Course Outline


  • CloudForms vs ManageIQ vs other cloud management platforms
  • Overview of CloudForms features and architecture

Getting Started

  • Understanding the virtual hardware requirements
  • Installing Red Hat CloudForms
  • Setting up regions and roles
  • Configuring the load balancer and database
  • Analyzing capacity and utilization

Configuring CloudForms with OpenStack and VMware VSphere

  • Obtaining and setting up the appliance
  • Accessing the appliance console
  • Setting up the database
  • Configuring the worker appliance
  • Installing VMware VDDK
  • Optimizing appliance performance
  • Logging in to CloudForms

Integrating CloudForms with Red Hat OpenShift

  • Deploying CloudForms on OpenShift
  • Enabling OpenShift metrics
  • Retrieving the management token
  • Configuring capacity and utilization
  • Adding OpenShift as a container provider
  • Managing container images

Managing an Infrastructure

  • Setting up policies and profiles
  • Collecting information from the clusters
  • Managing infrastructure, cloud, and container providers
  • Configuring authentication methods
  • Provisioning virtual machines
  • Managing workload and orchestration

Performing Administration Tasks

  • Assigning custom analysis profiles to virtual machines
  • Enhancing the security of CloudForms appliances
  • Configuring and tuning global settings
  • Implementing automation scripts
  • Monitoring alerts and reports
  • Using the CloudForms Self Service feature


Summary and Next Steps


  • An understanding of virtualization
  • Experience with system administration


  • System administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • Developers
 21 Hours

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