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Red Hat High Availability Clustering With Exam

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  • Course Code RH437

The intensive, hands-on Red Hat® High Availability Clustering (RH436) course teaches storage management, the Red Hat High Availability Add-On, and the shared storage technology delivered by Red Hat Global File System 2 (GFS2) and Red Hat Gluster Storage. Created for senior Linux® system administrators, this 4-day course strongly emphasizes lab-based activities. You'll learn how to deploy and manage shared storage and server clusters that provide highly available network services to a mission-critical enterprise environment.

Skills Gained

  • Setup and management of high-availability clustered services with Red Hat Cluster Suite
  • Providing iSCSI targets with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Customization and control of device files with udev
  • Storage I/O multipath with device mapper
  • Using cluster Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • Configuration and use of the Red Hat Global File System cluster file system for shared storage

Who Can Benefit

  • An experienced Linux system administrator responsible for managing shared storage across 1 or more Linux systems
  • An experienced Linux system administrator responsible for maintaining a high-availability service using cluster technology
  • An RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise, a Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS) or a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) credential

Prerequisites

  • RHCE certification or equivalent experience

Course Details

Storage technologies

  • Storage Requirements
  • NAS vs. SAN

iSCSI

  • iSCSI as a shared storage device
  • Configuring an iSCSI initiator
  • Configuring an iSCSI target
  • Authentication

Kernel Device Management

  • udev features
  • udev rule configuration
  • I/O scheduler

Device mapper and multipathing

  • Mapping targets
  • Multipath device configuration

Red Hat Cluster Suite overview

  • Design and elements of clustering
  • Cluster configuration tools

Logical Volume Management

  • LVM review
  • Setting up clusered logical volumes

Global File System (GFS) 2

  • Implementation and configuration
  • Lock management
  • Planning for and growing online GFS
  • Monitoring tools
  • Journal configuration and management

Quorum and the cluster manager

  • Intracluster communication
  • Cluster tools

Fencing and failover

  • Fencing components
  • Failover domains

Quorum disk

  • Heuristic configuration

Resource Group Manager (rgmanager)

  • Resource groups and recovery
  • Hierarchical resource ordering
  • High-availability services

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Its really nice to have the snacks available everyday. The staff is courteous and professional.

Delivered the expected level of training in an easier to understand way than expected.

Great experience with using the online training with Webcam and Zoom. It is as if I was there in the same classroom but in the comfort of my own setting.

Instructor, Training material & span of the training is neatly planned.

The instructor was great and the labs and exercises where very clear and rich

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