Red Hat Certified Engineer Exam (RHCE) (EX300)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • Experienced Linux IT professionals who currently have RHCSA certification and are interested in earning an RHCE certification.
  • Experienced Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators seeking validation of their skills.
  • Students who have attended the Red Hat System Administration I, II, and III courses or the RHCE Rapid Track course.
  • Experienced Linux system administrators who require a certification either by their organization or based on a mandate (DOD 8570 directive).
  • An RHCE who is noncurrent and has passed the RHCSA exam.


  • RHCE Rapid Track Course, System Administration I, II, or III or equivalent experience.
  • Real-world system administration experience.

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Course Objectives

You should be able to perform the following tasks:

System configuration and management

  • Use network teaming or bonding to configure aggregated network links between two Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
  • Configure IPv6 addresses and perform basic IPv6 troubleshooting
  • Route IP traffic and create static routes
  • Use firewalld and associated mechanisms such as rich rules, zones and custom rules, to implement packet filtering and configure network address translation (NAT)
  • Use /proc/sys and sysctl to modify and set kernel runtime parameters
  • Configure a system to authenticate using Kerberos
  • Configure a system as either an iSCSI target or initiator that persistently mounts an iSCSI target
  • Produce and deliver reports on system utilization (processor, memory, disk, and network)
  • Use shell scripting to automate system maintenance tasks

Network services

Network services are an important subset of the exam objectives. RHCE candidates should be capable of meeting the following objectives for each of the network services listed below:

  • Install the packages needed to provide the service
  • Configure SELinux to support the service
  • Use SELinux port labeling to allow services to use non-standard ports
  • Configure the service to start when the system is booted
  • Configure the service for basic operation
  • Configure host-based and user-based security for the service


  • Configure a virtual host
  • Configure private directories
  • Deploy a basic CGI application
  • Configure group-managed content
  • Configure TLS security


  • Configure a caching-only name server
  • Troubleshoot DNS client issues


  • Provide network shares to specific clients
  • Provide network shares suitable for group collaboration
  • Use Kerberos to control access to NFS network shares


  • Provide network shares to specific clients
  • Provide network shares suitable for group collaboration


  • Configure a system to forward all email to a central mail server


  • Configure key-based authentication
  • Configure additional options described in documentation


  • Synchronize time using other NTP peers

Database services

  • Install and configure MariaDB
  • Backup and restore a database
  • Create a simple database schema
  • Perform simple SQL queries against a database

Course Content

The performance-based Red Hat Certified Engineer exam (EX300) tests to determine if your knowledge, skill, and ability meet those required of a senior system administrator responsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) systems. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification is required to earn RHCE certification.

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