Red Hat Enterprise Deployment and Systems Management (RH401) course outline

Learn how to install Red Hat Satellite server and use it to deploy and manage systems

Essential system management

  • Set high-level goals for effective system management.

Install Red Hat Satellite

  • Install a Red Hat Satellite server, and populate it with software channel content.

Red Hat Satellite organization

  • Create and manage Red Hat Satellite organizations, users, and system groups.

Use Subversion to manage changes

  • Initialize and configure a Subversion repository, start a new Subversion project, and manage revisions using Subversion.

Red Hat Satellite client configuration

  • Register client machines with Red Hat Satellite both interactively and in automated ways.

Red Hat Satellite software management

  • Configure Red Hat Satellite with custom and cloned software channels to manage software updates on client systems.

Build RPM packages

  • Create RPM packages for use with Red Hat Satellite to enable the deployment of programs and files on client systems.

Configuration file management with Satellite

  • Use Red Hat Satellite to deploy individual configuration files to client systems.

Provision with Red Hat Satellite

  • Use Red Hat Satellite to provision Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems from bare-metal.

Red Hat Satellite administration

  • Perform Red Hat Satellite maintenance functions including embedded database management, activate Satellite with a new entitlement certificate, and export custom software channel content.

Red Hat Satellite API and reports

  • Use the Red Hat Satellite API to produce simple reports and perform basic administrative tasks.

Red Hat Satellite virtual machine management

  • Manage Red Hat Satellite entitlements and create kickstart profiles that will provision virtualization hosts and virtualized guests.

Comprehensive review

  • Review course material and deploy a Red Hat Satellite server.

NOTE: Course outline is subject to change with technology changes and as nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic please contact a training specialist at 1-866-626-2994.