RH403 Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration

4 days


Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration is 4-day, lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. Course participants will learn how to install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with software packages.

Students will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration, and learn how to provision hosts integrated with software and Puppet configuration management upon deployment.


  • Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators responsible for the management of multiple servers

Skills Gained

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to leverage the software development life-cycle process to plan, create, test, and provision host systems within an organization.

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Installation of Red Hat Satellite 6
  • Software life-cycle management of software used to provision and maintain configured hosts within a controlled production environment


  • Recommend having a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification or equivalent experience
  • Red Hat Satellite 5 experience

For candidates who have not earned their RHCE, confirmation of the correct skill set knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Course Outline

  • Red Hat Satellite 6 installation
  • Manage users and hosts
  • Red Hat Satellite client registration
  • Manage software deployment
  • Build RPM packages
  • Deploy custom software
  • Manage system configurations with Puppet
  • Standardize system configurations
  • Deploy hosts with Satellite server
  • Configuration of Satellite server

Install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with Red Hat

  • Enterprise Linux software content

Manage users and hosts across organizations and locations

  • Effectively control user access for Red Hat Satellite administration
  • Register hosts to a Red Hat Satellite server, both interactively and automatically

Manage software deployment through the software development life cycle

  • Control which packages hosts can install and which updates are propagated to hosts and evaluate host deviations from corporate standards
  • Create RPM packages for deployment of programs and files on client systems

Deploy custom software using Red Hat Satellite

  • Incorporate non-Red Hat software packages into a Red Hat Satellite framework
  • Create and populate a Puppet repository within a Red Hat Satellite framework

Standardize system configurations with Red Hat Satellite 6

  • Configure hosts using Puppet
  • Deploy and provision hosts using PXE

Configuration of Satellite server for enterprise system deployment

  • Configure host provisioning for integration with software and configuration management and discover unprovisioned host and provision-discovered hosts

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