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Task NamePort Group Security Policy  Custom Task
DescriptionCustom task for changing Security Parameter of Distributed Virtual Portgroup of a Virtual Machine.
  1. Virtual Machine
  2. vCenter IP address
Compatible UCS Director VersionsUCSD 4.1.X.X

vSphere 5.x

User Inputs

1. VM Name - Name of the VM for which the portgroup security setting you need to change.

  • vCenter IP – IP address of the vCenter server.
  • Username - Username of the UCS Director.
  • Password - Password of the UCS Director.

You must change the following security setting parameters:

  • Promiscuous Mode value
  • MAC address changes Value
  • Forged transmits Value

Instructions for Use:

  1.   Download the attached .ZIP file to your computer. Note: Remember the location of the saved file on your computer.
  2.   Unzip the file on your computer. The unzipped file ends up with an extension .WFDX file.
  3.   Log in to UCS Director as a user that has the system admin privileges.
  4.   Choose Policies > Orchestration, and then click the Custom Workflow Tasks tab.
  5.   Click Import Tasks.
  6.   In the Import Tasks dialog box, click Browse and choose the downloaded file for upload. Click Upload. A successful file upload message appears.
  7.   Click OK.
  8.   Click Next.
  9. The Save Tasks window displays the task exported time, task exported username, and comments provided when the task is exported. The imported task details appear in a table format.
  10. Check the Overwrite if the task exists with same name check box to overwrite the existing task with the imported task.
  11. If this check box is unchecked, a new task will be added with a number (n) to make the name unique.
  12. Click Import.
  13. The custom workflow task is imported and is immediately available for use in the workflow.
  14. Create a basic workflow. For more information, see the Creating a Workflow section in the Cisco UCS Director Orchestration Guide, Release 4.1.
  15. Add the imported workflow task to the workflow. For more information see the Adding Tasks to a Workflow section in the Cisco UCS Director Orchestration Guide, Release 4.1
  16. In the Workflow Task Basic Information Screen, enter the following details:
    1. vCenter IP
    2. Username
    3. Password
    4. Virtual Machine name
    5. Parameter Values
  17. Click Submit
  18. Double Click on the Workflow and Workflow Designer opens
  19. In the workflow designer window, Click the Execute Now button. A service request is created for the Workflow
  20. You can verify if the disk is mounted on a virtual machine in one of the following ways:
    1. Log in to UCS Director, choose Organization > Service Requests.  Select the service requet ID and click View Details.
    2. Log in to VMWare vSphere > Virtual Machine Name and check the Settings of the Virtual Machine.
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