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Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH 403)

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Overview

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration is a lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. Course participants will learn how to install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with software packages.

Students will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration. Students should have previous Red Hat Satellite experience since the course will compare Red Hat Satellite 6 features and terminology with Red Hat Satellite 5.

Target Audience

Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators responsible for the management of multiple servers

Prerequisites

  • RHCE certification or equivalent experience
  • Previous Red Hat Satellite 5 experience

Course Objectives

  • Install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server
  • Red Hat Network organizations, locations, users and roles
  • Manage software with Red Hat Satellite environments and content views
  • Use Red Hat Satellite to configure hosts with Puppet

Full Course Outline

Module 1: Red Hat Satellite installation

  • Install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with Red Hat Enterprise Linux software content.

Module 2: Red Hat Satellite organization

  • Effectively control user access for Red Hat Satellite administration.

Module 3: Red Hat Satellite client registration

  • Register hosts to a Red Hat Satellite server, both interactively and automatically.

Module 4: Incorporate software management into SDLC

  • Control which packages hosts can install and which updates are propagated to hosts. Evaluate host deviations from corporate standards.

Module 5: custom software using Red Hat Satellite

  • Incorporate non-Red Hat software packages into a Red Hat Satellite framework.

Module 6: Configuration management with Puppet

  • Create and populate a Puppet repository within a Red Hat Satellite framework.

Module 7: Centralized management and deployment of system configurations

  • Configure hosts using Puppet.
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