Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training v3.0

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


Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training v3.0 Course Description

The Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training v3.0 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 Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training v3.0 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 Training v3.0 course also addresses relevant additional features added by Version 2.1 Cisco UCS Software Release.

Customize It:

With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

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.

Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training v3.0 (DCUCS)Related Courses:

Duration: 5 days

Skilled Gained:

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

Course Content:

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 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

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