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Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution - FPIMPADM (Data Center)

Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution - FPIMPADM (Data Center) Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

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This course is designed for system and network engineers and administrators implementing and administering FlexPod solutions. This course covers key implementation procedures, management and basic troubleshooting tasks on the Cisco Nexus 5548UP, Cisco UCS and NetApp storage.

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Intended Audience for this Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution - FPIMPADM (Data Center) Course

  • » The primary audience are Network engineers, Network administrators, System Engineers
  • » The secondary audience for this are System Engineers, Consulting System Engineers and Server Administrators

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Course Prerequisites for Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution - FPIMPADM (Data Center)

  • » Basic knowledge of server and server virtualization technologies such as VMware ESXi.

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Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution - FPIMPADM (Data Center) Course Objectives

  • » Identify the architecture, features and components of FlexPod
  • » Describe implementation parameters for Components including Cisco Nexus 5500 switches, Cisco UCS and NetApp clustered Data ONTAP
  • » Describe FlexPod management tools

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Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution - FPIMPADM (Data Center) Course Outline

      1. Describe FlexPod
        1. Describe data center philosophy
        2. Understand migration to cloud architecture
        3. Build a cloud infrastructure using proper requirements and challenges
        4. Describe the benefits of FlexPod architecture
        5. Identify FlexPod data center architecture platforms
        6. Describe the components of FlexPod data center
        7. Describe FlexPod validated designs
      2. FlexPod Networking
        1. Describe Cisco Nexus Switches
        2. Describe expansion modules
        3. Identify features of Cisco NX-OS
        4. Demonstrate NX-OS management
        5. Describe NX-OS high availability
        6. Describe Cisco Nexus configuration options
        7. Initialize the Cisco Nexus switch
        8. Configure LAN interfaces
        9. Create VLANs and virtual port channels
        10. Demonstrate VSAN configuration
        11. Demonstrate creation of device aliases
        12. Demonstrate configuration of zoning policies
      3. FlexPod Storage
        1. Understanding NetApp Storage
        2. Describe the cluster interconnect configuration requirements
        3. Set up clustered Data ONTAP 8.2
        4. Describe storage network configuration requirements
        5. Identify Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) configuration requirements
        6. Demonstrate setup of a NFS SVM with NetApp OnCommand System Manager
        7. Demonstrate setup of a Fibre Channel SVM with NetApp OnCommand System Manager
      4. FlexPod Compute
        1. Identify Cisco UCS compute components
        2. Describe Cisco UCS Manager
        3. Describe Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
        4. Demonstrate configuration of the Fabric Interconnect
        5. Set up Cisco UCS service profiles and templates
        6. Manage Cisco UCS
      5. FlexPod Virtualization
        1. Describe Hypervisor Virtualization
        2. Discuss VMware ESXi Server
        3. Define Microsoft Windows Hyper-V 2012
        4. Explain NetApp SnapDrive and NetApp SnapManager for Hyper-V
      6. FlexPod Management and Troubleshooting Tools
        1. Describe NetApp Management Tools
        2. Describe Cisco Management Tools
        3. Describe Cisco UCS System Faults and Logging
        4. Describe Cisco Nexus System Logging
        5. Define App System Monitoring and Logs
        6. Explain Microsoft and VMware Hypervisor Event Logging

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » 500-171 : Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution - FPIMPADM

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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