Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)

Price
$3,695.00
Duration
 3 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

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.

 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Oct 06  - Oct 08, 2021
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Nov 17  - Nov 19, 2021
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Feb 07  - Feb 09, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led

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

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

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

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
 

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