Rackspace Training

OpenStack Networking - Neutron

Aug. 2nd – San Antonio, TX

Students will learn how to use an API to build and configure networking infrastructure using Neutron. Neutron is an OpenStack project that was launched with the Folsom release. This new service provides a virtual “Networking as a Service” between interface devices and allows users to use an API to build and configure networking infrastructure. By becoming proficient with Neutron, users can create load balancers and firewalls using network virtualization throughout their environment.


  • IT Network Professionals
  • OpenStack Administrators


  • Moderate experience with Linux command-line
  • Moderate experience with networking tools
  • Knowledge of basic networking concepts

Required Materials

  • Laptop with wifi
  • SSH and SCP software

Course Outline

  • Network review
  • OpenFlow
  • Open vSwitch
  • Neutron review
  • Neutron configuration
  • Packet flow through OpenStack
  • Troubleshooting Neutron
  • Load balancing using Neutron
Duration 3 days
Time 9 am to 4 pm
Price $3,500.00 (USD)