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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCT)

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Course Content

This course is designed to provide system engineers and implementers with the knowledge and hands-on experience to properly troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers operating in standalone and integrated modes. You will dive deep, gaining hands-on experience with proper configuration procedures, and becoming familiar with common troubleshooting scenarios and recommended solutions.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center designers, data center administrators, and system engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center engineers and managers

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the Cisco UCS B-series architecture, installation, and configuration, and the process and tools for determining related issues
  • Describe troubleshooting processes on the standalone Cisco UCS C-Series deployments
  • Describe the valid Cisco UCS C-Series integrated architecture and the process of determining issues related to integration of Cisco UCS C-Series server with Cisco UCS Manager

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Detailed Course Outline

1: Cisco UCS B-Series Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Architecture and Initialization
    • Identify Cisco UCS System Architecture
    • Cisco Troubleshooting Methodology
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS System Initialization
    • Gathering Information with Embedded Tools
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Hardware Discovery
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
    • Understand Cisco UCS System Configuration
    • Understand Cisco UCS Server Deployment Configuration
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Server Deployment
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Management Configuration
    • Cisco UCS System Password Recovery
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation
    • Cisco UCS System Power Management
    • Troubleshoot UCS Manager Remote Access
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series Server Boot
    • Troubleshoot Operating System Software Drivers
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
    • Understand Cisco UCS B-Series LAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series LAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Redundant Connectivity
    • Understand Cisco UCS B-Series SAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series SAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series SAN Boot
    • Use SPAN for Troubleshooting
    • Verify Packet Flow
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS Integration with Virtualization Platform
  • Troubleshooting and Upgrading Cisco UCS Manager
    • Identify Firmware Packaging
    • Plan Cisco UCS Firmware Installation
    • Determine Firmware Levels on Cisco UCS Components
    • Perform the Firmware Upgrade Process
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware
    • Identify Defective Hardware
    • Troubleshoot Memory
2: Cisco UCS C-Series Troubleshooting
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Architecture and Configuration
    • Identify Cisco UCS C-Series Architecture
    • Understand Cisco UCS C-Series Configuration
    • Troubleshoot the Cisco UCS C-Series Initialization
    • Cisco UCS C-Series Password Recovery
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Hardware and Firmware
    • Identify the Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware
    • Cisco Host Upgrade Utility
    • Perform the Firmware Upgrade Process
    • Troubleshoot the Cisco UCS C-Series Boot
    • Troubleshoot Memory
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series LAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series SAN Connectivity
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series SAN Boot
  • Troubleshooting Locally Attached Storage
    • Identify Cisco UCS C-Series Server RAID Options
    • Cisco UCS C-Series RAID Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server Local Storage
  • Troubleshooting Operating System-Related Issues
    • Identify Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Operating System Specifics
    • Troubleshoot Operating System Deployment on Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
3: Cisco UCS C-Series Integration Troubleshooting
  • Integrating Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager
    • Cisco UCS C-Series Integration Architecture
    • Cisco UCS C-Series to Cisco UCS Manager Integration
    • Verify Cisco UCS C-Series Integration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager Integration
    • Troubleshoot FEX Deployment for Integrated Cisco UCS C-Series Server
    • Troubleshoot Integrated Cisco UCS C-Series Server
Course Labs
  • Lab 1-1: Cisco UCS Network Baseline Documentation
  • Lab 1-2: Cisco UCS Management and Service Profile Deployment
  • Lab 1-3: Troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series Server Boot from SAN
  • Lab 1-4: Troubleshoot LAN Connectivity: Part 1
  • Lab 1-5: Troubleshoot LAN Connectivity: Part 2
  • Lab 1-6: Troubleshoot Failover Connectivity: Part 1
  • Lab 1-7: Troubleshoot Failover Connectivity: Part 2
  • Lab 2-1: Troubleshoot Cisco UCS C-Series Server Boot from SAN
  • Lab 2-2: Troubleshoot Network Connectivity
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,995
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 30 CLC
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Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,995
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 30 CLC
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