Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration e-Learning

Red Hat RH236R Training

Learn to deploy scalable/highly-available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in cloud environments with the 24-hour/90-day Red Hat Gluster Storage Administration eLearning course based on an accredited training curriculum.


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Red Hat RH236R Course Overview

Vinsys' authorized Red Hat eLearning course enables you to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. In addition, it explains highly available standard Internet file systems (CIFS) and network file systems (NFS) utilizing Clustered Trivial DataBase (CTDB), unified file, object storage, and geo-replication. 

Moreover, the in-depth training also takes you through the Hadoop plugin for Red Hat Storage and snapshots. 

Course Curriculum

Course Objectives

  • Installing/Configuring Red Hat Storage Server.
  • Creating/Managing different volume types.
  • Understanding the IP failover for NFS and CIFS using CTDB.
  • Geo-replication.
  • Unified file and object storage utilizing Swift.


  • Linux System Administrators and Storage Administrators interested/involved in maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage.


  • Recommended: The Red Hat System Administrator credential or equivalent knowledge.

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  • Instructor led Online Training
  • Experienced Subject Matter Experts
  • Approved and Quality Ensured training Material
  • 24*7 learner assistance and support


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  • Customized Training Across Various Domains
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Course Outline

  • Understanding Red Hat Storage server features/terminology. 
  • Installing Red Hat Storage Server.
  • Building a Red Hat Storage server volume.
  • Learning different volume types.
  • Accessing data on Red Hat Storage server volumes from different client types.
  • Implementing quotas and Posix access control lists.
  • Growing storage volumes online.
  • Configuring IP failover
  • Configuring geo-replication
  • Configuring Swift object access
  • Performing basic troubleshooting tasks.
  • Managing snapshots in Red Hat Storage.
  • Learning the Hadoop plugin configuration

Course Reviews


Red Hat Gluster Storage is a cost-efficient SDS (software-defined storage) platform ideal for hyperconvergence. It is carefully designed for handling general purpose workloads such as backup or archival, and analytics. 

It is fast, simple, optimized for containers, ensures storage management that scales, can be deployed in the hybrid cloud, and does not require a vendor lock-in. 

The Red Hat training develops your employees' skills for administering a software-defined storage system based on commodity hardware. In addition, it adds to their enterprise-level capabilities in fault tolerance, geo-replication, snapshotting, tiering, and encryption. Overall, the course facilitates the growth of your storage infrastructure at a pace that satisfies business needs. 

The Red Hat RH236R online training sharpens your skills for:
•    Explaining the architecture of Gluster.
•    Installing a Red Hat Gluster Storage cluster.
•    Managing operations on a Red Hat Gluster Storage cluster.
•    Managing Red Hat Gluster Storage with Red Hat Storage Console.

The RHCSA or Red Hat Certified System Administrator accreditation validates your core system administration skills necessary for performing in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.  

The RHCSA EX200 exam tests your abilities to perform the following tasks: 
•    Essential Tools

  • Accessing a shell prompt and issuing commands with correct syntax.
  • Using input-output redirection, grep, and regular expressions to analyse text.
  • Accessing remote systems using SSH.
  • Logging in and switching users in multiuser targets.
  • Archiving, compressing, unpacking, and uncompressing files using tar, star, gzip, and bzip2.
  • Creating and editing text files.
  • Creating, deleting, copying, and moving files/directories.
  • Creating hard/soft links.
  • Listing, setting, and changing standard ugo/rwx permissions.
  • Locating, reading, and using system documentation, including man, info, and files in /usr/share/doc.

•    Create Simple Shell Scripts

  • Conditionally executing codes.
  • Using Looping constructs to process file and command line input.
  • Processing script inputs. 
  • Processing output of shell commands within a script.

•    Operate Running Systems

  • Booting, rebooting, and shutting down a system normally.
  • Booting systems into different targets manually.
  • Interrupting the boot process to gain access to a system.
  • Identifying CPU/Memory-intensive processes and killing processes. 
  • Adjusting process scheduling.
  • Managing tuning profiles.
  • Locating/Interpreting system log files and journals.
  • Preserving system journals.
  • Starting, stopping, and checking the status of network services.
  • Securely transferring files between systems.

•    Configure Local Storage

  • Listing, creating, and deleting partitions on MBR/GPT disks.
  • Creating and removing physical volumes.
  • Assigning physical volumes to volume groups.
  • Creating and deleting logical volumes.
  • Configuring systems to mount file systems at boot by universally unique ID (UUID) or label.
  • Adding new partitions, logical volumes, and swap to a system non-destructively.

•    Create/Configure File Systems

  • Creating, mounting, unmounting, and using vfat, ext4, and xfs file systems.
  • Mounting and unmounting network file systems using NFS.
  • Configuring autofs.
  • Extending existing logical volumes.
  • Creating and configuring set-GID directories for collaboration.
  • Diagnosing and correcting file permission problems.

•    Deploy/Configure/Maintain Systems

  • Scheduling tasks using at and cron.
  • Starting/Stopping services and configuring services to start automatically at boot.
  • Configuring systems to boot into a specific target automatically.
  • Configuring time service clients.
  • Installing and updating software packages from Red Hat Network, a remote repository, or from the local file system.
  • Modifying the system bootloader.

•    Manage Basic Networking, Users, Groups, Security & Containers

  • Configuring IPv4/IPv6 addresses and hostname resolution.
  • Configuring network services to start automatically at boot.
  • Restricting network access using firewall-cmd/firewall.
  • Creating, deleting, and modifying local user accounts.
  • Changing passwords and adjusting password aging for local user accounts.
  • Creating, deleting, and modifying local groups and group memberships.
  • Configuring superuser access.
  • Configuring firewall settings using firewall-cmd/firewalld.
  • Managing default file permissions.
  • Configuring key-based authentication for SSH.
  • Setting enforcing/permissive modes for SELinux.
  • Listing/Identifying SELinux file and process context.
  • Restoring default file contexts.
  • Managing SELinux port labels.
  • Utilizing boolean settings for modifying system SELinux settings.
  • Diagnosing and addressing routine SELinux policy violations.
  • Finding and retrieving container images from a remote registry.
  • Inspecting container images.
  • Performing container management using podman and skopeo commands. 
  • Building a container from a Container file.
  • Performing essential container management like running, starting, stopping, and listing running containers.
  • Running a service inside a container.
  • Configuring a container to start automatically as a systemd service.
  • Attaching persistent storage to a container.

Besides being a globally-respected Individual/Corporate IT training provider, Vinsys is also admired as the top Red Hat eLearning partner. Its unmatchable offerings, accredited course content, customizable skilling programs, and round-the-clock learner support ensure the most detailed upskilling experiences, a must for capitalizing on valuable storage cluster opportunities.