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Setting Up and Using Acropolis File Services (AFS) on Nutanix AOS 5.0

This article will show you the steps involved to setup Acropolis File Services (AFS) on a cluster running AOS 5.0. Acropolis File Services (AFS) uses a scale-out architecture that provides Server Message Block (SMB) file shares to Windows clients for home directory and user profiles. Acropolis File Services consist of three or more file server […]

Nutanix PowerShell and Other Scripting Resources

Here are some helpful resources for scripting to the Nutanix API via PowerShell or other languages. I’ll continue to add more as I come across them. Feel free to leave your favorite resources in the comments section below! 🙂 https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=API_Ref-Acr_v4_5:PowerShell_Cmdlets_Reference Cmdlets references with clickable links on each cmdlet that shows syntax http://go.nutanix.com/rs/031-GVQ-112/images/Powershell_Automation_Poster.pdf Cmdlet poster so […]

Nutanix Prism Dashboard for Splunk

The Nutanix App for Splunk allows customers of Splunk® Enterprise and Nutanix to visualize and view the state of their cluster from Splunk. In addition, the app allows users to view log events surrounding all Nutanix processes and search specific Nutanix syslog data within the app. Find the app here: https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/3102/

Installing the Dell KACE 1000 Systems Management Appliance on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)

A few of my customers have asked if the Dell KACE virtual appliance will work on the Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV). So I made a short video below showing the installation of the virtual appliance and how it does work on AHV. For any questions, please submit them in the comments section below. Thanks!

Nutanix Community Edition 4 Node Cluster Nested on ESXi 6.0

A very helpful post by Michael Webster showing how to install the Nutanix Community Edition, nested onto ESXi 6.0, which would be perfect for customers who want to test out CE without reloading their existing test servers. http://longwhiteclouds.com/2015/07/11/nutanix-community-edition-4-node-cluster-nested-on-esxi-6-0/ Thanks Michael! 😉

Upgrading the VAAI Plugin for ESX vSphere in a Nutanix Environment

Usually the latest VAAI plugin version is installed/updated along with our Foundation or upgrade process, but if you need to update the VAAI plugin version, just run this simple command from any Controller VM (CVM): for i in `hostips`; do echo $i; scp \ ~/data/installer/*4.0*/pkg/nfs-vaai-plugin.vib [email protected]$i:/var/tmp/; \ echo “about to install”; ssh [email protected]$i “esxcli software […]

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