Month: June 2018

How to Install Photon OS

First I downloaded Photon iso file (Photon OS 2.0 GA) from this link.

Then I created a VM instance in ESXi as I mentioned in the screenshot, and mounted the Photon ISO file to start the installation process.

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Load Balanced Volume Groups

AHV hosts support load balancing of vDisks in a volume group for user VMs. Load balancing of vDisks in a volume group enables IO-intensive VMs to utilize resources such as the CPU and memory of multiple Controller VMs (CVMs). 

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Scale out Prism Central

In AOS 5.6 you can expand Prism Central from a single VM to three VMs, increasing the capacity and resiliency of Prism Central.

If Prism Central is just a single VM currently, you can expand it to three VMs. This Continue reading

Flow Microsegmentation

What is Flow?

Flow networking is a software-defined networking solution option tightly integrated into Nutanix AHV and Prism. Flow provides rich visualization, automation, and security for VMs running on AHV. Microsegmentation is a component of Flow networking that simplifies policy Continue reading

Nutanix Two-Node Clusters

A traditional Nutanix cluster requires a minimum of three nodes, but Nutanix also offers the option of a two-node cluster for ROBO implementations and other situations that require a lower cost yet high resiliency option.

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Nutanix Cluster Checker

Nutanix Cluster Checker (NCC)  tool is using to check the overall health of the Cluster and identify other possible problems through a set of scripts available in each CVM.

The NCC allows the user to be more proactive instead of Continue reading

Nutanix Default Cluster Credentials

Default Cluster Credentials

Each component of Nutanix has a different login credential, so in this post, I will explain all credentials you need to manage your Nutanix components (Node, Cluster, CVM web console, CVM SSH).

 

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