FlexPod for VMware Training

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Whether you are brand new to FlexPod or looking to get more out of your FlexPod deployment, Unitek Education offers training courses and resources customized for you. As the premier provider of IT training and certification, Unitek Education’s extensive programs are the starting point for your FlexPod implementation as well as the path to becoming an expert. Live public classes and group onsite training options offer you the training that fits your experience level and specific business needs.

The sessions listed below include hands-on exercises and tutorials that accelerate your current level of FlexPod experience as an administrator, or a decision maker for your organization.

Audience: This course is intended for Technical solutions architects, System engineers, and Network Administration Personnel with some background in Cisco routing and switching is strongly recommended.

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FlexPod Training Course Outline:

Module 1 – Overview of FlexPod

  • What is FlexPod?
  • Main Features
  • FlexPod for VMware

Module 2 – Overview of Individual Components

  • NetApp Storage Systems
  • Cisco Nexus 5548 Switch
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)
  • VMware vSphere 5

Module 3 – Configuring NetApp Storage Systems

  • Initial Setup
  • Aggregates
  • Network
  • Security
  • Flash Cache
  • Volumes
  • Multistore
  • NFS
  • Performance Optimization
  • LUN setup

Module 4 – Configuring Nexus 5548 Switches

  • Setup
  • Configuring Ethernet Interfaces

Module 5 - Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)

  • Initial setup
  • Network Configuration
  • Storage Configuration
  • Server Configuration
  • Service Profiles

Module 6 – Vmware vSphere 5

  • ESXi Installation and Setup
  • ESXi Networking
  • ESXi Datastores
  • vCenter Installation
  • vCenter Setup
  • Add Hosts to vCenter

Module 7 – Cisco Nexus 1010 and 1000V

  • Setup Nexus 1000V VSM
  • Register Nexus 1000V as vCenter Plug-In
  • Configuring Networking
  • VLANS
  • Port Profiles
  • Virtual Ethernet Modules (VEMS)
  • Migrate to Nexus 1000V

Module 8 – NetApp vFilers

  • vFiler Setup
  • CIFS and NFS on vFilers
  • vFiler Management

Module 9 – NetApp Virtual Storage Console (VSC)

  • Install VSC
  • Configure VSC

Module 10 – NetApp Operations Manager

  • Setup and Configuration
  • Performance Advisor

Module 11 – NetApp Advanced Management

  • FlexClone
  • Remove FlexClones
  • Remove vFilers
  • Role Based Access Control

Module 12 – UCS Advanced Management

  • Role-Based Access Control
  • AnyConnect