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Can attempt the CKA Certification exam after the Course?

Can attempt the CKA Certification exam after the Course? or we need any more preparation

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Looks like this course doesn’t cover some "low" level stuff, like manual installation of k8s cluster. I strongly recommend you to do famous k8s the hard way (https://github.com/kelseyhightower/kubernetes-the-hard-way) few times, it will help you a lot. On CKA curriculum (https://github.com/cncf/curriculum) you can see, that candidate must be able to "create and manage TLS certificates for cluster components" and also be able to troubleshoot control plane /node/networking failures. So you also must be able to troubleshoot systemd services, know what systemd units are, how to check it’s logs, etc. I could also recommend to practice how to setup cluster using kubeadm. IMO currently you can’t pass CKA only using this course.

No. It doesn’t cover everything required for the CKA 🙁

Kyawsoehlaing

Hope you will create lessons on 1)manual step by step installation of k8s 2)TLS certs handling step by step 3)systemd troubleshooting and logging 4)etcd backup and restore

Daniel Vaughan

Hi @nigelpoulton. How near does it get to CKAD as opposed to CKA. I understand that is an easier (but still hard) exam

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