DCUCI 6.2 – Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing

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  • Course Schedule

      Sep 16 - Sep 20, 2019
    London

      Dec 9 - Dec 13, 2019
    London

    5 Days Course
    Unified Computing

    Classroom + Online

    £3000 (Excl. VAT)
    REGISTER

    Course Details

    Overview

    The focus of the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) skills building course is on deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series Blade Servers and UCS C-Series Rack Servers for use in data centers. This hands-on course covers configuring and managing Cisco UCS servers using unified I/O networking for LAN and SAN connectivity, virtualizing server hardware identifiers to enable rapid recovery of server operating system images, implementing automation for Cisco UCS, configuring fault tolerance, implementing role-based access control (RBAC), backing up and restoring system configurations, and using the monitoring and troubleshooting tools in Cisco UCS Manager and Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC).

     

    You’ll master the professional-level skills and technologies needed to implement Cisco data center unified computing infrastructure, including unified computing implementation maintenance and operations, automation, security, and storage.

     

     

    Associated Certification:

    Objectives

     

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Describe Cisco UCS server form factors and Cisco UCS Connectivity
    • Configure identity abstraction and service profile templates
    • Implement iSCSI, FCoE, and Fiber Channel port channels
    • Implement role-based access control (RBAC)
    • Implement external authentication providers
    • Implementing key management
    • Implement Cisco UCS firmware updates, Cisco UCS backups, and monitoring
    • Deploy Cisco UCS Central and use it to add a Cisco UCS Manager domain, manage resources centrally, and create all required pools and templates to deploy a service profile.
    • Implement Cisco UCS Director and Cisco Integrated Management Controller (Cisco IMC) Supervisor
    • Compare scripting options for Cisco UCS Manager

    Outline

    Module 1: Cisco Unified Computing System Implementation

      • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Form Factors
      • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco UCS Connectivity
      • Lesson 3: Configuring Identity Abstraction
      • Lesson 4: Configuring Service Profile Templates

    Module 2: SAN Storage Implementation for Cisco Unified Computing System

      • Lesson 1: Implementing iSCSI
      • Lesson 2: Implementing Fibre Channel
      • Lesson 3: Implementing FCoE

    Module 3: Security Implementation for Cisco Unified Computing System

      • Lesson 1: Implementing Role-Based Access Control
      • Lesson 2: Implementing External Authentication Providers
      • Lesson 3: Implementing Key Management

    Module 4: Operations and Maintenance for Cisco Unified Computing System

      • Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco UCS Firmware Updates
      • Lesson 2: Implementing Cisco UCS Backups
      • Lesson 3: Implementing Monitoring

    Module 5: Cisco Unified Computing System Automation

    • Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco UCS Central
    • Lesson 2: Implementing Cisco UCS Director and Cisco IMC Supervisor
    • Lesson 3: Comparing Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager

    Target Audience

    • Network Designer
    • Network Administrator
    • Network Engineer
    • System Engineer
    • Consulting Systems Engineer
    • Technical Solutions Architect
    • Resellers

    Prerequisites

    It is recommended that a learner has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

    • Understanding of server system design and architecture
    • Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
    • Familiarity with SANs
    • Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
    • Understanding of Cisco enterprise data center architecture
    • Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)