Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF)

Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) Course Overview:

What you’ll learn in this course
The Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF) 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.

How you’ll benefit
This course will help you:
● Learn how to deploy Cisco UCS Director to replace manual configuration and provisioning processes with orchestration to optimize and simplify delivery of private cloud and data center Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
● Gain knowledge and skills through Cisco’s unique combination of lessons and hands -on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco®learning technologies, Cisco cloud solutions, and software
● Be the technical consultant on deployment options and g ive technical demonstrations

Who should enroll
● 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

Technology areas
● Cloud


After taking this course, you 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

● Introducing Cisco UCS Director
◦ Understanding Data Center Challenges
◦ Understanding the Benefits of Cisco UCS Director
● Understanding Cisco UCS Director Components
◦ Explaining Cisco UCS Director Architecture
◦ Explaining Bare-Metal Agent
● Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
◦ Explaining Cisco UCS Director Deployment
◦ Explaining Global System Settings
● Understanding Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management
◦ Understanding Cisco UCS Director Deployment
● Understanding the Design Phase
◦ Understanding Policies
◦ Understanding vDC and Groups Use Case
● Understanding Deployment Through the Self-Service Portal
◦ Understanding the Self-Service Provisioning Portal
◦ Understanding Service Request
● Introducing Orchestration
◦ Understanding Orchestration

● Reporting and Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
◦ Understanding Chargeback in Cisco UCS Director
◦ Understanding Reports in Cisco UCS Director
● Introducing Application Containers
◦ Understanding Application Containers

● 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

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge before attending:
● 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

Discover the perfect fit for your learning journey

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Live Online

  • Convenience
  • Cost-effective
  • Self-paced learning
  • Scalability


  • Interaction and collaboration
  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time feedback
  • Personal attention


  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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