This course has been updated. See the new Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) v6.0 course.

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCT) v5.0 course is designed to prepare system engineers and implementers with the knowledge and hands-on experience to properly troubleshoot Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers operating in standalone and integrated modes.
The course offers the student to gain hands-on experience with proper configuration procedures, and become familiar with common troubleshooting scenarios and recommended solutions.


  • Describe the Cisco UCS B-series architecture, installation, and configuration, and the process and tools for determining related issues
  • Describe troubleshooting processes on the standalone Cisco UCS C-Series deployments
  • Describe the valid Cisco UCS C-Series integrated architecture and the process of determining issues related to integration of Cisco UCS C-Series server with Cisco UCS Manager


Cisco UCS B-Series Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Architecture and Initialization
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Operation
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting and Upgrading Cisco UCS Manager
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS B-Series Hardware

Cisco UCS C-Series Troubleshooting
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Architecture and Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series Hardware and Firmware
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series LAN and SAN Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Locally Attached Storage
  • Troubleshooting Operating System-Related Issues

Cisco UCS C-Series Integration Troubleshooting
  • Integrating Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager
  • Troubleshooting Cisco UCS C-Series and Cisco UCS Manager Integration

Prerequisite Knowledge

  • Knowledge covered by the Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (ICDCT) course
  • Knowledge covered by the Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) course
  • Familiarity with server virtualization (for example, VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • Familiarity with administration of common operating systems (for example, Linux and Windows)