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Red Hat Enterprise Satellite 6 Administration


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Red Hat Enterprise Satellite 6 Administration

Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

Course Code: RH403

Duration: 4 Days


  • Recommend having a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience 
  • Have Red Hat Satellite 5 experience

Course Description:

Students will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration, and learn how to provision hosts integrated with software and Puppet configuration management upon deployment.

Course Objectives:

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to leverage the software development life-cycle process to plan, create, test, and provision host systems within an organization.

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:  

  • Installation of Red Hat Satellite 
  • Software life-cycle management of software used to provision and maintain configured hosts within a controlled production environment

Intended Audience:

Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators responsible for the management of multiple servers

Course Outline:

Plan and deploy Red Hat Satellite

  • Plan a Red Hat Satellite deployment, then perform installation and initial configuration of Red Hat Satellite servers.

Manage software life cycles

  • Create and manage Red Hat software deployment life cycle environments.

Register hosts

  • Register and configure your Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems to use Red Hat Satellite, then organize those systems into groups for easier management.

Deploy software to hosts

  • Manage software deployment to registered hosts of your Red Hat Satellite infrastructure and practice managing environment paths, life cycle environments, and content views.

Deploy custom software

  • Create, manage, and deploy custom software products and repositories.

Deploy Satellite capsule servers

  • Incorporate non-Red Hat software packages into a Red Hat Satellite framework.

Run remote execution commands

  • Configure the ability to run ad hoc and scheduled tasks on managed hosts using a variety of configuration management tools.

Provision hosts

  • Configure Satellite server for host deployment and perform host provisioning.

Manage Red Hat Satellite using the API

  • Integrate Red Hat Satellite functionality with custom scripts or external applications that access the API over HTTP.

Plan a Red Hat Satellite deployment on a cloud platform

  • Plan a Red Hat Satellite deployment, installation, and initial configuration on a cloud platform.

Perform Red Hat Satellite server maintenance

  • Manage Red Hat Satellite for security, recoverability, and growth.

Comprehensive review

  • Install and configure Red Hat Satellite Server, then provision content hosts.

Related Courses:
Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management (EX403) exam
Configuration Management with Puppet (DO405)
Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management exam (EX405)
Configuration Management with Puppet with exam (DO406)