FMCv 7.2 Upgrade on AHV

Posting this more as a note to myself as a reminder and to also read the release notes a bit more carefully!  After recently going thru an upgrade of the Firepower Management Center from 7.0.x to 7.2 FMCv, specifically on the Nutanix AHV platform I ran into…

Zerto Linux ZVM - Finally!

Finally, Zerto has released a Linux based appliance for the Zerto Virtual Manager role.  Finally!   Now to be clear, I don't mean to use the term finally in a negative sense with Zerto, more of a sense of happiness that it's now available with the latest release of Zerto 9.…

Mastery in 2022

Well, it's been exactly a year since the last blog post to this site.  Oh, and it's also taken me a full year to migrate the blog from a self-hosted Wordpress site hosted by Amazon Lightsail, over to Ghost.   No, it didn't take a year to migrate, it just didn't…

Saved by Pure Storage

This past weekend, I got to experience with another customer an unexpected intrusion, one of the worst I’ve honestly experienced in my years.  Once I was onsite and got to see the level of sophistication on this attack, I realized that we had our work cutout for us. * Backup…

Elevating Nutanix + eGroup in 2021

It’s been a while since I last published a blog post.  You know, 2020 got in the way big time.   Lots of excuses there for not finding the time to write some content… While 2020 was an interesting year for all of us, the train didn’t stop rolling…

Finding Your Normal in Disruption

Uncertainty.I think we can all relate to this definition right now. We’ve all got our schedule; we wake up, go thru a routine.   Maybe you’re a gym person in the morning, or get out and enjoy nature for a few miles.  Maybe you really enjoy that first…

Nutanix CE Refresh with Internal SSD

It’s been a while since I’ve gotten any fresh content on this blog, hopefully I’ll get some content ideas to keep a regular cadence of updates going. While I was updating the cabling on the garage lab, I realized it had been a while since I had…

Nutanix Frame Deployment: Part 1 - The Setup

Updated 5.22.19 Coming back from the Nutanix .Next conference two weeks ago, the biggest announcement that really got me excited as the ability for Nutanix Frame to run in AHV environments.   AHV comes as an additional environment to AWS where Frame started, Azure and Google Cloud, currently in…