Cisco Ultra M Deployment and Operations (SPMBL301) v1.0

Cisco Ultra M Deployment and Operations (SPMBL301) v1.0 Certification Training Course Overview

Enrol for 3-days Cisco Ultra M Deployment and Operations (SPMBL301) v1.0 training from Koenig Solutions accredited by Cisco. The Cisco Ultra M Deployment and Operations (SPMB301) v1.0 course teaches you about the hardware components of the Cisco® Ultra M virtual packet core solution, including Cisco Nexus® spine and leaf switches and Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) C240 M4S (Small Form Factor) servers.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn about the software components of the Ultra M solution, including the OpenStack Virtual Infrastructure Manager (VIM), the Ultra M Virtualized Network Function (VNF) architecture, and the Cisco Elastic Services Controller, and how the different components operate. The course also covers the operation and administration of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system in relation to the Ultra M Undercloud and Overcloud deployments.

Target Audience:

  • Systems engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners and resellers

Learning Objectives

  • Practice deploying the Ultra M virtualization platform
  • Prepare to use Ultra M to simplify the deployment of mobile core VNFs



Cisco Ultra M Deployment and Operations (SPMBL301) v1.0 (24 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Cisco Ultra M Hardware and Topology Overview
  • Cisco Ultra M Hardware Components
  • Cisco Ultra M UCS Components
  • Cisco Ultra M UCS Interfaces
  • Cisco Ultra M Networking Components
  • Cisco Ultra M Physical Network Topology
Module 2: OpenStack Deployment Architecture and Components
  • OpenStack Overview
  • Nova – OpenStack Compute Service
  • Glance – OpenStack Image Service
  • Neutron – OpenStack Network Service
  • Keystone – OpenStack Identity Service
  • Cinder – OpenStack Block Storage Service
  • OpenStack Horizon Dashboard
Module 3: Ultra M Services Platform
  • Ultra Services Platform Architecture
  • Ultra M VNF Architecture
  • Ultra Automation Services (UAS)
  • Elastic Services Controller
  • OpenStack and Ultra Automation Services
Module 4: VPC-DI Overview and Operation
  • Virtual Packet Core Evolution
  • Ultra M Layer 3 Network Topology
  • VPC-DI Network Topology
  • VPC-DI Packet Flows
Module 5: Ultra M Installation and Deployment
  • Reviewing the Ultra M System Components
  • Planning the Network for Installation and Deployment
  • Deploying Hyperconverged Ultra M Models Using UAS
  • Deploying VNFs Using AutoVNF
  • Deploying VNFs Using AutoVNF
Module 6: Lab outline
  • Install and Set Up Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM) Hypervisor
  • Create the OpenStack Platform Director (OSP-D) KVM Virtual Machine (VM)
  • OSP-D Undercloud Installation
  • Creating the Overcloud VM Nodes
  • Preparing the Overcloud
  • Overcloud Installation
  • Deploying the VNF
  • Exploring the Management Switch and the Leaf and Spine
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Course Prerequisites


  • The Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation LTE (LTE100) course
  • The Cisco Service Provider Mobility Intermediate LTE (LTE200) course
  • Familiarity with the operation and administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Familiarity with TripleO (OpenStack on OpenStack)


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