Configuration Management with Puppet

Course Code: 2603


This course includes case studies involving Red Hat products using Puppet: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Satellite. The course covers key puppet concepts, including language constructs, modules, classes and resources. This course also covers the deployment of Puppet server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the deployment of Puppet as a client.

This course is on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7 and Red Hat Satellite 6.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 4 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 4 days

What You'll learn

  • Compose Puppet manifests using a variety of Puppet DSL resources
  • Author Puppet modules for deployment and configuration of network services
  • Implement Puppet master and client nodes
  • Use Red Hat Satellite 6 to manage system configuration using Puppet
  • Implement Puppet in an operations or cloud computing environment


  • Introduction to the course
  • Identify system administration functions in Puppet code
  • Describe the Puppet architecture and describe a state model
  • Build, validate, and deploy a Puppet manifest
  • Find documentation and diagnose errors in Puppet manifests
  • Implement Git to manage software
  • View information about systems using Facter
  • Create Puppet modules and implement classes in a manifest
  • Implement namespaces, relationships, and dependencies in a Puppet module
  • Implement variables and conditionals in a Puppet module
  • Identify advanced system administration functions in Puppet code
  • Deploy and configure a Puppet master and a Puppet client
  • Implement Puppet modules from Puppet Forge
  • Implement Puppet in a DevOps environment
  • Implement Puppet in a Red Hat Satellite 6 environment
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To attend this course, participants must have a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification or have equivalent experience.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for professionals responsible for the management of systems and cloud client systems on either Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform or Red Hat Satellite. This course is highly recommended for:

  • System administrators
  • Cloud administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • Linux administrators
  • OpenStack administrators
  • Software engineers

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