Cisco UCS X-Series with Intersight Deployment

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This one-day Cisco UCS X-Series with Intersight Deployment course enables Cisco customers, internal and Partner SEs/FEs to deploy the UCS X9508 chassis, X210c/X410c compute nodes, 6400/6500 Series Fabric Interconnects and options. Participants learn how to prepare the UCS X-Series hardware components for discovery by Intersight Managed Mode (IMM). The course also includes information on how the UCS solution architecture has evolved to the X-Series and how to manage solution components with Intersight. The delivery format is lecture that includes a lab demonstration.

Course Information

Price: $1,195.00
Duration: 1 day
Learning Credits:
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To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills: 

  • Basic understanding of UCS 


Target Audience:

Cisco customers, internal and Partner SEs/FEs looking to deploy the UCS X9508 chassis, X210c/X410c compute nodes, and 6400/6500 Series Fabric Interconnects. 


Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Articulate the solution level architecture of the UCS X-Series solution, and the role of IMM and the key differentiators of the X-Series solution from previous UCS architecture. 
  • Identify the function of each hardware component in the UCS X-Series solution and the communication and traffic flow between components. 
  • Enumerate the key requirements to successfully deploy a UCS X-Series solution with Intersight. 
  • Identify the key features Cisco Intersight as they are accessed to manage a UCS X-Series deployment. 


Course Outline:

Module 1: Cisco UCS X-Series Hardware Components & Traffic Flow 

  • Hardware Component Overview 
  • Cisco UCS X9508 System Chassis 
  • Fabric Components 
  • Compute Options 
  • Storage Options 
  • Networking & Data Flow 
  • Power/Cooling Efficiency 
  • X-Fabric 
  • GPU Front Mezz
  • 5th Generation Fabric

Module 2: Cisco UCS X-Series Installation Considerations

  • Managing Cisco UCS 2.0 with Cisco Intersight
  • Deployment Model Options
  • Installation Considerations
  • Installing and Removing Components 

Module 3: Cisco UCS Migration and Operations

  • Prerequisites
  • Installing Cisco Intersight IMM Transition Tool 
  • Accessing Cisco Intersight IMM Transition Tool 
  • Initiate Migration 
  • Verification

Module 4: Cisco UCS X-Series Management through Intersight 

  • Intersight Overview 
  • Intersight Licensing 
  • Accessing the Intersight Dashboard 
  • Dashboard Navigation 
  • Inventory Views 
  • Configuration of Intersight vs. UCSM/UCSC 
  • Domain Claiming 
  • Domain and Server Policies/Profiles 
  • Submitting Feedback