Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM)

Course Overview

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Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM) v1.0 is a new 5-day ILT course designed to help students prepare for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate level certification specializing in Cloud technologies. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essentials of Cloud administration and operations

Target Audience

The primary target audiences for the course are:

  • Cloud Operators Engineers- basic operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions

Secondary target audiences for the course are:
  • Cloud Technical Administrator - implementation operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions
  • Cloud Infrastructures Architects - design infrastructure and operations of Cloud Services using Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions

Prerequisites

Attendance of the CCNA Cloud Fundamentals course, Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND)

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Provision the Cisco UCS director (UCSD)
  • Provision the Cisco Prime Services Catalog (PSC)
  • Provision the Cisco Virtual Application Container Services (VACS)
  • Provision the Cisco Intercloud Fabric Director (ICF)
  • Provision the Cisco Prime Network Services Controller (PNSC)

Course Outline

Module and Lab Details Available in Full Course Outline​

Module 1: Cisco Cloud Technologies Overview

  • Lesson 1: Reviewing Cloud Environments
  • Lesson 2: Reviewing the Virtual Infrastructure
  • Lesson 3: Cisco UCS Director Overview
  • Lesson 4: Cisco Cloud Solution
  • Lesson 5: Module Summary
  • Lesson 6: Module Self-Check
Module 2: Cisco Cloud Administration
  • Lesson 1: Administering the Portal in UCSD
  • Lesson 2: Describing Virtual Machines Operations in Cisco UCSD
  • Lesson 3: Cisco Prime Service Catalog Services
  • Lesson 4: Module Summary
  • Lesson 5: Module Self-Check
Module 3: Cisco Cloud Provisioning
  • Lesson 1: Deploying UCS Templates with UCSD
  • Lesson 2: Explaining UCSD Application Containers
  • Lesson 3: Cisco Virtual Application Container Services Basics
  • Lesson 4: Module Summary
  • Lesson 5: Module Self-Check
Module 4: Cloud Systems Management and Monitoring
  • Lesson 1: System Monitoring in UCS Director
  • Lesson 2: Working with Monitoring Dashboards in UCSD
  • Lesson 3: Reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)
  • Lesson 4: Creating Budget and Resource Limits in UCSD
  • Lesson 5: Cisco UCS Performance Manager
  • Lesson 6: Module Summary
  • Lesson 7: Module Self-Check
Module 5: Cloud Remediation
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Serviceability Options
  • Lesson 2: Interpreting Logs for Root Cause Analysis
  • Lesson 3: Reviewing Backup Cisco UCSD Configurations
  • Lesson 4: Module Summary
  • Lesson 5: Module Self-Check

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

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