Neutron Networking with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

Course Overview

Students will first learn the basics of networking, routing, and bridging in Linux. After that, students will install, configure, and use software-defined networks with Neutron on Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

Content summary

  • Overview of Neutron architecture
  • Deploy Open vSwitch and Linux bridge
  • Use network namespaces and virtual devices
  • Install Neutron networking
  • Deploy L2 services
  • Deploy DHCP agents
  • Deploy L3 agents

Note: Neutron Networking with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform is one of our emerging technology courses. These courses focus on Red Hat’s newer, evolving technologies. Emerging technology courses are feature- and functionality-focused and are conducted like guided labs.

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Outline for this course

Introduction to networking and OpenStack fundamentals

Define OpenStack architecture and network protocols related to software-defined networks (SDN).

Introduction to Linux networking fundamentals

Review Linux system administration networking concepts.

Deploy virtual bridges

Install and manage Linux bridges and Open vSwitch.

Deploy virtual network devices and implementing namespaces

Create tap devices, veth devices, and network namespaces. Implement a virtual router.

Introduction to Neutron architecture

Define Neutron architecture.

Implement and use the Neutron server

Implement and use the Neutron L2 services

Implement and use the Neutron DHCP agent

Implement and use the Neutron L3 agent