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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.

This course includes Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat Openstack exam (EX310).

This course is based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 6 and includes Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310).

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

Not sure if you have the correct skill-set knowledge? Find out by passing the online skills assessment.

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 Glance image service, the Cinder block storage service, and the Nova compute service.
Introduce networking fundamentals
Explain standard networking concepts and OpenStack Neutron networking concepts and services.
Implement virtual bridging
Install and manage virtual network bridges.
Implement virtual network devices
Create and deploy virtual network devices.
Implement network namespaces
Manage network interfaces manually (using the ip command) and persistently.
Manage neutron services
Verify and manage the configuration of Neutron networking service.
Provisioning project networks
Provision project networks using VXLAN tunnels, GRE tunnels, and VLANs.
Implementing load-balancer-as-a-service (LBaaS)
Implement LbaaS.
Troubleshoot 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

Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat 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.

Impact of this training

Impact on the organization

This course is intended to develop the skills needed to design and deploy OpenStack for high performance networking environments. These skills are suitable for organizations seeking to virtualize their network infrastructure, saving costs in maintaining aging hardware and speeding up provisioning of network services.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to design and deploy a Red Hat OpenStack Platform environment meeting the high network performance requirements of their organization.

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Deploy Red Hat OpenStack Platform using director and composeable roles
  • Design highly available Red Hat OpenStack Platform services
  • Design, implement, and troubleshoot high performing software defined networks

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