Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Exam Cram Video Workshop

Video description

More than 4 hours of video training detailing common exam traps, pitfalls, and difficulties on the RHCE exam. The author also walks you through a complete practice exam in real-time, so you can experience what it’s like to take the test before you ever walk into the testing facility.



Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Exam Prep Workshop contains more than 4 hours of deep-dive training on common RHCE exam traps, pitfalls, and difficulties. Sander van Vugt, an experienced Red Hat instructor, trainer, and author will detail the most common mistakes people make when taking the RHCE exam, so you can avoid them in the testing facility. You will then walk through a live practice exam with the author in real-time, so you can experience first-hand what it’s like to take the test.

The videos consist of live trainer discussions, CLI presentations and demos, and a real-time practice exam walk-through. You will also learn about the structure of the exam, exam day strategies, and more. You can find comprehensive coverage of the RHCSA exam in the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Complete Video Course and the Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide, both available for Pearson IT Certification.


Skill Level

  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • Key concepts to avoid traps and pitfalls on the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam
  • Helpful tips for taking the exam

Who Should Take This Course

Primary audience:

  • Anyone wanting to get RHCE certified

Secondary audience:

  • Linux engineers interested in learning more about Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Junior system administrators that want to deepen their skills
  • Administrators with a profound knowledge and experience working with other Linux distributions, like SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Administrators currently administering UNIX systems and also developers that write software for Linux

Course Requirements

The ideal target student has passed the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Exam and has experience working in a Linux environment.


Table of Contents

Module 1: Getting Ready to Take the RHCE Exam

In this module you'll learn about practical issues that are important to consider when taking the RHCE exam. You'll learn what to expect on exam day, how to approach the exam, and how to manage your time to give you the highest possible chance of passing the exam.

Module 2: RHCE Traps, Pitfalls, and Difficulties

In this module, some of the most difficult topics from the RHCSA exam objectives are discussed. You'll learn about the common problems and how to make sure you perform well on these. This module uses real CLI examples, so you can see what it’s like to overcome testing obstacles on the exam.

Module 3: Live Exam Walk-Through

After getting all the information you need about the different topics, this module will walk you through a live practice exam. This will teach you how to best approach the different assignments, and during the walk-through, you'll see how some smart solutions can be applied to maximize your chances of passing!


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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:49
  2. Module 1: Getting Ready to Take the RHCE Exam
    1. Module 1: Getting Ready to Take the RHCE Exam 00:00:07
  3. Lesson 1: About This Course
    1. 1.1 How to Use This Course 00:03:53
  4. Lesson 2: The RHCE Exam
    1. 2.1 What to Expect on Exam Day 00:06:19
    2. 2.2 RHCE Test-taking Techniques 00:03:14
    3. 2.3 Keeping Track of Time 00:00:36
    4. 2.4 How to Handle Complex and Long Scenarios 00:00:51
    5. 2.5 General Test-taking Strategies 00:03:45
  5. Module 2: RHCE Traps, Pitfalls, and Difficulties
    1. Module 2: RHCE Traps, Pitfalls, and Difficulties 00:00:07
  6. Lesson 3: System Configuration and Management
    1. 3.1 Setting Up Network Teaming and Bonding 00:06:33
    2. 3.2 Creating Advanced Firewall Configurations 00:13:21
    3. 3.3 Configuring a System to Authenticate Using Kerberos 00:02:59
    4. 3.4 Configuring a System as Either an iSCSI Target or Initiator 00:03:36
    5. 3.5 Using Shell Scripting 00:03:01
    6. Q&A 00:04:07
  7. Lesson 4: Network Services
    1. 4.1 Configuring SELinux to Support Network Services 00:12:53
    2. 4.2 Configuring Security for Network Services 00:02:18
    3. Q&A 00:02:23
  8. Lesson 5: HTTP/HTTPS
    1. 5.1 Configuring Virtual Hosts 00:03:33
    2. 5.2 Configuring Private Directories 00:01:17
    3. 5.3 Configuring TLS Security 00:03:51
    4. Q&A 00:01:18
  9. Lesson 6: DNS
    1. 6.1 Configuring a Caching-only Name Server 00:06:18
  10. Lesson 7: NFS
    1. 7.1 Providing Network Shares to Specific Clients 00:03:39
    2. 7.2 Providing Network Shares Suitable for Group Collaboration 00:03:43
    3. 7.3 Using Kerberos to Control Access to NFS Network Shares 00:09:31
    4. Q&A 00:07:20
  11. Lesson 8: SMB
    1. 8.1 Providing Network Shares to Specific Clients 00:03:03
    2. 8.2 Providing Network Shares Suitable for Group Collaboration 00:02:29
    3. 8.3 Using Kerberos to Authenticate Access to Shared Directories 00:02:25
    4. Q&A 00:03:06
  12. Lesson 9: SMTP
    1. 9.1 Configuring a System to Forward All E-mail to a Central Mail Server 00:05:14
  13. Lesson 10: SSH
    1. 10.1 Configuring Key-based Authentication 00:03:28
    2. 10.2 Configuring Additional Options 00:01:08
  14. Lesson 11: NTP
    1. 11.1 Synchronizing Time Using NTP Peers 00:02:59
    2. Q&A 00:02:01
  15. Lesson 12: Database Services
    1. 12.1 Installing and Configuring MariaDB 00:06:39
    2. 12.2 Logical Database Back Ups 00:04:46
    3. 12.3 Physical Database Back Ups 00:05:15
    4. 12.4 Creating a Snapshot 00:05:15
    5. 12.5 Creating a Simple Database Schema 00:03:48
    6. 12.6 Performing Simple SQL Queries Against a Database 00:00:46
    7. Q&A 00:01:06
  16. Module 3: Live Exam Walk-Through
    1. Module 3: Live Exam Walk-Through 00:00:07
    2. 13 Managing and Configuring Systems 00:20:27
    3. 14 Managing HTTP/HTTPS 00:13:31
    4. 15 Managing NFS 00:15:12
    5. 16 Managing SMTP 00:09:32
    6. 17 Managing Database Services 00:05:40
    7. 18 Managing Samba 00:17:38
    8. 19 Managing Time 00:05:07

Product information

  • Title: Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Exam Cram Video Workshop
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: October 2015
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 0134195965