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B.3. Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)

UCS from Cisco is a data center platform that unites compute, network, storage access, and virtualization resources. This driver focuses on the power management for bare metal systems connected to the UCS.
Set this option to pxe_ucs.
pm_user, pm_password
The UCS username and password.
The IP address of the UCS interface.
The UCS service profile to use. Usually takes the format of org-root/ls-[service_profile_name]. For example:
"pm_service_profile": "org-root/ls-Nova-1"

Additional Notes

  • Edit the /etc/ironic/ironic.conf file and add pxe_ucs to the enabled_drivers option to enable this driver.
  • The director also requires an additional set of utilities for UCS. Install the python-UcsSdk package and restart the openstack-ironic-conductor service:
    $ sudo yum install python-UcsSdk
    $ sudo systemctl restart openstack-ironic-conductor.service