UCS Implementation and Design Bootcamp (UCSBC)

Course Description Schedule


  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
  • Familiarity with SANs
  • Familiarity with Hypervisor Technologies, such as VMware
  • Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center Architecture

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to design, implement and manage a Cisco Unified Computing System.

Course Content

This course combines the two official Cisco courses !CI-DCUCD and Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) into a single 5-day class. You will learn how to design scalable, reliable, and intelligent Data Center Unified Computing Solutions based on Cisco UCS and to install, implement, and manage Cisco UCS in a virtualized data center environment.

Day 1

  • UCS Overview
  • Provisioning the Cisco UCS Cluster
  • Demo: Initial Configuration
  • Lab: Initial Configuration Continued
  • Lab: Integrating C-Series Servers into UCSM
  • Implementing RBAC
  • Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware
  • Lab: Configure Role-Based Access Control

Day 2

  • Implementing Backup, Import, and Restore of the UCSM Database
  • Lab: Backing Up and Importing Configuration Data
  • Implementing Logging and Monitoring
  • Implementing High Availability
  • Lab: Reporting
  • Implementing Cisco UCS B-Series Physical Connectivity
  • Installing Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware
  • Implementing Cisco UCS B-Series LAN Connectivity
  • Implementing Cisco UCS B-Series SAN Connectivity
  • Provisioning LAN Networking
  • Provisioning SAN Networking

Day 3

  • Provisioning Resource Pools in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Lab: Configuring Resource Pools
  • Provisioning Server Policies in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Provisioning Service Profiles from Templates in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Provisioning Cisco UCS C-Series Integration in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Lab: Creating Service Profile Templates
  • Implementing Cisco R-Series Rack Enclosures
  • Installing Cisco UCS C-Series Server Hardware
  • Installing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers in a Cisco R-Series Enclosure

Day 4

  • Updating Cisco UCS C-Series Firmware with the Host Upgrade Utility
  • Provisioning Monitoring and Logging on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server
  • Provisioning LAN and SAN Connectivity in the CIMC
  • Provisioning RAID on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server
  • Installing VMware ESXi on the Cisco UCS C-Series Server Local RAID Array
  • Provisioning Cisco VM-FEX and Cisco VM-FEX Universal Passthrough
  • Lab: Building a VMware Infrastructure
  • Provisioning Cisco VM-FEX
  • Provisioning Cisco VM-FEX Universal Passthrough
  • Lab: Configure Cisco VM-FEX

Day 5

  • Data Center Architecture Overview
  • Defining a Cisco UCS Solution Design
  • Analyzing Computing Solutions Characteristics
  • Employing Data Center Analysis Tools
  • Sizing the Cisco UCS C-Series Server Solution
  • Sizing the Cisco UCS B-Series Server Solution
  • Planning Unified Computing Deployment
  • Designing Cisco UCS Server Deployment
  • Designing Cisco Unified Communications on Cisco UCS
  • Designing Distributed Computing on Cisco UCS
  • Lab: Analyze Existing Computing Solution
  • Case Study: Size Small Cisco UCS Solution
  • Case Study: Size Large Cisco UCS Solution
  • Lab: Plan Physical Deployment
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • Sweden: 35,900 Kr
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Online Training
Modality: L
Price (excl. VAT)
  • Sweden: 35,900 Kr
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