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Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI

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Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI

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UCSDACI Training

Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI) v5.4 is 5-day instructor led, hands-on course that enables participants to understand the different features of UCS Director software to manage Physical and Virtual Infrastructure elements including ACI. Participants will get a chance to explore Orchestration and Automation functions of Cisco UCS Director to effectively manage infrastructure and automate IT processes. Participants will get hands on experience to install and configure Cisco UCS Director software. In addition, participants will understand functionality around features such as Bare metal provisioning, Compute/Network/Storage Management, Orchestration including APIC, CloupiaScript, SSH and PowerShell Tasks, UCS Director Custom Tasks etc.

***Note: Running ACI 2.0 and UCS Director 5.5***

What's Included

  • Comprehensive study materials
  • Remote lab access


  • Understanding of server design and architecture
  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS, Cisco ACI, Storage and Server Virtualization

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Cisco UCS Director Architecture
  • Cisco UCS Director Setup and Configuration
  • Tenant Onboarding
  • Resource groups and Service offerings
  • Discovery and Catalog Creation
  • Self-Service Provisioning
  • Application Containers with Layer 4-7 services

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview

  • Business Cloud Mandates
  • Tenant Model
  • Application Requirement and Deployment Challenges
  • UCS Director Solution Introduction
  • Cisco One for Data Center Computing

Module 2: UCSD Components

Lesson 1: Architecture

  • UCSD Architecture
  • BMA Architecture
  • Deployment Models
  • PSC Architecture

Module 3: ACI Overview

Lesson 1: Overview

  • ACI Overview
  • ACI Concepts
  • UCS Director with ACI Solution

Module 4: UCSD Deployment

Lesson 1: Deployment

  • UCSD Installation
  • OVF Deployments
  • UCSD Shell Admin
  • UCSD – BMA Configuration
  • PSC Virtual Appliance Installation

Lesson 2: Global System Settings

  • Licensing
  • Mail Setup
  • System Parameters
  • Authentication Preferences
  • Support Information

Lesson 3: Site and POD Management

Module 5: Role Based Access Control

Lesson 1: User Groups

Lesson 2: Users

  • User Roles
  • Manage User Profiles

Module 6: Orchestration

Lesson 1: Orchestration

  • Tasks and Workflows

Module 7: UCS Director Tenancy Model

  • Multi-Tenancy with UCS Director / ACI
  • Resource Groups and Service Offerings
  • Tenant Onboarding

Module 8: Advanced Tenant Onboarding

Lesson 1: Onboarding

  • Activities
  • Tagging Resources

Module 9: Application Containers

Lesson 1: Application Containers

  • Understanding Application Containers
  • Application Profiles
  • Application Template

Module 10: UCSD-PSC Integration

Lesson 1: Integrate UCSD with PSC

  • LDAP Integration
  • Discover UCSD Resources from PSC

Module 11: PSC Stack Designer

Lesson 1: Overview

  • Understanding Stack Designer
  • Designing an Application Stack using UCSD VACS container

Module 12: Layer 4- Layer 7 Services

Lesson 1: Overview

  • Device Packages
  • Service Redirection
  • Layer 4-7 Services Provisioning


Lab 1: UCSD and BMA Installation
Lab 4: Bare Metal Provisioning with Orchestration
Lab 5: Creating Environmental Variables
Lab 6: Creating Resource Groups
Lab 7: Creating the Service Offering & Tenant Profiles
Lab 8: Onboarding Tenant in an ACI Environment
Lab 9: Creating Application Container
Lab 10: Connect UCSD with PSC, Configure LDAP in PSC & Discover UCSD resources (APIC Container Templates)
Lab 11: Creating Infrastructure Templates using Stack Designer
Lab 12: Define Application configurations for a 2 Tier App Service
Lab 13: Deploy an 2 Tier application container from PSC
Lab 14: Deploying a Multi-tier Application Containe4
Lab 15: Adding L4-L7 Services

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