Master the objectives required to pass the Certified OpenStack
Administrator exam. About This Book * Focuses on providing a clear,
concise strategy so you gain the specific skills required to pass
the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam * Includes exercises and
performance-based tasks to ensure all exam objectives can be
completed via the Horizon dashboard and command-line interface *
Includes a free OpenStack Virtual Appliance to practice the
objectives covered throughout the book * Includes a practice exam
to put your OpenStack skills to the test to prove you have what it
takes to conquer the live exam * Updated for the 2017 exam
featuring OpenStack Newton Who This Book Is For This book is for IT
professionals, system administrators, DevOps engineers, and
software developers with basic Linux command-line and networking
knowledge. It's also a great guide for those interested in an
entry-level OpenStack position but have limited real-world
OpenStack experience. After passing the exam, Certified OpenStack
Administrators will prove they have the required skills for the
job. What You Will Learn * Manage the Keystone identity service by
creating and modifying domains, groups, projects, users, roles,
services, endpoints, and quotas. * Upload Glance images, launch new
Nova instances, and create flavors, key pairs, and snapshots. *
Discover Neutron tenant and provider networks, security groups,
routers, and floating IPs. * Manage the Cinder block storage
service by creating volumes and attaching them to instances. *
Create Swift containers and set access control lists to allow
read/write access to your objects. * Explore Heat orchestration
templates and create, list, and update stacks. In Detail This book
provides you with a specific strategy to pass the OpenStack
Foundation's first professional certification: the Certified
OpenStack Administrator. In a recent survey, 78% of respondents
said the OpenStack skills shortage had deterred them from adopting
OpenStack. Consider this an opportunity to increase employer and
customer confidence by proving you have the skills required to
administrate real-world OpenStack clouds. You will begin your
journey by getting well-versed with the OpenStack environment,
understanding the benefits of taking the exam, and installing an
included OpenStack all-in-one virtual appliance so you can work
through objectives covered throughout the book. After exploring the
basics of the individual services, you will be introduced to
strategies to accomplish the exam objectives relevant to Keystone,
Glance, Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Swift, Heat, and troubleshooting.
Finally, you'll benefit from the special tips section and a
practice exam to put your knowledge to the test. By the end of the
journey, you will be ready to become a Certified OpenStack
Administrator! Style and approach Clear, concise, and
straightforward with supporting diagrams and lab environment
tutorials, this book will help you confidently pass Certified
OpenStack Administrator objectives on the Horizon dashboard and
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