Global Knowledge

Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System

Par Global Knowledge

Objectifs

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe and implement Fibre Channel, zoning, and NPV features on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement FCoE on Cisco UCS
  • Describe Cisco UCS policies for service profiles
  • Describe Cisco Adapter FEX and Single Root I/O Virtualization
  • Describe and implement RBAC on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement external authentication providers on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement key management on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS Director
  • Describe and implement Cisco Intersight
  • Describe the scripting options for Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe and implement monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager

Programme

Implementing Fibre Channel on Cisco UCS

  • Fibre Channel Port Channel Functionality
  • Purpose of Zoning
  • Cisco NPV and Fibre Channel Switching Mode

Implementing FCoE on Cisco UCS

  • FCoE Topologies
  • FCoE Initialization Protocol
  • FCoE Communication
  • Cisco Data Center Bridging
  • SAN Boot Requirements

Describing Cisco UCS Policies for Service Profiles

  • Storage Policies
  • BIOS Policies
  • Boot Policy
  • IPMI Policies
  • Scrub Policies
  • Maintenance Policies

Describing Cisco Adapter FEX and Single Root I/O Virtualization

  • Cisco FEX Overview
  • Cisco Adapter FEX
  • Single Root I/O Virtualization

Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS

  • RBAC in Cisco UCS
  • Users, Roles, and Privileges
  • Functions of Organizations and Locales
  • Effective Rights of a User

Implementing External Authentication Providers

  • Options for External Authentication Providers

Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager

  • Public Key Infrastructure

Implementing Cisco UCS Director

  • Cisco UCS Director Overview
  • Install Cisco UCS Director
  • Virtual and Physical Accounts
  • Policies, Virtual Data Centers, and Catalogs
  • Self-Service Portal
  • Cisco UCS Director with VMware
  • Managing VMs
  • Compute Management with Cisco UCS Director
  • Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director

Implementing Cisco Intersight

  • Cisco Intersight Overview
  • Key Features of Cisco Intersight

Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS

  • Cisco UCS Manager XML API
  • Cisco UCS Management Information Tree
  • Managed Object Browser
  • Cisco UCS Manager PowerTool
  • Cisco UCS Python SDK

Implementing Monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager

  • Logging Sources in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Port Monitoring Capabilities of Cisco UCS Manager
  • SNMP Security Ramifications
  • Cisco UCS Manager Call Home Feature
  • Describe the Cisco UCS Manager Call Home feature

Labs

  • Configure Pod-Specific Device Aliases
  • Configure Zoning
  • Configure VSANs in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Configure Unified Ports on Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects
  • Install and Boot VMware ESXi on Cisco UCS from the FCoE LUN
  • Configure RBAC
  • Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users via OpenLDAP
  • Configure a Trusted Point and Key Ring in Cisco UCS Manager
  • Install Cisco UCS Director
  • Configure Cisco UCS Director
  • Discover Infrastructure with Cisco UCS Director
  • Examine the Cisco UCS Director GUI
  • Design Services in Cisco UCS Director
  • Configure Cisco UCS with Cisco Intersight
  • Configure Cisco UCS Manager Using Scripting
  • Implement Syslog and Call Home