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642-999 DCUCI

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing

Exam Number 642-999 DCUCI
Associated Certifications CCNP Data Center Certification
Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist
Duration 90 minutes (65-75 questions)
Available Languages English
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The 642-999 DCUCI Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing exam is associated with the CCNP DC certification and with the Cisco Unified Computing Support Specialist. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing. Concepts like setup of the computing environment in a standalone and rack-mountable configuration, provisioning of storage resources, backup, management functions and deployment of a virtualized environment are covered by this exam.

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  •   9%     1.0   Implement C-Series Standalone

      • 1.1   Implement UCS C-Series rack servers
      • 1.2   Implement Firmware updates
      • 1.3   Configuring CIMC
      • 1.4   Configuring network and storage connectivity
      • 1.5   Provision hard drives
      • 1.6   Installing ESXI on local hard drives
      • 1.7   Configure logging and monitoring the methods for Cisco UCS
  • 35%     2.0   Configure Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity

      • 2.1   Configure B-Series overall connectivity
      • 2.2   Implement UCS B-Series component installation
      • 2.3   Configure B-Series LAN connectivity
      • 2.4   Configure B-Series SAN connectivity
  • 18%     3.0   Manage Cisco UCS B-Series

      • 31.1   Implement security in a Cisco UCS
      • 3.2   Identify the steps necessary to manage software and firmware
                 versions and upgrades in a Cisco UCS
      • 3.3   Implement backup and import for Cisco UCS database
      • 3.4   Configure logging and monitoring the methods for Cisco UCS
      • 3.5   Configure the Call Home feature in a Cisco UCS system
      • 3.6   Describe High Availability for the Fabric interconnect cluster
  • 12%     4.0   Provision Cisco UCS Compute Resources

      • 4.1   Provision network connectivity in a Cisco UCS
      • 4.2   Provision storage sources in a Cisco UCS
      • 4.3   Provision resource pools in a Cisco UCS
      • 4.4   Provision resource policies in a Cisco UCS
      • 4.5   Provision service profiles in a Cisco UCS
      • 4.6   Provision O/S parameters in a Cisco UCS
      • 4.7   Provision the base UCS system configuration
      • 4.8   Provision virtual HBAs
      • 4.9   Provision VNICs and VNIC policies in a Cisco UCS
      • 4.10   Provision C-Series integration
  • 26%     5.0   Implement Cisco UCS Server Virtualization

      • 5.1   Provision UCS integration with Vmware vCenter server
      • 5.2   Provision UCS vm-fex
      • 5.3   Provision direct path I/O
  • The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

    • Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)

    Courses listed are offered by Cisco Learning Partners-the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the List of Learning Partners for a Cisco Learning Partner nearest you.

    A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, directly from Cisco Press.

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