To perform core VM management operations directly from Prism without switching to vCenter Server, you need to register your cluster with the vCenter Server. This how-to will show you how to register vCenter with Prism running Nutanix AOS 5.0. By using this feature you can perform following virtual machine operations directly through Prism. Create, clone, […]
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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 […]
This article will show you how to import a virtual appliance that’s in the OVF or OVA format into the Nutanix AHV hypervisor, via the Image Service in Prism.
This lesson will show you how to create an image service template from an existing virtual machine, without having to export/import the VM.
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!
I’ve been asked a few times on how to register Prism with a Prism Central instance and I thought I would make a quick video to show the process. Here it is below!
About the DNS cache OS X keeps a local cache of resolved DNS queries for a time defined by the DNS server. Sometimes it might be necessary to reset the cache immediately and re-query a DNS server. For example, you might need to do this if you are a network or server administrator and an […]
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 […]
This article will explain how to SSH into a Nutanix Controller Virtual Machine (CVM) which might be needed for advanced administration of a Nutanix cluster.
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 […]