Slide on Over To Nutanix Leap

Written by Dwayne Lessner, Principal Technical Marketing Engineer at Nutanix Nutanix/Xi Leap Nutanix Leap is the product for DR Orchestration to another on-prem environment or to Xi Leap which is Nutanix’s hosted DR-as-a-Service. Nutanix has had integrated data protection since NOS 3.0 which relied on the use of protection domains. Protection domains gives the ability […]

Keep Calm and INTEGRATE – Automating Your Automation – APIs

In the previous part of this mini-series we did a quick run-through of our environment. This environment is configured with Prism Central and a Nutanix Calm blueprint that deploys the first VM in our application. We’ve seen that our Nutanix Calm blueprint launches a single replica of a CentOS Linux 7 virtual machine and installs […]

Python API Lab 1.0 – Adding More API Requests

If you’ve taken the time to go through our Python API Lab, you may have finished with a question. How do I add more API calls to my custom dashboard? Mrs Joan Q. Labtaker A quick note for those who aren’t familiar with the lab being talked about here – the link above takes you […]

Keep Calm and INTEGRATE – Automating Your Automation – Setup

On their own, platforms and the tools they offer can greatly improve infrastructure efficiency. Consider the following high-level points. Virtual machines vs a collection of physical hardware Inserting a CD-ROM vs attaching a disk volume Manually following an operating system installation wizard vs deploying from a VM image Manually installing software on a VM after […]

Getting VM Performance Metrics via API

Some time ago I detailed the steps required to Get Performance Stats with the Nutanix API v2.0. In that article, the main point of focus was storage-related metrics, specifically performance numbers for a Nutanix cluster’s storage container. While the functionality of that information is fine on its own, it is important to be aware of […]

BEAM me up, Nutanix Devs!

It is becoming a pattern for me to begin blog posts this way, but one of the things we regularly discuss with our customers is the cost of “the cloud”. How much does it really cost? Perhaps the friendly-looking featured image piggy bank is suffering from a bit of bill shock? In all seriousness, however, […]

AUTOMATE EVERYTHING: Nutanix Calm API Docs Are Live!

You could be forgiven for thinking … “Dang, that’s a seriously long blog post title!” You’d be right, and there’s a good reason for it. It’s true to say that Nutanix has always had an extremely strong focus on simplification and friction removal. One of the slogans/taglines that’s been used extensively over the years is […]

YOU SHALL NOT PASS! How to build HTTP authentication headers

Working with the Nutanix REST APIs will require authentication. The reasons for this are simple and exactly as you’d expect. The information and actions exposed by the APIs will contain and give access to things you don’t want falling into the wrong hands. Admittedly, that’s a pretty obvious thing to say, right? What it means, […]

POST a package – Building your first Nutanix REST API v3 POST request

In a recent article I posted about getting started with the absolute basics of Nutanix REST API requests. Covering HTTP GET requests only, we looked at how to build a request that would return a list of the first 20 virtual machines running on a specific cluster. Advanced users may want to check out our […]

GET all the things – Setting up your first Nutanix REST API v2.0 request

Getting started with any new API can seem a little daunting, especially when you are new to API requests in general. This introductory article will cover the absolute basics – How to build and test your first Nutanix REST API request. Introductory Reading If you are very new to the Nutanix REST APIs and would […]

SSH PUBLIC KEY

Copy the SSH public key below.  In BASH shell environments, for example, this file could be saved to ~/.ssh/nutanix_demo.pub

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