Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) v6.6

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.

Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) v6.6

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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should 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


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Introducing Cisco UCS Director
  • Understanding Data Center Challenges
  • Understanding the Benefits of Cisco UCS Director
  • 2 - Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Director Architecture
  • Explaining Bare-Metal Agent
  • 3 - Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Director Deployment
  • Explaining Global System Settings
  • Understanding Site and Pod Management
  • 4 - Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management
  • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
  • 5 - Understanding the Design Phase
  • Understanding Policies
  • Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case
  • 6 - Understanding Deployment Through the Self-Service Portal
  • Understanding the Self-Service Provisioning Portal
  • Understanding Service Request
  • 7 - Introducing Orchestration
  • Understanding Orchestration
  • 8 - Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Understanding Chargeback in Cisco UCS Director
  • Understanding Reports in Cisco UCS Director
  • 9 - Introducing Application Containers
  • Understanding Application Containers
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    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

    Other Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge before attending:

    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

    Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) v6.6

    Course Length : 1 Day

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