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Implementing Cisco UCS Solutions by Prasenjit Sarkar, Farhan Ahmed Nadeem

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A walkthrough of the service profile creation – expert mode

As we discussed at the beginning of this chapter, there are three methods to create a service profile. The quickest method is to create a basic service profile using a single configuration page. This method, however, does not make use of advanced UCS features such as policies and templates and therefore, a basic profile is not recommended for production servers. For production environments, it is recommended to use the expert mode creation method for service profiles that leverages advance UCS features, and provides a detailed identity to the servers where this service profile is applied. It is highly recommended to create service profile templates using the expert mode so that, in the ...

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