Administering Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System v 2.3 (DCUCA)

Administering Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System v 2.3 (DCUCA) Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for 4-day Administering Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System v 2.3 (DCUCA) course from Koenig Solutions accredited by Cisco. In this course you will become experienced with the administration and troubleshooting of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) B-Series and C-Series servers. 

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn all of 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.

Target Audience:

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

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the B-Series and C-Series product line similarities and differences
  • Describe the C-Series standalone and UCS managed architectures
  • Understand the process for upgrading B-Series and C-Series Firmware
  • Administering service profiles, pools, and policies
  • Understanding RBAC with Active Directory integration
  • Administering backup and restores in UCS Manager
  • Learn and discuss the various management tools for Cisco UCS
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of B-Series and C-Series in normal operations


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Course Modules

Module 1: UCS Infrastructure Components
  • Cisco UCS Servers and Components
  • Exploring Cisco UCS User Interfaces
  • Cisco UCS Management Framework and Features
Module 2: Administering Cisco C-Series Servers
  • Cisco UCS Servers and Components
  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Integrated Management Controller
  • Provisioning Monitoring and Logging on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server
  • Provisioning Cisco UCS C-Series Server Integration in UCS Manager
  • Updating Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware with the Host Update Utility
  • UCS C-Series Standalone and UCS Managed Troubleshooting
Module 3: Administering Cisco B-Series Servers
  • Cisco UCS Servers and Components
  • RBAC, Organizations, and Active Directory Integration
  • Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
  • Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity
  • Creating Identity and Resource Pools
  • Creating Service Profiles
  • Creating Templates and Cloning Service Profiles
  • Managing Service Profiles
  • Operating System Installation Options
  • Backing Up and Restoring UCSM Database
  • Upgrading UCS B-Series Firmware
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation
Module 4: UCS Management Tools
  • UCS Management Tool Overview
  • Integrating UCS Manager with UCS Central
  • Managing UCS Using the Cisco UCS PowerTool
Module 5: Labs
  • Connecting to the Lab Environment
  • Update Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware from the Cisco UCS Host Upgrade Utility
  • Install VMware ESXi on the Local RAID and Verify SAN Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series
  • Explore the Cisco UCS GUI and CLI Environment
  • Configure RBAC and Active Directory Integration
  • Provision Identity and Resource Pools
  • Provision Mobile Service Profiles from Updating Templates
  • Backup and Restore Cisco UCS Manager Database Objects
  • Configure Logging in Cisco UCS
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series
  • Integrating Cisco UCS Manager with Cisco UCS Central
  • Using the Cisco UCS PowerTool
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Course Prerequisites
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco routing and switching
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco Unified Computing Systems
  • Basic knowledge of servers and storage