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DCUCIv50-DCUCI DCUCI v5.0 - Data Center Unified Computing Implementation

Network Training Course Description:
In this course, you will learn to rack installations, provision server hardware, and direct operating systems or hypervisor installations. Significant content is devoted to management, maintenance, and troubleshooting. You will review Cisco data center virtualization solutions and how to execute a virtualization solution based on a detailed implementation plan.
Network Training Course Duration:
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 (LAN, SAN, Server) administrators, managers, designers, and engineers
Network Training Course Prerequisite:
CCNA and DCUFI knowledge and experience up to CCNA Data Center,CCNA DC equivalent knowledge and experience,Familiarity with server operating systems, hypervisor, and virtualization,Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (ICSNS),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
    • Installing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers in a Cisco R-Series Rack Enclosure

  • 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 Logical Service Profiles from Updating Templates

  • Lab 5: Build a vSphere Data Center

  • Lab 6: Exclusive - Install a Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM

  • Lab 7: Exclusive - Configure Port Profiles

  • Lab 8: Cisco UCS Manager and VMware vSphere Integration

  • Lab 9: Configure VM-FEX and VM-FEX with Pass-Thru Switching

  • Lab 10: Configure RBAC

  • Lab 11: Back Up and Import Cisco UCS Manager Configuration Data

  • Lab 12: Reporting in the Cisco UCS

  • Appendix A: Resolutions to Real World Problems (Optional)

  • Appendix B: C-Series Host Upgrade Utility and VMware vSphere v4.1 Deployment Options