Running Nutanix Cluster Check & Log Collector using Prism Web Console

  • 9 April 2020
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NCC (Nutanix Cluster Check) is a framework of scripts that can help diagnose cluster health. NCC can be run provided that the individual nodes are up, regardless of the cluster state. NCC checks could be run from the Prism web console for clusters where AOS 5.0 or above and NCC 3.0 or above are installed.

 

Procedure:

1. Logon to the Prism web console.

2. Browse to Health page, select Actions > Run Checks

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3. Select the checks that you want to run.

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4. Enable/disable the sending of the report email, then click Run.

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5. Browse to Tasks Page, to review the summary by clicking on the task status ‘Succeeded”.

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6. Download the summary by clicking on ‘Download output’.

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Note:

  • You cannot run NCC checks from the Prism web console for clusters where AOS 4.7.x or earlier and NCC 3.0 or earlier are installed.

 

Log Collector

Logs can be collected for Controller VMs, file server, hardware, alerts, hypervisor, and for the system.

 

Procedure:

1. Logon to the Prism web console.

2. Browse to Health page, select Actions > Log Collector

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3. Select ‘Collect Logs starting now’ to collect logs based on the number of hours or based on number of days. Also, a custom range could be used by selecting the ‘Custom Date Range’ option.

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4. Select the ‘Collect Logs anonymously’ check box to collect the logs anonymously, then click “Run Now”.

5. Browse to Tasks Page, to download the logs by clicking on the ‘Succeeded” status.

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For more information consult this guide:  Prism - Health Monitoring


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