Nutanix AOS 6.5.1 & AHV 20201105.30411 Released

Yesterday, 2022-09-26, exactly two months after the previous AOS LTS (long term support) release shipped, the first update was made GA meaning the latest AOS LTS version is now 6.5.1. It comes with support for Windows Server 2022, Hyper-V 2022, which applies to the NX platform and specific information can be found in Nutanix KB …

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Developer Portal & v4 API early access

To make it even easier to programatically consume Nutanix a new developer portal has been released and more importantly early access has been provided to the v4 API (application programming interface) including SDK (Software Development Kit) in four languages. The updated portal includes a lot of good stuff e.g.: API Documentation SDK Documentation Code samples …

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Nutanix AOS Long Term Support Version 6.5

Yesterday, 2022-07-26, a new LTS (long term support) version of AOS was released and we are now moving away from the 5.20.x releases and says hello & welcome to the 6.5 release train. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. There are a lot of improvements and new features in 6.5 and for …

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Runecast Cloud Security Posture Management v6.2

Runecast Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) a.k.a Runecast Analyzer version 6.2 was released earlier this week. I’d say that the most important feature in this release is the support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) which includes CIS compliance, configuration tracking and best practices analyses. Picture borrowed from the official Runecast web page With GCP added …

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Nutanix Move 4.5 Released

A new version of Nutanix Move – VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between environments with minimal downtime – was released yesterday, 2022-06-27, meaning the latest version is now 4.5 . The below picture explains the architecture of Move Picture borrowed from Nutanix official web site – The Move User Guide. …

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Nutanix Product Ports & Protocols

Not sure if you have already seen this already but recently Nutanix made a change to its overall documentation available via portal.nutanix.com. The change includes where product ports and protocols information is displayed and instead of keeping it in each and every products documentation it will be available via one place which makes it way …

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Nutanix AOS 5.20.4 & AHV 20201105.2286 Released

Yesterday, 2022-05-24, a new maintenance release to the latest long term support (LTS) version of AOS, 5.20, was released meaning the latest LTS release is now 5.20.4. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here.AOS 5.20.4 includes support for ESXi 7.0U3c and in addition it includes a lot of improvements, with a strong focus …

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Nutanix AOS 6.1.1 Released

I’ll make another exception to the fact i don’t usually blog about Nutanix AOS Short Term Support (STS) releases but with the interest in AOS version 6.1 among our customers i thought it would be good to inform you that AOS 6.1.1 was released yesterday  2022-05-18. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. …

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Nutanix Objects Version 3.5

Just a short while ago i wrote an introduction to Nutanix Objects blog post which you can find here and since then a new version of Objects has been released. The most current version is now 3.5 and it includes the following new features: Kafka endpoint – Logging the notification events. You can add up …

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Nutanix Calm Version 3.5

With the new Calm 3.5 release we are getting a feature requested by more and more Nutanix customers and that is —-Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Support—- This is really great news and brings another layer of flexibility and security to your overall self-service solution driven by Calm. A tunnel virtual machine (VM) is required on …

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Nutanix Objects

This is one of the firt times i write about Nutanix Objects also called just Objects and you will in the not so far distant future understand why 🙂 Objects is an object store service which is designed and provides an Amazon Web Services Simple Storage Service (AWS S3) compatible REST API. As you know …

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Nutanix ERA 2.4.1 Released

About 2.5 months since the previous release of Nutanix DBaaS Era, version 2.4, a new version called 2.4.1 was released today 2022-04-11. It enables you to patch Standby Oracle Databases in addition to primary databases and includes support for latest the AOS release meaning AOS 6.1. There are many enhancements and fixes included with 2.4.1 …

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Nutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.2

The Era Security document has been updated to reflect a Database Instance Account management  improvement that was included in the Era version 2.4 but unfortunately missed in the previous document update. Since Era version 2.4 it is supported to update the DB engine PostgreSQL database user (postgres) password for the database instance. After the password …

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MacBook Firewall Port Configuration

Like everyone else i trust you run your MacBook, PC or whatever you’re using in the most secure way possible, right  😁 ? One of many aspects are to make sure the local firewall is active and in MacOs that’s controlled via System Preferences -> Security & Privacy -> Firewall. Via Firewall Options you have …

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Nutanix Calm VM version 3.3.1 Released

A few weeks back Nutanix Calm version 3.4 was released which i wrote about here and as you know Calm is running as a container, actually two containers, in Nutanix Prism Central (PC). For some time there has been an option to run Calm as a standalone VM on ESXi and with the release of …

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VeeamOn May 2022

For those of you who haven’t seen it already – this years virtual VeeamOn is scheduled to take place in May 16-19 and will be both an onsite event in Las Vegas and a virtual event. As usual the agenda is packed and this time with 65+ sessions, 50+ speakers and the main topics that …

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