Cisco® Configuring Cisco® Unified Computing System v1.0 (DCCUCS)

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: configuring key features of Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Director, and Cisco UCS Manager; implementing UCS management software including Cisco UCS Manager and Cisco Intersight™; and more.

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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe and implement Fibre Channel, zoning, and N-Port Virtualization (NPV) features on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) on Cisco UCS
  • Describe Cisco UCS policies for service profiles
  • Describe Cisco Adapter Fabric Extender (FEX) and Single Root I/O Virtualization
  • Describe and implement Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement external authentication providers on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement key management on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director
  • Describe and implement Cisco Intersight
  • Describe the scripting options for Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    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 - Describing Cisco Adapter FEX and Single Root I/O Virtualization
  • Cisco FEX Overview
  • Cisco Adapter FEX
  • Single Root I/O Virtualization
  • 4 - Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS
  • RBAC in Cisco UCS
  • Users, Roles, and Privileges
  • Functions of Organizations and Locales
  • Effective Rights of a User
  • 5 - Implementing External Authentication Providers
  • Options for External Authentication Providers
  • 6 - Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • 7 - 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
  • 8 - Implementing Cisco Intersight
  • Cisco UCS Director Overview
  • Important Features of Cisco Intersight
  • 9 - 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)
  • 10 - Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • 11 - Implementing Cisco Intersight
  • Cisco Intersight Overview
  • Important Features of Cisco Intersight
  • 12 - 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
  • 13 - 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
  • 14 - Lab outline
  • Configure Pod-Specific Device Aliases
  • Configure Zoning
  • Configure VSANs in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Configure Unified Ports on Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects
  • Install and Boot VMware Elastic Sky X Integrated (ESXi) on Cisco UCS from the FCoE Logical Unit Number (LUN) via FCoE
  • Configure RBAC
  • Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users via Open Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (OpenLDAP)
  • Configure a Trusted Point and Key Ring in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Configure Cisco UCS with Cisco Intersight
  • Configure Cisco UCS Manager Using Scripting
  • Implement Syslog and Call Home
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Server administrators

    Network engineers

    Systems engineers

    Consulting systems engineers

    Technical solutions architects

    Network administrators

    Storage administrators

    Network managers

    Cisco integrators and partners

    Prerequisites

    Other 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

    Cisco® Configuring Cisco® Unified Computing System v1.0 (DCCUCS)

    $3,695 | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days
     

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