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DCUCAI – Administering Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System w/Intersight

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DCUCAI – Administering Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System w/Intersight
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Data Center

Course Details

DCUCAI, Administering Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System with Intersight is a 3-day instructor-led course. In this Cisco UCS server training course, you will become experienced with the administration and troubleshooting of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series and C-Series servers including using Cisco Intersight for UCS management. This custom-built Cisco UCS training class was developed by NterOne using the best lessons from all available Cisco server courses to maximize the learning experience for individuals who want to focus on day-to-day administration using Cisco UCS Manager or Intersight as the primary interface.

Using real-world scenarios and examples, this Cisco training course will explore all the components of the UCS B-Series and C-Series solutions from a day-to-day administrative point of view. Learn C-Series standalone, C-Series under UCS Manager, B-Series administration, troubleshooting, and management tools used to support basic UCS and multi-cluster support with UCS Central, as well as using Cisco Intersight for UCS and Hyperflex operations and management.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Understand the B-Series and C-Series product line similarities and differences
  • Describe the Intersight support for C-Series standalone and UCS managed architectures
  • Describe Cisco Intersight and how it can be used to manage UCS and Hyperflex
  • Understand the process for upgrading B-Series and C-Series Firmware with UCSM and Intersight
  • Administering service profiles, pools, and policies with UCSM and Intersight
  • Understanding RBAC with Active Directory integration
  • Administering backup and restores in UCS Manager
  • Learn and discuss the various management tools for Cisco UCS including Intersight
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of B-Series and C-Series in normal operations with UCSM and Intersight
  • Describe how to get started with Intersight programmability

Outline

Module 1: UCS Infrastructure Components with Intersight

  • Cisco UCS Product Line, Use Cases, and Components
  • Introducing Cisco Intersight
  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers

Module 2: Administering Cisco UCS with Intersight

  • Managing Virtual Resources
  • Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
  • Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
  • Creating Identity and Resource Pools
  • Creating Service Profiles
  • Creating Service Profile Templates and Cloning Service Profiles
  • Managing Service Profiles
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation
  • Backing Up & Restoring the Cisco UCS Manager Database
  • Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware

Module 3: Administering UCS Management Tools with Intersight

  • Describing Cisco UCS User Interfaces
  • Exploring Intersight User Interfaces
  • Describing Cisco UCS Management Framework & Features
  • Describing Cisco UCS Hyperflex
  • Getting Started with Intersight Programmability

Target Audience

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Systems Administrators and Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Systems Integrators
  • Channel Partners
  • Value-Added Resellers

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic knowledge of Cisco routing and switching
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco Unified Computing Systems
  • Basic knowledge of servers and storage
  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS and Hyperflex