RH403 – Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration

Learn how to install Red Hat Satellite 6

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH403) is a 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.




Course overview

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.


Course content summary 

  • Install Red Hat Satellite 6.

  • Red Hat Network organizations, locations, users and roles.

  • Manage software with Red Hat Satellite environments and content views.

  • Create custom RPM packages.

  • Use Red Hat Satellite to configure hosts with Puppet.

  • Provision hosts with integrated software and configuration management.

  • Implement Metal-as-a-Service (MaaS) with Satellite discovery and provisioning of unprovisioned hosts.





Audience for this course

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

 Prerequisites for this course​

  • Recommend having a certification or equivalent experience

  • Have Red Hat Satellite 5 experience



Red Hat Satellite 6 installation

  • 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.


Red Hat Satellite client registration

  • 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.


Build RPM packages

  • 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.


Manage system configurations with Puppet

  • 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 hosts with Satellite server

  • 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.



Recommended next exam or course

  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management (EX403) exam 

  • Configuration Management with Puppet (DO405)

  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management exam (EX405) 

  • Configuration Management with Puppet with exam (DO406)



Impact of this training


Impact on the organization


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


Duration: 4 Days

Tel: +230 660 9000
Tel: +230 606 2398
Tel: +230 5 256 8875

(Calls are recorded for training and security purposes)

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