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Adding Nutanix Acropolis VDI Provider in Remote Application Server

  • Parallels Remote Application Server

Adding Nutanix Acropolis VDI Provider in Remote Application Server

  1. Deploy VDI Appliance in the same subnet virtual guests will be located in.
  2. In Remote Application Server COnsole navigate to Farm > VDI Hosts and click on + button to add new VDI host.
  3. Specify:

    • VDI Type - Nutanix Acropolis
    • VDI Host - Nutanix CVM IP address
    • VDI Agent - RAS VDI Appliance IP address

    Click on Next button.

  4. Now deploy VDI agent on appliance clicking on Install/Initialize button:

  5. Specify RAS Appliance in OS field and hit on Install button:

    Type root password when requested (this password was specified on first boot of RAS VDI Appliance).

  6. Once VDI agent is installed click on Add button:

    If you see a warning that Nutanix Acropolis was not found, ignore it and click on Yes button:

  7. In the opened Host Properties dialog switch to Credentials tab and type in Nutanix administrator credentials (default administrator user is admin) and click on Check Credentials button:

    NOTE: administrator credentials should be used. nutanix / nutanix/4u credentials will not work.

  8. Click OK button to close Host Properties dialog and click on Apply button in the bottom-right corner of the RAS Console.

  9. Right-click added VDI Hist > Check Agent and make sure that Agent Verified

  10. Make sure that VDI Agent State is Agent OK:

  11. Create a template virtual machine.
  12. Configure Windows template.
  13. Deploy template.


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