Configure XClarity Administrator for a specific Best Recipe

One of the main tasks handled by XClarity Administrator in a ThinkAgile SXM solution is to provide a simple way to manage firmware updates on the Azure Stack Hub scale unit nodes. Firmware updates must be imported into XClarity Administrator before they can be applied to any managed system. Since the Azure Stack Hub nodes must run firmware versions according to specific firmware Best Recipes, the appropriate firmware update packages for each published Best Recipe are provided in a single directory.

Once XClarity Administrator has been prepared for a given Best Recipe, firmware updating can take place at any time that is convenient.

Preparing XClarity Administrator to manage firmware updates requires these main activities: