Home>>Tutorials>>Fabric Interconnect Recovery Procedure
Tutorials

Fabric Interconnect Recovery Procedure

Recovering Fabric Interconnects When You Do Not Have Working Images on The Fabric Interconnect or The Bootflash:

1- Configure the interface to receive the kickstart image through TFTP:

  1. Enter the local IP address and subnet mask for the system at the loader> prompt, and press Enter .Example:loader> set ip 10.104.105.136 255.255.255.0
  2. Specify the IP address of the default gateway.Example:loader> set gw 10.104.105.1
  3. Boot the kickstart image file from the required server.Example:loader> boot tftp://10.104.105.22/tftpboot/Images.3.0.2/ucs-6300-k9-kickstart.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin

2- Configure the management interface:

  1. Change to configuration mode and configure the IP address of the mgmt0 interface .Example:switch(boot)# config t switch(boot)(config)# interface mgmt0
  2. Enter the ip address command to configure the local IP address and the subnet mask for the system.Example:switch(boot)(config-if)# ip address 10.104.105.136 255.255.255.0
  3. Enter the no shutdown command to enable the mgmt0 interface on the system.Example:switch(boot)(config-if)# no shutdown
  4. Enter the ip default-gateway command to configure the IP address of the default gateway.Example:switch(boot)(config-if)# exit switch(boot)(config)# ip default-gateway 10.104.105.1


3- Copy the kickstart, system, and Cisco UCS Manager management images from the TFTP server to the boot flash:

switch(boot)# copy scp://<username>@10.104.105.22/tftpboot/Images.3.0.2/ucs-6300-k9-kickstart.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin bootflash://

switch(boot)# copy scp://<username>@10.104.105.22/tftpboot/Images.3.0.2/ucs-6300-k9-system.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin bootflash://

switch(boot)# copy scp://<username>@10.104.105.22/tftpboot/Images.3.0.2/ucs-manager-k9.3.0.2d56.bin bootflash:// 




4- Install the Files:

Boot from the kickstart image.

  • Load the kickstart image:
loader> dir
nuova-sim-mgmt-nsg.0.1.0.001.bin
ucs-6300-k9-kickstart.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin
ucs-6300-k9-system.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin
ucs-manager-k9.3.02d56.bin
loader> boot ucs-6300-k9-kickstart.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin
switch(boot)#
  • Load the system image.

The Basic System Configuration Dialog wizard appears after the system image is completely loaded. Use this wizard to configure the fabric interconnect.

switch(boot)# load ucs-6300-k9-system.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin
Uncompressing system image: bootflash:/ucs-6300-k9-system.5.0.2.N1.3.02d56.bin

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Learn Duty
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x