Cisco UCS Auto-discovery

Setting up the Discovery

Cisco UCS auto discovery MENU

Go to Tools > Auto-Discovery > Cisco UCS Manager to add/manage UCS Manager(s). You can add a UCS Manager discovery job by entering an IP or FQDN and username and password. Device42 will poll for chassis, blades and service profile information. You can click on run now to run immediately or schedule it to run at certain times:

Create new Cisco UCS discovery job

Device and Chassis Names

If an existing device is not found for the chassis or the blade(based on the serial #), Device42 will add a new device. The Name is derived from the DN and the serial # of the device, whether it is a chassis or a blade.

Service Profiles

Service Profiles

Navigate to Datacenter > UCS Service Profiles to see the discovered service profiles. Service profiles show the DN, name and device association. You can search from the service profile list page and the search box on the dashboard.

Scheduling

Scheduling

You can schedule the auto-discovery to run on a recurring basis. Specifically, you can choose to have it run on certain days of the week and at a specific time each day.