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UCSDACI – Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI


Mandy Jackson


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The Course Name: UCSDACI - Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI


The Duration: 5 Days


The Overview:


The purpose of this course is to teach participants the different features of UCS Director software to manage Physical and Virtual Infrastructure elements including ACI and also explore Orchestration and Automation functions of Cisco UCS Director to effectively manage infrastructure and automate IT processes with features such as Bare metal provisioning, Compute/Network/Storage Management, Orchestration including APIC, CloupiaScript, SSH and PowerShell Tasks, UCS Director Custom Tasks etc.


What You Will Learn:


  •               Cisco UCS Director Architecture
  •               Cisco UCS Director Setup and Configuration
  •               Tenant Onboarding
  •               How to resource groups and Service offerings
  •               How to make discovery and Catalog Creation
  •               Self-Service Provisioning
  •               Application Containers with Layer 4-7 services


The Course Index:


  1. Overview
  • Business Cloud Mandates
  • Tenant Model
  • Application Requirement and Deployment Challenges
  • UCS Director Solution Introduction
  • Cisco One for Data Center Computing
  1. UCSD Components
  • UCSD Architecture
  • BMA Architecture
  • Deployment Models
  • PSC Architecture
  1. ACI Overview
  • ACI Overview
  • ACI Concepts
  • UCS Director with ACI Solution
  1. UCSD Deployment
  • Deployment
  • Global System Settings
  • Site and POD Management
  1. Role-Based Access Control
  • User Groups
  • Users
  1. Orchestration
  • Tasks and Workflows
  1. UCS Director Tenancy Model
  • Multi-Tenancy with UCS Director / ACI
  • Resource Groups and Service Offerings
  • Tenant Onboarding
  1. Advanced Tenant Onboarding
  • Activities
  • Tagging Resources
  1. Application Containers
  • Understanding Application Containers
  • Application Profiles
  • Application Template
  1. UCSD-PSC Integration
  • LDAP Integration
  • Discover UCSD Resources from PSC
  1. PSC Stack Designer
  • Understanding Stack Designer
  • Designing an Application Stack Using UCSD VACS Container
  1. Layer 4–7 Services
  • Device Packages
  • Service Redirection
  • Layer 4–7 Services Provisioning



Lab 1: UCSD and BMA Installation

Lab 2: Bare Metal Provisioning with Orchestration

Lab 3: Creating Environmental Variables

Lab 4: Creating Resource Groups

Lab 5: Creating the Service Offering and Tenant Profiles

Lab 6: Onboarding Tenant in an ACI Environment

Lab 7: Creating Application Container

Lab 8: Connect UCSD with PSC, Configure LDAP in PSC, and Discover UCSD Resources (APIC Container Templates)

Lab 9: Creating Infrastructure Templates Using Stack Designer

Lab 10: Define Application Configurations for a Two-Tier Application Service

Lab 11: Deploy an Two-Tier Application Container from PSC

Lab 12: Deploying a Multi-Tier Application Container

Lab 13: Adding Layer 4–7 Services

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Price : Free

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