AHV SyncRep & Auto restart applications after cluster failure – Prism Central 2021.7 Released

Thank you Nutanix engineering – with Prism 2021.7 we are getting: AHV SyncRep & Auto restart applications after cluster failure – Witness/Recovery Plan integration This is very critical for many, at least european customers i’m working with, and a great step of taking on even more business critical applications on Nutanix AHV. This means you …

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Nutanix Mine & Commvault

Yesterday, 2021-08-02, Nutanix made the announcement that Nutanix Mine is now available with Commvault which has been a long time data protection player for Nutanix based environments. Back in 2016 i worked with Commvault for the first time and create, together with my colleague Dwayne Lessner, the Nutanix & Commvault Best Practices document. In March …

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Nutanix AHV is a Red Hat certified hypervisor

For quite a few years a Nutanix customer running the Nutanix hypervisor AHV and RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) as their virtual machine guest operating system has been in a situation where: RHEL has been a supported guest operating system by Nutanix. Information from Nutanix, Understanding RHEL Certification and Support for AHV Environments Nutanix AHV has …

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Era Management Plane High Availability

With the release of Era version 2.2 in late June 2021, which i wrote a blog post about here, the Era Management Plane was improved when it comes to providing high availability (HA). Era Management Plane consists of two service groups: Front-end services (API, agent, web service). Back-end service (database or repository). Prior to Era …

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Nutanix AOS 5.20.1 & AHV 20201105.2096 Released

————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Updated 2020-08-04: Based on issues which could occur during some very rare and specific situations the 5.20.1 was removed from the Nutanix portal and replaced with the AOS 5.20.1.1. This is what you should used ————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Today, 2021-07-21, a maintenance release to the latest long term support (LTS) version of AOS, 5.20, was released …

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Runecast Analyzer v5.1 Released

Been a little bit over three months since Runecast released its 5.0 version and a few days ago the first corresponding dot release was made available meaning the latest Runecast version is now 5.1. This is really good news for all of you out there running VMware vSphere on Nutanix since best practices validation for …

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Veeam Comic Book

I just found out that Veeam released a comic book about how to combine Veeam with AWS to achieve better data protection. Compared to traditional industry publications which can be 20 – X hundred pages this comic is just a few pages and brings up some very good use cases. The following 4 stories are …

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Nutanix ERA 2.2 Released

Today, 2021-06-30, is a good day for all Nutanix Era fans out there since version 2.2 has been released. There are a lot of new and improved features in this release which i trust you’ll find useable no matter what is your preferred DB engine. First of all, Era version 2.2 brings another DB engine, …

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iMessage – An Error Occurred During Activation

Just gotta love when things you expect to just work suddenly doesn’t 🙂 This time it was the Messages app on my MacBook, macOS Catalina 10.15.7 (yes old version) that caused an issue for a while. When trying to start the app i received he following error: Luckily enough there was an easy fix and …

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Nutanix AOS 5.15.5 & AHV 20190916.564 Released

Yesterday, 2021-06.16, a new dot release of the Nutanix AOS 5.15 version was released. This means the latest and greatest 5.15 version is now 5.15.6. This is an Long Term Support (LTS) that is built upon the Short Term Release version 5.11 which included features you can read about here: 5.11 5.11.1 Read more about …

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Nutanix Era Reporting Script – Databases

One thing that i usually discuss with organisations that are either implementing, evaluating or already running Nutanix Era is how they can do reporting. This is a pretty wide topic and can include multiple aspects and the type of report required varies based on what the report purpose is e.g: Capacity Management Chargeback Showback Based …

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Howto Fix WordPress – There Has Been A Critical Error On Your Website

A few days back i was contacted by a blog reader who pointed out that some of my posts were not displayed correctly. Actually both good and bad news same time:) It means people are actually reading my blog posts and in this case it was a 3.5 old post he was trying to access. …

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Nutanix AOS 5.20 & AHV 20201105.2030 Released

Yesterday, 2021-05-17, a new long term support (LTS) version of AOS was released meaning the latest LTS release is now 5.20. This release includes the features included in AOS STS (Short Term Support) 5.19, 5.19.1 and 5.19.2. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. AOS 5.20 comes with AHV version 7.2 build 20201105.2030 …

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Remove vCenter Server NSX User Interface Plugin

For whatever reason i ran into a problem with the vCenter Server, version 7.0.1 & build number 17491160, client plugin NSX user interface plugin which was displayed with status failed. In vCenter Server virtual appliance (VA) i found a file called .com.vmware.nsx.ui.h5-6.4.5.13282012.incomplete but there was no plugin directory associated with NSX. The above file was …

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Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin Video

In the Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin Released blog post i told you about the Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin which was released earlier today, 2021-05-06. After plugin installation you need to perform initial configuration before you can take advantage of the plugin capabilities including e.g.: Provision database Clone database Remove database The following video includes the …

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