This document is part of the Cisco Virtual Managed Services (VMS) documentation suite for Release 2.
This publication is for hardware installers and network administrators who install and configure the physical components in The virtual Managed Services (vMS) Pod.
All vMS Pod references in this guide relate specifically to the vMS 2.0 Pod for customer Proof of Concept (PoC) testing.
This document includes details related to the hardware rack-mount installation of the vMS Pod components consisting of the associated Cisco UCS C-Series servers, the ISR G2 Series CPEs, and the Top of Rack Router and Switch – the Cisco ASR 9001 Series Router and Nexus 9300 Series Switch.
This document also includes a cabling guide and a separate section related to the configuration of the Top of Rack ASR 9001 Router and Nexus 9300 Switch components.
Document Objective and Scope
This installation guide provides a comprehensive explanation related to the hardware installation and network cabling of the vMS components, as well as guidelines for configuration of the Top of Rack ASR 9001 Router and Nexus 9300 Switch.