CLDAUT-Automating the Cisco Enterprise Cloud


5 Days

Course Description

In this course, you will prepare for the CCNP Cloud certification, a professional-level certification specializing in cloud technologies. This course extensively covering the process of automating and managing private and hybrid clouds using the processes, applications and products of the Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite.


Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

Who Should Attend:

  • Cloud architects
  • Infrastructure engineers
  • Technical administrators

What You’ll Learn

  • Cisco’s architectural components of the data center to support the infrastructure of a private cloud IaaS
  • service offerings with Cisco PSC
  • Automate network services in a private IaaS cloud
  • Lifecycle management and application provisioning in the cloud
  • How to use the ICF to manage the workloads in the hybrid cloud

Course Outline

1. Manage Private Cloud Infrastructure for IaaS

  • Cloud Automation and Management
  • Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite and Cloud Management
  • Managing Devices for a Cloud Tenant Using Cisco UCS Director
  • Managing Infrastructure Policies for IaaS Using Cisco UCS Director
  • Managing VDCs in Cisco UCS Director
  • Managing Workflows in an IaaS Tenant Cloud
  • Managing Self-Service Provisioning in Cisco UCS Director
  • Summary
  • Self-Check

2. Manage Private IaaS Catalog with Cisco PSC

  • Publishing Cisco UCS Director Services in Cisco PSC
  • Ordering IaaS Services as an End User Using Cisco PSC
  • Summary
  • Self-Check

3. Cisco VACS for Provisioning Private IaaS with Network Automation

  • Cisco VACS
  • Policies for Containers
  • Creating a Cisco VACS 3-Tier Internal Template Automation
  • Creating a Cisco VACS 3-Tier External Template Automation
  • Publishing Discovered Cisco VACS Services in Cisco PSC
  • Summary
  • Self-Check

4. Application Provisioning and Lifecycle Management

  • Ordering a Virtual Server Using Cisco PSC
  • Ordering a Physical Server Using Cisco PSC
  • Ordering a Multi-Tier Application Container Using Cisco PSC
  • Managing Application Containers
  • Manage Lifecycles of Cloud Resources
  • Managing Snapshots
  • Summary
  • Self-Check

5. Manage Intercloud Fabric Connectivity for IaaS in Hybrid Cloud

  • Configuring Intercloud Fabric Connectivity
  • Managing VM Templates to Deploy New Workloads
  • Managing Intercloud Fabric Infrastructure
  • Managing Routing Policies for Secure VM Communication in the Hybrid Cloud
  • Summary
  • Self-Check


Lab 1: Create a Multitenant Cloud in Cisco UCS Director
Lab 2: Configure and Manage Policies for Multitenant Cloud in Cisco UCS Director
Lab 3: Manage VDCs and VDC Applications
Lab 4: Create Workflow Parameters in Cisco UCS Director
Lab 5: Creating a Cisco UCS Director Workflow for Baremetal Provisioning
Lab 6: Clone Container Policies
Lab 7: Configure Resource Pools
Lab 8: Managing Cisco VACS 3- Tier Internal and External Templates
Lab 9: Configure and Manage Catalogs in Cisco UCS Director
Lab 10: Create Self-Service Provisioning Requirements in Cisco UCS Director
Lab 11: Discover Cisco UCS Director Catalogs and Templates, and Order VM or Application Stacks as an End User
Lab 12: Lifecycle Management with Cisco PSC