Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution

( Duration: 3 Days )

The Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution training course is designed for system and network engineers and administrators implementing and administering FlexPod solutions. The course covers key implementation procedures, management and basic troubleshooting tasks on the Cisco Nexus 9300, Cisco MDS 9100, Cisco UCS and NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP

By attending Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Identify the architecture, features and components of FlexPod Data Center
  • Describe implementation parameters for FlexPod Data Center including Cisco Nexus 9000, Cisco MDS 9100, Cisco UCS, NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP and VMware

  • General knowledge of networking technologies
  • CCNA / CCNP Data Center recommended
  • Basic understanding of storage operations
  • Basic knowledge of server and server virtualization technologies such as VMware ESXi

  • Network engineers, Network administrators, System engineers and Server administrators



FlexPod Overview

  • Describing Data Center Philosophy and Cisco VMDC Reference Architecture
  • Describing Benefits of FlexPod Data Center
  • Describing FlexPod Platform Components
  • Describing the FlexPod Cisco Validated Designs (CVD)
  • Identifying FlexPod Architecture Platforms
  • Describing FlexPod Data Center Design Options

FlexPod Networking

  • Describing Cisco Nexus Family of Products
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 9300 Series Hardware
  • Describing Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture and CLI
  • Configuring Layer 2 Switching Features
  • Describing Port Channel Technology and vPC

FlexPod SAN

  • Introducing Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches
  • Performing the Initial Switch Configuration
  • Using FLOGI and FCNS Databases
  • Configuring SAN Interfaces and Port Channels
  • Configuring Cisco NPV, NPIV and VSANs
  • Implementing Zoning

FlexPod Compute

  • Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server Hardware Components
  • Describing Cisco UCS User Interfaces
  • Describing Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity and High Availability
  • Configuring Compute Node LAN Connectivity
  • Configuring LAN Identity, Resource Pools and Policies
  • Configuring Compute Node SAN Connectivity and Resource Pools
  • Configuring Server Identity, Resource Pools and Policies
  • Configuring Service Profile and Templates

FlexPod Storage

  • Describing NetApp Storage Hardware Portfolio
  • Describing Clustered Data ONTAP Configuration Options
  • Setting Up Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Describing Physical Network Configuration
  • Describing IPspaces, Broadcast Domains and Subnets in Data ONTAP
  • Identifying Logical Network Components
  • Describing SAN Network Configuration
  • Describing Storage Management
  • Introducing Storage Virtual Machines (SVM)
  • Configuring a FC SVM with NetApp OnCommand System Manager
  • Configuring a NFS SVM with NetApp OnCommand System Manager

FlexPod Virtualization

  • Defining Server Virtualization with VMware
  • Describing Networking in VMware
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 1000V

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