Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Clustering and Storage Management Exam (EX436)

Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux deployments

The Red Hat® Certificate of Expertise in Clustering and Storage Management Exam (EX436) is a performance-based test of the skills covered in the Red Hat Enterprise Clustering and Storage Management (RH436) course.



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.

  • 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.

Length:4 hours


Training units: 2


  • Experienced Linux® system administrators responsible for the planning, deployment, and management of more than 1 physical or virtualized server

  • IT professional interested in pursuing the Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) certification.


Exam candidates must:

  • Understand that real-world system administration experience is also an important aspect of preparation for the exam.


This exam prepares you for these credentials:

Demonstrate your ability to implement high availability services on Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Cluster Suite and Global File System.