Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI v6.6)

Price
$4,795.00
Duration
 4 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

The Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI) v6.6 course shows you how to use Cisco UCS® Director software to manage physical and virtual infrastructure elements, including Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™). You will learn to use orchestration and automation functions of Cisco UCS Director to effectively manage infrastructure and automate IT processes. The course offers hands-on experience installing and configuring Cisco UCS Director software. You will also learn about features such as bare-metal provisioning; compute, network, and storage management; orchestration, including Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC); Cisco UCS Director custom tasks, and more.

 

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Who Should Attend

  • Data center architects
  • Cloud infrastructure architects
  • Network engineers
  • System administrators
  • Storage administrators
  • Engineers requiring advanced configuration skills
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Course Objectives

  • Data center challenges and cloud solutions
  • Cisco UCS Director architecture
  • Cisco UCS Director setup and configuration
  • Cisco ACI
  • Multitenancy in FlexPod Cisco ACI infrastructure
  • Resource groups and service offerings
  • Tenant onboarding
  • Self-service provisioning
  • 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 - Introducing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco ACI Overview
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Cisco ACI Terms and Constructs
4 - Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
5 - Introducing Role-Based Access Control
  • Lesson 1: Explaining User Groups/ Roles/ Users
6 - Introducing Orchestration
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Orchestration
7 - Introducing Cisco UCS Director with ACI
  • Lesson 1: Explaining Cisco UCS Director with ACI Solution
8 - Understanding Multi-Tenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI
  • Lesson 1: Explaining Multi-Tenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Resource Groups and Service Offerings
9 - Introducing Advanced Tenant Onboarding
  • Lesson 1: Onboarding a Tenant
  • Lesson 2: Tagging Resources
10 - Introducing Application Containers
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Application Profiles
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Service Container Catalog
11 - Understanding Deployment Through Self-Service Portal
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Service Request
12 - Understanding Virtual Data Center
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Policies
  • Lesson 2: Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case
13 - Lab Outline
  • Guided Lab 1: Configure Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 2: Cisco UCS Director Discovery
  • Guided Lab 3: Cisco UCS Director User Interface Familiarization
  • Guided Lab 4: APIC Orchestration Using Workflows
  • Guided Lab 5: Import Advance APIC Workflow
  • Guided Lab 6: Create Environmental Variables
  • Guided Lab 7: Create Resource Groups
  • Guided Lab 8: Create Service Offering and Tenant Profiles
  • Guided Lab 9: Onboard a Tenant in Cisco ACI Environment
  • Guided Lab 10: Create Application Container
  • Guided Lab 11: Deploy Multi-Tier Application Container
  • Guided Lab 12: Self-Service Portal – End User Experience
  • Guided Lab 13: Service Design
  • Guided Lab 14: Catalogs
  • Guided Lab 15: Self-Service Portal – Standard VM Provisioning (End User)
  • Guided Lab 16: Advance Workflow with Dynamic Input Filter

Prerequisites

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

  • Understanding of server design and architecture
  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS, Cisco ACI, server virtualization, and storage concepts
 

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