[sf-lug] RedHat certification study group

vincent polite vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 5 13:06:22 PDT 2006

Hi Jim,
  I can clear some space off my old laptop, and we can start from scratch  with a fresh install? I need to keep some things on there. A dual boot?

jim stockford <jim at well.com> wrote:  
RHCE by michael Jang, Osborne press

    I've got the fourth edition (a good sign),
which covers RHEL 3. Current  shipping
version is RHEL 4, and 5 is due out soon.
The tests (and classes) lag the release
by a few months.
    I recommend getting the outline from
the RH training site and using RH docs
(available online) as well as various
other sources (which we can nail down
in the next few weeks).

On Apr 5, 2006, at 8:48 AM, Greg Nelson wrote:

> Jim,
> I think I would be interested in participating by email.  I might end 
> up doing  the course of study and skip taking the certification exam, 
> since I'm not looking for a job.   But I would study hard, and 
> participate thoughtfully and actively in group email discussions.
>  By the way, I followed the link in your message and searched for a 
> citation to  a useful book, but found only the statement that many 
> books are available.  Can you recommend a book?
> Greg Nelson
>  On 4/5/06, jim stockford  wrote:
>     At least three of us are interested in starting
> up a study group for RedHat Enterprise Linux
> (RHEL) certification.
>     To get certified requires passing the test for
> RedHat Certified Technician/Engineer (RHCT
> or RHCE).
>     The test is a three-hour sit-at-the-box and
> do things marathon--no notes, no internet,
> just the online docs, costs $350 or so to take
> the RHCT test, $750 to take the RHTE test.
>     For descriptions see
> https://www.redhat.com/training/rhce/courses/
>     There are lots of books and online resources,
> as well as various lists of the test tasks given.
>     Michael proposes once-a-week get-togethers
> over a machine. I propose using email (not
> this list) for mutual support during the week.
> We can meet at my house (has multiple
> machines, networked, okay to screw up and
> rebuild, but I'm out at ocean beach.
>     Whoever is interested, please respond (to
> this list for now), and if you know of a place
> we can use to get together--somewhere
> more centrally located in SF, let us know.
> jim
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> Sincerely,
> Greg Nelson
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