> > > EX407

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation Exam (EX407)

Course Description Schedule

Course Content

To help you prepare, the exam objectives highlight the task areas you can expect to see covered in the exam. Red Hat reserves the right to add, modify, and remove exam objectives. Such changes will be made public in advance.

Candidates should have the following skills and abilities:

  • Understand core components of Ansible
    • Inventories
    • Modules
    • Variables
    • Facts
    • Plays
    • Playbooks
    • Configuration files
  • Run ad-hoc Ansible commands
  • Use both static and dynamic inventories to define groups of hosts
  • Create Ansible plays and playbooks
    • Know how to work with commonly used Ansible modules
    • Use variables to retrieve the results of running a commands
    • Use conditionals to control play execution
    • Configure error handling
    • Create playbooks to configure systems to a specified state
  • Create and use templates to create customized configuration files for hosts
  • Work with Ansible variables and facts
  • Create and work with roles
  • Manage parallelism
  • Use Ansible Vault in playbooks to protect sensitive data
    • Install Ansible Tower and use it to manage systems
    • Configure role-based access controls
  • Configure external authentication

Who should attend

The following audiences may be interested in earning the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Ansible Automation:

  • System administrators who need to manage large numbers of systems
  • System administrators who work in a DevOps environment and who wish to automate a large part of their day-to-day workload
  • Developers who have some basic systems administration background and who wish to incorporate automation into their development process
  • A Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) interested in earning a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise or RHCA credential.


Candidates for this exam should:

  • Red Hat recommends that candidates for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Ansible Automation exam (EX407) have taken Automation with Ansible I (DO407) or have equivalent experience working with Ansible to configure systems.
  • Red Hat also recommends candidates have earned Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or higher or have equivalent systems administration experience.
Classroom Training

Duration 4 hours

  • Canada: CAD 540
  • Red Hat Training Units: 2 RTU
Online Training

Duration 4 hours

  • Canada: US$ 400
  • Red Hat Training Units: 2 RTU
Click on town name to book Schedule
This is an Instructor-Led Classroom course
Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
  *   This class is delivered by a partner.

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.  For enquiries please write to info@fastlaneca.com.

United States
Jul 19, 2019 Guaranteed to Run Lombard 09:00 US/Central * Enroll
Aug 2, 2019 Guaranteed to Run Irving 09:00 US/Central * Enroll
Aug 9, 2019 Munich * Enroll
Jul 19, 2019 Guaranteed to Run Paris * Enroll
Sep 6, 2019 Milan * Enroll
United Kingdom
Aug 2, 2019 London * Enroll
Sep 13, 2019 London * Enroll
Sep 20, 2019 Bristol * Enroll
Oct 4, 2019 Manchester * Enroll
Nov 1, 2019 London * Enroll