Category Archive: AHV

Nutanix Prism Central 2021.8 Released

Just a quick blog post to let you know that Prism Central 2021.8 version was just released and can be downloaded via the Nutanix Portal. The PC 2021.7 release which i wrote about here brought a lot of features to the table and one of the most valuable (i think) was the AHV SyncRep & …

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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Nutanix AOS 5.15.5 & AHV 20190916.410 Released

Yesterday, 2021-03-03, the fifth long term support (LTS) version of AOS 5.15 was released meaning the latest LTS version available is now 5.15.5. Read more about difference between LTS & STS (Short Term Support) here. AOS 5.15.5 comes with AHV version 20190916.410 and can be managed with any of the following Prism Central versions: pc.2021.1.0.1 …

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Nutanix AOS 5.19.1, AHV 20201105.1045 & Prism Central 2021.1 Released

Yesterday, 2021-02-10, Nutanix released a new short term support, STS, release of AOS meaning the latest STS is now 5.19.1. Read more about difference between LTS & STS (Short Term Support) here. In addition AHV 20201105.1045 was also released. A few more days back, 2021-02-05, Prism Central, PC, pc.2021.1 was released so quite a few …

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Nutanix Move 3.7 Released

A new version of Nutanix Move has been released. This is the first dot release in 2021 and the latest version available is now 3.7. As you might know Move is a VM migration tool which makes it possible to migrate VMs between the following environments with minimal downtime: VMware ESXi to Nutanix clusters on …

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Nutanix AOS 5.19, Prism Central 2020.11 & More Released

Two days ago, 2020-12-15, Nutanix released a new short term support, STS, release of AOS meaning the latest STS is now 5.19. Read more about difference between LTS & STS (Short Term Support) here. In addition Prism Central, PC, pc.2020.11 and AHV version 20201105.12 have also been released. There are a lot of new functionality, …

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Nutanix AOS 5.15.4 Released

Yesterday, 2020-12-09, the fourth long term support (LTS) version of AOS 5.15 was released meaning the latest LTS version available is now 5.15.4. Read more about difference between LTS & STS (Short Term Support) here. AOS 5.15.4 comes with AHV version AHV 20190916.321 and can be managed with any of the following Prism Central versions: …

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Nutanix Clone & Snapshot – How it works

Just realised that this blog post was never released for an unknown reason. Was supposed to be published back in June 2020 🙂 Anyway, I’m getting question around how Nutanix clones and snapshots actually works and based on that i decided to create an official Nutanix document around these two techniques. The Nutanix Acropolis Distributed …

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Nutanix Prism Central PC.2020.9 Released

Yesterday, 2020-10-01, Nutanix released a new version of Prism Central, version 2020.9 meaning the third version after introducing the year.month version naming. PC2020.9 comes with the following new features and enhancements: Enhanced Categories Capabilities vCenter Monitoring Useful links Prism Central PC.2020.9 Download Prism Central PC.2020.9 Release Notes Prism Central PC.2020.9 Supplement Upgrade Path Nutanix Compatibility Matrix …

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Nutanix AOS 5.18 & Prism Central PC2020.8 + More Released

Yesterday, 2020-08-25, was a great Nutanix release day including new versions of: Acropolis Operating System (AOS) – Version 5.18 which is a Short Term Support (STS) release Prism Central version PC2020.8 AHV version 20190916.253 Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) version 10.0.6 Read more about difference between LTS & STS (Short Term Support) here. Picture borrowed from …

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