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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 184.108.40.206), 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...
We are pleased to release Cisco UCS PowerTool version 1.1.2 for UCSM.
Cisco UCS PowerTool 1.1.2 is a maintenance release and contains the
following changes. No confirmation message when all cmdlets within
transaction has a force flag Convertto-UcsCmdlet w...
Cisco UCS Standalone C-Series Management Pack for Microsoft SCOM 2012
and 2012 SP1 (version 1.0(1)) is posted to Cisco.com. Cisco UCS
Standalone C-Series Management Pack, Release 1.0.1 includes the
following key features: Support for registering multiple ...
Cisco UCS Manager Management Pack for Microsoft SCOM 2012 and 2012 SP1
(version 2.6.1) is posted to Cisco.com. Cisco UCS Manager Management
Pack, Release 2.6.1 includes the following new features: Cisco UCS
Management Service Severity Mapping Severity Rem...
A White Paper was developed to describe the process for locating,
extracting, preparing, and then injecting Cisco UCS C-Series Rackserver
drivers into the Altiris default Windows x64 Preboot Image (based on
WinPE 2.1 / Windows 2008). The White Paper is lo...
A White Paper was published to describe the process for locating,
extracting, and preparing C-Series Rack Server drivers for use in
Microsoft Windows Deployment Services for Windows 2008. The White Paper
can be downloaded here:
Altiris Deployment Solution from Symantec helps reduce the cost of
deploying and managing servers, desktops, and notebooks from a
centralized location in your environment. The solution offers OS
deployment, configuration, PC "personality" migration, and s...
I'm working on scripting out config backups of standalone c240 servers using the utils module of the imcsdk for python: https://ciscoucs.github.io/imcsdk_docs/imcsdk.utils.html?highlight=backup_create#imcsdk.utils.imcbackup.backup_create This wo...
I am unfamiliar with vNIC Redundancy Types: Primary and Secondary. What is the purpose and how do they work?I understand Primary is setup with Fabric A, Primary and set the Peer to vNIC B and the setting stay. But how does it work inside a system? Does it...
PowerShell script to check vNIC Number Fabric Failover value on Rack-Mount and B series servers from UCS manager we need to check Fabric Failover details on all C series and B series servers in UCS manager . below is the screen-shot&n...
Some time ago we decommissioned one of our Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect configurations. At the time we did not think to remove it from vReallize Orchestrator. We have now run into the situation that the UCS Manager Plugin always says 'Error in plug-in' w...