Sometimes, with the firmware, troubleshooting a server might require you to reset the CIMC. Resetting the CIMC is not part
of the normal maintenance of a server. After you reset the CIMC, the CIMC reboots the management controller of the blade server.
If the CIMC is reset, the
power monitoring functions of
Cisco UCS become briefly unavailable until the CIMC reboots. Typically, the
reset only takes 20 seconds; however, it is possible that the peak power cap
can exceed during that time. To avoid exceeding the configured power cap in a
low power-capped environment, consider staggering the rebooting or activation