Using real-world scenarios and examples, this course will explore all of the components of the UCS B-Series and C-Series solutions from a day to day administrative point of view.


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Learning Objectives

- Understand the B-Series and C-Series product line similarities and differences
- Describe the C-Series standalone and UCS managed architectures
- Understand the process for upgrading B-Series and C-Series Firmware
- Administering service profiles, pools, and policies
- Understanding RBAC with Active Directory integration
- Administering backup and restores in UCS Manager
- Learn and discuss the various management tools for Cisco UCS
- Perform basic troubleshooting of B-Series and C-Series in normal operations

  • UCS Infrastructure Components

  • Cisco UCS Servers and Components
    Exploring Cisco UCS User Interfaces
    Cisco UCS Management Framework and Features

  • Administering Cisco C-Series Servers

  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
    Cisco UCS C-Series Integrated Management Controller
    Provisioning Monitoring and Logging on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server
    Provisioning Cisco UCS C-Series Server Integration in UCS Manager
    Updating Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware with the Host Upgrade Utility
    Troubleshooting C-Series Standalone and UCS Managed Environments

  • Administering Cisco B-Series Servers

  • RBAC, Organizations, and Active Directory Integration
    Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
    Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
    Creating Identity and Resource Pools
    Creating Service Profiles
    Creating Templates and Cloning Service Profiles
    Managing Service Profiles
    Operating System Installation Options
    Backing Up and Restoring UCSM Database
    Upgrading UCS B-Series Firmware
    Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
    Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation

  • UCS Management Tools

  • UCS Management Tool Overview
    Integrating UCS Manager with UCS Central
    Managing UCS Using the Cisco UCS PowerTool


Systems Administrators and Engineers, Technical Solutions Architects, Systems Integrators, Channel Partners, Value-Added Resellers will benefit from this course.




Basic knowledge of Cisco routing and switching; Basic knowledge of Cisco Unified Computing Systems; Basic knowledge of servers and storage


Length: 4.0 days (32 hours)


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