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|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Red Hat Linux 9 and your certification
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Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 22:11:21 -0500
From: Ruben Safir
To: Kevin Milani
Cc: Marco Scoffier , hangout-at-nylxs.com
Subject: Re: [hangout] Red Hat Linux 9 and your certification
References: <20030325235432.GC1629-at-metm.org> <200303252201.36640.kevin-at-impact-it.net>
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On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 10:01:36PM -0500, Kevin Milani wrote:
> The Red Hat policy makes very little sense to me. Are they that hard up for
> How much could really change between two major releases? UNIX has been around
> for decades and has it really changed all that much? Having only really
> started using *nix systems in the mid 90's, I might not know what I am
> talking about...but it does seem that with UNIX once you learn the basics,
> those skills will be useful many many years from now.
> Just my .02.
> On Tuesday 25 March 2003 06:54 pm, Marco Scoffier wrote:
> > For anyone who is thinking of paying $800 for a piece of Redhat paper,
> > (which has almost gotten me a job once or twice at most).
> > Here is Redhat's policy about how long this investment will stay valid.
> > Smells so proprietary it makes me wheezy.
> > --Marco
> > ----- Forwarded message from Red Hat Certification Central
> > -----
> > X-MindSpring-Loop: scoffier-at-earthlink.net
> > From: Red Hat Certification Central
> > Reply-To: Red Hat Certification Central
> > To: Marc Scoffier
> > Subject: Red Hat Linux 9 and your certification
> > Dear Marc Scoffier:
> > Yesterday, Red Hat announced the early availability of ISOs via RHN for
> > Red Hat Linux 9, the next release. The official announcement of
> > Red Hat Linux 9 is forthcoming. News travels quickly, however, and many
> > RHCEs and RHCTs have learned that the next version is 9, not 8.1. A
> > number have expressed concerns about the effect this will have on
> > their certification.
> > Our policy has been that a certificate is considered current for two
> > major releases following the major release under which it was earned.
> > Consequently, certificate holders are concerned that the period for
> > which their certificates remain current has been shortened.
> > In order to accomodate the release of Red Hat Linux 9, the policy described
> > in the RHCE FAQ at
> > https://www.redhat.com/training/rhce/rhce_faq.html
> > will be changed to the text below.
> > Regards and best wishes,
> > Red Hat Certification Central
> > ----------
> > While evidence suggests that RHCEs who stay professionally active can
> > evolve their skills in pace with new releases of Red Hat Linux OS
> > technology, it is important for Red Hat to maintain a policy for
> > determining whether an RHCE or RHCT certificate can be considered
> > current. Thus, verification services provided for all RHCEs at
> > Certification Central
> > have always included which version a certificate was earned on, and
> > whether the certificate is considered current or no longer current.
> > The validity period for all RHCEs and RHCTs is now officially pegged to
> > the release of the Enterprise product commercially available at the time
> > certification was earned, and certification shall be current until after
> > one (1) major release of the Enterprise product. All RHCEs earned on Red
> > Hat Linux 7.3 or prior will be considered current until the release of
> > Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS/ES/WS 4. All RHCEs and RHCTs earned on Red
> > Hat Linux 8.0 or 9 will remain current until the release of Red Hat
> > Enterprise Linux 5. Validity and current status of an RHCE certificate
> > will continue to be verified at Certification Central.
> > ----- End forwarded message -----
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