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Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration exam


Introduction

The Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration exam (EX248) is a performance-based exam that tests your knowledge and skills to install, configure, monitor, manage, and deploy applications to Red Hat® JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP).
A Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration is for system administrators or application developers whose responsibilities include the deployment, implementation, and management of JBoss EAP and its applications.
This exam is based on JBoss EAP 7.

Audience

IT professionals who want to earn a credential that shows they have the skills and knowledge needed to install, configure, monitor, manage, and deploy applications to Red Hat JBoss EAP:

  • application server systems administrators
  • application administrators
  • application developers
  • deployment managers
  • system architects
  • quality assurance engineers.

Prerequisites

Exam candidates should:

  • Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or have comparable work experience and skills
  • Have taken the Red Hat JBoss Application Administration I (JB248) course or have work experience administering JBoss EAP and applications running on that platform

Exam Overview and Preparation

Experience is the best preparation for the exam. However, even experienced people sometimes have gaps in their knowledge, so Red Hat encourages all candidates for Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration to consider taking the JB248 JBoss for Administrators I course. This course introduces the topic and can be an effective supplement to experience and a valuable aid in preparation for the exam. Attendance in this class is not required, and one can choose to take just an exam.


While attending Red Hat's classes can be an important part of your preparation, it does not guarantee success on the exam. Previous experience, practice, and native aptitude are also important determinants of success.

 The Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration exam is a performance-based evaluation of a candidate's skills and knowledge regarding the administration of enterprise applications based on and using JBoss EAP.

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 Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration exam is a hands-on, practical exam that lasts 4 hours. Internet access is not provided during the exam. You will not be permitted to bring any hard copy or electronic documentation into the exam. This prohibition includes notes, books, or any other materials. Internet access will be strictly controlled. Documentation that ships with JBoss EAP is available during the exam.


Red Hat reserves the right to make changes to the exam format, including timing and the policies above. Such changes will be made public in advance through revisions to this document.


You will be working on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 6 system during the exam, so prior experience using Linux or UNIX will be helpful. The purpose of this exam is not to test operating system administration skills, and extensive Linux/UNIX experience is not required. You will have a full desktop environment in which to work, and we will provide a list of basic commands for your reference in addition to the man pages and other documentation that come with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.


Fedora provides a freely available alternative for you to practice your Linux skills. A Live CD version is available that allows you to work on Fedora without needing to install it on your computer. While it is not an exact match for the environment in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, it is definitely close enough for the level of familiarity required.


Scores and reportingOfficial 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 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.

 

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Course Info

  • Code: EX248
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Price: $650.00

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