Red Hat recommends that candidates earn Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) before attempting this exam, but neither is required. An understanding of core concepts in Java Enterprise Edition is useful, but candidates do not need to be developers nor does this exam involve application development tasks.
To help you prepare, the exam objectives highlight the task areas you can expect to see covered in the exam. These objectives apply to both JBoss EAP 7.
A Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration is for system administrators or application developers whose responsibilities include the deployment, implementation, and management of JBoss EAP and its applications.
IT professionals who want to earn a credential that shows they have the skills and knowledge needed to install, configure, monitor, manage, and deploy applications to Red Hat JBoss EAP:
Exam candidates should:
Red Hat JBoss Application Administration I (JB248)
Using JBoss EAP, Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration exam candidates should be able to accomplish the tasks below without assistance. The tasks have been grouped into categories to assist your preparation.
Install and manage JBoss EAP
Configure JBoss EAP domains, hosts and servers
Configure JBoss EAP to support clustered and HA operation
Monitoring and managing JBoss EAP
Configuring Java Messaging Service
Configure JBoss Web Connectors
Configure JBoss EAP security