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Cisco Unified Computing System Online Training


Jeff Kish


Cisco Unified Computing System Online Training

In this intermediate Cisco skills training, Jeff Kish covers how to configure iSCSI VLANs, iSCSI QoS, iSCSI Boot, and UCS appliance ports.

This Configuring UCS skills course is an essential resource for anyone who works with UCS. Cisco UCS makes really deep configurations relatively easy. You just need to learn how to do it.

Once you're done with this Cisco Unified Computing System training, you’ll have a good handle on vNIC template types, fabric failover, overlay vNIC, storage arrays, and iSCSI Boot service profiles. It’s everything you need to know about configuring UCS with ease.

For anyone with network engineers on their team, this Cisco training can be used to onboard new network engineers, curated into individual or team training plans, or simply used as a Cisco reference resource.

Cisco Unified Computing System: What You Need to Know

This MCSA: Windows Server 2016 training covers 642-999 DCUCI Unified Computing Systems exam objectives, including these topics:

  • Configure networking elements in the UCS Manager
  • Identify what a proper iSCSI boot looks like
  • Change the unified ports of UCS from Ethernet to FC
  • Create a QoS policy for FCOE traffic
  • Configure backups in a UCS environment
  • Control access to UCS Manager
  • Create RBAC roles and assign them to users
  • Add iSCSI vNICs to a Service profile
  • Configure iSCSI storage and Fibre Channel (FC) storage

Who Should Take Cisco Unified Computing System Training?

This Cisco Unified Computing System training is considered engineer-level Cisco training, which means it was designed for network engineers. This Unified Computing Systems skills course is designed for network engineers with three to five years of experience with data center infrastructure.

New or aspiring network engineers. New network engineers may not know precisely where they want their careers to go, but learning to manage and maintain Unified Computing Systems is a good direction. Configuring UCS requires a solid foundation with networking principles, and then a good tutorial on the fine-grain controls in the system. Fortunately, that’s what this course is designed to give you -- with this Cisco UCS training, you’ll be ready to cut your teeth on iSCSI boots and UCS backups.

Experienced network engineers. For network engineers moving from one vendor to another, this Cisco Unified Computing System training will help you transition with ease. This training will also help anyone replacing their old server for UCS blade servers. There’s quite a bit to learn in a hyper-converged data center. This UCS training will help you upskill so you don’t miss a beat.

Skills You'll Learn in this Course

  • UCS Network Configuration

    Intermediate1 hr 4 mins12 videos
  • UCS FC Storage Configuration

    Intermediate 43 mins9 videos
  • UCS iSCSI Storage Configuration

    Intermediate 44 mins8 videos
  • UCS Service Profile Configuration

    Intermediate 48 mins9 videos
  • UCS Administration Configuration

    Intermediate 25 mins6 videos
  • Cisco Unified Computing System Learning Resources

    This Unified Computing Systems training includes videos, in-video quizzes, and a complete Kaplan IT Unified Computing Systems practice test.

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