Nutanix – AFS Deployment and Replication to DR

Nutanix Acropolis File Services (AFS) has been available to organizations utilizing the Acropolis hypervisor for a while now. With the release of AOS 5.0, it is now available for organizations who utilize VMware ESXi. This is great for organizations that currently utilize Windows file servers or standalone NAS devices. This solution provides a single interface for virtual machines, as well as file services. Before deploying AFS, I would recommend…

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Nutanix – Self Service Restore

Since Nutanix Acropolis Operation System 4.6, Nutanix has offered the Self Service Restore function for virtual machines running Nutanix Guest Tools. This feature allows VM admins to complete a recovery from the Nutanix data protection snapshots with minimal administrator intervention. There are a few ways to accomplish this, I will be walking you through using the Web Interface. This is a great feature that I believe any organization that runs…

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