Using UCS PowerTool To Set SNMP Configuration

Time for more UCS Scripting! This time to enable SNMP. The script is pretty straightforward, but nice to have to easily set up SNMP across multiple UCS domains.

Pre-Requsites

Preparing to Execute the Script

The script is pretty straight forward, just need to define a few variables seen below and then you execute the script. I will walk you through the process.

#Define Variables
$cred = Get-Credential
$domains = "ucs01.lab.local","ucs02.lab.local"
$Descr = "SNMP config for UCS"
$AdminState = "enabled"
$SysContact = "[email protected]"
$SysLocation = "US"
$Community = "public"

#Cycles through each UCS setting values
Foreach ($ucs in $domains) {
  Connect-UCS $ucs -Credential $cred
  $servers = Get-UCSRackUnit
  Foreach ($server in $servers) {
    Set-UcsSnmp -Descr $Descr -AdminState $AdminState -SysContact  $SysContact -SysLocation $SysLocation -Community $Community -force
  }
  Disconnect-UCS
}

Execute the Script

  • Run .\Set-UcsSnmpConfiguration.ps1

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