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How to add a CD-ROM drive and mount an ISO file via powershell to an AHV-hosted VM

PowershellAnother powershell blog? Yeah, I guess it’s that kind of a month :). After writing my previous blog on How to add a NIC via Powershell to an AHV-hosted VM I got talking to one of our Services resources about a customer trying to run Citrix PVS with BDM. I figured I could easily modify the script to add a NIC so I could add a CD-ROM drive and mount an ISO file.

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Automating Citrix PVS on Nutanix AHV with PoSH v2

PowershellAfter our release of full support for Citrix PVS running on Nutanix AHV the blogpost I wrote on Automating Citrix PVS on Nutanix AHV with PoSH  in 2015 was obsolete until I got a question around this and I figured that I could update the script with the new PVS cmdlets (and it needed some finetuning as well). 

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Nutanix AHV and Citrix MCS: Adding a persistent disk via Powershell

PRISM UI

Yet another powershell blog, this one is about adding a persistent disk via powershell on an AHV hosted non-persistent VM created with Citrix MCS. The use case here would be persistent write cache for App-V cache, AV definitions, log files etc.

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NVIDIA GPU on AHV: The options (Video included)

NVIDIA GPU

With the latest release of Nutanix AOS and the included version of Nutanix AHV we’re introducing support for NVIDIA GPU GRID technology as being the third hypervisor supporting these technologies.

 

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Making sure your Citrix Desktops are utilized with Powershell v2

powershellIn my post from April on Making sure your Citrix Desktops are utilized in 35 lines of PoSH I mentioned I would be looking to expand the powershell script and I’ve added just a few lines of code to do that expantion.

 

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Citrix Provisioning on Nutanix AHV [Updated with PVS support for AHV]

nutanix_NutanixAcropolisIf you’re a more regular reader of my blog you probably have read about Nutanix AHV, the native hypervisor that Nutanix ships. Nutanix AHV is built from the ground up for hyper convergence and that makes it a great hypervisor for desktop virtualisation. This is where the relationship with Citrix and the Citrix Provisioning SDK comes into play.

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