Foreman training materials

This page lists the materials available for those wishing to study/practice working with Foreman, as an alternative style to reading the manual.

Adfinis SyGroup Training Course

This training by Adfinis SyGroup gives a basic overview of Foreman and its concepts. It covers the installation, configuration and basic components. Beside the instructor slides the course also contains hands-on exercises and demos.

The content is available on GitHub and any contributions are more than welcome!

Guru Labs Training Course

The GL650 - FOREMAN/KATELLO ADMINISTRATION is a 4-day instructor led course that provides comprehensive hands on coverage all the of the major features of a Foreman+Katello deployment starting from best practices in installation and initial configuration, managing subscriptions, products and repositories, content views, lifecycles, activation keys, system registration of existing system, bare metal and virtualization provisioning including discovery, provisioning templates, configuration management with Puppet and Ansible, IdM integration, smart proxies/capsule servers, virt-who, and subscription management.

The class is regularly scheduled and offered on-line, in person, or onsite. Each student gets their own 6 node classroom environment to perform their in-depth lab exercises that mirror real world scenarios.

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NETWAYS Training Course

This course was developed by NETWAYS and made available to the Foreman community for use in developing training courses of their own, or for community members to use for self-study. It is designed as a two-day hands-on training course, and as well as the presentation below, it comes with handouts, exercises, and solutions.

A full-page version of the presentation can be found at

The source for this training material, along with handouts and excercises/solutions can be found on the NETWAYS GitHub page. Contribution to improve the source material is welcome!

Foreman 1.16.0 is now available, featuring Puppet 5 support, Netgroup LDAP authentication, a more performant Host API, VMWare SCSI controllers with per -disc configuration and many other enhancements. Read all about the changes in the release notes, and follow the quick start to install it.

A new bug fix release for Foreman 1.15 is available. See the Foreman 1.15.6 release notes for more details.