CL110: Red Hat OpenStack Administration I

CL110: Red Hat OpenStack Administration I Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110) is designed for system administrators who are intending to implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat OpenStack Platform. This course is based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.This course will teach students to install a proof-of-concept, configure, use, and maintain Red Hat OpenStack Platform. The focus on this course will be managing OpenStack using the Horizon dashboard and the command-line interface and managing instances, leaving students with proof-of-concepts.

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Course Prerequisites for CL110: Red Hat OpenStack Administration I

  • » Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux certification or equivalent experience

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CL110: Red Hat OpenStack Administration I Course Objectives

  • » Launch an instance
  • » Manage projects, quotas, and users
  • » Manage networks, subnets, routers, and floating IP addresses
  • » Create and manage block and object storage in the Openstack framework
  • » Customize instances with cloud-init
  • » Deploy scalable stacks
  • » Deploy Red Hat OpenStack Platform using PackStack
  • » Install and configure Red Hat OpenStack Platform (using PackStack)
  • » Manage users, projects, flavors, roles, images, networking, and block storage
  • » Set quotas
  • » Configure images at instantiation

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CL110: Red Hat OpenStack Administration I Course Outline

      1. Course introduction
        1. Introduce and review the course.
      2. Launch an instance
        1. Launch an instance and describe the OpenStack architecture and use cases.
      3. Organize people and resources
        1. Manage projects,users, roles, and quotas.
      4. Describe cloud computing
        1. Describe the changes in technology and processes for cloud computing
      5. Manage Linux networks
        1. Manage Linux networks and bridges.
      6. Prepare and deploy an internal instance
        1. Manage images, flavors, and private networks in preparation for launching an internal instance and launch and verify an internal instance.
      7. Manage block storage
        1. Manage ephemeral and persistent block storage.
      8. Manage object storage
        1. Manage object storage.
      9. Prepare and deploy an external instance
        1. Manage external networks and security in preparation for launching an external instance and launch and verify an external instance.
      10. Customize instances
        1. Customize an instance with cloud-init.
      11. Deploying scalable stacks
        1. Deploy a stack and configure autoscaling.
      12. Install OpenStack
        1. Install an OpenStack proof of concept using Packstack.
      13. Comprehensive review of Red Hat OpenStack Administration I
        1. Review tasks in the Red Hat OpenStack Administration I course.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Finnbarr M.
- Masters Degree in Computer Science from Boston University along with several certifications.
- Over 25 years of experience in the IT field and expert in Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle ecosystems.
- More than 10 years working as a Software Engineer in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.


Finnbarr has both breadth and in-depth knowledge of Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle with 25+ years of experience in operating system internals development, system administration, application development and project management on a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. As a Software Engineer, he developed and managed numerous projects in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.

Finnbarr is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers as well as a Moderator at He is also a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning and is well recognized by the students for his knowledge and his great teaching technique.

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