EncartaLabs

Rancher Administration

( Duration: 2 Days )

This Rancher Administration training course is designed for system administrators responsible for deploying and administering multiple Kubernetes cluster distributions with Rancher Server. The course begins with an introduction to Rancher Server and its architecture. You will then learn to access the Rancher Server’s graphical user interface, including Rancher Cluster Manager as well as Rancher Cluster Explorer. The course also covers Kubernetes cluster management for infrastructure and hosted Kubernetes provider’s deployments in the public clouds.

By attending Rancher Administration workshop, delegates will learn:

  • An introduction to Rancher Server
  • Rancher Cluster Manager and Cluster Explorer
  • Managing Workloads and Applications
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Security Scans
  • Variety of Shell Based Actions with Rancher
  • Backing up Downstream Clusters and Rancher Server

  • SUSE Certified Administrator in SUSE Rancher (SCA) or equivalent experience

The Rancher Administration class is ideal for:

  • System administrators and other persons responsible for provisioning and administering Kubernetes clusters with Rancher.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Course Introduction

2

Introduction to Rancher

  • Company vs Product
  • Explore Rancher Architecture
  • Access Rancher UI
  • Navigate in Global Clusters View
  • Understand the Rancher API
3

Rancher Cluster Manager

  • Understand the Multi-Cluster Management UI
  • Manage Node and Cluster Drivers
  • View Cluster and Node Agents
  • Register an Existing RKE Cluster
  • Provision an RKE Cluster on Existing Nodes
  • Provision an RKE Cluster on AWS Infrastructure Provider
  • Provision an EKS Cluster on AWS
  • Understand Projects and Namespaces
  • Manage Users, Groups, and Roles
  • Understand RKE Templates
4

Rancher Cluster Explorer

  • Understand Cluster Explorer Ideology
  • Manage Clusters
  • Deploy Workloads
  • Understand Apps and Marketplace
  • Install Applications with Helm
5

Rancher Logging, Monitoring, and Security Scanning

  • Understand Rancher Logging
  • Deploy Monitoring Stack
  • Manage CIS Scans
6

Rancher Shell Access

  • Access the Cluster Nodes with SSH
  • Access a Downstream Cluster with kubectl
  • Introduce Rancher CLI
7

Backup and Restore With Rancher

  • Understand Rancher Backup Requirements
  • Create Downstream Cluster Snapshots
  • Upgrade Downstream Clusters
  • Restore Downstream Clusters
  • Backup and Restore the Rancher Server

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
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  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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