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Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Infrastructure Configuration for Cloud Administrators with Exam

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  • Course Code CL211

This course teaches system administrators how to implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform, including installation, configuration, and maintenance. Through hands-on labs, students will explore fault-tolerant and redundant configurations of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and look at the future plans of the OpenStack development community.

Skills Gained

  • Get an overview of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform architecture
  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
  • Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
  • Manage users and projects
  • Deploy virtual machines
  • Learn about the future of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

Who Can Benefit

  • 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 is highly recommended.


Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Course Details

Please Note

Red Hat OpenStack Administration is one of our emerging technology courses. This series of courses focuses on Red Hat's newer, evolving technologies. Emerging technology courses are feature- and functionality-focused and are conducted like guided labs. The exam is only available via Individual Exam Session.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform architecture

  • Understand Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform features and terminology.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform installation

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack platform using packstack.
  • Use Horizon web interface manage it.

Message broker

  • Install and secure the Qpid message broker service.

Identity service

  • Install, configure, and use the Keystone authentication services.

Object storage service

  • Install and manage the Swift object storage service.

Image service

  • Install the Glance image service.
  • Import system images.

Block storage service

  • Install the Cinder block storage service.
  • Manage Cinder volumes.

Networking service

  • Install, configure, and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform networking service.

Compute and controller services

  • Install Nova compute and controller.
  • Learn how to add nova compute nodes.
  • Launch an instance from the command line.

Additional compute node

  • Learn to add and remove additional Nova compute nodes.

Orchestration service

  • Install the Heat orchestration service.

Metering service

  • Install and manage the Ceilometer metering service.
  • Launch a stack.

The future of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

Comprehensive review

  • Review the installation and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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