Announcing the release of Cisco UCS Director 5.1

Blog Post created by rekkrish on Oct 6, 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of Cisco UCS Director version 5.1.

Key drivers for Cisco UCS Director 5.1 software:

  • Intent to reduce the application deployment time and improve rapid delivery of services on converged infrastructure on Cisco innovative ACI.
  • Improve the customer adoption rate by reducing the UCSD initial setup and configuration time. 

Our customers, partners and Cisco internal team members have tested and provided valuable feedback through a formal Early Field Trial (EFT) program.  As a result, we are delighted to announce the following new features in Cisco UCS Director 5.1 software:

  • Platform enhancements: Resource Groups (for ACI only), Activities, Tagging Library
  • Support for Cisco APIC appliance with 1.0(1e)
  • Support for APIC Application Containers
  • Whiptail/Invicta account related changes
  • REST API changes
  • VCE Vision Intelligence Operation version 2.5
  • Introduction of Guided Setup Wizards – System Setup Wizard, Device Discovery Wizard, vDC Setup Wizard, FlexPod Setup Wizard
  • Support for two personalities during install – Cisco UCS Director and Cisco UCS Director Express for Big Data


Links to download this release are as follows:


Relevant documentation for Cisco UCSD 5.1 release can be accessed as follows:


Cisco UCS Director Team