Planning data

Use this section to plan login parameters and network parameters for physical host and each controller virtual machine for later Nutanix implementation.

Locate service labels

The information on service labels are helpful for support technicians to identify your products and provide faster services. After receiving the product, peel the labels away and store them in a safe place.

Create and activate a Nutanix account

If you are new to Nutanix Support Portal, refer to the following steps to create and set up your Nutanix account.

  1. Go to and follow the on-screen instructions to create an account.

  2. One verification email will be sent to your email address, click the verification link upon receiving the email. The Nutanix Welcome page is displayed.

  3. Type the required information and click Log in.

  4. Locate the Support Portal card in the Support and Community area. Then, click Activate. The Activation required dialogue box is displayed.

  5. Specify the serial number of your product and click your account is well set up. See Locate service labels.

Acquire default credentials

Use the following table to plan for all required software.

Software Default user name Default password
Lenovo XClarity Controller(BMC) USERID PASSW0RD
Prism Central admin admin
Prism admin nutanix/4u
Hypervisor (ESXi & AHV) root nutanix/4u
Hypervisor (Hyper-V) administrator nutanix/4u

Plan the network

Use the following table to plan the network for your Nutanix implementation.

ThinkAgile HX Servers

  XCC IP address XCC host name Hypervisor IP address Hypervisor host name
Node 1        
Node 2        
Node 3        
User ID/ Password User ID:

USERID (Default)


PASSW0RD (Default)

User ID:

root (Default)


Virtual Machines (VMs)

  IPV4 Host name User ID Password
vCenter Server (for ESXi only)        
XClarity Administrator        


Default Gateway  

Virtual Network

  Physical Adapters VMkernel Adapter
vSwitch 0    
vSwitch 1    
  VLAN Name VLAN ID VLAN Portgroup Assigned vSwitch
VMKernel Adapter Services   vMotion Provisioning FT Logging Management vSphere Replication vSphere Replication NFC  
Adapter 1              
Adapter 2