Just a quick note on Cisco UCS vMedia.
If you have configured a remote CD/DVD from a remote ISO and UCS manager is showing the image is ‘mounted’ but your server is still stuck in a PXE/Netboot loop…
It may be helpful to know that your regular boot order policy in your service profile doesn’t apply here.
AKA. If you have ‘CD/DVD’ in your Boot Order.
This still wont automatically boot into a vMedia CD/DVD.
You’ll need to F6 from the KVM console on server boot, there you will see an option for booting from CIMC vMedia DVD.
This will get you where you need to be!
Also. For those that don’t know. You can check the status of your vMedia mount under Equipment > Server > Inventory > CIMC.
Scroll down and you’ll see something like below.