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