Category: Nutanix

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 […]

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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