The Cisco UCS Director 4.1 release delivers new scalable architecture/deployment model, several key features, major enhancements, Open Automation, SDK and bug fixes. The following is a complete listing of the features in UCSD 4.1 release:
Platform Enhancements Include:
New architecture/deployment model for increased scalability
Multi-Node architecture with one Primary node, one or more service nodes to offload system tasks, one node for Remote Inventory DB, one node for Remote monitoring DB.
Increased scalability to support up to 50,000 VMs and 5000 physical devices
VM Parameter Monitoring Policies
System tasks remote execution, enhancements, Service Node policies
Custom Workflow Orchestration tasks
Provides ability to add new Workflow Tasks with well-defined inputs & outputs
Implementation of the logic is done through a script
Custom Tasks can be managed through
Once a custom task is properly created, there is a no inherent difference in behavior for ‘Built-In Tasks’ and ‘Custom Tasks’.
Future releases will support PowerShell
o Custom Tasks are exportable & importable among systems
Policies -> Orchestration -> Custom Tasks
Display all Workflow inputs/outputs in Service Request to admin user
Display/Edit Workflow input/outputs at the time of Service Request approval for admin user.
Ability to set Workflow user inputs as mandatory or optional.
Ability to resubmit a failed or cancelled Service Request with inputs changed (Workflow user inputs and Workflow tasks input/outputs)
Ability to create/cross launch workflow inputs while adding/modifying tasks.
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