CL210: Red Hat OpenStack Administration

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Overview

Install, configure, and maintain a cloud computing environment using Red Hat OpenStack

This course will teach students to install a proof-of-concept and configure, use, and maintain Red Hat OpenStack Platform. The focus on this course will be managing OpenStack using the Horizon dashboard and the command-line interface and managing instances.

Through hands-on labs, students will explore fault-tolerant and redundant configurations of Red Hat OpenStack, and will also look at the future plans of the OpenStack development community. This course can also help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service Exam (EX210).

Get an overview of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform architectureInstall Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack PlatformManage Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack PlatformManage users and projectsDeploy virtual machinesLearn about the future of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

Pre-Requisites

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux® certification or equivalent experience

Target Audience

Linux system administrators and cloud administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private cloud.


Course Outline

Course introduction

Introduce and review the course.

Launch an instance

Launch an instance and describe the OpenStack architecture and use cases.

Organize people and resources

Manage projects,users, roles, and quotas.

Describe cloud computing

Describe the changes in technology and processes for cloud computing.

Manage Linux networks

Manage Linux networks and bridges.

Prepare and deploy an internal instance

Manage images, flavors, and private networks in preparation for launching an internal instance and launch and verify an internal instance.

Manage block storage

Manage ephemeral and persistent block storage.

Manage object storage

Manage object storage.

Prepare and deploy an external instance

Manage external networks and security in preparation for launching an external instance and launch and verify an external instance.

Customize instances

Customize an instance with cloud-init.

Deploying scalable stacks

Deploy a stack and configure autoscaling.

Install OpenStack

Install an OpenStack proof of concept using Packstack.

Comprehensive review of Red Hat OpenStack Administration I

Review tasks in the Red Hat OpenStack Administration I course.