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Implementing Cisco UCS Solutions by Prasenjit Sarkar, Farhan Ahmed Nadeem

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Global configuration policies

Most of the policy configurations are assigned to the servers by assigning those policies to service profiles associated with physical servers. There are a few global configuration policies for UCS infrastructure that are not assigned to servers but are necessary for proper functioning of all the components.

These policies include the following:

  • Chassis/FEX Discovery Policy
  • Power Policy
  • MAC Address Table Aging
  • DNS Server
  • Time Zone Management
  • SNMP

These policies are configured under various Navigation pane tabs. We will now look into the configuration of each of these policies.

Chassis/FEX Discovery Policy

This is the first policy needed to be configured so that the UCS chassis is detected by the UCSM software. It has been highlighted ...

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