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Creating and configuring a cluster

To create and configure a ThinkAgile HX series cluster, you can use the Nutanix Foundation tool.

About the Nutanix foundation tool

The Nutanix Foundation tool is a virtual machine that you can install in your network. It helps with:

  • Automatic provision hypervisor on Nutanix block

  • Automatic Nutanix OS (NOS) cluster installation and configuration

  • Automatic IPMI configuration

  • Automatic CVM configuration

  • Automatic bare metal discovery and Nutanix OS extension

Download and deploy the foundation tool

The foundation tool is available in OVF format and can be downloaded from Nutanix portal as tar.gz package.

For detailed information and deployment steps, see Field installation guide.