This course will teach students to install a proof-of-concept and configure, use, and maintain Red Hat OpenStack Platform. The focus on this course will be managing OpenStack using the Horizon dashboard and the command-line interface and managing instances.
Course content summary
- Launch an instance
- Manage projects, quotas, and users
- Manage networks, subnets, routers, and floating IP addresses
- Create and manage block and object storage in the framework
- Customize instances with cloud-init
- Deploy scalable stacks
- Deploy Platform using PackStack
To help prepare students for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator in exam (EX210), the following competencies are covered in this course:
- Install and configure Platform (using PackStack)
- Manage users, projects, flavors, roles, images, networking, and block storage
- Set quotas
- Configure images at instantiation
To learn more competencies to pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210), take the next step in the training path with Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210).
Audience and prerequisites
Linux system administrators and cloud administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private cloud.
Prerequisites for this course
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux certification or equivalent experience
Outline for this course
Introduce and review the course.
Launch an instance
Launch an instance and describe the architecture and use cases.
Organize people and resources
Manage projects,users, roles, and quotas.
Describe cloud computing
Describe the changes in technology and processes for cloud computing
Manage Linux networks
Manage Linux networks and bridges.
Prepare and deploy an internal instance
Manage images, flavors, and private networks in preparation for launching an internal instance and launch and verify an internal instance.
Manage block storage
Manage ephemeral and persistent block storage.
Manage object storage
Manage object storage.
Prepare and deploy an external instance
Manage external networks and security in preparation for launching an external instance and launch and verify an external instance.
Customize an instance with cloud-init.
Deploying scalable stacks
Deploy a stack and configure autoscaling.
Install an OpenStack proof of concept using Packstack.
Comprehensive review of Administration I
Review tasks in the Administration I course.