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Configuring Data Center Unified Computing (v3.0) (DCUCS)

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Course Content

The Configuring Data Center Unified Computing course is a instructor-led training course designed to familiarize data center engineers, architects and Cisco partners with the Cisco UCS B-series and C-series products. This course prepares individuals for implementing and maintaining Cisco UCS hardware with a strong emphasis on best practices. You will identify, configure, and troubleshoot features in Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers and C-Series Rack-Mount Servers in a virtualized data center environment. The Configuring Data Center Unified Computing course also addresses relevant additional features added by Version 2.1 Cisco UCS Software Release.

Who should attend

This section specifies the primary and secondary target audiences of this course by job roles and notes the relevance to each job role. Overall this course is primarily aimed at customer network engineers and administrators responsible for configuration of product features. Server administrators working with hypervisor networking are also included in the target audience for this course.

  • The primary audience includes data center engineers, data center administrators, and system engineers.
  • The secondary audience includes data center managers, network engineers, and consulting system engineers.
  • The tertiary audience includes data center architects, network managers, and program and project managers.

Prerequisites

The knowledge a learner should have to successfully complete this course are as follows :

  • General knowledge of servers
  • Routing and switching knowledge
  • Storage area networking knowledge
  • Server virtualization knowledge.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to describe the following objectives:

  • Cisco UCS architecture
  • Cisco UCS LAN connectivity configuration
  • Cisco UCS B-Series SAN connectivity configuration
  • How to configure and manage the servers within Cisco UCS
  • How to configure Cisco UCS virtualization
  • How to configure Cisco UCS administration
  • Cisco UCS C-Series features

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Outline: Configuring Data Center Unified Computing (v3.0) (DCUCS)

Module 1: Cisco UCS Architecture
  • Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server Hardware Components
  • Describing Cisco UCS User Interfaces
  • Configuring Cisco UCS B-Series Physical Connectivity and High Availability
  • Using RBAC and Organizations
Module 2: Cisco UCS LAN Connectivity
  • Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
  • Configuring LAN Identity and Resource Pools
  • Configuring Compute Node LAN Policies
Module 3: Cisco UCS SAN Connectivity
  • Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
  • Configuring Advanced Compute Node SAN Connectivity
  • Configuring SAN Identity and Resource Pools
Module 4: Configuring Cisco UCS B-Series Servers
  • Configuring Server Identity and Resource Pools
  • Configuring Server Policies
  • Configuring Templates and Service Profiles
  • Managing Service Profiles
  • Configuring Logical Service Profiles that Boot from iSCSI
Module 5: Configuring Cisco UCS Virtualization
  • Configuring Cisco UCS VM-FEX
  • Configuring Cisco UCS SR-IOV
  • Configuring Cisco UCS VM-FEX Integration for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Configuring the Cisco UCS VM-FEX for KVM SR-IOV
Module 6: Cisco UCS Administration
  • Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco UCS Manager Database
  • Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware
  • Using Cisco UCS Management Tools
Module 7: Cisco UCS C-Series Features
  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
  • Describing Cisco USC C-Series Server Connectivity Options
  • Using Cisco UCS C-Series IMC Discovery
  • Upgrading Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware
Lab


Lab 1-1: Initial Cisco UCS Configuration
Lab 1-2: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
Lab 1-3: Configure RBAC
Lab 2-1: Configure System Related Policies and Uplink Port Properties
Lab 2-2: Configure LAN Related Pools and Policies
Lab 3-1: Configure SAN Connectivity
Lab 3-2: Configure SAN Identity Pools and Templates
Lab 4-1: Configure Server-Related Features and Renaming a Service Profile
Lab 4-2: Configure a Service Profile that Boots from iSCSI LUN
Lab 5-1: Configure VM-FEX Passthrough Switching
Lab 6-1: Back Up and Import the System Configuration
Lab 7-1: Configure Server Settings with the Integrated Management Controller GUI

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 4,495
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 45 CLC
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Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 4,495
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 45 CLC
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