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Cisco and Microsoft continue their ongoing enhancements to the
integrations of their operations and automation tools to help IT
organizations achieve greater efficiencies. Cisco UCS™ was designed to
help optimize IT operations. We created a broad partner ...
In an effort to better serve the growing UCS Director community and to
better host our growing UCS Director Workflows library, we are excited
to announce the new UCS Director Community! This new community is for
all things UCSD as well as the place you ca...
The Cisco UCS PowerTool suite is a set of PowerShell modules for Cisco
UCS Manager, Cisco IMC (C-Series stand-alone servers) and Cisco UCS
Central that help in configuration and management of Cisco UCS domains
and solutions. The Cisco UCS PowerTool Suite ...
If you have Cisco UCS and VMware ESXi in your data center environment,
and you have not taken a look at this management pack yet, you should!
Here's why; Significant Functionality in a Single Pack The VMware and
Cisco development teams have worked closely...
Guest Blog by Ron Graham Ron Graham had served as a Data Center
Architect and Systems Engineer for some of the largest IT companies in
the U.S. including Cisco Systems, NetApp, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle.
He is currently working for Cisco Systems as a B...
As a Scot, I have a natural predisposition – almost a gene – for money
saving initiatives! As I’ve been researching new initiatives in my work
for Cisco Services over the past few months, I’ve become aware of – for
the first time I am ashamed to say in so...
Did you know? It takes over 500 screens to install just the
prerequisites and SQL server for a complete System Center Installation.
Here is a prerequisite list from Microsoft; Microsoft's PowerShell
Deployment Toolkit (PDT) solves exactly this. It install...
With earlier releases of PowerTool (prior to 126.96.36.199), to get different
UCS servers multiple cmdlets needs to be executed. Suppose I have 3 UCS
domains, with 2 UCS domains containing UCS B-series and C-series servers
and 3rd domain containing UCS M-series...
I wrote a script for a coworker who was at a customer site and needed to
collect information from every blade in every UCS in the customer’s data
center. The information to be collected was Server Service Profile
Adapter Firmware Version CIMC Firmware Ver...
I ran this script PS version against a couple of UCSM instances to get the server inventory information and status. On some of the FI, some servers were moved to another FI without decommissioning / removing on the original FI which show their statu...
Just installed the 3.0.6 version of the plugin in our test environment. So far everything looks to be working. However the ESXi Hosts are located under the "Non ESXi Servers" section, and not the "ESXi Servers" section. Not a show stoppe...
Cisco UCS PowerTool Core suite is a set of PowerShell Core modules for Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco IMC and Cisco UCS Central, that helps in configuration and management of Cisco UCS domains and solutions.
Cisco UCS PowerTool Core modules are developed using...