Unable to deploy HPE SimpliVity 3.7.4 and higher on Cisco UCS, Dell and Lenovo

While deploying a fresh image of HPE SimpliVity on a Cisco UCS machine, I came across a problem where the HPE SimpliVity Deployment Manager was not able to recognize the IP address of the machine as OmniStack host.

This article explains the cause and how to fix it.

Update: This article is valid for Lenovo SystemX, Cisco UCS and Dell OmniCube. All non-HPE hardware is requiring an alternate approach to deployment after factory reset.

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