Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) Exam (EX318)

Testing the skills required to deploy and manage virtual environments

The performance-based RHCVA Exam (EX318) tests your ability to create, deploy, and manage Linux® and Microsoft Windows virtual machines using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.

About the RHCVA certification

The Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) certification demonstrates a system administrator's ability to deploy and manage virtual hosts in production environments using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.

EXAM DETAIL

Classroom training

  • This exam is performance-based, meaning that candidates must perform tasks on a live system, rather than answering questions about how one might perform those tasks.

  • Exam results are emailed within 5 business days following the exam.

  • An RHCE may apply the RHCVA exam as a Certificate of Expertise in lieu of Red Hat Enterprise Directory Services and

  • Authentication Expertise Exam (EX423) toward the RHCDA, and RHCA credentials.

  • An RHCVA certification has a ‘current’ window of 3 calendar years.

Length:3 hours

Price:$600

Training units: 2

Review exam objectives for the RHCVA Exam.

AUDIENCE

  • System administrators using or planning to use Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

PREREQUISITES

  • Experience using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

  • Experience using and installing software on Windows

  • Experience using VNC to view remote desktops

Read the RHCVA Exam objectives for more information on skills requirements.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

In preparation to earn an RHCVA, Red Hat recommends: Training

  • Red Hat Virtualization Administration (RH318) classroom course Self-study

  • RHCVA exam objectives

This exam prepares you for these credentials:

RHCA certification incorporates the skills and knowledge of RHCDS plus advanced networking services security, system monitoring, and performance tuning.
An RHCDS possesses skills in areas particularly important to mission-critical datacenter environments. Learn more.
Earn an RHCVA certification by proving your ability to deploy and manage virtual hosts in production environments using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.