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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Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin Released

Some of you know that i have been involved in creating a Nutanix Era ServiceNow plugin for some time and today i’m happy to let you know that the plugin has been made available in the ServiceNow store as a certified app. The plugin is free of charge so make sure to download your copy …

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Era – Automatically Append Domain Name to DB Server VM Name

I wanted to let you know about an improvement in Era 2.1.1.2 which is really good for any customer deploying MSSQL DB Server VMs into more than one Windows Active Directory (AD) domain. In Era each DB Server VM (VM) needs a uniq name. This is typically not a problem but in an environment where …

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Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Reference Architecture v3

The third version of Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Reference Architecture, formerly known as Nutanix Private Cloud Reference Architecture has been released. The major addition compared to previous versions is the inclusion of the following Nutanix components: Era Karbon Files Objects Mine Flow Clusters This document follows the same structure as the previous versions meaning it’s describing …

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Nutanix Move 4.0 Released

Today, 2021-04-22, a new major version, 4.0, of Nutanix Move (Move) has been released. I’m sure you already know that Move is a VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between environments with minimal downtime. The below picture explains the architecture of Move Picture borrowed from Nutanix official web site – The …

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Global Nutanix .Next 2021

Even though this years Global .NEXT Digital Experience are quite a few months out it’s time to register and block your calendar so you don’t miss it. To cover the different time zones the conference will be held 20-23 September 2021 and more specifically: Americas: September 20-22 The rest which includes EMEA, Australia, Singapore, India: …

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Nutanix Prism Central PC.2021.3 Released

Two days ago, 2021-04-12, Nutanix released a new version of Prism Central, version 2021.3. This version focus on Identity and Access Management (IAM), RBAC (Role Based Access Control) and Virtual Subnet Extension as per the below list of new/updated features: Prism Central RBAC Service Identity and Access Management (IAM) Uses attribute-based access control (ABAC) for …

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VMware PowerCLI 12.3 Released

Quick note to let you know that VMware PowerCLI version 12.3 was released last week, to be more specific April 8th. I trust most of you knows that PowerCLI is built is a tool built on Windows PowerShell and used for command line management and or scripting purposes. The new release is 12.3 is a …

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VeeamOn May 2021

For those of you who haven’t seen it already – this years virtual VeeamOn is scheduled to take place in May and more specifically: 25-26 May for Americas & EMEA 26 – 27 May for APJ As usual the agenda is packed and this time with 35+ sessions to chose from during the two days …

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Runecast Analyzer v5.0 Released

Two days ago, 2021-03-31, Runecast released a new major version of their software, Runecast Analyzer, meaning the latest and greatest version is now 5.0. The 5.0 version comes with a huge focus on Microsoft Azure. You can monitor/scan your Azure environment to make sure it adheres to best practices plus the CIS Benchmarks security standard. …

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