Red Hat Enterprise Deployment and Systems Management

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Schedule:
Daytime
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4 Days
Location type:
Open

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Prerequisites:

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience.

Course Description:

Red Hat Enterprise Deployment and Systems Management (RH401) is a four-day lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale deployment and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. Experienced system administrators learn how to implement and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux deployments efficiently and effectively, in ways that make their systems manageable by a team of administrators. Central to the course is hands-on training in the use of the Red Hat Network Satellite Server for deployment and provisioning of Red Hat Enterprise Linux sys…

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Prerequisites:

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience.

Course Description:

Red Hat Enterprise Deployment and Systems Management (RH401) is a four-day lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale deployment and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. Experienced system administrators learn how to implement and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux deployments efficiently and effectively, in ways that make their systems manageable by a team of administrators. Central to the course is hands-on training in the use of the Red Hat Network Satellite Server for deployment and provisioning of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. By the end of this course, students will have built their own RPM packages and will have used Subversion to make changes to scripts.

This course includes the following modules:

Essential System Management

  • Goals of Enterprise system management
  • Standardization, centralization, and scalability
  • Provisioning and automation

Installing a Red Hat Network Satellite Server

  • Introduction to RHN Satellite features, prerequisites
  • Installing Satellite Server software
  • Understanding software channels and entitlements
  • Importing channel content into a Satellite Server

Red Hat Network Organization

  • Organization management and trust relationships
  • Managing user accounts
  • Assigning user roles (security)
  • Managing system groups

Managing Changes with Revision Control

  • Introducing revision control concepts
  • Basic Subversion repository administration
  • Using Subversion to manage revisions

Red Hat Network Client Configuration

  • Secure communication with SSL
  • Red Hat Network registration
  • Creating and using activation keys
  • Registration automation with bootstrap.sh
  • Troubleshooting RHN registration

Red Hat Network Software Management

  • Software channel relationships
  • Cloning existing software channels
  • Managing custom software channels
  • Notifying clients of changes: managing errata

Building RPMs

  • Building open source software
  • Using RPM macros
  • Writing custom spec files
  • Using rpmbuild to create RPMs
  • Signing packages for security

RHN Application Programmer Interface

  • Uses for Red Hat Network API
  • Basic RHN API program structure
  • Sample programs

Configuration File Management with Red Hat Network

  • Managing configuration channels
  • Configuration file macros
  • Configuration file management using command-line tools

Provisioning with Kickstart

  • Anaconda kickstart options
  • Building a provisioning environment
  • Using Cobbler for provisioning

Virtual Machine Management

  • Virtual host/virtual platform entitlements
  • Controlling Xen guests using RHN
  • Red Hat Network management of Xen virtual machines

RHN Satellite Server Administration

  • High-availability options
  • Embedded database management
  • Certificate management
  • Changing from disconnected to connected operation
  • Inter-satellite synchronization (ISS)
  • Exporting software channels
  • Troubleshooting

Red Hat Network Proxy Server

  • RHN proxy server installation
  • Configuring a client to use a RHN proxy server
  • Managing software with RHN package manager

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