This How-To will show you how to convert a .qcow2 virtual machine file to a VMware based .vmdk, using your Mac running MacOS.
With the release of Nutanix Move (used to be called Xtract), migrating VM’s from VMware ESXi to AHV is now super simple and the best part of all, automated! Website Landing Page: https://www.nutanix.com/products/move/ Check out the download portal for Move (still called Xtract on download portal for now): https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/xtract *** OLD PROCESS BELOW – REPLACED BY […]
A huge thank you to Chris Bednarski (over at http://cbednarski.com/) for putting together a script that will make an installable ESXi boot device (via a Mac), something that would seem pretty simple to do nowadays, but after trying 2 other online “tutorials” that didn’t work, Chris’ script worked perfectly. Thanks! Script/instructions are over at: https://github.com/cbednarski/vmware-usb-osx
Several customers have asked if they can post or upload files to the Nutanix storage container, especially when working with automation (like Nutanix Calm) where they might need to store an xml or json file for easy access. Well, there are several ways to do this, but one that has worked well for some of […]
The Prism Self Service (PSS) feature represents a special view within Prism Central. While Prism Central enables infrastructure management across clusters, PSS allows end-users to consume that infrastructure in a self-service manner. PSS is only supported on AHV clusters at this time. This lesson will show you how to configure PSS, which will include performing […]
This lesson will show you how to setup Prism Central authentication using Active Directory on Nutanix AOS 5.5. Note, setting up authentication is a requirement if you would like to use the Self Service features within Prism Central.
This article will show you how to deploy the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 from the Mac OS, using the now native VCSA installer for Mac, which is located on the VCSA install media.
This article will show you how to deploy Prism Central (PC) on a Nutanix cluster running AOS 5.5 using the One-Click Prism Central deployment wizard.
This lesson will show you how to upgrade Nutanix AOS when the 1-click download option isn’t available. This might be due to not having internet access to the Nutanix cluster (e.g. dark site), or there is a new AOS version available but Nutanix hasn’t published the latest release to the 1-click download option yet (which […]
I was meeting with one of my local customers and they asked me, “hey! how do you automate upgrading Nutanix Guest Tools (NGT) with something like SCCM?” Well, that was a really good question. After some digging around internally, we had some sample scripts here and there, but nothing that hit the mark. Thankfully my […]