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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).
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.
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
Not sure if you have the correct skill-set knowledge? Find out by passing the online skills assessment.
Prerequisites for this course
•Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification or equivalent experience
•Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack certification or equivalent experience
•Have taken Red Hat OpenStack Administration (CL210) course
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Delegates will learn how to
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
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
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.
Review tasks from the Red Hat OpenStack III course.
EXAM EX310 will be taken on the morning of day 5 of the course
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