Chapter 4. Describing UCS Manager Concepts

This chapter presents some of the basic concepts of UCS Manager including pools, policies, profiles, RBAC, and support for multiple user groups.

Pools, Policies, and Profiles

In this section, we discuss the building blocks for server deployment in UCS.

UCS Resources

UCS Manager manages all the resources inside a UCS environment. These resources include

LAN connectivity: MAC addresses, VLANs, server and uplink ports, and management IP addresses

SAN connectivity: WWNs, VSANs, and uplink ports

Server configuration: Virtual NICs, virtual HBAs, boot order, and firmware versions

Resource Pools

Resource pools enable common physical and logical resources to be grouped together. This grouping enables ...

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