Class Details

Price: $2,550

Training Options - CL310, CL310R, and CL310VT

The training options available are:

  • Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV (CL310)
  • Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV - Virtual (CL310VT)
  • Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV - Online Learning (CL310R)

For group training options call us at (240) 667-7757 

Course Outline

Managing Networks in Linux

  • Administering network interfaces, bridges, and virtual networking devices.

Managing OpenStack Networking Agent

  • Managing L2, L3, DHCP, and other OpenStack networking agents.

Deploying IPv6 Networks

  • Setting up IPv6 networks in OpenStack

Provisioning OpenStack Networks

  • Provisioning tenant networks and provider networks.

Implementing Distributed Virtual Routing

  • Enabling distributed virtual routing (DVR) to provide scaling and performance.

Tuning NFV performance

  • Tuning OpenStack networking performance.

Implementing NFV Data Paths

  • Using network functions virtualization (NFV) data paths.

Constructing Software-defined Networks with OpenDaylight

  • Using OpenDaylight (ODL) to create software-defined networks.

Comprehensive review of Red Hat OpenStack Administration III

  • Configure advanced networking on Red Hat® OpenStack Platform.


Upon course completion students should be able to:

  • Design and implement high-performing software defined networks.
  • Supply higher performing networks through the usage of tools, such as Open vSwitch Data Plane Development Kit (OVS-DPDK), enhanced platform awareness (EPA), and network functions virtualization (NFV).

Class Exam

Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310)

This exam measures skills and knowledge of Red Hat engineers who configure and manage networking in a director-based Red Hat OpenStack environment. 


  • Length - 3 hours
  • Cost - $400
  • Format - This is a performance-based exam that tests a student's ability in executing particular tasks covered in the training course.


Individuals should be capable of:

  • Creating and working with virtual devices
    • Implementing and managing Linux bridges
    • Implementing and managing OpenvSwitch bridges 
    • Implementing and managing libVirt bridges
  • Managing OpenStack networking agents
    • Provisioning tenant networks with DHCP agents
    • Enable the Load Balancer as a Service (LBAAS) and deploying instances using the LBAAS 
    • Managing metadata agent 
    • Managing metering agent
  • Deploying IPv6 networks in OpenStack
    • Creating a tenant network with IPv4 and IPv6 
    • Attaching an IPv6 floating IP to an instance
  • Provisioning OpenStack networks
    • Implementing network namespaces
    • Provisioning tenant networks with VXLAN, VLAN, and GRE
  • Implementing distributed virtual routing (DVR)
    • Creating a DVR router 
    • Createing instances that use the DVR router
  • Tuning network functions virtualization (NFV) performance
    • Deploying EPA Tuning cloud applications
  • Implementing NFV datapath
    • Deploying OpenvSwitch Data Plane Development Kit (OVS-DPDK)
    • Configuring Red Hat OpenStack Platform so that instances can use OVS-DPDK
    • Configuring quality of service (QoS) limits
  • Constructing software-defined networks with OpenDayligh
    • Implementing OpenDaylight
    • Managing networks with OpenDaylight