Exam Objectives: SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 12 (2018 Update)

Exam Information:

This new practicum exam for the SCA in Enterprise Linux has not been released yet.  Please check back for availability.

  • Exam Type: Exam is practicum based; you will perform 5-6 tasks that require knowledge of the objectives
  • Exam Length: The tasks are expected to take 2 hours, and you will have 2.5 hours to complete the exam
  • Exam Scoring: The passing score is 70%
  • Retake Policy: If you do not pass the exam, you must wait 72 hours before you can schedule and take the exam again
  • Exam Prep: There is no practice exam

Objectives:

  • Overview of SUSE Linux Enterprise?
    • Flavors of SUSE Linux
    • SLE Maintenance Model
    • YaST
    • Linux Desktop Environments
  • The Linux Filesystem
    • Understand the FHS (SLES12)
    • Understand Linux File Type
  • Work with the Command Line
    • Help and Documentation
    • The Shell Environment
    • Common CLI Commands
  • The Vim Editor
    • Vim Text Editor
    • Vim Modes
    • Basic Navigation in Vim
    • Understand and Use Visual Highlighting in Vim
  • Remote Administration
    • SSH
    • VNC
  • System Initialization
    • Boot Process
    • Boot Loader
    • Kernel and Initrd
  • Process Management
    • Process Administration
    • Background Processes
    • Process Scheduling
  • Identity and Security
    • User Management
    • File Permissions
    • Privilege Delegation
  • Software Management
    • Compile from Source
    • RPM
    • Dependency Managers
  • Network Administration
    • Linux Network Commands
    • Wicked
    • Firewall
  • Storage Administration
    • Storage Concepts
    • Partitioning
    • Filesystems
    • LVM
    • RAID
  • Administration and Monitoring
    • Time Sync
    • System Logging
    • Support Config Tool
  • Install SUSE Linux Enterprise