Configuring Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCS) 3.0

DCUCS 3.0 - Configuring Data Center Unified Computing
Configuring Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCS)  3.0
  • Configuring Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCS) 3.0

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    5 Days Course

    Cisco Unified Computing

    Upcoming Dates

     Sep 25 to Sep 29, 2017
    New York

    Dec 25 to Dec 29, 2017
    New York

    Course Details

    Configuring Data Center Unified Computing is an instructor-led product training that provides learners with an overview of the Cisco UCS System, to include the Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers and Cisco UCS C-Series rack servers. There is significant content devoted to configuration and management. The Configuring Data Center Unified Computing course articulates Cisco Data Center virtualization solutions and explains how to execute a virtualization solution on Cisco UCS B-series and C-series hardware.

    This course will address the configuration and ongoing maintenance of Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers, with a strong emphasis on Cisco UCS B Series blade servers. The primary changes to the Cisco UCS features in this revision are the inclusion of the UCS 2.1 software features, to include:

    • Cisco UCS Central Support ?Cisco UCS C-Series Server Integration through Single Wire Management
    • Default vNIC and vHBA Behavior Policies
    • Fault Suppression
    • Fibre Channel Zoning
    • Firmware Auto Install and Cross-Version Support
    • LAN / SAN Connectivity Policies for Service Profile Configuration
    • Multicast Policy
    • Scheduled backups
    • Service Profile Renaming
    • Support for discovery of flash I / O devices (Fusion I / O and LSI flash cards)
    • Support for Multiple Receive Queue Support (MRQS) on Linux
    • Troubleshooting Enhancements for Finite State Machine (FSM) processes
    • Unified Uplink Ports and Uplink Port Channels
    • Unified Storage Ports
    • Con Assignment and Distribution
    • VLAN Port Count Optimization
    • VLAN Groups and Permissions
    • VM-FEX Integration for Hyper-V SRIOV
    • VM-FEX Integration for KVM (Red Hat Linux) SRIOV .

     

    Module 1 Describing Cisco UCS Architecture

    • Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server Hardware Components
    • Describing Cisco UCS User Interfaces
    • Configuring Cisco UCS B-Series Physical Connectivity and High Availability
    • Using RBAC and Organizations

    Module 2 Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System LAN Connectivity

    • Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
    • Configuring LAN Identity and Resource Pools
    • Configuring Compute Node LAN Policies

    Module 3 Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System SAN Connectivity

    • Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
    • Configuring Advanced Compute Node SAN Connectivity
    • Configuring SAN Identity and Resource Pools

    Module 4 Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System B-Series Servers

    • Configuring Server Identity and Resource Pools
    • Configuring Server Policies
    • Configuring Templates and Service Profiles
    • Managing Service Profiles
    • Configuring Logical Service Profiles that Boot from iSCSI

    Module 5 Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System Virtualization

    • Configuring Cisco UCS VM-FEX
    • Configuring Cisco UCS SR-IOV
    • Configuring Cisco UCS VM-FEX Integration for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
    • Configuring the Cisco UCS VM-FEX for KVM SR-IOV

    Module 6 Cisco Unified Computing System Administration

    • Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco UCS Manager Database
    • Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware
    • Using Cisco UCS Management Tools

    Module 7 Cisco Unified Computing System C-Series Features

    • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
    • Describing Cisco USC C-Series Server Connectivity Options
    • Using Cisco UCS C-Series IMC Discovery
    • Upgrading Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware

    Labs: Lab 1-1: Initial Cisco UCS Configuration

    Lab 1-2: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI

    Lab 1-3: Configure RBAC

    Lab 2-1: Configure System Related Policies and Uplink Port Properties

    Lab 2-2: Configure LAN Related Pools and Policies

    Lab 3-1: Configure SAN Connectivity

    Lab 3-2: Configure SAN Identity Pools and Templates

    Lab 4-1: Configure Server-Related Features and Renaming a Service Profile

    Lab 4-2: Configure a Service Profile that Boots from iSCSI LUN

    Lab 5-1: Configure VM-FEX Passthrough Switching

    Lab 6-1: Back Up and Import the System Configuration

    Lab 7-1: Configure Server Settings with the Integrated Management Controller GUI

    • Channel Partner / Reseller
    • Customer
    • Employee

    The knowledge a learner should have to successfully complete this course are as follows :

    • General knowledge of servers
    • Routing and switching knowledge
    • Storage area networking knowledge
    • Server virtualization knowledge.