Cisco/Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution (FPIMPADM)

Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution (FPIMPADM) Certification Training Course Overview

FlexPod Implementation and Administration is a 3-day instructor-led course where you will learn to set up, configure, and administer the FlexPod architecture. The course provides a comprehensive understanding of the configuration requirements for FlexPod at the network, storage, and compute layers of the architecture.

Target Audience

  • Network engineers
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers
  • Server administrators

Learning Objectives

  • Outline the FlexPod implementation workflow
  • List the Cisco Nexus family components
  • Illustrate FlexPod physical cabling
  • Identify the NetApp FAS and AFF components
  • Perform NetApp cluster setup and storage configuration
  • List the Cisco UCS components
  • Show how to configure resource pools, policies and SAN connectivity
  • List virtualization solutions in FlexPod
  • Compare FlexPod application workloads
  • List FlexPod Cisco management tools
  • Explain FlexPod NetApp management tools

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08 - 10 Aug 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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06 - 08 Sep 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
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Course Modules

Module 1: FlexPod Architecture and Implementation Overview
  • Overview of the FlexPod Solution
  • Common FlexPod Architectures
  • FlexPod Implementation and Administration Overview
Module 2: The FlexPod Network Layer
  • FlexPod Network Layer Components
  • Cabling the FlexPod Network
  • Configuring the FlexPod Network
Module 3: The FlexPod Storage Layer
  • FlexPod Storage Layer Components
  • FlexPod Storage Cabling
  • FlexPod Storage Configuration
Module 4: The FlexPod Compute Layer
  • FlexPod Compute Layer Components
  • FlexPod Compute Configuration
Module 5: Overview of FlexPod Workload Solutions
  • FlexPod Virtualization Solutions
  • FlexPod Application Workloads
Module 6: FlexPod Management Tools
  • FlexPod Cisco Management Tools
  • FlexPod NetApp Management Tools
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Course Prerequisites

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

  • Technical Overview of FlexPod Solutions WBT
  • Cisco CCENT or equivalent
  • NetApp NCDA or equivalent
  • Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as Microsoft, Red Hat, or VMware)