More in depth notes regarding NX-3155G-G7 & NX-3155G-G6 Dynamic Visio shapes.
While NX-3155G-G7/G6 front-view shapes are as easy to use any other dynamic shapes, mixing NICs and GPUs with NX-3155G-7 and NX-3155G-G6 rear view shapes has added some complexity.
You might save some headaches by checking this documentation before trying the NX-3155G-G7 and NX-3155G-G6 rear-view shapes, if you opt to NOT to use automated placement of NICs/GPUs and decide to place them manually. Even more so than with NX-3170-G6.
In dynamic / automatic mode NX-3155G-Gx rear view shapes are as easy to use as any other dynamic shape and should not cause any headaches.
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What are DPTPB Nutanix Dynamic Front and Rear View Shapes?
DTPPB Nutanix Dynamic Front & Rear View Shapes are Nutanix NX appliance product images / shapes in Microsoft Visio format. They are used to make drawings with Microsoft Visio to document and design Nutanix environments. The dynamic shapes are designed to be more user friendly and faster to use than the official (non-dynamic) Nutanix Visio shapes, while at the same time providing capability to make more detailed drawings.
A true win-win-win value proposition, easier-faster-better…
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Nutanix is refreshing their appliances to G7 generation hardware which will eventually replace G6 generation hardware. Transition is done in phases, first platforms to get G7 refresh are already released multi-node models NX-1065-G7, NX-3060-G7 and NX-8035-G7, followed by single-node models NX-3155G-G7, NX-8155-G7. Additionally single node NX-8150-G7 reappears in the model lineup.
The fate of remaining G6 platforms NX-1175S-G6, NX-3170-G6 and NX-5155-G6 has not been released yet. I would expect them to be updated in some form or other, but you never know until they are released, some might be dropped or altered. If these models are crucial to your future Nutanix projects, please check the availability and specifications for G7 variants from your local Nutanix Rep.
The official Nutanix stencils will be updated following new hardware releases. The latest stencil package can be found from Visiocafe. The initial update will include new NX-1065-G7, NX-3060-G7 and NX-8035-G7 shapes, more shapes will be released as time goes on. This stencil release also includes fixes for some scaling issues, namely using Nutanix shapes with Viso “No Scale” page settings or Visio “Blank drawing” templates.
You might also want to take a look at Unofficial DPTPB Nutanix Dynamix Shapes, which are more user friendly and faster to use than the official Nutanix shapes, while at the same time provide capability to produce more detailed drawings. Even if you don’t care about the advanced dynamic features, I recommend using the dynamic shapes as they contain some bug fixes for the official Nutanix stencil.
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