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 (192.168.1.180) and you can see below it is directing me to 192.168.1.162. After logged in type in ncli to see prompt below
How many nodes in the cluster?
nodetool ring –h localhost
How to check cluster redundancy ?
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
Find Cluster specific information. I have highlighted the important once.