Cisco UCS 101: Installation and Basic Config


Below you’ll find step-by-step instructions on setting up a Cisco UCS environment for the first time.  I wanted to post this as a general guideline for those new to UCS who may be setting up their first lab or production environments.  It’s important to note that UCS is highly customizable and that configuration settings will be different between environments.  So, what you’ll see below is a fairly generic configuration of UCS with an ESXi service profile template.  Also important to note is that since the purpose of this is to aid UCS newcomers in setting up UCS for the first time, I’ve done many of these steps manually.  Most of the below configuration can be scripted and pools and policies can be created in the service profile template wizard but to really learn where things are at the first time, I recommend doing it this way.

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