Advanced UCS Director Orchestration and Workflows (UCSDAV)

This advanced UCS Director course is a 2-day hands-on workshop that enables participants to configure UCS Director software to manage integrated infrastructure. Participants will be given a set of requirements to implement using the UCS Director solution on an infrastructure using various scenarios.

Retail Price: $2,395.00

Next Date: 12/17/2018

Course Days: 2


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About this Course

This advanced UCS Director course is a 2-day hands-on workshop that enables participants to configure UCS Director software to manage integrated infrastructure.  Participants will be given a set of requirements to implement using the UCS Director solution on an infrastructure using various scenarios.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • System Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Architects
  • Channel Partners

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Create more complex Self Service Portals
  • Provide Advanced Catalog Options
  • Designing an Advanced Workflow
  • Deploy Application Containers
  • Implement SSH Scripting
  • Develop Compound Tasks
  • Deploy PowerShell Scripting
  • Use Cloupia Script
  • Create Custom Tasks using the API

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students have the following knowledge and skills prior to attending this course:

  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS Director

Course Outline

Module 1: Advanced Orchestration

  • Lesson 1: Tasks and Workflows
  • Lesson 2: Workflow Templates
  • Lesson 3: Advanced Catalog
  • Lesson 4: Workflow Designer

Module 2: Data Center Operation

  • Lesson 1: Chargeback
  • Lesson 2: Reporting
  • Lesson 3: Building custom reports using the report builder

Module 3: Application Containers

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Application Containers

Module 4: Understanding Advanced Tasks

  • Lesson 1: Task Library & Inputs
  • Lesson 2: CLI & SSH Task
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Compound Tasks
  • Lesson 4: Custom Tasks

Module 5: Open Automation Troubleshooting

  • Lesson 1: UCS Director Restart
  • Lesson 2: Module Loading
  • Lesson 3:  Report Errors
  • Lesson 4: Feature Loading
  • Lesson 5: Report Registration

Module 6: REST API- Automation

  • Lesson 1: UCS Director Developer Tools
  • Lesson 2: Accessing REST using a REST client
  • Lesson 3: Accessing REST using the REST API browser

Module 7: Open Automation SDK

  • Lesson 1: Overview
  • Lesson 2: Open Automation vs. Custom Tasks
  • Lesson 3: Use Cases

Module 8: UCS Director PowerShell API

  • Lesson 1: Cisco UCS Director PowerShell Console
  • Lesson 2: Installing & Configuring
  • Lesson 3: Working with Cmdlets

Module 9: Cloupia Script

  • Lesson 1: Structure
  • Lesson 2: Inputs & Outputs
  • Lesson 3: Design
  • Lesson 4: Examples

Lab Outline

  • Lab 1: Self Service Portal creation
  • Lab 2: Advanced Catalog Options
  • Lab 3: Designing an Advanced Workflow
  • Lab 4: Application Containers
  • Lab 5: SSH Scripting
  • Lab 6: Compound Task
  • Lab 7: PowerShell Scripting
  • Lab 8: Cloupia Script
  • Lab 9: Custom Tasks & the API
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
12/17/2018 - 12/18/2018 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll