Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI v6.2) Training

Course 2829

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This Authorized Cisco DCUCI training course is a five-day, instructor-led course that preps you for the 300-175 DCUCI exam, one requirement for Cisco CCNP Data Center certification. This Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) course is designed to serve the needs of engineers and technicians who implement Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series Blade Servers and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers.

DCUCI v6.2 guides learners through rack installation and provisioning of server hardware, operating systems, hypervisors, and applications. Much of the content is devoted to management and maintenance. DCUCI v6.2 covers the implementation and operation of Cisco UCS in the data center.

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  • CCNA and DCUFI knowledge and experience until cutover to CCNA DC
  • CCNA DC equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Server operating systems, hypervisor and virtualization familiarity
  • Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (ICSNS)
  • Attendance of the following Cisco learning offerings is recommended to fully benefit from this course:
    • Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)
    • Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (ICSNS)
  • To participate in the hands-on labs in this class, you need to bring a laptop computer with the following:
    • Windows 7 or 8.1 or 10 is recommended. Mac OSX 10.6 or greater is supported as well.
    • Intel Celeron or better processors are preferred.
    • 1 GB or more of RAM
    • Browser Requirements: Internet Explorer 10 or greater or Mozilla Firefox. (Safari and Mozilla Firefox for Mac OSX)
      Note: Our labs currently cannot run on Microsoft Edge (Windows 10) due to it not supporting Extensions/Add-ons or Google Chrome due to Java being removed from the platform itself.
    • All students are required to have administrator rights to their PCs and cannot be logged in to a domain using any Group Policies that will limit their machine's capabilities.
      If you do not have administrator rights to your PC, you at least need permissions to download, install, and run Cisco Any Connect Client and Java.
    • If you are participating in a WebEx event, it is highly recommended to take this class at a location that has bandwidth speeds at a minimum of 1 Mbps bandwidth speeds.
    • All PCs require the latest Java Runtime Environment, which can be downloaded from

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI v6.2) Training Delivery Methods

  • Cisco Authorized course content
  • Authorized Cisco 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

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI v6.2) Training Course Benefits

Implement Cisco UCS C-Series rack servers in standalone mode. Boot from the local hard drive and mount the Fibre Channel SAN LUN for shared storageInstall Cisco R-Series rack enclosures in the data centerInstall components in the Cisco UCS C-Series rack server prior to rack mountingInstall Cisco UCS C-Series rack servers in a Cisco R-Series rackUse the Cisco UCS Host Upgrade Utility to upgrade or downgrade C-Series firmware to the correct versionProvision SNMP and syslog, and use C-Series monitoring toolsUse the Cisco Integrated Management Controller to provision LAN and SAN connectivity for the C-Series serverUse the LSI MegaRAID web user interface to provision local hard drives into a RAID 5 arrayInstall VMware ESXi in the C-Series server local hard drivesImplement system management, maintenance, and high-availability services for Cisco UCS B-SeriesImplement local and remote authentication services to restrict privileges and delegate management authority in Cisco UCS ManagerList the processes for managing the firmware repository and upgrade or downgrade Cisco UCS firmware components using Cisco UCS ManagerImplement backup and restore capabilities in Cisco UCS Manager.....

DCUCI Course Outline

Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco R-Series Rack Enclosures

Lesson 2: Installing Cisco UCS C-Series Server Hardware

Lesson 3: Installing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers in a Cisco R-Series Rack Enclosure

Lesson 4: Updating Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware with the Host Upgrade Utility

Lesson 5: Provisioning Monitoring and Logging on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server

Lesson 6: Provisioning LAN and SAN Connectivity in the Cisco Integrated Management Controller

Lesson 7: Provisioning RAID on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server

Lesson 8: Installing VMware ESXi on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server Local RAID Array

Lesson 1: Implementing RBAC

Lesson 2: Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware

Lesson 3: Implementing Backup, Import, and Restore of the Cisco UCS Manager Database

Lesson 4: Implementing Logging and Monitoring

Lesson 5: Implementing High Availability

Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco UCS B-Series Physical Connectivity

Lesson 2: Installing Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware

Lesson 3: Implementing Cisco UCS B-Series LAN Connectivity

Lesson 4: Implementing Cisco UCS B-Series SAN Connectivity

Lesson 1: Provisioning the Cisco UCS Cluster

Lesson 2: Provisioning LAN Networking

Lesson 3: Provisioning SAN Networking

Lesson 4: Provisioning Resource Pools in Cisco UCS Manager

Lesson 5: Provisioning Server Policies in Cisco UCS Manager

Lesson 6: Provisioning Service Profiles from Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

Lesson 7: Provisioning Cisco UCS C-Series Server Integration in Cisco UCS Manager

Lesson 1: Provisioning

Lesson 2: Provisioning Cisco VM-FEX

Lesson 3: Provisioning Cisco VM-FEX Universal Pass-Through

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