Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF v6.6)

Price
$3,895.00
Duration
 3 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

The Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) v6.6 course helps you understand concepts, architecture, and deployment use cases for Cisco UCS® Director. You will gain hands-on experience in deploying basic Cisco UCS Director solutions. You will also practice using core features that most implementations require, such as services design, using the self-service portal for provisioning services, creating workflows that enable cloud automation and standardize IT services, and more.

 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Dec 08  - Dec 10, 2021
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Feb 07  - Feb 09, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led

Who Should Attend

  • Data Center Architects
  • Cloud infrastructure Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • System Engineers who work in data center solutions and manage data center management policies
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners

Course Objectives

  • Understand Cisco UCS Director architecture
  • Understand deployment models of Cisco UCS Director
  • Configure virtual data centers, policies, and catalogs
  • Understand the unified infrastructure management capabilities of Cisco UCS Director
  • Understand orchestration and build advanced workflows
  • Understand application containers

Agenda

1 - Introducing Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Data Center Challenges
  • Lesson 2: Understanding the Benefits of Cisco UCS Director
2 - Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components
  • Lesson 1: Explaining Cisco UCS Director Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Explaining Bare-Metal Agent
3 - Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
  • Lesson 1: Explaining Cisco UCS Director Deployment
  • Lesson 2: Explaining Global System Settings
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Site and Pod Management
4 - Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
5 - Understanding the Design Phase
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Policies
  • Lesson 2: Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case
6 - Understanding Deployment through Self-Service Portal
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Service Request
7 - Introducing Orchestration
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Orchestration
8 - Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Chargeback in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Reports in Cisco UCS Director
9 - Introducing Application Containers
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Application Containers
10 - Lab Outline
  • Guided Lab 1: Configure Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 2: Cisco UCS Director Discovery
  • Guided Lab 3: Cisco UCS Director GUI Familiarization
  • Guided Lab 4: Service Design
  • Guided Lab 5: Catalogs
  • Guided Lab 6: Self-Service Portal
  • Guided Lab 7: Orchestration Workflow Design
  • Guided Lab 8: Advanced Workflow Design
  • Guided Lab 9: Create Application Container

Prerequisites

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • General knowledge of cloud and data center virtualization
  • Knowledge of Cisco UCS, NetApp storage, Cisco Nexus® switches, and VMware vCenter
  • Knowledge of data center processes and best practices
 

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