FlexPod Tenant Onboarding with Secure Datastore WORKFLOW v1.0
This workflow follows the Tenant Onboarding with Secure Datastore (using VMware Distributed Virtual Switch) process documented in NetApp TR-4298 (Managing NetApp FlexPod with Cisco UCS Director). This technical report is publicly available at: http://www.netapp.com/us/system/pdf-reader.aspx?m=tr-4298.pdf
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 Cluster vServer
Assign vServer to Group
Generate VLAN from Pool
Assign CUIC VLAN to Group
Create VLAN (on first Nexus switch)
Update Trunk (on first Nexus switch)
Create VLAN (on second Nexus switch)
Update Trunk (on second Nexus switch)
CUSTOM: Get Tenant Onboarding IP values
Assign DVPortGroup to Group
Add VM Kernel Port Group
Create Cluster VLAN Interface (on first cDOT node)
Create Cluster VLAN Interface (on second cDOT node)
Create Cluster Export Policy
Create Cluster Export Rule
Create Cluster Flexible Volume
Mount Cluster Volume
Associate Cluster Volume as NFS Datastore
Assign Datastore to Group
Tenant Contact Email
Storage Cluster Node placement
Storage Cluster Aggregate placement
All required component/devices must be added to UCS Director
The vSphere cluster to be used must have a DV switch available
Create a VLAN pool policy for tenant VLANs
CUSTOM TASK: Get Tenant Onboarding IP values
To simplify required inputs, this example workflow uses an auto-generated IP schema which limits the number of tenants to 255. To extend beyond this limit, the workflow should be modified to integrate with an IP management system.
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.