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 […]

How To Always Pop-Out an Email Window in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 introduced a new in-line compose method for email replies and forwarded messages, designed to make it easier for you to quickly write & send an email. However, the Outlook 2013 in-line method may prove to be a frustration source, especially if you are used to browse other emails while you are composing a […]

Fix for Evernote 6.0.x Mac Missing Notes, Delayed Syncing and Issues with Creating Notes

I live and die by my notes in Evernote. For me, Evernote has become part of my standard workflow and is one of the apps that I constantly have open. I even paid to have a “Premium” account. I have several different notebooks, which include business card entries (using the iPhone app-which is super cool […]

Apple Mac Mavericks / Yosemite – Refresh Shared Computers in Finder

Sometimes the list of shared computers on the network will not refresh within Finder. To fix this issue, re-launch the Finder, from the dock. You can do this by: – Hold down the Alt key and right-click on the Finder icon in the dock. The pop-up menu should include Relaunch as the last item. Click […]

How-To Unlink a Phone Number from Apple ID, iMessage and Facetime

I received a new iPhone with a new number so I wanted to cancel my previous iPhone and number. I wanted to remove this number from my Apple ID so that it was removed from being used in iMessage and Facetime on all of my devices. UPDATE : NOVEMBER 18th, 2014 Apple has released a […]

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