This quick reference page provides a summary of the specifications of the EMC CIS Series 1 Pod. The EMC CIS Series 1 Pod was designed to support the EMC Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS) Series 1 labs.
The EMC CIS Series 1 Pod is a 100% virtual machine pod consisting of six virtual machines. Linked together through virtual networking, these five virtual machines provide the environment for a student or team to perform the EMC CIS labs.
EMC CIS Series 1 Pod
You may request virtual machine templates for the EMC CIS Series 1 Pod from CSSIA.
The EMC CIS Series 1 course will consume 51 GB of storage per each master pod instance.
Details of the storage requirements for each of the lab virtual machines in the CIS Series 1 Pod are provided in the table below. Some fluctuation in the numbers may occur.
|Lab Virtual Machines||Role||Initial Master Pod|
|ESXi01||Virtualized ESXi server.||1.0GB|
|ESXi02||Virtualized ESXi server.||1.0GB|
|vCenter Appliance||A virtual Microsoft Windows Server that runs an instance of VMware vCenter server.||8.5GB|
The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides virtual machine templates to install on the pod.
To request access to the preconfigured virtual machine templates from CSSIA:
Please refer to the NETLAB+ EMC CIS Series 1 Pod Installation Guide for details on installing the VMs on your NETLAB+ system.