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Getting Stated With Cisco UCS Platform Emulator Version 3.2(3ePE1)

Are you a Cisco UCS user? Do you want to be a Cisco UCS user? Either way, the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator, also known as the Cisco UCS Emulator, is the tool you need to have in your arsenal. It allows users to get experience with and manipulate Cisco UCS Manager configurations without every making …

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Introducing New Practical Features in the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator 3.1(2ePE1)

If you have ever worked with Cisco UCS, or are thinking about bringing it into your environment, the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator is a true asset.  The UCS Platform Emulator has recently been updated to a new version, version 3.1(2ePE1).  This article talks about this version, and you can find a complete tutorial on how …

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Changing Fabric Interconnect Models on the UCS Platform Emulator

When we talked about Setup and Use of the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator, we discussed how to modify the virtual hardware we see in UCS Manager.  If you are looking to change the Fabric Interconnect models, things are done a little differently.  Let’s take a look at this process. Disclaimer: This process requires a reboot. …

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Tips and Tricks for Using the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator

While the Cisco Unified Computing System Platform Emulator (also called UCS Platform Emulator or UCSPE) is a great tool for familiarizing yourself with the Cisco Unified Computing System, it is important to understand what does, and does not work in UCS Platform Emulator.  In addition, I’ve come up with some general guidance in order to make …

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Updating Your Cisco UCS Platform Emulator

When Cisco releases an update to the Cisco UCS Emulator, you may want to move your configuration to the newer version.  While many times the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator can be used for quick testing and verification, there are some cases where you may have a fairly detailed configuration you wish to migrate to the …

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Updates to the UCS Platform Emulator 3.1(2bPE1)

The latest and greatest version of Cisco’s UCS Platform Emulator is version 3.1(2bPE1), which was released at the end of September 2016. This version brings some new enhancements to the UCS Platform Emulator. Before we examine those enhancements, let’s take a look on how to stay up to date with the UCS Platform Emulator. The …

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