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642-035 DCUCT Troubleshooting Cisco Unified Computing

The 642-035 Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing exam tests a candidate’s skills of troubleshooting a virtualized computing environment based on Cisco Unified Computing System platform, focusing on features like storage and network connectivity, installation, memory issues, booting issues, drivers, BIOS and adapters connectivity issues. This 642-035 DCUCT exam is associated with the CCNP DC Certification and Cisco Unified Computing Support Specialist Certification.

Troubleshooting Cisco Unified Computing is the full name of 642-035 DCUCT exam. The Associated Certifications are CCNP Data Center Certification and Cisco Unified Computing Support Specialist. There are 65-75 questions in real Cisco 642-035 DCUCT exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The available languages are English and Japanese. Candidates can register Cisco 642-035 DCUCT exam at Pearson VUE testing center.

Cisco 642-035 DCUCT exam topics cover the following sections, which can be helpful in your preparation.

24% 1.0 Troubleshooting UCS Architecture and System Internals

1.1 Extract diagnostic data i.e., collecting dumps and core files
1.2 Identify issues using FSM
1.3 Troubleshoot boot issues
1.3.a Blades
1.3.b OS
1.4 Identify using CLI/GUI defective hardware
1.5 Troubleshoot management 0 KVM IP overlap issues

17% 2.0 Troubleshooting UCS Installation, Configuration, and Startup

2.1 Configure and troubleshoot RBAC
2.2 Configure and troubleshoot modes and perform reboots
2.3 Configure and troubleshoot power consumption, power availability, and power policies
2.4 Manage service profiles
2.5 Understand and troubleshoot the UCSM upgrade process

12% 3.0 Troubleshooting UCS SAN/LAN/VLAN Connectivity

3.1 Configure and capture SPAN traces
3.2 Troubleshoot fiber channel services
3.3 Troubleshoot L2 issues
3.4 Troubleshoot link-level issues
3.5 Configure and troubleshoot jumbo frames
3.6 Troubleshoot dynamic vNIC

13% 4.0 UCS Compute Troubleshooting

4.1 Troubleshoot CIMC GUI and CLI remote access methods
4.2 Using CLI/GUI Troubleshoot packet flow from server to the fabric
4.3 Identify the steps that need to be perform on a rack standalone prior to integration into the ucsm
4.4 Describe the various methods to update the server BIOS/CIMC/adapters/array controllers
4.5 Troubleshoot OS driver issues
4.6 Troubleshoot memory issues
4.7 Troubleshoot boot issues
4.8 Troubleshoot redundant paths
4.9 Troubleshoot different adapters
4.10 Describe the process for password recovery

34% 5.0 UCS C-Series Standalone Troubleshooting

5.1 Troubleshoot using CIMC GUI and CLI remote access methods
5.2 Use CIMC utilities for performance validation and data gathering activities
5.3 Update the server with the various methods
5.3.a BIOS
5.3.b CIMC
5.3.c Adapters
5.3.d Aarray controllers
5.3.e LOM
5.4 Troubleshoot OS driver issues
5.5 Troubleshoot memory issues
5.6 Troubleshoot boot issues
5.7 Troubleshoot Local Disk and RAID controller
5.8 Troubleshoot FCoE Connectivity
5.9 Describe the process for password recovery