A vulnerability in the webbased management interface of cisco integrated management controller imc supervisor, cisco ucs director, and cisco ucs director express for big data. In previous versions of ucs director the naviseccli tool was included with the appliance. Ucs director follows the successful operating model in ucs manager and ucs central, where subject matter experts define policies that are consumed when resources are deployed. A vulnerability in the webbased gui of cisco ucs director could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary workflow items with just an enduser profile. Cisco ucs director beyond a simple tool robert porter july 21, 2015 in the last post, we looked at what ucs director is and how it can be used to automate common tasks within data. Cisco intersight implementing our open iaas ecosystem. Cisco unified computing system documentation roadmaps. December17,2015 americas headquarters cisco systems, inc. Multiple vulnerabilities in the rest api of cisco ucs director and cisco ucs director express for big data may allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication or conduct directory traversal attacks on an affected device. Polycom uc software and supporting documentation are available for the following latest releases. Ciscos compelling vision for the data center includes ucs. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enabling developer mode for hisher user profile.
Aug 27, 2014 aside from to provisioning automation ucs director also has extensive management, monitoring and selfservice provisioning of physical and virtual servers. I already reported on the status of ucs and the roadmap back at the univention summit in january. Cisco ucs director virtual machine information disclosure. Cisco ucs director documentation roadmap 16sep2016.
Cisco ucs manager software and bseries server hardware documentation roadmap. Cisco puts ucs director on death row, to be replaced by cloudy intersight the borg assimilates the infrastructureascode message by simon sharwood 22 sep 2017 at 02. Covid19 response support remote workers using teams. Release notes hitachi storage connector for cisco ucs director. The compatibility matrix for older firmware versions will now show under s series. Ucs director expands policy scope beyond the core ucs elements to include all the resources necessary to host applications including microsoft, oracle, sap, big data. Cisco integrated management controller supervisor, cisco. In this article ill go through the actual install of the ucs director. After youve changed the password, youll need to relogin to the ucs director portal. Cisco ucs director custom task getting started guide. Ucs central is a top level monitoring and management app. Dec 04, 2015 if youve used ucs director workflows with zenoss software, or used another orchestration package for the same purpose, id like to hear from you.
Whether for vblock or flexpod, for ucs or multivendor heterogeneous environments, for aci or traditional networking fabric, ucs director. In this example, we are using a workflow that can will provision a new datastore. Cisco ucs director express for big data documentation roadmap 06nov2015. Feb 25, 2014 ucs director follows the successful operating model in ucs manager and ucs central, where subject matter experts define policies that are consumed when resources are deployed. A vulnerability in the rolebased resource checking functionality of the cisco unified computing system ucs director could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to view unauthorized information for any virtual machine in the ucs director. Ucs manager provides the control of specific datacenters, clusters, or fabrics and would be used for system setups and the day to day mangement tasks. Sep 22, 2017 cisco puts ucs director on death row, to be replaced by cloudy intersight the borg assimilates the infrastructureascode message by simon sharwood 22 sep 2017 at 02.
Cisco integrated management controller supervisor and cisco. In this article ill go through the actual install of the ucs director appliance on vmware. Cisco ucs director open automation developer guide, release 5. This evolution will take time to implement, but we have started the process by introducing a ucs director. Cisco ucs director 6 is a cloud management platform that can deploy virtual machines and services across vsphere, kvm, hyperv and aws endpoints.
Multiple vulnerabilities in cisco ucs director and cisco. To find a document online, click one of the links in this roadmap. Oct 11, 2016 once youre logged in, the default password should be changed and ucs director will prompt you to change this. Fabric interconnects the ucs 6200, 6300, 6400 series fabric interconnects expand the ucs networking portfolio and offer higher capacity, higher port density, and lower power. Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. Cisco ucs director api integration and customization guide, release 5. The products are marketed for scalability by integrating many components of a data center that can be managed as a single unit.
Cisco ucs manager v ucs director solutions experts exchange. The software under the covers that enables this is called nashorn. Cisco ucs bseries blade servers vmware installation guide. Cisco ucs director express for big data documentation roadmap.
Use it as a reference for supported hardware and software. Related documentation the documentation set for the cisco unified compu ting system ucs cseries rackmount servers is described in the roadmap document at the following link. Microsoft teams admin documentation microsoft teams. Cisco ucs director api integration and customization guide. Drop me a note, tell me about what youve done, and let me know what i can share. These releases provide support for new hardware platforms, security vulnerability fixes, additional accessories, and more. May 16, 2014 customers around the world from the u. Cisco ucs director some links below may open a new browser window to display the document you selected.
Polycom uc software support center polycom support. As i wrote before, ucs director is a powerful platform for you to manage and orchestrate infrastructures from vmware, hyperv, kvm, to the public clouds like amazon, azure. Ucs director will manage the orchestration, lifecycle and governance of virtual machines deployed through it and can also help in the automatic provisioning of hardware resources. Cisco ucs director support documentation and software. Cisco ucs director open automation developer guide. This document describes and provides links to the user documentation available for cisco ucs director. November03,2015 americas headquarters cisco systems, inc. Please note that the documentation on the kubam website hasnt been updated yet to reflect this. Ucs director remains a strategic foundation for ciscos private cloud infrastructure as a service iaas. Community site map cisco community technology and support.
Dec 02, 2014 naviseccli is the only way to manage vnx block from the command line as there isnt an api or ssh capability for vnx block management. Cisco ucs director open automation getting started guide. Whether for vblock or flexpod, for ucs or multivendor heterogeneous environments, for aci or traditional networking fabric, ucs director provides a unified infrastructure automation solution for your data center. The vulnerability is due to improper rolebased access control rbac after the developer menu is enabled in cisco ucs director. Cisco is pleased to announce the release of ucs manager 4. Ucs director allows admins to manage and automate all parts of the infrastructure stack from underlying emc and netapp storage to a vm running on microsoft hyperv or vmware vsphere and of course cisco ucs and nexus components.
Cisco ucs director privilege escalation vulnerability. Cisco ucs director custom task getting started guide, release 5. Cisco ucs director acts as the orchestra conductor for it operations. Cisco ucs central software support documentation and software. Sep 16, 2016 this document describes and provides links to the user documentation available for cisco ucs director. Here is are a couple of tables copied from the install guide features list cisco ucs director. Hitachi storage agent powered by metro requirements vmware esxi 5. Radical streamlining of infrastructure provisioning and management from weeks to minutes. The compatibility matrix provides interoperability information for cisco ucs director express for big data configurations that have been tested and validated by cisco, by cisco partners, or both. In part 1 i went over the features and capabilities of cisco ucs director. Cisco ucs director information disclosure vulnerability. Cisco ucs c210 server installation and service guide.
The cisco unified computing system ucs is a data center server computer product line composed of computing hardware, virtualization support, switching fabric, and management software introduced in 2009 by cisco systems. The software helps ensure that infrastructure layers are synchronized, optimized, and available on demand. Sep 19, 2014 learn how ciscos new cartridgebased blade system ucs mini and its ucs director s expanded role as a data center management tool help the company stand out amongst competitors. Cisco is creating a path forward to allow customers to transition to cisco intersight. Documentation of univention products ucs and ucc univention. Ucsde ucs director implementation essentials training. November05,2015 americas headquarters cisco systems, inc. Cisco launches new ucs servers, hybrid cloud management software. The flasharray ucs director adapter helps automate flashstack deployments. Latest polycom uc software release polycom support. Hitachi storage connector for cisco ucs director release notes. For more information about these vulnerabilities, see the details section of this advisory. December17,2015 americas headquarters cisco systems.
Ucs director is a centralized management solution that enables it departments to experience the full benefits of their converged infrastructure investment by continuing to reduce total cost of ownership tco and save staff time with transparent unified management for the industrys leading converged infrastructure solutions. Cisco demonstrates the potential of the intersight restful openapi ecosystem, introducing new intentbased automation functionality and a connector that supports a third party system. Cisco ucs director beyond a simple tool robert porter july 21, 2015 in the last post, we looked at what ucs director is and how it can be used to automate common tasks within data centres, as well as provide infrastructure configuration, reporting and provisioning. Cisco ucs director open automation getting started guide, release 5. Customers using onprem enterprise software like ucs director traditionally go through a delayed patch and upgrade process. During the last few months, i worked a lot with cisco ucs director on daily basis. Pure storage flasharray adapter for cisco ucs director overview.
Cisco ucs director team is pleased to announce the support for ibm storwize v7000 unified, san volum. A vulnerability in the webbased management interface of cisco ucs director could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to download system log files from an affected device. Oct, 2016 cisco ucs director 6 is a cloud management platform that can deploy virtual machines and services across vsphere, kvm, hyperv and aws endpoints. Cisco ucs bseries servers documentation roadmap links to most of the documentation associated with the bseries platform.197 425 524 355 442 1307 164 1193 878 1361 1070 1062 99 678 307 892 1297 1038 378 525 727 993 1488 885 514 451 1041 795 1261 643 262 83