Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)

Price
$3,695.00 USD

Duration
3 Days

Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) Eligible

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

The Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) v1.0 shows you how 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 management and orchestration 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. This course can be used to prepare for the new CCNP Data Center and CCIE Data Center certifications.

Course Objectives

  • 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
  • Who Should Attend?

    • Server administrators
    • Network engineers
    • Systems engineers
    • Consulting systems engineers
    • Technical solutions architects
    • Network administrators
    • Storage administrators
    • Network managers
    • Cisco integrators and partners
    • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
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    • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
    • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
    • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
    • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

    Course Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
    • General knowledge of servers
    • Routing and switching knowledge
    • Storage area networking knowledge
    • Server virtualization knowledge

    Agenda

    1 - Implementing Cisco UCS Storage Area Network (SAN)

    • SAN Introduction
    • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Fibre Channels modes
    • Named VSANs
    • Cisco UCS Fibre Channel and FCoE Storage Connectivity

    2 - Describing Cisco UCS Policies for Service Profiles

    • Storage Policies and Profiles
    • Basic Input Output System (BIOS) Policies
    • Boot Policy
    • Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Policies
    • Scrub Policies
    • Maintenance Policies

    3 - Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS

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

    4 - Implementing External Authentication Providers

    • Options for External Authentication Providers

    5 - Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager

    • Public Key Infrastructure

    6 - Implementing Cisco UCS Director

    • Cisco UCS Director Overview
    • Policies, Virtual Data Centers, and Catalogs
    • Cisco UCS Director Virtualization Support
    • Managing Compute with Cisco UCS Director
    • Cisco UCS Manager Orchestration
    • Self-Service Portal
    • Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director

    7 - Implementing Cisco Intersight

    • Cisco UCS Director Overview
    • Important Features of Cisco Intersight

    8 - Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager

    • Cisco UCS Manager XML API
    • Cisco UCS Management Information Tree
    • Managed Object Browser
    • Cisco UCS PowerTool
    • Cisco UCS Python Software Development Kit (SDK)

    9 - Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager

    • Public Key Infrastructure

    10 - Implementing Cisco Intersight

    • Cisco Intersight Overview
    • Important Features of Cisco Intersight

    11 - Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager

    • 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
    • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Security Ramifications
    • Cisco UCS Manager Call Home Feature
     

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