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DCUCIv40-DCUCI DCUCI v4.0 - Data Center Unified Computing Implementation

Network Training Course Description:
In this course, you will learn rack installation and how to provision server hardware, operating systems or hypervisors, and applications. Significant content is devoted to management, maintenance, and troubleshooting. You will review Cisco data center virtualization solutions and learn how to execute one based on a detailed implementation plan. Following an actual implementation workflow, you will gain hands-on practice configuring the most recent Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) solutions, including Cisco UCS B-Series, Cisco UCS C-Series, and Cisco Nexus 1000V product families.
Network Training Course Duration:
5 DAYS
Network Training Course Target Audience:
System engineers and technicians who implement Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers,Data center technicians, administrators, designers and engineers
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
Implementing Cisco Data Center Network Infrastructure 2 (DCNI-2) or Data Center Networking with the Cisco Nexus 5000 & 7000 (DCNX5+7) or DCUFI,Understanding of server system design/architecture and Cisco enterprise data center architecture,Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking, SANs, Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP), and hypervisor technologies (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen)
Course Content:

  • 1. Installation of the Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers

    • Updating Firmware Components

  • 2. Cisco IMC Configuration

    • Provisioning Server Hardware with Cisco IMC

  • 3. Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware and Management

    • Hardware Components
    • Assembling B-Series Architecture and Features
    • Installing Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware

  • 4. Cisco UCS Connectivity Configuration and Management

    • Configuring Cisco UCS B-Series Physical Connectivity
    • Exploring the Cisco UCS B-Series User Interfaces
    • Configuring Compute Node LAN and SAN

  • 5. Server Resources Implementation

    • Creating Identity and Resource Pools
    • Creating Service Profiles and Service Profile Templates
    • Cloning and Managing Service Profiles

  • 6. Virtual Server Networking

    • Evaluating the Cisco Nexus 1000V
    • Working with VMware Ethernet Networking
    • Characterizing Cisco Nexus 1000V Architecture
    • Installing and Configuring the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch
    • Configuring Basic Cisco Nexus 1000V Networking
    • Configuring Cisco UCS Manager for VMware PTS

  • 7. Cisco UCS Management and Maintenance

    • Implementing Startup and Shutdown Procedures
    • Configuring Role-Based Access Control
    • Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco UCS Manager Database
    • Managing High Availability
    • Monitoring System Events
    • Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware

  • Lab 1: Initial Cisco UCS C-Series Configuration

  • Lab 2: Verify LAN and SAN Physical Connections

  • Lab 3: Configure Identity and Resource Pools

  • Lab 4: Create Mobile Service Profiles from Updating Templates

  • Lab 5: Build a vSphere Datacenter

  • Lab 6: Install a Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM

  • Lab 7: Configure Port Profiles

  • Lab 8: Configure RBAC

  • Lab 9: Back up and Import Cisco UCS Manager Configuration Data

  • Lab 10: Reporting in the Cisco Unified Computing System

  • Lab 7: Configure Port Profiles

  • Lab 8: Configure RBAC

  • Lab 9: Back up and Import Cisco UCS Manager Configuration Data

  • Lab 10: Reporting in the Cisco Unified Computing System