Get Certified for Free
at SUSECON 2017

Seven different certifications
available this year!

If you haven’t already taken the tests for your SUSE Linux Certification, now’s your chance.

SUSECON 2017 Certification Exams

New Exams

Administrator-level
  • OpenStack Foundation’s Certified OpenStack Administrator (With SUSE CLI) (COA) exam
    • This is an industry-recognized certification from the OpenStack Foundation and is the first step to gaining the SUSE Certified Administrator in OpenStack Cloud certification. This certification will test the baseline skills of an OpenStack Administrator, a person who provides day-to-day operation and management of an OpenStack cloud.
    • Customers may register for only one Certified OpenStack Administrator exam slot during the week.
  • Engineer-level Exams
  • SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE) in OpenStack Cloud
    • This exam is designed for SUSE OpenStack Cloud administrators who are ready to certify at the engineer level in this rapidly growing area. This certification will test the advanced deployment skills of an OpenStack Administrator -- a person who performs advanced configuration, backup and restore and higher-level management of an OpenStack cloud.
    • Customers may register for only one SUSE Certified Engineer in OpenStack Cloud exam slot during the week.
  • SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE) in Enterprise Storage
    • This certification is designed for storage administrators who have gained skills beyond the administrator level with the SUSE Enterprise Storage software-defined storage solution. This certification displays your advanced knowledge of SUSE Enterprise Storage, based on the ceph open source project, and your ability to properly install a SUSE Enterprise Storage cluster using Deepsea and deploy and configure a variety of client access gateways such as iSCSI and CephFS.
    • Customers may register for only one SCE in Enterprise Storage exam slot during the week.

Updated Exams

  • SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Enterprise Linux - 2018 Update
    • This certification is the new HANDS-ON version of testing the SCA in Enterprise Linux 12. The exam is designed to replace the current question-based SCA 12 -- which is scheduled to be retired in the January-February 2018 timeframe. Designed for SUSE Linux Enterprise system administrators who have become familiar with the SLES operating system, this certification displays your fundamental knowledge of the Linux operating system and your ability to properly administer SLES at a standard sysadmin level.
    • Note: If you have a historical CLA, you already have the equivalent SCA and and do not need to retake this exam for that version.
    • Customers may register for only one SCA in Enterprise Linux exam slot during the week.
    • Important: This exam is an update, those who have the SCA 12 currently do not need to re-certify or update unless they choose to.

Returning Exams

  • SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE) in Enterprise Linux
    • This exam is designed for those who already have experience with SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 including general system configuration and command line work. It will cover advanced administration skills on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and is for those who have already passed the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 11 or 12 exam.
    • Note: If you have a historical CLP, you already have the equivalent SCE and and do not need to retake this exam for that version.
    • Customers may register for only one SCE in Enterprise Linux exam slot during the week.
  • SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Enterprise Storage
    • This certification is designed for storage administrators who have become familiar with the SUSE Enterprise Storage software-defined storage solution. This certification displays your fundamental knowledge of SUSE Enterprise Storage, based on the ceph open source project, and your ability to properly install a SUSE Enterprise Storage cluster and accomplish typical administration and monitoring tasks.
    • Customers may register for only one SCA in Enterprise Storage exam slot during the week.
  • SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Systems Management
    • This certification is designed for Linux administrators who have become familiar with SUSE Manager 3. This certification displays your fundamental knowledge of SUSE Manager, including how to install and configure SUSE Manager 3, register servers to SUSE Manager, use Salt configuration management and perform other basic system management tasks using SUSE Manager 3.
    • Customers may register for only one SCA in Systems Management exam slot during the week.

Don’t miss out

Free certification exams will be held each day of the conference, Tuesday, 26 September–Friday, 29 September. All certification exams will be listed in the session scheduler and can be scheduled along with other sessions.

Exam sessions fill fast! All exams need to be scheduled prior to midnight on September 18.

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