Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration v1.1 (CLDADM)


Duration: 5 days

Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM) is a new 5-day ILT 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 operation.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the Cisco Cloud management software solution
  • Understand the fundamentals of Cloud infrastructure administration
  • Describe reporting and charge-back
  • Provision Clouds using pre-configured templates
  • Perform Cloud management, monitoring and remediation


Course Outline:

Module 1: Cisco Cloud Technologies Overview

  • Lesson 1-1: Reviewing Cloud Environments
  • Lesson 1-2: Reviewing the Virtual Infrastructure
  • Lesson 1-3: Understanding Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 4: Understanding the Cisco Cloud Solution

Module 2: Cisco Cloud Administration

  • Lesson 2-1: Administering the Portal in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 2-2: Describing VM Operations in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 2-3: Describing Cisco PSC Services

Module 3: Cisco Cloud Provisioning

  • Lesson 3-1: Deploying Cisco UCS Templates with Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 3-2: Explaining Cisco UCS Director Application Containers
  • Lesson 3-3: Describing Basics of Cisco Virtual Application Container Services

Module 4: Cloud Systems Management and Monitoring

  • Lesson 4-1: Understanding System Monitoring in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 4-2: Monitoring Dashboards in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 4-3: Reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)
  • Lesson 4-4: Creating Budget and Resource Limits in Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 4-5: Describing Cisco UCS Performance Manager

Module 5: Cloud Remediation

  • Lesson 5-1: Configuring Serviceability Options
  • Lesson 5-2: Interpreting Logs for Root Cause Analysis
  • Lesson 5-3: Reviewing Backup Cisco UCS Director Configurations

Lab Details:

  • Guided Lab 1: Explore Cisco UCS Director Portal and Register Virtual and Physical Components
  • Guided Lab 2: Explore Cisco UCS Director Portal Administration Tasks
  • Guided Lab 3: Explore Cisco UCS Director VM Operation Tasks Using Predefined Workflow
  • Guided Lab 4: Explore Cisco PSC
  • Guided Lab 5: Explore VM, Cisco UCS, and Server Templates in Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 6: Explore Application Container Tasks Defining Two-Tier Application Container
  • Guided Lab 7: Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
  • Guided Lab 8: Explore Cisco UCS Director Built-In Reports
  • Guided Lab 9: Explore Monitoring Dashboards in Cisco UCS Director and Generate a Top-N Report
  • Guided Lab 10: Explore Charge-Back Reporting Capabilities of Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 11: Enable Serviceability Options in Cisco UCS Director Serviceability Options in Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 12: Explore Logs in Cisco UCS Director
  • Guided Lab 13: Back Up Cisco UCS Director Configuration to a Backup Server


Who Should Attend

For Cloud Engineers, Cloud Administrators, Cloud Operations / Support Engineers, Cloud Design Engineers, Cloud Infrastructure Architects, Virtualization Engineers job roles.


  • Support Cloud deployments
  • Provision and manage Clouds using orchestration/automation software
  • Who are looking to build their career around Cloud jobs / roles
  • Who plan, design, implement and/or support Cloud deployments, and are looking to validate / showcase their skills

For Data Center Engineers:

  • Who wish to add knowledge of Cloud to their DC Skills

For Network Engineers:

  • Who are looking to develop their careers with Cloud knowledge and skill


It is recommended that students have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Understand Network Fundamentals
  • Understand Compute Fundamentals
  • Understand Storage Fundamentals


CLDADM 210-455


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