This how-to will describe how to convert and move a Parallels Desktop Virtual Machine (VM) to a VMware vSphere ESXi 7.x server utilizing VMware Fusion on MacOS.
Something I ran into today on my home network, with the Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine Pro, is that you can’t add a static DNS entry into the Dream Machine Pro, which totally stinks.. I had a VM that I setup which I needed to refer to by DNS name, but couldn’t. It seems many others […]
I recently ordered the TP-Link TL-R600VPN router for the WAN load balancing capability. I saw several “reviews” and YouTube videos gushing over how amazing it was, and the WAN load balancing feature looked exactly like what I was looking for. Unfortunately, the unit was disappointing. I have gigabit internet (download) and the TP-Link wouldn’t get […]
Sometimes when developing applications, or when using self-signed SSL certs, when you browse to a site, Google Chrome will show an error message “ERR_CERT_INVALID“, and it won’t let you proceed past the warning (“for your protection”). If you know for a fact that you want to proceed, when the message is displayed, use your keyboard […]
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.