Here are the manual steps for upgrading the SSD for a Dell XC6320. Process takes 20-25 minutes. The longest part being the reboots of the server. Firstly you need the Dell SSD upgrade iso. I obtained my copy one from Dell Support and it should be available on their support website Prepare your server for … Continue reading Upgraded SSD Firmware in Dell XC6320
A useful link if you need want to deploy a pre-configured Windows Virtual Machine with a 90 day license. Great if you need a VM for testing and it also has the added bonus that you can take a snapshot and roll it back. There are options for VMware, Vagrant, VirtualBox and Parallels. https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/
Here are two useful resources that I would recommend checking out if you are interested in finding out more on Nutanix. These are the Nutanix education channel 'nu.school' and the Nutanix Bible. The nu.school channel post video training pretty regularly and especially when Nutanix release a new version of AOS. I would recommend subscribing and … Continue reading Learning Nutanix – nu.school and the Nutanix Bible
It is possible to access the DCUI from a SSH connection. This is useful thing to know if you are wanting to getting into the DCUI but don't want to or can't get into the remote connection. Log onto ESXi via SSH Type DCUI into the command prompt. DCUI will be launched To exit the … Continue reading Access VMware DCUI from SSH connection
Nutanix have released AOS version 5.5 which is their biggest one ever. There is a very long list of new features in this edition. Some of the highlights include : Machine Learning Capability Nutanix Calm Reports Management Async Disaster Recovery with NearSync AHV Turbo Data Path Support for vNUMA Single Node Clusters Running VMs vGPU … Continue reading Nutanix AOS 5.5 Released
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VMware have opened the 2018 vExpert applications in the last few weeks. Applications close on January 19th and visit the vExpert website to submit your application. All applicants will be informed on February 16th. This the first of two intakes for the vExpert programme this year with the second application period starting in June 2018. … Continue reading VMware vExpert 2018 Applications Open