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Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services Expertise Exam (EX333)
NOTE: This exam and credential is no longer available.
The Red Hat® Enterprise Security: Network Services Expertise Exam is a performance-based exam that tests the skills covered in the Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services (RHS333) course. To enroll in this exam, candidates must hold a current Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification.
An RHCE that passes this exam will have earned a Certificate of Expertise, which counts toward earning a Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS) and Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) certification.
Red Hat Certificates of Expertise
Certificates of Expertise credentials are earned when an RHCE passes an upper-level, performance-based expertise exam in specialized areas of system administration.
Red Hat Certified Security Specialist ― RHCSS
An RHCSS certification may be earned by an RHCE who has demonstrated deeper capabilities in networking services security, directory services, authentication, and SELinux policy management.
Red Hat Certified Architect ― RHCA
An RHCE who earns the RHCA certification brings an exceptional breadth and depth of knowledge to the biggest IT challenges. RHCA certification incorporates the skills and knowledge of RHCDS plus advanced networking services security, system monitoring, and performance tuning.
Exam candidates must have a current RHCE certification at the time of enrollment.
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.
The hands-on nature of this exam make real-world experience a critical facet of preparation.
Exam results are emailed within 5 business days following the exam.
See recertification policies for more information regarding 'current' window for all credentials.
Training units: 2
Review exam objectives for the Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services Expertise Exam.
Experienced RHCE Linux® system administrators responsible for the overall security of their systems and networked services
Experienced RHCE Linux system administrators tasked with security on other operating systems but who now want to perform those tasks on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system
An RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise or an RHCSS or RHCA certification
Exam candidates must:
Hold a current RHCE certification at the time the exam is taken.
Have Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services (RHS333) or equivalent experience.
Understand that real-world system administration experience is also an important aspect of preparation for the exam.
Review exam objectives for Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services Expertise Exam (EX333).
In preparation to take this expertise exam, Red Hat recommends: Training
Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services (RHS333) Exam self-study
EX333 Expertise exam objectives
This exam prepares you for these credentials:
Certificates of Expertise are incremental credentials attached to an RHCE certification that demonstrate skills and knowledge in specialized areas.