Tag Archive: security

Nutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.2

The Era Security document has been updated to reflect a Database Instance Account managementΒ  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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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 inΒ  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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Nutanix ERA Security Document Version 2.0

Back in March earlier this year (2021) i published a blog post about an Era Security document i have put together and made available via the Nutanix Portal. As you might be aware of the document has been updated to reflect the changes included in Era version 2.3. When the initial Era Security doc was …

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Nutanix ERA Security

As the blog post heading reveal this one will be about Nutanix Era security. Sine i trust most of my readers now know what Era is and can to for your business i will not describe the solution but instead dive into the topic right away. Commonly discussed topics in regards to security i have …

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Nutanix Design Guide Announced

I know that all of you interested in Nutanix are aware of the Nutanix Bible written by the Nutanix guruΒ Steve Poitras. It has been, & continues being since it’s constantly updated, a great source of technical information for as long as I have been interested in and working with Nutanix which is about six years. …

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Heads Up! Critical Security Patch Available for VMware ESXi & More

A few days ago, 2017-03-28, VMware released a few security patches that will prevent a guest from execute code on the ESXi host. This has been possible based on heap buffer overflow and uninitialized stack memory usage in SVGA. Available VMware KB articles for these issues are: KB 2149672 KB 2149673 Affected VMware ESXi versions …

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