This preface describes the audience and organization of the Cisco UCS RAID Controller SMI-S Reference Guide. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.
This preface contains the following topics:
•Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
This document describes the set of Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) profiles supported in the Cisco UCS Servers.
This document does not provide detailed instructions on how to use the SMI-S management methods, such as the Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM). For usage instructions, see the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) documentation at:
and the SNIA documentation at:
This reference guide is designed for users who are responsible for the following:
•Implementing Cisco UCS Server instances
•Managing Cisco UCS instances
This guide is organized into the following chapters:
•Chapter 1, "Introduction"
•Chapter 2, "Supported Profiles"
The documentation sets for the Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers can be found at the following URLs:
Documentation for the Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) can be found at the following URL:
Documentation for the SMI-S can be found at the following URL:
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:
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