Course Description

This 1 day hands-on course covers Architecture, Configuration and Operation of Cisco Intersight, and is designed to serve the needs of engineers seeking to understand the capabilities of Cisco Intersight from a pre and post deployment perspective.

After this course you should be able to understand:
  • Intersight Solution Architecture
  • Intersight Licensing
  • Intersight Setup and Configuration
  • Intersight Administration

Course Type
  • Instructor-Led Training, Classroom with Hands-on Lab
Who should attend
  • Data Center Architects
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Storage Administrators


  • 1 Day
  •  Understanding of server design and architecture
  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS
  • Familiarity with Server Virtualization
  • Familiarity with Converged and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure.

Course Content

Module 1:  Cisco UCS Management Overview

  • Cisco UCS Manager
  • Cisco UCS Central
  • Cisco IMC Supervisor
  • Cisco HyperFlex
  • Cisco UCS Director
  • UCS Management Summarization
  • Introducing Cisco Intersight

Module 2: What is Cisco Intersight

  • Cisco Intersight Overview
  • Why Cisco Intersight
  • Cisco Intersight Licensing
  • Cisco Intersight Key Components

Module 3: Cisco Intersight – Setup and User Management

  • Prerequisites
  • How to Access Cisco Intersight
  • User Addition and RBAC
  • Cisco Intersight Security
  • Cisco Intersight GUI Walkthrough

Module 4: Cisco Intersight –  Administration and Operations

  • Device Integration to Cisco Intersight
  • License Activation
  • Unified Administration
  • Unified Operations
  • Server Policies and Profiles – Cisco Intersight Essentials

Module 5: Cisco Intersight API

  • Cisco UCS Management Ecosystem
  • Cisco Intersight Extensible Architecture

Demo: UCS Director 6.5

Lab 1: Access Intersight Tech Preview Portal

Lab 2: Introduction to Intersight GUI

Lab 3: User Management – RBAC

Lab 4: Claim/ Add and Unclaim/ Delete Devices in Cisco Intersight

Lab 5: Manage UCSM