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Change Service Profile Template from initial to updating in Cisco UCS

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.

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Cisco HyperFlex Study Notes (Part 2)

This post is my personal technical note for Cisco HyperFlex Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal learning.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

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The note is the second part of the whole note. The first post is per the below link:

Cisco HyperFlex Study Notes (Part 1)

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Cisco HyperFlex Study Notes (Part 1)

This post is my personal technical note for Cisco HyperFlex Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal learning.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

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The note is based on Cisco HX Data Platform Release version 3.5. Some figures in this post are referenced from Cisco public documents.

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Cisco MDS Fabric Merge Failure Case

We had ran a MDS fabric merge recently between MDS9509 and MDS9148 and met below two errors during the merging process. These errors could be avoided by configuring the correct setting which is detailed as below:

 

  • Domain ID Configuration

Error Message: %FCDOMAIN-2-EPORT_ISOLATED: %$VSAN 10%$ Isolation of interface port-channel10 (reason: configured domain ID is different from runtime domain ID)

From the log information, it is clear stated that the Domain ID is mis-matched between running-config and local switch configuration. One of the major reasons is the “fcdomain restart” command is not executed after setting the Domain ID. The “fcdomain restart” command basically applies your changes to the runtime settings and align the configured ID and running ID.

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