This PowerShell script creates a Windows ISO with VirtIO drivers included, enabling the installation of a virtual machine on Nutanix AHV. Created by Jeroen Tielen, the script checks for admin rights, installs necessary tools, and processes ISO files accordingly. A demonstration video and the script are provided.
To ensure efficient shutdowns of virtual machines in SBC and VDI environments, adjust the Group Policy to disable screen sleep behaviour and edit Nutanix AHV plugin configurations for Citrix. This will enable immediate response to ACPI shutdown commands and allow for choice between soft and hard power-offs.
Erasure Coding in a 4-node Nutanix cluster provided a 25% data reduction in the author’s lab by efficiently shrinking ‘write-cold’ data using storage optimization. Testing with virtual machines.
The post describes setting up Replication Factor 2 on a single-node cluster running Community Edition. After installing CE on a VM with specific disk configurations, a new cluster is created with the desired redundancy factor. The post concludes with a positive impression of the results in Prism Element.
The post provides a list of script commands for easier virtual machine management, focusing on filtering and executing commands for different VM tasks. It includes commands for powering off, shutting down, turning on VMs, managing vGPU profiles, deleting VMs, and listing VM attributes. Additionally, it covers starting curator scans and…
This blog post explains how to install a three-node Nutanix cluster nested in VMware ESXi/vSphere. Requirements include IP addresses, memory, CPUs, and storage. Detailed steps on creating virtual machines, installing Nutanix CE, and checking cluster status are provided. Final instructions cover accessing and configuring the cluster. For a 1-node cluster,…
This blogpost offers a guide on upgrading your Nutanix community edition cluster to the latest versions.
This little blogpost will explain howto change the CVM memory size in Nutanix Community Edition. I assume you are here because you got an error similar to this:
UPDATE FEBRUARI 2024 Looks like Microsoft Edge has blocked/removed this workaround. It is still working in Google Chrome. I getting emails, calls, teams, slack etc etc etc about that they cant access Prism anymore. I even had an email from someone to their internal management saying Nutanix is bad because…
I had the opportunity the play with 2 Nutanix clusters on OVHcloud. In this blogpost I will explain how to set it up and how to do a migration from your on-premises environment to Nutanix on OVHcloud (Migrate to the cloud).