Cisco Data Center Unified Computing
Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI is a course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP© Data Center certification and for professional level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is on deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and UCS C-Series Rack Servers for use in data centers.
- Cisco Integrators and Partners, Consulting Systems Engineer, Network Designer, Network Engineer, Server Administrator, Systems Engineer, Technical Solutions Architect
- Network Administrator, Network Manager, Storage Administrator, Program Manager, Project Manager
- Understanding of server system design and architecture
- Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
- Familiarity with SANs
- Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
- Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center Architecture
- Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)
After completion of this course, students will be able to...
- Install the UCS B-Series system out of the box and deploy service profiles using pooled identities and service profile templates
- Configure the UCS B-Series system for deployments using iSCSI and configure B- and C-Series systems for deployments using Fibre Channel for regular data access and booting
- Configure and implement security mechanisms such as RBAC with Organizations and Locales, LDAP integration, trusted points, and key rings
- Configure and implement monitoring with syslog and Call Home
- Manage UCS Manager domains with UCS Central, manage multiple C-Series servers with Cisco IMC Supervisor, and interact with the UCS Manager XML API