Cisco UCS and Puppet have put together a new solution for rapid bare
metal provisioning in just a few steps. Provisioning is done through
Puppet's Razor module which offers a variety of options for installing
host environments on provisioned nodes. In thi...
Here's an overview of setting up a basic server environment on the UCS
Platform Emulator using the Python SDK. Portions of the script used in
the video are provided below. For more information on the emulator and
the Python SDK please see the following: P...
Here is a brief introduction to the new 3.1(1ePE1) UCS Platform Emulator
showing how to perform backup and restore(import) of the current UCSM
configuration. Backup/restore of the configuration is a good practice in
general and is necessary with the new P...
This brief video provides a demonstration and overview of the main
features and benefits found in UCS Central. You can also download the
UCS Central Best Practice Guide --- Updated for Release 1.1(2a) (view in
We are running 4 C240 UCS rack servers (not managed by UCS Manager) and each has vSphere 6.5U3 running. One of the servers generates 5 "n/a" events every minute. I am at a loss on how to troubleshoot this. I know the error may be nothing to worry abo...
Hello, I have a project where I am trying to utilize two UCS servers from my environment for a webex mesh implementation. The tricky part involves the uplink networking to core switches. I have the 6248 currently in place and it has port chann...
Hi!We have an old UCS system that had been unused for two years. When we tried to brig this old system up, the Fabric Interconnect switches did not boot up correctly. Both switches acted similarly; all ports on both switches remained orange.HAs anybody an...
Is there a way to launch a KVM console from the UCS command line instead of the GUI? Background:Have AD / LDAP access configured in the UCS for a specific domain, say xyz.com. Most users and groups exist on this domain, such as firstname.lastname@example.org ...
Hello, just installed VMware ESXi 6.7U3 on my C240 M5SX servers and QuickBoot feature cannot be enabled. From the documentation it seems that this feature is supported in ESXi 7.0/7.1Has anyone had success in configuring this feature? Could it be a B...