Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller CLI Configuration Guide, Release 1.4
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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

Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

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New and Changed Information for this Release

The following tables provide an overview of the significant changes to this guide for the current release. The tables do not provide an exhaustive list of all changes made to the configuration guides or of the new features in this release.

For a complete list of all C-Series documentation, see the Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Documentation Roadmap available at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/go/unifiedcomputing/c-series-doc .

New Features and Significant Behavioral Changes in Cisco Integrated Management Controller software, Release 1.4(6)

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(6)

Feature

Description

Where Documented

Cisco UCS VIC1225 Virtual Interface Card

Support added for the Cisco UCS VIC1225 Virtual Interface Card.

Managing Network Adapters

BIOS Properties

Support for additional BIOS properties for the Cisco UCS C22 M3 Server, Cisco UCS C24 M3 Server, Cisco UCS C220 M3 Server, and the Cisco UCS C240 M3 Server.

BIOS Parameters by Server Model

New Features and Significant Behavioral Changes in Cisco Integrated Management Controller software, Release 1.4(5)

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(5)

Feature

Description

Where Documented

Hard Disk Drive LED

Support added for toggling the LED on an installed hard disk drive.

Managing the Server

BIOS Properties

Support for additional BIOS properties for the Cisco UCS C220 M3 Server and the Cisco UCS C240 M3 Server.

BIOS Parameters by Server Model

New Features and Significant Behavioral Changes in Cisco Integrated Management Controller software, Release 1.4(4)

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(4)

Feature

Description

Where Documented

Platform support

The features available in Release 1.4(3) are now available on the Cisco UCS C220 M3 Server and the Cisco UCS C240 M3 Server.

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(4)

BIOS Properties

Support for additional BIOS properties for the Cisco UCS C220 M3 Server and the Cisco UCS C240 M3 Server.

BIOS Parameters by Server Model

New Features and Significant Behavioral Changes in Cisco Integrated Management Controller software, Release 1.4(3)

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(3)

Feature

Description

Where Documented

Integration with Cisco UCS Manager

The supported servers can be integrated into a Cisco UCS domain.

See the Hardware Installation Guide (HIG) for the type of server you are using. The C-Series HIGs are available at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10493/prod_installation_guides_list.html

Technical support

Support added for downloading the tech support information file from a browser.

Server Utilities

BIOS parameters

Support added for additional BIOS properties.

BIOS Parameters by Server Model

New Features and Significant Behavioral Changes in Cisco Integrated Management Controller software, Release 1.4(2)

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(2)

Feature

Description

Where Documented

Platform support

The features available in Release 1.4(1) are now available on the Cisco UCS C460 M2 Server and the Cisco UCS C260 M2 Server.

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(2)

BIOS parameters

Support added for additional BIOS properties.

BIOS Parameters by Server Model

New Features and Significant Behavioral Changes in Cisco Integrated Management Controller software, Release 1.4(1)

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(1)

Feature

Description

Where Documented

Platform support

The features in this release apply to the Cisco UCS C200 M1 Server, the Cisco UCS C210 M1 Server, and the Cisco UCS C250 M1 Server.

Release Notes for Cisco UCS C-Series Software, Release 1.4(1)

VM FEX

Support is added for virtual machine fabric extenders (VM FEX).

Managing Network Adapters

Create vHBAs

Support added in the CLI to create up to 16 vHBAs.

Managing Network Adapters

Active Directory groups

Support added for Active Directory authorization groups.

Managing User Accounts

Enhanced SNMP features

Enhanced SNMPv3 and SNMP trap configuration is relocated in the user interface.

Configuring Communication Services

XML API

Support added for CIMC control by an XML API.

Configuring Communication Services

HTTP redirect

Support added for redirection of HTTP requests to HTTPS.

Configuring Communication Services

BIOS parameters

Support added for additional BIOS properties.

BIOS Parameters by Server Model

Related Cisco UCS Documentation

Documentation Roadmaps

For a complete list of all B-Series documentation, see the Cisco UCS B-Series Servers Documentation Roadmap available at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/go/unifiedcomputing/b-series-doc.

For a complete list of all C-Series documentation, see the Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Documentation Roadmap available at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/go/unifiedcomputing/c-series-doc .

Other Documentation Resources

An ISO file containing all B and C-Series documents is available at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/cisco/software/type.html?mdfid=283853163&flowid=25821. From this page, click Unified Computing System (UCS) Documentation Roadmap Bundle.

The ISO file is updated after every major documentation release.

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