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RH403 – Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration

  • Length 4 days
  • Price $5007.20 inc GST
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Why study this course

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration is a 4-day, lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale management of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® systems. Course participants will learn how to install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with software packages.

Students will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration, and learn how to provision hosts integrated with software and Puppet configuration management upon deployment.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and Red Hat Satellite 6.6.

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What you’ll learn

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to leverage the software development life-cycle process to plan, create, test, and provision host systems within an organization.

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Verify a Red Hat Satellite 6.6 installation.

  • Regulate Red Hat Satellite with organizations, locations, users, and roles.

  • Manage software with Red Hat Satellite environments and content views.

  • Use Red Hat Satellite to configure hosts with Ansible playbooks and roles.

  • Provision hosts with integrated software and configuration management.

  • Implement Metal-as-a-Service (MaaS) with Satellite discovery and provisioning of unprovisioned hosts.

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Red Hat is the leading provider of open source, enterprise IT solutions. DDLS is proud to offer clients the ability to attend over 40 official Red Hat training courses through a resell agreement with Red Hat. Maximise the return on your Red Hat technology investment with lab-intensive, Instructor-Led Training run by Red Hat themselves. Alternatively, for those unable to attend training, log in and learn with Red Hat Online Learning.

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Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

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Who is the course for?

  • Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators responsible for the management of multiple servers

Course subjects

Plan and deploy Red Hat SatellitePlan a Red Hat Satellite deployment, then perform installation and initial configuration of Red Hat Satellite servers.

Manage software life cyclesCreate and manage Red Hat software deployment life cycle environments.

Register hostsRegister and configure your Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems to use Red Hat Satellite, then organize those systems into groups for easier management.

Deploy software to hostsManage software deployment to registered hosts of your Red Hat Satellite infrastructure and practice managing environment paths, life cycle environments, and content views.

Deploy custom softwareCreate, manage, and deploy custom software products and repositories.

Deploy Satellite capsule serversPerform installation and initial configuration of Red Hat Satellite capsule servers as components of a deployment plan.

Run remote execution commandsConfigure the ability to run ad hoc and scheduled tasks on managed hosts using a variety of configuration management tools.

Provision hostsConfigure Satellite server for host deployment and perform host provisioning.

Manage Red Hat Satellite using the APIIntegrate Red Hat Satellite functionality with custom scripts or external applications that access the API over HTTP.

Plan a Red Hat Satellite deployment on a cloud platformPlan a Red Hat Satellite deployment, installation, and initial configuration on a cloud platform.

Perform Red Hat Satellite server maintenanceManage Red Hat Satellite for security, recoverability, and growth.

Comprehensive reviewInstall and configure Red Hat Satellite Server, then provision content hosts.


For candidates who have not earned their RHCE, confirmation of the correct skill set knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.


DDLS offers certification and training in Red Hat, JBoss and Ansible through our partnership with Red Hat. This arrangement requires DDLS to provide your details to Red Hat for course and exam registration purposes.

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The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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