When configuring HyperFlex cluster, each HyperFlex cluster is required to register to a VMware vCenter server. For customer with multiple HyperFlex clusters and vCenter servers, VMware enhanced linked mode could be considered to reduce the management effort.
This post is to high light a few points when configuring Cisco HyperFlex with VMware vCenter enhanced linked mode.
I recently performed an NetApp FAS storage aggregate expansion. The aggregate to be expanded is configured with Advanced Drive Partitioning (ADP) feature, and each physical disk is sliced into Root-Data-Data partitions.
I recently worked for a task to enable the AD user authentication for NetApp FAS storage system. This is to allow the authorized AD user to access SSH and OnCommand System Manager. The below method is tested on ONTAP 9.3.
When performing the vRealize Automation configuration, there will be some settings need to be configured, like Business group, reservation, blueprint, catalog and etc. This post is to help you to organize and understand these concepts in a different view.
In Cisco UCS system, one of the important configuration is service profile template type, choosing from “initial template” or “updating template”. Updating service profile template provide the ability to update the binded service profile when template itself is updated.
In some user cases, the service profile template is created as an “initial template” initially. But the user want to change it from “initial” to “updating” at a later stage. Unfortunately, there is no direct conversion option in UCS, this post is to provide an alternative way to achieve this.