Red Hat OpenStack Administration (CL110, CL210, CL310)

An IT professional who has earned the Red Hat® Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service has demonstrated the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to create, configure, and manage private clouds using Red Hat Enterprise Linux® OpenStack® Platform.Install, configure, and maintain a cloud computing environment using Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110) is designed for system administrators who are intending to implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat OpenStack® Platform.

Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110)

  1. Course introduction
    1. Introduce and review the course.
  2. Launch an instance
    1. Launch an instance and describe the OpenStack architecture and use cases.
  3. Organize people and resources
    1. Manage projects,users, roles, and quotas.
  4. Describe cloud computing
    1. Describe the changes in technology and processes for cloud computing
  5. Manage Linux networks
    1. Manage Linux networks and bridges.
  6. Prepare and deploy an internal instance
    1. Manage images, flavors, and private networks in preparation for launching an internal instance and launch and verify an internal instance.
  7. Manage block storage
    1. Manage ephemeral and persistent block storage.
  8. Manage object storage
    1. Manage object storage.
  9. Prepare and deploy an external instance
    1. Manage external networks and security in preparation for launching an external instance and launch and verify an external instance.
  10. Customize instances
    1. Customize an instance with cloud-init.
  11. Deploying scalable stacks
    1. Deploy a stack and configure autoscaling.
  12. Install OpenStack
    1. Install an OpenStack proof of concept using Packstack.
  13. Comprehensive review of Red Hat OpenStack Administration 1. Review tasks in the Red Hat OpenStack Administration I course

Red Hat® OpenStack® Administration II (CL210) teaches system administrators how to implement a cloud-computing environment using Red Hat OpenStack Platform, including installation, configuration, and maintenance.

Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL210)

  1. Course introduction
    1. Introduce and review the course.
  2. Manage an enterprise OpenStack deployment
    1. Manage the undercloud, the overcloud, and related services.
  3. Manage internal OpenStack communication
    1. Administer the Keystone identity service and the advanced message queueing protocol (AMQP) messaging service.
  4. Build and customize images
    1. Build and customize images.
  5. Manage storage
    1. Manage Ceph and Swift storage for OpenStack.
  6. Manage resilient compute resources
    1. Add compute nodes, manage shared storage, and perform live instance migration.
  7. Manage and troubleshoot
    1. Manage and troubleshoot virtual network infrastructure.
  8. Manage resilient compute resources
    1. Add compute nodes, manage shared storage, and perform live instance migration.
  9. Troubleshoot OpenStack issues
    1. 
Diagnose and troubleshoot OpenStack issues and services.
  10. Monitor cloud metrics for autoscaling
    1. Monitor and analyze cloud metrics for use in orchestration autoscaling.
  11. Orchestrate deployments
    1.
    Deploy Heat stacks that automatically scale.

This course provides extensive hands-on training for experienced system administrators in how to use the distributed storage features of Red Hat Ceph Storage and the networking capabilities of OpenStack Neutron. The course can also help students prepare for the Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310).

Red Hat OpenStack Administration III (CL310)

  1. Introduction to Red Hat Ceph Storage
    1. Introduce Red Hat Ceph Storage architecture, components, and attributes.
  2. Describe Red Hat Ceph Storage components and features
    1. Describe the components and features of Red Hat Ceph Storage.
  3. Deploy and access Red Hat Ceph Storage
    1. Create snapshots and clones for Red Hat Ceph Storage.
  4. Create snapshots and clones
    1. Manage snapshots and clones of a Ceph Block Device (RBD).
  5. Ceph with the Glance Image service
    1. Integrate Ceph with the Glance image service, the Cinder block storage service, and the Nova compute service.
  6. Introduce networking fundamentals
    1. Explain standard networking concepts and OpenStack Neutron networking concepts and services.
  7. Implement virtual bridging
    1. Install and manage virtual network bridges.
  8. Implement virtual network devices
    1. Create and deploy virtual network devices.
  9. Implement network namespaces
    1. Manage network interfaces manually (using the ip command) and persistently.
  10. Manage neutron services
    1. Verify and manage the configuration of Neutron networking service.
  11. Provisioning project networks
    1. Provision project networks using VXLAN tunnels, GRE tunnels, and VLANs.
  12. Implementing load-balancer-as-a-service (LBaaS)
    1. Implement LbaaS.
  13. Troubleshoot Neutron networking services
    1. Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with the Neutron networking service.
  14. Comprehensive Review
    1. Review tasks from the Red Hat OpenStack III course.

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