Exam Objectives: SUSE Certified Administrator in OpenStack Cloud 8

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Exam Information:

  • Exam Type: Exam is question based; there are 70 questions
  • Exam Code: 050-756
  • Exam Length: You have 90 minutes to complete the exam
  • Scoring: The passing score is 70%
  • Policy: If you do not pass the exam, you must wait 72 hours before you can schedule and take the exam again
  • Exam Prep: There is no practice exam
  • Cost: $149

Detailed Objectives:

The following objectives are based on SUSE OpenStack Cloud version 8:

  • Introduction to SUSE OpenStack Cloud
    • Understand OpenStack
    • Understand OpenStack Components
    • Understand OpenStack Architecture
  • Introduction to OpenStack Administration
    • Understand OpenStack Administration Utilities
    • Understand OpenStack Credentials (rc) Files
  • Introduction to the OpenStack Identity Service
    • Understand Keystone Features and Functionality
    • Understand Keystone Configuration Commands
    • Understand Basic Keystone Troubleshooting
  • Work with OpenStack Projects, Users, Domains and Groups
    • Understand OpenStack Projects and Users
    • Understand Configuration Commands for Projects and Users
    • Understand Keypairs•Understand Quotas
    • Understand OpenStack Domains and Groups
    • Understand Domain and Group Configuration Commands
  • Work with Cloud Images
    • Understand Glance Features and Functionality
    • Understand Image Types
    • Understand Glance Confguration Commands
    • Understand Basic Glance Troubleshooting
  • Work with Software Defined Networks in OpenStack
    • Understand OpenStack Networking
    • Understand Neutron Configuration Commands
    • Understand Floating IPs
    • Understand Security Groups
    • Understand Basic Neutron Troubleshooting
  • Work with Cloud Workload Instances
    • Understand Nova Features and Functionality
    • Understand Instances and Flavors
    • Understand Nova Configuration Commands
    • Understand Basic Nova Troubleshooting
  • Work with Block Storage in OpenStack
    • Understand Storage in OpenStack
    • Understand Cinder Features and Functionality
    • Understand Cinder Configuration Commands
    • Understand Booting From Volumes
    • Understand Cinder Volume Types
    • Understand Basic Cinder Troubles
  • Work with Object Storage in OpenStack
    • Understand Object Storage
    • Understand Swift Features and Functionality
    • Understand Swift Configuration Commands
    • Understand Basic Swift Troubleshooting
    • Understand Ceph Features and Functionality
  • Orchestrate the Lifecycle of Cloud Applications
    • Understand the Lifecycle of Cloud Applications
    • Understand Heat Template Files
    • Understand Heat Configuration Commands
    • Launch an Instance from a Template
    • Create a Network Stack from a Template
    • Connect an Instance to a Network from a Template
    • Expose an Instance to the External World from a Template
    • Attach a Volume to an Instance from a Template
    • Understand Basic Heat Troubleshooting