Migration to Cisco UCS with Nutanix (NUTANIX-UCS)

This 3-day course will help you understand and perform the migration to Nutanix on Cisco UCS. The course includes several hands-on labs and instructor demos.

Course Information

Price: $2,995.00
Duration: 3 days
Learning Credits:
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Target Audience:

  • Data Center Engineers
  • Nutanix Engineers and Administrators
  • Cisco Server Engineers
  • Data Center Architects
  • Consulting System Engineers
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners


Course Objectives:

  • Understand Cisco UCS Server Administration
  • Describe UCS Manager
  • Understand Nutanix Cloud Solutions
  • Understand Nutanix Prism Central
  • Understand Nutanix AHV concepts
  • Use Prism Central to create and monitor cluster networks
  • Understand and perform migration of workloads with Nutanix Move


Course Outline:

Module 1: Cisco UCS Server Installation and Administration

  • Section 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware
  • Section 2: Describing Cisco UCS Connectivity
  • Section 3: Describing the Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform
  • Section 4: Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profiles
  • Section 5: Configuring Cisco UCS Service Profile Templates
  • Section 6: Describing Cisco UCS Policies for Service Profiles
  • Section 7: Implementing Cisco Intersight

Module 2:  Cisco UCS Operations

  • Section 8: Implementing External Authentication Providers
  • Section 9: Implementing Key Management on Cisco UCS Manager
  • Section 10: Implementing RBAC on Cisco UCS
  • Section 11: Implementing Cisco UCS Firmware Updates
  • Section 12: Describing the Scripting Options for Cisco UCS Manager
  • Section 13: Implementing Monitoring on Cisco UCS Manager

Module 3: Nutanix Prism and Migration

  • Section 14: Getting Started with a Nutanix Cluster
  • Section 15: Configuring Cluster Networking
  • Section 16: Managing Images
  • Section 17: Creating Virtual Machines
  • Section 18: Managing Virtual Machines
  • Section 19: Configuring and Managing Cluster Storage
  • Section 20: Migrating Workloads with Nutanix Move


  • Installation of UCS servers from Service Profile Templates (Instructor Demo)
  • Verification of Cisco UCS blades.
  • Verification of VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V based source Virtual Machines for migration
  • Installation of Nutanix Cluster on Cisco UCS (Instructor Demo)
  • Verification of Nutanix Cluster 
  • Configuring Nutanix Cluster Networking
  • Managing Images with Nutanix
  • Creating Virtual Machines in Nutanix
  • Managing Virtual Machines in Nutanix
  • Configuring and Managing Nutanix Cluster Storage
  • Migrating VMs from ESXi and Hyper-V with Nutanix Move