The performance-based Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EX300) tests to determine if your knowledge, skill, and ability meet those required of a senior system administrator responsible for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® systems. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) certification is required to earn RHCE® certification.
The exam based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is available via individual exams until July 1, 2020. Classroom and on-site exams for this version are available for purchase until October 1, 2020.
An RHCE certification is earned by a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) who has demonstrated the knowledge, skill, and ability required of a senior system administrator responsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
Audience for this exam
- Experienced Linux IT professionals who currently have RHCSA certification and are interested in earning an RHCE certification
- Experienced Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators seeking validation of their skills
- Students who have attended the Red Hat System Administration I, II, and III courses or the RHCE Certification lab
- Experienced Linux system administrators who require a certification either by their organization or based on a mandate (DOD 8570 directive)
- An RHCE who is noncurrent and has passed the RHCSA exam
Prerequisites for this exam
- RHCE Rapid Track Course, System Administration I, II, or III or equivalent experience
- Real-world system administration experience
Not sure if you have the correct skill-set knowledge? Find out by passing the online skills assessment. Read the RHCE exam objectives for more information on skills requirements.
Training courses for Windows system administrators (with minimal Linux experience)
- Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)
- Red Hat System Administration II with RHCSA exam (RH135)
- Red Hat System Administration II (RH134)
- Red Hat System Administration III (RH254)
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