Upgrading Between Cisco UCS 2.0 Releases
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This preface includes the following sections:


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


This document includes the following chapters:




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.


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