Just Passed RHCE, Here is the path I used

thegreenlaanternthegreenlaantern Posts: 14Member ■□□□□□□□□□
First off thanks to TE for the support, AceRimmer and log32 for their advice.
This is part 2, part 1 is "Just passed RHCSA, here's the path that worked for me"

Looking at the requirements for The RHCSA exam, to me it consisted of many tasks and a few some services.
(RHCSA objectives) https://www.redhat.com/training/courses/ex200/examobjective#

The RHCE consists of many services and depth of configuration in those services
(RHCE objectives) https://www.redhat.com/training/courses/ex300/examobjective#


I started by breaking down the individual requirements of the RHCE and going through the books to figure out how to make the services/security/firewall work for the requirement. It was a lot of trial and learning which booleans and firewall/service configuration settings worked to make the RHCE objectives function. Used my same Lenevo laptop that was my lab for RHCSA, RHEL 6 with two Virtual machines. Reinstalled my practice virtual machine more times than I can count. Think the test is fair in what the Objectives state and what they ask.

This was the first RH test I took in the Individual Exam Chair. Took my whole allotted time on the test. by the time I drove back to work and checked (about 1 hour 30 minutes) Red Hat had emailed me my test results.

Passing score for the exam: 210.0
Your score: 247

Thanks again to TE for the posts and the support.

Comments

  • chanakyajupudichanakyajupudi Posts: 712Member
    Congratulations ! Any plans on moving on with the Redhat exams ?
    Work In Progress - RHCA [ ] Certified Cloud Security Professional [ ] GMON/GWAPT if Work Study is accepted [ ]
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  • thegreenlaanternthegreenlaantern Posts: 14Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    Thanks. Think I'm ok with Red Hat Certification, want to see which direction they go with RHEL 7.
  • UnixGuyUnixGuy Are we having fun yet? Posts: 3,920Mod Mod
    Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your experience :)
    Goal: MBA, March 2020
  • onesaintonesaint Posts: 801Member
    Congrats! Great insight into your plan of action.
    Work in progress: picking up Postgres, elastisearch, redis, Cloudera, & AWS.
    Next up: eventually the RHCE and to start blogging again.

    Control Protocol; my blog of exam notes and IT randomness
  • chownwwwchownwww Posts: 7Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    Congratz! Do you plan to take RHCVA certification?
  • thegreenlaanternthegreenlaantern Posts: 14Member ■□□□□□□□□□
    I don't plan on going on for other Red Hat Certification. I do want to get some time with SUSE and see where RHEL 7 ends up.
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