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UCSDF: Cisco UCS Director Foundation v6.6

A hands-on course that helps you understand the concepts, architecture and deployment use cases for Cisco UCS Director. You will learn how to implement basic Cisco UCS Director solutions with specific focus on the core features that most Cisco UCS Director implementations require. Services Design, using the self-service portal for provsioning services, creating workflows that enable cloud automation and standardise IT services are a just a few of the features incorporated. You should at the end of this course be able to build effective business processes around infrastructure automation and orchestration.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student 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 Content

  • Introducing Cisco UCS Director
  • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components
  • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
  • Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management
  • Understanding the Design Phase
  • Understanding Deployment Through the Self-Service Portal
  • Introducing Orchestration
  • Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Introducing 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 an Application Container

Target Audience

UCS System Engineers involved in the deployment and management of data center solutions utilising Cisco UCS Director.


Course Duration

3 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • General knowledge of cloud and datacenter virtualization
  • Knowledge of Cisco UCS, NetApp Storage, Nexus, and VMware vCenter - DCUCI, DCII and VSICMrecommeneded.
  • Knowledge of datacenter processes and best practices

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Virtual - AEST

20 Jul 2020 - 22 Jul 2020

AUD $4950

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21 Sep 2020 - 23 Sep 2020

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Virtual - AEST

23 Nov 2020 - 25 Nov 2020

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