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Cisco Prime Infrastructure – SFTP Repository

A quick guide on how to backup your Prime Infrastructure Server to a remote SFTP repository. As of default, defaultRepo, the backup is placed locally on the appliance disk. For obvious reasons, this is not feasible in a production environment. The web interface, found under “Administration > Background Tasks > Other Background Tasks > Prime […]

Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.0 virtual appliance boot loop

An issue I came across was a virtual appliance stuck in a boot loop after the VMware environment lost its power. The console output was giving off the following text prior to rebooting: Warning: pci_mmcfg_init marking 256MB space uncacheable sda: assuming drive cache: write through sda: assuming drive cache: write through Reading all physical volumes. […]