Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI) v6.6

Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI) v6.6 Certification Training Course Overview

Overview

In this course, you will learn about different features of UCS Director software to manage physical and virtual infrastructure elements including Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). You will get a chance to explore orchestration and automation functions of Cisco UCS Director to effectively manage infrastructure and automate IT processes. You will also learn about features such as bare-metal provisioning; compute, network, and storage management; orchestration, including Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC); Cisco UCS Director custom tasks, and more.

Target Audience

  • Data center architects
  • Cloud infrastructure architects
  • Network engineers
  • System administrators
  • Storage administrators
  • Engineers requiring advanced configuration skills
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should understand:

  • Data center challenges and cloud solutions
  • Cisco UCS Director architecture
  • Cisco UCS Director setup and configuration
  • Cisco ACI
  • Multitenancy in FlexPod Cisco ACI infrastructure
  • Resource groups and service offerings
  • Tenant onboarding
  • Self-service provisioning
  • Application containers
This course prepares you for Exam 300-620.

Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI) v6.6 (Duration : 32 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Introducing Cisco UCS Director
  • Understanding Data Center Challenges
  • Understanding the Benefits of Cisco UCS Director
Module 2: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Director Architecture
  • Explaining Bare-Metal Agent
Module 3: Introducing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
  • Understanding Cisco ACI Overview
  • Understanding Cisco ACI Terms and Constructs
Module 5: Introducing Role-Based Access Control
  • Explaining User Groups/Roles/Users
Module 6: Introducing Orchestration
  • Understanding Orchestration
Module 7: Introducing Cisco UCS Director ACI
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Director with ACI Solution
Module 8: Understanding Multitenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI
  • Explaining Multitenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI
  • Understanding Resource Groups and Service Offerings
Module 9: Introducing Advanced Tenant Onboarding
  • Onboarding a Tenant
  • Tagging Resources
Module 10: Introducing Application Containers
  • Understanding Application Profiles
  • Understanding Service Container Catalog
Module 11: Understanding Deployment Through Self-Service Portal
  • Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal
  • Understanding Service Request
Module 12: Understanding Virtual Data Center
  • Understanding Policies
  • Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case
Module 13: Lab outline
  • Configure Cisco UCS Director
  • Cisco UCS Director Discovery
  • Cisco UCS Director User Interface Familiarization
  • APIC Orchestration Using Workflows
  • Import Advance APIC Workflow
  • Create Environmental Variables
  • Create Resource Groups
  • Create Service Offering and Tenant Profiles
  • Onboard a Tenant in Cisco ACI Environment
  • Create Application Container
  • Deploy Multitier Application Container
  • Self-Service Portal – End User Experience
  • Service Design
  • Catalogs
  • Self-Service Portal – Standard VM Provisioning (End User)
  • Advance Workflow with Dynamic Input Filter
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Course Prerequisites

Understanding of server design and architecture Familiarity with Cisco UCS, Cisco ACI, server virtualization, and storage concepts