Cisco UCS – BIOS policy recommendations

Workload type Windows Server 2012 (or higher) VMware host (VSI) VMware host (db-cluster) VDI Basic settings Reboot on BIOS Settings change Enabled Enabled Enabled Enabled Serial port A Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled Quiet Boot Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled Post Error Pause Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled Front Panel Lockout Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled Consistent Device...

Cisco UCS – BIOS settings – part 3

Processor – basic options Execute Disabled Bit: This option will prevent malicious code from bufferflow attacks by classifying memory areas were code can be executed. Depending on the support of  operating system you should Enable this option. Direct Cache Access: This option allows data from I/O devices to be placed directly in the processor cache increasing...