Getting Started Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 1.0
Installing the E-Series Server into the Router
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Installing the E-Series Server into the Router

Installing the E-Series Server into the Router

This chapter includes the following sections:

Basic Workflow for Installing the E-Series Server into the Router

  1. Verify that the router, the E-Series Server, and the Cisco IOS software version that is installed on the router are compatible.
  2. Install the E-Series Server into the router.
  3. Verify that the E-Series Server is correctly detected by the router.

Verifying the Router, E-Series Server, and Cisco IOS Software Version Compatibility

The following table provides the router, the E-Series Server, and the Cisco IOS software version compatibility information.

Table 1 Router, E-Series Server, and Cisco IOS Version Compatibility

Router

Cisco IOS Software Version for Single Wide E-Series Servers

Cisco IOS Software Version for Double Wide E-Series Servers

2911

15.2(4)M and later versions

2921

15.2(4)M and later versions

15.2(4)M and later versions

Note   

Supports 4-core only

2951

15.2(4)M and later versions

15.2(4)M and later versions

Note   

Supports 4-core only

3925

15.2(4)M and later versions

15.2(4)M and later versions

3925e

15.2(4)M and later versions

15.2(4)M and later versions

3945

15.2(4)M and later versions

15.2(4)M and later versions

3945e

15.2(4)M and later versions

15.2(4)M and later versions

Installing the E-Series Server into the Router

The following figure shows how to install the E-Series Server into an ISR G2. For detailed information, see the Hardware Installation Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers on Cisco.com.

Figure 1. Double Wide E-Series Server in a Router




Caution


Before you install or remove the E-Series Server from a Cisco 2900 series ISR G2, make sure that you first power down the router, and then install or remove the E-Series Server.


Verifying E-Series Server Installation

Before You Begin
  • Install the E-Series Server into the router.
  • Load a compatible Cisco IOS image.
  • Power on the server.
Procedure
      Command or Action Purpose
    Step 1 Router> show diag | include FRU 

    Displays the Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) details, which allows you to verify that the router detects the presence of the newly installed E-Series Server.

     
    Step 2 Router# show hardware 

    Allows you to verify that the router recognizes the E-Series Server.

     

    This example shows the Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) details displayed in a double-wide E-Series Server.

    Router> show diag | include FRU
    Product (FRU) Number     : CISCO2951/K9
    Product (FRU) Number     : PWR-2921-51-POE
    Product (FRU) Number     : PVDM3-32       
    Product (FRU) Number     : UCS-E140D-M1/K9
    Router# show hardware