Red Hat OpenShift Administration II: Operating a Production Kubernetes Cluster (DO280)

Course 1680

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

Configure, manage, and troubleshoot OpenShift clusters and containerized applications.

Red Hat OpenShift Administration II: Operating a Production Kubernetes Cluster (DO280) teaches you how to configure, troubleshoot, and manage Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform. This hands-on, lab-based course shows you how to verify the successful installation of a cluster, manage it on a day-to-day basis, and troubleshoot the deployment of containerized applications.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 8.2 and OpenShift Container Platform 4.6.

OpenShift Enterprise Administration II Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

OpenShift Enterprise Administration II Course Information

In this Kubernetes Cluster training, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Describe the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform cluster installation and update processes.
  • Troubleshoot application deployments.
  • Configure authentication using local users.
  • Control access to projects using role-based access control (RBAC).
  • Expose applications to clients external to the cluster using TLS encryption.
  • Configure network isolation between services and applications using network policies.
  • Configure application scheduling using labels and selectors.
  • Limit compute resource usage of applications with resource limits and quotas.
  • Manage a cluster and deployed applications with the Web Console.
  • Install Kubernetes Operators with the Web Console.


  • Become a Red Hat Certified System Administrator, or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration experience.
  • Complete Red Hat OpenShift I: Containers & Kubernetes (DO180), or demonstrate equivalent experience with containers, Kubernetes, and OpenShift basics.

Certification Information

  • The EX280 exam voucher is available for purchase separately from this course.
  • The Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration exam (EX280) tests the knowledge, skills, and ability to create, configure, and manage a cloud application platform using Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform.
  • By passing this exam, you become a Red Hat Certified Specialist, which also counts toward becoming a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA®).
  • This exam is based on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.5.

Red Hat OpenShift Administration II Course Outline

  • Module 1: Describe the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
  • Module 2: Verify the health of a cluster
  • Module 3: Configure authentication and authorization
  • Module 4: Configure application security
  • Module 5: Configure OpenShift networking for applications
  • Module 6: Control pod scheduling
  • Module 7: Describe cluster updates
  • Module 8: Manage a cluster with the web console

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Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

This course is designed for system administrators, system architects, and developers who want to install and configure the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

  • System and Software Architects interested in understanding the features and functionality of an OpenShift cluster.
  • System Administrators interested in the ongoing management of clusters and containerized applications.
  • Cluster Operators interested in managing access to cluster resources by users and applications.
  • Site Reliability Engineers interested in the ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting of a cluster.
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