RH237 - Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration with exam

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 can help you prepare for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Gluster Storage Administration exam (EX236), which is included with this course.

This course is based on Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.
Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Gluster 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.

Duration: 3.0 days

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Impact on the organization

This course is intended to develop the skills needed to administer a software defined storage system based on commodity hardware, providing enterprise level capabilities, such as: fault tolerance, geo-replication, snapshotting, tiering and encryption, while enabling your storage infrastructure to grow at a pace that matches your business needs.

Impact on the individual

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to describe the architecture of Gluster, install and operate a Gluster cluster, and integrate it with Red Hat Storage Console.
Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
  •  Describe the architecture of Gluster
  •  Install a Red Hat Gluster Storage cluster
  •  Manage operations on a Red Hat Gluster Storage cluster
  •  Manage Red Hat Gluster Storage with Red Hat Storage Console


Introduction to Red Hat Storage
  • Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology.Install Red Hat Gluster StorageInstall 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.


  •  Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Gluster Storage.


  •  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.


 Red Hat Certified Specialist in Gluster Storage Administration exam (EX236)

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