Red Hat Virtualization

Red Hat Virtualization (RH318) helps IT professionals acquire the skills needed to deploy, administer, and operate virtual machines in their organization using Red Hat® Virtualization.

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Skills Gained

  • Installing and configuring Red Hat Virtualization
  • Configuring networking and storage for use with Red Hat Virtualization
  • Managing user accounts and access to the Red Hat Virtualization environment
  • Installing and managing virtual machines in Red Hat Virtualization
  • Using templates for rapid virtual machine deployment
  • Managing virtual machine snapshots and images
  • Backing up and upgrading Red Hat Virtualization
  • Migrating virtual machines and exploring high availability options


Who Can Benefit

Linux system administrators and virtualization administrators interested in deploying and managing large-scale virtualization solutions managing virtual servers in their datacenters, based on the Red Hat Virtualization open virtualization management platform



  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) certification or equivalent experience

Course Details

Unit 1: Introduction to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Platform

  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization overview
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization demo
  • x86 Virtualization
  • Introduction to KVM

Unit 2: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 Hosts

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 hosts in the data center
  • Using live-CD tools

Unit 3: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor

  • Architecture overview
  • Deployment modes
  • Installation and configuration
  • Reconfiguration/tools
  • Upgrading
  • Kernel command line parameters/automated installs
  • Boot process
  • Configuration persistence
  • Troubleshooting

Unit 4: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Architecture

  • Physical resources
  • Virtual resources
  • Data center creation examples
  • Populating ISO library

Unit 5: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager

  • Management console demonstration
  • Management console installation process
  • Management console post-installation

Unit 6: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Virtual Server

  • New virtual server
  • Creating your first VM
  • Editing VM properties
  • VM live migration

Unit 7: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Platform Image Management

  • New virtual server
  • Creating your first VM
  • Editing VM properties
  • VM live migration

Unit 8: Advanced topics and labs

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