Tag Archive: API

Developer Portal & v4 API early access

To make it even easier to programatically consume Nutanix a new developer portal has been released and more importantly early access has been provided to the v4 API (application programming interface) including SDK (Software Development Kit) in four languages. The updated portal includes a lot of good stuff e.g.: API Documentation SDK Documentation Code samples …

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Era – Select Different Compute Profiles During PostgreSQL High Availability Provisioning

IMPORTANT: It is not supported to use different Compute Profiles for the different DB Server VMs, just different Compute Profiles for the group of DB Server VMs & the HA Proxy VM(s)!!!! ——————————————————————————————— When provisioning a PostgreSQL High Availability setup using Nutanix Era you have the option to also deploy a pair of HA Proxy …

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Nutanix – Database Migration

Customers has been running databases on top of Nutanix HCI for quite a few years and the number keeps increasing. One reason being is obviously the magic HCI solution but another major reason is the Nutanix Database Management solution, Era, which i believe you are already familiar with. No matter if you’re using Era or …

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Era Managing the Network IP Pool or Not

Wanted to tell you about a confusion i have seen a few times when it comes to Era Networks and consuming Era via the API. In my example below, from the Era UI, the network default-era-npx5-01 has Manage IP Address Pool set to In Era meaning Era will assign IP Addresses from its IP pool to DB …

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Nutanix Era Reporting Script Databases Version 1.1

Just a quick note to let you know that i have updated the Era DB Reporting script with one new column, Database/Instance Status, which will be reported as the following: Information about the reporting script can be found in the original blog post which is available here. In short it let’s you create a report …

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Era – Advanced Configuration Via Eraconfig UI Section

As i trust most of you familiar with Nutanix Era already know the Era configuration is stored in the repository (repo) backed by a PostgreSQL database running in the Era appliance. There are multiple options available for managing and configuring your Nutanix Era plattform. UI – Which actually performs API calls to the back end. …

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Era Management Plane High Availability Version 2

With the release of Era version 2.3 in late September 2021, which i wrote a blog post about here, the Era Management Plane was improved when it comes to providing high availability (HA) meaning it does not include any single point of failure (SPOF) anymore. Era Management Plane consists of two service groups: Front-end services …

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Nutanix Era Reporting Script – Clones

After the blog post i made some time ago, beginning of June 2021, about Nutanix Era Reporting Script – Databases i have received some questions about adding new capabilities to the script.  Seems like there is a need for this kind of functionality so my reasons for putting the script together were valid. New functionality …

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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 Era Reporting Script – Databases

Updated 2021-12-01: New version available here —————————————————————————————— 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 …

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Enter Company – new VCDX56 blog sponsor

I’m happy to announce Enter Company as a new VCDX56 blog sponsor which is a software development company with over 20 years of IT experience. They are trusted by thousands of companies in more than 160 countries. Iperius Backup, which is their backup and restore solution, can perform incremental and differential backups of virtual machines and much …

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Nutanix ERA REST API & API Equivalent Button

No matter what kind of integration work you’re doing one of challenge with many products is to find a well defined API specification. With Nutanix Era, as with many other Nutanix solutions (including e.g. Prism Central, Prism Element) there is a well defined API which you can access via the UI. Just click admin – …

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Nutanix AHV VM Reporting Via REST API Version 2.4

Based on some feedback of people actually using the reporting script I have added two more fields in the report for the 2.4 release. The additional reporting metrics are: Categories VM uuid Script still uses either Prism Element (the actual NutanixCluster) as source or both Prism Element and Prism Central. When using Prism Central you’ll …

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Nutanix AHV VM Reporting Via REST API Version 2.3

Another release of the AHV VM Reporting script using Nutanix REST API. This release includes fixes to runtime output and to VM annotation/description filed including a comma sign. Example of script runtime output. Script still uses either Prism Element (the actual NutanixCluster) as source or both Prism Element and Prism Central. When using Prism Central …

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Nutanix AHV VM Reporting Via REST API Version 2.2

Another release of the AHV VM Reporting script using Nutanix REST API. Two new columns are included in this version: VM Description vNUMA Configuration The VM Description information is available via Prism Element (Nutanix Cluster) but the vNUMA Configuration information is only available via Prism Central (PC) so you need to decide if you want …

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Spinbackup – new VCDX56 blog sponsor

I’m happy to announce a Spinbackup as a new VCDX56 blog sponsor. Spinbackup is a cloud cybersecurity and cloud-to-cloud backup solutions provider for SaaS data. The deliver solutions in the following areas: Automated Ransomware Protection Business Risky Apps Audit Blockchain Powered Single Sign-On (in progress now) Cloud-to-Cloud Backup Disaster Recovery Data Migration Picture borrowed from Spinbackup official …

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