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

1 days ( Online and onsite )

Unified Computing

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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, such as 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

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Upon completion of Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI) v6.6 course, you will be able to:

  • Datacenter 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

Module 1: Introducing Cisco UCS Director

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Data Center Challenges
  • Lesson 2: Understanding the Benefits of Cisco UCS Director



Module 2: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components

  • Lesson 1: Explaining Cisco UCS Director Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Explaining Bare-Metal Agent



Module 3: Introducing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco ACI Overview
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Cisco ACI Terms and Constructs



Module 4: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment



Module 5: Introducing Role-Based Access Control

  • Lesson 1: Explaining User Groups/ Roles/ Users



Module 6: Introducing Orchestration

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Orchestration



Module 7: Introducing Cisco UCS Director with ACI

  • Lesson 1: Explaining Cisco UCS Director with ACI Solution



Module 8: Understanding Multi-Tenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI

  • Lesson 1: Explaining Multi-Tenancy with Cisco UCS Director ACI
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Resource Groups and Service Offerings



Module 9: Introducing Advanced Tenant Onboarding

  • Lesson 1: Onboarding a Tenant
  • Lesson 2: Tagging Resources



Module 10: Introducing Application Containers

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Application Profiles
  • Lesson 2: Understanding the Service Container Catalog



Module 11: Understanding Deployment Through Self-Service Portal

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Service Request



Module 12: Understanding Virtual Data Center

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Policies
  • Lesson 2: Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case



  • Data Center Architects
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • Engineers requiring advanced configuration skills
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners

It is recommended that a learner has the following knowledge and skills before attending UCSDACI course:

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

Upcoming Dates

From: 25 January, 2021
To: 25 January, 2021


From: 26 April, 2021
To: 26 April, 2021


From: 16 August, 2021
To: 16 August, 2021


From: 6 December, 2021
To: 6 December, 2021


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