Red Hat OpenShift Administration II: Operating a Production Kubernetes Cluster (DO280) teaches you how to configure, troubleshoot, and manage Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. This hands-on, lab-based course shows you how to verify the successful installation of a cluster, manage it on a day-to-day basis, and troubleshoot the deployment of containerized applications. This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 and OpenShift Container Platform 4.5.


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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate the skills to establish a new OpenShift cluster, perform initial configuration of the cluster, and manage the cluster on a day-to-day basis. One major focus of the course is troubleshooting common problems that will be encountered beyond day one.

  • Describe the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

  • Describe the architecture of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)

  • Verify the health of a cluster

  • Describe OpenShift installation methods and verify the health of a newly installed cluster.

  • Configure authentication and authorization

  • Configure authentication with the HTPasswd identity provider and assign roles to users and groups.

  • Configure application security

  • Restrict permissions of applications using security context constraints and protect access credentials using secrets.

  • Configure OpenShift networking for applications

  • Troubleshoot OpenShift software-defined networking (SDN) and configure network policies

  • Control pod scheduling

  • Control which nodes a pod runs on

  • Describe cluster updates

  • Describe how to perform a cluster update.

  • Manage a cluster with the web console

  • Manage a Red Hat OpenShift cluster using the web console.


This course is designed for system administrators, system architects, and developers who want to install and configure Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. System and Software Architects interested in understanding features and functionality of an OpenShift cluster, System Administrators interested in the ongoing management of clusters and containerized applications, Cluster Operators interested in managing access to cluster resources by users and applications, Site Reliability Engineers interested in the ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting of a cluster will all benefit.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.

Length: 90.0 days (32 hours)


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