Anyone else like pioneering? Trying new things? Tackling problems head
on? Let's be honest, if it was easy, it wouldn't be worth it. I love my
job and being able to overcome new challenges (almost daily) is
extremely rewarding. Yesterday was no different....
Last year I wrote about automating Red Hat Linux installations using
VMedia policies. Today we'll talk about a brand new way to install
Windows Operating Systems using the same method. This method has not
been well documented in the past and presents a br...
Are you headed to Orlando between June 10-14 for Cisco LIve? Are you
looking for exclusive roadmap sessions to get some insight into what
Cisco has coming down the line? If so then look no further, as the Cisco
Customer Connection Program has you covered!...
We are pleased to announce the general availability (GA) of Cisco UCS
Director 6.6 starting April 30th 2018. Following are Cisco UCS Director
6.6 key features: UCSD 6.6 key features include:Intersight device
connector: This feature enables Cisco UCS Direc...
Cisco is pleased to announce the release of UCS Manager 3.2(3a) and
Cisco IMC 3.1(3a) today. These releases address critical security
vulnerabilities, provide support for new hardware and accessories, and
extend diagnostic capabilities.UCS Manager 3.2(3) ...
Update - January 20, 2018Intel released a statement today with
additional information about a reboot issue associated with the
microcode update for Broadwell, Haswell, Skylake and other processors,
and is advising customers to not deploy select versions o...
BREAKING UPDATE: Intel microcode reboot issues -
is advising customers to continue their operating system patching. Cisco
is working with Intel and will update the...
Back in July we announced Project Starship along with a Tech Preview of
a product that would later be launched as Cisco Intersight. While it is
not common that we release an internal project codename, we felt that in
the spirit of the original ‘Project Ca...
Cisco is pleased to announce the release of the IMC Platform Emulator
v3.0(3f). The IMC Platform Emulator (IMCPE) gives users an in-depth
understanding of the standalone rack server IMC framework, without the
need for physical hardware. Users get a “look ...
The Quality of Service (QoS) setup in FlexPod Datacenter has always been
done with simplicity in mind and as a base for more advanced
configuration when necessary. Because the FlexPod IP data network uses
Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects (FIs) and Cisco Nex...
Cisco has released UCS Manager 3.2(2) which is available on Cisco.com.
UCS Manager 3.2(2) provides support for: Cisco UCS B480 M5 servers and
accessoriesCisco UCS C480 M5 servers and accessoriesSupport for Secure
Encrypted Drives (SED) for Hyperflex M5 se...
Cisco has released IMC (Integrated Management Controller) Software
version 3.1(1) for the C220 M5 and C240 M5 which is available on
Cisco.com. Cisco IMC Software provides out of band platform management
for Standalone Cisco UCS Servers. Cisco IMC Software...
Cisco has released UCS Manager 3.2(1) which is available on Cisco.com.
UCS Manager 3.2(1) provides support for UCS M5 generation servers as
well as enablement for the next generation UCS management platform. UCS
Manager 3.2(1) provides support for the UCS...
We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the next
Customer Connection Program (CCP) briefing! This briefing will take
place on August 25 at 8AM PST and is titled Cisco UCS Solutions -
Next-gen Designs for Desktop Virtualization and SAP...
Get the Guide - KUBaM: Kubernetes on Cisco UCS made easy!As you have
seen from the Part 1 post, Cisco UCS can bring a lot of value to a
Contianer Cluster environment which can prove of immense value as it's
crazy to acknowledge, but landing the operating ...
Due to some requirements I have to create 2 vHBAs per SAN fabric. Each FI in this setup has two uplinks to a SAN Fabric.
Currently there are 7 blades running with a single vHBA per Fabric (and are just balanced between the two uplink...
How can i verify my SD cards are OK? I think the errors im getting are related to the SD cards.
I can open a session to the UCS-E but its stuck in recovery-shell, so i upgraded to 3.2.2 which it took OK but now I get these er...
I have a Cisco UCS 5108 that has 5 B200 M3 blades in it. I was shopping around for a UPS system for the chassis and was wondering during a power outage how the UPS would communicate with the blades to shut them down gracefully?