Oct 22 2020

Nutanix Era Consumed via Nutanix Calm

This video will showcase how Nutanix Era can be consumed via Nutanix Calm. The following tasks are included in the video: Provision PostgreSQL Database Instance Perform Log CatchUp Take Snapshot Restore Database Instance Clone Database Instance During the provisioning Calm reaches out to Era to get the available Era Profiles and SLAs meaning it is …

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Oct 15 2020

Nutanix Multi Site Private Cloud Architecture

As a follow up to the Nutanix Private Cloud Reference Architecture version release in March 2020 the Multi-Site Private Cloud Architecture document has been released. This document follows the same structure as the previous version meaning it’s describing what approach (methodology) to use,  what to consider/ take into account and what decisions to include when …

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Oct 09 2020

Nutanix Clone & Snapshot – How it works

Just realised that this blog post was never released for an unknown reason. Was supposed to be published back in June 2020 🙂 Anyway, I’m getting question around how Nutanix clones and snapshots actually works and based on that i decided to create an official Nutanix document around these two techniques. The Nutanix Acropolis Distributed …

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Oct 07 2020

Nutanix ERA 2.0 Released

Happy to let you know what Era 2.0 has been release. There are a lot of new features and new functionality in Era 2.0 and i have been working with quite a few of them already. The single most important new feature in my opinion is the Multi-Cluster Support Era multi-cluster capability allows you to …

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Oct 02 2020

Nutanix Prism Central PC.2020.9 Released

Yesterday, 2020-10.01, Nutanix released a new version of Prism Central, version 2020.9 meaning the third version after introducing the year.month version naming. PC2020.9 comes with the following new features and enhancements: Enhanced Categories Capabilities vCenter Monitoring Useful links Prism Central PC.2020.9 Download Prism Central PC.2020.9 Release Notes Prism Central PC.2020.9 Supplement Upgrade Path Nutanix Compatibility Matrix …

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Oct 01 2020

Runecast Analyzer v4.5 Released

Yesterday, 2020-09-30, Runecast released a dot version of their software, Runecast Analyzer, meaning the latest and greatest version is now 4.5. This version adds Kubernetes (K8s) infrastructure capabilities by including checks against Kubernetes best practices as well as CIS benchmark for Kubernetes (security standard). If you have been working with containers you know that there …

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Sep 28 2020

Prevent autostart of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

After a MacBook restart there are usually a few applications that will autostart/launch and depending on what you normally do it might be good or might just be annoying. I try to keep the number of auto started applications to a minimum and the most recent application i disabled autostart for was Cisco AnyConnect Secure …

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Sep 22 2020

NAKIVO Backup & Replication Version 10.1 Released

Quick note to let you know that yesterday, 2020-09-21, NAKIVO release version 10.1 of their Backup & Replication product which offers data protection of virtual, physical, cloud and SaaS environments. This dot one version comes with two major enhancements: OneDrive for Business Backup and Recovery This means you can backup and restore your SaaS data …

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Sep 15 2020

Linux Debian – Install & Manage Apache Web Server

During my first time working with the Linux distribution Debian, aka Debian GNU/Linux, i had to pick up some new commands but many things are same as with Linux versions i usually work with e.g. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and CentOS. In Debian when managing (install, delete, update) packages you have to use Advanced …

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Sep 10 2020

How To Force Quit Unresponsive Applications in macOS

So now it’s time to kill or force quit (which sounds a bit better) some unresponsive application running on my MacBook. Yes i know force quit will just fix an immediate problem with an unresponsive application and that you should take the necessary actions to understand why the application is unresponsive. Nevertheless i have been …

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Sep 02 2020

Global Nutanix .Next 2020

We are only a few days away from this years Nutanix .Next which is the Nutanix user conference usually held once a year in the US and once a year in Europe. Same as for a lot of other things during 2020 this has changed and instead there will be a global online .Next running …

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Aug 26 2020

Nutanix AOS 5.18 & Prism Central PC2020.8 + More Released

Yesterday, 2020-08-25, was a great Nutanix release day including new versions of: Acropolis Operating System (AOS) – Version 5.18 which is a Short Term Support (STS) release Prism Central version PC2020.8 AHV version 20190916.253 Nutanix Cluster Check (NCC) version 10.0.6 Read more about difference between LTS & STS (Short Term Support) here. Picture borrowed from …

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Aug 18 2020

Nutanix AOS 5.15.2 Released

Yesterday, 2020-08-17, the second long term support (LTS) version of AOS 5.15 was released meaning the latest LTS version available is now 5.15.2. Read more about difference between LTS & STS (Short Term Support) here. AOS 5.15.2 comes with AHV version AHV 20170830.434 and can be managed with any of the following Prism Central versions: …

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Aug 10 2020

macOS – HowTo Fix Finder Error 36

So the other day when i was trying to backup some local MacBook, macOS 10.15.5 Catalina, files to my NAS i ran into a Finder problem. Yeah this was a manual copy so no Time Machine, no automated script backup solution:) Anyway the error i got was “Error code -36” – see the below picture …

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Aug 05 2020

Find Last Times Your MacBook Was Rebooted

So lately i have had some problems with my MacBook which has caused it to be either automatically restarted or in a state where i have had to manually restart it via Restart option or just pressing the power button. While doing some investigation i had to list when the MacBook was restarted to see …

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Jul 29 2020

Nutanix Prism Central PC.2020.7 Released

A few days ago, 2020-07-27, Nutanix released a new version of Prism Central, version 2020.7. As you can see the version follows the year.month and from now there will be two PC releases meaning same approach as with Nutanix AOS. The PC release with this version format is the independent release and then there is …

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