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Deploying IP Fabric Nutanix

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The virtual appliance image is available at https://releases.ipfabric.io/ipfabric/#current

Info

Access to Nutanix image is restricted to registered customers only. Please contact our sales representative if you are interested in a trial of IP Fabric.

Deploy

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And Configure VM

Note

Nutanix image is based on Virtual Disks of VMware vSphere OVA image. As Nutanix officially supports import of VMware VM’s, below instructions are based on the same image available at Deploying VMware OVA virtual machine

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  1. Download 'ipfabric-3-x-x-.OVA' file from official source.

  2. Extract previously downloaded OVA file using 7-zip or any similar software, structure of extracted files should look like below

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  3. Import .VMDK files to Nutanix hypervisor, following Nutanix official documentation here Nutanix import OVA and here Quick tip how to deploy a VM from OVF to AHV

  4. Edit Nutanix VM hardware settings and adjust them according to the network environment size (check requirements in Host Hardware Requirements )

    1. Change CPU count

    2. Change memory size

    3. Extend system disk if necessary

    4. Add a new empty virtual disk if necesery > Increase disk space

  5. Start VM and check if system starts without any interrupts.

Note

Proper hardware setup is necessary to achieve stable and reliable system ! Please double-check if your VM settings are proper for your environment size !

Complete

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First Boot Wizard

The First Boot Wizard starts when IP Fabric is run for the first time and configures system options. The wizard can also be re-run later from the service interface to modify basic system parameters.

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