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CISCO UCS Course Content L1 / L2 / L3

1  Why Cisco UCS

2  Architecture Cisco UCS

3  Physical connectivity of Cisco UCS – Live Demo in our Data Center

4  Components  Cisco UCS

  • Describe the Cisco UCS chassis 5108
  • Describe the Fabric Interconnect 6100 / 6200
  • Describe the Cisco UCS 2204/2208XP IOM architecture including CMC, I/O MUX, and chassis management switch
  • Describe the Cisco UCS 2104XP IO module architecture including CMC, I/O MUX, and chassis management switch
  • Describe the features of the Cisco UCS VIC 1280 and VIC 1240
  • Compare the number of virtual interfaces available on the Cisco UCS M81KR VIC and the VIC 1280
  • Describe new mezzanine cards including M51, M61, and M72
  • Describe the Cisco Integrated Management Controller management component of the BSeries blades
  • Describe the creation of port channels from the Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnect to the 2204/2208XP IOM
  • Describe the chassis discovery process and monitor using the FSM
  • Configure the chassis discovery policy 

5  Inessential Setup & Configuration of Fabric Interconnect with HA mode

6 Types of Ports with cable types

  • Server Port
  • Uplink Port
  • San Port
  • Appliance Port
  • FCOE Port
  • Creation of port channel 

7 Provisioning Resource Pools in Cisco UCS Manager

  • Provision server pools
  • Provision UUID pools
  • Provision MAC pools
  • Provision WWNN pools
  • Provision WWPN pools
  • Provision iSCSI initiator pools 

8 VLAN Crestion 

9 Provisioning Service Profiles from Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

  • Describe the requirements of service profile templates
  • Describe the difference between initial templates and updating templates, including
  • operational caveats
  • Provision a vNIC template using the template wizard
  • Provision a vHBA template using the template wizard
  • Provision a service profile template using the template wizard
  • Provision multiple servers from a service profile template
  • Clone a service profile 

10 OS Installation on UCS Blade 

  • Map virtual media to the ESXi installer ISO image
  • Install ESXi on the local RAID array
  • Boot ESXi from the local RAID array
  • Configure a management IP address for the ESXi server
  • Connect to the ESXi server with the VMware vSphere Client utility and connect to the
  • VMware File System shared storage LUN on the Fibre Channel storage system 

11 Implementing Backup, Import, and Restore of the Cisco UCS Manager Database 

  • Differentiate between an import operation and a disaster recovery restore operation
  • Implement a backup job
  • Implement backup jobs to preserve abstracted identities
  • Verify that the backup is created and executed
  • Implement an import job to restore the AAA user database
  • Verify that the AAA user database is restored
  • Configure the Cisco UCS 6100/6200 Series Fabric Interconnect for disaster recovery restore

 

12 Managing and Upgrading Cisco UCS B-Series Firmware 

  • Describe where to find Cisco UCS firmware packages on Cisco.com
  • Update Cisco UCS firmware
  • Direct upgrade of mezzanine adapter, Cisco Integrated Management Controller, and IOM firmware
  • Describe software updates on the fabric interconnect
  • Describe the requirement for firmware updates via host firmware packages in the service
  • profile
  • Describe the differences between the firmware processes of Cisco UCS fabric interconnect
  • and IOM, Cisco Integrated Management Controller, and adapter
  • Describe how to update and activate the hardware capability catalog
  •  

 

13 Implementing RBAC

  • Implement local users, roles, and privileges
  • Implement organizations and locales
  • Describe the effective rights of a user as an intersection of roles and locales mapped to a user
  • Implement LDAP providers and provider groups
  • Implement LDAP (Microsoft Active Directory) as an external authentication and
  • authorization service
  • Implement Cisco UCS roles mapping to LDAP (Active Directory) attributes with LDAP provider maps 

15 Implementing High Availability 

  • High availability connectivity of Fabric interconnects
  • Cisco UCS regarding high availability
  • How to configure high availability
  • How to manage high availability
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