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Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM)

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About this Course

Cisco CLDADM teaches Engineers, Technical Admins and Cloud Architects the baseline essential of Cloud administration and operation. This training curriculum will train you to successfully administer, operate and troubleshoot the essential functionalities of the Cloud.

This is a Flex course, which means you have the option of the Instructor-led Classroom course or the Instructor-led Online version offered via VoIP connection. Cisco CLDADM training gives you the flexibility to obtain Cisco Cloud Administration certification in a way that best suits you.

With either the classroom or online version of training, graduates of Cisco CLDADM will bring back to their teams a necessary understanding of Cisco UCS Director software, Cisco Prime Service Catalog and Virtual Application Container Services, as well as the ability to digest reports and charge-back.

Who should attend

Engineers, Technical Administrators and Cloud Architects involved in the administration and operation of cloud services.

Class Prerequisites

What You Will Learn

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the Cisco Cloud management software solution
  • Understand the fundamentals of Cloud infrastructure administration
  • Describe reporting and charge-back
  • Provision Clouds using pre-configured templates
  • Perform Cloud management, monitoring and remediation

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Outline: Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM)

Module 1: Cisco Cloud Technologies Overview

  • Cloud environments
    • Types
    • Private
    • Public
    • Hybrid
    • Providers
  • Server virtual infrastructure
  • Hypervisors in relation to hosts
  • Virtualization and networking
  • UCS Director
    • Orchestrator
    • Catalog
    • Deployment models
  • Cisco Cloud solutions

Module 2: Cisco Cloud Administration

  • Portal administration of UCS Director
    • Users, groups, and RBAC configurations
    • VLAN creation
    • Firewall
    • Datastores
    • Workflow via service catalog
  • VM operations in UCS Director
  • Migrations, resizing, snapshots
  • Cisco PSC Services
    • Configuration of service names and icons
    • Order permissions: RBAC
    • PSC architecture

Module 3: Cisco Cloud Provisioning

  • Template deployment process
  • Managing service profile templates from Cisco UCS Director
  • Application containers
    • Deployment overview
    • Basic support operations
    • Application policy infrastructure controller (APIC) support
  • VACS container topology and deployment methodology

Module 4: Cloud Systems Management and Monitoring

  • Identify ongoing issues
  • Alerts
  • Create monitoring dashboards
  • Customize monitoring dashboards
  • UCS Director reports
  • Resource limits for different tenants
  • Budgets for different tenants
  • UCS performance manager capacity planning
  • UCS performance manager bandwidth monitoring
  • Host groups facilitation of dynamic monitoring

Module 5: Cloud Remediation

  • Configuring serviceability options in Cisco UCS Director
    • Syslog
    • NTP
    • DNS
    • DHCP
    • SMTP
  • Interpreting logs in Cisco UCS Director
  • Database backups and restoration

Labs:

  • Explore Cisco UCSD Portal and Register Virtual and Physical Components
  • Explore Cisco UCS Director Portal Administration Tasks
  • Explore Cisco UCS Director VM Operation Tasks Using Predefined Workflow
  • Explore Cisco PSC
  • Explore VM, Cisco UCS, and Server Templates in Cisco UCS Director
  • Explore Application Container Tasks Defining Two-Tier Application Container
  • Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
  • Explore Cisco UCS Director Built-In Reports
  • Explore Monitoring Dashboards in Cisco UCS Director and Generate a Top-N Report
  • Explore Charge-Back Reporting Capabilities of Cisco UCS Director
  • Enable Serviceability Options in Cisco UCS Director
  • Explore Logs in Cisco UCS Director
  • Back Up Cisco UCS Director Configuration to a Backup Server
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Duration 5 days

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  • United States: US$ 4,295
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 43 CLC
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Duration 5 days

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  • Cisco Learning Credits: 43 CLC
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