Category: Manuals & How-To’s

Registering vCenter with Prism on Nutanix AOS 5.0

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, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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