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Migrate Windows 2012R2 server from ESXi to AHV in 5 minutes

Migrate Windows 2012R2 server from ESXi to AHV in 5 minutes

As we, Nutanix, getting more and more questions and interest about Nutanix Acropolis and Nutanix hypervisor – AHV, I thought I will start series of blog posts and videos with Nutanix AHV How-To. As migration to/from is a part of every datacenter life cycle,  I decided to create short video on how to migrate Windows 2012R2 server  from ESXi to AHV. Migration process if fairly straight forward, no rocket science here. If you have basic...

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Upgrade Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor aka AHV

Upgrade Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor aka AHV

Nutanix has its own hypervisor called Acropolis Hypervisor aka AHV. Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor is highly customized, Linux based KVM, running on Linux CentOS 6.5. AHV is a integrated part of Nutanix Xtreme Compute platform – more about Nutanix XCP you read here – Nutanix XCP. As every hypervisor, AHV needs to be updated or upgraded, from time to time. Upgrade process of Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor is extremely simple and...

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Install application from apk on CyanogenMod

Install application from apk on CyanogenMod

Some cool application are not available on GooglePlay but you can download them from xda-Developers forum or other great sources in apk package. Before you start you have to have AndroidSDK tools installed and rooted device. In my expample I used my Sony Xperia Z1 Compact with CyanogenMod 12.1 Amami. To see how to do install CyanogenMod  – check my blog posts: How to install CyanogenMod 12.1 – part 1 How to install CyanogenMod...

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How to install updates on Hyper-v cluster running on the Nutanix

How to install updates on Hyper-v cluster running on the Nutanix

If you have Nutanix in your datacenter you are free to choose between three different hypervisors, Acropolis Hypervisor aka AHV (Nutanix KVM based hypervisor), Microsoft Hyper-V 2012R2 and VMware ESXi 5.1 or newer. Note: VMware ESXi 6.0 is supported too, on NOS 4.1.3 and newer. I decided to write up quick tutorial on How to update Hyper-v failover cluster on Nutanix because many people wondering how to do it, there is a lot of FUD spread...

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How to install CyanogenMod 12 on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact – Part2

How to install CyanogenMod 12 on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact – Part2

How to install CyanogenMod 12 on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact – Part2 – Installation After preparation – See my post How to install CyanogenMod 12 on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact – Part1 you are ready to Install CyanogenMod 12 on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. NOTE: You are doing it at your own risk, Make sure you have backup. For Sony devices you might want to create DRM keys backup first before you start. Unlock bootloader. First what you...

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How to install CyanogenMod 12 on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact – Part1

How to install CyanogenMod 12 on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact  – Part1

After a year with my Sony Xperia Z1 Compact I decided to replace Sony Android build with CyanogenMod 12.1 Amami. Running my phone on factory build Android for almost a year give me good overview over advantages (stamina mode, few good apps from Sony) and disadvantages (lack of customization, plenty of useless apps pre-installed). However, the reason behind this blog post (my blog is about virtualization and cloud computing not Android or...

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Unleash the awesome superpowers of the Nutanix PowerShell cmdlets

Unleash the awesome superpowers of the Nutanix PowerShell cmdlets

I don’t know if you are like me, but I’m a scripting nut. I figure that if I have to do something once, there is a fair chance I’ll have to do it again multiple times, sometimes months or even years later and I don’t want to have to bother to research it again, so why not simply script it now and sharpen my scripting skills in the process? I also find that if you can script something, you have generally a better...

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Remove tenant user from Windows Azure Pack

Remove tenant user from Windows Azure Pack

The only way (known to me) to remove tenant user  from Windows Azure Pack is by using Powershell. Below simple script to remove tenant user from Windows Azure Pack. Run it from one of the Windows Azure Pack servers. PowerShell # credentials for performing actions $AuthSite = <IP or FQDN of AdminAuthenticationSite>:30072 $Credential = Get-Credential $token = Get-MgmtSvcToken -Type Windows -AuthenticationSite $AuthSite -ClientRealm...

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Deploy F5 BIG-IP VE on Hyper-V

Deploy F5 BIG-IP VE on Hyper-V

Quick and easy step by step guide how to Deploy F5 BIG-IP VE on Hyper-V What is F5 – I think I don’t have to explain here. Since some time F5 released Virtual Edition for their flagship product  BIG-IP. It is supported on various hypervisor platforms: KVM – different vendors Microsoft Hyper-V 2008R2 and 2012R2 VMware ESXi – since 5.X XENServer – 5.5 and newer Below quick guide how to deploy BIG-IP VE on...

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Windows Azure Pack – The portal cannot load the management data for this resource type

Windows Azure Pack – The portal cannot load the management data for this resource type

Windows Azure Pack – The portal cannot load the management data for this resource type. From time to time you might end up with error when WAP cannot contact or fetch data from different parts. In my example, I I had problems with connecting to SMA – Service Management Automation. Before you start you have to have installed PowerShell and run commands from one of the Windows Azure pack servers. First what you have to do is set...

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