Revision history

Date Document revision Description of changes
January 2019 1.14 Added support for Dell EMC Unity Osprey.
December 2018 1.13 Added support for VxBlock Central.
August 2018 1.12 Added AMP-3S support.
July 2018 1.11
Updated the following sections to include Cisco B480 M5 blade server:
  • Configuring service profile templates
  • Adding vNICs to the service profiles
  • Configuring service profile templates for Disjoint Layer 2
June 2018 1.10 Changed the following sections to reflect Data Reduction:
  1. Allocating block storage
  2. Creating a file system
February 2018 1.9

Added support for VMware ELM 6.5 upgrade.

Adding a VLAN to a service template - updated steps.

October 2017 1.8 Added a section for configuring VMware Enhanced Linked Mode (vSphere 6.5U1).

ELM dependencies and limitations - updated statement regarding Vision Intelligent Operations.

October 2017 1.7 Added and updated topics for VMware vSphere 6.5.

Updated the following topics:

  • Starting Cisco UCS Manager - added UCS Manager 3.x changes.
  • Upgrading the Cisco UCS C2x0 Server - split into two topics CIMC 2.x firmware and CIMC 3.x.

Deleted the topic Backing up network devices running Cisco IOS software - Nexus switches do not run IOS so this topic was not required. Refer to the topic Backing up network devices running Cisco NX-OS software.

Adding a VLAN to a service profile template - removed step 4.

September 2017 1.6

Added a section containing guidance for configuring VMware Enhanced Linked Mode.

September 2017 1.5

Updated to support Dell EMC Unity All-Flash 350F, 450F, 550F, and 650F storage arrays for VxBlock System 350.

August 2017 1.4 Made updates related to IPv6.
June 2017 1.3 Added the following section to the document:

Managing VMware NSX with VPLEX on VxBlock Systems

February 2017 1.2

Added a note about how to determine whether an NX-OS upgrade might need to be done in two stages rather than the usual one.

Changes for Cisco Falcon software

Added support for IPv6.

December 2016 1.1 Removed VLAN 118 from topics.
October 2016 1.0 Initial version