cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Deanna
Community Manager
Community Manager
  • 232K Views

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. 

Deanna L
--
Deanna
Labels (3)
1,323 Replies
JS_Learning
Moderator
Moderator
  • 1,956 Views

Hi @Rima ,

I see other answered, unfortunately without quoting the official information:

You should consult the official document:

Remote Exams Preparation Ebook 

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

Borrow one to someone you know if you can...

If you choose to buy a webcam, one of the learner, @PiotrS made a topic with hardware recommendations: RedHat-Remote-Exam-supported-hardware-cameras-mice-keyboards 

That should help you also,

 

 

chrishemb
Cadet
Cadet
  • 1,875 Views

Hi,

I am using a laptop with external monitor. In this set up I am asked to use a wired keyboard and a wired mouse and keep the laptop lid closed. I also have a external webcam. But since my laptop lid is closed what about the 2 camera requirement.

0 Kudos
Gineesh
Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer
  • 1,841 Views

There is no 2 camera requirements as per my knowledge. You should have an
external camera by which proctor can see you and the keyboard/systems !

So if you are using an external monitor yes laptop lid need to close.
(Proctor will ask you to do so before starting exam


--


-Gineesh-
0 Kudos
JS_Learning
Moderator
Moderator
  • 1,562 Views

Hi @chrishemb ,

If you read just 1 post above yours, there's a link to official document and information that there's only 1 external webcam required.

I am not sure why you are saying that there is a "2 camera requirement", that is not currently accurate.

Hope that clarifies,

PS: your setup appears to be ok, wired keyboard, wired mouse, laptop lid closed, external monitor, external webcam. That's also how I attend Remote Exams.

 

0 Kudos
Phlpp
Cadet
Cadet
  • 1,500 Views

Hi -
I'm getting an "Error 36: Rebuild USB Drive" on my Mac.
I've seen that some other user were able to make it work with an older ISO version. Where can I download the previous ISO, which is also allowed for the exam?

Thank you

0 Kudos
  • 1,463 Views

I uses MacBook Pro. I run a Compatibility Test in the Remote Exam Live Environment ISO image. But my Mac keyboard doesn't work. Mouse works. I can proceed settings page, but could not red hat account login because key board does not work.

Could you give me any advice?

0 Kudos
Gineesh
Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer
  • 1,469 Views

If I am not mistaken, MacBook (Mac OS) issues are known issues regarding
Fedora support. Did you check the guide on this issue?


*Gineesh*
linkedin.com/in/gineesh
0 Kudos
  • 1,454 Views

No, I didn't check the guide on that issue. Could you let me know that known issue?

Regards,

0 Kudos
Gineesh
Flight Engineer
Flight Engineer
  • 1,576 Views

Please check
https://www.redhat.com/en/resources/remote-exams-preparation-ebook

*Gineesh*
linkedin.com/in/gineesh
0 Kudos
  • 1,574 Views

I found following known issue. I will try other pc.

https://www.redhat.com/rhdc/managed-files/tr-remote-exams-preparation-ebook-f27382-202103-en.pdf

Are there known issues with Mac systems?
Our tests passed a Macbook Pro and Macbook Air belonging to the 2016 and 2017 series.
2018 and later series of Mac systems have been found to have compatibility issues with
several Linux distributions. These issues impact the remote exam image as well.
The issues include:
• T2 security system prevents booting from an external device by default.
• 2019 Macbook Pro keyboard and touchpad doesn’t work when booted from an
redhat.com Getting ready for your Red Hat remote exam 32
external media.
• Other internal components, such as webcam, mic, and wifi adapters are not detected
by many Linux distributions.
If your system encounters these issues, use another laptop that meets the system
requirements and passes the compatibility test.

0 Kudos
Join the discussion
You must log in to join this conversation.