Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) v6.6

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Cisco UCS Director Foundation


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.

The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:
•    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

Target Audience:
The primary audience for this course is as follows:
•    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:
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall 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

Course Outline:
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 Management
•    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

Lab Outline
•    Lab 1: Configure Cisco UCS Director
•    Lab 2: Cisco UCS Director Discovery
•    Lab 3: Cisco UCS Director GUI Familiarization
•    Lab 4: Service Design
•    Lab 5: Catalogs
•    Lab 6: Self-Service Portal
•    Lab 7: Orchestration Workflow Design
•    Lab 8: Advanced Workflow Design
•    Lab 9: Create Application Container