DO280: Red Hat OpenShift Administration I

Create, configure, manage, and troubleshoot OpenShift clusters. Red Hat OpenShift Administration I (DO280) teaches you how to install and administer the Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform. This hands-on, lab-based course shows you how to install, configure, and manage OpenShift clusters and deploy sample applications to further understand how developers will use the platform.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.5 and Openshift Container Platform 3.9.

OpenShift is a containerized application platform that allows enterprises to manage container deployments and scale their applications using Kubernetes. OpenShift provides predefined application environments and builds upon Kubernetes to provide support for DevOps principles such as reduced time to market, infrastructure-as-code, continuous integration (CI), and continuous delivery (CD).

Course content summary

  • Install an OpenShift Container Platform cluster
  • Configure and manage masters and nodes
  • Secure OpenShift
  • Control access to resources on OpenShift
  • Monitor and collect metrics on OpenShift
  • Deploy applications on OpenShift Platform Container using Source-to-Image (S2I)
  • Manage storage on OpenShift


This course is designed for system administrators, system architects, and developers who want to install and configure Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.


  • Introduction to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    List the features and describe the architecture of the Openshift Container Platform.

    Install OpenShift Container Platform
    Install OpenShift and configure the cluster.

    Explore OpenShift networking concepts
    Describe and explore OpenShift networking concepts.

    Execute commands
    Execute commands using the command-line interface.

    Manage OpenShift resources
    Control access to OpenShift resources.

    Allocate persistent storage
    Implement persistent storage.

    Manage application deployments
    Manipulate resources to manage deployed applications.

    Metrics subsystem
    Install and configure the metrics-gathering system.

    Manage and monitor
    Manage and monitor OpenShift resources and software.

  • Impact on the organization

    This course is intended to develop the skills needed to install, configure, and manage the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to deploy containerized applications that are highly available, resilient, and scalable. Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform enables rapid application development and deployment, as well as portability of an application across environments. The platform also offers simplified application scaling, administration, and maintenance of adapted or cloud-native applications.

    Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

    Impact on the individual

    As a result of attending this course, you should be able to install, configure, and manage a Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform cluster and deploy applications on it.

    You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

    • Install OpenShift Container Platform to create a simple cluster.
    • Configure and manage OpenShift masters and nodes.
    • Secure OpenShift with a simple internal authentication mechanism.
    • Control access to resources on OpenShift.
    • Deploy applications on OpenShift using Source-to-Image (S2I).
    • Configure and manage OpenShift pods, services, routes, secrets, and other resources.

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