Under the Cisco UCS Kimono

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If you have ever wanted a sneaky peak under the UCS Kimono (GUI) then this posts for you.

The goal of this post is to clarify the end-to-end path from a Cisco UCS vNIC through the UCS Infrastructure to the point we egress from the Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects.

Having this information and being able to check utilization and statistics of all virtual and physical interfaces within the Cisco UCS environment will save you allot of time and give you a much better understanding of how all the elements tie together.

This post builds on from a previous post “Understanding UCS VIF Paths” where we used a combination of the GUI and CLI to establish the end-to-end traffic path used by a vNIC/vHBA. In this post we exclusively use the CLI, so if you haven’t done so already perhaps worth checking the previous post out first.

http://ucsguru.com/2012/05/18/understanding-ucs-vif-paths/

Anyway I was troubleshooting…

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About Amir Safayan

I live with my family in beautiful Colorado. We have a basset / beagle named Cisco. We board / ski, ride dirtbikes, RV and enjoy living in the Western US. I've done R/S, security, wireless, IPT and am now focused on virtualization technologies on the High Touch Team for Shoregroup.com, a large Cisco reseller.
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