Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)

Course Description

Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) v1.0

The Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) v1.0 shows you how to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) B-series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series, and S-Series rack servers for use in data centers. You will learn how to implement management and orchestration software for Cisco UCS.
In Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS), you will gain hands-on practice on: configuring key features of Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Director, and Cisco UCS Manager; implementing UCS management software including Cisco UCS Director, Cisco UCS Manager, and Cisco Intersight; and more.
This course can be used to prepare for the new CCNP Data Center and CCIE Data Center certifications.
Earn 24 CE credits toward recertification

Learning Objectives

  • 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


  • General knowledge of servers
  • Routing and switching knowledge
  • Storage area networking knowledge
  • Server virtualization knowledge


  1. Configure Pod-Specific Device Aliases
  2. Configure Zoning
  3. Configure VSANs in Cisco UCS Manager
  4. Configure Unified Ports on Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects
  5. Install and Boot VMware ESXi on Cisco UCS from the FCoE LUN
  6. Configure RBAC
  7. Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users via OpenLDAP
  8. Configure a Trusted Point and Key Ring in Cisco UCS Manager
  9. Install Cisco UCS Director
  10. Configure Cisco UCS Director
  11. Discover Infrastructure with Cisco UCS Director
  12. Examine the Cisco UCS Director GUI
  13. Design Services in Cisco UCS Director
  14. Configure Cisco UCS with Cisco Intersight
  15. Configure Cisco UCS Manager Using Scripting
  16. Implement Syslog and Call Home

Course Information

Length: 3 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 12


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Related Training

Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)
Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)
Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS)

Who Should Attend

Server administrators, Network engineers, Systems engineers, Consulting systems engineers, Technical solutions architects, Network administrators, Storage administrators, Network managers, Cisco integrators and partners