Adding a Bare Metal Agent Account
Before you begin
Before you add a Bare Metal Agent account, do the following:
Make sure that the Bare Metal Agent is installed.
You are not prompted to enter the BMA root passwords during installation. However, the first time you log in to Cisco UCS Director after installation is completed, you are prompted to enter the default root password. The default password is pxeboot.
Make sure that the Bare Metal Agent VM is completely booted up, login to Bare Metal Agent VM Console to view the Management IP address.
Login to Bare Metal Agent through VM Console or SSH client to access the CLI and change the default root password using the passwd root command.
Set up the environment required to support a single or separate PXE and Management network configuration, with the appropriate VLANs.
To provide required DHCP services, ensure that the PXE interface of the Bare Metal Agent is connected to PXE VLAN network and configure DHCP service with an appropriate IP address range.
On the Physical Accounts page, click Bare Metal Agents.
On the Add Bare Metal Agent Appliance screen complete the following fields:
What to do next
Configure the DHCP Server for Bare Metal Agent.