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What's New in Acropolis 4.6.1.1

by Community Manager ‎05-14-2016 12:10 AM - edited ‎05-14-2016 05:50 AM (3,541 Views)

We recently released AOS 4.6.1.1 and I wanted to highlight several items including a couple tech preview features. I encourage you to download and start a discussion in our forums.

 

Cluster Metadata - Nutanix Engineering has implemented efficiencies and improvements to the cluster metadata processing and related container ID validation operations

 

Fingerprint-on-write vDisk Offset Limits - As of Acropolis 4.6.1, Nutanix Engineering removed the vDisk offset limit. The full vDisk can be fingerprinted and deduplicated. For Acropolis 4.6 and 4.6.0.x, the first 24 GB of a vDisk is eligible to be fingerprinted.

 

Tech Preview Features

 

In-Place Hypervisor Conversion - This 1-click feature available through the Prism web console allows you to convert your cluster from using ESXi hosts to using AHV hosts. Guest VMs are converted to the hypervisor target format, and cluster network configurations are stored and then restored as part of the conversion process

 

Note: This feature converts your existing ESXi cluster to an AHV cluster. You cannot start the conversion process on the AHV cluster.

 

Acropolis File Services - Provides file server capability within a Nutanix AHV cluster, as one or more network-attached VMs, to form a virtual file server.

 

Note: Do not use tech preview features in production environments.

 

Find out more about Acropolis

 

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