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Cisco UCS KVM The Virtual Media program will close

Cisco UCS KVM The Virtual Media program will close

I was trying to mount ISO image on Cisco UCS KVM ,when I clicked on Virtual Media tab I got the following Error .ucskvm

I googled it and got solution remove all the java version and install 32 bit java .I tried lower version of java . Java version  7 update 25  (jre-7u25-windows-i586)  worked for me . I was able to map the iso images .I was using UCS version 2.1 (3a).

Cisco UCS Boot from SAN Windows 2008 Installation Error 0x80300001

Cisco UCS Boot from SAN Windows 2008 Installation Error 0x80300001

Windows is unable to install to the selected location. Error:0x80300001

Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computers’s hardware may not support booting to this disk. Ensure that the disk’s controller is enable in the computer’s BIOS menu.

This is a common Error while installing Windows 2008 server on Cisco UCS Blade Boot from SAN.  Continue reading Cisco UCS Boot from SAN Windows 2008 Installation Error 0x80300001

No free port is available in DVportgroup VMware ESXi with Nexus 1000v

No free port is available in DVportgroup VMware ESXi with Nexus 1000v

When you are creating  new virtual machine and trying to add network adapter to the network VLAN and getting error no ports are available . it is because on your  nexus switch vlan port profile has  max-ports: 32  is configured.

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  • Cannot add a virtual machine to the DVPortGroup in the vSphere Client
  • Adding a virtual machine to the DVPortGroup in the vSphere Client fails
  • You see the error:The resource vim.dvs.DistributedVirtualPort is not available in vim.dvs.DistributedVirtualPortgroupPortGroupName
    No free port is available in DVportgroup PortGroupName

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Tracing of MAC Addresses in UCS with Nexus 1000V

Tracing of MAC Addresses in UCS with Nexus 1000V

This document describes how to trace MAC addresses of a virtual machine (VM) and VMkernel (VMK) interface at these network levels:

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) 6248 Fabric Interconnect (FI)
VMware ESXi host
Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/servers-unified-computing/unified-computing-system/116277-maintain-mc-ucs-00.html

Cisco UCS HW and SW Interoperability

UCS HW and SW Interoperability

This form provides interoperability information for Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) components and configurations that have been tested and validated by Cisco, by Cisco partners, or both. Use this form as a reference for supported hardware and software.

http://www.cisco.com/web/techdoc/ucs/interoperability/matrix/matrix.html

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