Tag Archives: UCS

Cisco Intersight Setup and Configuration

I’m sure by now you have heard of Cisco Intersight. Intersight is Cisco’s SaaS offering for monitoring and managing all your Cisco UCS and Hyperflex platforms from a single cloud based GUI. And the best part is the base licence … Continue reading

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Cisco Live Europe 2019

Another great Cisco Live Europe this year, as usual as the week progresses the dummer I feel, as I see there is still so many topics I don’t know enough about. But as always I come away wiser and with … Continue reading

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Cisco Live Barcelona 2018

In late January I attended Cisco Live Europe in Barcelona, it certainly made a nice change going to a winter Cisco Live without having to bring several layers of clothing. Like most people I’m generally too busy the rest of … Continue reading

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Configuring Cisco UCS and VMware with Cisco ACI the Easy Way!

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Introducing Cisco UCS S-Series

Today Cisco announced the Cisco UCS S Series line of storage servers. Now the more eagle eyed among you may think that the new Cisco UCS S3260 Storage Server looks very much like the Cisco UCS C3260 Rack server (Colusa), … Continue reading

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Cisco HyperFlexes its muscles.

If “Software Defined X” has been the hot topic over the last couple of years then “Hyperconvergence” is certainly set to be one of the hottest topics of 2016, like most buzzwords it’s a very overused term, the word even has “hype” in the … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Generation 3 First Look.

I noticed last week that Cisco have just released the eagerly awaited Cisco UCS 3.1 code “Granada” on CCO. Whenever a major or a minor code drop appears the first thing I always do is read the  Release Notes , to see … Continue reading

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Why did “Renaming” an unused VLAN bring down my entire production management environment?

Why did “Renaming” an unused VLAN bring down my entire production Cisco UCS management environment? Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Integration with Cisco ACI (Manual Method)

This video gives a complete walkthrough of configuring a Cisco UCS domain into a Cisco ACI Fabric, and then extending the Cisco ACI Policy into a VMware vSphere environment within that UCS infrastructure. There has also been an update to … Continue reading

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Unification Part 2: FCoE Demystified

As promised here is the 2nd part of the Unified Fabric post, where we get under the covers with FCoE. The first and most important thing to clarify is as its name suggests Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) still uses … Continue reading

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