About this course

Course type Specialist
Course code RH236
Duration 3 Days
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Deploy scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in the cloud. This course is for senior system administrators and storage administrators who are interested in deploying scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in the cloud.

Delegates will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. The course will also explore highly available common Internet file systems (CIFS) and network file systems (NFS) using CTDB, unified file and object storage, and geo-replication.

Please Note: Red Hat Storage Server Administration is part of our new emerging technology series of courses. These courses focus on Red Hat's newer, evolving technologies. Emerging technologies courses are feature- and functionality-focused and are conducted like guided labs, with little lecture. For more information about these courses, please contact us.

Target Audience:

  • Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge is highly recommended


  • RHCSA certification or equivalent experience
  • For delegates who have not earned their RHCSA, confirmation of the needed skills can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Install and configure Red Hat Storage Server.
  • Create and manage different volume types.
  • Learn about IP failover for NFS and CIFS using CTDB.
  • Explore geo-replication.
  • Practice unified file and object storage using Swift.


Introduction to Red Hat Storage
Understand Red Hat® Storage server features and terminology.

Explore the classroom environment
Gain familiarity with the classroom environment.

Install Red Hat Storage Server.

Basic configuration
Build a Red Hat Storage server volume.

Volume types
Understand different volume types.

Access data on Red Hat Storage server volumes from different client types.

ACLs and quotas
Implement quotas and Posix access control lists.

Extending volumes
Grow storage volumes online.

IP failover
Configure IP failover using CTDB.

Configure geo-replication.

Unified file and object storage
Configure Swift object access.

Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.

Specialist Course

3 Days

Red Hat
Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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