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Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator

A Red Hat® Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) possesses the skills, knowledge, and abilities required to deploy and manage virtualization infrastructure, hosts, and guests using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization®.

Certification details

Prove your skills and knowledge

An RHCVA is capable of the following tasks:

  • Installing Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
  • Creating datacenters, clusters, pools, and templates in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
  • Installing and configuring Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization hypervisors to support Linux® and manage them using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
  • Performing essential management tasks such as logging and bookmarking

Is this certification right for you?

The following audiences may be interested in earning RHCVA:

  • Linux system administrators who are responsible for or seeking responsibility for implementing and managing virtualization infrastructures
  • System administrators from other platforms. Red Hat suggests RHCSA-level skills or better for those who wish to take the exam
  • RHCEs who wish to earn Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

Test your skills and knowledge

EX318 - Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) exam
Performance-based exam that tests knowledge to create, deploy, and manage virtual machines.

The best way to learn is to do

In preparation to earn an RHCVA certification, Red Hat recommends the following:


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