Cisco Data Center & Storage

CI-DCCUCS

Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System

Price:
United Arab Emirates:
USD 2,500.00 excl. VAT

Duration: 3 Days

Who should attend

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

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
Dates
Date Country Location Language Register
22-12-2020 - 24-12-2020 AE Dubai English Register
International dates
 
Europe
 
Date Country Location Language Register
09-11-2020 - 11-11-2020 AT Wien Deutsch Register

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 Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe and implement SAN on Cisco UCS
  • Describe Cisco UCS policies for service profiles
  • 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 Outline

  • Implementing Cisco UCS Storage Area Network (SAN)
    • SAN Introduction
    • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Fibre Channels modes
    • Named VSANs
    • Cisco UCS Fibre Channel and FCoE Storage Connectivity
  • Describing Cisco UCS Policies for Service Profiles
    • Storage Policies and Profiles
    • Basic Input Output System (BIOS) Policies
    • Boot Policy
    • Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Policies
    • Scrub Policies
    • Maintenance Policies
  • Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS
    • RBAC in Cisco UCS
    • Users, Roles, and Privileges
    • Functions of Organizations and Locales
    • Effective Rights of a User
  • Implementing External Authentication Providers
    • Options for External Authentication Providers
  • Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager
    • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Implementing Cisco UCS Director
    • Cisco UCS Director Overview
    • Policies, Virtual Data Centers, and Catalogs
    • Cisco UCS Director Virtualization Support
    • Managing Compute with Cisco UCS Director
    • Cisco UCS Manager Orchestration
    • Self-Service Portal
    • Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Implementing Cisco Intersight
    • Cisco UCS Director Overview
    • Important Features of Cisco Intersight
  • Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager
    • Cisco UCS Manager XML API
    • Cisco UCS Management Information Tree
    • Managed Object Browser
    • Cisco UCS PowerTool
    • Cisco UCS Python Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager
    • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Implementing Cisco Intersight
    • Cisco Intersight Overview
    • Important Features of Cisco Intersight
  • Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager
    • Cisco UCS Manager XML API
    • Cisco UCS Management Information Tree
    • Managed Object Browser
    • Cisco UCS Manager PowerTool
    • Cisco UCS Python SDK
  • Implementing Monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager
    • Logging Sources in Cisco UCS Manager
    • Port Monitoring Capabilities of Cisco UCS Manager
    • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Security Ramifications
    • 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 Manager Using Scripting
  • Implement Syslog and Call Home
Further information

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