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Release Notes for Cisco UCS Integration Pack, Release 1.0 For Microsoft System Center Orchestrator, 2012 and 2012 SP1 Orchestrator

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Release Notes for Cisco UCS Integration Pack, Release 1.0
For Microsoft System Center Orchestrator, 2012 and 2012 SP1 Orchestrator

Contents

Introduction

System Requirements

Software Requirements

New Features

New Activities

Sample Runbooks

Known Limitations

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Release Notes for Cisco UCS Integration Pack, Release 1.0
For Microsoft System Center Orchestrator, 2012 and 2012 SP1 Orchestrator


First Published: April 2013
Current Release: 1.0

This document describes system requirements, new features, images information, resolved caveats, known caveats and workarounds for Cisco UCS Integration Pack, Release 1.0 for Microsoft System Center Orchestrator, 2012 and 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator. This document also includes current information that became available after the technical documentation was published.

Use these release notes as a supplement with the other documents listed in the Cisco UCS B-Series Documentation Roadmap.

Make sure to review other available documentation on Cisco.com to obtain current information on Cisco UCS Integration Pack, Release 1.0.

Contents

This document includes the following sections:

Introduction

System Requirements

New Features

Known Limitations

Related Documentation

Introduction

The Cisco UCS Integration Pack is an add-on for Microsoft System Center 2012 and 2012 SP1 Orchestrator (SCO) that enables you to automate Cisco UCS Manager tasks. You can use Cisco UCS Integration Pack to create workflows that interact with and transfer information to other Microsoft System Center products such as Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager.

System Requirements

Before installing Cisco UCS Integration Pack, ensure the system meets or exceeds the following minimum requirements:

Software Requirements


Note You can find installation and upgrade information for Microsoft SCO on the Microsoft website.


Software Requirements

Cisco UCS PowerTool (Version 1.0.0.0 or later)

Microsoft System Center 2012 or 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator

Windows PowerShell 2.0 or later

New Features

This section briefly describes the new features introduced in Cisco UCS Integration Pack, Release 1.0. For detailed information about the features listed, see the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.

New Activities

The first release of the integration pack supports the following activities that can be used to automate the configuration, monitoring, and deployment of Cisco UCS resources in the data center by creating new runbooks or integrating it with existing runbooks.

Connect-Ucs

Disconnect-Ucs

Get-UcsManagedObject

Set-UcsManagedObject

Add-UcsManagedObject

Remove-UcsManagedObject

Run-PowerTool

Copy-UcsServiceProfile

Add-UcsServiceProfileFromTemplate

Get-UcsTechSupport

Backup-Ucs

Import-UcsBackup

Get-UcsChild

Confirm-UcsFault

Sample Runbooks

To illustrate the usage of activities available as part of this integration pack, a set of sample runbooks is available for download on the CDN website. Users can import these sample runbooks into their runbook designer and use it to understand how the activities can be used to publish data, use data and execute an action on the UCS domains.

Known Limitations

Cisco UCS Integration Pack, Release 1.0. has no known limitations.

Related Documentation

For more information, you can access related documents from the following links:

Cisco UCS Documentation Roadmap

Cisco UCS Integration Pack User Guide, Release 1.0 for Microsoft System Center 2012 and 2012 SP1 Orchestrator

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see What's New in Cisco Product Documentation at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html.

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This document is to be used in conjunction with the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.