Magnus Andersson

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Name: Magnus Andersson
Date registered: January 13, 2021

Latest posts

  1. Nutanix Move 4.2 Released — October 19, 2021
  2. Nutanix AOS 5.20.2 & AHV 20201105.2229 Released — October 14, 2021
  3. Era Management Plane High Availability Version 2 — October 13, 2021
  4. Nutanix Prism Central 2021.9 Released — October 6, 2021
  5. Veeam @ Google Cloud Next 2021 — October 6, 2021

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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 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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Nutanix AOS 5.15.6 & 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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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- 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 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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