Exam Number 642-999 DCUCI
Associated Certifications CCNP Data Center
Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist
Duration 90 minutes (65-75 questions)
Available Languages English
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 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 90-minute, 65−75 question 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 likely to be included on the 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 guidelines below may change at any time without notice.
1.0 Implement C-Series Standalone 9%
1.1 Implement UCS C-Series rack servers
1.2 Implement firmware updates
1.3 Configure CIMC
1.4 Configure network and storage connectivity
1.5 Provision hard drives
1.6 Install ESXI on local hard drives
1.7 Configure logging and monitoring the methods for Cisco UCS
2.0 Configure Cisco UCS B-Series Connectivity 35%
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
3.0 Manage Cisco UCS B-Series 18%
3.1 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
4.0 Provision Cisco UCS Compute Resources 12%
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
5.0 Implement Cisco UCS Server Virtualization Features 26%
5.1 Provision UCS integration with Vmware vCenter server
5.2 Provision UCS vm-fex
5.3 Provision direct path I/O
Which three items must be configured in the Port Profile Client in Cisco Unified Computing System Manager? (Choose three.)
A. port profile
C. data center
E. VMware vCenter IP address
F. VM port group
When configuring roles in the Cisco UCS C-Series, which role should be assigned for a person who must be allowed to power on the server and install a hypervisor using virtual media, but not allowed to configure other Cisco Integrated Management Controller settings?
C. VM admin
Which three components perform the port extension functions for a Cisco UCS domain? (Choose three.)
A. the multiprotocol port on the Cisco storage
B. the Device Manager in Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager
C. the Cisco UCS 2208XP IOMs
D. the Cisco UCS Manager
E. the Cisco Nexus 2232PP FEX
F. the Cisco UCS VIC adapter that has VM-FEX and Adapter FEX technology
Which of the following is true with respect to hardware failover or NIC teaming within a Cisco Unified Computing System?
A. Hardware failover is specified by the operating system.
B. An uplink failure when using automatic pinning requires that hardware failover for the server vNIC be disabled.
C. NIC teaming is controlled by the vNIC.
D. The hardware failover option that is available for Ethernet does not affect Fibre Channel traffic.
While configuring communication between vCenter and Cisco UCS, which two items are contained in the extension file? (Choose two.)
A. extension key
B. plug-in version information
C. SSL private certificate
D. Cisco UCS Manager SSL public certificate
E. SSH public key
F. Cisco UCS Manager admin credentials
G. IP address of the hosts utilizing VM link
H. vCenter SSL public certificate