This lesson will show you how to create an image service template from an existing virtual machine, without having to export/import the VM.
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 – Register Prism with Prism Central
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!
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 $i; scp \ ~/data/installer/*4.0*/pkg/nfs-vaai-plugin.vib root@$i:/var/tmp/; \ echo “about to install”; ssh root@$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 […]
How to SSH into a Nutanix Controller Virtual Machine (CVM)
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.
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 […]
Nutanix License Activation Process
In just 5 easy steps, you can license your Nutanix cluster! Check out this simple overview to help in licensing your cluster: Nutanix License Activation Customer Chart Also, check out this video which guides you through the process: Installing a New License on a Connected Cluster Hope it helps! 😉
Nutanix How-To Videos for 4.x
Check out the over 42 Prism UI how-to videos, which have been updated to NOS 4.0, and 23 of the videos have been updated to 4.0.1! http://download.nutanix.com/guides/d_4_0/xhtml/index.html#oxy_ex-1/topics/wc/video_library_wc_r.html Enjoy!