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Course Overview

The "OpenStack Fundamentals" training course provides a hands on introduction to configuring, operating and managing and OpenStack environment.

Sudents will get to build an OpenStack cloud using the OpenStack DevStack environment and integrate it with the Floodlight controller which will interface with OpenvSwitch installed on a number of Debian hosts.

Target Audience

Network engineers and System Admins who are new to OpenStack and need to familiarise themselves with the installation, management and operation of an OpenStack cloud network.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have some basic experience with IPv4 and LAN switching systems.  Experience using Linux is preferrable although not essential.

Course Outline

  • OpenStack Introduction & Architecture
  • OpenStack Services in Detail
  • Installing and configuring an OpenStack Cloud using DevStack
  • OpenStack Neutron Networking
  • OpenStack Neutron Networking with OpenvSwitch
  • Using the OpenStack Dashboard
  • Configuring OpenStack using Floodlight

Course Duration

1 day

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