Nutanix AOS 6.6.2 & AHV 8.1.2

2022-04-11 Nutanix released a new version of AOS, STS 6.6.2 which is a Short Term Release, read more about difference between LTS & STS here and it comes with one feature.

As you might be aware of Nutanix has for a long time support compute only nodes for AHV and with AOS 6.6.2 they are also adding support for compute only nodes with VMware vSphere ESXi. For more information about CO ESXi nodes check out the Nutanix Prism Web Console Guide

In addition to a new AOS version Nutanix also release AHV version 8.1.2, also known as version 20220304.10055.

In addition to the new capability there are also improvement in the following areas:

  • AHV
  • AHV Management
  • Data Replication and Protection
  • Encryption
  • Infrastructure and Services
  • Nutanix Files
  • Security
    • CESA-2022:6765
    • CESA-2022:6834
    • CESA-2022:7002
    • CESA-2022:7186
    • CESA-2022:8640
    • CESA-2023:0203
    • CESA-2023:0291
    • CESA-2023:0402
  • Stargate

Bundled software in the release are:

  • AOS 6.6.2
  • AHV 8.1.2 also known as 20220304.10055
  • Foundation 5.3.2
  • Nutanix Guest Tools (NGT) 3.0
  • Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) 4.6.3

As usual check Nutanix Software End Of Life document on a regular basis to keep you up to date.


Before upgrading, make sure to read, understand and take appropriate actions (if required) for Virtual Switch Migration Requirements in the AHV Administration Guide.

Useful links

Enjoy the new version and its capabilities..