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Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF)

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Course Content

Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) version 6.6 is a three-day, instructor-led, hands-on training course. This training course will enable Cisco end customers and authorized Cisco System Engineers (SEs) to understand the concepts, architecture, and use cases that are related to the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Director deployment. This course will also prepare the learners to implement basic Cisco UCS Director deployment solutions. The focus is to ensure that the students can implement the core features of the Cisco UCS Director that most implementations require. Students should already be familiar with basic data center concepts.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cisco UCS and FlexPod SEs
  • Data center architects
  • Cloud infrastructure architects
  • Network engineers
  • System administrators
  • Storage administrators

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • SEs who work in data center solutions and manage data center management policies

Prerequisites

The learner is expected to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • General knowledge of cloud and datacenter virtualization
  • Knowledge of Cisco UCS, NetApp Storage, Cisco Nexus, and VMware vCenter
  • Knowledge of datacenter processes and best practices

Course Objectives

After this course you will be able to:

  • Understand Cisco UCS Director architecture
  • Install and configure Cisco UCS Director for POCs in both Cisco ACI and Non-ACI environment
  • Present the features of the software effectively
  • Translate customer needs into possible opportunities
  • Give demos to business and technical decision makers/ influencers

Outline: Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF)

Module 1: Introducing Cisco UCS Director

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Data Center Challenges
  • Lesson 2: Understanding the Benefits of Cisco UCS Director

Module 2: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components

  • Lesson 1: Explaining Cisco UCS Director Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Explaining Bare-Metal Agent

Module 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

Module 4: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment

Module 5: Understanding the Design Phase

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Policies
  • Lesson 2: Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case

Module 6: Understanding Deployment through Self-Service Portal

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Service Request

Module 7: Introducing Orchestration

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Orchestration

Module 8: Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Chargeback in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Reports in Cisco UCS Director

Module 9: Introducing Application Containers

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Application Containers

Labs:

  • 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
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 4,095
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 41 CLC
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Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 4,095
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 41 CLC
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