Unified Computing

Build and run server virtualization, mobility management, stateless computing, application provisioning, implementation of FCoE and other solutions based on the Cisco Unified Computing System.

A folder structure has been implemented to help keep messages organized around categories that have historically had significant interest including:

  • UCS Manager
  • UCS Central
  • UCS Director
  • UCS C-Series Standalone
  • Cisco Developed UCS Integrations
  • UCS PowerTool
  • UCS Networking & Storage
  • General UCS Hardware

We also recommend you check out our companion portal in Cisco Communities which includes resources, tools, and updates from key members of the UCS community: http://communities.cisco.com/ucsm

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In this Video our Experts Avinash Shukla, Teclus D'Souza and Chetan Badami have covered following topics: UCS H/W and S/W...
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In this Video our Experts Avinash Shukla, Teclus D'Souza and Chetan Badami have covered following topics:UCS C-Series servers and B-Series...
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Cisco expert Vishal Mehta delivered a presentation that covered all the features from a perspective of configuration, performance, best...
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This document goes through the steps to create a Service Profile on Cisco UCS.Related InformationWhat is a Service profile in UCS and what...
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Single-Site and Multisite FlexPod Infrastructure Infrastructure - Video from live webcast AGENDAFlexPod overview and advantagesFlexPod...
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This video explains how to configure Maintenance policy on a Cisco UCS system.Related InformationUnderstanding and Configuring Cisco UCS...
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This video shows different pools in UCS and how to configure them.
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This video is about configuring and implementing VSANs on UCS using UCSM GUI.Related InformationHow the concepts of VLAN and VSAN are...
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This video is about configuring and implementing VLANs and Port Channels on UCS using UCSM GUI.Related InformationHow the concepts of VLAN...
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Chetan Parik is a customer support engineer from the Server Virtualization team at the Cisco Technical Assistance Center in Bangalore,...
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This video shows how to install windows 2003 on UCS-B series server
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The video starts with me showing an un-configured UCS cluster and then I kick off the script.After the script completes I go back through...
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Basic UCS B Series cabling overview.The different cable/connector types are described and shown.for more information and other UCS related...
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Video showing the process of embedding async IO drivers into the ESXi 5.0 installation ISO. The P81E 1.5.0.7 driver is used in this...
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A quick video on the manual upgrade of the CIMC and BIOS
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Video showing the process of embedding async IO drivers into the ESXi 5.0 installation ISO. The P81E 1.5.0.7 driver is used in this...
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Jose Martinez and Matthew Wronkowski are escalation engineers for the Server Virtualization Product. This video is the live session given...
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This video discusses UCS fault codes, explains some of the most commonly experienced fault codes, their proper categorization, and...
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The video is to show the HUU upgrade process in action for those who want to see the process before implementing. It shows CIMC, BIOS, and...
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This video provides an overview of C-Series rack server integration into UCS. This feature was added into the 1.4 release of software.
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This video provides an overview of the new scheduler (deferred deployment) feature available in UCS version 1.4
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This video features some of the GUI enhancements with verison 1.4 including software bundles, firmware policies, tech support improvements...
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This video demonstrates the new LDAP enhancements included in UCS version 1.4. This includes support for AD Groups in addition to User...
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