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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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Cisco UCS Manager 3.1(3a) New Features

Recently, Cisco UCS Manager 3.1(3a) was released, bringing a new slew of supported hardware and software features to our beloved Fabric Interconnects!  Let’s take a look at what some of my favorites are, and why. New Hardware Support in Cisco UCS Manager 3.1(3a) Let’s start with the Cisco UCS Manager 3.1(3a) new hardware support.  With UCS …

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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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