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Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)

( Duration: 3 Days )

This Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) training course teaches 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 centers. You will learn how to implement, manage and orchestrate software for Cisco UCS. You will gain hands-on practice 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.

By attending Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) workshop, delegates will learn 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 Virtualization
  • 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

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

The Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) class is ideal for:

  • Server administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Network administrators
  • Storage administrators
  • Network managers

COURSE AGENDA

1

Implementing Fibre Channel on Cisco UCS

  • Fibre Channel Port Channel Functionality
  • Purpose of Zoning
  • Cisco NPV and Fibre Channel Switching Mode
2

Implementing FCoE on Cisco UCS

  • FCoE Topologies
  • FCoE Initialization Protocol
  • FCoE Communication
  • Cisco Data Center Bridging
  • SAN Boot Requirements
3

Describing Cisco UCS Policies for Service Profiles

  • Storage Policies
  • BIOS Policies
  • Boot Policy
  • IPMI Policies
  • Scrub Policies
  • Maintenance Policies
4

Describing Cisco Adapter FEX and Single Root I/O Virtualization

  • Cisco FEX Overview
  • Cisco Adapter FEX
  • Single Root I/O Virtualization
5

Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS

  • RBAC in Cisco UCS
  • Users, Roles, and Privileges
  • Functions of Organizations and Locales
  • Effective Rights of a User
6

Implementing External Authentication Providers

  • Options for External Authentication Providers
7

Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager

  • Public Key Infrastructure
8

Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager

  • Public Key Infrastructure
9

Implementing Cisco UCS Director

  • Cisco UCS Director Overview
  • Install Cisco UCS Director
  • Virtual and Physical Accounts
  • Policies, Virtual Data Centers, and Catalogs
  • Self-Service Portal
  • Cisco UCS Director with VMware
  • Managing VMs
  • Compute Management with Cisco UCS Director
  • Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
10

Implementing Cisco Intersight

  • Cisco Intersight Overview
  • Key Features of Cisco Intersight
11

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
12

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

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