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Certified OpenStack Administrator ( COA)

The course is designed based on official certification training program from Opensack foundation. 



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Certified OpenStack Administrator ( COA)

The course is designed based on official certification training program from Opensack foundation. COA is the first professional certification offered by the OpenStack Foundation. It’s designed to help companies identify top talent in the industry, and help job seekers demonstrate their skills.Each student will be able to deploy a private cloud on Ubuntu server using Openstack in distributed mode with 3 Ubuntu server ( server –A : controller node, Server –B : Network node, Server-C : KVM node )  and perform OpenStack administration activities

Key Features :

  • 4 days of instructor-led training
  • Training delivered by Certified OpenStack Administrator
  • Trainer has multiple production OpenStack deployment knowledge
  • Prepares for  Certified OpenStack Administrator  certification exam
  • Includes 1 simulation exam aligned to Certified OpenStack Administrator certification exam


  • Understand the core concepts of OpenStack Components
  • Understand OpenStack Architecture
  • Ability to deploy Multi-Node OpenStack private cloud
  • Perform installation of each essentials component of OpenStack
  • Perform OpenStack administration activities  as Cloud Administrator
  • Perform OpenStack operations activities as OpenStack consumer
  • Prepare for Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam

After this course you will be able to appear Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam.

The exam fees is 300 USD with two attempts  at additional cost .


  • Systems administrators and IT managers
  • IT administrators and operators
  • IT Systems Engineer
  • Linux/Unix Implementation Engineer or Administrator
  • Windows Server Implementation Engineer or Administrator
  • Cloud Systems Implementation Engineer or Administrator
  • Network Implementation Engineer or Administrator
  • Storage Implementation Engineer or Administrator 


Module 1 : OpenStack Ecosystem Overview

Module 2 : Prepare Your Setup for OpenStack Deployment

Module 3 : Prepare Your OS for OpenStack Nodes

Module 4 : Prepare Your Network OpenStack Nodes

Module 5 :  MySQL

Module 6 : Rabbitmq-Server

Module 7 : Keystone

Module 8 : Horizon

Module 9 : Glance

Module 10 : Nova - Controller Node

Module 11 : Nova- Compute node

Module 12:  OpenvSwitch

Module 13 : Neutron -controller Node

Module 14: Neutron- Network Node

Module 15: Neutron- OVS agent on Compute  Node

Module 16: Compute –Operations  Part-01

Module 17 Networking - Operations

Module 18 : Compute Operations  Part-02

Module 19 :  Cinder - Controller node

Module 20 : Heat/Orchestration – 6% ( HandsOn Lab by Students) 

Module 21 : Troubleshooting – 13% ( HandsOn Lab by Students) 

Module 22 : Object Storage – 10% ( HandsOn Lab by Students) 



  • Gives an edge over other professionals in the same field, in term of pay package.
  • All roads are leading to Cloud, and everyone is adopting Cloud computing .Hence would require Cloud Engineers to drive their journey to cloud
  • Helpful for People are trying to transition to  Cloud Engineer roles
  • Verifies that you are aware of the latest features of Cloud
  • The certification helps to speak more confidently about this technology at my company when networking with others.