Cisco Cloud Administration


Cisco Cloud Administration

Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration is a course designed to help students prepare for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate level certification specializing in Cloud technologies. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essentials of Cloud administration and operations

Target Audience

  • Cloud Operators Engineers- basic operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions
  • Cloud Technical Administrator - implementation operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions
  • Cloud Infrastructures Architects - design infrastructure and operations of Cloud Services using Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions


  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Provision the Cisco UCS director (UCSD)
  • Provision the Cisco Prime Services Catalog (PSC)
  • Provision the Cisco Virtual Application Container Services (VACS)
  • Provision the Cisco Intercloud Fabric Director (ICF)
  • Provision the Cisco Prime Network Services Controller (PNSC)



Course Curriculum

Section 1: Cisco Cloud Technologies Overview

  • Cloud Environments
  • Virtual Infrastructure
  • Cisco UCS Director Overview
  • Cisco Cloud Solution

Section 2: Cisco Cloud Administration

  • Administering the Portal in UCSD
  • Describing Virtual Machines Operations in Cisco UCSD
  • Cisco Prime Service Catalog Services

Section 3: Cisco Cloud Provisioning

  • Deploying UCS Templates with UCSD
  • Explaining UCSD Application Containers
  • Cisco Virtual Application Container Services Basics

Section 4: Cloud Systems Management and Monitoring

  • System Monitoring in UCS Director
  • Working with Monitoring Dashboards in UCSD
  • Reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)
  • Creating Budget and Resource Limits in UCSD
  • Cisco UCS Performance Manager
  • Lesson 6: Module Summary

Section 5: Cloud Remediation

  • Configuring Serviceability Options
  • Interpreting Logs for Root Cause Analysis
  • Reviewing Backup Cisco UCSD Configurations