Category: Nutanix

How Much Detail Can You Get About a Virtual Machine (VM) from your Storage?

Thanks to Jerome over at for the below post! Most storage vendors say that they are VM aware, but it is difficult for the centralized storage vendors to identify VMs, even getting host level statistics is pain, because you need map a LUN to WWNN/iSCSI initiator and then WWNN/iSCSI initiator to a host. With Nutanix, […]

Disable Video in Nutanix UI Login Screen

Thanks to Jerome over at for the below how-to! Some of the customers who are in a home office or on a slow connection managing the Nutanix cluster in a remote datacenter, the loading of the video ( though cool) might take longer. To disable the video, please append the url with novideo=true  ( […]

Nutanix Default Cluster Credentials

Reference post – Default Cluster Credentials Interface Target Username Password Nutanix Prism Nutanix Controller VM (CVM) admin admin vSphere client ESXi host root nutanix/4u SSH client or console ESXi host root nutanix/4u SSH client or console AHV host root nutanix/4u SSH client Nutanix Controller VM (CVM) nutanix nutanix/4u IPMI web interface or ipmitool Nutanix node ADMIN ADMIN IPMI web […]

Changing Nutanix Passwords

To change passwords of the following cluster components, check out the below link to the user guide for a quick how-to on changing passwords: – Changing User Password (default admin user, etc) – Changing the Controller VM Password – Changing the ESXi Host Password – Changing the Hyper-V Host Password – Changing the KVM Host […]

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