Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator — RHCVA

Overview

The RHCVA certification is for system administrators whose responsibilities require them to have the skill and knowledge to deploy and manage virtual hosts in production environments using Red Hat® Enterprise Virtualization.

This credential assures enterprises that their virtualization solutions are administered optimally and establishes credibility for service providers.

An RHCVA has demonstrated the following knowledge and skills:

  • Installing Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager.
  • Creating datacenters, clusters, pools, and templates
  • Installing and configuring Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization hypervisors to support guests and attach to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
  • Perform essential management tasks, such as logging and bookmarking

Certification program requirements

  • The RHCVA exam consists of one section lasting up to 3 hours.
  • The certification exam is performance-based, meaning that candidates must perform tasks on a live system, rather than answering questions about how one might perform those tasks.
  • The hands-on nature of this exam makes real-world experience a critical facet of preparation.
  • RHCVA certifications have a current window for 3 calendar years after it is earned.

The RHCVA certification is designed for

  • Experienced system administrators who are preparing to adopt and deploy Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization to a large number of servers or virtual machines
  • IT professionals who are evaluating a migration from other virtualization technologies and want to fully understand what skills are needed to administer Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization technology
  • System administrators whose jobs include managing virtual environments.