Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) 6.0

Course Overview

5-day Course

In this course, you will prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center Certification exam and for professional-level data center role. The focus of this skills-building course is on deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and UCS C-Series Rack Servers for use in data centers.


Target Audience

System engineers, Technicians who implement Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers an Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Mount Servers Data Center (LAN, SAN, Server) administrators, designers, and engineers.


Prerequisites

  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
  • Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center Architecture
  • Familiarity with Fiber Channel protocol
  • Familiarity with SANs
  • Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)

Course Labs

  • Lab 1: Access the Remote Lab Environment
  • Lab 2: Provision Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Cluster
  • Lab 3: Configure Server and Uplink Ports
  • Lab 4: Configure VLANs
  • Lab 5: Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Hardware Identities
  • Lab 6: Configure Basic Identity Pools
  • Lab 7: Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Pools
  • Lab 8: Configure a Service Profile Template
  • Lab 9: Configure an iSCSI Service Profile
  • Lab 10: Configure Pod-Specific Device Aliases
  • Lab 11: Configure Zoning
  • Lab 12: Configure VSANs in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Lab 13: Configure Unified Ports on UCS Fabric Interconnects
  • Lab 14: Install and Boot VMware ESXi on Cisco UCS C-Series Servers from SAN LUN
  • Lab 15: Install and Boot VMware ESXi on Cisco UCS B-Series Servers from SAN LUN
  • Lab 16: Configure Organizations and Locales
  • Lab 17: Configure Job-Specific Roles
  • Lab 18: Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Lab 19: Configure a Trusted Point and KeyRing in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Lab 20: Perform Backup and Restore Activities
  • Lab 21: Implement Syslog
  • Lab 22: Deploy and Use Cisco UCS Central
  • Lab 23: Deploy and Use Cisco IMC Supervisor
  • Lab 24: Configure Cisco UCS Manager with XML API and Cisco UCS PowerTools

Course Modules

1. Cisco Unified Computing System Implementation

Cisco UCS Server Form Factors

Cisco Unified Computing System Connectivity

Configuring Identity Abstraction

Configuring Service Profile Templates

2. SAN Storage Implementation for Cisco Unified Computing System

Implementing iSCSI

Implementing Fibre Channel Port Channels

Implementing FCoE

3. Security Implementation for Cisco Unified Computing System

Implementing Role-Based Access Control

Implementing External Authentication Providers

Implementing Key Management

4. Operations and Maintenance for Cisco Unified Computing System

Implementing Cisco UCS Firmware Updates

Implementing Cisco UCS Backups

Implementing Monitoring

5. Cisco Unified Computing System Automation

Implementing Cisco UCS Central

Implementing Cisco UCS Director

Comparing Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager

Course Schedule:

Delivery Format: Virtual Classroom

Cost: $3,995 or 40 Cisco Learning Credits

Date: October 23-27, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)


Delivery Format: Virtual Classroom

Cost: $3,995 or 40 Cisco Learning Credits

Date: December 4-8, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)


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