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Avaya Aura on Acropolis (AHV)


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Do you know if Avaya Aura is already supported on Acropolis (AHV)?
- If yes, where can I get more information about?
- If not, do you know when?

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Best answer by bbbburns 19 October 2017, 16:46

Hello amunoztico !
Avaya has certified core Avaya Aura components on Nutanix AHV as of their 7.1.1 release on August 14th. Check out the "What's New in Aura 7.1.1" document here and look for "KVM":
https://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/101038449 You can deploy the following Avaya Aura®️ applications on KVM:• Avaya Aura®️ System Manager Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Session Manager Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Communication Manager Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Utility Services Release 7.1.1Note:Utility Services 7.1.1 requires the Utility Services 7.1 KVM image.• Avaya Aura®️ Application Enablement Services Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Media Server Release 7.8 SP5 (Software only)• Avaya Diagnostic Server Release 3.0 (Software only)• Avaya Session Border Controller for Enterprise Release 7.2 They don't specifically mention Nutanix in the "What's New" document, but if you go to each KVM deployment guide such as the one for SMGR (System Manager):https://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/101042548 You'll find instructions for Nutanix:Deploying System Manager KVM OVA by using Nutanix vAppliance Name
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AHV Support

Required Version for AHV


Avaya Aura System Manager
SMGR
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Session Manager
SM
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Communications Manager
CM
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Utility Services

Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Application Enablement Services
AES
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Media Server
AAMS
Yes
7.8 SP5 sw only

Avaya Diagnostics Server

Yes
3.0 sw only

Avaya Session Border Controller for Enterprise
SBCE
Yes
7.2

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Hello amunoztico !
Avaya has certified core Avaya Aura components on Nutanix AHV as of their 7.1.1 release on August 14th. Check out the "What's New in Aura 7.1.1" document here and look for "KVM":
https://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/101038449 You can deploy the following Avaya Aura®️ applications on KVM:• Avaya Aura®️ System Manager Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Session Manager Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Communication Manager Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Utility Services Release 7.1.1Note:Utility Services 7.1.1 requires the Utility Services 7.1 KVM image.• Avaya Aura®️ Application Enablement Services Release 7.1.1• Avaya Aura®️ Media Server Release 7.8 SP5 (Software only)• Avaya Diagnostic Server Release 3.0 (Software only)• Avaya Session Border Controller for Enterprise Release 7.2 They don't specifically mention Nutanix in the "What's New" document, but if you go to each KVM deployment guide such as the one for SMGR (System Manager):https://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/101042548 You'll find instructions for Nutanix:Deploying System Manager KVM OVA by using Nutanix vAppliance Name
Abbreviation
AHV Support

Required Version for AHV


Avaya Aura System Manager
SMGR
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Session Manager
SM
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Communications Manager
CM
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Utility Services

Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Application Enablement Services
AES
Yes
7.1.1

Avaya Aura Media Server
AAMS
Yes
7.8 SP5 sw only

Avaya Diagnostics Server

Yes
3.0 sw only

Avaya Session Border Controller for Enterprise
SBCE
Yes
7.2

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Thanks so much !!!!
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The Nutanix Reference Architecture for Avaya Aura has also been updated with a detailed matrix of support Aura versions on AHV. This also includes instructions on how to get your Aura VMs running on AHV.
https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/solutions/details?targetId=RA-2014_Virtualizing_Avaya_Aura:top_avaya_aura_vappliances.html

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