Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller CLI Configuration Guide, Release 1.0(1x)
Preface
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Preface

Preface

This preface includes the following sections:

Audience

This guide is intended primarily for data center administrators with responsibilities and expertise in one or more of the following:


  • Server administration

  • Storage administration

  • Network administration

  • Network security

Organization

This document includes the following parts:

Title

Description

Overview

Describes the Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers and the CIMC CLI.

Managing the Server

Describes how to configure the boot device order, how to control power to the server, and how to reset the server.

Viewing Server Properties

Describes how to view the CPU, memory, power supply, and storage properties of the server.

Viewing Server Sensors

Describes how to view the power supply, fan, temperature, and voltage sensors.

Managing Remote Presence

Describes how to configure and manage the virtual KVM, virtual media, and the serial over LAN connection.

Managing User Accounts

Describes how to add, delete, and authenticate users, and how to manage user sessions.

Configuring Network-Related Settings

Describes how to configure network interfaces, network settings, and network security.

Configuring Communication Services

Describes how to configure server management communication by HTTP, SSH, and IPMI.

Managing Certificates

Describes how to generate, upload, and manage server certificates.

Configuring Platform Event Filters

Describes how to configure and manage platform event filters and SNMP settings.

CIMC Firmware Management

Describes how to obtain, install, and activate firmware images.

Viewing Logs

Describes how to view and clear log messages.

Server Utilities

Describes how to export support data, how to reset the server configuration to factory defaults, and how to reboot the management interface.

Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Convention

Indication

bold font

Commands, keywords, GUI elements, and user-entered text appear in bold font.

italic font

Document titles, new or emphasized terms, and arguments for which you supply values are in italic font.

[ ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{x | y | z}

Required alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

[x | y | z]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.

string

A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

courier font

Terminal sessions and information the system displays appear in courier font.

< >

Nonprinting characters such as passwords are in angle brackets.

[ ]

Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.

!, #

An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.


Note


Means reader take note.



Tip


Means the following information will help you solve a problem.



Caution


Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might perform an action that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.



Timesaver


Means the described action saves time. You can save time by performing the action described in the paragraph.



Warning


Means reader be warned. In this situation, you might perform an action that could result in bodily injury.


Related Documentation

Documentation for Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com

The following documents pertain to the C-Series Rack-Mount Servers:


  • UCS Rack Servers Documentation Roadmap

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers Configuration Guide

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers CLI Configuration Guide

  • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers Command Reference

  • Cisco UCS C200 M1 Server Installation and Service Guide

  • Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers

  • Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for Cisco UCS

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