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Deanna
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Questions about getting ready for your Red Hat remote exam?

This thread is dedicated to connect you with Red Hat subject matter experts who can help answer your questions regarding Red Hat remote exams. Please see the following resources for Red Hat Remote Exams below:

For questions on scheduling or redeeming your exams,  please use the Red Hat Certification team comment form here. 

**Our subject matters experts in the Red Hat Learning Community will not be assisting with tasks related to scheduling exams. 

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VaughnV
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I tried to boot into the redhat remote exam environment via my usb.

I was sent to the grub> prompt.

I typed "exit".

I proceeded to enter the environment to run my compatibility test.

I hope this helps someone.

mendoza1
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My download speed in the compatibility test says it is too slow.  I have a 2.8Mbps download connection speed (as measured by speedtest.net)  and I know from looking at my router IP traffic that I am the only one using my home network and registering at 2.8Mbps during the network test. Why is it still saying the download speed is too slow ?

shefeeqyr
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Hi,

2.8 Mbps from Speedtest.net sounds a bit unpredictable to me. Usually, speedtest picks a nearest server to test bandwidth and hence realtime results can be quite different. The download/upload test of our compatibility test looks at the speed to access Red Hat servers and hence it will be different based on distance, time of testing etc.

You can try conducting a few more iterations of this test at different times of the day to see if the failure is consistent.

Regards,

Shefeeq

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Tengo el mismo problema. estoy conectado por cable y He realizado el test de velocidad con Google test, y me marca que mi velocidad de descarga es e 42mbs. Que pasa ? Algún ayuda ?
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mendoza1
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Is the remote exam environment the same as the lab environment in the online course?  In essenece do I open a workstation window and then get a terminal?  What exactly is being download during the exam.  Are they big files  (like in the Gigabytes) ?

shefeeqyr
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Hello @mendoza1,

The Remote Exam image (ISO) is not the same as your lab environment. You will be downloading an ISO that has to be written to a USB drive and that will make your USB drive a bootable device hosting an operating system. This operating system will be a highly secured, restricted spin off based on Fedora Workstation 32. The size of the ISO file will change with each revision and hence be sure to download the latest version posted in the document attached to this resource in RHLC. As of now, the size is about 1.2 GB.

You would boot to that operating system (Live USB) and login to the exam proctoring portal. You will have access to one full screen window from your laptop/desktop and the exam environment will be cloud-based.

Hope this clarifies.

Regards,

Shefeeq

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Can we take exam just with external webcam ? I have laptop which has IR camera + normal integrated camera and when i attach external webcam than proctor was not able to see me via webcam.  He can see only 2 camera's out of 3.

I had raise ticket but i did not got the clear response whether issue is been resolved or not. Is there a way to check and confirm that issue has been resolved.

JS_Learning
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Hi @Abhay-Jhaveri ,

As per the "Getting Ready" document for the remote exam:

https://learn.redhat.com/t5/Certification-Resources/Getting-Ready-for-your-Red-Hat-Remote-Exam/ba-p/... 

Webcam: One external webcam with at least a 1m cable.

The answer is clear, yes you can take exam with 1 external webcam.

As for your ticket questions, the best is you follow up on the ticket you raised, and ask for the clarifications you need.

harjitsachar
Flight Engineer
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Hi,

EX407V27K still does not show the remote option , despite it being listed in the "Ways to test" page. Can this be checked.

Regards,

Harjit Sachar

PraveenMishra
Flight Engineer
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Hi,

I just have one question if anyone can answer, please do. Is it mendatory or optional to enter a certification ID while scheduling your exam? On exam scheduler page, there are two options, one for phone number and other for certification ID. I have a certification ID, should I enter it or should I not. will it change anything if I don't?

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