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This guide teaches you how and what to study in order to be best prepared for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam. This fast-growing technology is creating a market that needs more qualified IT specialists with proven skills. This book covers 100% of the exam requirements for both The OpenStack Foundation and the Mirantis OpenStack Certification Exam.
Each theme is taught using practical exercises and instructions for the command line and for the graphical client (Horizon). Each chapter is followed by review questions, complete with answers. Even after you have taken and passed your OpenStack exam, this book will remain a useful reference.
What You Will Learn
Understand the components that make up the cloud.Install and make an OpenStack distribution from Mirantis, Red Hat or another community version.Work with OpenStack Identity Management, Dashboard, CLI, Object Storage, Block Storage, Networking, Telemetry, Orchestration, and Image Services.Learn how to troubleshoot all the main OpenStack services.Understand where to find information for future work with OpenStack.

Who This Book Is For
Certified OpenStack Administrator Study Guide is for Cloud and Linux engineers looking for a better understanding of how to work with the modern OpenStack IaaS Cloud, and wants to prove their knowledge by passing a Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Frontmatter

Chapter 1. Getting to Know OpenStack

Abstract
Before we delve into a discussion of OpenStack, let’s determine what we mean when we refer to cloud computing.
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Chapter 2. How to Build Your Own Virtual Test Environment

Abstract
This chapter describes how to install a virtual lab in preparation for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam. You will use the DevStack, PackStack, and Fuel tool options for this installation. Keep in mind that this chapter is not related to exam questions.
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Chapter 3. Identity Management

Abstract
The Keystone or OpenStack Identity service acts as a catalog of all OpenStack services and provides the ability for authenticating and managing user accounts and role information for the cloud environment. If you are familiar with the Microsoft Windows Server environment, you can think of Keystone as the “Active Directory analog” for your OpenStack cloud. Usually Keystone is the first component to be installed when starting an OpenStack cloud. Keystone supports multiple forms of authentication, including login name and password, token-based credentials, and REST API log ins.
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Chapter 4. Image Management

Abstract
This chapter covers 10% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 5. OpenStack Networking

Abstract
This chapter covers 16% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 6. OpenStack Compute

Abstract
This chapter covers 15% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 7. OpenStack Dashboard

Abstract
This chapter covers 3% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 8. OpenStack Object Storage

Abstract
This chapter covers 10% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 9. Block Storage

Abstract
This chapter covers 10% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 10. Orchestration of OpenStack

Abstract
This chapter covers 8% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 11. Troubleshooting

Abstract
This chapter covers 13% of the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam requirements.
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Chapter 12. Conclusion

Abstract
If you’ve read this far and understand what was presented, you are close to being ready to take the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam.
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Backmatter

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