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Category Archives: Nutanix

Nutanix Changing to Hyper-V

As a follow up to my previous article on how to change the hypervisor on a new node from the factory here are my tips and tricks on how the process has changed since Nutanix no longer include the hypervisor binaries in the NOS Phoenix package. There is now the Foundations Installer...
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Nutanix Foundations Fails to Image

I have been working on a project to change from a six node Nutanix VMware cluster to a Hyper-V one, simple I thought. Here was my intended method:
  • Remove three nodes
  • Reimage to Hyper-V using the Phoenix package and the Foundations VM
  • Create a new cluster.
  • V2V all the VMs using SCVMM
  • Destroy the old cluster
  • Reimage those nodes and add to the...
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Nutanix Hyper-V Cluster

So I have been working recently on a large VDI project based on the Nutanix converged platform, which I have used before but only in its VMware hypervisor version, this time however the solution was to be based on Hyper-V. So here is what I have learned...... The documentation is not complete or entirely accurate!!!!!  However...
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Changing Nutanix Hypervisor

Nutanix now provide a hypervisor agnostic platform, which is great however if you do not clearly state which hypervisor you want it will come out of the factory with KVM installed, as I found out on my last project. When I contacted Nutanix to ask what to do to change it to Hyper-V I was braced...
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