Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (EX294)

Certification Industry: DevOps and Automation

Certificate Name: Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (EX294)

Certificate Issuing Authority: Red Hat

Certification Price: 400 USD

Certificate Validity:

Certification Details:

The Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) course is designed for individuals willing to manage multiple systems using Red Hat Ansible Engine and develop a foundational base for system administration across many Red Hat products. This certification is a stepping stone for the ultimate goal that is Red Hat Certified Architect. 

Who Should Apply?

This exam is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 8 and Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8. Systems administrators, IT professionals working in a DevOps environment, and noncurrent Red Hat Certified Engineers should apply for this certification.


  1. Skill Enhancement:

    An RHCE certified professional is equipped with the knowledge of all the core components of Ansible including inventories, modules, variables, facts, plays, playbooks, and configuration files.

  1. Practical Experience:

    The RHCE exam emphasizes on the importance of performing real-world tasks. The hands-on, practical knowledge helps a candidate to stand out and fulfill their consecutive career objectives.

Exam Outline

  1. Be able to perform all tasks expected of a Red Hat Certified System Administrator

  2. Understand core components of Ansible

  3. Install and configure an Ansible control node

  4. Configure Ansible managed nodes

  5. Script administration tasks

  6. Create Ansible plays and playbooks

  7. Use Ansible modules for system administration tasks

  8. Work with roles

  9. Use advanced Ansible features

Exam Details:

A candidate should have either taken both Red Hat System Administrator I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administrator II (RH134) or RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH199). They should have taken Red Hat System Administrator III: Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294).

  1. Classroom Exam

Duration: 4 Hours

Cost: 400 USD/2 Training Units

  1. Individual Exam

Duration: 4 Hours

Cost: 400 USD/2 Training Units

Get Started

Preparation / Training

Kindly consider taking the following exams in order to get started with the preparation of the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam.

  1. Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)

  2. Red Hat System Administration II (RH134)

  3. Red Hat Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294)

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