EX310 – Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat Openstack exam
The Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310) tests your ability to configure advanced networking in a director-based Red Hat® OpenStack environment.
Red Hat recommends that you earn both RHCSA and RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack credentials before attempting this exam, but it is not required. Note that to earn the RHCE in Red Hat OpenStack credential, you must be an RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack and also pass the RHCE in Red Hat OpenStack exam. While it is possible to take these exams out of sequence, Red Hat strongly recommends earning the RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack credential first.
Study points for the exam
To help you prepare, the exam objectives highlight the task areas you can expect to see covered in the exam. Red Hat reserves the right to add, modify, and remove exam objectives. Such changes will be made public in advance.
Create and work with virtual devices
Implement and manage Linux bridges
Implement and manage OpenvSwitch bridges
Implement and manage libVirt bridges
Manage OpenStack networking agents
Provision tenant networks with DHCP agents
Enable the Load Balancer as a Service (LBAAS) and deploy instances using the LBAAS
Manage metadata agent
Manage metering agent
Deploy IPv6 networks in OpenStack
Create a tenant network with IPv4 and IPv6
Attach an IPv6 floating IP to an instance
Provision OpenStack networks
Implement network namespaces
Provision tenant networks using VXLAN, VLAN, and GRE
Implement distributed virtual routing (DVR)
Create a DVR router
Create instances that use the DVR router
Tune network functions virtualization (NFV) performance
Tune cloud applications
Implement NFV datapaths
Deploy OpenvSwitch Data Plane Development Kit (OVS-DPDK)
Configure Red Hat OpenStack Platform so that instances can use OVS-DPDK
Configure quality of service (QoS) limits
Build software-defined networks with OpenDaylight
Manage networks with OpenDaylight
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Red Hat encourages all candidates for the Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam to consider taking Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110), Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210), and Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV (CL310) to help prepare. Attendance in these classes is not required; students can choose to take just the exam.
While attending Red Hat classes can be an important part of one's preparation to take this exam, 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's products are available. Red Hat does not officially endorse any as preparation guides for its exam. Nevertheless, you may find additional reading deepens understanding and can prove helpful.
This exam is a performance-based evaluation of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform 10 administration skills and knowledge. You perform a number of routine administration and configuration tasks and are evaluated on whether they have met specific objective criteria.
Performance-based testing means that you must perform tasks similar to what you 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 US 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
These audiences may be interested in becoming an RHCE in Red Hat OpenStack:
Experienced OpenStack system administrators responsible for the planning or deployment of Red Hat OpenStack
Experienced OpenStack system administrators who want to demonstrate their capability in network functions virtualization (NFV)
An RHCSA in Red Hat OpenStack interested in earning an in Red Hat OpenStack credential
An RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certified Specialist or RHCSA credential
Prerequisites for this exam
Red Hat Certified Engineer or demonstrate equivalent knowledge
Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack or demonstrate equivalent knowledge
- Red Hat OpenStack Administration I (CL110)
- Red Hat OpenStack Administration II (CL210)
- Red Hat OpenStack Administration III: Networking & Foundations of NFV (CL310)
Duration: 3 Hours