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Acropolis Hypervisor Configuration

The following commands help to configure Factory (Nutanix) loaded hypervisor called as Acropolis without reinstalling using Foundation process:

To configure IP Address:  root@ahv# vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-br0 
ONBOOT="yes" 
NM_CONTROLLED="no" 
PERSISTENT_DHCLIENT = 1 
NETMASK="subnet_mask
IPADDR="host_ip_addr
DEVICE="br0" 
TYPE="ethernet" 
GATEWAY="gateway_ip_addr
BOOTPROTO="none“  (set as “static”)

DNS Entry:  root@ahv# vi /etc/resolv.conf

To List Ethernet Interfaces:  manage_ovs show_interfaces 

To verify the interfaces are assigned to br0:  manage_ovs --bridge_name br0 show_uplinks 
To Add 1gb Interface into br0:  manage_ovs --bond_name bond1 --interfaces 1g update_uplinks 

To Configure IP Address in CVM: ssh to CVM (ssh nutanix@192.168.5.254) and use sudo vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0, finally reboot the CVM

To Create cluster:  1. cluster -s <cvm_ipaddress> (- - redundancy_factor=3 -> Only if RF3) create 
2.      cluster start

eg: cluster -s 192.168.0.10,192.168.0.11,192.168.0.12 create

To Set Cluster Name:  # ncli cluster edit-params new-name=cluster_name 
To Add DNS Server:  # ncli cluster add-to-name-servers servers="dns_server

To Add NTP Server: # ncli cluster add-to-ntp-servers servers="ntp_server

To Add External IP Address: # ncli cluster set-external-ip-address external-ip-address=‘Cluster IP Address”

To change CVM VLAN: change_cvm_vlan (SSH to CVM and run this command)

To Set Hostname: # vi /etc/sysconfig/network 
and /etc/hosts (Edit HOSTNAME entry)

To Configure IPMI for AHV:

root@ahv# ipmitool -U ADMIN -P ADMIN lan set 1 ipsrc static
root@ahv# ipmitool -U ADMIN -P ADMIN lan set 1 ipaddr mgmt_interface_ip_addr 
root@ahv# ipmitool -U ADMIN -P ADMIN lan set 1 netmask mgmt_interface_subnet_addr 
root@ahv# ipmitool -U ADMIN -P ADMIN lan set 1 defgw ipaddr mgmt_interface_gateway 
ipmitool lan set 1 plan id lan_id_number

To set VLAN ID for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)

ovs-vsctl set port br0 tag=host_vlan_tag 
Confirm Tagging by entering:

ovs-vsctl list port br0 

Cluster Initialization:
  1. http://cvm_ipv6_addr:2100/cluster_init.html.

    eg: 
    . http://NTNX-12AM3K520060-A-CVM.local.:2100/cluster_init.html













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