Category: storage

How to Establish PowerShell Connection to Nutanix and Execute your 1st Query

In my article Nutanix Automation, Policies and the SDDC I discussed how Nutanix exposes all features and functions via REST API, enabling programmatic access to datacenter services within mainstream enterprises.   The current list of features and services that can be fully managed by programmatic access is long and include the following: Alerts Authconfig Cluster …

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Powershell Script to Mass Clone and Power VMs via vCenter using VAAI

After publishing the Cloning and Powering VMs on Nutanix with VAAI¬†video I was asked if I could share the PowerShell scripts used for the demo. I want to thank Steven Poitras (@StevenPoitras) for creating and allowing me to share the scripts with the broader community.   The scripts utilize vCenter Server to create clones and …

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Nutanix Automation, Policies and the SDDC

In a Nutanix cluster, PRISM is the management gateway for components and administrators to configure and monitor the cluster. This includes NCLI (command-line), the HTML5 UI (administrative interface) and REST API support for the entire management framework, providing customers a choice of building orchestration applications.     Nutanix engineering made sure all features and functions …

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