Red Hat Storage Server Administration with Expertise Exam (RH237)

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About this Course

This course is for senior system administrators and storage administrators who are interested in deploying scalable, highly available storage on off-the-shelf hardware and in the cloud. Students will learn how to install, configure, and maintain a cluster of Red Hat Storage servers. The course also explores highly available common Internet file system (CIFS) and network file system (NFS) using CTDB, unified file and object storage, and geo-replication.

Audience Profile

  • Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining large storage clusters using Red Hat Storage
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or an equivalent level of knowledge is highly recommended


  • RHCSA certification or equivalent experience
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA, confirmation of the needed skills can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Red Hat Storage

Understand Red Hat Storage Server features and terminology.

2. Explore the classroom environment

Gain familiarity with the classroom environment.

3. Installation

Install Red Hat Storage Server.

4. Basic configuration

Build a Red Hat Storage Server volume.

5. Volume types

Understand different volume types.

6. Clients

Access data on Red Hat Storage Server volumes from different client types.

7. ACLs and quotas

Implement quotas and POSIX access control lists.

8. Extending volumes

Grow storage volumes online.

9. IP failover

Configure IP failover using CTDB.

10. Geo-replication

Configure geo-replication.

11. Unified file and object storage

Configure Swift object access.

12. Troubleshooting

Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.