Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Management

Live Classroom
Duration: 4 days
Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 4 days
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This course provides participants with a hybrid environment where they learn to configure Red Hat CloudForms to work with Red Hat Virtualization and Red Hat OpenStack® Platform, deploy virtual machines (VMs) with templates and customization, produce chargeback reports on VM, resource use and automations, and perform policy-based management. The course equips participants with the skills and knowledge essential for deploying CloudForms, connect various providers, provisioning virtual machines, performing SmartState analysis of virtual machines and more.

What You'll Learn

  • Configure Red Hat CloudForms 4
  • Define regions, zones, tenants, users, groups, and roles
  • Provision and manage VMs
  • Generate reports and cloud information from CloudForms analytics
  • Configure Red Hat CloudForms alerts
  • Automate tasks with CloudForms
  • Manage service catalogs
  • Use Ansible by Red Hat with CloudForms to automate system configuration


  • Introduce and describe CloudForms architecture and terminology

  • Deploy and configure the CloudForms appliance

  • Connect CloudForms to infrastructure, cloud, and network providers

  • Create tenants, users, and tags for CloudForms management

  • Provision virtual machines (VMs) using CloudForms

  • Implement CloudForms control and compliance policies

  • Display information on VMs and their resource use

  • Manage CloudForms lifecycle events

  • Use CloudForms Intelligence metrics to analyze infrastructure utilization

  • Set up alarms and triggers to monitor infrastructures

  • Execute CloudForms automations to speed up delivery

  • Manage catalogs and order services from a catalog

  • Automate CloudForms deployment with Ansible Tower by Red Hat
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Who should attend

This course is designed for cloud administrators and cloud operators responsible for maintaining hybrid cloud environments. It is also a good fit for cloud architects who intend to use CloudForms for management and analysis of their company’s cloud environment. Additionally, this course is beneficial for DevOps engineers responsible for creating an environment that provides virtual machines (VMs) for developing and testing applications, building service catalogs, and automating workflows. This course is highly recommended for:
  • DevOps Engineers
  • System architects
  • Solution Specialists
  • Cloud architects


To attend this course, participants should have a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) certification or equivalent system administration skills. Knowledge of Red Hat Virtualization, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, vSphere, or Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is helpful, though not required

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