We are pleased to announce the release of C-Series Standalone IMC (Integrated Management Controller) Software 3.0(1c), which is now available for download on Cisco.com. The team has been hard at work on a portfolio of new and innovative features that have been bundled into this release. Key features packaged in this release include:
HTML5 WebUI (for M4 Servers): The WebUI has been updated eliminating dependencies on flash and providing an updated user interface and exeperience.
HTML5 vKVM (for M4 Servers): A new alternative to the Java vKVM, the new HTML5 vKVM provides remote console connectivity with enhanced functionality including chat, embedded server power controls and screen capture capabilities.
XML API Transaction Support: Building on top of the existing XML API, this release will introduce a new method (configConfMos) for these systems that will allow users to make multiple configuration changes in a single transaction. This will improve efficiency of the API while not sacrificing functionality.
Redfish Support: These systems will also introduce support for Redfish, a DMTF standard. Support for this new standards-based API will extend the programmatic capabilities of these systems which adheres to v1.01 of the specification delivering capabilities including inventory queries and power control.
Multi-Language Support: These systems deliver localized language support in the WebUI with support for Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish.
This release includes a number of other important features including:
· BIOS profiles (One-Touch Configuration)
· One click hardware inventory collection
· Cisco IMC asset tag configuration
· One-time boot (supports precision boot devices)
· Local / LDAP user search priority
· Power-on password
· Cisco IMC IP whitelisting
· Smart SSD data reporting
IMC Utilities Update Features:
· Separation of Server Configuration Utility (Separate Diagnostics & Deployment Tools)
· Driver Update Utility (Linux)
Cisco C-Series Standalone IMC Software version 3.0(1c) is available for the following platforms:
· Cisco UCS C220 M4
· Cisco UCS C240 M4
· Cisco UCS C460 M4
· Cisco C3160
· Cisco C3260
· Cisco UCS C220 M3
· Cisco UCS C240 M3
· Cisco UCS C22 M3
· Cisco UCS C24 M3
Key information for Cisco C-Series Standalone IMC Software includes: