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D100043 - Oracle OpenStack: Administration Essentials


Duration: 2.0 days

Oracle OpenStack: Administration Essentials teaches students about essential OpenStack services for creating and managing cloud resources as a cloud administrator and identifies tasks cloud operators perform.

Using a web browser and command line interface, students learn to create and deploy networks, launch virtual machine instances, and attach storage for storing data. The course covers resource deployment automation using scripting and the Heat Orchestration service. Additionally, students create and manage a Murano application for publishing to an application catalog. Students learn about Ceilometer metering for collecting sample data to generate reports, in addition to, administering alarms for monitoring resource usage.

Learn To:

  • View Oracle OpenStack via the Horizon Dashboard.
  • Configure and use docker-ostk to access OpenStack services.
  • Create and manage compute instances.
  • Create and manage networks, subnets, and routers.
  • Create and manage storage volumes and object containers.

Benefits To You

Oracle OpenStack: Administration Essentials teaches you how to use, configure, and administer OpenStack services. Students who need to deploy public, private, and hybrid clouds will benefit from taking this course. Students learn how to attach storage volumes to compute instances and create object containers for solving data persistence issues. From the monitoring of deployed resources, students gain an understanding in alarming and metering concepts for tracking and billing of customer resource usage.


  • Describe the Oracle OpenStack services
  • Review the features of Oracle OpenStack
  • Identify primary areas of Horizon Dashboard
  • Configure docker-ostk client utility
  • Create Glance images
  • Create and manage Nova compute instances
  • Create and manage Neutron networks
  • Create and manage Murano environments
  • Create, import, and manage Murano packages
  • Identify default Ceilometer meters and metering statistics
  • Create and manage Ceilometer alarms
  • Identify the steps to create, manage, and link routers
  • Create and manage Cinder volumes
  • Identify the steps to attach and detach Cinder volumes
  • Upload and download Swift objects
  • Create and manage Heat stacks


  • Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator
  • End User
  • Storage Administrator
  • Systems Administrator


Cloud Administration Tools

  • Horizon Dashboard
  • docker-ostk utility
  • OpenStack RC File

Glance Image

  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Virtual Machine Images

Nova Compute

  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Flavors
  • Instances
  • Floating IP Addresses
  • Public and Private Key Pairs
  • Default Quotas
  • Security Groups
  • Diagnostics and Usage

Neutron Networking

  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Networks
  • Subnets
  • Routers
  • Ports
  • Role-Based Access Controls
  • Address Scopes

Cinder Block Storage

  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Volumes
  • Volume Snapshots
  • Volume Backups
  • Volume Types
  • Encryption Types

Swift Object Storage

  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Containers
  • Meta Tags
  • Files and Directories

Heat Orchestration

  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Stacks
  • Stack Templates
  • Stack Snapshots
  • Stack Resources and Events

Murano Application Catalog

  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Environments
  • Packages
  • Categories
  • Environment Templates


  • Verifying Service Operation
  • Default Meters
  • Metering Statistics
  • Default Samples
  • Events and Event Types
  • Traits and Resources
  • Alarms


Suggested Prerequisite

  • Oracle Linux 7: System Administration Ed 1
  • Familiarity with networks
  • Familiarity with data storage

Required Prerequisite

  • S Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux: Getting Started Ed 1


This course is not associated with any Certification.


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