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UCSDF v6.6 - Cisco® UCS Director Foundation

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UCSDF v6.6 - Cisco® UCS Director Foundation Course Outline

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.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
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

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

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 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
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
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