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 in Tech Preview under the codename "Starship" and available to anyone with a cisco.com ID and devices capable of connecting to the Starship Service.  Be sure to read more on Cisco Intersight - Cisco


Currently Supported Devices


Accessing Devices from Starship

  • Once you have a device ready for connection, visit https://ucs-starship.com to sign in with your cisco.com ID
  • After signing in, select "Create an account" and follow the online guided help to complete device claiming and account creation.
  • Note that the "Device ID" requested when claiming a device from the Starship Portal will be the Serial Number or similarly named field shown on the Starship Management page of the device.  The "Claim Code" is the Security Code shown on the device:

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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 page
    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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UCS Starship Service Status, Feedback, and Troubleshooting

  • To check overall status of the UCS Starship Service, visit https://status.ucs-starship.com
  • There are a few options for providing product feedback (including defect reports):
    1. From Starship, 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 Starship).
    3. Send an e-mail to the address provided at the top of the Feedback Form.


Demo Overview and Additional Information

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