Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration

Live Classroom
Duration: 3 days
Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 3 days
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This course is designed to equip participants with the required skills for installing, configuring and maintaining a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. The course is designed to explore the 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. The participants will learn the architecture of Gluster and understand the process of integration with Red Hat Storage Console. The course provides enterprise level expertise in capabilities such as fault tolerance, geo-replication, snapshotting, tiering and encryption, while enabling the storage infrastructure to grow at a pace that matches the business needs.

What You'll Learn

  • Install and configure Red Hat Storage Server
  • Create and manage different volume types
  • Learn about IP failover for NFS and SMB
  • Explore georeplication
  • Configure network encryption
  • Manage tiering


  • Understand Red Hat Storage server features and terminology

  • Install Red Hat Gluster Storage

  • Build and configure a Red Hat Gluster Storage volume

  • Create different volume types

  • Access data on Red Hat Gluster storage volumes with various clients

  • Implement POSIX ACLs and quotas

  • Grow storage volumes online

  • Configure IP failover

  • Configure georeplication for disaster recovery

  • Perform basic troubleshooting tasks

  • Manage volume snapshots

  • Install Red Hat Gluster Storage Console

  • Manage storage tiering for a volume

  • Monitor Red Hat Gluster Storage performance

  • Configure Network Encryption for Red Hat Gluster Storage

  • Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration
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Who should attend

This course is designed for Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage. The course is highly recommended for:
  • Senior System Administrators
  • Linux System Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • Senior Linux DevOps Engineers
  • Enterprise Support Analysts


There are no prerequisites to attend this course. However, a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge and experience is highly recommended.

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