Category: Nutanix

Nutanix .NEXT 2016 presentation: VCDX design for a 4000 seat Horizon View Deployment

Today I had the pleasure of presenting a session at Nutanix .NEXT 2016 in Las Vegas. My session “VCDX design for a 4000 seat Horizon View Deployment “ was about my VCDX journey, the choses that I had to make, and the problems I ran into. Although this isn’t the first time I presented a […]

Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 in Nutanix | No Comments »

New Community reward: Nutanix NTC

Yesterday Angelo Luciani @AngeloLuciani announced the 2016 Nutanix Tech Champions (#NutanixNTC), and I’m please to say that: “I made it”. The list has grown since 2015. But that’s was expected as Nutanix continues there success story with the #Acropolis Hypervisor and #Webscale solution. For you who don’t know what Nutanix NTC stands for a quote: […]

Wednesday December 2nd, 2015 in Nutanix | No Comments »

Nutanix .NEXT first day

When I got to the key note this morning, the word was out that there would be some pretty cool announcements be made. And that was the fact. One of the biggest announcements is Acropolis. This is Nutanix own hypervisor platform with there management interface Prism. The hypervisor is based on KVM but is modified to […]

Tuesday June 9th, 2015 in Nutanix | No Comments »

Nutanix alert not cleared in Prism

When I visit a Nutanix customer, I always check the cluster health and if there are no alerts. One customer had a error that wasn’t acknowledged for more than 45 day’s. And that alert repeated itself every hour resulting in more than 500 critical alerts. After resolving the issue (rebooting the CVM) I wanted to […]

Tuesday November 4th, 2014 in Nutanix | 1 Comment »

How to check the Nutanix cluster metadata store

Just a quick note. While upgrading 32 Nutanix nodes for a customer, I wanted to make sure that every node is part of the metadata store. This can be achieved by entering the command: nodetool -h localhost ring Output will look like: nutanix@NTNX-14SX31290007-C-CVM:$ nodetool -h localhost ring Address         Status State   Load            Owns    Token                                                           w7iesrvWOTsU53XPvNTlWCVgub36H9PIJcE3nYDS2rHb4N7XzJEUpGp            […]

Friday October 10th, 2014 in Nutanix | 2 Comments »

Updating a single Nutanix node

All the controller VMs of a Nutanix cluster have to have the same version of NOS installed. If you upgrade a cluster. All the CVMs are upgraded one-by-one.If you want to add a new node to the cluster, that node has to have to same version of NOS. So what if you bought new Nutanix […]

Thursday October 2nd, 2014 in Nutanix | No Comments »

Putty fatal error after upgrading Nutanix NOS

After a upgrading 32 Nutanix servers (8 boxes of 4 servers) I got a error from Putty while trying to connect to a CVM with SSH: “Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)”         Before upgrading I haven’t any problems using Putty to SSH to a CVM. The error indicates […]

Wednesday July 30th, 2014 in Nutanix | No Comments »

How to add a new node to a Nutanix cluster using CLI

If you want to expand you Nutanix cluster with a new node you have the option to do this from the GUI. But sometime you want to do it from the command line using the CLI. Before you start check a couple of things: Is IPV6 working between the Nutanix hosts? Get the IPV6 address […]

Tuesday February 18th, 2014 in Nutanix | No Comments »

How to check your version of Nutanix NOS

On the CVM controller issue the command: cat /etc/nutanix/svm-version  

Tuesday February 18th, 2014 in Nutanix | No Comments »