Redhat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Ex300

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Red hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) is an advanced level of RHCSA.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. Candidates will be tested on network services like http, dns, bind, ssh,firewall and configuring database services, system configurations like nat, routing, ip addressing, troubleshooting , shell scripting and etc.

Exam Details

Required Exam(s) : RHCE EX300
Durations : 2.5 Hrs
Passing Score : 210 Out of 300
Question Types : Performance based hands on questions. Probably 10- 15 tasks will be given.
Exam Fees :
Prerequired Exams :RHCSA EX200
Exam Policy : Click here to read the Exam policies.
Recommended Training : RHCE Rapid Track Course with RHCSA and RHCE exams (RH300) and RHCE Rapid Track Course (RH299)

Exam Pattern

Below the exam objective of RHCE EX300

RHCE exam candidates should be able to accomplish the tasks below without assistance. These have been grouped into several categories.

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
Network services

Network services are an important subset of the exam objectives. RHCE candidates should be capable of meeting the following objectives for each of the network services listed below:

  • 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
  • Configure a virtual host
  • Configure access restrictions on directories
  • Deploy a basic CGI application
  • Configure group-managed content
  • Configure TLS security
  • Configure a caching-only name server
  • Troubleshoot DNS client issues
  • Provide network shares to specific clients
  • Provide network shares suitable for group collaboration
  • Use Kerberos to control access to NFS network shares
  • Provide network shares to specific clients
  • Provide network shares suitable for group collaboration
  • Configure a system to forward all email to a central mail server
  • Configure key-based authentication
  • Configure additional options described in documentation
  • Synchronize time using other NTP peers
  • Database services
  • Install and configure MariaDB
  • Backup and restore a database
  • Create a simple database schema
  • Perform simple SQL queries against a database

Books to Prepare

You can Easily pass the exams by preparing the following books.

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Book Name : Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EX200 and EX300)

Author Name : Sander van Vugt

Publisher : Pearson

Topics Covered in this book:

This book covers the topics for both RHCSA and RHCE, You can read it both topics for your convenience.

  • CHAPTER 25 Configuring External Authentication and Authorization
  • CHAPTER 26 Configuring an iSCSI SAN
  • CHAPTER 27 System Performance Reporting
  • CHAPTER 28 System Optimization Basics
  • CHAPTER 29 Configuring Advanced Log Features
  • CHAPTER 30 Configuring Routing and Advanced Networking
  • CHAPTER 31 An Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting
  • CHAPTER 32 Advanced Firewall Confi guration
  • CHAPTER 33 Managing Advanced Apache Services
  • CHAPTER 34 Configuring DNS
  • CHAPTER 35 Configuring a MariaDB Database
  • CHAPTER 36 Configuring NFS
  • CHAPTER 37 Configuring Samba File Services
  • CHAPTER 38 Setting Up an SMTP Server
  • CHAPTER 39 Configuring SSH
  • CHAPTER 40 Managing Time Synchronization
  • CHAPTER 41 Final Preparation
  • CHAPTER 42 Theoretical Pre-Assessment Exams

Softwares for Practice

You can download the Enterprise Linux from official Linux website and can install it directly on your systems, and or you can install it VMware or Virtual box as a virtual server and can practice it for 30 days.

Software Name : Enterprise Linux 7

License : 30 days Evaluation

Download : Download the trail version from here