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Supported hardware

The following hardware components are supported in UCP Advisor 2.0.

UCP Converged Infrastructure Appliance

  • Compute : Up to 128 - Hitachi Advanced Server DS120 (1U, 2 socket)
  • Ethernet Switch: Cisco Nexus 93180YC-EX/93180LC-EX/3048 switches
  • Fibre Channel Switch: Brocade G620 switches
  • Storage: VSP G/F 1500, VSP Gx00 and VSP Fx00 models

UCP Hyperconverged Appliance

  • D52B-1U - V120F (All-Flash)

UCP HC Op2

  • D51B (VSAN)

The following table shows the hardware that is supported by UCP Advisor:

UCP CI (Skylake) UCP HC (Skylake) UCP 2000 (Broadwell) UCP HC (Broadwell) UCP RS (Broadwell)
Server DS120 (D52B-1U1N) v120F (D52B-1U1N) T41S-2U4N (a.k.a. Sino)

v210/F (D51B-2U1N, Nitro)

v240/F (T41S-2U4N, Sino)

v210/F (D51B-2U1N, Nitro)
Network Ethernet

Cisco 93180YC

Cisco 93180LC

(Optional)

Cisco 93180YC

Cisco 93180LC

Brocade 6740/6940 (Optional)

Brocade 6740/6940

Cisco 9372PX

Cisco 9332PQ

FC Brocade G620 N/A (vSAN) Brocade 6505/6510 N/A (vSAN) N/A (vSAN)
Management Cisco 3048 (Optional) Cisco 3048 Brocade 7450 (Optional) Brocade 7450 Quanta T1048 LB9
Storage

VSP G200

VPS G/F400

VPS G/F600

VPS G/F800

VSP G/F1500

N/A (vSAN)

VSP G200

VPS G/F400

VPS G/F600

VPS G/F800

N/A (vSAN) N/A (vSAN)

The following table shows the features that are supported by UCP Advisor for each type of hardware platform:

UCP CI (Skylake) UCP HC (Skylake) UCP 2000 (Broadwell) UCP HC (Broadwell) UCP RS (Broadwell)
Server Inventory YES YES YES YES YES
Provisioning YES YES YES (*1) YES (*1) YES (*1)(*2)
Firmware Update YES YES NO NO NO
Ethernet Inventory YES YES YES YES NO
Provisioning YES YES NO NO NO
Firmware Update YES YES NO NO NO
FC Inventory YES N/A (vSAN) YES N/A (vSAN) N/A (vSAN)
Provisioning YES N/A (vSAN) NO N/A (vSAN) N/A (vSAN)
Firmware Update YES N/A (vSAN) NO N/A (vSAN) N/A (vSAN)
Storage Inventory YES YES (vSAN) YES YES (vSAN) YES (vSAN) (*3)
Provisioning YES NO (vSAN) YES NO (vSAN) NO (vSAN)
  • (*1) Server Provisioning supported for Broadwell): Server LID, Power Control, Boot Options, and Deploy ESXi host to datacenter/cluster, Replace ESXi host in vCenter (only same source and target firmware version). When replacing an ESXi host, the source and target firmware versions must be the same.
  • (*2) "Deploy ESXi host to datacenter/cluster" and "Replace ESXi host in vCenter " are managed by VCF.
  • (*3) vSAN info for primary vCSA workload domain hosts and onboard. No vSAN info is provided for non-primary vCSA workload domains.