VMware Security Advisories NOV 2018

VMware announced on last Friday that they found a vulnerability which affect hosts contain VMs running with VMXNET3 due to several reasons, and this vulnarability affected VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address uninitialized stack memory usage.

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Nutanix What’s in a Name?

It was very difficult to distinguish between different service names in Nutanix platform, but now Nutanix  surprised us by changing the names of
some services to be easy and without user angst.

  • Acropolis File Services (AFS) is now Nutanix Files
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Nutanix Announced New Versions of Calm

Now Calm can define, control, and manage workloads on any ESXi infrastructure (running ESXi 5.5, 6.0, or 6.5) from a single interface, and
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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.

Unlike a one-node cluster, Continue reading