CloudCenter Administration (3 Days)

Course Description

This 3 day hands-on course covers the administration, Installation and Troubleshooting of Cisco CloudCenter.It is designed to serve the needs of individuals who have administrative and Deployment responsibilities within CloudCenter that include  adding users, configuring RBAC, connecting clouds, creating repos, and defining action policies. It is also designed for application architects responsible for modelling applications within CloudCenter.


The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with Server Virtualization
  • Familiarity with Cloud Concepts
  • Familiarity with Networking
  • Familiarity with Storage Concepts

Course Type

  • Instructor-Led Training, Classroom with Hands-on Lab

Who should attend

  • Data Center Architects
  • Cloud Solution Architects
  • Cloud Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Sales Engineers (SEs)
  • Customer Sales Engineer (CSE)
  • Technical Solutions Architect (TSA)


  • 3 days

Course Content

Module 1: Business Overview

  • Business Challenges
  • Traditional IT Process
  • Why Businesses Are Moving to Cloud
  • Cloud Management Challenges

Module 2: CloudCenter Solution Overview

  • What is Cisco CloudCenter?
  • Use Cases
  • Architecture
  • Deployment Models

Module 3: Public Cloud Primer

  • Public Cloud Providers
  • Regions and Availability Zones
  • AWS Global Infrastructure
  • Core Services
  • Machine Images and Instance Types
  • Connecting to AWS EC2 Instance

Module 4: Administration

  • Overview
  • Cloud Configuration
  • Repository Configuration
  • Deployment Environments
  • Usage and Fees
  • User Administration
  • Sub Tenant Configuration

Module 5: Application Modeling Overview

  • Application Modeling
  • Gathering Requirements
  • Modeling an Application Overview
  • Deploying an Application
  • Steps to Deploy Basic Single VM

Module 6: Deploying Advanced Applications

  • Considerations for automating

Module 7: Parameters

  • Parameters Overview
  • Parameter Types
  • Custom Parameters
  • Using Macros For Arguments and Config Files
  • Passing Parameters within Scripts

Module 8: Deployment Lifecycle

  • Scripting Overview
  • Deployment Workflow Example

Module 9: Building Custom Services

  • Building Custom Services Walkthrough
  • Service Deployment Workflow

Module 10: Multi-Cloud App Deployments

  • Deploying an Application Across Multiple Clouds
  • Deployment Considerations

Module 11: ACI Integration

  • ACI Integration Overview
  • Configuring Cloud For ACI
  • Enabling Micro-Segmentation in an Application

Module 12: UCS Director Integration

  • UCS Director Overview
  • Cloud Center Integration Walkthrough

Module 13: Application Benchmarking

  • Overview
  • Benchmarking Walkthrough

Module 14: Application Scheduling

  • Configuring Application Scheduling

Module 15: Sharing

  • Sharing Objects in CloudCenter
  • Sharing between Tenants

Module 16: CloudCenter Marketplace

  • Publishing Applications to the Marketplace

Module 17: CICD Integration

  • CICD Project Board
  • Creating Projects
  • Access Control and Permissions
  • Promoting an Application

Module 18: Managing Policies

  • Action, Scaling and Aging Polices

Module 19:Tagging and Governance

  • Tagging and Security Profiles