Nutanix AOS 5.0.2 & more updates released

Today, 2017-04-04, Nutanix released an AOS (Acropolis Operating System), formerly known as NOS (Nutanix Operating System) update meaning it is now at level 5.0.2. In addition to the AOS release there has been a few additional releases for PRISM Central 5.0.2 and Metro Witness 5.0.2.

AOS 5.0.2 Its a maintenance release and includes new features and fixes in the following areas:

  • SATA-DOM firmware upgrade via Nutanix Life Cycle Management
  • AHV
  • AHV-Management
  • Acropolis File Services
  • Cluster Health
  • Data Protection
  • Data Replication
  • Hyper-V
  • In-Place Hypervisor Conversion
  • Infrastructure / Services
  • In-Place Hypervisor Conversion
  • NCC
  • Prism
  • Security
  • Self Service Portal
  • Stargate
  • Zookeeper

As usual, take a moment and read the release notes to figure out if an upgrade is needed for your environment or not. I know a few customers who upgraded this morning:) Below are the release notes, download links and a Metro Witness guide.

A new version of Nutanix Cluster Check, NCC, version was also released and it is bundled with AOS 5.0.2 and also available for download via Nutanix Portal here and the release notes can be found here.

Important: All AOS versions lower than 4.7.x will reach End Of Support on July 31, 2017 so if’f If you are on an earlier release than 4.7.x you should start planning your upgrade.