RH403: Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration

Learn how to configure Red Hat Satellite 6 to deploy and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems and software! Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH403) is a lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale management of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® systems. You will learn how to configure Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with software packages. You will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration, and learn how to provision hosts integrated with software and Ansible® configuration management upon deployment.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and Red Hat Satellite 6.11.

Course content summary

  • Verify a Red Hat Satellite 6.11 installation
  • Regulate Red Hat Satellite with organizations, locations, users, and roles
  • Manage software with Red Hat Satellite environments and content views
  • Use Red Hat Satellite to configure hosts with Ansible playbooks and roles
  • Provision hosts with integrated software and configuration management
  • Implement Metal-as-a-Service (MaaS) with Satellite discovery and provisioning of unprovisioned hosts

Course outcome

As a result of attending this course, you will learn the skills required to manage and hybrid cloud hosts and applications in medium to large scale environments. You will be able to plan and implement hybrid cloud network environments, provision managed hosts and software, and manage custom application life cycles across local and distributed enterprises.

Audience

Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators responsible for the management of multiple servers and hybrid cloud enterprises up to a very large scale.

Prerequisites 

Pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam (EX200), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience.

Course outline

Plan and deploy Red Hat Satellite
Plan a Red Hat Satellite deployment, then perform installation and initial configuration of Red Hat Satellite servers.

Manage software life cycles
Create and manage Red Hat software deployment life cycle environments.

Register hosts
Register and configure your Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems to use Red Hat Satellite, then organize those systems into groups for easier management.

Deploy software to hosts
Manage software deployment to registered hosts of your Red Hat Satellite infrastructure and practice managing environment paths, life cycle environments, and content views.

Deploy custom software
Create, manage, and deploy custom software products and repositories.

Deploy Satellite capsule servers
Perform installation and initial configuration of Red Hat Satellite capsule servers as components of a deployment plan.

Run remote execution commands
Configure the ability to run ad hoc and scheduled tasks on managed hosts using a variety of configuration management tools.

Prepare network resources for host provisioning
Configure Satellite Server for host provisioning.

Provision hosts
Configure Satellite server for host deployment and perform host provisioning.

Manage Red Hat Satellite using the API
Integrate Red Hat Satellite functionality with custom scripts or external applications that access the API over HTTP.

Deploy Red Hat Satellite on a cloud platform
Plan a Red Hat Satellite deployment on a cloud platform, including managed content hosts.

Perform Red Hat Satellite server maintenance
Manage Red Hat Satellite for security, recoverability, and growth.

Comprehensive review
Verify and configure a Red Hat Satellite Server installation and provision content hosts.

Read official description from Red Hat:

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration

Certification

This training is directly relevant as preparation for exam EX403: Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management

By passing this exam, you become a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management, which also counts toward becoming a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA®).

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