Tag: ESXi

Directly modifying ESXi host managed by vCenter Server

In the world of Nutanix HCI on vSphere, you sometimes do not have access to the vCenter Server, but you do have the root credentials of the ESXi host. However, when you try to make your changes, the ESXi host returns the message, “Access to resource settings on the host

Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive – Part 12 – ESXi Design Considerations

This is Part 12 of the Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive, covering ESXi design considerations.

NPX – Design Exercise (Nutanix Design)

The NPX Design Review (NDR) has a 60 minute “Design Exercise” where the NDR Examiners present a design scenario with a set of business requirements and constraints that you need to address.  This post is an enhancement of the design strategy I developed for VCDX and tailored for NPX and

NPX – Hands-on Exercise (Nutanix Troubleshooting)

The NPX Design Review (NDR) has a 30 minute “Hands-on Exercise” where the NDR Examiners present an issue with a live system that you need to resolve.  This post is an enhancement of the troubleshooting strategy I developed for VCDX and tailored for NPX and Nutanix XCP troubleshooting. The NDR

Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive – Part 5 – Installing ESXi Manually with Phoenix

This is Part 5 of the Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive, covering the manual installation of ESXi and CVM with Phoenix.

Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive – Part 17 – CVM Autopathing with ESXi

This is Part 17 of the Nutanix XCP Deep-Dive, covering Nutanix Cluster Autopathing with ESXi.

Private Cloud – SDDC 1.0

You may have read my recent Next-Generation Data Center post, that summarised the Conceptual Model and Logical Design of my ideal Private Cloud solution.  This post describes the current vendors that are the leaders of their respective markets and I believe they have a compelling integration story with the highest

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