Advanced UCS Management

Under this section you are briefly introduced to the programmatic nature of the Cisco UCS Manager. We discuss two methods of accessing the Cisco UCS Manager via its XML APIs, programmatically. As examples in this section, you will see the XML code that creates a VLAN in the LAN tab, LAN cloud under object VLANs, and obtaining an inventory via the goUCS automation toolkit. Then, you will see how a backup operation is invoked programmatically via the Python SDK method.

Cisco UCS Manager XML API

The Cisco UCS Manager XML API communicates over http/https with a standard request/response cycle. The XML schema for Cisco UCS Manager is published and readily available to the general public (see the reference section for the Cisco ...

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