UCSDACI - Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI


The Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI) v6.6 course shows you how to use Cisco UCS® Director software to manage physical and virtual infrastructure elements, including Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™). You will learn to use orchestration and automation functions of Cisco UCS Director to effectively manage infrastructure and automate IT processes. The course offers hands-on experience installing and configuring Cisco UCS Director software. 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.

This course will help you:
• Learn how to use Cisco UCS Director to automate provisioning, orchestration, and management of infrastructure resources;
• Gain knowledge and skills through Cisco’s unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, and Cisco cloud solution and software.

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Público Alvo

Data Center Professionals who work in data center solutions and manage data center management policies using UCS Director with Cisco ACI.


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.

Pré Requisitos

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge:
• Understanding of server design and architecture;
• Familiarity with Cisco UCS, Cisco ACI, server virtualization, and storage concepts.

Conteúdo Programatico

Course Introduction
Course Outline
Course Goals & Objectives

Introducing Cisco UCS Director
Understanding Data Center Challenges
Understanding the Benefits of Cisco UCS Director

Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components
Explaining Cisco UCS Director Architecture
Explaining Bare-Metal Agent

Introducing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
Understanding Cisco ACI Overview
Understanding Cisco ACI Terms and Constructs

Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management
Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment

Introducing Role-Based Access Control
Explaining User Groups/Roles/Users

Introducing Orchestration
Understanding Orchestration

Introducing Cisco UCS Director ACI
Explaining Cisco UCS Director with ACI Solution

Understanding Multitenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI
Explaining Multitenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI
Understanding Resource Groups and Service Offerings

Introducing Advanced Tenant Onboarding
Onboarding a Tenant
Tagging Resources

Introducing Application Containers
Understanding Application Profiles
Understanding Service Container Catalog

Understanding Deployment Through Self-Service Portal
Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal
Understanding Service Request

Understanding Virtual Data Center
Understanding Policies
Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case

Lab outline
Lab 1: Configure Cisco UCS Director
Lab 2: Cisco UCS Director Discovery
Lab 3: Cisco UCS Director User Interface Familiarization
Lab 4: APIC Orchestration Using Workflows
Lab 5: Import Advance APIC Workflow
Lab 6: Create Environmental Variables
Lab 7: Create Resource Groups
Lab 8: Create Service Offering and Tenant Profiles
Lab 9: Onboard a Tenant in Cisco ACI Environment
Lab 10: Create Application Container
Lab 11: Deploy Multitier Application Container
Lab 12: Self-Service Portal – End User Experience
Lab 13: Service Design
Lab 14: Catalogs
Lab 15: Self-Service Portal – Standard VM Provisioning (End User)
Lab 16: Advance Workflow with Dynamic Input Filter