Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS)

Course Description

DCIUCS - Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System

The Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) v1.0 is an introductory course that shows you how to deploy, secure, operate and maintain the Cisco Unified Computing system (Cisco UCS) B-Series blade server, Cisco UCS C-Series and S-Series rack servers, and Cisco HyperFlex product family, for use in data centers. You will gain handson practice on basic Cisco UCS server configuration and performing backup and restore activities. This course can be used to prepare for the new CCNP Data Center and CCIE Data Center certifications.

Earn 12 CE credits toward recertification

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Cisco UCS server hardware
  • Describe Cisco UCS connectivity
  • Describe the Cisco HyperFlex Data Platform, its data writing and reading processes, and data optimization
  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS service profiles
  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS service profile templates
  • Describe and implement iSCSI on Cisco UCS
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS firmware updates
  • Describe and implement Cisco UCS backups


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


  1. Explore Cisco UCS Manager GUI
  2. Configure Server and Uplink Ports
  3. Configure VLANs
  4. Configure Basic Identity Pools
  5. Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Pools
  6. Configure a Service Profile Template
  7. Configure an iSCSI Service Profile on Cisco UCS
  8. Perform Backup and Restore Activities

Course Information

Length: 2 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 12


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Related Training

Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)
Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

Who Should Attend

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