Red Hat Open Stack Administration III is the follow up course of Red Hat Open Stack Administration I and Red Hat Open Stack Administration II, enhancing and focusing mainly on the networking part of open stack. It focuses on practical hands on labs and introduction to Ceph storage environment for persistent storage and it’s integration with open stack.

This will also help candidates to get ready for the RH310 ( Red Hat Certified Engineer In Open Stack ) Exam.


1. Candidates certified as Red Hat System Administrator or candidates working as Linux administrators.

2. Candidates who are willing to start their career in cloud computing or who has done the Red Hat Certified System Administrator II course.


Because this course is a course of expertise, it demands a few knowledge of Linux operating system for managing the services and accessing the open stack APIs by using command line interface. Also, a little troubleshooting along with initial knowledge of open stack is also required so that the candidate is able to troubleshoot any problems coming in installation or post installation


30 Hours 00 Minutes

16 Lessons


  • Introduction to Red Hat Ceph Storage.

Introduce Red Hat Ceph Storage architecture, components, and attributes.

  • Describe Red Hat Ceph Storage components and features.

Describe the components and features of Red Hat Ceph Storage.

  • Deploy and access Red Hat Ceph Storage

Create snapshots and clones for Red Hat Ceph Storage.

  • Create snapshots and clones

Manage snapshots and clones of a Ceph Block Device (RBD).

  • Ceph with the Glance Image service

Integrate Ceph with the Glance image service, the Cinder block storage service, and the Nova compute service.

  • Introduce networking fundamentals

Explain standard networking concepts and OpenStack Neutron networking concepts and services.

  • Implement virtual bridging

Install and manage virtual network bridges.

  • Implement virtual network devices

Create and deploy virtual network devices.

  • Implement network namespaces

Manage network interfaces manually (using the ip command) and persistently.

  • Manage neutron services

Verify and manage the configuration of Neutron networking service.

  • Provisioning project networks

Provision project networks using VXLAN tunnels, GRE tunnels, and VLANs.

  • Implementing load-balancer-as-a-service (LBaaS)

Implement LbaaS.

  • Troubleshoot Neutron networking services

Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with the Neutron networking service.

  • Comprehensive Review

          Review tasks from the Red Hat OpenStack III course.

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