Nutanix CE 5.10 Released

The new version of Nutanix Community Edition has just been released. This brings the latest release to version 5.10. The Community Edition is perfect for testing out Nutanix especially in a homelab and a small scale POC. The link download to the components can be found here on the Nutanix Portal. You will need to … Continue reading Nutanix CE 5.10 Released

Creating Tags in Nutanix License Portal

Introduction Nutanix have recently introduced a new feature which allows tagging in their license portal. This means each license can be tagged with the cluster it is associated with. This feature is good for keeping the License Portal organized and makes it easier to search. Procedure Log onto the Nutanix Portal - Launch Support Portal … Continue reading Creating Tags in Nutanix License Portal

VMware ESXi Embedded Host Client – 503 Service Unavailable

Introduction If you have installed the ESXi Embedded Host Client (Link) you might find occasionally when trying to log onto a VMware Host the following message is displayed It is a reasonably simple fix to get access again to the Host. Procedure SSH as root onto the ESXi host that is displaying the error Run … Continue reading VMware ESXi Embedded Host Client – 503 Service Unavailable

Mellanox VIB Incompatible With 6.5 Upgrade Bundle

Introduction While upgrading from ESXi 5.5 to ESXi 6.5 Update 2 the upgrade bundle might show as incompatible in VMware Update Manager. Investigating the error message shows that there is an incompatible VIB in use. In this case it is the Mellanox VIB for Mellanox hardware. If you don't use Mellanox hardware this VIB can … Continue reading Mellanox VIB Incompatible With 6.5 Upgrade Bundle