Cisco UCS Server Diagnostics Utility

The Cisco UCS Server Diagnostics Utility is an application that helps you to perform the following:

  • View server inventory.

  • Perform interactive offline diagnostics.

  • View server health and logs.

For more information on performing these tasks, see the latest version of the Cisco UCS Server Diagnostics Utility User Guide.

Revision History

Revision

Date

Description

J0

August 10, 2020

Created release notes for Release 6.1(2a)

I0

April 07, 2020

Created release notes for Release 6.1(1c)

H0

May 03, 2019

Created release notes for Release 6.0(4)

G0

January 07, 2019

Created release notes for Release 6.0(2)

F0

August 14, 2018

Created release notes for Release 6.0(1)

E0

April 16, 2018

Created release notes for Release 5.1(3)

D0

November 13, 2017

Created release notes for Release 5.1(2)

C0

November 02, 2017

Created release notes for Release 5.1(1)

B0

May 03, 2017

CCreated release notes for Release 5.0(3).

A0

January 23, 2017

Created release notes for Release 5.0(1).

System Requirements

Supported Platforms

Release 6.1(1c)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 6.1(1c) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C125 M5

  • UCS-C220 M5

  • UCS-C240 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5 ML

  • UCS-S3260 M5

  • UCS-3260 M4

  • UCS-C220 M4

  • UCS-C240 M4

  • UCS-C460 M4

Release 6.0(4)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 6.0(4) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-S3260 M5

  • UCS-C220 M5

  • UCS-C240 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5 ML

Release 6.0(2)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 6.0(2) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C125 M5

  • UCS-C220 M5

  • UCS-C240 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5 ML

  • UCS-S3260 M5

  • UCS-3260 M4

  • UCS-C220 M4

  • UCS-C240 M4

  • UCS-C460 M4

Release 6.0(1)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 6.0(1) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C125 M5

  • UCS-C220 M5

  • UCS-C240 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5

  • UCS-S3260 M5

  • UCS-3260 M4

  • UCS-C220 M4

  • UCS-C240 M4

  • UCS-C460 M4

Release 5.1(3)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 5.1(3) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C220 M5

  • UCS-C240 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5

  • UCS-S3260 M5

5.1(2)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 5.1(2) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C220 M5

  • UCS-C240 M5

  • UCS-C480 M5

5.1(1)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 5.1(1) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C220 M5

  • UCS-C240 M5

Release 5.0(3)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 5.0(3) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C22 M3

  • UCS-C24 M3

  • UCS-C220 M3

  • UCS-C240 M3

  • UCS-C3160 M3

  • UCS-S3260 M3

  • UCS-S3260 M4

  • UCS-C240 M4

  • UCS-C220 M4

  • UCS-C460 M4

Release 5.0(1)

UCS Diagnostics Utility 5.0(1) is supported on the following servers:

  • UCS-C22 M3

  • UCS-C24 M3

  • UCS-C220 M3

  • UCS-C240 M3

  • UCS-C3160 M3

  • UCS-C3260 M3

  • UCS-C3X60 M4

  • UCS-C240 M4

  • UCS-C220 M4

  • UCS-C460 M4

Hardware Requirements for Cisco UCS Server Diagnostics Utility

The following are the minimum hardware requirements for UCS Server Diagnostics Utility:

  • CD-ROM Drive—A USB CD/DVD-ROM drive is required to be able to boot and run the UCS Server Diagnostics Utility. You can also use the virtual media option in the CIMC KVM to boot UCS Server Diagnostics Utility.

  • Mouse—Some functions require a standard mouse (USB) for navigation.

  • USB Disk on Key device—functions like saving UCS Server Diagnostics Utility logs require a USB disk on key.

  • RAM—A minimum of 4 GB RAM. If the available RAM is less than the minimum recommended value, UCS Server

    Diagnostics Utility will not function properly.

Resolved Caveats

Release 6.0(4)

  • CSCvp73840

    Symptom: CSP-5228 hangs when trying to boot the Diagnostic image.

    Workaround: None

Release 6.0(1)

  • CSCve50599

    Symptom: CPU stream test fails on the UCS C460 M4 server with the V4 CPU.

    Workaround: None

Open Caveats

Release 5.0(1)

  • CSCvc73352

    Symptom: The Server Diagnostic Utility does not discover the RAID adapter on the C3260 M4 server.

    Workaround: None.

Known Behavior

Release 6.0(4)

  • CSCvo90058

    Symptom: Number of DIMMs displayed in Server Diagnostics Utility (SDU) GUI is lesser than the actual populated numbers.This issue is observed on S3260 M5 platforms with 4.0(4b) Cisco IMC and BIOS firmware.

    SDU CLI (server memory) is displaying the correct list of populated DIMMs.

Release 5.0(1)

  • CSCvc19881

    Symptom: A traceback exception error is seen on the Non Interactive Server Diagnostic Utility. This happens when you use Python version 2.6.

    Workaround: Use Python version 2.7 on the utility.

Related Documentation

For configuration information for this release, refer to the following:

The following related documentation is available for the Cisco Unified Computing System:

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

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