Category: Cisco

Cisco Product Design & Administration

Cisco MDS Zoning Commands

The RoundTower Demonstration Lab uses re-purposed Cisco UCS, Cisco MDS, Dell-EMC VNX and XtremIO storage. The next-generation HCI infrastructure resides in the Sandbox portion of the lab for performance testing and customer POCs. I do not touch the MDS often and each time I have to perform administrator tasks, I

Tech101 – Cisco ACI

I recently completed the Cisco ACI Field Engineering course.  This post describes the major building blocks of the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and how it all fits together.

Cisco Champion Blog Post

As part of my Cisco Champion membership, I am encouraged to provide content for blogs.cisco.com.  Here is my post, titled “Evolution of the Super Administrator”.

Cisco UCS Configuration Guide for vSphere – Part 6 – Admin

This is part 6 of the Cisco UCS Configuration Guide, covering the advanced management features of the Cisco UCS (AD integration, DNS, Cisco Call Home, UCS Central integration, Time Zone, NTP & Port Licencing).

Cisco UCS Configuration Guide for vSphere – Part 5 – Server

This is part 5 of the Cisco UCS Configuration Guide, covering the creation of Cisco UCS Server policies.

Cisco UCS Configuration Guide for vSphere – Part 4 – SAN

This is part 4 of the Cisco UCS Configuration Guide, covering the creation of Cisco UCS SAN policies.

Cisco UCS Configuration Guide for vSphere – Part 7 – Firmware Upgrade

This post describes the procedure for the end-to-end upgrade of the firmware for a Cisco UCS Blade System.  At the time of writing, the UCS is delivered from the factory with version 2.2(1b) and the latest stable release is 2.2(1d).

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