Category: Technology

  • Nutanix AHV, don’t mess with the virtual switch!

    In the first releases of AHV, the virtual switch was present on the AHV host, but not integrated within the Prism UI. By then, it was quite obscure what the settings on the host were. Nowadays it is really important to maintain identical settings on your host for the bridge br0 en de bond br0-up.…

  • Terraform: updating providers

    Terraform is built of several providers. Providers are a logical abstraction of an upstream API. They are responsible for understanding API interactions and exposing resources. On the website of hashicorp, you can find all providers. Just click this link to check for more. On this page, you will notice the well-known public cloud providers, as…

  • Terraform: Using GCP

    How do we configure Terraform and GCP to create resources in the Google cloud. You can also read this on the site of Hashicorp. Make sure your GCP project is ready! To use terraform on GCP, you have to create a project. This is easily done on the cloud console of GCP. I simply create…

  • Note-to-Self: update terraform using CLI

    How to update terraform on Ubuntu using CLI… Why updating? ubuntu@terraform:~$ terraform –versionTerraform v1.3.1on linux_arm64 Your version of Terraform is out of date! The latest versionis 1.3.9. You can update by downloading from https://www.terraform.io/downloads.html Downloading and unzipping the update ubuntu@terraform:~$ curl https://releases.hashicorp.com/terraform/1.3.9/terraform_1.3.9_linux_arm64.zip –output terraform_1.3.9_linux_arm64.zip% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time CurrentDload…

  • Nutanix Prism: Enter Maintenance mode

    Customers always asked me, why it is not possible to enter maintenance mode for a host using the GUI, instead of the CLI. Well, now we can… Starting with AOS6.5 (LTS) an administrator is able to enter maintenance mode of a host using the Prism web interface. (Not sure, this was introduced in a STS…

  • Nutanix User Group Nederland komt bijeen (Dutch)

    Eindelijk mag het weer. We kunnen en mogen weer een ‘normale’ user group meeting organiseren. En dan gaan we dat ook doen. Donderdag 17 november is de datum We komen bijeen in het hoofdkantoor van Nutanix in Hoofddorp. Eind van de middag wordt gestart en na de avondspits sluiten we af. Meer informatie is te…

  • Nutanix Cloud Clusters on Azure is available

    Nutanix Cloud clusters (NC2) was already available on the public cloud of Amazon AWS, and (finally) now it is available in Azure. Of course it is first available in the States, but hopefully it will arrive in Europe (and the rest of the world) pretty soon. Why NC2? Why should you consider extending your on…

  • Nutanix Technology Champion 2023 applications

    Nutanix Technology Champion 2023 Applications are Open! 👏🏻 If you enjoy sharing your expertise, connecting with peers and being the first to know when new products are released, then this program might just be for you. “Limited spots are open each year” See here for more information: https://next.nutanix.com/community-blog-154/nutanix-technology-champion-2023-applications-are-open-41242 If you enjoy the Nutanix portfolio, consider…

  • Nutanix User Group Netherlands (Dutch)

    Covid-19 houdt ons nog steeds stevig in de greep. Dit weerhoudt ons er echter niet van om ook in 2022 een sessie te organiseren met de Dutch Nutanix User Group. De huidige maatregelen zorgen ervoor dat dit nog steeds een virtuele meeting wordt. We hopen dat we een volgende meeting gewoon weer in persona kunnen…

  • Save LCM with ipmitool

    Sometimes, it can be very useful to manage your IPMI settings from the command line… Managing a Nutanix environment, daily administration jobs will not cost you a lot of time. However, even the automation you are counting on, is not always a guarantee of success. Lately I performed an update for the BIOS and BMC,…