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Release Notes for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 2.x

Contents

Introduction

New Features Introduced in This Release

System Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Software Requirements

E-Series Server Options

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

Important Information About the VMware FL-SRE-V-HOST License

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Release Notes for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 2.x


September 11, 2013
OL-28560-01

This document provides new features, system requirements, compatibility information, and open and resolved caveats for the Cisco UCS E-Series Server software release 2.x. Use this document in conjunction with the documents in the "Related Documentation" section.


Note Documentation is sometimes updated after original publication; therefore, for updated content, review the documentation on Cisco.com.


Contents

Introduction

New Features Introduced in This Release

System Requirements

E-Series Server Options

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

Important Information About the VMware FL-SRE-V-HOST License

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Introduction

The Cisco UCS E-Series Servers (E-Series Servers) are the next generation of Cisco UCS Express servers. E-Series Servers are a family of size, weight, and power-efficient blade servers that are housed within the Generation 2 Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISR G2) and the Cisco 4451-X Integrated Services Router (Cisco ISR 4451-X). These servers provide a general purpose compute platform for branch-office applications deployed either as bare-metal on operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows or Linux, or as virtual machines on hypervisors, such as VMware vSphere Hypervisor™, Microsoft Hyper-V, or Citrix XenServer.

New Features Introduced in This Release

Table 1 provides an overview of the significant changes that are introduced for the current release.

Table 1 New and Changed Information for Software Release 2.x 

Feature
Description
Changed in Software Release
Where Documented

Combined Getting Started Guide

One Getting Started Guide for all the platforms that the E-Series Server supports—Cisco 2900 and 3900 Integrated Services Routers (ISR G2) and the Cisco 4451-X Integrated Services Router
(Cisco ISR 4451-X).

2.x

Getting Started Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 2.x

CIMC XML API

Support added for CIMC control by an XML API.

2.x

CIMC XML API Programmer's Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

Boot Options

Support added for booting the server from specific devices within a device category.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

Host Image Mapping

Enhanced Host Image Mapping feature.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

Link State

Support added to view the status of CIMC network connections.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

Locking or Unlocking Front Panel Reset

Button

Support added for enabling or disabling the reset button, which is located on the front panel of the physical server.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

LOM Properties

Support added to view system-defined interface names and the MAC address assigned to each interface.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

RAID

Enhanced RAID feature.

RAID configuration relocated in the user interface.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

SNMP

Support added for SNMPv3.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

Technical Support

Support added for exporting technical support information to a remote server and downloading the data to a local file.

2.x

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

Host Upgrade Utility

Support added to upgrade all firmware components to compatible levels using the
Host Upgrade Utility (HUU).

2.x

Host Upgrade Utility User Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 2.1.0.

imc access-port command

Modified this command so that all platforms—Cisco 2900 and 3900 ISR G2 and the Cisco ISR 4451-X—use the same command.

2.x

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.10S

Getting Started Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 2.x


System Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Software Requirements

Hardware Requirements

E-Series Servers reside in the Cisco 2900 series or 3900 series ISR G2 and in the Cisco ISR 4451-X. The following E-Series Servers are supported:

UCS-E140S—Single-wide E-Series Server

UCS-E140D—Double-wide E-Series Server, 4 core CPU

UCS-E160D—Double-wide E-Series Server, 6 core CPU

UCS-E140DP—Double-wide E-Series Server, 4 core CPU, with PCIe

UCS-E160DP—Double-wide E-Series Server, 6 core CPU, with PCIe

Table 2 provides hardware information for the E-Series Servers.

Table 2 E-Series Server Hardware at a Glance 

Feature
UCS-E140S
Single-Wide E-Series Server)
UCS-E140D and UCS-E160D
Double-Wide E-Series Servers
UCS-E140DP and UCS-E160DP
Double-Wide E-Series Servers with PCIe

Form Factor

Single-wide SM

Double-wide SM

Double-wide SM

CPU

Intel XeonTM

E3-1105C

Intel XeonTM

E5-2418L and E5-2428L

Intel XeonTM

E5-2418L and E5-2428L

CPU Cores

4 Core

4 Core and 6 Core

4 Core and 6 Core

Memory DIMM Slots

2 Slots

3 Slots

3 Slots

RAM

8 GB to 16 GB

Supports DDR3 1333 MHz VLP UDIMM 1.5 V, 4 GB, and 8 GB

8 GB to 48 GB

Supports DDR3 1333 MHz RDIMM 1.35 V, 4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB

8 GB to 48 GB

Supports DDR3 1333 MHz RDIMM 1.35 V, 4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB

RAID

RAID 0 and RAID 1

RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 5

RAID 0 and RAID 1

Storage Type

SATA, SAS, SSD, and SED

SATA, SAS, SSD, and SED

SATA, SAS, SSD, and SED

HDD

SAS 10K RPM, SATA 7200 RPM, and SAS SSD Drives1

Supports 2 Drives

SAS 10K RPM, SATA 7200 RPM, and SAS SSD Drives1

Supports 3 Drives

SAS 10K RPM, SATA 7200 RPM, and SAS SSD Drives1

Supports 2 Drives

Storage Capacity

200 GB to 2 TB

200 GB to 3 TB

200 GB to 2 TB

Internal Network Interface

2 Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces

2 Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces

2 Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces

External Interfaces

1 USB Connector

1 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet Connector

1 Management Port

1 KVM Port (Supports VGA,
1 USB, 1 Serial DB9)

2 USB Connectors

2 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet Connectors

1 Management Port

1 VGA Port

1 Serial DB9

2 USB Connectors

2 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet Connectors

1 Management Port

1 VGA Port

1 Serial DB9

Router Platforms

2911, 2921, 2951, 3925, 3925e, 3945, 3945e, 4451-X

2921, 2951, 3925, 3925e, 3945, 3945e, 4451-X

2921, 2951, 3925, 3925e, 3945, 3945e, 4451-X

Maximum Number of E-Series Servers per Router

2911 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

2921 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

2951 ISR G2—2 E-Series Servers

3925 ISR G2—2 E-Series Servers

3925e ISR G2—2 E-Series Servers

3945 ISR G2—4 E-Series Servers

3945e ISR G2—4 E-Series Servers

ISR 4451-X—2 E-Series Servers

2911 ISR G2—None

2921 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

2951 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

3925 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

3925e ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

3945 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

3945e ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

ISR 4451-X—1 E-Series Server

Note The Cisco 2921 and 2951 ISR G2 support 4-core only.

2911 ISR G2—None

2921 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

2951 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

3925 ISR G2—1 E-Series Servers

3925e ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

3945 ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

3945e ISR G2—1 E-Series Server

ISR 4451-X—1 E-Series Server

Note The Cisco 2921 and 2951 ISR G2 support 4-core only.

1 All hardware drives within the E-Series Server must be installed with the same type of storage device; either all SAS drives or all SATA drives.


Table 3 shows the Cisco EtherSwitch Enhanced High-Speed WAN Interface Cards (EHWICs) and
Cisco EtherSwitch Service Modules that are supported on the E-Series Server.

Table 3 Supported Cisco EtherSwitch EHWIC and Cisco EtherSwitch Service Modules

Cisco EtherSwitch EHWIC
Cisco EtherSwitch Service Module

EHWIC-D-8ESG-P=

EHWIC-D-8ESG-P

EHWIC-D-8ESG=

EHWIC-D-8ESG

EHWIC-4ESG-P=

EHWIC-4ESG-P

EHWIC-4ESG=

EHWIC-4ESG

SM-D-ES3G-48-P

SM-D-ES3-48-P

SM-D-ES2-48

SM-ES3G-24-P

SM-ES3-24-P

SM-ES2-24-P

SM-ES2-24

SM-ES3G-16-P


Software Requirements

E-Series Servers require three major software systems:

CIMC Firmware

BIOS Firmware

Operating System or Hypervisor

CIMC Firmware

Cisco Integrated Management Controller (CIMC) is a management module, which is built into the motherboard. A dedicated ARM-based processor, separate from the main server CPU, runs the CIMC firmware. The system ships with a running version of the CIMC firmware. You can update the CIMC firmware, but no initial installation is needed.

CIMC is the management service for the E-Series Servers. CIMC runs within the server. You can use CIMC to access, configure, administer, and monitor the server.

BIOS Firmware

BIOS initializes the hardware in the system, discovers bootable devices, and boots them in the provided sequence. It boots the operating system and configures the hardware for the operating system to use. BIOS manageability features allow you to interact with the hardware and use it. In addition, BIOS provides options to configure the system, manage firmware, and create BIOS error reports. The system ships with a running version of the BIOS firmware. You can update the BIOS firmware, but no initial installation is needed.

Operating System or Hypervisor

The main server CPU runs on an operating system such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, or Hypervisor. You can purchase an E-Series Server with a preinstalled operating system such as Microsoft Windows or VMware vSphere HypervisorTM, or you can install your own operating system.

The following operating systems are supported on the E-Series Servers:

Microsoft Windows:

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64-bit

Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 64-bit

Windows Server 2012 Standard 64-bit

Linux:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2

SUSE Linux Enterprise 11, service pack 2

Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.0, update 2

Hypervisor:

VMware vSphere HypervisorTM 5.0, update 1

Hyper-V (Windows 2008 R2)

Citrix XenServer 6.1

E-Series Server Options

E-Series Servers are available in the following options:

Option 1—E-Series Server without preinstalled operating system or hypervisor

Option 2—E-Series Server with preinstalled Microsoft Windows Server

At the time of purchase, you can choose the appropriate RAID option that you want enabled on the E-Series Server.


Note If you purchase this option, the Microsoft Windows Server license is preactivated.


Option 3—E-Series Server with preinstalled VMware vSphere HypervisorTM

At the time of purchase, you can choose the appropriate RAID option that you want enabled on the E-Series Server.

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

Table 4 Cisco Routers, 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

4451

XE 3.9S and later versions

XE 3.9S and later versions


Important Information About the VMware FL-SRE-V-HOST License

If you are using a VMware FL-SRE-V-HOST license (equivalent to VMware vSphere Hypervisor™ 5.X), make sure that you are using 32 GB or less of RAM. If more than 32 GB of RAM is used, you will get an error message, and you will not be able to apply the license. If you want to use 48 GB RAM, upgrade your license to FL-SRE-V-HOSTVC.

Open Caveats

Table 5 Open Caveats in E-Series Servers 

Bug ID
Summary
Additional Information

CSCui27042

No power information displayed when the E-Series Server is installed into the Cisco ISR 4451-X.

Symptom    Power information is not displayed when the E-Series Server is installed into the Cisco ISR 4451-X.

Conditions   This problem occurs in the CIMC CLI and the CIMC GUI:

CIMC CLI:

Server# scope power-cap 
Server /power-cap # show detail 
    Cur Consumption (W): Not available on this platform
    Max Consumption (W): Not available on this platform
    Min Consumption (W): Not available on this platform
 
        

CIMC GUI:

Server > Power Polices > Power Statistics area

Workaround   There is no workaround.

CSCui53577

After HUU update, warning prompt to update Broadcom firmware still displays in the CIMC GUI and the CIMC CLI.

Symptom    After using the HUU to update the Broadcom NCSI firmware, the warning prompt to update the firmware still displays in the CIMC GUI and the CIMC CLI.

Conditions   This problem occurs when you log into the CIMC GUI or the CIMC CLI after using the HUU to update the firmware.

Workaround   To resolve this problem, power cycle the E-Series Server to allow the new Broadcom NCSI firmware to take effect.

CSCuh44522

The failover feature works inconsistently between the ISR G2 and the Cisco ISR 4451-X platforms.

Symptom    The failover feature works inconsistently between the ISR G2 and the Cisco ISR 4451-X platforms. In the ISR G2, the failover feature fails to execute.

Conditions   When the ISR-G2 reloads to ROMMON, there are times when the GE1-GE2, GE1-GE3, and GE1-GE2-GE3 failover does not execute.

Workaround   To resolve this problem, use the GE2-GE3 failover on the ISR G2. If the router is in RMMON, boot the router.

CSCub72754

Cisco IOS lock message is not received from the CIMC.

Symptom    The Cisco IOS EXEC or configurations commands are not going through to the CIMC.

Conditions   This problem occurs when in the CIMC, the IOS lockout is configured as locked:

CIMC CLI:

Server /chassis # set ios-lockout locked
 
        

CIMC GUI:

Server > Summary > Lock IOS Configuration Changes

Workaround   To resolve this problem, change the IOS Lockout configuration to unlocked, and then retry the Cisco IOS commands:

From the CIMC CLI, enter the following command:

Server /chassis # set ios-lockout unlocked
 
        

From the CIMC GUI, do the following:

Server > Summary > Unlock IOS Configuration Changes

CSCug24890

E-Series Server in "out of service" state after CIMC reboot.

Symptom    After rebooting or activating the CIMC image, you use the show platform command from the router, and the command output displays that the state of the E-Series Server as "out of service."

Conditions   This problem occurs when you enter the following commands:

1. hw-module subslot x/y maintenance enable to make sure that the E-Series Server does not power-cycle when the newly installed CIMC image reboots or activates.

2. Reboot or activate the CIMC image.

3. After CIMC boots up, enter the hw-module subslot x/y maintenance disable command to disable the maintenance CLI.

4. Enter the show platform command from the router and the command output displays that the E-Series Server state as "out of service".

Workaround   There is no workaround.

Note Even though the state of the E-Series Server displays as "out of service." communication between the router and E-Series Server remains operational.

CSCud44335

The imc config file command does not work.

Symptom    The imc config file command does not work.

Conditions   The imc config file command is not active.

imc config file?
  flash0:  Module configuration IOS File name
  flash1:  Module configuration IOS File name
  flash:   Module configuration IOS File name

Workaround   There is no workaround.

CSCuf61866

Hardware failure displayed in technical logs.

Symptom    CIMC does not boot up. The following status displays:

Waiting BIOS POST

Conditions   This problem could occur because of a failed hardware, such as a failed DIMM, which can cause the POST to not complete.

Workaround   To resolve this problem, remove the server from the router, and then try different DIMMs to determine which one is causing the problem.

CSCug77757

The Mega RAID Controller BIOS is disabled.

Symptom    After the BIOS POST screen, the "Adapter BIOS Disabled" error message displays, and the server is unable to boot from the RAID adapter.

Conditions   This problem might occur in some of the E-Series Servers that shipped between February and May, 2013.

Workaround   To resolve this problem, you must first disable and then enable the Controller BIOS. You can use either the WebBIOS or the Mega RAID CLI to perform this task.

From the WebBIOS, do the following:

a. Choose Controller Property.

b. Choose Controller BIOS disable.

c. Click Submit.

d. Choose Controller Property.

e. Choose Controller BIOS enable.

f. Click Submit.

From the Mega RAID CLI, use the following commands:

a. To disable the Controller BIOS, use the /MegaCli -AdpBIOS -Dsbl -a0 command.

b. To enable the Controller BIOS, use the/MegaCli -AdpBIOS -Enbl -a0 command.

CSCug59769

Kernel back trace when CIMC firmware is activated or rebooted.

Symptom    The CIMC console shows a kernel back trace when CIMC is rebooting.

Conditions   This problem occurs when the newly installed CIMC firmware is activated or when CIMC is rebooted.

Workaround   In most cases, CIMC will reboot itself. If CIMC does not reboot, power-cycle CIMC either by using the router's OIR commands or by power-cycling the router itself.

CSCug49179

KVM console display does not refresh.

Symptom    When the E-Series Server is power-cycled, the virtual KVM screen turns black, and then briefly flashes back to the old screenshot before it displays the BIOS pages.

Conditions   This problem occurs when the E-Series Server is power-cycled and the virtual KVM is used to monitor the console output.

Workaround   There is no workaround. This is a known problem. Besides the brief flashing back of the old screen, there is no effect on the server performance.

CSCud63080

The server reset boot url flash command does not work.

Symptom    The server reset boot url flash command does not work.

Conditions   The server reset boot url flash command is not effective.

Workaround   There is no workaround.

CSCud65253

The show imc filesystem command does not display all downloaded files.

Symptom    The show imc filesystem command output displays only five files.

Conditions   When you use the show imc filesystem command, all of the downloaded files are not displayed.

Workaround   There is no workaround.

CSCud63080

The server reset boot URL ftp command does not work.

Symptom    The server ip address command does not work.

Conditions   The server ip address command is no longer applicable.

Workaround   Do not use this command.

CSCud44151

The server ip address command does not work.

Symptom    The server ip address command does not work.

Conditions   The server ip address command is no longer applicable.

Workaround   Do not use this command.

CSCub58962

The imc config file command does not work.

Symptom    The imc config file command does not work.

Conditions   The imc config file command is no longer applicable.

Workaround   Do not use this command.

CSCud48826

Error message does not display when a file does not have read permission and you use the server reset boot command.

Symptom    An error message does not display when a file does not have read permission and you use the server reset boot command.

Conditions   File does not have read permission and you use the server reset boot command. An error message should display, but it does not.

Workaround   Do not use this command.

CSCtz86835

The virtual drive information is missing after a CIMC upgrade.

Symptom    The virtual drive information may not show any virtual drives that were configured previously.

Conditions   This may occur immediately after a CIMC upgrade.

Workaround   Refresh GUI page. If that does not help, reboot host and enter into LSI WebBIOS to verify the virtual drives.

CSCty86334

The VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.0 installation crashes with a purple screen if the virtual drive stripe size is less than 64 KB.

Symptom    The VMware vSphere Hypervisor installation fails with a Purple Screen of Death (PSOD).

Conditions   The RAID array was created with a stripe size of less than 64 KB.

Workaround   Use the default 64-KB stripe size during RAID array creation.

CSCty61983

The rebuild is stuck at 0% when the host is in pre-boot environment.

Symptom    The rebuild does not proceed and seems to get stuck.

Conditions   The host is not booted up and is not at LSI WebBIOS environment.

Workaround   Boot the host, or press Ctrl+H to enter LSI WebBIOS. The rebuild reconstruction will now proceed.

CSCtz71108

Cannot create (secure) virtual drive from CIMC GUI using SED drives.

Symptom    The RAID arrays that were created from the CIMC GUI are not secured even if SED physical drives were used.

Conditions   Using the CIMC GUI to create RAID array on SED drives does not create secure drives.

Workaround   Use LSI WebBIOS to create the RAID array.

CSCua29947

The inventory of memory does not display correct information in the web.

Symptom    On E-Series single-wide servers, some of the information under
Server > Inventory > Memory is not correct, such as the memory manufacturer, serial number, asset tag and part number.

Workaround   There is no workaround.

CSCub20023

The lock power button locks the reset button.

Symptom    The front panel reset button does not work.

Conditions   The lock power button is active in CIMC.

Workaround   Unlock the power button from CIMC.

CSCtz81924

The clear configuration does not clean all the partitions created by an old operating system.

Symptom    The installation of a newer operating system can still see some of the partitions that were created by the previous operating system.

Conditions   This happens while trying to install Windows operating system on a system that previously had VMware vSphere Hypervisor on it. The Windows operating system installation may show several partitions that do not correspond to the created RAID arrays / JBOD disks.

Workaround   Perform the following steps to delete old partitions created by an old operating system:

1. Use Drive options (advanced) from the windows installation window.

2. Delete all the other partitions that have the name Disk _ Partition _. Do not delete the Disk _ Unallocated Space partition.

3. After all the other partitions are deleted, the Unallocated Space partition should show full drive capacity.

4. Windows installation should now proceed as expected.

Another way to avoid running into this issue is to do a full initialization at the time of RAID array creation. Note that full initialization takes several hours to complete depending on the disk size.

CSCua29511

The full initialization on STEC SSD reports offline array and failed drives.

Symptom    After creating a RAID array, it appears offline and all the drives in the physical drive information page appear failed.

Conditions   This happens when a full initialization is issued on STEC SSDs at the time of RAID array creation.

Workaround   The full initialization on STEC SSD drives is not currently supported. Use quick initialization instead to create optimal RAID arrays.

CSCub37825

The Windows installation using IDE DVD or KVM failed with 0x80070570.

Symptom    The installation of Windows 2008 R2 sometimes fail with Windows code 0x80070570.

Conditions   The failure occurs when using an IDE drive and mounting it to install Windows via KVM.

Workaround   Use the direct USB drive and connect it to the UCSE USB port.

CSCua37395

The software becomes unreponsive when booting Centos live in CD.

Symptom    The CIMC on the E-Series Server becomes unresponsive if you boot Centos 5.6 or lower versions on X86.

Conditions   Installed a Centos 5.6 or lower version IOS through virtual media or the external CD drive.

Workaround   Only Centos version 5.7 and higher versions are supported on the UCS-E platforms. Centos 5.6 and lower versions are not supported on the UCS-E platforms because of the incompatibility in the network drivers packaged in the version for BCM5719.

CSCuc11612

Wake on LAN is not working in Windows 2008 R2.

Symptom    Wake on LAN is not working.

Conditions   In Windows 2008 R2.

Workaround   This feature is not supported. There is no workaround.


Resolved Caveats

Table 6 lists the caveats from release 1.0(2) that are resolved in release 2.x.

Table 6 Resolved Caveats in E-Series Servers 

Bug ID
Summary

CSCug78059

UCSE temperature alert when the temperature is not above the maximum threshold.

CSCud48758

P1_TEMP_SENS sensor displays a very high value in CIMC.

CSCud08529

WHEA test fails for Windows 2012 HCK certification.

CSCug75113

Exiting from UCSE configuration mode does not return to global configuration mode.

CSCub97383

Cannot download ISO or DIAG images after you click unmap from the CIMC GUI.

CSCud75221

Operating system displays 2x core count on single-wide E-Series Servers.

CSCud44380

File download progress status not displayed on Cisco IOS.

CSCud46445

Restoring the configuration file from flash does not work.

CSCud48807

File with img extension is not visible in the imc file system after it is downloaded.

CSCud51345

Missing image information in CIMC GUI when the image is downloaded from Cisco IOS.

CSCud44355

Downloading an ISO file that is larger than the available space does not display proper error message.

CSCud48942

Image name appended with (GUI) in the imc file system.

CSCud44414

Wrong error message displays if a file does not exist and you use the server reset boot URL ftp command.

CSCuh18187

RBCP registration fails on the single-wide E-Series Server.

Symptom    On the single-wide E-Series Server (UCS-E140S) after the server is power-cycled (especially the first time after the router is powered on), the link between the router and E-Series Server does not come up, and the commands sent from the router do not complete. The show link state command displays the following:

ucs-e140s-m1 /cimc/network # show link-state 
Interface                      State                
------------------------------ -------------------- 
Console                        No Link Detected        
GE1                            No Link Detected     
GE2                            No Link Detected      
Dedicated                      No Link Detected

Conditions   This problem occurs occasionally after a single-wide E-Series Server is power-cycled.

Workaround   To resolve this problem, change the ResumeOnACPowerLoss setting to Power Off.

Further Problem Description This problem occurs because the firmware that is installed on the Broadcom 5719 is out-of-date. Use the HUU to update the firmware.

Note The latest version for the Broadcom firmware is release, 1.2.15. The latest version for the bootcode is release, 1.34.


Related Documentation

For links to the following Cisco UCS E-Series Servers documents, see the
Documentation Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers:

Release Notes for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 2.x (this document)

Getting Started Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 2.x

Hardware Installation Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers

Cisco Network Modules, Server Modules, and Interface Cards Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information

GUI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CLI Configuration Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller, Release 2.x

CIMC XML API Programmer's Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers

Host Upgrade Utility User Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers 2.1.x

Troubleshooting Guide for Cisco UCS E-Series Servers

Open Source Used in Cisco UCS E-Series Servers, Release 1.0

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