Upgrading Cisco UCS from Release 1.1 to Release 2.0
Preface
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Preface

Preface

This preface includes the following sections:

Audience

This guide is intended primarily for those who need to upgrade an existing Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) domain.

Organization

This document includes the following chapters:

Chapter

Title

Description

Part 1

Firmware Upgrades

Contains the information, prerequisites, required order of steps, and procedures that you must follow to successfully upgrade a Cisco UCS domain to the specified release with Cisco UCS Manager.

Part 2

Hardware Upgrades

Contains the information, prerequisites, and procedures that you must follow to successfully upgrade hardware in a Cisco UCS domain.

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.

courierfont

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

< >

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

A roadmap that lists all documentation for Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) B-Series hardware and software is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/go/unifiedcomputing/b-series-doc

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