Appendix APrepare a System for the Sample Exams

Randy Russell, Red Hat’s Director of Certification, stated in a 2009 blog entry that the Red Hat exams no longer require “a bare-metal installation.” In other words, when you sit down for a Red Hat exam today, a preinstalled system will be provided for you. In this appendix, you’ll set up a preinstalled system that will work for the sample exams included in electronic format as part of the Media Center download in the Exams/ subdirectory. Each exam is described on the first page of Appendixes B through E, and the answers follow.

If you’re just studying for the RHCSA, read the following section. If you’re also studying for the RHCE, read the section after that as well.

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