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How-to Bypass Google Chrome ERR_CERT_INVALID Message

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 […]

Migrate a Windows VM from VMware ESXi to Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) Easily

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 […]

Easily create a bootable USB installer for VMware ESXi / vSphere Hypervisor from a Mac

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

Using SFTP to Transfer Images and Other Files to a Nutanix Storage Container

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 […]

How-to: Configuring and Using Prism Self Service in Prism Central on Nutanix AOS 5.5

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 […]

How-to: Configure Prism Central Authentication with Active Directory on Nutanix AOS 5.5

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.

Upgrading Nutanix AOS When 1-Click Download Isn’t Available

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 […]

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