do include a warning
#1824971 [UI]Event message in machine listing requires tooltip
#1826864 [2.6] Can’t enlist VMs using ipxe
#1729844 [2.3b3, UI] When I add an SSH key the row should be automatically expanded so that the user can see the key
#1822647 [2.5 ui] Space(s) not shown in machine list
#1825236 [2.6b2] There’s no info event that tells the user the machine has been deployed, nor any action post-deploy
#1826280 [2.6, UI] No cue that you are under the settings page
#1826323 When VMFS6 layout is applied the WS should send a filesystem for the base partitions
#1827238 Machines fail to deploy because cloud-init needs to accept both netplan spellings for grat arp


MAAS 2.6.0~beta3 is available in the following PPA:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:maas/next
sudo apt install maas