Red Hat company offers different level of certification programs. Certifications can be validated through Red Hat webpage, and expire after 3 years. RHCSA is an entry-level certification that focuses on actual competencies at system administration, including installation and configuration michael jang rhce 7 pdf a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system and attach it to a live network running network services.
To achieve the RHCSA certification the student must pass EX200, a 2. As of July 2009 there were 30,000 RHCTs. In November 2010 it was renamed to RHCSA.
To achieve the RHCE certification, the student must pass the RHCSA exam, EX200, and in addition EX300, a 3. Previous real-world experience is also advised. RHCE was the first Red Hat certificate launched, in 1999. As of July 2009 there were 40,000 RHCEs.