Exam Objectives: SUSE Certified Administrator in Systems Management

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Exam Information:

  • Exam Type: Exam is question based; there are 60 questions
  • Exam Code: 050-742
  • Length: You have 90 minutes to complete the 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
  • Cost: $149

Detailed Objectives:

The following objectives are based on SUSE Manager version 3.1

  • The need for Systems Management
  • SUSE Manager and Spacewalk
  • SUSE Manager and Salt
  • SUSE Manager Architecture and Components
  • Installation Process
  • Initial Configuration
  • Organization and SUSE Manager Configuration
  • SUSE Channel Configuration
  • SUSE Manager Web UI Features
  • The First Administrative User
  • Delegation of Administration
  • User Management
  • Group Management
  • PAM Authentication
  • SUSE Customer Center Channels
  • Channel Types
  • Channel Lifecycle Management
  • Cloning Channels
  • Customer Repositories and Channels
  • Retired Channels
  • Activation Keys
  • Prepare to Register Minions
  • Minion Installation and Registration
  • Accepting the Minion’s Key
  • Registered Systems Details
  • Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
  • Cloning Patches
  • Execute a CVE audit
  • Applying Patches
  • Salt Basics
  • Salt Execution Modules
  • Salt Grains
  • Salt States
  • Salt Pillars
  • Highstate
  • Beacons and Reactors
  • Minion Management using Salt States
  • Deploying and Applying Salt States
  • Subscription Matching Overview
  • Subscription Matching Inputs
  • Outputs from Subscription Matching
  • Preparing for Deployment
  • Deploying Systems
  • Configure Organizations
  • Organizational Trusts
  • Migrating Registered Systems between Organizations
  • Sharing Channels with other Organizations
  • SUSE manager Proxy Overview
  • Prepare for Installation
  • Install SUSE Manager Proxy
  • Configure the Proxy
  • Register Client with Proxy