AHV configuration – Array Networks vAPV 8.6 on AOS 4.7 and later – Virtual Appliance Deployment
Configuration of vAPV (Virtual Application Delivery Controller) 8.6 on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor pre-requisite:
- Version of AOS 4.7 and later
- Choice of Hypervisor: AHV
- Version of vAPV 8.6 and later
- VAPV 8.6 qcow2 or Raw image
- Download vAPV 8.6 image from Array Networks download portal onto a local machine.
- Access Prism of the Nutanix Cluster on which you plan to deploy vAPV.
- Use the image service to Upload the image.
- Create a VM with vCPU, RAM and NIC configurations as recommended by Array Networks for vAPV.
NOTE: Do Not power on the VM till the below configurations are complete.
Nutanix ACLI Configuration
- SSH to the cluster IP and login to CVM
- Access acli command line
- The VM should be in power off mode prior to making the below changes.
Disable hyperv_clock (with hyperv_clock enabled, the VM fails to boot up.)
- vm.update VMNAME extra_flags=”enable_hyperv_clock=False”
vm.update Array\ -\ vAPV8.6 extra_flags=”enable_hyperv_clock=False”
Array – vAPV8.6: complete
Create serial port (without serial port, VM update won’t work.)
vm.serial_port_create Array\ -\ vAPV8.6 type=kServer index=0
Power on the appliance from Prism and the appliance should boot up fine and display the login prompt.
Follow instructions from Array Networks on how to configure vAPV.