Red Hat OpenShift Administration: Red Hat EX280

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8+ Hours of Video Instruction

Red Hat OpenShift Administration Complete Video Course: Red Hat EX280 provides an introduction in administrating OpenShift and prepares viewers to take the Red Hat exam EX280.

Red Hat OpenShift Administration Complete Video Course: Red Hat EX280 provides an introduction in administrating OpenShift and prepares viewers to take the Red Hat exam EX280. This course provides in-depth training and hands-on labs exploring the ins and out of administering in OpenShift. Topics include management of cluster nodes, users, and role-based access control, as well as management of applications in an OpenShift environment. The Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration exam (EX280) tests the knowledge, skills, and ability to create, configure, and manage a cloud application platform using Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform.

This engaging self-paced video training solution provides learners with more than 8 hours of video instruction from an expert trainer with years of providing practical Linux teaching experience. Through the use of topic-focused instructional videos, you will gain an in-depth understanding of all topics on the Red Hat OpenShift Administration EX280 exam, as well as a deeper understanding of Ansible. The combination of video and labs provides a unique offering that gives you a full toolkit to learn and excel on your exam.

Topics include:

Module 1: Managing OpenShift Clusters
Module 2: Managing OpenShift Resources
Module 3: Managing OpenShift Authentication and Access
Module 4: Performing Operational Cluster Management Tasks
Module 5: Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Sample Exam

Supplemental files for this course are located at

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux specialist, living in the Netherlands with customers all over the world. Sander is teaching Linux classes since 1995 and has written more than 60 books about different Linux related topics, as well as more than 25 video courses.

Sander is also actively working as a consultant, specialized in Linux High Availability, Performance and Security. Also, Sander is a regular speaker on major Linux conferences all over the world.

Skill Level
  • Intermediate
Learn How To
  • Manage a complete container-based datacenter
  • Prepare for the EX280 Exam
  • Set up Authentication
  • Set up Authorization
  • Create a Project Template
  • Create a Project
  • Run a TLS Secured Application
  • Create a Passthrough Route
  • Configure Autoscaling
  • Configure MySQL
  • Configure Wordpress
Who Should Take This Course

IT professionals that want to manage container deployment in their containerized devops environment using OpenShift. Target audience roles:
  • IT Administrators
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • IT Architects
  • Hybrid Cloud Administrators
Course Requirements
  • Students should be able to run a virtual machine that requires 9GB of RAM (12 recommended)
  • (Optional) Students are recommended to take my EX180 course to deepen their insight in OpenShift
Lesson Descriptions

Module 1, “Managing OpenShift Clusters,” explains how OpenShift clusters are typically used, and provides a quick overview of cluster management from the OpenShift Web Console.

Module 2, “Managing OpenShift Resources” teaches managing OpenShift resources by exploring how to manage projects and applications from the command line, as well as how to work with OpenShift storage.

Module 3, “Managing OpenShift Authentication and Access,” explains how to configure users and authentication, and then how to configure RBAC to provide access to these users.

Module 4, “Performing Operational Cluster Management Tasks,” explains how to manage OpenShift networking, how to manage pod scaling and scheduling, and, lastly, how to manage OpenShift clusters and cluster nodes.

Module 5, “Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Sample Exam,” provides a complete overview of all tasks, and then digs into each task. Viewers will be able to attempt the tasks themselves, and then walk through a guided completion of each task to check how they did. There are nine tasks in total, and they should be configured within four hours. The sample exam is challenging, and close to what you are going to experience on the real exam.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Red Hat OpenShift Administration: Introduction
  2. Module 1: Managing OpenShift Clusters
    1. Module introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Understanding OpenShift Clusters
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 Understanding the OpenShift Product Offering
    3. 1.2 Understanding OpenShift Components
    4. 1.3 Using Cluster Operators
    5. 1.4 Understanding OpenShift Architecture
    6. 1.5 Understanding OpenShift Installation Methods
    7. 1.6 Performing a Code Ready Containers-Based Installation
    8. Lesson 1 Lab Installing a CRC Cluster
    9. Lesson 1 Lab Solution Installing a CRC Cluster
  4. Lesson 2: Managing OpenShift Clusters
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Managing Clusters with Web Console
    3. 2.2 Managing Common Workloads with Web Console
    4. 2.3 Managing Operators with Web Console
    5. 2.4 Monitoring Cluster Events and Alerts
    6. Lesson 2 Lab Using OpenShift Web Console
    7. Lesson 2 Lab Solution Using OpenShift Web Console
  5. Module 2: Managing OpenShift Resources
    1. Module introduction
  6. Lesson 3: Managing OpenShift Resources
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Working with Projects
    3. 3.2 Running Applications
    4. 3.3 Monitoring Applications
    5. 3.4 Exploring API Information
    6. Lesson 3 Lab Managing Resources
    7. Lesson 3 Lab Solution Managing Resources
  7. Lesson 4: Managing OpenShift Storage
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 Understanding OpenShift Storage
    3. 4.2 Using Pod Volumes
    4. 4.3 Decoupling Storage with Persistent Volumes
    5. 4.4 Using StorageClass
    6. 4.5 Using ConfigMap
    7. 4.6 Using the Local Storage Operator
    8. Lesson 4 Lab Managing Storage
    9. Lesson 4 Lab Solution Managing Storage
  8. Module 3: Managing OpenShift Authentication and Access
    1. Module introduction
  9. Lesson 5: Configuring Authentication
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Authenticating as a Cluster Administrator
    3. 5.2 Understanding Identity Providers
    4. 5.3 Configuring the HTPasswd Identity Provider
    5. 5.4 Creating and Deleting Users
    6. 5.5 Managing Users
    7. 5.6 Managing User Group Membership
    8. 5.7 Assigning Administrative Privileges
    9. Lesson 5 Lab Managing Users
    10. Lesson 5 Lab Solution Managing Users
  10. Lesson 6: Managing Access Control
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Managing Permissions with RBAC
    3. 6.2 Creating Roles
    4. 6.3 Using Secrets to Manage Sensitive Information
    5. 6.4 Creating ServiceAccounts
    6. 6.5 Managing Security Context Constraints
    7. 6.6 Running Containers as Non-root
    8. Lesson 6 Lab Fixing Application Permissions
    9. Lesson 6 Lab Solution Fixing Application Permissions
  11. Module 4: Performing Operational Cluster Management Tasks
    1. Module introduction
  12. Lesson 7: Managing OpenShift Networking
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Understanding OpenShift Networking Resources
    3. 7.2 Understanding OpenShift SDN
    4. 7.3 Managing Services
    5. 7.4 Managing Routes
    6. 7.5 Understanding DNS Name Resolving
    7. 7.6 Creating Self-signed Certificates
    8. 7.7 Securing Edge and Re-encrypt Routes Using TLS Certificates
    9. 7.8 Securing Passthrough Routes Using TLS Certificates
    10. 7.9 Configuring Network Policies
    11. 7.10 Troubleshooting OpenShift Networking
    12. Lesson 7 Lab Creating an Edge Router
    13. Lesson 7 Lab Solution Creating an Edge Router
  13. Lesson 8: Managing Pod Scaling and Scheduling
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Controlling Pod Placement
    3. 8.2 Manually Scaling Pods
    4. 8.3 Automatically Scaling Pods
    5. 8.4 Applying Pod Resource Limitations
    6. 8.5 Applying Quota
    7. 8.6 Applying Limit Range
    8. 8.7 Specifying Quota Range
    9. 8.8 Modifying the Default Template
    10. 8.9 Using Pod Affinity and Anti-affinity Rules
    11. 8.10 Managing Taints and Tolerations
    12. Lesson 8 Lab Using Quota
    13. Lesson 8 Lab Solution Using Quota
  14. Lesson 9: Managing OpenShift Clusters
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Monitoring Cluster Health
    3. 9.2 Investigating Nodes
    4. 9.3 Controlling the Number of Cluster Workers
    5. 9.4 Automatically Scaling the Number of Cluster Workers
    6. 9.5 Updating the Cluster to a Newer Version
    7. Lesson 9 Lab Monitoring Cluster Health
    8. Lesson 9 Lab Solution Monitoring Cluster Health
  15. Module 5: Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Sample Exam
    1. Module introduction
  16. Lesson 10: EX280 Sample Exam
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 Reviewing Essential Exam Resources
    3. 10.2 Tasks Overview
    4. 10.3 Task 1: Setting up Authentication
    5. 10.4 Task 2: Setting up Authorization
    6. 10.5 Task 3: Creating a Project Template
    7. 10.6 Task 4: Creating a Project
    8. 10.7 Task 5: Running a TLS Secured Application
    9. 10.8 Task 6: Creating a Passthrough Route
    10. 10.9 Task 7: Configuring Autoscaling
    11. 10.10 Task 8: Configuring MySQL
    12. 10.11 Task 9: Configuring Wordpress
  17. Summary
    1. Red Hat OpenShift Administration: Summary

Product information

  • Title: Red Hat OpenShift Administration: Red Hat EX280
  • Author(s): Sander van Vugt
  • Release date: April 2021
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 0137441932