Category Archive: Nutanix

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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Sep 06 2017

Nutanix AHV Version 20160925.84 Released

Today, 2017-09-06, Nutanix released a new AHV hypervisor version. The latest and greatest version is now 20160925.84. There are quite a few enhancements in this version including e.g.: Random read and write performance has been increased. Improved scheduler logic during live migration and upgrade operations. Security Updates VM power on performance is improved. AHV behaviour …

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Sep 06 2017

Nutanix AOS Version 5.1.2 & More Released

Today, 2017-09-06, Nutanix released an updated version of Acropolis Operating System (AOS) formerly known as Nutanix Operating System (NOS) and this means that the most current AOS version is 5.1.2. The AOS 5.1.2 release includes improvements to the following areas: AHV-Management Cassandra Curator Data protection Hyper-V Infrastructure Services In-Place Hypervisor Conversion also known as Dial …

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Sep 04 2017

Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) Version 3.1 Released

Quick blog post to let you know that Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) version 3.1 has been released. You can run NCC via: CVM command line by using command bcc health_checks run_all Via PRISM UI -> Health -> Actions -> Run Checks There are eight new checks, according to the below list, in this release and there …

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Aug 29 2017

vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

A very short blog post to let you know that I have created a blog post around VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on the Nutanix Next community. It is called: vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud The following is the blog post introduction The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform is a hardware-agnostic …

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Aug 24 2017

Nutanix @ VMworld in Las Vegas 2017

This years US based VMworld conference is just a few days away and this year it will take place at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas August 27-31. As I previously blogged about here I have received a VMware blogger pass and will fly in to Las Vegas on Sunday Nutanix will be …

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Aug 22 2017

AHV Best Practices Guide Version 3.1 Released

A few days ago an updated version of Nutanix AHV best practices guide (BPG) was released meaning the latest version available is 3.1. The BPG still covers the following areas: Networking Virtual Machine High Availability Acropolis Dynamic Scheduler VM Deployment Nutanix Guest Tools VM Data Protection Hypervisor Mobility and Conversion Live Migration CPU Configuration Memory …

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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 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 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 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 improvements …

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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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Jun 28 2017

Nutanix .Next Conference 2017 In Washington Starts Tomorrow

So we are 14 hours away from this years US based Nutanix .Next event which will take place June 28 – 30, 2017 at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. I have been in Washington for a few days already and have had some time to catch …

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