RH236: Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration

Deploy scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in cloud environments

This course is for senior system and storage administrators who are interested in deploying scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in cloud environments.

This course is based on Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.

Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. The course will also explore highly available common Internet file systems (CIFS) and network file systems (NFS) using Clustered Trivial DataBase (CTDB), unified file and object storage, and geo-replication. Finally, students will learn about the Hadoop plugin for Red Hat Storage, snapshots, and geo-replication.


  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge is highly recommended
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA, confirmation of the needed skills can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Target Audience
Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage

Duration: 3 days (Full-time)

Course Fee: Please call or email for best offer

Course Content

Introduction to Red Hat Storage
Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology.

Install Red Hat Gluster Storage
Install Red Hat Gluster Storage.

Configure Red Hat Gluster Storage
Build and configure a Red Hat Gluster Storage volume.

Create Volumes
Create different volume types.

Configure Clients
Access data on Red Hat GLuster storage volumes with various clients.

Configure ACLs and Quotas
Implement POSIX ACLs and quotas.

Extend Volumes
Grow storage volumes online.

Configure IP Failover
Configure IP failover.

Configure Georeplication
Configure georeplication for disaster recovery.

Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.

Manage Snapshots
Manage volume snapshots.

Install Red Hat Gluster Storage Console
Install Red Hat Gluster Storage Console.

Manage Tiering
Manage storage tiering for a volume.

Monitor Red Hat Gluster Storage
Monitor Red Hat Gluster Storage performance.

Configure Network Encryption
Configure Network Encryption for Red Hat Gluster Storage.

Comprehensive review
Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration.

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