Exam Objectives: SUSE Certified Engineer in OpenStack Cloud

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Exam Information:

  • Exam Type:  Exam is practicum based; you will perform 5-6 tasks that require knowledge of the objectives
  • Exam Code: 050-746
  • Exam Length: The tasks are expected to take 2 hours, and you will have 2.5 hours 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: $195

Detailed Objectives:

  • Plan for an OpenStack Cloud Deployment
  • Fundamentals of Networking in the Modern Datacenter
  • Overview of the OSI Model
    • Overview of Layer 1 – The Physical Layer
    • Overview of Layer 2 – The Datalink Layer
    • Overview of Layer 3 – The Network Layer
    • Overview of Layer 4 – The Transport Layer
    • Overview of Multiplexing, Tunneling and Encapsulation
  • Introduction to Crowbar
    • Understand Crowbar
    • Understand Crowbar Machine Deployment
    • Register and Allocate Nodes with Crowbar
  • Install and Configure the Admin Node
    • Install and Configure an Admin Node for OpenStack
    • Register and Allocate Nodes with Crowbar
    • Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Networks
    • Define Cloud Infrastructure Networks
  • Deploy a Highly Available SUSE OpenStack Cloud
    • OpenStack Barclamps
    • Deploy Clusters for OpenStack Services
    • Access Cloud Nodes via SSH
    • Deploy OpenStack Barclamps in a Clustered Environment
    • Automate Deployment of Cowbar Barclamps
  • Understand Admin Node Backups