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Using CLI to update many server profiles in HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager

Some of you already know that working with the HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager may be simply tedious. The web-based GUI and unwieldy database make you find HP VCEM rather slow and hardly responsive. Of course HP VCEM provides some advantages, which compensate many drawbacks. For example you can define a new VLAN and assign it to existing shared uplink in a specific Virtual Connect module and such change will be automatically replicated to all Virtual Connect modules in the same domain group. You would love such feature if you had 30 C7000 chassis and 240 BL685c blade servers in a single Virtual Connect domain group. Nevertheless there are some management operations which take a lot of time. Read the rest of this entry »

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