Cisco UCS – configure policies

Set Policies:
Network control policies (enable CDP)
  • LAB tab -> Policies -> root -> sub-organizations -> network control policies
    • Create network control policy
    • Enable CDP
Bios Policy:
  • Servers tab -> Policies -> root -> sub-organizations -> Bios Policies
  • Create bios policies
    • Mostly setting cpu settings
Host Firmware:
  • Servers tab -> Policies -> root -> sub-organizations -> Host Firmware Packages
  • Create host firmware package
    • Set simple and only blade package version.
Local disk configuration:
  • Servers tab -> Policies -> root -> sub-organizations -> Local disk config policies
    • Create local disk configuration policy
      • This is to setup SD card
        • Disable protect configuration
        • Enable flexflash state
        • Enable flexflash RAID reporting state
      • For SAN boot
        • Set mode to No local storage
Maintenance policy:
  • Servers tab -> Policies -> root -> sub-organizations -> maintenance policies
    • Create Maintenance Policy
Boot policy:

  • Servers tab -> Policies -> root -> sub-organizations -> boot policies
    • Create boot policy
      • Expand local devices and add to boot order
        • Start with Local CD, then remote virtual drive then SD card

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