Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) v1.0

Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours)

Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) v1.0 Course Overview:

Experience the power of Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS®) with the DCIUCS v1.0 course, “Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System.” This comprehensive training program equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series and S-Series rack servers, and the innovative Cisco HyperFlex™ product family for data center usage.

Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practice, you’ll gain practical experience in fundamental tasks essential for managing Cisco UCS servers. Dive into topics such as server configuration, backup and restore activities, and more, enabling you to confidently handle day-to-day operations within a Cisco UCS environment.

The course provides a holistic view of the Cisco UCS ecosystem, empowering you to effectively leverage its capabilities and optimize data center performance. Learn how to maximize scalability, enhance security, and streamline operations, all while ensuring the seamless operation of critical applications.

Enroll in the DCIUCS v1.0 course and unlock the potential of Cisco Unified Computing System. Enhance your skill set, expand your knowledge, and become proficient in deploying and managing Cisco UCS servers to support the evolving needs of modern data centers.

Intended Audience
● Server administrators
● Network engineers
● Systems engineers
● Consulting systems engineers
● Technical solutions architects
● Network administrators
● Storage administrators
● Network managers
● Sales engineers
● Cisco integrators and partners

Technology areas
● Data center


● Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware
◦ Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers
◦ Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
◦ Cisco UCS S-Series Rack Servers
◦ Cisco Virtual Interface Cards
◦ Hyperconvergence Overview
◦ Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series Servers
● Describing Cisco UCS Connectivity
◦ Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect
◦ Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity
◦ Cisco UCS C-Series Connectivity
◦ Cisco UCS S-Series Connectivity
◦ Cisco HyperFlex Connectivity Architecture
◦ Cisco HyperFlex Edge Connectivity
◦ Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Ethernet End-Host Mode Compared to Switching Mode
◦ Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Uplink Pinning
◦ Cisco UCS C-Series Integration
● Describing the Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
◦ Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform Software
◦ Writing Data to Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
◦ Reading Data from Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
◦ Data Optimization in Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
● Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profiles
◦ Portability Issue with Nonabstracted Identities
◦ Cisco UCS Service Profile
◦ Identity Pools
◦ Server Pools
◦ IP Pools
● Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates
◦ Service Profile Templates

● Implementing iSCSI on Cisco UCS
◦ iSCSI Addressing
◦ iSCSI Support in Cisco UCS

● Implementing Cisco UCS Firmware Updates
◦ Update Cisco UCS C-Series Server Firmware
◦ Download Tasks for the Infrastructure Image
◦ Download Tasks for Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware Packages
◦ Best Practices for Updating Firmware in Cisco UCS Manager
◦ Firmware Upgrades Using Auto Install
◦ Capability Catalog Updates
◦ Host Firmware Packages
◦ Driver Updates for Operating Systems and Hypervisors
● Implementing Cisco UCS Backups
◦ Compare Backup Options in Cisco UCS Manager
◦ Compare Two Import Types
◦ Policy Backup

● Explore Cisco UCS Manager GUI
● Configure Server and Uplink Ports
● Configure VLANs
● Configure Basic Identity Pools
● Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Pools
● Configure a Service Profile Template
● Configure an iSCSI Service Profile on Cisco UCS
● Perform Backup and Restore Activities

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

These Cisco courses are recommended to help you meet these prerequisites:
● Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)
● Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0
● Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)

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  • Interaction and collaboration
  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time feedback
  • Personal attention


  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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