Red Hat OpenStack Administration I

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Course Description

Through hands on labs, students will explore manually installing each service of Red Hat OpenStack Platform, and will also look at the future plans of the OpenStack development community. Course content summary
  • Get an overview of the Red Hat OpenStack Platform architecture
  • Install Red Hat OpenStack Platform using packstack
  • Deploy each Red Hat OpenStack Platform service manually
  • Manage users and projects
  • Deploy instances, and use Heat to deploy and customize instances
Read the entire course outline for more details. Note: Red Hat OpenStack Administration is one of our emerging technology courses. This series of courses focuses on Red Hat's evolving technologies. Emerging technology courses are feature-and functionality-focused and are conducted like guided labs.


RHCSA certification or equivalent knowledge and experience

Red Hat Skills Assessment


  • Linux system administrators and cloud administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private cloud
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or requisite level of knowledge highly recommended

Course Content

  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform architecture Understand Red Hat OpenStack Platform features and terminology.
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform installation Deploy Red Hat OpenStack Platform using packstack. Create an instance with the Horizon web interface.
  • RabbitMQ message broker Install and verify RabbitMQ message broker service. Troubleshoot RabbitMQ message broker.
  • Keystone identity service Install, configure, and use the Keystone authentication services.
  • Swift object storage service Install, configure, and use the Swift object storage service.
  • Glance image service Install and use the Glance image service.
  • Cinder block storage service Install the Cinder block storage service. Manage Cinder volumes.
  • Networking service Install, configure, and manage Red Hat OpenStack Platform networking service.
  • Nova compute and controller services Install and troubleshoot Nova compute and controller services. Deploy an instance from the command line.
  • Implement an additional compute node Learn to add and remove additional Nova compute nodes. Launch an instance to verify the new compute nodes.
  • Heat orchestration service Install and troubleshoot the Heat orchestration service. Launch a stack using preconfigured templates.
  • Ceilometer metering service Install and manage the ceilometer metering service.
  • The future of the OpenStack development community Learn about the future of OpenStack.
  • Comprehensive review Review the installation and management of Red Hat OpenStack Platform.

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Course Details

Duration - 4 days
Price - $3200.00 USD

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