Configuration Management with Puppet

Live Classroom
Duration: 4 days
Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 4 days
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This course includes case studies involving Red Hat products using Puppet: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Satellite. The course covers key puppet concepts, including language constructs, modules, classes and resources. This course also covers the deployment of Puppet server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the deployment of Puppet as a client.

This course is on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7 and Red Hat Satellite 6.

What You'll Learn

  • Compose Puppet manifests using a variety of Puppet DSL resources
  • Author Puppet modules for deployment and configuration of network services
  • Implement Puppet master and client nodes
  • Use Red Hat Satellite 6 to manage system configuration using Puppet
  • Implement Puppet in an operations or cloud computing environment


Introduction to the course

Identify system administration functions in Puppet code

Describe the Puppet architecture and describe a state model

Build, validate, and deploy a Puppet manifest

Find documentation and diagnose errors in Puppet manifests

Implement Git to manage software

View information about systems using Facter

Create Puppet modules and implement classes in a manifest

Implement namespaces, relationships, and dependencies in a Puppet module

Implement variables and conditionals in a Puppet module

Identify advanced system administration functions in Puppet code

Deploy and configure a Puppet master and a Puppet client

Implement Puppet modules from Puppet Forge

Implement Puppet in a DevOps environment

Implement Puppet in a Red Hat Satellite 6 environment
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Who should attend

This course is designed for professionals responsible for the management of systems and cloud client systems on either Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform or Red Hat Satellite. This course is highly recommended for:
  • System administrators
  • Cloud administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • Linux administrators
  • OpenStack administrators
  • Software engineers


To attend this course, participants must have a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification or have equivalent experience.

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