Cisco DCUCS – Configuring Data Center Unified Computing v3.0

In this course you will learn how to install, configure and maintain UCS (Unified Computing System) B-Series and C-Series servers with focus on Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers.

You will also learn how to manage, maintain and troubleshoot UCS B-Series and C-Series servers using UCS Manaver v2.2. Other topics covered in this course include virtualization solutions and how to use virtualization solutions on UCS B-Series and C-Series equipment.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at datacenter engineers, datacenter administrators, system engineers, datacenter architects and managers as well as program and project managers.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:
What is Cisco UCS, its benefits, and components
UCS connectivity configuration and management
Stateless computing and unified fabric
Cisco UCS management and maintenance
Installation and configuration of the Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server components as well as the Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers



Students need to have:
General knowledge of servers
General knowledge regarding routing, switching, storang are networking and server virtualization

Course outline

Course Outline

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

2. Cisco UCS LAN Connectivity

Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
Configuring LAN Identity and Resource Pools
Configuring Compute Node LAN Policies

3. Cisco UCS SAN Connectivity

Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
Configuring Advanced Compute Node SAN Connectivity
Configuring SAN Identity and Resource Pools

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

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

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

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

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
There are no certifications associated with this course.