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Hi all, This morning I tried to log in to Prism only to find it was unavailable. I tracked down which node had the IP of prism (logged into all nodes - there must be an easier way!) but I didn't know what to do to restart it. Anyway, I decided to go for breakfast and it was back up again when I returned, but was down for at least 10 minutes. Can I restart it, should it move to another node? Regards, Nick
Active Directory configuration fails with "Directory config name is invalid"
I cannot seem to get Active Directory authentication configured and cannot figure out why. After following the directions in the support article "Configuring Authentication" I receive the message "Directory config name is invalid". Here is what I have tried: using the IP rather than the host name, turning off the firewall on the DC, using a different AD host, trying different ports (i.e. 389 and 3268), trying a different browser (firefox and IE), specifying the full directory path (/ou=,dc=,dc=) - nothing seems to work. I just keep getting the error message "Directory config name is invalid". I can ping the DC host from the CVM using the FQDN; firewall issues have been ruled out by turning off the firewall; the LDAP url is typed correctly. My thought is that this feature simply isn't working correctly on 4.1.3. Has anyone else experienced problems getting AD configured properly?
Enable Compression on an existing container
Hello,is it possible to enable compression on an [b]existing container[/b]?What will happen to the [b]data already written[/b]?We want to enable [b]post-process[/b] compression, so I hope the Curator MapReduce framework will compress [b]all data[/b] concerned.Can somebody please confirm or correct?thanks in advance!W.
What's the behavior when the Nutanix node local storage is not enough for data of local VM?
Hi All, According to my material on hand that Nutanix will keep a copy in local storage for local data required. So if there are some storage intensive VMs running in one node and the local storage in that node is not enough for data of all local VM, some data should still need to be retrieved in remote node? would like to know the exact behavior. And one more question for DR. If I use vsphere, I still need to buy SRM license or SRM is optional (e.g. for some dedicated features?). For Hyper-V, since the DR feature of Hyper-V is not as rich as VM, can we still use the "Protect Domain" feature in Nutanix for DR in Hyper-V? Thanks a lot in advance! Best Regards, Teru Lei
Downgrade NOS version
Hi all, I have a upcoming appliance installation and it might be necessary that we need to downgrade the current NOS version. Is there an out-of-the box approach / method available that could be used to downgrade an existing cluster? Or maybe KB-articles that could help me regarding this issue? Thank you and best regards, Andreas
How Foundation works?
Hello Nutanix community, Yesterday, I tried installing a Nutanix block by Foundation PC to change the hypervisor from HyperV to AHV. But unluckily error occurred with 3 nodes per 4 nodes and one node had been successfully installed. Although all 4 nodes had already run with the same configuration before, why this case happened?! After 1 day troubleshooting, I had finally and luckily installed 3 nodes left by resetting IPMI on these nodes. As I already followed the Foundation document from Nutanix, "please have a look at the logs files at /data/logs/foundation... on each nodes" to get the details of problem, but actually, in my case those log files did not contain any data that related to the errors occurred?! So how could I dive deeper into the problem that I had? They were still there but no words, to sentences, no data?! I really need a document that explains in detail how Foundation works, so that I can troubleshoot it easier than I had yesterday. Can Nutanix publicily post it
Lost a CVM while updating ESXi
I went about updating a couple ESXi hosts the old school way with using zip files and doing vib installs. My first host worked without a hitch. My second victim... I mean host is having problems. In total I installed 4 zips per host. After bringing the second one back out of maintenence mode, and having the CVM start, a few minutes later I keep getting errors about the CVM not connecting. Then I check the console on the CVM in question, and it keeps rebooting, after a kernel panic. Here's the beginning of the output: [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/nutanix-us/attachment/971iE6A6E0FF19ABCDA1.png[/img] Any insight on what I can do?
is there a way to Remove scsi controller beyond what is available in prism.
I can remove the controller using 'virsh edit' or through virt-manager connected to the host, but those changes do not persist, and Acropolis adds the scsi controller back in when the VM is started.Is there any supported way to do edit VM properties beyond what is exposed in Prism and to have the changes persist?
Hi Folks, I'm in the middle of a deployment and have a question. We have a pair of Nexus 3548's acting as 10 G edge switch to our Nuntanix Clusters who are trunked up to a pair of Cisco 4500's We have 4 nodes in the cluster with a total of 10 nics all 10 gig and assigned to the VDS in Vsphere. On the VDS we set the MTU to 9000 Is there a way to separate the CVM traffic from the management traffic? I would like to keep the CVM traffic from going up to the 4500's however we needed to create an SVI on the 4500's so we could manage them. I'm getting Jumbo frame errors on both the Nexus and the 4500's and when I set the MTU on the VDS back to 1500 the errors went away. My guess is the CVM traffic is what's causing the issues and I would prefre not to mess with the MTU settings on the 4500's. What is best practice here? What are other doing? Thanks
Make default on all Hyper V hosts
i got error message when created container? Failed to modify service settings. The default virtual machine configuration store cannot be changed to '\CLHV.abcd.comiso -VhdPath CLHV.abcd.comiso': The user name or password is incorrect. (0x8007052E) Ensure the path is valid and the directory exists. If the directory is remote, ensure that it is properly configured for sharing, and that the current user and computer accounts have read/write access. what happen? can you tell me? thanks
4.1 Upgrade failing at preupgrade ssh to hypervisor check
Hi Nutanix Community, I'm upgrading to NOS 4.1.2, but the pre-upgrade keeps failing when it tries to ssh to the ESXi hosts. It is timing out. The ESXi hosts do have ssh running and I can manually ssh to them with putty. Is there a workaround for this? Thanks!
Slow logon to Prism interface after upgrade to 18.104.22.168
Hi, We have recently upgraded our Nutanix cluster from 4.0.3 to 22.214.171.124 and are noticing slower logons to the Prism interface. Before the upgrade this was almost instant while now it might take up to 10 seconds. Has anyone had the same experience?
3 node cluster design for 6000 series nodes
I'm putting together a design for a 3 node cluster with the 6000 series nodes. The first block is 6235-G4, the second block, I'm a bit confused. I could get another identicle block with 1 node ( 6135-G4), but there is also the option of getting a 6135C, which is single socket, less RAM, smaller SSD and crappier CPU. It's cheaper and will make the min 3 node cluster, but I'm wondering what kind of performance hit it will have for the overall solution. Am I better off getting a 6135-G4 and being done with it?
CVM to host connectivity failed
I have 3 DELL XC630-10 nodes in one cluster. Nutanix web console shows one CVM to host connectivity is failed. the other two is ok. I login this CVM, can't ping ESXi host internal Switch IP(192.168.5.1), but can ssh login ESXi host via 192.168.5.1 Admin console show "Stargate on Controller VM 192.168.143.35 is down for ###### seconds " alert. use cluster status command , all service within in CVM is up，include CVM 192.168.143.35, Would you help me to resolve it . thanks!
vSphere ESXi Update 3a
Hi, We have a cluster of Dell XC730xd-12 and would like to update them to ESXi U3a (to match the rest of our vSphere environment). I know Dell don't have a customised ESXi U3a iso yet, so is there any advice on how to do the upgrade such as any specific extra drivers required in the Update Manager baseline or will I be able to use the json and the vanilla VMware zip and use one-click cluster upgrade? Regards, Nick
How do you stop a task that is running (such as a remote site creation).
Hi, Can anyone help me find a way to stop the creation of a remote site. I was told it would take around 10-15 minutes, but so far after 3 hours it is still running at 0%! There is probably some configuration issues on the network, so I would like to fix that up first and try again. For the life of me, however, I cannot find how to stop the task. Regards, Nick
First time using vmware upgrade manager on cluster
Just had the cluster installed. I'm going to patch my 5.5 installs, I put the first node into maintance mode and its just waiting for the CVM to power off or move. Should the CVM shutdown on its own or do I need to power it off before I patch and reboot? thanks,jb
New installation vsphere 6.0U1a CBT issue
Hi all, finally, after a long POC i'm a new Nutanix customer :D I'm waiting N°2 NX-1365S with 6 nodes and the idea is to create a new vsphere cluster version 6 and migrate the existing VM's from the old vsphere 5.5u2. I've just check the Nutanix support page and i see the latest supported version is 6.0u1a build 3.073.146. This version seems to be affected to CBT issue, is it possible to install the correction patch ([url=http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2136854)]http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2136854)[/url] after the the installation? Or install directly the 6.0u1b? Thanks in advance, and have a good w.end!
Cluster SSL Certificate
Team, I would like to install SSL Certificate for my cluster. I have 3 nodes in it and I am wondering how many certificates should I request. 1 single certificate for the entire cluster (The CSR will be generated using the Leader, but what is going to happen if the leader changes) or should I request 3 certificates (one for each cvm) ? Many thanks in advance, Regards, Thibaut
foundation 3.0 issue with hyperv
HI Guyzz, recently i used foundation 3.0 to image nutanix nodes with hyperv.but imaging got stuck at 82%.then i imaged node using 2.version of foundation.Then i came to see the 3.0.1 release note in which it is mentioned the problem with hyperv imaging is removed in 3.0.1 version so if you have any base version upgrade to latest version and check the release note before using foundation hope this will help cheers
Foundation 3.0.1 Imaging A Dell Cluster fails at 2%. No ISO Mounted (Moved to correct forum)
Hi I am using foundation 3.0.1 to image a 3 node cluster of Dell R730's however it fails at 2% progress for StandardError: Mount failed: NFS path not in 'remoteimage -s' The system can access and configure the Dell iDRAC IPMI interface no problem and the virtual cd is enabled on each server. It appears to not be able to mount the required ISO according to the logs. [i]There is no ISO file in the path mentioned.[/i] Below is the relevant section of the log. Using nutanix_installer_package-danube-126.96.36.199-0771.tar and ESXi 6.0.0 iso image. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Andrew 20151118 072259: /opt/dell/srvadmin/sbin/racadm -r 10.50.177.73 -u root -p calvin remoteimage -c -l 10.50.177.203:/home/nutanix/foundation/tmp/phoenix_node_isos/foundation.node_1.iso -u nutanix -p nutanix/4u20151118 072302: /opt/dell/srvadmin/sbin/racadm -r 10.50.177.73 -u root -p calvin remoteimage -s20151118 072305: Security Alert: Certificate is invalid - self signed certificateContinuing execution.
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