DCUCAI, Administering Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System with Intersight is a 3-day instructor-led course. In this Cisco UCS server training course, you will become experienced with the administration and troubleshooting of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series and C-Series servers including using Cisco Intersight for UCS management. This custom-built Cisco UCS training class was developed by NterOne using the best lessons from all available Cisco server courses to maximize the learning experience for individuals who want to focus on day-to-day administration using Cisco UCS Manager or Intersight as the primary interface. Using real-world scenarios and examples, this Cisco training course will explore all the components of the UCS B-Series and C-Series solutions from a day-


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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
Understand the B-Series and C-Series product line similarities and differences
Describe the Intersight support for C-Series standalone and UCS managed architectures
Describe Cisco Intersight and how it can be used to manage UCS and Hyperflex
Understand the process for upgrading B-Series and C-Series Firmware with UCSM and Intersight
Administering service profiles, pools, and policies with UCSM and Intersight
Understanding RBAC with Active Directory integration
Administering backup and restores in UCS Manager
Learn and discuss the various management tools for Cisco UCS including Intersight
Perform basic troubleshooting of B-Series and C-Series in normal operations with UCSM and Intersight
Describe how to get started with Intersight programmability

  • Module 1- UCS Infrastructure Components with Intersight

  • Cisco UCS Product Line, Use Cases, and Components
    Introducing Cisco Intersight
    Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers

  • Module 2- Administering Cisco UCS with Intersight

  • Managing Virtual Resources
    Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
    Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
    Creating Identity and Resource Pools
    Creating Service Profiles
    Creating Service Profile Templates and Cloning Service Profiles
    Managing Service Profiles
    Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
    Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation
    Backing Up & Restoring the Cisco UCS Manager Database
    Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware

  • Module 3- Administering UCS Management Tools with Intersight

  • Describing Cisco UCS User Interfaces
    Exploring Intersight User Interfaces
    Describing Cisco UCS Management Framework & Features
    Describing Cisco UCS Hyperflex
    Getting Started with Intersight Programmability

  • Lab Outline-

  • Labs are designed to assure learners a whole practical experience, through the following practical activities-
    Connecting to the Lab Environment
    Explore the Cisco UCS GUI and CLI Environment
    Explore the Cisco Intersight Dashboard and claim devices
    Create Users, Groups, Roles and Organizations in Intersight
    Provision Identity and Resource Pools in UCSM
    Provision Mobile Service Profiles from Updating Templates
    Backup and Restore Cisco UCS Manager Database Objects
    Configure Logging in Cisco Intersight
    Create LAN and SAN Network Policies in Intersight
    Build a Server Profile and deploy to a UCS blade from Intersight
    Using Intersight to upgrade Firmware
    Install an OS from Intersight
    Using Rest API to Query UCSM Objects in Intersight


The primary audience for this course is Systems Administrators and Engineers, Technical Solutions Architects, Systems Integrators, Channel Partners, and Value-Added Resellers.




The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows: Basic knowledge of Cisco routing and switching Basic knowledge of Cisco Unified Computing Systems Basic knowledge of servers and storage Familiarity with Cisco UCS and Hyperflex


Length: 4.0 days (32 hours)


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