Flexpod Advanced Administration (FPADVADM)

This course is for attendees new to Flexpod technology, providing Cisco UCS server and NetApp Data ONTAP storage skills, plus FlexPod administration and troubleshooting and how to engage with ANS support services.

Overview of FlexPod Architecture and Components
  • NetApp Data ONTAP Storage
  • Cisco Nexus LAN and SAN switches
  • Cisco Unified Computing System¬†

Exploring Cisco Nexus LAN and SAN resources

Cisco UCS Manager administration
  • Understanding RBAC and Organizations
  • Creating and managing user accounts and logs
  • Backup and Restore operations
  • Creating Service Profiles from pre-built Templates

NetApp Data ONTAP administration
  • Creating and managing user accounts and logs
  • Backup and Restore operations
  • Exploring NetApp storage resources
  • Monitoring and managing storage usage

VMware vCenter administration
  • Installing ESXi and booting from SAN
  • Adding hosts to the vSphere cluster
  • Adding an NFS Datastore to the Host
  • Creating and configuring a VM

Identifying and Troubleshooting faults
  • Using Cisco UCS access and fault logs
  • Identifying server failures
  • Identifying network conectivity failures
  • Identifying storage failures
  • Engaging with ANS Support Services