Magander3

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Date registered: January 25, 2015

Latest posts

  1. ESXi 6.5 Service sfcbd-watchdog Not Running — June 21, 2017
  2. Win VMworld 2017 Tickets Via Veeam — June 14, 2017
  3. Disable Nutanix PRISM Login Screen Animation — June 8, 2017
  4. Turbonomic Version 5.9 Released — June 7, 2017
  5. June 2017 VCDX56 sponsor blog by Praim — June 6, 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

Author's posts listings

Jun 21 2017

ESXi 6.5 Service sfcbd-watchdog Not Running

A few days back i had problem with the VMware ESXi service sfcbd-watchdog which wouldn’t start on my newly deployed ESX 6.5a (build number 4887370) servers and since the service is used for hardware monitoring purposes it is quite important. The service is disabled and is in stopped state from ESXi 6.5 so this blog post will …

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Jun 14 2017

Win VMworld 2017 Tickets Via Veeam

Just a quick note if you have missed that Veeam gives you a chance to win 1 of 10 VMworld 2017 full conference passes. This is a great way of supporting the virtualisation community by Veeam so thanks for making this happen. As a lucky winner you can actually decide if you want to go to VMworld: …

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Jun 08 2017

Disable Nutanix PRISM Login Screen Animation

A while back i had to change the Nutanix PRISM login screen behaviour to not include the animation of background particles. There are quite a few ways of doing this as described in Nutanix knowledgeable article 1308 This blog post will cover 4 different ways of managing the animation and the reason for this blog …

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Jun 07 2017

Turbonomic Version 5.9 Released

Yesterday, the national day of Sweden 2017-06-06, Turbonimic released a new version of their Hybrid Cloud Management Platform meaning the latest and greatest version is now 5.9. This could as well has been a full release and not just a dot release based on the new capabilities. Now you got a single pane of glass to control all …

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Jun 06 2017

June 2017 VCDX56 sponsor blog by Praim

This months blog sponsor blog post is published by my relatively new blog sponsor Praim who you can read more about via the Praim partner page. Below is a summary of a Praim customer success story and if you would like to get more information you should download the case study developed in collaboration with Belfast Trust, Caradigm …

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Jun 05 2017

Nakivo version 7.1 Released

A few months ago Nakivo released version 7 of their Backup & Replication software which you can read more about here. Now version 7.1 has been released and it includes support for Microsoft Hyper-V Failover Cluster. There are multiple options available for protecting the VMs running in a Microsoft Hyper-V  Failover Cluster including: Protecting every VM …

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Jun 01 2017

Nutanix AHV VirtIO Driver Version 1.1.1 Available

Just a quick blog post to let you know that Nutanix released a new version of their VirtIO driver yesterday, 2017-05-31, meaning the latest and greatest driver version is now 1.1.1. The most important update to this driver version compared to the VirtIO 1.1.0 version which you can read more about here, is the digitally …

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May 31 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas Blogger Pass

For the fifth time I have been selected by the VMware vExpert team to get a VMworld blogger pass and I would like to send a big thank you to the team. This makes it possible for me to attend the VMworld event in Las Vegas later this year which will be my first visit …

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May 26 2017

Import Windows Virtual Machine Using EFI Boot From VMware ESXi To Nutanix AHV

There are quite a few ways to migrate virtual machine (VM) from existing virtualisation solution to a Nutanix solution depending on e.g.: Source hypervisor Target hypervisor Keeping existing hypervisor or changing existing hypervisor. Moving VMs from non Nutanix system to Nutanix system Moving VMs between Nutanix systems. This blog post will cover a specific migration …

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May 19 2017

vRealize Automation Version 7.3 Available

A few days ago, 2017-05-16, VMware released a new version of vRealize Automation (vRA) formerly known as vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) meaning the most recent version is now 7.3. There are enhancements in quite a few areas and some new pretty good feature I know people are looking for e.g.: Integration with Puppet High availability: …

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May 17 2017

Veritas NetBackup with Nutanix AHV Best Practices Guide Available

In addition to the “Veritas NetBackup with Nutanix & vSphere Best Practices Guide Available” which you can read about here there is now a “Veritas NetBackup with Nutanix AHV Best Practices Guide” available. The following topics are included in the guide: Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform Overview In-Guest VM Backup and Restore Component Overview Component Sizing Deployment …

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May 17 2017

Nutanix AHV VirtIO Driver Version 1.1.0 Available

A few days ago Nutanix released an updated version of their VirtIO which is used for Windows based Virtual Machines (VMs) running on Nutanix hypervisor AHV. The VirtIO package is a bundle of paravirtual device drivers which adds functionality, performance and stability to the VMs. This VirtIO driver requires the following operating system installed in …

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May 16 2017

May 2017 VCDX56 sponsor blog by NAKIVO

This months blog post is presented by Nakivio who will present a single device backup and restore solution. ————————————————————————————– NAKIVO VM Backup Appliance based on QNAP NAS available NAKIVO VM backup appliances based on QNAP NAS combine the below components into a single device which results in less maintenance and smaller footprint. Backup hardware Backup software …

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May 16 2017

VeemOn 2017 Live Stream

I have previously written a blog post about this years VeeamOn conference held in New Orleans 16-18 May which you can find here. Just wanted to let you know that you can follow the conference via a live stream that will be broadcasted: Wednesday 17 May 09:00-11:00 CST Thursday 18 May 09:11:00 CST These sessions …

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May 15 2017

Altaro Migrate Virtual Machine Webinar

Just wanted to let you know that one of my blog sponsors, Altaro will host a “Migrate Virtual Machine To Hyper-V for VMware Administrators” webinar tomorrow May 16 at: Time for EU attendees: (2pm CEST) Time for US attendees: (10am PDT / 1pm EDT) And yes I know that most of my readers runs VMware ESXi …

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May 12 2017

List number of VMs per Nutanix AHV host

Got a question a few days ago about how to list number of virtual machines (VMs) per Nutanix AHV host. From the top of my head I can think of two ways: PRISM Script PRISM It’s really simple to either view VMs per AHV Hosts direct in the UI and even export the information to a …

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