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Earlier AOS and Foundation versions, where can I find them?

  • 20 July 2020
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Hi,

  I need older version of Foundation and AOS. Where can I find them?

I can only find latest version to download.

I need ,

Nutanix Acropolis Operating System (AOS) 5.5.8
Nutanix Foundation 4.3.2
Nutanix AHV 20170830.185

 

Thank you.


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They are not available for public download as we encourage everyone to use the latest versions. If you need them for some compliance or change management reasons, you can open a case and a support engineer will give you a temporary link for download.

Btw, please note that AOS 5.5.X will become unsupported in September 2020, which is a bit more than 1 month from now.

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Sergei thanks for your fast reply. Please tell me, can I open the case as Nutanix partner to get that download link without the serial number?

I am trying to install on some older servers and I need that specific version of Foundation.

 

Can I send the mail request to support@nutanix.com ?

 

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That’s not possible to open a case without a S/N. What is the server model that you are going to use? Maybe i can check if there is a newer version of Foundation that can be downloaded that supports that model.

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Server is Huawei 2288H V5 25 SFF.

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Well, the Huawei servers are not in the list of our supported hardware, so you will likely be on your own if there are any issues with it. I haven’t seen any limitations in the newer Foundation versions. Have you tried using the latest Foundation? Is it failing with it?

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I tried the latest version of Foundation...everything goes well, Foundation find server thought iBMC. Phoenix installs but then I got an error that there is no boot device. I configured m.2 SSD as RAID1. Legacy boot. 

 

The final error in the log is: Unable to find SSD in node.

Installation stops. 

 

The server is supported in the earlier Nutanix matrix. 

 

Maybe I missed some configuration settings ?

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Could be that the SSD is not in the compatibility list. What is the SSD model that you use there? You can get that by running “lsscsi” command from phoenix.

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Raid card is Avago 3004 and disks are m.2 SSD Sata 240 GB . They are in the Nutanix compatibility matrix from April 2019.

 

Maybe there is some catch that I need to configure on the server or the Raid controller?

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As part of SSD Compatibility , You will have to identify the manufacture of your SSD(ex: Western Digit or Samsung or Intel) ,

M.2  is a form factor not the make and model of SSD , this M.2 is used to deploy your hypervisor not to place guest vDisk, so pls get the Guest VM storage SSD make and model to compare the compatibility

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