IL - Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210)

Course Overview

The focus of this course is managing Red Hat OpenStack Platform using the unified command-line interface, managing instances, and maintaining an enterprise deployment of OpenStack. This course also teaches the management and customization of an enterprise deployment of OpenStack (overcloud) and how to manage compute nodes with Red Hat OpenStack Platform director (undercloud).

This course can also help your prepare for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210). Exam competencies covered in the course include:

Expanding compute nodes on Red Hat OpenStack Platform using the undercloud.
Managing images, networking, and block storage.
Providing orchestration and auto-scaling (scale-out and scale-back).
Building a customized image.


Course Details
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Level: 300

Who this course is designed for
  • This course is designed for Linux system administrators, cloud administrators, and cloud operators.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the concepts of undercloud, overcloud, and Heat templates
  • Manage internal Red Hat OpenStack Platform communication
  • Build custom disk images
  • Manage Ceph and Swift
  • Troubleshoot an SDN infrastructure
  • Manage resilient compute resources
  • Troubleshoot general Red Hat OpenStack Platform issues
  • Monitor cloud metrics
  • Deploy Heat stacks


  • Deploy a Red Hat OpenStack Platform proof of concept environment
  • Manage software-defined networks, subnets, routers, and floating IP addresses
  • Provision virtual machine instances
  • Manage block and object storage

Course Outline

Introduce and review the course.
Manage the undercloud, the overcloud, and related services.
Administer the Keystone identity service and the advanced message queueing protocol (AMQP) messaging service.
Build and customize images.
Manage Ceph and Swift storage for OpenStack.
Add compute nodes, manage shared storage, and perform live instance migration.
Manage and troubleshoot virtual network infrastructure.
Add compute nodes, manage shared storage, and perform live instance migration.
Diagnose and troubleshoot OpenStack issues and services.
Monitor and analyze cloud metrics for use in orchestration autoscaling.
Deploy Heat stacks that automatically scale.


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