FlexPod UCS Director Infrastructure Management (FPUCSDIM)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline Lab Topology

Course Overview

Managing your IT infrastructure and delivering converged workload solutions requires a management approach that meets evolving business application requirements. The Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management training provides an optimal methodology to manage a converged infrastructure and the underlying virtualized application (vApp) workloads.

Cisco UCS Director delivers both the capabilities and benefits to operationally manage any cloud infrastructure using industry leading technologies and reference architectures such as Cisco UCS, Cisco Nexus platforms, NetApp FlexPod and ExpressPOD.

Who should attend

  • Data Center Architects
  • Data Center Operations Professionals
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Cloud Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners


The knowledge and skills that you should posess before attending this course are as follows:

  • Data center operations literacy – management, automation, monitoring
  • Cloud computing concepts and cloud architecture
  • A basic understanding of data storage reference architectures

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop you should be able to:

  • Articulate how the Cisco UCS Director product fits into the infrastructure management functions of a data center operation
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director key benefits, supported by use cases
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director deployment models
  • Understand basic Cisco UCS Director administration tasks
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director infrastructure management concepts
  • Explain physical and virtual infrastructure monitoring and management using Cisco UCS Director
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director orchestrator, orchestration flows and its out-of-the-box task library
  • Explain additional Cisco UCS Director features

After completing the lab exercises, you will be able to:

  • Implement initial Cisco UCS Director configuration
  • Perform physical and virtual infrastructure management
  • Perform automation tasks across converged infrastructure
  • Demonstrate built-in tasks and out-of-the-box workflows enabling extension and customization of the system

Course Content

This hands-on 2-day workshop with hands on labs immerses you into the operations of Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management 1.0 and its functional components based on FlexPod. You will get a hands-on experience setting up Cisco UCS Director infrastructure and learn how to monitor and manage physical and virtual server resources, manage storage and manage network infrastructure. The deployment, maintenance and update capabilities that are supported by Cisco UCS Director are also covered.

Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

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Online Training

Duration 2 days

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