Cisco FlexPod for Data Center Systems Administration


Course Description

Learn how to plan, design, and implement a FlexPod integrated platform that includes
NetApp unified storage systems, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) servers, Cisco Nexus fabric, and the VMware vSphere virtualization platform.
Using real-world scenarios and examples, you will explore all the components of the
FlexPod system and walk through installing, managing, and troubleshooting the platform as a whole as well as all of the individual Cisco, NetApp, and VMware components.
 

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of Cisco routing and switching
  • Basic knowledge of servers and storage
  • Familiarity with basic VMware virtualization concepts

Who Should Attend

Systems administrators and engineers, Technical solutions architects, Systems integrators, Channel partners, Value-added resellers, End users deploying FlexPod

Course Information


Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16



Learning Objectives

DCFSA - FlexPlod for Data Center Systems Administration v2.0 is a 5-day instructor-led training program designed for the student to become experienced with the planning, design, and implementation of a FlexPod integrated platform that includes NetApp unified storage systems, Cisco Unified Computing System servers, Cisco Nexus fabric, and VMware vSphere virtualization platform. Using real-world scenarios
and examples, this course will explore all of the components of the FlexPod system and guide you through the installation, management, and troubleshooting of the platform as a whole, as well as all of the individual Cisco, NetApp, and VMware components.

Labs

2-1: Configuring Nexus Switch System Management
3-1: Configuring NetApp Storage (FC/FCoE)
3-2: Configuring NetApp Storage (iSCSI)
4-1: Verify UCS Physical Connections
4-2: Configure Identity and Resource Pools
4-3: Creating a Mobile Service Profile
4-4: Back up and restore Cisco UCS Manager Database Objects