RHCVA (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Administrator)

( Duration: 1 Day )

In Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) training course, Participants will learn to create, deploy, and manage Linux and Microsoft Windows virtual machines hosted on either Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers or dedicated hypervisor nodes using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.

  • Experience using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager and Hypervisor
  • Experience using and installing software on Microsoft Windows
  • Experience using VNC to view remote desktops
  • Training course on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization or equivalent knowledge

  • Experienced system administrators who are preparing to adopt and deploy Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization to a large number of servers or virtual machines
  • IT professionals who are evaluating a migration from other virtualization technologies and want to fully understand what skills are needed to administer Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization technology
  • System administrators whose jobs include managing virtual environments



Introduction to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) Platform

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Virtualization
  • Introduction to KVM
  • VirtIO drivers
  • libvirt
  • Virtual Machine Management with virsh

Advanced RHEL Virtualization

  • Managing Virtual Machines with RHN
  • Defining VMs with libvirt XML
  • Custom KVM Network Configuration
  • Virtual Machine Migration
  • Shared Storage
  • iSCSI: Internet SCSI
  • Accessing Disk Images from the Host OS

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

  • RHEV for Servers Architecture Overview
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager (RHEV-M) Overview
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor (RHEV-H) Overview
  • Preparing a Windows Server for RHEV-M Installation


  • Installing RHEV-M
  • The RHEV-M Database
  • Accessing the RHEV-M Admin Portal


  • Introduction to RHEV-H
  • Deployment Modes
  • Installing RHEV-H
  • Automated RHEV-H Installation
  • Reconfiguration
  • Upgrading RHEV-H
  • Troubleshooting RHEV-H

RHEV Data Center

  • Data Center Overview
  • Host
  • Storage Domains
  • Clusters
  • System Scheduler
  • Logical Networks
  • Virtual Machines
  • Creating a New Data Center
  • Creating a New Cluster
  • Configuring Storage

RHEV for Servers

  • Creating Virtual Servers
  • Installing Virtual Servers
  • Para virtualized Drivers for Windows
  • PXE Installation and RHN/Cobbler
  • Virtual Machine Migration
  • High Availability for Guests
  • RHN Entitlements and RHEV VMs

RHEV for Desktops

  • RHEV for Desktops Architecture
  • Creating Virtual Desktops
  • Installing Windows Network VirtIO Drivers

Snapshots and Templates

  • Image Formats
  • Image Management
  • Creating VM Snapshots
  • Creating Templates
  • Sealing a Windows Template with Sysprep

Desktop Pools, Users, and Portal

  • Creating and Managing Desktop Pools
  • Managing Users
  • Accessing the User Portal
  • Accessing Virtual Desktops

Advanced RHEV

  • Using Export Storage Domains
  • Converting Virtual Machines with virt-v2v
  • Importing Converted Virtual Machines
  • Using the Search Bar
  • Using Tags
  • Using the Monitoring Tools
  • Using Log Collector

RHEV-Managed RHEL Hosts

  • Managed RHEL hosts
  • RHEV Software for RHEL Nodes
  • Registering a RHEL Node with RHEV
  • Troubleshooting Registration
  • Performance Tuning for RHEV

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