Participants in RH436 should already be familiar with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Recommended minimum competency level is completion of the RHCE or equivalent knowledge.

    Skills Gained

    RH436 is designed to train people with RHCE level competency on skills required to deploy and manage highly available storage data to the mission-critical enterprise computing environment. Complementing skills gained in RH401, this course delivers extensive hands-on training with storage management, Red Hat Cluster Suite, and the shared file system, GFS.

      Who Can Benefit?

      RH436 is aimed at senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators and other IT professionals working in enterprise environments and mission-critical systems.

        Outline for Red Hat High Availability Clustering Training

        Prepares for:

        • EX436 Red Hat Enterprise Clustering and Storage Management Expertise Exam
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        Linux Dynamic Device Management

        • udev Features
        • udev Rule Configuration


        • iSCSI as a Shared Storage Device
        • Configuring an iSCSI initiator
        • Authentication

        Advanced Software RAID

        • Types and Differences
        • Monitoring
        • Optimization Techniques
        • Growth and High Availability

        Device Mapper and Multipathing

        • Mapping Targets
        • LVM2 Snapshots
        • Multipath Device Configuration

        Cluster Technology

        • Common Cluster Hardware
        • Shared Storage Alternatives

        Cluster Suite Overview

        • Design and Elements of Clustering
        • Cluster Configuration Tools
        • Clustered Logical Volumes and Lock Management

        Quorum and the Cluster Manager

        • Intracluster Communication
        • Cluster Tools

        Fencing and Failover

        • Fencing Components
        • Failover Domains

        Quorum Disk

        • Heuristic Configuration

        Service Manager

        • Resource Groups and Recovery
        • Hierarchical Resource Ordering
        • High Availability Services

        Global File System (GFS)

        • Implementation and Configuration
        • Lock Management
        • Planning For and Growing On-line GFS
        • Monitoring Tools
        • Journal Configuration and Management