Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS v1.0) Training

Level: Intermediate

The Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) v1.0 is an introductory course that shows you how to deploy, secure, operate and maintain the Cisco Unified Computing system (Cisco UCS) B-Series blade server, Cisco UCS C-Series and S-Series rack servers, and Cisco HyperFlex product family, for use in data centers. You will gain hands-on practice on basic Cisco UCS server configuration and performing backup and restore activities.

Key Features of this DCIUCS Training:

  • Cisco Authorized course content
  • Authorized Cisco CCSI instructor
  • Eligible for Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) redemption
  • Attend in-class, online or bring the course to your facility
  • Expansive course catalogue to go deeper into Cisco or broaden you skills beyond

You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe Cisco UCS server hardware
  • Describe Cisco UCS connectivity
  • Describe the Cisco HyperFlex Data Platform, its data writing and reading processes, and data optimization
  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS service profiles
  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS service profile templates
  • Describe and implement iSCSI on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS firmware updates
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS backups

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Note: This course runs for 2 Days *

*Events with the Partial Day Event clock icon run longer than normal but provide the convenience of half-day sessions.

  • Nov 30 - Dec 1 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST Online (WebEx) Online (WebEx) Reserve Your Seat

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DCIUCS Course Information

  • Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • General knowledge of servers
    • Routing and switching
    • Storage area networking
    • Server virtualization
  • Who Should Attend this Course

    • Server administrators
    • Network engineers
    • Systems engineers
    • Consulting systems engineers
    • Technical solutions architects
    • Network administrators
    • Storage administrators
    • Network managers
    • Sales engineers
    • Cisco integrators and partners

DCIUCS Course Outline

  • Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware

    • Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
    • Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
    • Cisco UCS S-Series Rack Servers
    • Cisco Virtual Interface Cards
    • Hyperconvergence Overview
    • Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series Servers
  • Describing Cisco UCS Connectivity

    • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect
    • Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity
    • Cisco UCS C-Series Connectivity
    • Cisco UCS S-Series Connectivity
    • Cisco HyperFlex Connectivity Architecture
    • Cisco HyperFlex Edge Connectivity
    • Ethernet End-Host Mode Compared to Switching Mode
    • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Uplink Pinning
    • Cisco UCS C-Series Integration
  • Describing the Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform

    • Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform Software
    • Writing Data to Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
    • Reading Data from Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
    • Data Optimization in Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
  • Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profiles

    • Portability Issue with Nonabstracted Identities
    • Cisco UCS Service Profile
    • Identity Pools
    • Server Pools
    • IP Pools
  • Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates

    • Service Profile Templates
  • Implementing iSCSI on Cisco UCS

    • iSCSI Addressing
    • Evolution of SCSI from DAS to SAN
    • iSCSI Multipathing
  • Implementing Cisco UCS Firmware Updates

    • Update Cisco UCS C-Series Server Firmware
    • Download Tasks for the Infrastructure Image
    • Download Tasks for Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware Packages
    • Best Practices for Updating Firmware in Cisco UCS Manager
    • Firmware Upgrades Using Auto Install
    • Capability Catalogue Updates
    • Host Firmware Packages
    • Driver Updates for Operating Systems and Hypervisors
  • Implementing Cisco UCS Backups

    • Compare Backup Options in Cisco UCS Manager
    • Compare Two Import Types
    • Policy Backup
  • Lab Outline

    • Explore Cisco UCS Manager GUI
    • Configure Server and Uplink Ports
    • Configure VLANs
    • Configure Basic Identity Pools
    • Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Pools
    • Configure a Service Profile Template
    • Configure an iSCSI Service Profile on Cisco UCS
    • Perform Backup and Restore Activities

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DCIUCS FAQs

  • How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this CCNP Data Center course?

    During your checkout of the course, make sure to select Credits & Vouchers within the payment method. Highlight and click CLC and enter the sales order number that you were issued by Cisco.

  • Does this course help me achieve a Cisco Certification?

    No, but we do offer a vast amount of course options where you can achieve a Cisco certification.

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