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 is based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 6.
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.
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
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
Prerequisites for this course
Have earned the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification or equivalent experience
Have earned theRed Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack certification or have equivalent experience
Have taken Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210) course
Outline for this course
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)
Troubleshoot Neutron networking services
Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with the Neutron networking service.
Review tasks from the Red Hat OpenStack III course.
Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact us.
Recommended next exam or course
Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310)
Become a RHCE in OpenStack by passing our exam, where you will demonstrate your abilities to integrate and configure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Ceph Storage, and Neutron services.