Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2

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Course Overview:

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 – Hands-on

The Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course is on deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series Blade Servers and UCS C-Series Rack Servers for use in data centers.

The extensively hands-on Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course covers configuring and managing Cisco UCS servers using unified I/O networking for LAN and SAN connectivity, virtualizing server hardware identifiers to enable rapid recovery of server operating system images, implementing automation for Cisco UCS, configuring fault tolerance, implementing role-based access control (RBAC), backing up and restoring system configurations, and using the monitoring and troubleshooting tools in Cisco UCS Manager and Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC).

You’ll master the professional-level skills and technologies needed to implement Cisco data center unified computing infrastructure, including unified computing implementation maintenance and operations, automation, security and storage.

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Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) – Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) – Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course:

• Network Designer
• Network Administrator
• Network Engineer
• Systems Engineer
• Consulting Systems Engineer
• Technical Solutions Architect
• Cisco Integrators/Partners

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) – Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course are as follows:

You should have attended the following classes or obtained equivalent level of knowledge:

• Understanding of server system design and architecture
• Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
• Familiarity with SANs
• Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
• Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center Architecture
• Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)
DCICN – Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v6.2
DCICT – Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.2
ICND1 v3.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1
ICND2 v3.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2
• CCNAX v3.0 – CCNA Routing and Switching Boot Camp

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) -Objectives:

Upon completing this Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) v6.2 course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe Cisco UCS server form factors
• Describe Cisco UCS connectivity
• Configure identity abstraction
• Configure service profile templates
• Implement iSCSI
• Implement Fibre Channel port channels
• Implement FCoE
• Implement role-based access control (RBAC)
• Implement external authentication providers
• Implementing key management
• Implement Cisco UCS firmware updates
• Implement Cisco UCS backups
• Implement monitoring
• Deploy Cisco UCS Central and use it to add a Cisco UCS Manager domain, manage resources centrally, and create all required pools and templates to deploy a service profile.
• Implement Cisco UCS Director and Cisco Integrated Management Controller (Cisco IMC) Supervisor
• Compare scripting options for Cisco UCS Manager

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training (DCUCI) – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Cisco Unified Computing System Implementation

Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Form Factors
Lesson 2: Describing Cisco UCS Connectivity
Lesson 3: Configuring Identity Abstraction
Lesson 4: Configuring Service Profile Templates

Module 2: SAN Storage Implementation for Cisco Unified Computing System

Lesson 1: Implementing iSCSI
Lesson 2: Implementing Fibre Channel
Lesson 3: Implementing FCoE

Module 3: Security Implementation for Cisco Unified Computing System

Lesson 1: Implementing Role-Based Access Control
Lesson 2: Implementing External Authentication Providers
Lesson 3: Implementing Key Management

Module 4: Operations and Maintenance for Cisco Unified Computing System

Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco UCS Firmware Updates
Lesson 2: Implementing Cisco UCS Backups
Lesson 3: Implementing Monitoring

Module 5: Cisco Unified Computing System Automation

Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco UCS Central
Lesson 2: Implementing Cisco UCS Director and Cisco IMC Supervisor
Lesson 3: Comparing Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Training v6.2 (DCUCI) – LABS:

Lab 1: Provision Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Cluster
Lab 2: Configure Server and Uplink Ports
Lab 3: Configure VLANs
Lab 4: Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Hardware Identities
Lab 5: Configure Basic Identity Pools
Lab 6: Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Pools
Lab 7: Configure a Service Profile Template
Lab 8: Configure an iSCSI Service Profile
Lab 9: Configure Pod-Specific Device Aliases
Lab 10: Configure Zoning
Lab 11: Configure VSANs in Cisco UCS Manager
Lab 12: Configure Unified Ports on Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects
Lab 13: Install and Boot VMware ESXi on Cisco UCS C-Series Servers from SAN LUN
Lab 14: Install and Boot VMware ESXi on Cisco UCS B-Series Servers from SAN LUN
Lab 15: Configure Organizations and Locales
Lab 16: Configure Job-Specific Roles
Lab 17: Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users with Microsoft Active Directory
Lab 18: Configure a Trusted Point and Key Ring in Cisco UCS Manager
Lab 19: Perform Backup and Restore Activities
Lab 20: Implement Syslog
Lab 21: Deploy and Use Cisco UCS Central
Lab 22: Deploy and Use Cisco IMC Supervisor
Lab 23: Configure Cisco UCS Manager with XML API and Cisco UCS PowerTools

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