Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS v1.0) Training

Level: Intermediate

The Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) v1.0 shows you how to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) B-series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series, and S-Series rack servers for use in data centres. You will learn how to implement management and orchestration software for Cisco UCS. You will gain hands-on practise on: configuring key features of Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Director, and Cisco UCS Manager; implementing UCS management software including Cisco UCS Director, Cisco UCS Manager, and Cisco Intersight; and more.

Key Features of this DCCUCS Training:

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  • Authorised Cisco CCSI instructor
  • Eligible for Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) redemption
  • Attend in-class, online or bring the course to your facility
  • Expansive course catalogue to go deeper into Cisco or broaden you skills beyond

You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe and implement Fibre Channel, zoning, and NPV features on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement FCoE on Cisco UCS
  • Describe Cisco UCS policies for service profiles
  • Describe Cisco Adapter FEX and Single Root I/O Virtualisation
  • Describe and implement RBAC on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement external authentication providers on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement key management on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS Director
  • Describe and implement Cisco Intersight
  • Describe the scripting options for Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager

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Note: This course runs for 3 Days

  • 5 - 7 Jan 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM GMT London / Online (WebEx) London / Online (WebEx) Reserve Your Seat

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DCCUCS Course Information

  • Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • General knowledge of servers
    • Routing and switching knowledge
    • Storage area networking knowledge
    • Server virtualisation knowledge
  • Who Should Attend this Course

    • Server administrators
    • Network engineers
    • Systems engineers
    • Consulting systems engineers
    • Technical solutions architects
    • Network administrators
    • Storage administrators
    • Network managers
    • Cisco integrators and partners

DCCUCS Course Outline

  • Implementing Fibre Channel on Cisco UCS

    • Fibre Channel Port Channel Functionality
    • Purpose of Zoning
    • Cisco NPV and Fibre Channel Switching Mode
  • Implementing FCoE on Cisco UCS

    • FCoE Topologies
    • FCoE Initialization Protocol
    • FCoE Communication
    • Cisco Data Centre Bridging
    • SAN Boot Requirements
  • Describing Cisco UCS Policies for Service Profiles

    • Storage Policies
    • BIOS Policies
    • Boot Policy
    • IPMI Policies
    • Scrub Policies
    • Maintenance Policies
  • Describing Cisco Adapter FEX and Single Root I/O Virtualisation

    • Cisco FEX Overview
    • Cisco Adapter FEX
    • Single Root I/O Virtualisation
  • Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS

    • RBAC in Cisco UCS
    • Users, Roles, and Privileges
    • Functions of Organisations and Locales
    • Effective Rights of a User
  • Implementing External Authentication Providers

    • Options for External Authentication Providers
  • Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager

    • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager

    • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Implementing Cisco UCS Director

    • Cisco UCS Director Overview
    • Install Cisco UCS Director
    • Virtual and Physical Accounts
    • Policies, Virtual Data Centres, and Catalogues
    • Self-Service Portal
    • Cisco UCS Director with VMware
    • Managing VMs
    • Compute Management with Cisco UCS Director
    • Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Implementing Cisco Intersight

    • Cisco Intersight Overview
    • Key Features of Cisco Intersight
  • Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS

    • Cisco UCS Manager XML API
    • Cisco UCS Management Information Tree
    • Managed Object Browser
    • Cisco UCS Manager PowerTool
    • Cisco UCS Python SDK
  • Implementing Monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager

    • Logging Sources in Cisco UCS Manager
    • Port Monitoring Capabilities of Cisco UCS Manager
    • SNMP Security Ramifications
    • Cisco UCS Manager Call Home Feature
    • Describe the Cisco UCS Manager Call Home feature
  • Lab Outline

    • Configure Pod-Specific Device Aliases
    • Configure Zoning
    • Configure VSANs in Cisco UCS Manager
    • Configure Unified Ports on Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects
    • Install and Boot VMware ESXi on Cisco UCS from the FCoE LUN
    • Configure RBAC
    • Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users via OpenLDAP
    • Configure a Trusted Point and Key Ring in Cisco UCS Manager
    • Install Cisco UCS Director
    • Configure Cisco UCS Director
    • Discover Infrastructure with Cisco UCS Director
    • Examine the Cisco UCS Director GUI
    • Design Services in Cisco UCS Director
    • Configure Cisco UCS with Cisco Intersight
    • Configure Cisco UCS Manager Using Scripting
    • Implement Syslog and Call Home

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DCCUCS FAQs

  • How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this CCNP Data Center course?

    During your checkout of the course, make sure to select Credits & Vouchers within the payment method. Highlight and click CLC and enter the sales order number that you were issued by Cisco.

  • Does this course help me achieve a Cisco Certification?

    No, but we do offer a vast amount of course options where you can achieve a Cisco certification.

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