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Cisco - DCUCSCTS: Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System C-series Troubleshooting

Duration: 2 Days
Course Price: $1,895

The Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System C-Series Troubleshooting (DCUCSCTS) course is an instructor-led course delivered by NterOne Corporation to partners and end-user customers. This 2-day course enables the UCS Partner to troubleshoot Level 2 UCS C-Series issues. The goal of this course is to enable UCS Partners, technicians, and engineers to troubleshoot Level 2 UCS C-Series issues.

Objectives

After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a structured approach to troubleshooting UCS C-Series issues
  • Troubleshoot and correct issues related to:
  • Management access
  • LAN connectivity
  • SAN connectivity
  • Local disk and RAID
  • Operating system drives
  • Configure and troubleshoot UCS C-Series integration with UCS Manager

Who Should Attend

 The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center technicians
  • Data center administrators
  • System engineers
  • Data center designers and managers

The Cisco Data Center Unified Computing System C-Series Troubleshooting (DCUCSCTS) course is an instructor-led course delivered by NterOne Corporation to partners and end-user customers. This 2-day course enables the UCS Partner to troubleshoot Level 2 UCS C-Series issues. The goal of this course is to enable UCS Partners, technicians, and engineers to troubleshoot Level 2 UCS C-Series issues.

Objectives

After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a structured approach to troubleshooting UCS C-Series issues
  • Troubleshoot and correct issues related to:
  • Management access
  • LAN connectivity
  • SAN connectivity
  • Local disk and RAID
  • Operating system drives
  • Configure and troubleshoot UCS C-Series integration with UCS Manager

Who Should Attend

 The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center technicians
  • Data center administrators
  • System engineers
  • Data center designers and managers
  • Data Center Unified Computing Implementation (DCUCI) v4.0

Module 1: Troubleshooting Methodology

Topic 1A: UCS C-Series Product Review
Topic 1B: C-Series Initial Setup and Configuration
Topic 1C: UCS C-Series Troubleshooting Methodology
Topic 1D: C-Series Data Gathering Activities

Module 2: Configuring Firmware Updates

Topic 2A: Download Firmware Updates by Using the Host Upgrade Utility
Topic 2B: Perform a Remote Update to the Server BIOS
Topic 2C: Perform a BIOS Update by Using the EFI Shell
Topic 2D: Configure USB Recovery Modules for Server BIOS Recovery

Module 3: Troubleshooting LAN Connectivity

Topic 3A: UCS C-Series P81E Virtual Interface Card Overview
Topic 3B: Fibre Channel over Ethernet Initialization Protocol
Topic 3C: Troubleshoot the UCS C-Series VIC (P81E) Installation and Configuration

Module 4: Troubleshooting SAN Connectivity

Topic 4A: Cisco VIC P81E SAN Configuration
Topic 4B: Fibre Channel over Ethernet Initialization Protocol
Topic 4C: Cisco VIC P81E SAN Troubleshooting

Module 5: Troubleshooting Local Disk and RAID

Topic 5A: UCS C-Series RAID Controller Overview
Topic 5B: UCS C-Series LSI Controller SAS Expanders and Extenders
Topic 5C: UCS C-Series RAID Controller Configuration
Topic 5D: Troubleshoot RAID Adapter and Disk Failures

Module 6: Troubleshooting Operating System Driver Issues

Topic 6A: Installing a Windows Operating System onto a Local Drive
Topic 6B: Installing the Operating System Using SAN Boot
Topic 6C: OS Device Drivers After Installation
Topic 6D: Troubleshoot OS Device Driver Problems

Module 7: Troubleshooting Management Access

Topic 7A: Execute CIMC and BIOS Password Recovery
Topic 7B: Troubleshoot the LOM and Cisco Card Mode
Topic 7C: Troubleshoot IPMI Access
Topic 7D: Troubleshoot SoL Access

Module 8: Configuring UCS C-Series Integration with UCS Manager

Topic 8A: UCS C-Series and UCS Manager Integration Overview
Topic 8B: UCS C-Series and UCS Manager Installation
Topic 8C: UCS C-Series and UCS Manager Troubleshooting

Hands-On Labs Included

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