UCSDF v6.6 – Cisco UCS Director Foundation


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UCSDF v6.6 – Cisco UCS Director Foundation
1 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Unified Computing

Course Details

The UCSDF – Cisco UCS Director Foundation v6.6 course 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.


Upon completion of this course, you will 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


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: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment

Lesson 1: Explaining Cisco UCS Director Deployment

Lesson 2: Explaining Global System Settings

Lesson 3: Understanding Site and Pod Management


Module 4: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management

Lesson 1: Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment


Module 5: Understanding the Design Phase

Lesson 1: Understanding Policies

Lesson 2: Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case


Module 6: Understanding Deployment through Self-Service Portal

Lesson 1: Understanding Self-Service Provisioning Portal

Lesson 2: Understanding Service Request


Module 7: Introducing Orchestration

Lesson 1: Understanding Orchestration


Module 8: Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director

Lesson 1: Understanding Chargeback in Cisco UCS Director

Lesson 2: Understanding Reports in Cisco UCS Director


Module 9: Introducing Application Containers

Lesson 1: Understanding Application Containers


Target Audience

  • Data Center Architects
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • System Engineers who work in data center solutions and manage data center management policies
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners


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

  • 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