Cisco Intersight Overview (DCISO) 1.0

The Cisco Intersight Overview (DCISO) 1.0 certification is a globally recognized standard that validates a candidate’s understanding of the Cisco Intersight infrastructure management platform. It focuses primarily on the key components, architectures, deployment models, and features of Intersight. Industries use it to benchmark specialists capable of managing, integrating, and optimizing the platform to streamline operations and enhance scalability. As part of Cisco’s digital transformation initiatives, the DCISO certification reassures industries of an IT professional's ability to leverage intersight to maximize domain-centric automation, orchestration, and operations across multiple sites.

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This course will help you:

  • Use SaaS or on-prem version of Cisco Intersight to enable IT organizations to analyze, simplify, and automate their environments in more advanced ways than the prior generations of tools
  • Gain hands-on experience using Cisco Intersight
  • Understand the X-Series, B-Series, and C-Series product line similarities and differences
  • Describe Cisco Intersight and how it can be used to manage UCS and Cisco Hyperflex®
  • Understand the process for upgrading firmware with Cisco Intersight
  • Administering server profiles, pools, and policies with Cisco Intersight
  • Describe how to get started with Cisco Intersight programmability


Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Understand Cisco UCS Management in Cisco Intersight
  • Describe the Cisco UCS Platform including Cisco X-Series
  • Understand Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer
  • Explain Kubernetes Orchestration with Cisco Intersight Kubernetes Service (IKS) and Cisco UCS
  • Perform Automation Using Cisco Intersight
  • Create Intersight Elements Using Terraform
  • Manage Intersight Using the API

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • System administrators
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Systems integrators
  • Channel partners
  • Value-added resellers
  • Customer sales engineers
  • DevOps engineers
  • Sales engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects 



The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Data Center experience
  • Operating systems and virtualization experience
  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Basic knowledge of servers and storage
  • Familiarity with Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) and Cisco Hyperflex
  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS networking and storage concepts

The following Cisco courses may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS)
  • Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)

Course Outline:

  • Describing Cisco UCS Management in Cisco Intersight
  • Describing the Cisco UCS Platform
  • Describing Cisco Intersight Workloads
  • Describing Automation Options Using Cisco Intersight

Lab Outline:

Labs are designed to assure learners a whole practical experience, through the following practical activities:

  • Configure Threat Prevention
  • Implement Web Security
  • Configure Cisco Intersight
  • Configuring Cisco Intersight Cisco UCS Server Profile
  • Explore a Cisco Intersight–Initiated Server OS installation
  • Configure the Cisco UCS X-Server in Cisco Intersight Managed Mode
  • Explore Cisco UCS Firmware Update
  • Kubernetes Orchestration with Cisco IKS
  • Cisco Intersight Cloud Orchestration
  • Configure Terraform Provider Registry
  • Configure Cisco Intersight with the Cisco Intersight API  

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