Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration

Course Description

This course will help prepare you for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate-level certification specializing in cloud technologies. Upon completing this course, you will be armed with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essentials of cloud administration and operations.

**Please bring your laptop to ensure you can participate in the lab sessions.**


Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) v1.1 or higher.

Who Should Attend

Data center engineers who wish to add cloud knowledge to their data center skills, Network engineers who are looking to develop their careers with cloud knowledge and skills

Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16

Learning Objectives

  • Cisco UCS Director
  • Cisco Prime Service Catalog
  • Virtual Application Container Services
  • Identify the components of the Cisco cloud management software solution
  • Understand the fundamentals of cloud infrastructure administration
  • Reporting and charge-back
  • Provision clouds using pre-configured templates
  • Perform cloud management, monitoring, and remediation


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