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FlexPod for VMware Essentials (FPVE)
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Course OverviewThis exciting 2-day course teaches you how to prepare for and deploy FlexPod in a VMware environment with an emphasis on exploiting the key technologies in the Cisco Nexus series of switches.ObjectivesUpon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives: • Describe the major components comprising a base FlexPod for VMware deployment Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:• Understand the relationship between the FlexPod for VMware components and the proper configuration order and steps for successful deployment • Perform basic configuration and validation of the FlexPod for VMware components• Identify the value proposition that FlexPod for VMware delivers AudienceThis course is intended for: • Technical solutions architects and System engineers • Network Administration PersonnelPrerequisites Some background in Cisco routing and switching is strongly recommended.
Price: $1,895
To find out more available information
about this course, please contact us:

416-929-1599
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To find out more available information
about this course, please contact us:

416-929-1599
info@acend.com
To find out more available information
about this course, please contact us:

416-929-1599
info@acend.com

FlexPodfor VMware Essentials FPVE

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Course Introduction

  • FlexPod for VMware Business Drivers and FlexPod for VMware Cisco UCS Components
  • FlexPod for VMware Cisco Nexus Components
  • FlexPod for VMware NetApp Storage Components
  • FlexPod for VMware vCenter and vSphere Components
  • FlexPod for VMware Cisco Validated Design

1: Understanding the Cisco Unified Computing System(UCS) B-series

  • Describe the UCS B-series Architecture and Components
  • Understand the benefits and features of UCS Manager, a single management application for configuring the UCS B-series
  • Understand the LAN connectivity requirements for a UCS B-series cluster
  • Understand the SAN connectivity requirements for a UCS B-series cluster
  • Describe the performance of various connectivity options and basic operational features of UCS Manager
  • Compare the functionality of the UCS Manager GUI and CLI
  • Understand the processes to configure and validate resource pools
  • Describe the process of creating simple and expert Service Profiles using UCS Manager
  • Understand the benefits of creating and associating Service Profile Templates using UCS Manager
  • Review the process of managing Service Profiles using UCS Manager

2: Understanding NetApp FAS3210 Storage

  • Describe NetApp MultiStore capabilities and benefits
  • Understand the process for setup and configuration of a vFiler
  • Describe Role-Based Access Control with MultiStore
  • Discuss the process for securing a storage system
  • Describe storage system networking and its integration with MultiStore
  • Describe the process for managing storage within a vFiler
  • Understand the use of vFiler units in an SMT environment
  • Describe the process of configuring iSCSI and NFS within a vFiler

3: Implementing the Cisco Nexus 5548 Switch

  • Describe the architecture of the Cisco Nexus 5548 multi-protocol switch
  • Identify the feature enhancements of NX-OS
  • Understand LAN interface and Layer 2 feature configuration details
  • Understand the benefits of the Virtual Port Channel (vPC) feature of NX-OS
  • Identify the operational benefits of converged I/O using the FCoE protocol
  • Understand SAN interface and Fibre Channel configuration details

4: Understanding VMware vCenter, vSphere and ESXi

  • Understand the process and benefits of server virtualization
  • Identify the architectural details and relationship between vCenter and vSphere Client
  • Review the structure and configuration of VMware virtual machines
  • Identify the VMware vSwitch and distributed virtual switch (DVS) virtual networking options
  • Describe the process of installing the ESXi hypervisor onto UCS B-series server blades

5: Understanding the Cisco Nexus 1000V and Nexus 1010

  • Describe the VMware Virtual Networking Environment
  • Identify the limitations of the VMware vSwitch and Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)
  • Describe the benefits and enhancements of the Nexus 1000V distributed virtual switch
  • Understand the architecture and performance of the Nexus 1000V and Nexus 1010 virtual appliance
  • Identify the proper installation methods for the Nexus 1000V Virtual Supervisor Module
  • Identify the proper installation methods for the Nexus 1000V Virtual Ethernet Module
  • Describe the process to create port profiles using the Nexus 1000V command line interface

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