SES201v5 – SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 Administration

Course Overview

This two day course introduces students to SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 and provides
them with the skills to access, administer and monitor a basic storage cluster.

Course Information

Delivery Method: Classroom
Course Duration: 2 days
Course Level: Beginner

Key Objectives

  • In this course, attendees will learn to:
  • Understand SES 5 components and architecture
  • Install SES 5 Ceph cluster gateways using the DeepSea utility
  • Understand and use RADOS, OSDs, Monitors and Ceph data placement
  • Access and use block, file and object storage using rbd, iSCSI, Ceph Object Gateway, and CephFS
  • Use Erasure Coding
  • Monitor the Ceph cluster with the OpenATTIC Management Console


Attendees should have Linux System Administration skills equivalent to SUSE
Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 12. Familiarity with other storage solutions
and distributed filesystems is helpful but not essential.

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Introduction to SES 5 and Ceph Architecture
  • Section 2: OpenATTIC Management Console
  • Section 3: Configure and access Block Storage using rbd
  • Section 4: Configure and access Object Storage using the Ceph ObjectGateway (RADOS-GW)
  • Section 5: Configure and use File Storage with CephFS
  • Section 6: Configure access to Block Storage using iSCSI
  • Section 7: Configure access to Object and File Storage via NFS
  • Section 8: Monitoring a SES Cluster using OpenATTIC