4 days.


  • RHCSA certification or equivalent experience.
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA, confirmation of the needed skills can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Skills Gained

  • Install and configure Red Hat Gluster Storage
  • 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

Who Can Benefit?

  • Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Gluster Storage.
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge is highly recommended.

Outline for Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration with Exam Training

Introduction to Red Hat Gluster Storage

Understand Red Hat Gluster Storage server features and terminology.

    Explore the classroom environment

    Gain familiarity with the classroom environment.


      Install Red Hat Storage Server.

        Basic configuration

        Build a Red Hat Storage server volume.

          Volume types

          Understand different volume types.


            Access data on Red Hat Storage server volumes from different client types.

              ACLs and quotas

              Implement quotas and Posix access control lists.

                Extending volumes

                Grow storage volumes online.

                  IP failover

                  Configure IP failover using CTDB.


                    Configure geo-replication.

                      Unified file and object storage

                      Configure Swift object access.


                        Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.

                          Managing snapshots

                          Manage snapshots in Red Hat Storage.

                            Hadoop plugin

                            Learn about the Hadoop plugin configuration.