Modern DC Management using Cisco Intersight (INTERSIGHT)

Overview 

Few organisations today have a completely single on-prem style DC. As companies move to a more Virtualised, Containerised and multi-staged environments, a SAAS management platform that understands public cloud, private cloud and on-premises environments becomes crucial to the management of the modern Data Centre. 

This one day hands-on course gives participants a chance to see how Intersight can be used to: 

  • Mange on-premises UCS and Hyperflex equipment 
  • Deploy and manage the Hyperflex Application Platform 
  • integrate with 3rd party platforms using the API 
  • Install Intersight Virtual Appliance 

Targeted Audience 

  • This course is aimed at data centre professionals, network administrators, systems administrators and system architects 

Pre-requisites 

Attendees who are familiar with the following will be best placed to gain the most from this course: 

  • Server virtualisation 
  • Hyperconverged Infrastructure concepts 
  • UCS Series hardware 

Duration

1 day

Outline 

  • Intersight Overview 
  • Intersight Device Connector concept 
  • Intersight Options 
  • UCS 
  • Hyperflex 
  • Pure Storage 
  • Virtualization 
  • Orchestration 
  • Connected TAC 
  • Intersight Virtual Appliance  
  • Intersight Setup 
  • Licence levels 
  • Licence Activation 
  • Cisco Intersight Account setup 
  • Claiming devices in Intersight 
  • Unclaiming devices 
  • Managing and customising the Intersight GUI 
  • Users and Role Based Access Control 
  • Cisco Intersight API 
  • Intersight Appliance Settings 
  • Cisco Intersight Organisations 
  • Intersight API 
  • Intersight API Overview 
  • Management Information Model 
  • Query Syntax 

Labs 

  • Claiming a device in Intersight 
  • Exploring the Intersight SAAS GUI 
  • User Management and RBAC 
  • Using API to remove a dummy Intersight account