Cisco UCS

Find Temperature of CPU on Cisco s3260

December 4, 2020 Jordansphere Cisco UCS

Problem I got an alert on a Cisco S-Series that CPU #1 and the rear temp was high in Zabbix (over 65c). There were no alerts via the CIMC GUI These temperatures did not match the sensors located in the GUI so i needed to track down where the values were actually coming from.   Solution SSH […]


Reset and Configure Cisco Fabric Interconnect

January 27, 2020 Jordansphere Cisco UCS

Here are the steps to reset a Fabric Interconnect pair and set them up from scratch. Step 1 – Reset Fabric Interconnects to factory defaults Erase configuration on both Fabric A and Fabric B:   old-swfi01-A# connect local-mgmt Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software TAC support: Copyright (c) 2009, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights […]


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Adding vNICs in UCS Causes vmnic Reorder in ESXi 6.5

October 3, 2018 Jordansphere Cisco UCS

Problem I added two new vNics to UCS. When I rebooted I realised there was something wrong. One of my iSCSI paths was down and one of the new vmnics wasnt working at all.   Troubleshooting After much investigation it appeared that the NICS in the ESXI had been re-ordered. Looking at the UCS I […]


Telnet from Cisco UCS

September 1, 2017 Jordansphere Cisco UCS

Problem: Ciscco UCS was not backing up the configuration via SFTP. I wanted to check I could connect to the backup server from the UCS on port 22 (SSH)   Resolution: Execute the following commands using your desired SSH Client. I have used Putty in this example. 1) SSH to the Cisco UCS and enter […]


Backing Up Cisco UCS

August 9, 2017 Jordansphere Cisco UCS

Pre-requisites: You will need an FTP, TFTP, SCP or SFTP target. In this example I have created an SFTP destination on a CentOS 7 server. To schedule a backup of a Cisco UCS configuration simply log into the UCS Manager:   Select Admin on the left hand side frame -> Policy Backup & Export -> Fill […]


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