By popular demand! UCS plugins for vCenter Web Client and Orchestrator

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By popular demand! UCS plugins for vCenter Web Client and Orchestrator

  1. 1. 1© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1 By popular demand! UCS plugins for vCenter Web Client and Orchestrator John Kennedy, TME, Cisco Co-Sponsored by Intel®
  2. 2. 2© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public First plugin…Cisco UCS plugin for vSphere Web Client  Cisco UCS plugin for vSphere Web Client is available in beta now!  Use the new vSphere web client to manage your UCS systems.  Map ESXi server to Service Profile  Launch the KVM right from vSphere  Available in beta now. http://developer.cisco.com/web/unifiedcomputing/vm ware
  3. 3. 3© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public On another note…
  4. 4. 4© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public On another note…
  5. 5. On another note… 5© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public
  6. 6. On another note… 6© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public
  7. 7. 7© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public
  8. 8. 8© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public
  9. 9. 9© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public
  10. 10. 10© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public
  11. 11. 11© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public Do you use Orchestrator?  vCenter Orchestrator is a Workflow Engine, with Workflows to orchestrate most vSphere operations.  Uses “plugins” to gain access to API’s for other systems.  About 12% of vSphere customers use vCenter Orchestrator*  Used to be hard to set up. They fixed that.  Used to be a separate UI. They fixed that.  Has always been drag and drop, with some scripting. They kept that.
  12. 12. 12© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public What does this have to do with Cisco?  Orchestrator uses plugins to access other systems.  A Cisco UCS plugin is in development, with beta available shortly.  Customers will be able to orchestrate operations on UCS without the need of PowerShell scripts.
  13. 13. 13© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public What does this have to do with Cisco?  Orchestrator uses plugins to access other systems.  A Cisco UCS plugin is in development, with beta available shortly.  Customers will be able to orchestrate operations on UCS without the need of PowerShell scripts.
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  15. 15. One possible example: Upgrade firmware Workflow Steps: For all the servers in the Cluster: Put server in maintenance mode (vCenter plugin) Clone Service Profile Template Set new Firmware policy on new Template Disconnect Service Profile from original Template Connect Service Profile to new Template (UCS plugin) Wait for firmware upgrade completion Bring server out of maintenance mode Get Next Server… 15© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public
  16. 16. 16© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public Results All servers have firmware upgraded No application downtime Human intervention minimal
  17. 17. 17© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public Summary  New UCS plugin for VMware Orchestrator  New UCS plugin for VMware Web Client
  18. 18. 18© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public Where can I get it?  It’s not available yet…  …so write to johnken@cisco.com or robarlow@cisco.com  When it is available, it will be found on http://developer.cisco.com
  19. 19. 19© 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Presentation_ID Cisco Public Questions?
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