Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in High Availability Clustering Exam (EX436)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • Experienced Linux® system administrators responsible for the planning, deployment, and management of more than 1 physical or virtualized server
  • An RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise or an RHCDS or RHCA credential


  • Hold a current RHCE certification at the time the exam is taken.
  • Have Red Hat High Availability Clustering (RH436) or equivalent experience.
  • Understand that real-world system administration experience is also an important aspect of preparation for the exam.
  • Review exam objectives for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Clustering and Storage Management Exam.

Recommended Training

Course Objectives

You should be able to perform the following tasks:

Configure a high-availability cluster, using either physical or virtual systems, that:

  • Provides a service fail-over between the nodes
  • Provides a preferred node for the service
  • Selectively fails over based on node characteristics

Manage logical volumes in a clustered environment such as:

  • Create volumes and volume groups that are available to all members of a highly-available cluster
  • Create snapshots of logical volumes

Configure a GFS file system to:

  • Meet specified size, layout, and performance objectives
  • Support file system quotas

Configure iSCSI targets and initiators

Manage device configuration using udev

Create and manage Red Hat Storage based clusters including:

  • Creating distributed clusters
  • Creating replicated clusters
  • Implementing and utilizing appropriate file systems

Course Content

The Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Clustering and Storage Management exam (EX436) is a performance-based test of the skills and knowledge needed to implement high-availability services on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability Add-on.

Classroom Training
Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 600.- €
  • Switzerland: 600.- €
  • Red Hat Training Units: 3 RTU
Dates and Booking
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Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
25/11/2016 Munich
20/01/2017 Munich