Course Code: CLDADM

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Cisco : Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration


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This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essentials of Cloud Administration and Operations. The management software applications covered in this course include: Cisco UCS Director: Cisco Prime Service Catalog: Virtual Application Container Services.

This is the second of the courses required by students looking to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate Cloud Certification.

Pre-Requisites

Attendees should meet the following pre-requisites:

  • Attendance of the CCNA Fundamentals course

Cisco Cloud Technologies Overview

  • Reviewing Cloud Environments
  • Reviewing the Virtual Infrastructure
  • Cisco UCS Director Overview
  • Cisco Cloud Solution

Cisco Cloud Administration

  • Administering the Portal in Cisco UCS Director
  • Describing VM Operations in Cisco UCS Director
  • Cisco PSC Services

Cisco Cloud Provisioning

  • Deploying Cisco UCS Templates with Cisco UCS Director
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Director Application Containers
  • Cisco Virtual Application Container Services Basics

Cloud Systems Management and Monitoring

  • System Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Monitoring Dashboards in Cisco UCS Director
  • Reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)
  • Creating Budget and Resource Limits in Cisco UCS Director
  • Cisco UCS Performance Manager

Cloud Remediation

  • Configuring Serviceability Options
  • Interpreting Logs for Root Cause Analysis
  • Reviewing Backup Cisco UCS Director Configurations

Labs:

  • Lab 1: Explore Cisco UCS Director Portal and Register Virtual and Physical Components
  • Lab 2: Explore Cisco UCS Director Portal Administration Tasks
  • Lab 3: Explore Cisco UCS Director VM Operation Tasks Using Predefined Workflow
  • Lab 4: Explore Cisco PSC
  • Lab 5: Explore VM, Cisco UCS, and Server Templates in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 6: Explore Application Container Tasks Defining Two-Tier Application Container
  • Lab 7: Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
  • Lab 8: Explore Cisco UCS Director Built-In Reports
  • Lab 9: Explore Monitoring Dashboards in Cisco UCS Director and Generate a Top-N Report
  • Lab 10: Explore Charge-Back Reporting Capabilities of Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 11: Enable Serviceability Options in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 12: Explore Logs in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lab 13: Back Up Cisco UCS Director Configuration to a Backup Server

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the components of the Cisco Cloud Management software solution
  • Understand the fundamentals of Cloud infrastructure administration
  • Describe reporting and charge-back
  • Provision Clouds using pre-configured templates
  • Perform Cloud management, monitoring and remediation
  • Provision the Cisco UCS Director
  • Provision the Cisco PSC
  • Provision the Cisco ICF
  • Provision the Cisco VACS
  • Provision the Cisco PNSC

Engineers and support personnel involved in the administration and operation of cloud services.

Recommended preparation for the following exam(s):

  • 210-455 - CLDADM

This is one of two exams required for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification for Cloud,