Set IP address on Nutanix foundation


Nutanix foundation is the ultimate automation tool for every Nutanix deployment. It streamlines deployment of Nutanix AOS, hypervisor, Nutanix cluster creation, and configuration. Nutanix foundation can run on a virtual appliance, every Nutanix cluster has foundation service running, there is also Windows and MacOS applications. All of it you can download from the Nutanix portal in Downloads –> Foundation section of the portal.

Nutanix Foundation support major software and hardware vendors:

  • VMware vSphere
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • HP DX platform
  • Dell XC platform
  • Fujitsu
  • Cisco
  • Nutanix XC (Supermicro)
  • and many more

For a full list of supported hardware and software vendors see Nutanix Foundation official documentation.

After deployment, (you can see how to Foundation VM will have a DHCP IP address. If you have DHCP in the network, no need to change anything. If you do not, the first thing after foundation deployment is to set the IP address on the Nutanix Foundation VM.

Set up IP address on Nutanix Foundation

When foundation VM is reachable from the network, you can connect to the Web UI by typing http://<VM_IP_ADDRESS>:8000/gui/index.html
and start providing Nutanix cluster details like IP addresses. hostnames.

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Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).

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Hi Artur, regarding the setting of the IP address of the Foundation VM, will it be a IP address in the CVM and Hypervisor VLAN segment?


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