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

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

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Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCS) 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.

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCS) v3.0 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.

Related Courses:

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Training (DCUFD) v5.0
Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Training (DCICN)

Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCS) – Objectives:

Upon completing this Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCS) v3.0 course, learners will be able to meet these 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

Configuring Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCS) v3.0 – Course Syllabus:

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

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