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Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (Rh403)

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Course Description

Learn how to install Red Hat Satellite 6. 

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH403) 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. 

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Satellite 6. 

About this course

What You'll Learn

Students will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration, and learn how to provision hosts integrated with software and Puppet configuration management upon deployment. 

Course content summary:

  • Install Red Hat Satellite 6.
  • Red Hat Network organizations, locations, users and roles. 
  • Manage software with Red Hat Satellite environments and content views. 
  • Create custom RPM packages. 
  • Use Red Hat Satellite to configure hosts with Puppet. 
  • Provision hosts with integrated software and configuration management. 
  • Implement Metal-as-a-Service (MaaS) with Satellite discovery and provisioning of unprovisioned hosts. Prerequisites 
  • Recommend having a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience 
  • Have Red Hat Satellite 5 experience.

Course Outline

  • Red Hat Satellite 6 installation 
  • Install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with Red Hat Enterprise Linux software content. 
  • Manage users and hosts across organizations and locations 
  • Effectively control user access for Red Hat Satellite administration. 
  • Red Hat Satellite client registration 
  • Register hosts to a Red Hat Satellite server, both interactively and automatically. 
  • Manage software deployment through the software development life cycle Control which packages hosts can install and which updates are propagated to hosts and evaluate host deviations from corporate standards. 
  • Build RPM packages 
  • Create RPM packages for deployment of programs and files on client systems. 
  • Deploy custom software using Red Hat Satellite 
  • Incorporate non-Red Hat software packages into a Red Hat Satellite framework. 
  • Manage system configurations with Puppet 
  • management and discover unprovisioned host and provision-discovered hosts. 

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