Red Hat® Virtualization

Get the skills required to deploy and manage virtual environments

This course helps IT professionals acquire the skills needed to deploy, administer, and operate virtual machines in their organization using Red Hat® Virtualization.

Through numerous hands-on exercises, you will deploy and configure Red Hat® Virtualization and use it to provision and manage virtual machines.

This course is based on Red Hat® Virtualization 4.1 and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.3.

This course is also available as part of the Red Hat® Learning Subscription.

  • Installing and configuring Red Hat® Virtualization
  • Configuring networking and storage for use with Red Hat® Virtualization
  • Managing user accounts and access to the Red Hat® Virtualization environment
  • Installing and managing virtual machines in Red Hat® Virtualization
  • Using templates for rapid virtual machine deployment
  • Managing virtual machine snapshots and images
  • Backing up and upgrading Red Hat® Virtualization
  • Migrating virtual machines and exploring high availability options

Linux system administrators and virtualization administrators interested in deploying and managing large-scale virtualization solutions managing virtual servers in their datacenters, based on the Red Hat® Virtualization open virtualization management platform.

Red Hat® Virtualization overview

Explain the purpose and architecture of Red Hat® Virtualization.

Installing and configuring Red Hat® Virtualization

Install a minimal Red Hat® Virtualization environment and use it to create a virtual machine.

Creating and managing datacenters and clusters

Organize hypervisors into groups using datacenters and clusters.

Managing user accounts and roles

  • Configure user accounts using a central directory service.
  • Assign access to resources based on job responsibilities using roles.

Adding physical hosts

Add additional Red Hat® Virtualization hosts automatically, and move and remove hosts from datacenters as needed.

Managing Red Hat® Virtualization networks

Separate network traffic into multiple networks on one or more interfaces to improve the performance and security of Red Hat® Virtualization.

Managing Red Hat® Virtualization storage

Create and manage data and ISO storage domains.

Deploying and managing virtual machines

Operate virtual machines in the Red Hat® Virtualization environment.

Migrating virtual machines

Migrate and control automatic migration of virtual machines.

Managing virtual machine images

Manage virtual machine snapshots and disk images.

Automating virtual machine deployment

Automate deployment of virtual machines by using templates and cloud-init.

Backing up and upgrading Red Hat® Virtualization

Back up, restore, and upgrade Red Hat® Virtualization.

Exploring high-availability practices

Explain procedures to improve resilience and reliability of Red Hat® Virtualization by removing single points of failure and implementing high-availability features.

Comprehensive review

Demonstrate skills learned in this course by installing and configuring Red Hat® Virtualization, using it to create and manage virtual machines, and by backing up and updating components of Red Hat® Virtualization.

Upcoming Classes

Dates Location GTR  
Oct 7-10 (9am-5pm) HERNDON, VA
Nov 4-7 (9am-5pm) ATLANTA, GA
Dates Location GTR  
Aug 26-30 (11am-5pm) Live Virtual Guaranteed to Run
Sep 30-Oct 4 (11am-5pm) Live Virtual
Nov 4-8 (11am-5pm) Live Virtual
Dec 9-13 (11am-5pm) Live Virtual
Jan 20-24 (11am-5pm) Live Virtual
Mar 16-20 (11am-5pm) Live Virtual




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