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UCS Manager – Create Sub-Organization – Server Pools – UUID Suffix

Cisoc UCS’s Multi-tenancy method  allows you to divide up the large physical infrastructure of an instance into logical entities known as organizations.So that you can isolate between the organizations logically without having the dedicated infra for each environment.  Creating a sub-organization is optional, for granularity and organizational purposes and are meant to contain servers/pools/policies of different functions. In  this article ,we will see that how to create a sub-organization , Server pools and creating the UUID suffix  pool .

Creating the Sub-Organization:

1. Login to UCS Manager  (GUI)

2. To create a sub-organization, right-click any “root” directory and select “Create Organization”. Specify the name of the organization and any necessary descriptions and select “OK”.

Navigate to LAN – > Pools – > root .

Create Sub-org
Create Sub-org

 

3. Enter the organization name and add the valid description.

Enter Sub-org Name
Enter Sub-org Name

 

Here you can see the sub-organization has been successfully created.

Status
Status

 

4. You can see the new sub-organization hierarchy like below.

Create Sub-org
Sub-org is ready

 

Creating the Server pool:

A server pool contains a set of servers which has the same characteristics. The characteristics might be either location , configuration or  local storage. Servers can be manually assigned to the server pool or using the policy , we can automatically assign to the specific server pool.  Here we will see that how to create the server pool and assign the blades manually to it.

1. Login to UCS GUI .

2.  Navigate to Servers – > Pools – > Server Pools .

Create a  Server pool
Create a Server pool

 

2. Right-Click “Server Pools” and select “Create Server Pool”.

Create a  Server pool
Create a Server pool

 

3. Enter the Pool a name  and add the valid description.

Enter the server Pool Name
Enter the server Pool Name

 

4. Select the servers that should be part of the pool.

Select the servers
Select the servers

 

5. Click “>>” to move the selected servers to pool.

Select the servers
Select the servers

 

Once you have click on “Finish” , you can see that new server pool will be created successfully.

Server pool created
Server pool created

 

6. You can see that two blades are part of the ESXi-server pool.

Create a  Server pool
Create a Server pool

 

 

Create a new UUID Suffix  pool:

A UUID suffix pool is a collection of SMBIOS UUIDs that are available to be assigned to the blades. A UUID suffix pool ensures that these variable values are unique for each blades associated with a service profile which uses that particular pool to avoid conflicts.

1. Login to UCS Manager .

2. Navigate to “Servers ” Tab  and select “Pools”  and expand the sub-organization “ESXi-Pool” which we have created.

Create UUID
Create UUID

 

3. Right click the “UUID Suffix pools”.

Create UUID
Create UUID

 

4. Enter the UUID suffix pool name and provide the valid description.

Create UUID
Create UUID Pool

 

5. Click on “Add” to create the new UUID suffix.

Create UUID Pool
Create UUID Pool

 

Enter the starting “UUID suffixes” and size.

create UUID Pool
create UUID Pool

 

6. Click Finish to complete the UUID suffixes pool creation.

create UUID
create UUID

 

create UUID
create UUID

 

7. Once the UUID suffix pool is created, you can see like below.

create UUID
create UUID

 

Hope this article is informative to you .  Many more to come on Cisco UCS.

 

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  1. really useful….

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