• Preetam Zare

Basic commands using ncli -101

In order to use ncli you must SSH using nutanix/nutanix/4u. Now if you can use any of CVM IP.

In my case I used Cluster IP ( and you can see below it is directing me to After logged in type in ncli to see prompt below

nodetool ring –h localhost

How to check cluster redundancy ?

cluster get-redundancy-state

How to check metadata store is enabled?Metadata store enabled on the node

ncli host list | grep “Metadata store enabled on the node”

login to CVM and issue cvm_shutdown 1

List down number of containers

container ls

List Virtualmachines

virtualmachine list

Find Cluster specific information. I have highlighted the important once.

Cluster info

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