Category Archives: Hyperconverged Solution

HPE SimpliVity Useful Command Lines

This is short post to list a few commonly used SimpliVity command lines in daily operation.

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Nutanix Foundation – “Failed to detect node type”

When using Nutanix Foundation to deploy the cluster on Nutanix nodes, the Foundation process might be failed at 2% with below error:

StandardError: Failed to get BMC session after 3 attempts
20190306 11:07:45 CRITICAL Foundation failed to detect node type at 10.100.110.10.

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The root cause is the Nutanix node BMC could not be contacted by Foundation process. The below steps can be used to troubleshoot the issue:

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Run Nutanix Foundation in Windows (Portable Foundation)

Nutanix Foundation is the tool used for Nutanix Field Installation, it could be used in below scenarios:

  1. Configure and create a new Nutanix cluster; and
  2. Re-image the new Nutanix node to expand the existing cluster.

From Foundation version 4.3, there is an option to run Foundation in Windows (which is named portable foundation).

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DELL EMC VxRail Study Notes (Part 2)

This post is my personal study technical note DELL EMC VxRail Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal knowledge update.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

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The note is based on VxRail version 4.7. Some figures in this post are referenced from DELL EMC VxRail public documents.

The note is the second part of the whole note. The first post is per the below link:

DELL EMC VxRail Study Notes (Part 1)

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DELL EMC VxRail Study Notes (Part 1)

This post is my personal study technical note DELL EMC VxRail Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal knowledge update.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

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The note is based on VxRail version 4.7. Some figures in this post are referenced from DELL EMC VxRail public documents.

The note is the first part of the whole note.

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Nutanix Study Notes (Part 3)

This post is my personal study technical note Nutanix Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal knowledge update.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

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The note is the third part of the whole note. The previous posts are as per the below link:

Nutanix Study Notes (Part 1)

Nutanix Study Notes (Part 2)

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Nutanix Study Notes (Part 2)

This post is my personal study technical note Nutanix Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal knowledge update.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

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The note is the second part of the whole note. The first post is per the below link:

Nutanix Study Notes (Part 1)

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