Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration Training

This course is for senior system and storage administrators who are interested in deploying scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in cloud environments. This course can help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Storage Exam (EX236).
Course Details


3 days


Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge is highly recommended

Target Audience

Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage

Skills Gained

  • Install and configure Red Hat Storage Server
  • Create and manage different volume types
  • Learn about IP failover for NFS and CIFS using CTDB
  • Explore geo-replication
  • Practice unified file and object storage using Swift
  • Learn about snapshots
  • Learn about the Hadoop plugin
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Red Hat Storage
    • Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology
  • Install Red Hat Gluster Storage
    • Install Red Hat Gluster Storage.
  • Configure Red Hat Gluster Storage
    • Build and configure a Red Hat Gluster Storage volume.
  • Basic configCreate Volumesuration
    • Create different volume types.
  • Configure Clients
    • Access data on Red Hat GLuster storage volumes with various clients.
  • Configure ACLs and Quotas
    • Implement POSIX ACLs and quotas.
  • Extend Volumes
    • Grow storage volumes online.
  • Configure IP Failover
    • Configure IP failover.
  • Configure Georeplication
    • Configure georeplication for disaster recovery.
  • Troubleshooting
    • Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.
  • Manage Snapshots
    • Manage volume snapshots.
  • Install Red Hat Gluster Storage Console
    • Install Red Hat Gluster Storage Console.
  • Manage Tiering
    • Manage storage tiering for a volume.
  • Monitor Red Hat Gluster Storage
    • Monitor Red Hat Gluster Storage performance.
  • Configure Network Encryption
    • Configure Network Encryption for Red Hat Gluster Storage.
  • Comprehensive review
    • Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration.