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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 […]

Nutanix Prism – Change or Disable Logout Timeout Setting

You can now set or disable the timeout for Prism within the GUI with NOS 4.1.3, which is now available via one-click upgrade. Prism Web Console/Prism Central You can set a timeout value after which you are automatically logged out of the Prism or Prism Central web console. This setting prevents you from being automatically […]

Change IPMI Passwords for all Nutanix Hosts via Script

Here’s a simple script to help change all IPMI passwords for all Nutanix Hosts in a Cluster. Just make sure you update the Current Password and New Password in the script, then run from the Controller VM (CVM). #!/bin/bash # Changing the IPMI password on all hosts within a Nutanix Cluster # # Note: Do […]

How To Always Pop-Out an Email Window in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 introduced a new in-line compose method for email replies and forwarded messages, designed to make it easier for you to quickly write & send an email. However, the Outlook 2013 in-line method may prove to be a frustration source, especially if you are used to browse other emails while you are composing a […]

Fix for Evernote 6.0.x Mac Missing Notes, Delayed Syncing and Issues with Creating Notes

I live and die by my notes in Evernote. For me, Evernote has become part of my standard workflow and is one of the apps that I constantly have open. I even paid to have a “Premium” account. I have several different notebooks, which include business card entries (using the iPhone app-which is super cool […]

Apple Mac Mavericks / Yosemite – Refresh Shared Computers in Finder

Sometimes the list of shared computers on the network will not refresh within Finder. To fix this issue, re-launch the Finder, from the dock. You can do this by: – Hold down the Alt key and right-click on the Finder icon in the dock. The pop-up menu should include Relaunch as the last item. Click […]

How-To Unlink a Phone Number from Apple ID, iMessage and Facetime

I received a new iPhone with a new number so I wanted to cancel my previous iPhone and number. I wanted to remove this number from my Apple ID so that it was removed from being used in iMessage and Facetime on all of my devices. UPDATE : NOVEMBER 18th, 2014 Apple has released a […]

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