I have an upcoming remote exam and was running the compatibility check. I noticed that my external webcam was recording the mirror image of myself in front of my monitor. I experimented with showing my ID document to the webcam and it displayed the reverse image. In other words the printing looked backwards, like in a mirror. will this be a problem? there doesn't seem to be any controls in the compatibility setup that let you adjust anything about the camera and there are no buttons or controls on the webcam that allow you to do anything.
It hasn't been an issue with me, personally. As long as the words on your license and your background are clear, you should be fine.
Question : I just a WiFi connection at my place. As per requirement we need to have wired connection? would a wireless WiFi connection be ok ?
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QUESTION : I have a WiFi connection a my place. As per guidelines, we need Network connection - wired.
WOuld wireless WFi be ok for the exam?
The answer is in the pdf document to get your ready for the exam:
Can I use a wireless internet connection? Wifi is not advised. Wherever possible, use a wired internet connection for stability and compatibility. Wifi speeds can vary based on a variety of factors that may have an impact on your exam. The remote exam live USB may not detect all wireless network adapters. If the wifi adapter of your computer is not detected by the remote exam live USB image, then wired internet will be the only option.
(as @Gineesh said, if it works fast enough, if it's stable, etc... then it should be ok, only you will take the risk and responsability ).
Has anybody had any problem taking the exam with PiHole on their network? I usually update my DHCP server to use the ISP DNS servers rather than my PiHole IP, but thinking about it, I wonder if that is even necessary, since it is likely that the Red Hat exam image will use its own dedicated DNS IPs rather than your local network IP.
I used Pihole during remote exams, I don't think I have had any issues due to that.
Saying that, it probably depends on what filter/query are used within PiHole to block some DNS queries...and it depends how the Remote Exam image is communicating...
I think it's PiHole is not reason for any concern in that context, based on my experiences with that and 5-10 different exams attempts.