Tag Archive: upgrade

Nutanix Calm Update Via LCM

Quick blog post that will cover updating Nutanix Calm via the Nutanix component Life Cycle Manager (LCM) which is available in both Prism Element (PE), the Nutanix Cluster, and via Prism Central (PC). Since Calm belongs to Prism Central we can obviously not upgrade it via PE and must use PC which most of the …

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Nutanix Calm Version 2.6 Released

Two days ago, 2019-01-30, Nutanix released their latest version, 2.6, of Nutanix Calm which is the built-in automation and orchestration tool available in Nutanix Prism Central. Calm, as I guess you already know, supports application life cycle management, monitoring & remediation and can provision virtual machines and deploy applications to multiple target platforms such as: Nutanix …

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Upgrade to vSphere ESXi 6 via command line

The other day i had to upgrade my lab ESXi mgmt server from version 5.5 to 6.0 host via the command prompt and it’s actually pretty straight forward. I took the following steps to perform the upgrade: Download the latest ESXi version from the VMware website Log on to the ESXi server using SSH Verify running ESXi version …

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Nutanix Operating System Upgrade to 4.1.1

As you might have seen a new version (4.1.1) of the Nutanix Operating System a.k.a NOS was released a while ago. See the new features in this blog post. I have been through the upgrade process a few times now and last week i did one while running a customer workshop. The upgrade process just ran …

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Update vCenter Server Appliance without internet connection

Last week i published a blog post where i outlined how to install an Apache web server on a CentOS virtual machine (VM). The web server was required to install, update and upgrade a few other applications and one of them was the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) from version 5.5.0 Update 1c to the latest available version 5.5.0 …

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Upgrade Nutanix Operating System to version 4.0

A few days ago i did a Nutanix Operating System (NOS) upgrade from version 3.5.4 to version 4.0. This blog post will describe the steps i took during the upgrade of a Nutanix 1350 Block just to outline how easy it actually is to upgrade the distributed Nutanix storage system. There are a few steps you manually need …

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