LXCAPSTool

2.4.0.8

Lenovo XClarity Administrator PowerShell tool

The LXCAPSTool cmdlets use REST APIs that are provided for Lenovo XClarity Administrator to enable you to automate functions such as:
- Logging in to Lenovo XClarity Administrator;
- Collecting inventory data to support the management of chassis and servers (endpoints);
- Deploying an operating system image to one or
Lenovo XClarity Administrator PowerShell tool

The LXCAPSTool cmdlets use REST APIs that are provided for Lenovo XClarity Administrator to enable you to automate functions such as:
- Logging in to Lenovo XClarity Administrator;
- Collecting inventory data to support the management of chassis and servers (endpoints);
- Deploying an operating system image to one or more endpoints;
- Configuring endpoints through the use of Configuration Patterns;
- Applying firmware update to endpoint;
- Managing user accounts;
- Monitoring events;

Lenovo XClarity Administrator is a centralized, resource-management solution that is aimed at reducing complexity, speeding response, and enhancing the availability of Lenovo server systems and solutions. It runs as a virtual appliance that you can use to manage Flex System chassis and System x rack servers in a secure environment.
Get more detail information from:
https://sysmgt.lenovofiles.com/help/topic/com.lenovo.systems.management.common.nav.doc/ic-homepage.html?cp=0

Lenovo XClarity Administrator REST APIs used in this module:
https://sysmgt.lenovofiles.com/help/topic/com.lenovo.lxca_restapis.doc/rest_apis.html?cp=1_21_3

Minimum PowerShell version

3.0

Installation Options

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Install-Module -Name LXCAPSTool

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Author(s)

Lenovo Corporation

Copyright

Copyright (c) Lenovo. All rights reserved.

Owners

Tags

LXCA LXCAPSTool XClarity

Dependencies

This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

Released v2.4.0.8 (Apr. 22, 2019)

This LXCAPSTool version supports the following Lenovo XClarity Administrator versions:
   - 2.0.0, 2.1.0, 2.2.0, 2.4.0

New features and bug fixes:
   - Import-LXCAUpdatePackage cmdlet: added WaitForJob parameter with two possible values: ToStart and ToEnd.
   - Install-LXCAUpdateManagementServer cmdlet: added WaitForJob parameter with two possible values: ToStart and ToEnd.
   - Get-LXCAConfigProfile cmdlet: add ComplianceStatus field to the returned object.
   - New-LXCADeployTask cmdlet: provide the possibility to install ESXi with an unattended file.
   - Add-LXCAManagedDevice cmdlet:
       Parameter ChassisRecoveryPassword was declared obsolete for a time; is time to retire the parameter.
       To facilitate the replacement of the -ChassisRecoveryPassword with -RecoveryPassword in existing scripts, -ChassisRecoveryPassword is still available for the cmdlet.
       Any attempt to use this parameter, will terminate the Add-LXCAManagedDevice cmdlet.
   - Get-LXCADeployableServer cmdlet:  AvaliableImages field in returned object is declared as obsolete and is replaced with AvailableImages.
   - Return same error for all cmdlets that are executed while no connection to LXCA is available.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.4.0.8 (current version) 51 4/24/2019
1.1.0 565 4/6/2016
1.0.1 231 9/24/2015