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Deanna
Community Manager
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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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binyam
Mission Specialist
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I can confirm that EX407 (EX407V27K) is availabe for remote testing now.

JS_Learning
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Hello @binyam 

I see you got answers already, and some small delays in releasing a particular exam made a small discrepancy with the "Ways to Test" page. 

I was not refering you to a paying way, I was talking about this:

WayTo.png

That is an extract from the Red Hat exam scheduler tool:  once candidates have the exam entitlement, they are supposed to be able to choose how it will be delivered in a flexible way. That is rather new (less than a month old), that is why asking if you checked.

Hope that clarifies, and good luck with your exam in advance!

PraveenMishra
Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer
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Hi,

I will share the feedback with the right team but I want to highlight that toggle feature was not working for me on windows 10. I wasn't able to toggle between browser and terminal window. Any advice?

Thanks in Advance!

JS_Learning
Moderator
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Hi @PraveenMishra ,

Thanks for the feedback,

Could you kindly explain what you mean by "Toggle feature" and why you are mentioning Windows 10?

Were you using the Remote Exam live environment?

 

PraveenMishra
Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer
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Hi,

My concern is that I was not able to toggle between exam window and the terminal, also, one screen is not enough to work comfortably.

I am sorry for mentioning windows 10, that's pointless, I don't know why I did that.

vishals
Moderator
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Hi @PraveenMishra ,

I believe the idea of allowing only a single screen was to have the testing experience similar between remote and testing center exams. There are also current technical limitations in enabling monitoring of multiple screens, which have been pushed back to prioritize migrating certifications to the remote environment.

Keyboard shortcuts to toggle windows are disabled on purpose on the remote exam image. Candidates (including me) have expressed an inconvenience with this and the feedback has been passed to the team. I would also encourage you to report feedback, so that it gains traction.
Meanwhile using the 'Activities hot corner' can help in toggling between windows.

Regards,

charith1994
Flight Engineer Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer
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As for the way to test article, Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation exam (EX407) should be able  to take as a remote exam but in my exam scheduler it only show the option of testing center.I would like to know  how I schedule it as a remote exam according to the above article.

shefeeqyr
Moderator
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Hi @charith1994,

EX407 (V7) was due for public release this week. The internal pilot tests were extended through this week at the last minute. The website was updated as part of it's original release. Apologies for the confusion. EX407 is expected to be available as a Remote Exam in about a week from now. 

Best Regards,

Shefeeq

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yusuf-yazici
Mission Specialist
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Hi,

is it must to use usb webcam, may we use ip cam (connecting by wifi connection) as an external camera?

Thank you

JS_Learning
Moderator
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Hi @yusuf-yazici ,

I think the answer is no, based on the rules:

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

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

I also do not see where one would configure that in that secure Remote Exams live environment...

Having said that maybe it's worth to clarify or modify the Getting Ready document, explicitally commenting on the use of IP Webcams? 

@shefeeqyr Could you kindly consolidate my answer?

Cheers,

 

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