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Red Hat OpenStack Administration III

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Learn to deploy, manage, and configure storage and OpenStack

The Red Hat OpenStack Administration III (CL310) 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. Students will set up a Ceph environment and its configuration as a back end for OpenStack, and configure and use the advanced features of OpenStack Neutron.

Course overview

Students will set up a Ceph environment and its configuration as a back end for OpenStack, and configure and use the advanced features of OpenStack Neutron.

Course content summary

  • Deploy Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Manage snapshots in Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Access Ceph Storage through Ceph block device (RBD) and Ceph object gateway (RADOSGW)
  • Configure Red Hat Ceph Storage as a storage back end for OpenStack Services
  • Manage networks based on VXLAN, VLAN and GRE
  • Deploy and using load-balancer-as-a-service (LBaaS) in OpenStack Neutron
  • Troubleshoot Neutron issues

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Audience for this course<

Experienced Linux® system administrators responsible for managing OpenStack environments who want to learn:

  • To configure scalable and distributed storage as a storage back end for OpenStack
  • The advanced features offered by OpenStack Neutron

Prerequisites for this course

Outline for this course

Introduction to Red Hat Ceph Storage
Introduce Red Hat Ceph Storage architecture, components, and attributes.
Describe Red Hat Ceph Storage components and features
Describe the components and features of Red Hat Ceph Storage.
Deploy and access Red Hat Ceph Storage
Create snapshots and clones for Red Hat Ceph Storage.
Create snapshots and clones
Manage snapshots and clones of a Ceph Block Device (RBD).
Ceph with the Glance Image service
Integrate Ceph with the OpenStack Glance Image service to store OpenStack images in Ceph.
Ceph with the Cinder Block Storage service
Integrate Ceph with the OpenStack Cinder Block Storage service to provide OpenStack volumes in Ceph.
Ceph with the Nova compute service
Integrate Ceph with the OpenStack Nova compute service to store instance data in Ceph.
Introduce networking fundamentals
Review networking concepts and deploy OpenStack with a separate Neutron networking node.
Network interfaces
Manage network interfaces manually (using the ip command) and persistently.
Virtual bridging
Install and manage virtual network bridges.
Virtual network devices
Create and deploy virtual network devices.
Network namespaces
Manage and implement networks inside a network namespace.
Neutron services
Verify and manage the Neutron services.
Provisioning tenant networks
Provision tenant networks using VXLAN tunnels, GRE tunnels, and VLANs.
Implementing load-balancer-as-a-service (LBaaS)
Implement LbaaS.
Neutron networking services
Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with the Neutron networking service.
Comprehensive Review
Review tasks from the Red Hat OpenStack III course.

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 us.

Recommended next exam or course

Red Hat Certified Engineer in OpenStack exam (EX310)
Become a RHCE in OpenStack by passing our exam, where you will demonstrate your abilities to integrate and configure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Ceph Storage, and Neutron services.

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