The Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) v6.6 is a 3-day instructor-led or virtual instructor-led course that 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.

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Date: from 20.6.2022 to 22.6.2022
Language: English
Location: Europe/Africa
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Date: from 4.1.2023 to 6.1.2023
Language: English
Location: Europe/Africa
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Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • 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


The course contains these components:
  • 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
  • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
    • Explaining Cisco UCS Director Deployment
    • Explaining Global System Settings
    • Understanding Site and Pod Management
  • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management
    • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
  • Understanding the Design Phase
    • Understanding Policies
    • Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case
  • Understanding Deployment through Self-Service Portal
    • Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal
    • Understanding Service Request
  • Introducing Orchestration
    • Understanding Orchestration
  • Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
    • Understanding Chargeback in Cisco UCS Director
    • Understanding Reports in Cisco UCS Director
  • Introducing Application Containers
    • Understanding Application Containers

Lab outline:
  • Configure Cisco UCS Director
  • Cisco UCS Director Discovery
  • Cisco UCS Director GUI Familiarization
  • Service Design
  • Catalogs
  • Self-Service Portal
  • Orchestration Workflow Design
  • Advanced Workflow Design
  • Create Application Container

Prerequisite Knowledge

The knowledge and skills that a learner should possess before attending this course are as follows:
  • 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