Red Hat Certified Engineer

A Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE®) is a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) who possesses the additional skills, knowledge, and abilities required of a senior system administrator responsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux® systems.

Certification details

  • An RHCE is capable of RHCSA tasks plus the following:

    • Configuring static routes, packet filtering, and network address translation
    • Setting kernel runtime parameters
    • Configuring an Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) initiator
    • Producing and delivering reports on system utilization
    • Using shell scripting to automate system maintenance tasks
    • Configuring system logging, including remote logging
    • Configuring a system to provide networking services, including HTTP/HTTPS, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), network file system (NFS), server message block (SMB), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), secure shell (SSH) and Network Time Protocol (NTP)


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Windows system administrators with minimal Linux experience:

Linux or UNIX administrators with 1-3 years of experience:

RHCEs who wish to re-certify: