Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Infrastructure Configuration for Cloud Administrators (CL 210)

Course content summary

  • Gain familiarity with overcloud service containerization technology.
  • Learn about Open Virtual Networking (OVN) enhancement to OVS.
  • Use identity service v3 (keystone) with external Red Hat IdM store.
  • Manage the core control plane, including Pacemaker.
  • Customize images, with techniques for multiple use cases.
  • Manage block and object storage.
  • Manage compute nodes, including tuning and hyperconvergence.
  • Deploy multi-container stacks.
  • Troubleshoot OpenStack.

Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210)

Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV (CL310)

Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310)

Red Hat Ceph Storage Architecture and Administration (CEPH125) and Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration exam (EX125)

For OpenStack administrators who want to learn more about Red Hat Ceph Storage and become a networking engineer.

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Hybrid Cloud Management exam (EX220)

For hybrid cloud engineers who want to learn more about Red Hat© CloudForms and become a cloud architect.

Course Information

Price: $3,600.00
Duration: 4 days
Certification: Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210)
Exam: EX210; EX310; EX125; EX220
Learning Credits:
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  • Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or demonstrate equivalent experience by passing the online skills assessment
  • Attend Red Hat OpenStack Administration I: Core Operations for Cloud Operators (CL110), or demonstrate equivalent experience


Target Audience:

This course is intended for Linux system administrators, cloud administrators, cloud operators, and infrastructure architects interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private or hybrid cloud.


Course Objectives:

As a result of attending this course, you will know how to configure and manage an OpenStack installation featuring all of the common, core features and services used by enterprise private/hybrid cloud customers. You will also be able to choose and customize compute, storage, networking, deployment, and application support resources and services tailored to your enterprise needs.

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Navigate and manage the control plane on the undercloud and the overcloud.
  • Work with containerized overcloud infrastructure services.
  • Manage necessary authentication, authorization, and security administration.
  • Navigate and describe all network layers in an IaaS and all aspects of SDN design and management.
  • Manage compute node and storage resource, including hyperconvergence.
  • Troubleshoot typical OpenStack operations.


Course Outline:

Navigate the Red Hat OpenStack Platform architecture
Describe the classroom environment, support systems, functions of the undercloud components, and more.

Describe the OpenStack control plane
Identify the shared services running on a controller node and describe service endpoint configuration and security.

Integrate identity management
Describe the installation and architecture of a Red Hat Identity Management back end for the OpenStack identity service.

Perform image operations
Build an image using diskimage-builder and customize launched instances during deployment using cloud-init.

Manage storage
Explain persistent storage options for use in OpenStack, focusing on the expanding capabilities of the default Red Hat©_ Ceph Storage.

Manage OpenStack networking
Explain the different network types available to the OpenStack networking service and improve network performance with Open Virtual Network.

Manage compute resources
Perform common compute node administration tasks, including live migration, evacuation, and enabling and disabling compute nodes.

Automate cloud applications
Explain the orchestration architecture required to deploy application stacks and write templates using the Heat Orchestration Template (HOT) language.

Troubleshoot OpenStack operations
Discuss recommended diagnostic and troubleshooting tools and techniques.

Comprehensive review
Build a custom image and launch an instance using the custom image.