Red Hat encourages all candidates for the RHCE in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310) to consider taking the Red Hat OpenStack Administration III (CL310) course. Attendance in this class is not required to take the exam.
While attending Red Hat Training courses can be an important part of your preparation to take this exam, attending the course does not guarantee success on the exam. Previous experience, practice, and native aptitude are also important determinants of success.
Many books and other resources on system administration for Red Hat's products are available. Red Hat does not endorse any as preparation guides for any exams. Nevertheless, candidates may find additional reading deepens understanding and can prove helpful.
This exam is a performance-based evaluation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage administration skills and knowledge. Candidates perform a number of routine administration and configuration tasks and are evaluated on whether they have met specific objective criteria.
Performance-based testing means that candidates must perform tasks similar to what they perform on the job.
This exam consists of 1 section lasting 3 hours.
Scores and reporting
Official scores for exams come exclusively from Red Hat Certification Central. Red Hat does not authorize examiners or training partners to report results to candidates directly. Scores on the exam are usually reported within 3 U.S. business days.
Exam results are reported as section scores. Red Hat does not report performance on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.