Foreman / Advanced Puppet for System Administrators and DevOps Developers

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Foreman is a powerful life-cycle management tool for physical and virtual servers. It allows administrators to manage their systems from installation and configuration to operation and monitoring. In conjunction with configuration management systems, like Puppet, systems can be fully automated installed and then configured.

This course builds on the training "Puppet for System Administrators and DevOps Developers" and provides experienced administrators or DevOps developers with the know -how to implement Puppet in large, complex environments.

Target group

System administrators and DevOps developers who want to manage Linux systems from installation and configuration to the operation with a central tool.

Prior knowledge

Participants should have at least two to three years experience in the administration of IT infrastructures. Good and secure knowledge of Linux is essential. Knowledge in Ruby is helpful.


3 days


Monday, 22.02. to Wednesday 24.02.2016
Monday, 16.05. to Wednesday 18.05.2016
Monday, 11.07. to Wednesday 13.07.2016
Monday, 19.09. to Wednesday 21.09.2016

Monday, 12.12. to Wednesday 14.12.2016



The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Architecture of Foreman
  • Installation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Configuration via the web frontend
  • User management / access to directory services
  • Integration of Puppet
  • Smart proxies
  • Configuring the Installation System
  • Configuring installation templates
  • Command line tools
  • Management of virtual machines (local and cloud)
  • Secure communication over SSL
  • Distinction between data and code with Hiera
  • Reporting
  • MCollective
  • Optimization and scaling of Puppet
  • Code compression and Best Practices
  • Backup


Price: 1490 - . €


  • The relevant training in a fully equipped training room with a physical computer and possibly more virtual machines for each participant
  • Training materials
  • Meals during the training
  • Use of the wireless in the classroom

Not included:

Arrival and Hotel




For questions about dates, venues or requests , please contact us directly.


Phone: +49 89 4523538-0