Magnus Andersson

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Name: Magnus Andersson
Date registered: January 13, 2021

Latest posts

  1. Remove vCenter Server NSX User Interface Plugin — May 13, 2021
  2. Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin Video — May 7, 2021
  3. Nutanix Era ServiceNow Plugin Released — May 6, 2021
  4. Era – Automatically Append Domain Name to DB Server VM Name — May 5, 2021
  5. Nutanix Private Cloud Reference Architecture v3 — April 27, 2021

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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 Private Cloud Reference Architecture v3

The third version of 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 what approach (methodology) to use,  what to consider/ …

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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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Nutanix ERA Security

As the blog post heading reveal this one will be about Nutanix Era security. Sine i trust most of my readers now know what Era is and can to for your business i will not describe the solution but instead dive into the topic right away. Commonly discussed topics in regards to security i have …

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Take Veeam Quiz & Win An Apple Watch

About 4.5 years ago Veeam gave my blog readers a chance to win a Fitbit Charge HR or Ondo Air levitating speakers depending on your preferences as per this blog post. After the recent release of Veeam Backup & Replication v11 they have decided to give you a chance to win an Apple Watch by …

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ZertoCON 2021 – Unlock Continuous Cloud Protection

The yearly Zerto CON will be a virtual event just the way it was back in 2020. I have, during the past year, come to enjoy the virtual events more and more and i guess the biggest part is that i have learned how to actually set aside time and not just attend a vitrual …

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Eight years as a blogger

Today, 2021-03-13, i celebrate (or whatever i’m doing) eight years as a blogger. During past 12 months around 60 blog post have been created meaning total number of live blog posts are now in the 820 range. Apart from creating blog posts i have made a few changes to the blog including: Enable SSL – …

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Monitor Era Operation Progress – ServiceNow & Era Integration

Almost same heading a for another blog post Monitor Era Operation Progress – Calm & Era Integration 🙂 the objective for this blog post is exactly the same meaning monitor Era operations from an overlying Era consumer. The Era consumer in this case is ServiceNow and not Calm. In this blog post i will share …

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