OpenShift Enterprise Administration (CL280)

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About this Course

OpenShift Enterprise Administration (CL280) is part of a series of courses focused on emerging technology. This course is intended for system administrators who are implementing their own Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud computing environment using OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat.

Students will learn how to deploy, configure, monitor, and maintain OpenShift Enterprise broker and OpenShift Enterprise node hosts and how to deploy and manage applications in the OpenShift Enterprise cloud environment.

Audience Profile

  • Linux system administrators and storage administrators interested in, or responsible for, deploying OpenShift Enterprise.
  • Red Hat Certified Engineers (RHCE®)-level skills are highly recommended.


  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent experience is required. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience is recommended.
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA or RHCE certifications, confirmation of the correct skills and knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Course Outline

1. What is OpenShift?

Understand the OpenShift Enterprise architecture.

2. Deploy OpenShift

Perform an automated deployment of OpenShift Enterprise.

3. Deploy an infrastructure host

Install and configure an OpenShift Enterprise broker host.

4. Deploy a node host

Install and configure an OpenShift Enterprise node host.

5. Resource management

  • Configure user and gear limits.
  • Create and configure districts.

6. Deploy applications

Deploy and manage applications on OpenShift Enterprise using command line tools.

7. Use quickstarts

Hit the ground running with pre-built applications.

8. Obtain metrics with Watchman

Configure and manage OpenShift Enterprise metrics with Watchman.

9. Use administration console

Get usage stats of OpenShift Enterprise with administration console.

10. Create and deploy custom cartridges

Understand custom cartridges development and deployment on OpenShift Enterprise.

11. Map a development team

Map a development team structure using OpenShift Enterprise user schema options.