Red Hat Certified Specialist in Virtualization - EX318

Red Hat recommends that you become a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) before attempting this exam, but it is not required.

To help you prepare, these exam objectives highlight the task areas you can expect to see covered in the exam. Red Hat reserves the right to add, modify, and remove exam objectives. Such changes will be made public in advance.

You should be able to perform these tasks:

Install Red Hat Virtualization Manager (RHVM) and Red Hat Virtualization Hypervisor (RHVH)

  • Install Red Hat Virtualization Manager and any dependencies
  • Configure Red Hat Virtualization Manager to authenticate against an external IPA service.
  • Install Red Hat Virtualization Hypervisor
  • Add one or more Red Hat Virtualization Hypervisor instances to Red Hat Virtualization Manager
  • Create and manage datacenters and clusters

Manage storage

  • Configure NFS services
  • Configure storage domains
  • Import installation media into a storage domain

Create and manage virtual machines

  • Install virtual machines
  • Access virtual machine consoles with SPICE and VNC
  • Start and stop virtual machines
  • Edit virtual machine hardware characteristics
  • Configure automatic migration for virtual machines

Work with virtual machine images

  • Create snapshots
  • Create virtual machines from snapshots
  • Import existing virtual machine images into Red Hat Virtualization Manager

Create and manage Red Hat Virtualization Manager users

  • Create internal users
  • Create external users
  • Configure roles and assign users to those roles
  • Configure access using roles

Automatically deploy virtual machines

  • Create virtual machine templates
  • Deploy virtual machines using templates
  • Configure virtual machines using cloud-init
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Create and manage networking objects

  • Create logical networks
  • Assign hosts to logical networks
  • Create MAC address pools
  • Assign MAC address pools to clusters

Create and manage cluster policies

  • Create scheduling and migration policies
  • Assign policies to clusters