Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System DCCUCS

Course Description

The Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) v1.0 shows you how to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) B-series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series, and S-Series rack servers for use in data centers. You will learn how to implement management and orchestration software for Cisco UCS. You will gain hands-on practice: configuring key features of Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Director, and Cisco UCS Manager; implementing UCS management software including Cisco UCS Manager and Cisco Intersight™; and more.

Course Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
• General knowledge of servers
• Routing and switching knowledge
• Storage area networking knowledge
• Server virtualization knowledge

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
• Describe and implement Fibre Channel, zoning, and N-Port Virtualization (NPV) features on Cisco UCS
• Describe and implement Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) on Cisco UCS
• Describe Cisco UCS policies for service profiles
• Describe Cisco Adapter Fabric Extender (FEX) and Single Root I/O Virtualization
• Describe and implement Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) on Cisco UCS
• Describe and implement external authentication providers on Cisco UCS Manager
• Describe and implement key management on Cisco UCS Manager
• Describe Cisco UCS Director
• Describe and implement Cisco Intersight
• Describe the scripting options for Cisco UCS Manager
• Describe and implement monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager

Course Benefits

This course will help you:
• Gain in-depth experience implementing and maintaining Cisco UCS servers to help you accelerate and provide robust UCS deployments
• Gain knowledge and skills through Cisco’s unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software


Job Roles

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

Course Outline
• Implementing Cisco UCS Storage Area Network (SAN)
o SAN Introduction
o Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Fibre Channels modes
o Named VSANs
o Cisco UCS Fibre Channel and FCoE Storage Connectivity

• Describing Cisco UCS Policies for Service Profiles
o Storage Policies and Profiles
o Basic Input Output System (BIOS) Policies
o Boot Policy
o Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Policies
o Scrub Policies
o Maintenance Policies

• Describing Cisco Adapter FEX and Single Root I/O Virtualization
o Cisco FEX Overview
o Cisco Adapter FEX
o Single Root I/O Virtualization

• Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS
o RBAC in Cisco UCS
o Users, Roles, and Privileges
o Functions of Organizations and Locales
o Effective Rights of a User

• Implementing External Authentication Providers
o Options for External Authentication Providers

• Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager
o Public Key Infrastructure

• Implementing Cisco UCS Director
o Cisco UCS Director Overview
o Policies, Virtual Data Centers, and Catalogs
o Cisco UCS Director Virtualization Support
o Managing Compute with Cisco UCS Director
o Cisco UCS Manager Orchestration
o Self-Service Portal
o Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director

• Implementing Cisco Intersight
o Cisco UCS Director Overview
o Important Features of Cisco Intersight

• Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager
o Cisco UCS Manager XML API
o Cisco UCS Management Information Tree
o Managed Object Browser
o Cisco UCS PowerTool
o Cisco UCS Python Software Development Kit (SDK)

• Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager
o Public Key Infrastructure

• Implementing Cisco Intersight
o Cisco Intersight Overview
o Important Features of Cisco Intersight

• Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager
o Cisco UCS Manager XML API
o Cisco UCS Management Information Tree
o Managed Object Browser
o Cisco UCS Manager PowerTool
o Cisco UCS Python SDK

• Implementing Monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager
o Logging Sources in Cisco UCS Manager
o Port Monitoring Capabilities of Cisco UCS Manager
o Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Security Ramifications
o Cisco UCS Manager Call Home Feature

Lab Outline
• Configure Pod-Specific Device Aliases
• Configure Zoning
• Configure VSANs in Cisco UCS Manager
• Configure Unified Ports on Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects
• Install and Boot VMware Elastic Sky X Integrated (ESXi) on Cisco UCS from the FCoE Logical Unit Number (LUN) via FCoE
• Configure RBAC
• Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users via Open Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (OpenLDAP)
• Configure a Trusted Point and Key Ring in Cisco UCS Manager
• Configure Cisco UCS with Cisco Intersight
• Configure Cisco UCS Manager Using Scripting
• Implement Syslog and Call Home

Duration: 3 days

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