Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure

Course Description

The Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF)
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 professionallevel skills, technologies, and best practices needed to deploy and troubleshoot physical and virtual cloud infrastructure components, including computing infrastructure, cloud storage infrastructure and storage access, and cloud network infrastructure and connectivity. You’ll gain hands-on experience implementing various Cisco® cloud and data center infrastructure technologies such as Cisco UCS®, Cisco UCS Director, Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus® switches, Cisco Cloud Services Router, ESXi hosts, VMs, vMotion, virtual extensible LANS (VXLANs), and more.  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.


  • Cisco CCNA Cloud certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco data center technologies and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of cloud computing and associated technologies
  • Basic knowledge of VMware data center concepts

Who Should Attend

Cloud administrators, Cloud operations engineers, Support engineers, Cloud design engineers, Cloud infrastructure architects ,Virtualization engineers, Cisco integrators and partners

Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the major components of the cloud infrastructure
  • Implement and troubleshoot compute components in the cloud
  • Implement and troubleshoot storage components in the cloud
  • Implement and troubleshoot network components in the cloud
  • Troubleshoot cloud environments that consist of multiple components


1: Quick-Start Cisco UCS Manager and Cisco UCS Director
2: Deploy CentOS Host on a Cisco UCS Rack Server
3: Build a Virtualized Environment
4: Troubleshoot Storage Access
5: Configure Network Server Connectivity
6: Configure Virtual Network Connectivity
The following labs are available in the instructor-led format of this course:
7: Troubleshoot Network Connectivity (Optional)
8: Troubleshoot Capstone Lab (Optional)