CL210

Red Hat OpenStack Administration

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

This course teaches system administrators how to implement a cloud-computing environment using Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform, including installation, configuration, and maintenance.

Course overview

Through hands-on labs, students will explore manually installing each service of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack® Platform, and will also look at the future plans of the OpenStack development community.

This course can also help you prepare for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210).

Course content summary

  • Get an overview of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform architecture
  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform using packstack
  • Deploy each Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform service manually
  • Manage users and projects
  • Deploy instances, and use Heat to deploy and customize instances

Read the entire course outline for more details.

Note: Red Hat OpenStack Administration is one of our emerging technology courses. This series of courses focuses on Red Hat's evolving technologies. Emerging technology courses are feature-and functionality-focused and are conducted like guided labs.

The OpenStack® Word Mark and OpenStack Logo are either registered trademarks / service marks or trademarks / service marks of the OpenStack Foundation, in the United States and other countries and are used with the OpenStack Foundation's permission. We are not affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by the OpenStack Foundation or the OpenStack community.

Audience and prerequisites

Prerequisites for this course

  • RHCSA certification or equivalent knowledge and experience

Outline for this course

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform architecture
Understand Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform features and terminology.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform installation
Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform using packstack.
Create an instance with the Horizon web front-end.
Qpid message broker
Install and configure the Qpid message broker service.
Secure Qpid using authentication and encryption.
Keystone identity service
Install, configure, and use the Keystone authentication services.
Swift object storage service
Install, configure, and use the Swift object storage service.
Glance image service
Install and use the Glance image service.
Cinder block storage service
Install the Cinder block storage service.
Manage Cinder volumes.
Networking service
Install, configure, and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform networking service.
Nova compute and controller services
Install Nova compute and controller services.
Deploy an instance from the command line.
Implement an additional compute node
Learn to add and remove additional Nova compute nodes.
Heat orchestration service
Install the Heat orchestration service.
Launch a stack using preconfigured templates.
Ceilometer metering service
Install and manage the ceilometer metering service.
The future of the OpenStack development community
Learn about the future of OpenStack.
Comprehensive review
Review the installation and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

Recommended next exam or course

Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210)
Demonstrate your ability to build and manage private clouds using Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.
Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack
Demonstrate your ability to build and manage private clouds using Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.