Magander3

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Date registered: January 25, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Useful Commands & Tools When Working With JSON & REST API — August 21, 2017
  2. Create Nutanix AHV Virtual Machine Via Command Line — August 16, 2017
  3. Top vBlog Results 2017 Are Out — August 10, 2017
  4. Nutanix AOS Version 5.1.1.3 Released — August 9, 2017
  5. Change Nutanix PRISM UI Login Screen — August 9, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. vCenter Server permission problem in vSphere 5.5 — 87 comments
  2. Nutanix Community Edition available — 57 comments
  3. vSphere 6.0 blog – Configuration maximums — 49 comments
  4. vCloud Automation Center network selection during VM request — 31 comments
  5. vSphere 6.0 blog – vMotion — 31 comments

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Aug 21 2017

Useful Commands & Tools When Working With JSON & REST API

Over the years I have worked with JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) to create various automation and or orchestration workflows which integrate with system providing a Representational State Transfer (REST) Application Programming Interface (API). This post will summarise the tools I use on a regular basis. Some of the figures in this blog post show up …

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Aug 16 2017

Create Nutanix AHV Virtual Machine Via Command Line

While travelling back home from last weeks Nutanix sales kick off in Las Vegas i tried to do some performance testing in my home lab via the airplane WiFi connection. After a resent request the airline has actually open up for outbound SSH connections so i was able to access my home lab via SSH …

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Aug 10 2017

Top vBlog Results 2017 Are Out

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES, MUCH APPRECIATED Starting with the THANK YOU is a bit backwards but it’s the most important part of this blog post. 31:st of May 2017 the annual top vBlog voting hosted by Eric Siebert at vSphere-land and sponsored by Turbonimic, for the second year in a row, started and yesterday 10 August …

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Aug 09 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.1.1.3 Released

Yesterday, 2017-08-08, Nutanix release a minor version of Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) and this means the most current version is 5.1.1.3. As you might be aware of the recommendation if running Nutanix Self Service Portal (SSP) has been not to upgrade to 5.1.1.1 & 5.1.1.2 from 5.1.x & …

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Aug 07 2017

Win A Microsoft Ignite® Conference Pass Via Turbonomic Cloud Burst Sweepstakes

It’s my pleasure to let you know that Turbonomic Cloud Burst Sweepstakes series will give you a chance to win prizes three months in a row starting September 2017. The first one, drawing held 1 September, Turbonomic gives you a chance to win a Microsoft Ignite® full conference pass. Microsoft Ignite® is taking place September 25 – …

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Aug 01 2017

Nutanix Network Visualization & Arista Switch Configuration

This blog post will cover Nutanix Network Visualization which is pretty handy when you need to further increase visibility into your datacenter infrastructure. The network visualization provides e.g. the logical to physical network mapping in Prism including VMs, AHV Hosts and physical switches and you can read more about about prereqs, supported switches, Visualizer here. …

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Jul 28 2017

VMware vCenter Server 6.5 U1 & ESXi 6.5 U1 Released

Yesterday, 2017-07-27, VMware released an update to vSphere 6.5 meaning the latest release is now vSphere 6.5 Update 1. The release includes quite a few driver updates for ESXi and vCenter Server got a few new enhancements & features which I know a few of my customers have been waiting for such as: External database …

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Jul 20 2017

Nutanix AHV Version 20160925.71 Released

Updated 9/8 – New Metadata JSON file available via Nutanix Portal  Two days ago, 2017-07-18, Nutanix released a new version of its hypervisor AHV. The latest and greatest version is now 20160925.71.  Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) version 5.1.1.1 is required to run AHV 20160925.71. There are quite a few Memory …

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Jul 20 2017

Microsoft Management Console Snap-In For Nutanix AFS Available

A few days ago, (2017-07-18) Nutanix released a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Snap-In for Nutanix Acropolis File Services (AFS). This means you can now perform top level directories (TLD) actions such as the below once via a Microsoft MMC which you have pointed to the AFS name space: Create top-level directories Delete top-level directories Change …

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Jul 19 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.1.1.1 Released

Yesterday, 2017-07-18, Nutanix released a new version of the Acropolis Operating System (AOS) meaning the latest and greatest version available is 5.1.1.1. And yes it’s a minor release but I know at least some of my customers will benefit from the new announcements such as: Support for vSphere ESXi 6.5 and 6.5a including Dell XC …

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Jul 17 2017

Win A VMworld 2017 Ticket Via Infinio

In case you have missed that Infinio, a long time VCDX56 blog sponsor, is giving you a chance to win a full conference pass to VMworld 27-31 August 2017 in Las Vegas. In addition to the conference pass you also get a chance to win: A 1:1 meeting with the Infinio executive team A place at …

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Jul 17 2017

NAKIVO v7.2 beta available

Just a quick post to let you know that Nakivo v7.2 beta program will be announced tomorrow Tuesday 18:th July. Version 7.2 will include quite a lot of new features including e.g.: VM Backup Appliance Based on Asustor NAS Improvements to the Job Scheduler Calendar Dashboard Instant Object Recovery for Microsoft SQL Microsoft SQL Log …

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Jul 16 2017

List VMware ESXi vMotion Enabled VMkernel Interfaces Using PowerCLI

A while back during a troubleshooting exercise I created a script to list ESXi host VMKernel Interfaces (vmk) with vMotion enabled since some of the ESXi hosts had vMotion enabled on multiple interfaces. The below information is included per ESXi hosts in the script output CSV file: VMHost – ESXi host Name IP – IP …

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Jul 07 2017

Add Multiple ESXi Hosts To vCenter Server Using PowerCLi

A few days back I created a vSphere cluster with 32 ESXi hosts and I really didn’t want to add all these hosts using the UI so I decided to put together a short powercli script to manage this. The script that was tested using the following software versions: VMware vCenter Server 6.5 VMware ESXi 6.5 build 5146846 …

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Jul 07 2017

Meet NPX 011 – Samuel Rothenbühler

Name: Samuel Rothenbühler NPX Number:011 Employer: Amanox Solutions Blog URL: Twitter: @bancswissunique Virtualisation background: Started working with VMware VI 3.5 in 2008 at a VMware customer. Today I work as an architect mainly with VMware vSphere and Nutanix AHV and to a smaller extend with Hyper-V. Storage Background:Storage was my main focus when working for EMC …

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