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.
pm_type
Set this option to pxe_ucs.
pm_user, pm_password
The UCS username and password.
pm_addr
The IP address of the UCS interface.
pm_service_profile
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