RHCE is most demanding Linux certification in the market, all most every company/organization asking for the certificate for offering Administrator and Engineer jobs at their organization.

To earn the RHCE certification, you need to get the RHCSA certificate first.

This certificate shows people to certificate earner can play with Linux on Infrastructure playground very well.

Red Hat encourages everyone to learn the most beautiful operating system Linux and work around it with various technologies.

In short, RHCE certificate is most famous for getting jobs and earning knowledge on Linux operating system, open source technologies and many more.

Exam format

The RHCE exam is a performance-based evaluation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration skills and knowledge. Candidates perform a number of routine system administration tasks and are evaluated on whether they have met specific objective criteria. Performance-based testing means that candidates must perform tasks similar to what they must perform on the job.

 The RHCE exam is a hands-on, practical exam that lasts 3.5 hours. Internet access is not provided during the exam. Outside materials are not permitted. Documentation that ships with Red Hat Enterprise Linux is available during the exam. Red Hat reserves the right to make changes to the format, including timing and the policies above. Such changes will be made public in advance through revisions to this document.

Scores and reporting

Official scores for exams come exclusively from Red Hat Certification Central. Red Hat does not authorize examiners or training partners to report results to candidates directly. Scores on the exam are usually reported within 3 U.S. business days.

Exam results are reported as section scores. Red Hat does not report performance on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.

 

RHCE Exam Objective:

Section 01: System configuration and management

Section 02: Network services

Section 03: HTTP/HTTPS

Section 04: DNS

Section 05: NFS

Section 06: SMB

Section 07: SMTP

Section 08: SSH

Section 09: NTP

Section 09: NTP

Section 10: Database services

Detailed Syllabus:

Section 01: System configuration and management

Use network teaming or bonding to configure aggregated network links between two Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
Configure IPv6 addresses and perform basic IPv6 troubleshooting
Route IP traffic and create static routes
Use firewalld and associated mechanisms such as rich rules, zones and custom rules, to implement packet filtering and configure network address translation (NAT)
Configure a system to authenticate using Kerberos
Configure a system as either an iSCSI target or initiator that persistently mounts an iSCSI target
Produce and deliver reports on system utilization (processor, memory, disk, and network)
Use shell scripting to automate system maintenance tasks

Section 02: Network services

Install the packages needed to provide the service
Configure SELinux to support the service
Use SELinux port labeling to allow services to use non-standard ports
Configure the service to start when the system is booted
Configure the service for basic operation
Configure host-based and user-based security for the service

Section 03: HTTP/HTTPS

Configure a virtual host
Configure access restrictions on directories
Deploy a basic CGI application
Configure group-managed content
Configure TLS security

Section 04: DNS

Configure a caching-only name server
Troubleshoot DNS client issues

Section 05: NFS

Provide network shares to specific clients
Provide network shares suitable for group collaboration
Use Kerberos to control access to NFS network shares

Section 06: SMB

Provide network shares to specific clients
Provide network shares suitable for group collaboration

Section 07: SMTP

Configure a system to forward all email to a central mail server

Section 08: SSH

Configure key-based authentication
Configure additional options described in documentation

Section 09: NTP

Synchronize time using other NTP peers

Section 10: Database services

Install and configure MariaDB
Backup and restore a database
Create a simple database schema
Perform simple SQL queries against a database

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