642-035 DCUCT Troubleshooting Cisco Unified Computing
Exam Number 642-035 DCUCT
Associated Certifications CCNP Data Center Certification
Cisco Unified Computing Support Specialist
Duration 90 minutes (65-75 questions)
Available Languages English
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 exam is associated with the CCNP DC Certification and Cisco Unified Computing Support Specialist Certification.
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 90-minute, 65−75 questions exam is associated with the CCNP® DC Certification and Cisco Unified Computing Support Specialist Certification. 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 Troubleshooting UCS Architecture and System Internals 24%
1.1 Extract diagnostic data i.e., collecting dumps and core files
1.2 Identify issues using FSM
1.3 Troubleshoot boot issues
1.4 Identify using CLI/GUI defective hardware
1.5 Troubleshoot management 0 KVM IP overlap issues
2.0 Troubleshooting UCS Installation, Configuration, and Startup 17%
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
3.0 Troubleshooting UCS SAN/LAN/VLAN Connectivity 12%
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
4.0 UCS Compute Troubleshooting 13%
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 performed 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
5.0 UCS C-Series Standalone Troubleshooting 34%
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.d Array Controllers
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
You must check the path that vNICs uses to communicate. How can you verify whether a vNIC on a Cisco UCS server is in an active state or a failover state?
A. Run the show interface brief command.
B. Connect to the adapter and execute the Master Control Program.
C. Compare the state on both fabric interconnects.
D. Run the show interface status command.
Which CLI command will indicate whether a Cisco UCS C-Series rack-mount server has any failed DIMMs?
A. ucs-c250 / # scope chassis
ucs-c250 /chassis # show dimm-summary B. ucs-c250 / # scope chassis
ucs-c250 /chassis # show dimm-fault C. ucs-c250 / # scope chassis ucs-c250 /chassis # show dimm-ecc D. ucs-c250 / # scope chassis
ucs-c250 /chassis # show dimm-recovery
How many FSM tasks can run concurrently on a server?
You are troubleshooting a remote Cisco UCS environment that has Cisco UCS 2208 I/O Modules. Some of the links from the IOMs to the UCS Fabric Interconnect fail to work as expected. You check whether the SFP is in place and the state of the IOM ports. Which command do you use to view the MAC and PHY status to determine whether the SFP is detected in the IOM?
A. show platform software redwood oper
B. show platform software woodsideoper
C. show platform software woodsidests
D. show platform software redwood post
Looking at the Equipment > Chassis > Servers > Server X view from the Cisco UCS Manager GUI, which tab would you select to identify the fabric interconnect uplink associated with a given virtual circuit?
B. vNIC Paths
C. Virtual Circuit Paths
D. VIF Paths