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Create Hyper-V failover cluster on Nutanix


Hyper-V is one, out of three (VMware ESXi and Nutanix Acropolis aka. AHV are on the support list too) hypervisors supported by Nutanix. There are two ways you can create create Hyper-V failover cluster on Nutanix. You can do it either manually or use scripts provided by Nutanix. In this blog post I will show to create Hyper-V failover cluster on Nutanix using scripts (provided by Nutanix), for Hyper-V clusters without SCVMM and with SCVMM.

NOTE: Hyper-V on Nutanix is supported without SCVMM.
NOTE: Below procedure is applicable for NOS 4.1.X and older ONLY

Step 1 – Requirements

  • AD functional level 2008R2 or newer
  • ADWS – Active Directory Web Services installed
  • Open ports between NutanixHyper-V cluster and AD – you can find all necessary ports either on Nutanix documentation or on my blog Nutanix network diagram.

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Create Hyper-V failover cluster on Nutanix- VMwaremine – Mine of knowledge about virtualization

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