Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV with Exam Training

Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV with exam (CL311) teaches network engineers, network operators, cloud operators, and cloud administrators how to manage and tune Red Hat® OpenStack Platform for network performance. This course includes Red Hat® Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310). This offering is based on Red Hat OpenStack version 10.0 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4.
Course Details


5 days


  • Be a Red Hat® Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or demonstrate equivalent experience
  • Complete the Red Hat® Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210), or demonstrate equivalent experience

Target Audience

  • Network engineers
  • Network Operators
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Cloud Operators

Skills Gained

  • Network functions virtualization (NFV)
  • Distributed virtual router (DVR)
  • Open vSwitch with Data Plane Development Kit (OVS-DPDK) datapath
  • IPv6 networking
  • Single-root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)*
  • Software-defined networking (SDN) with OpenDaylight (ODL)
  • VLAN, VXLAN, and GRE networks
Course Outline
  • Manage networks in Linux
    • Administer network interfaces, bridges, and virtual networking devices.
  • Manage OpenStack networking agents
    • Manage the L2, L3, DHCP, and other OpenStack networking agents.
  • Deploy IPv6 networks
    • Set up IPv6 networks in OpenStack.
  • Provision OpenStack networks
    • Provision tenant networks and provider networks.
  • Implement distributed virtual routing
    • Enable distributed virtual routing (DVR) to provide scaling and performance.
  • Tune NFV performance
    • Tune OpenStack networking performance.
  • Implement NFV data paths
    • Execute network functions virtualization (NFV) data paths.
  • Build software-defined networks with OpenDaylight
    • Create software-defined networks with OpenDaylight (ODL).
  • Comprehensive review of Red Hat OpenStack Administration III
    • Configure advanced networking on Red Hat® OpenStack Platform.