Oct 19 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.1.3 & More Released

Yesterday, 2017-10-18, Nutanix released an updated version of Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS), AHV, Prism Central, Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) and Foundation. The AOS 5.1.3 release includes improvements to the following areas: Support for Dell XC and Lenovo HX platforms using the Intel G6 SkyLake architecture. Deprecation of TLS …

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Oct 17 2017

Heads Up! Shockwave Flash Crashes In VMware vSphere Web Client 6.x

Updated 2017-10-19 – Additional information and a fix in the Adobe forum. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- Just a heads up that all versions of the vSphere Web Client 6.5 (and also at least vSphere Web Client Version 6.0.0 Build 361739) will crash with the below error if using Adobe Shockwave Flash version Shockwave Flash has crashed To …

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Oct 10 2017

Nutanix Xtract For Virtual Machine

In nearly every discussion I have with potential customers the questions comes up about how do we migrate existing workloads to Nutanix. Until today, 2017-10-09, the simple answer has been and still is that it depends on what you actually want to do. Lets say you run hypervisor X today and want to continue running …

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Oct 09 2017

Vembu BDR Suite Free Edition

I case you haven’t notices Vembu released a free version of their BDR (Backup, recovery & disaster recovery) software a while ago. The feature set in the free edition is very rich and focuses on the backup and restore part. Useful links Software Download Free vs Paid comparison Additional information It is the same software …

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Oct 05 2017

Data Protection for Nutanix AHV Based VMs Version 1.1 Released

A bit more than a year ago I create a blog post around the Data Protection for Nutanix AHV Based VMs. Initially the data protection options available were the once built into the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, Cloud options such as Azure and AWS and also one third-party vendor Commvault. Over the past year a …

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Oct 04 2017

Apply for Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) 2018

A few days ago, 2017-10-02, Nutanix opened the application for their Nutanix Technical Champion Program (NTC) for 2018. If you’re a Nutanix expert that constantly contribute to the community you should apply via this link for NTC before 7:th November 2017 to hopefully be included in the 2018 NTC announcement during December 2017. The following are …

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Oct 03 2017

Nutanix AHV VM Reporting Via REST API

Some time ago I provided a virtual machine reporting script for Nutanix hypervisor AHV virtual machines via the blog post “Nutanix AHV VM Reporting”.That script was running on a Nutanix Controller Virtual Machine (CVM) so it had some shortcomings in terms of flexibility and scheduling options. This new script provides all the output parameters included …

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Oct 01 2017

Turbonimic 6.0 Released

A few days ago, 2017-09-27, Turbonomic, a long time VCDX56 blog sponsor, released a new version of their software which continuously analyzes real-time workload demand and matches it to compute, storage and network resources in a virtualized, private or public cloud environment. This means the latest & greatest Turbonomic version is 6.0 and it brings …

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Sep 29 2017

Nutanix AOS Version & More Releases For IBM Power Systems

Yesterday, 2017-09-28, Nutanix released an updated version of its Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) for IBM Power Systems meaning the latest and greatest release for IBM Power Systems is now I wrote a blog post about the initial AOS release for IBM Power Systems a while ago which …

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Sep 29 2017

vCloud Director 9.0 Released

Yesterday, 2017-09-28, exactly one month after the announcement which I wrote about here VMware released VMware vCloud (vCD) director 9.0. Below are some of the new features ans functionality included in the new release: New HTML5 based UI which can be accessed via: https://{vCD _URP_IP}/Tenant/{organization_name} However, the old Flex based UI is still available. New …

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Sep 22 2017

Nutanix OpenStack Virtual Machine Version 4.0 Released

A few days ago, 2017-09-20, Nutanix released a new version of their OpenStack Virtual Machine (OVM) so the current version is now 4.0. There major enhancement with this version is that it includes Acropolis OpenStack Newton driver. The follow software was also release same time as the new OVM: Nutanix drivers (in rpm format) meaning …

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Sep 21 2017

Update ESXi Fails With “DependencyError, Requirement Cannot Be Satisfied Within The ImageProfile”

Was contacted a few days ago by customer who got the following error when trying to upgrade their ESXi hosts. [DependencyError] VIB VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.0.0-2.43.4192238 requires vsan >= 6.0.0-2.43, but the requirement cannot be satisfied within the ImageProfile. VIB VMware_bootbank_esx-base_6.0.0-2.43.4192238 requires vsan << 6.0.0-2.44, but the requirement cannot be satisfied within the ImageProfile. Please refer to the …

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Sep 20 2017

VeeamOn Tour Virtual December 2017

Just wanted to take the time and let you know that Veeam is hosting a Virtual Availability Event later this year with same setup as last year when 2 400 users attended the show. The setup means you can participate in the event from your home or office chair (no travel included) since it is in …

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Sep 17 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.2 For IBM Power Systems Released

A few days ago, 2017-09-15, Nutanix released a new version of its Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS). The is the first AOS release that supports IBM Power Systems and means you now have the opportunity to use multiple platforms and not only x86 as the physical platform for your …

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Sep 13 2017

Download Image From Nutanix Image Configuration Via REST API

The Nutanix Image Configuration available in Nutanix hypervisor, AHV, based Nutanix Clusters is used to hold Disk and ISO files from which you want to create create new virtual machines from or use during operations system (e.g. VirtIO) or other software installations. It is easily accessible via: Nutanix PRISM -> Gear Icon (in the top …

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Sep 09 2017

Need A Nutanix .Next 2017 Europe Blogger Pass?

I’m happy to let you know that Nutanix will give away a limited number of blogger passes for the Nutanix .Next user conference in Nice November 7-9 2017. And of course the event will be held in the Acropolis Conference Center:) The blogger pass you have a chance to get provides you with a complimentary conference …

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