Cisco Intersight: Cloud Based Management of UCS and HyperFlex

Cisco Intersight Overview

 

This document provides an overview of the Cisco Intersight Service which can be used for cloud based management of UCS devices including HyperFlex, UCS Manager domains, and standalone UCS C-Series Servers.  The Intersight service is currently available to anyone with a cisco.com ID and devices capable of connecting to the Intersight Service.  Be sure to read more on Cisco Intersight - Cisco


Also be sure to visit the main Intersight Communities space for detailed overviews and discussion forums: Intersight


Demo Overview and Additional Information

  • Be sure to watch the video demo of account creation and other management operations that can be performed from Cisco Intersight!


Currently Supported Devices


Accessing Devices from Intersight

  • Once you have a device ready for connection, visit https://intersight.com to sign in with your cisco.com ID
  • After signing in, select "Create an account" and provide a Device ID and Claim Code from a UCS or HyperFlex device.
  • Note that the "Device ID" and "Claim Code" requested when claiming a device will need to be captured from the device in the menus mentioned above.  Here is an example screen shot:

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Deleting (Unclaiming) a Device

  • The following steps can be used to remove a device from an account:
    1. Navigate to the Devices menu in Intersight
    2. Select the device (or multiple devices) using the checkbox to the left of the device Name
    3. Click the delete icon Screen Shot 2017-09-29 at 1.17.38 PM.png at the top left of the devices table and confirm to remove the device:

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Intersight Service Status, Feedback, and Troubleshooting

  • Visit https://intersight.com/help/ to access help documentation and user guides.
  • To check overall status of the Intersight Service, visit https://status.intersight.com
  • There are a few options for providing product feedback (including defect reports):
    1. From Intersight, navigate to the help menu Screen Shot 2017-08-15 at 1.11.43 PM.png and select Screen Shot 2017-08-15 at 1.12.16 PM.png
    2. Directly access the Feedback Form (useful if you are unable to login to Intersight).
    3. Send an e-mail to the address provided at the top of the Feedback Form.