The Prism Self Service (PSS) feature represents a special view within Prism Central. While Prism Central enables infrastructure management across clusters, PSS allows end-users to consume that infrastructure in a self-service manner. PSS is only supported on AHV clusters at this time. This lesson will show you how to configure PSS, which will include performing […]
How-to: Configure Prism Central Authentication with Active Directory on Nutanix AOS 5.5
This lesson will show you how to setup Prism Central authentication using Active Directory on Nutanix AOS 5.5. Note, setting up authentication is a requirement if you would like to use the Self Service features within Prism Central.
Deploying the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 from Mac OS
This article will show you how to deploy the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 from the Mac OS, using the now native VCSA installer for Mac, which is located on the VCSA install media.
Deploying and Registering Prism Central on Nutanix AOS 5.5
This article will show you how to deploy Prism Central (PC) on a Nutanix cluster running AOS 5.5 using the One-Click Prism Central deployment wizard.
Upgrading Nutanix AOS When 1-Click Download Isn’t Available
This lesson will show you how to upgrade Nutanix AOS when the 1-click download option isn’t available. This might be due to not having internet access to the Nutanix cluster (e.g. dark site), or there is a new AOS version available but Nutanix hasn’t published the latest release to the 1-click download option yet (which […]
PowerShell Script to Automate Updating Nutanix Guest Tools (NGT)
I was meeting with one of my local customers and they asked me, “hey! how do you automate upgrading Nutanix Guest Tools (NGT) with something like SCCM?” Well, that was a really good question. After some digging around internally, we had some sample scripts here and there, but nothing that hit the mark. Thankfully my […]
Expanding a Nutanix Cluster with a New Node from the Factory
This article will show you how to expand a Nutanix cluster with a new node received from the factory. This article will also highlight a few common warning alerts that you might receive, and how to address them.
Configuring Acropolis Container Services (ACS) on Nutanix CE
This lesson will describe how to enable Acropolis Container Services (ACS) on Nutanix Community Edition (CE).
Configuring the Self Service Portal (SSP) on Nutanix AHV and AOS 5.1
This lesson will show how to configure the Self Service Portal (SSP) on Nutanix AHV running AOS 5.1.x. The Prism Self Service Portal (SSP) enables the consumers of IT infrastructure within an enterprise (individual users or teams such as development, test, and DevOps) to provision and manage virtual machines in a self-service manner, without having […]
Nutanix AHV – Networking Commands How-To Super Post
This post is meant to be a "quick reference" guide for performing configuration with AHV networking, including Open vSwitch (OVS) configuration, setting VLAN tags and other miscellaneous networking related commands. For further details and a helpful video, check out this post by Jason Burns which goes a bit deeper into which configurations you should use […]