Category Archive: AHV

Feb 17 2017

Nutanix AHV VM Reporting

Updated 2017-03-23 Problem with spaces in VM names corrected. Updated 2017-02-22 Added VM Disk Usage Information but there are some problems with reporting correct utilisation when VMs are included in Protection Domains. Working on that. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– While I was visiting a customer the other week we started to talk about VM reporting for Nutanix AHV …

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Feb 01 2017

Nutanix AHV and Windows Server Guest Customisation

A while back i wrote a blog post about Nutanix AHV and Linux VM Guest Customization and based on that one i have had a few requests about how to do the same for Windows based VMs so that is the topic for this blog post. For Windows based systems, if deploying VMs from base/template …

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Jan 24 2017

Nutanix Self Service Portal and Service Now Integration

I have created a bunch of Nutanix Self Service Portal (SSP) related blog posts which covers everything from initial setup to administrator and end user management. The blog posts can be found here: Nutanix Self Service Portal Part I – Preparation & Initial Configuration Nutanix Self Service Portal Part II – Projects Nutanix Self Service Portal Part III …

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Jan 19 2017

Nutanix Self Service Portal Part VI – Catalog Items

This is the fifth blog post in the Nutanix Self Service Portal (SSP) blog post series. The other blog posts in the series are: Nutanix Self Service Portal Part I – Preparation & Initial Configuration Nutanix Self Service Portal Part II – Projects Nutanix Self Service Portal Part III – Roles Nutanix Self Service Portal Part IV – Images Nutanix Self Service …

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Jan 13 2017

AHV Best Practices Guide Version 3.0 Released

Just wanted to let you know that a new version of the Nutanix AHV Best Practices guide, version 3.0, was released today.  This is to keep up with the new features available in Nutanix AOS 5.0 released end of 2016 and reflects the features available as of today, 20170113, and it includes the following topics: Networking Virtual …

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Jan 11 2017

Nutanix Self Service Portal Part V – VM Management

This is the fifth blog post in the Nutanix Self Service Portal (SSP) blog post series. The other blog posts in the series are: Nutanix Self Service Portal Part I – Preparation & Initial Configuration Nutanix Self Service Portal Part II – Projects Nutanix Self Service Portal Part III – Roles Nutanix Self Service Portal Part IV – Images Nutanix Self Service …

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Jan 09 2017

Nutanix Self Service Portal Part IV – Images

This is the forth blog post in the Nutanix Self Service Portal (SSP) blog post series. The other blog posts in the series are: Nutanix Self Service Portal Part I – Preparation & Initial Configuration Nutanix Self Service Portal Part II – Projects Nutanix Self Service Portal Part III – Roles Nutanix Self Service Portal Part V – VM management Nutanix …

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Jan 05 2017

Nutanix Self Service Portal Part III – Roles

This is the third blog post in the Nutanix Self Service Portal (SSP) blog post series. The other blog posts in the series are: Nutanix Self Service Portal Part I – Preparation & Initial Configuration Nutanix Self Service Portal Part II – Projects Nutanix Self Service Portal Part IV – Images Nutanix Self Service Portal Part V – VM management Nutanix Self …

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Jan 04 2017

Nutanix Self Service Portal Part II – Projects

This is the second blog post in the Nutanix Prism Self Service (SSP) blog post series. The other blog posts in the series are: Nutanix Self Service Portal Part I – Preparation & Initial Configuration Nutanix Self Service Portal Part III – Roles Nutanix Self Service Portal Part IV – Images Nutanix Self Service Portal Part V – VM management …

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Jan 04 2017

Nutanix Self Service Portal Part I – Preparation & Initial Configuration

Nutanix Self Service Portal (SSP) is the user interface (UI) for the Nutanix Prism Self Service feature released with Nutanix AOS (formerly known as NOS or Nutanix Operating System) version 5. The following blog posts are included in the blog post series: Nutanix Self Service Portal Part II – Projects Nutanix Self Service Portal Part III – Roles Nutanix Self …

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Dec 09 2016

FirewallD Management in CentOS 7

During a recent project where i helped a customer implementing and migrating existing workloads to a Nutanix based vSphere environment i had to refresh my firewall, firewalld, knowledge. Here are a few sections to outline Firewalld basic information A problem description & solution A command reference guide. FirewallD basic information FirewallD is available in CentOS …

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Dec 01 2016

Nutanix AHV and Linux VM Guest Customization

I have received a few questions lately regarding Linux VM customization when using Nutanix AHV formerly known as Acropolis Hypervisor. This blog post will show how easy it is to get going with the well known Linux customization tool cloud-init and the showcase will be the following: Set VM hostname Set VM FQDN Name Update the /etc/hosts …

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Sep 16 2016

Veeam gives VCDX56 readers chance to win cool prizes

I got some awesome news today. My blog sponsor, Veeam, has decided to give my blog readers from the Nordic countries an exclusive chance to win some cool prizes just by answering a few questions. Yes, you got that right, this is exclusively for my Nordic followers. This quiz won’t be available on any other website, so …

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Sep 07 2016

AHV Best Practices Guide version 2.0 released

Updated 20170113 – This version is no longer available. See AHV BPG v 3.0 for the latest version – —————————- Just wanted to let you know that Nutanix has released a new version of the AHV, formerly known as Acropolis Hypervisor, best practice guide. This document reflects the features available as of today, 20160907, and …

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Aug 18 2016

Nutanix now runs on Cisco UCS

Today, 2016-08-18, Nutanix and Cisco announced a meet in the channel agreement where Nutanix AOS formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) is supported to run on Cisco C-series. This is great news for companies who have standardised their infrastructure on the Cisco platform. Nutanix AHV, VMware ESXi (5.5 & 6.0) and Microsoft Hyper-V are …

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Jul 18 2016

Nutanix OpenStack Part III – Network Management

This will be the third part of my Nutanix OpenStack blog series and it will cover the OpenStack Neutron network service. The following blog posts has been released so far: Nutanix OpenStack Part I – Deployment Nutanix OpenStack Part II – Project & User Management It’s now time to create two networks that can be used …

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