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Nutanix AOS 5.20.4 & AHV 20201105.2286 Released

Yesterday, 2022-05-24, a new maintenance release to the latest long term support (LTS) version of AOS, 5.20, was released meaning the latest LTS release is now 5.20.4. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here.AOS 5.20.4 includes support for ESXi 7.0U3c and in addition it includes a lot of improvements, with a strong focus …

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Nutanix AOS 6.1.1 Released

I’ll make another exception to the fact i don’t usually blog about Nutanix AOS Short Term Support (STS) releases but with the interest in AOS version 6.1 among our customers i thought it would be good to inform you that AOS 6.1.1 was released yesterday  2022-05-18. Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. …

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Nutanix Objects Version 3.5

Just a short while ago i wrote an introduction to Nutanix Objects blog post which you can find here and since then a new version of Objects has been released. The most current version is now 3.5 and it includes the following new features: Kafka endpoint – Logging the notification events. You can add up …

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Nutanix Calm Version 3.5

With the new Calm 3.5 release we are getting a feature requested by more and more Nutanix customers and that is —-Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Support—- This is really great news and brings another layer of flexibility and security to your overall self-service solution driven by Calm. A tunnel virtual machine (VM) is required on …

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Nutanix Objects

This is one of the firt times i write about Nutanix Objects also called just Objects and you will in the not so far distant future understand why 🙂 Objects is an object store service which is designed and provides an Amazon Web Services Simple Storage Service (AWS S3) compatible REST API. As you know …

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Nutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.2

The Era Security document has been updated to reflect a Database Instance Account management  improvement that was included in the Era version 2.4 but unfortunately missed in the previous document update. Since Era version 2.4 it is supported to update the DB engine PostgreSQL database user (postgres) password for the database instance. After the password …

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MacBook Firewall Port Configuration

Like everyone else i trust you run your MacBook, PC or whatever you’re using in the most secure way possible, right  😁 ? One of many aspects are to make sure the local firewall is active and in MacOs that’s controlled via System Preferences -> Security & Privacy -> Firewall. Via Firewall Options you have …

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VeeamOn May 2022

For those of you who haven’t seen it already – this years virtual VeeamOn is scheduled to take place in May 16-19 and will be both an onsite event in Las Vegas and a virtual event. As usual the agenda is packed and this time with 65+ sessions, 50+ speakers and the main topics that …

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Veeam E-book – Salesforce Backup & Restore

Quick not to let you know, unless you already have seen, that Veeam has released an e-book with the title “Salesforce Backup for Dummies”. You might have wished for a title including both backup & restore 😂😂 But make no mistake, the book covers the restore part as well in addition to the three main …

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Nine years as a blogger

Today, 2022-03-13, i celebrate (or whatever i’m doing) nine years as a blogger. During past 12 months around 65 blog post have been created meaning total number of live blog posts are now in the 885 range. Haven’t done  any major changes for the blog apart from minor design things and also the old name …

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Nutanix Calm Version 3.4 Released

Yesterday, 2022-03-08, Nutanix released a new dot version of its multi-cloud application management framework Calm meaning the latest and greatest version is now 3.4. As i trust you already know, Calm brings the following key functionalities to the table: IT Agility and Human Error Elimination Unified Multi-Cloud Orchestration Automated Self-Service with Centralized Control Nutanix Marketplace …

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Nutanix Karbon 2.4 Released

A few days ago, 2022-03-02, Nutanix released a new version of Karbon, which provides provisioning and operations of Kubernetes clusters, meaning latest and greatest version is now 2.4. The new version comes with the following new and or improved features: GPU Pass-through Support Support for Kubernetes v1.21 Nodepool Improvements Cluster Logging Improvements Alerting Improvements In addition the …

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Nutanix AOS 6.1, AHV 20201105.30142 & Prism Central 2022.1 Released

As mentioned previously I usually don’t blog about Nutanix AOS Short Term Support (STS) releases but with the new features and enhancements that comes with AOS 6.1, released 2022-02-24, are just to good to not blog about 🙂 Read more about difference between LTS & STS here. Take a look at the pretty impressive list …

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Nutanix ERA Database Group Management

Back in summer 2021 Nutanix Era version 2.2 was released which you can read about here. One of the features introduced was the concept of MS SQL Server database groups which mean you can group multiple databases running in the same database instance as one Time Machine entity. This applies to both single DB Server …

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Nutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.1

Another update to the Era Security document has been released to reflect the security enhancements included in  the most recent release meaning Era version 2.4. There are two major improvements to the security aspect in Era 2.4: Password management for the Era Management Plane Repository (database) Account(s) meaning postgres or postgres + era Entity Sharing …

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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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