Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v5.0 - DCUCT (Professional)

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v5.0 - DCUCT (Professional) Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCT) v5.1 is a 4-day course designed to prepare system engineers and implementers with the knowledge and hands-on experience to troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers operating in standalone and integrated modes. The course offers the student hands-on experience with configuration procedures and a familiarity with common troubleshooting scenarios and recommended solutions.

This course includes all material from the Cisco DCUCT v5.0 class. In addition, it includes materials and labs developed by Skyline-ATS that provide advanced UCS B-Series troubleshooting information and techniques.

To participate in the hands-on labs in this class, you need to bring a laptop computer with the following:

- We recommend using at least a Pentium 4 or better and 1 GB of RAM or more.
- We recommend running Windows XP Professional SP3 or greater (Vista & Windows 7/8).
- Mac & Linux machines are also supported.
- Browser Requirements: Internet Explorer 10 or greater or Mozilla Firefox. (Safari and Mozilla Firefox for Mac OSX)
- All students are required to have administrator rights to their PCs and cannot be logged in to a domain using any Group Policies that will limit their machine's capabilities.
- If you do not have administrator rights to your PC, you at least need permissions to download, install, and run Cisco Any Connect Client.
- If you are participating in a WebEx event, it is highly recommended to take this class at a location that has bandwidth speeds at a minimum of 1 Mbps bandwidth speeds.

Next Class Dates

Contact us to customize this class with your own dates, times and location. You can also call 1-888-563-8266 or chat live with a Learning Consultant.

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Intended Audience for this Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v5.0 - DCUCT (Professional) Course

  • » The primary audience for this course is as follows: Cisco UCS Partner support-level engineers
  • » The secondary audience for this course is as follows: Cisco customers responsible for advanced UCS troubleshooting

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Course Prerequisites for Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v5.0 - DCUCT (Professional)

  • » Knowledge covered by the Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (ICDCT) course
  • » UCS configuration knowledge, such as is covered in the Configuring Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCS) course
  • » Knowledge covered by the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) course
  • » Familiarity with server virtualization (for example, VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • » Familiarity with administration of common operating systems (for example, Linux and Windows)

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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v5.0 - DCUCT (Professional) Course Objectives

  • » Describe the Cisco UCS B-Series architecture, installation, and configuration, and the processes and tools for determining related issues
  • » Describe troubleshooting processes on the standalone Cisco UCS C-Series deployments
  • » Describe the valid Cisco UCS C-Series integrated architecture and the process of determining issues related to integration of Cisco UCS C-Series server with Cisco UCS Manager
  • » Troubleshoot problems associated with UCS B-Series and standalone UCS C-Series servers using the information provided during the lecture portion of the course.

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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v5.0 - DCUCT (Professional) Course Outline

      1. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series
        1. Understanding UCS B-Series Architecture and Initialization
        2. Troubleshooting UCS B-Series Configurations
        3. Troubleshooting UCS B-Series Operations
        4. Troubleshooting UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
        5. Troubleshooting and Upgrading UCS Manager
        6. Troubleshooting UCS B-Series Hardware
      2. Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Standalone Servers
        1. Understanding UCS C-Series Architecture and Initialization
        2. Troubleshooting UCS C-Series Hardware and Firmware
        3. Troubleshooting UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
        4. Troubleshooting UCS C-Series Locally Attached Storage
        5. Troubleshooting UCS C-Series OS Related Problems
      3. Understanding UCS C-Series Integration
        1. Integrating Cisco UCS C-Series Servers into UCS Manager
        2. Troubleshooting UCS C-Series Server Integration
      4. Lab
        1. Initial System Exploration Using UCS Manager GUI
        2. In-Depth Exploration of the CLI
        3. Break/Fix - UCS Manager and Service Profile Deployment
        4. Support Tools
        5. Break/Fix - Boot From SAN
        6. LUNMAP and LUNLIST
        7. Break/Fix LAN Connectivity (part A)
        8. Break/Fix LAN Connectivity (part B)
        9. Break-Fix Tracing the Data Path
        10. Troubleshooting Memory Issues
        11. Break-Fix C-Series SAN Boot
        12. Break/Fix Network Connectivity

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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