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How to locate a hardware_tag on a HCI ESXi Node in vCenter

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Applies to

  • NetApp Element Software 11.3 and above
  • SolidFire AFA
  • NetApp HCI
  • VMware vCenter Server
  • Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) on NetApp compute nodes

Description

When adding HCI ESXi compute node to an HCI cluster via the SWAGGER UI (https://<mnode_ip>/inventory), you will need to add the BMC hardware_tag  in order to perform firmware upgrades on that node in the future.

 

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