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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 5

In this blog post, we will finally work our way up to what I’ve tried to accomplish with a combination of PowerShell, Cisco UCS Director’s northbound APIs, and the concept of parallel processing with workflows in UCS Director. The Assumptions … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 4

In this blog post, we will be going over some advanced use cases of PowerShell with Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent.  We will go over a scenario in which we need multiple bits of data returned from a … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 1

If you’ve installed Cisco UCS Director before, you know that there exists a small component that can be installed onto a Windows device that allows for remote execution of PowerShell scripts.  These scripts can be harnessed and used in ways … Continue reading

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Using Invoke-WebRequest with the Cisco PowerShell Agent

I’ve had a major initiative at the Day Job to overhaul some of our existing Cisco UCS Director workflows and try to squeeze more efficiency and reduce the potential critical stopping points in them, as we’ve continued to evolve our … Continue reading

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Evolving APIs

One of the things that’s interesting to watch in our industry is evolution.  We see companies evolving everything about themselves.  Typically, we see companies do this with their technical designs or with their marketing messages.  Personally, I’ve been paying attention … Continue reading

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Resolving UCS Director’s Issues with Associating UCS Central Global Service Profiles to UCS C-Series

Forgive the long winded title, but I really struggled on how to put all of that information up there. First and foremost, let’s describe the program I ran into while trying to associate a Global Service Profile (I’ll refer to … Continue reading

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The continued adventures of UCS Central in UCS Director!

It’s now been roughly 15 months since I first started working with Cisco UCS Director.  While I love what the product brings to the table, there are times where it just frustrates me like no end.  My current point in … Continue reading

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