Cisco UCS SMASH Reference Guide
Preface
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Objectives

Audience

Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


This preface describes the audience and organization of the Cisco UCS SMASH Reference Guide. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation. This preface contains the following topics:

Objectives

Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Objectives

This document describes the SMASH support in the Cisco UCS Servers.

This document does not provide detailed instructions on how to use the SMASH management methods. For usage instructions, see the DMTF documentation at:

http://www.dmtf.org/standards/smash

Audience

This reference guide is designed for users who are responsible for the following:

Implementing Cisco UCS Server instances

Managing Cisco UCS instances

Organization

This guide is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter 1, "Introduction"

Chapter 2, "Accessing and Using the SMASH CLP"

Chapter 3, "Accessing and Using WS-Management"

Chapter 4, "Supported Profiles"

Document Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:


Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual.



Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.


Tip Means the following information will help you solve a problem.


Command descriptions use these conventions:

Convention
Description

boldface font

Commands and keywords are in boldface.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics.

[ ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{ x | y | z }

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.


Screen examples use these conventions:

screen font

Terminal sessions and information that the switch displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information that you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.

^

The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Control—for example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means hold down the Control key while you press the D key.

< >

Non-printing characters, such as passwords, are in angle brackets.

[ ]

Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.

!, #

An exclamation point (!) or number sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.


Related Documentation

The documentation sets for the Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers can be found at the following URLs:

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

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

Documentation for the Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) can be found at the following URL:

http://www.dmtf.org/standards/smash

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:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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