Philips Hue API and Postman

Playing with Hue and Postman is pretty simple.  The first thing you need to do is generate a username token for API access.  To do this first press the button…

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Updated: Hello World in K8s using Nutanix Karbon

Getting started with Karbon and K8s in general can seem like a daunting task.  I wanted to create a simple “Hello World” website in K8s.  This is meant for people…

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Terraform with Nutanix Provider

I like to keep things simple because I think simple is easy to understand. In college I had an instructor that always told the class K.I.S.S (keep it simple stupid)….

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Power Off/On for all AHV VMs

I have a home lab which sometimes gets loud, annoying, and warm. I needed to turn all my VMs off quickly before I brought down the cluster.  Basically, my wife…

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Simple Kubernetes WordPress Deployment

Load the config file

Verify nodes

Download yaml packages for WordPress

Set secret for DB access

Create deployment from downloaded yaml

Verify port binding

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Linux VM cloud-init for Nutanix Calm

Nutanix Calm does guest customization with cloud-init for Linux VMs. Most the docs discuss using keys for increased security, but for quick tests I wanted to use password auth.  To…

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Creating Windows Disk Template for Nutanix Calm

To create a Windows disk image for Nutanix Calm you must first create a Master/Gold Image.  Start with a clean Windows install, Nutanix VirtIO drivers, and NGT installed.  Next run…

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