Automating the Cisco Enterprise Cloud

Course Description

The Automating the Cisco Enterprise Cloud (CLDAUT) v1.1 course helps you prepare
for the Cisco CCNP® Cloud certification and for professional-level cloud operational
roles. In this course, you’ll learn the skills, technologies, and best practices needed to
automate and manage private and hybrid cloud infrastructure for Infrastructure as a
Service (IaaS), including devices, policies, Virtual Device Contexts (VDCs), IaaS tenants, workflows, IaaS catalog, containers, and application provisioning. You’ll gain hands-on experience using various Cisco® cloud and data center infrastructure technologies such as Cisco ONE™ Enterprise Cloud Suite, Cisco UCS® Director, Cisco Prime® Service Catalog, and Cisco Virtual Application Container
Services (VACS).
IT practitioners who have Cisco CCNP Cloud training and certification have validated
professional-level, hands-on skills in Cisco technologies and industry best practices needed for in-demand job roles.


  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) course
  • Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM) course

Who Should Attend

Cloud and data center administrators, Cloud architects and system engineers, Cloud, data center, and network engineers, Cisco integrators and partners

Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16

Learning Objectives

  • Describe key architectural elements to support private cloud IaaS using Cisco data center components
  • Describe how to manage a private IaaS service offering with Cisco Prime Service Catalog
  • Automate network services in a private IaaS cloud
  • Describe lifecycle management and application provisioning in the cloud
  • Describe how to manage workloads in a hybrid cloud


1: Create a Multitenant Cloud in Cisco UCS Director
2: Configure and Manage Policies for a Multitenant Cloud in Cisco UCS Director
3: Manage VDCs and VDC Applications
4: Create Workflow Parameters in Cisco UCS Director
5: Creating a Cisco UCS Director Workflow for Bare-Metal Provisioning
6: Clone Container Policies
7: Configure Resource Pools
8: Managing Cisco VACS 3-Tier Internal and External Templates
9: Configure and Manage Catalogs in Cisco UCS Director
10: Create Self-Service Provisioning Requirements in Cisco UCS Director
11: Discover Cisco UCS Director Catalogs and Templates, and Order VM or Application Stacks as an End User
12: Lifecycle Management with Cisco Prime Service Catalog