Name: UltimateUCSBuild.ps1

Author: Matthew Oswalt

Created: 6/10/2013

Current Version: v0.2 (ALPHA)

Revision Date: 6/18/2013

Description:

–THIS SCRIPT IS VERY NEW, EXPECT FREQUENT CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS–

A script that starts with a completely blank UCS system and configures it to completion.

This version of the script is very non-modular and static, but that will change in future versions.

My long-term vision for this script is to be simple, yet powerful. I want it to have the ability to provision lots of stuff very quickly, with minimal code changes. As it stands, this script can configure a UCS system completely from scratch (after the initial configuration like management IP adddresses, etc), in under a minute and a half.

**Download Link **- https://github.com/Mierdin/UltimateUCSBuilder

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RELEASE NOTES
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v0.2 (ALPHA) - Cleaned up a lot of stuff, made the script a little easier to read. 
Changes:
--Automated the creation of the Host Firmware Package, but right now it is a blank policy. 
  Still needs to be manually configured if it is to do anything of value.
--Added comments

v0.1 (ALPHA)
My goal with this version was to define a workflow first, 
then in later versions, make it more efficient on a module-by-module basis.
Features:
--Populates VLAN/VSAN databases
--Performs all configuration in a sub-organization, to allow for multi-tenancy right out of the gate
--Creates all MAC/WWPN/WWNN/UUID/Server Pools
--Creates most commonly-used policies
--Creates vNIC and vHBA Templates (updating)
--Creates Service Profile Templates that use the vNIC and vHBA Templates for simplicity (updating)
--Spawns a few SPs per SPT as a final configuration step

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Matt Oswalt

Matt Oswalt is an all-around technology nerd, currently focusing on networking, software development, and everything in between. He is at his happiest in front of a keyboard, next to a brewing kettle, or wielding his silo-smashing sledgehammer. He spends his days diving deep into the intersection of networking and software, and likes to blog about his experiences when he comes up for air. You can follow him on Twitter or LinkedIN.