EX210 – Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack Exam
The Red Hat® Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) in Red Hat OpenStack® exam (EX210) tests candidates skills, knowledge and abilities needed to create, configure, and manage private clouds using the Red Hat OpenStack Platform. An IT professional who passes the exam earns the RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack certification.
Study points for the exam
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Candidates for the RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack should be able to perform the following tasks:
Manage an OpenStack undercloud and overcloud
Use the command line interface to manage an OpenStack environment
Use Red Hat OpenStack director to deploy additional nodes in an existing overcloud
Create a message queue and publish messages to it
Add additional compute nodes
Configure and manage networking
Monitor OpenStack service metrics and events
Manage projects and resources
Create projects, users and roles
Create and manage security groups
Manage and customize images
Configure external access for instances
Configure images at deployment
Perform live migration of instances
Manage and utilize storage
Configure and manage both block and object storage
Attach a block storage volume to an instance
Store objects in object storage containers
Use OpenStack orchestration
Use orchestration templates to configure OpenStack services and resources
Use orchestration templates to deploy a multi-instance application
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Preparation for the RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack
Red Hat encourages all candidates for the RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack to consider taking the Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110) and Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210) courses. Attendance in these classes is not required, so one can choose to take just the exam.
While attending Red Hat classes can be an important part of your preparation, attending class does not guarantee success on the exam. Previous experience, practice, and native aptitude are also important determinants of success.
Many books and other resources on system administration for Red Hat products are available. Red Hat does not endorse any of these materials as preparation guides for exams. Nevertheless, you may find additional reading helpful to deepen your understanding.
This exam is a performance-based evaluation of Red Hat OpenStack Platform skills and knowledge. Candidates perform a number of systems administration tasks focused on configuring and administering an OpenStack cloud and are evaluated on whether they have met specific objective criteria. Performance-based testing means that candidates must perform tasks similar to what they perform on the job.
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 total scores. Red Hat does not report performance on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.
AUDIENCE & PREREQUISITES
Audience for this exam
The following audiences may be interested in earning the RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack:
System administrators who want to demonstrate their use of Red Hat OpenStack Platform skills.
Red Hat Certified Engineers (RHCE) who wish to pursue Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA).
Prerequisites for this exam
Candidates for this exam should:
Have a RHCSA or RHCE certification or have comparable work experience and skills.
Take the Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110) and Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210) courses or have comparable work experience using Red Hat OpenStack Platform.
Review the RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX210) objectives.
- Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110)
- Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210)
- Red Hat OpenStack Administration II with exam (CL211)
Duration: 4 Hours