Create pools to maximize Cisco UCS blades’ stateless computing features

‘ve written about Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers in my three previous articles. I covered how to rack and stack themmake sense of the Cisco UCS Manager software, and configure ports for the environment.

In this article I focus on getting various pools created so you can create service templates and get your blade servers running. If you haven’t already cabled your UCS environment or configured ports, I suggest going back to the articles I’ve recently written orreading the Cisco UCS documentation.

There are several pools you’ll want to create so you can better take advantage of the stateless computing concepts offered by Cisco UCS. I’ll start with the UUID pool. The UUID is a number that identifies a particular server. Each server will be assigned a UUID.

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