Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Directory Services and Authentication

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A Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE®) who has earned the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Directory Services and Authentication has demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to implement and manage Red Hat Directory Server to provide Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) services and to configure centralized authentication and access control using Red Hat Directory Server and Kerberos.

An RHCE who has earned the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Directory Services and Authentication is capable of:

  • Understanding and use basic LDAP concepts.

  • Installing, configuring, and managing Red Hat Directory Server.

  • Managing authentication on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® systems using pluggable authentication modules (PAM) and glibc name switch service (NSS).

  • Using Kerberos and LDAP to centrally manage user authentication.

  • Configuring Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems to use Microsoft Active Directory for authentication.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Certification program requirements:

  • Certification status must be current in order to be eligible to take the exam.

  • All Red Hat Certificate of Expertise exams are performance-based, meaning that candidates must perform tasks on a live system, rather than answering questions about how someone might perform those tasks.

  • The hands-on nature of this exam makes real-world experience valuable preparation for it.

AUDIENCE

The following audiences may be interested in earning the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Directory Services and Authentication:

BENEFITS

Earning a Red Hat certification gives you:

  • Recognition in the industry.

  • Increased customer confidence.

  • Proof of knowledge and skills.

  • Certification verification tool for employers.

  • Use of the certification logo on business cards.

  • Ability to access multiple Red Hat Certificated Professional online communities (like Facebook and LinkedIn).

  • Access to Red Hat Certification Central website.

    • Download the certification logo.

    • Purchase Red Hat certification gear.

    • Red Hat Certified Professionals forum.

    • Online profile listed under your certification number.

    • Red Hat Certified Professional job search.

  • Special offers on training and events.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

Red Hat recommends the following to help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Directory Services and Authentication exam:

Training:

Exam preparation:

[To achieve certification, students must pass these Exams]