RH318

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

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Get the skills required to deploy and manage virtual environments

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RH318) teaches experienced system administrators how to use the virtualization features of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® managed through the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization suite.

Course overview

Students acquire the skills and knowledge to effectively create, deploy, manage, and migrate Linux virtual machines hosted on either dedicated Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor nodes or Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.

This course also helps candidates prepare for the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Administrator exam (EX318), which, if passed, earns them the Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) certification.

Read the entire course outline for more details.

Course content summary

  • Deploy Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
  • Configure Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment (datacenters, clusters, and storage domains).
  • Install, manage, and troubleshoot virtual machines (servers and desktops).
  • Create virtual machine snapshots.
  • Use templates for rapid virtual machine deployment.
  • Secure Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment with multilevel administrative roles.
  • Monitor and create custom reports.
  • Migrate virtual machines and explore high-availability options.

Audience and prerequisites

  • Experienced Linux system administrators responsible for managing enterprise servers who are interested in learning how to manage large numbers of servers or virtual machines using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
  • IT professionals interested in earning a Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) certification

Prerequisites for this course

IT professionals who have earned an Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or maintain the equivalent experience with Linux.

Outline for this course

Overview of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Define and discuss general virtualization, Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), and the concept of virtualization in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
Install, configure, and test manager
Install, configure, secure, and troubleshoot Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.
Install and configure hypervisor hosts
Install, configure, upgrade, and troubleshoot Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor.
Create datacenters and clusters
Create datacenters and clusters using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.
Create and maintaining storage
Create and administer data, iso, and export storage domains using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
Create logical networks
Create logical networks using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.
Deploy virtual machines
Install, deploy, and manage virtual machines (VMs) with appropriate drivers and agents using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
Manage VM snapshots and images
Manage VMs with snapshots and share images using Red Hat Virtualization.
Automate VM deployment
Utilize templates, pools, and cloud-init to automate deployment of VMs using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
Monitor and report Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Locate information using the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization administration portal to generate reports of the environment.
Overview of advanced Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization topics
Describe backing up and restoring Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, making Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization highly available, and using the application programming interface (API).
Install and configure Red Hat Enterprise Linux host
Install and configure a Red Hat Enterprise Linux host.
Migrate VMs and configure high availability
Migrate VMs manually and automatically, and configure high availability with live migration using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
Comprehensive review
Review the course objectives.

Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact a training specialist online.

Recommended next exam or course

RHCVA exam (EX318)
Hands-on, performance-based, 3-hour exam.
RHCVA
Earn an RHCVA certification by proving your ability to deploy and manage virtual hosts in production environments using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
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