OpenStack Foundation Certified OpenStack Administrator

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Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith is a Systems Infrastructure Security Engineer with over 16 years of architecting experience. He has been with Linux Academy since the beginning and teaches courses on Linux, AWS, Azure, and OpenStack. Stephen's passion is OpenStack and holds many certifications and is very active within the OpenStack Foundation's community.

Getting to know OpenStack

Understand the components that make up the cloud

00:14:12

Identity Management

Identity Service Keystone

00:06:00

Manage/Create projects, users, and roles

00:17:53

Manage Keystone catalogue services and endpoints

00:09:14

Create roles and rules for the environment

00:12:57

Verify operation of the Identity service

00:06:47

Dashboard

Verify operation of the Dashboard

00:06:50

Compute

Nova Compute Components and OpenStack Terms

00:10:32

Verify operation of Compute services

00:03:06

Manage Nova user keypairs

00:03:06

Manage Flavors

00:10:02

Manage quotas

00:10:18

Manage project security group rules

00:07:37

Launch a new Instance

00:04:33

Assign security group to Instance

00:04:56

Configure an Instance with a Floating IP address

00:06:48

Access an Instance using a keypair

00:09:22

Shutdown an Instance

00:06:26

Terminate Instance

00:01:26

Manage instance snapshots

00:06:34

Block Storage

Block Storage - Cinder Overview

00:08:36

Create volume group for block storage

00:04:27

Manage volume

00:07:13

Create a new Block Storage Volume and mount it to a Nova Instance

00:05:52

Manage quotas

00:03:16

Snapshot volume

00:06:14

Manage volumes backups

00:04:25

Manage volumes encryption

00:04:30

Object Storage

Swift - Object Storage Overview

00:21:45

The Ring

00:15:46

Account, Proxy, Object, and Container Servers

00:06:32

Replication

00:13:16

Manage access to object storage

00:15:14

Manage expiring objects

00:08:03

Image Management

Verify operation of the Image Service

00:03:16

Deploy a new image to an OpenStack instance

00:15:37

Manage image types and backends

00:05:43

Networking

Linux Networking - Linux Bridges

00:06:39

Linux Networking - Network Managers with Nova-Network

00:12:33

Linux Networking - Network Traffic Flow VLAN and Flat Networks

00:13:45

Linux Networking - Floating IP Address

00:08:36

Neutron

00:16:01

Neutron - Linux Bridges

00:08:33

Neutron - Open vSwitch

00:18:28

Neutron - ML2 Plugin

00:06:17

Neutron - Agents

00:04:37

Verify operation of network service

00:05:53

Create project networks

00:12:45

Create project routers

00:07:10

External Networks

00:08:41

Manage project security group rules

00:10:37

Manage quotas

00:03:24

Telemetry

Telemetry - Ceilometer Overview

00:04:02

Telemetry - Ceilometer Pipelines, Meters, and Alarms

00:10:44

Verify operation of Telemetry

00:09:12

Manage Telemetry meters and alarms

00:08:35

Heat/Orchestration

Orchestration - Heat Overview

00:03:29

Heat Architecture

00:01:39

Heat Templates

00:09:11

Verify operation of Heat/Orchestration

00:04:01

Use Heat/Orchestration CLI and Dashboard

00:10:26

Obtain detailed information about a stack

00:03:21

Study

Details

The OpenStack Foundation has developed the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam which offers a career path based certification for OpenStack professionals. The exam is performance-based and will test the baseline skills of an OpenStack Administrator, a person with at least 6 months of OpenStack experience who provides day-to-day operations and management of an OpenStack cloud. Linux Academy offers an outstanding course that follows the objectives needed for the Certified OpenStack Administrator certification.

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