This workflow creates a UCS Service Profile with vHBAs for FC, Creates an FC boot LUN on NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP, Maps the Boot LUN to the UCS Service Profile, Sets up FC zoning on Nexus and PXE installs ESXi to the UCS Blade/Service Profile
Compatible UCS Director Versions:
Virtualization, Network, Storage, Compute
NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP
Cisco UCS System
Cisco Nexus 5Ks
Workflow Tasks Included:
(shown in order as they appear in workflow)
Create UCS Service Profile
Select UCS Server
Associate UCS Service Profile
Setup PXE Boot
Create Cluster Flexible Volume
Create Cluster LUN
Create Cluster Initiator Group
Add Initiator to Cluster Initiator Group # (for vHBA A)
Add Initiator to Cluster Initiator Group # (for vHBA B)
Map Cluster LUN to iGroup
Generic Configure SAN Zoning
Power On UCS Server
Monitor PXE Boot
Modify UCS Service Profile Boot Policy
Wait for Specified Duration
Reset UCS Server
Wait for Specified Duration
Register Host with vCenter
Service Profile Name
The UCSD Bare Metal Agent appliance must be installed and configured
All required component/devices must be added to UCS Director
Required/desired policies and pools must be in place within UCS Manager in order to create a new UCS Service Profile
Instructions for Use:
Download the attached .ZIP file below to your computer. *Remember the location of the saved file on your computer.
Unzip the file on your computer. Should end up with a .WFD file.
Log in to UCS Director as a user that has "system-admin" privileges.
Navigate to "Policies-->Orchestration" and click on "Import".
Click "Browse" and navigate to the location on your computer where the .WFD file resides. Choose the .WFD file and click "Open".
Click "Upload" and then "OK" once the file upload is completed. Then click "Next".
Click the "Select" button next to "Import Workflows". Click the "Check All" button to check all checkboxes and then the "Select" button.
A new folder should appear in "Policies-->Orchestration" that contains the imported workflow. You will now need to update the included tasks with information about the specific environment.
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