Resources Allowed: All LF Certification Programs

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) & Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE)

The following tools and resources are allowed during the Exam as long as they are used by Candidate to work independently on exam tasks (i.e. not used for 3rd party assistance or research) and are accessed from within the Linux server terminal on which the Exam is delivered (resources that cannot be accessed from within the terminal are not allowed):

  • Man pages

  • Documents installed by the distribution (i.e. /usr/share and its subdirectories)

  • Packages that are part of the distribution (may also be installed by Candidate if not available by default)

Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) & Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

The following tools and resources are allowed during the exam as long as they are used by candidates to work independently on exam tasks (i.e. not used for 3rd party assistance or research) and are accessed from within the Linux server terminal on which the Exam is delivered.

During the exam, candidates may:

  • review the Exam content instructions that are presented in the command line terminal.

  • type “man lf_exam” in the command line to view instructions again at any time during the Exam

  • review Documents installed by the distribution (i.e. /usr/share and its subdirectories)

  • use their Chrome or Chromium browser to open one additional tab in order to access assets at: https://kubernetes.io/docs/, https://github.com/kubernetes/, https://kubernetes.io/blog/ and their subdomains. This includes all available language translations of these pages (e.g. https://kubernetes.io/zh/docs/)

No other tabs may be opened and no other sites may be navigated to (including https://discuss.kubernetes.io/).

The allowed sites above may contain links that point to external sites. It is the responsibility of the candidate not to click on any links that cause them to navigate to a domain that is not allowed.

Cloud Foundry Certified Developer (CFCD)

The following tools and resources are allowed during the exam as long as they are used by candidates to work independently on exam tasks (i.e. not used for 3rd party assistance or research) and are accessed from within the Linux server terminal on which the Exam is delivered.

During the exam, candidates may only use their Chrome or Chromium browser to open one additional tab in order to:

(a) access the following assets for reference during the exam:

(b) access applications in the following domains deployed during the exam as part of completing performance based items:

No other tabs may be opened and no other sites may be navigated to. The allowed site above may contain links that point to external sites. It is the responsibility of the candidate not to click on any links that cause them to navigate to a domain that is not allowed

The allowed sites above may contain links that point to external sites.

It is the responsibility of the candidate not to click on any links that cause them to navigate to a domain that is not allowed.

All other resources not in the list above are **prohibited**. If you open any other site (including a Google search), or if you open more than one additional browser tab, your exam will be terminated by the proctor. For this reason, we recommend you ensure you are comfortable searching docs.cloudfoundry.org.

Certified Hyperledger Fabric Administrator (CHFA)

The following tools and resources are allowed during the exam as long as they are used by candidates to work independently on exam tasks (i.e. not used for 3rd party assistance or research) and are accessed from within the Linux server terminal on which the Exam is delivered. During the exam, candidates may:

The allowed site above may contain links that point to external sites. It is the responsibility of the candidate not to click on any links that cause them to navigate to a domain that is not allowed.

Certified Hyperledger Sawtooth Administrator (CHSA)

The following tools and resources are allowed during the exam as long as they are used by candidates to work independently on exam tasks (i.e. not used for 3rd party assistance or research) and are accessed from within the Linux server terminal on which the Exam is delivered. During the exam, candidates may

  • review the Exam content instructions that are presented in the command line terminal.

  • type “man lf_exam” in the command line to view instructions again at any time during the Exam.

  • use their Chrome or Chromium browser to open one additional tab in order to access assets at https://sawtooth.hyperledger.org/docs/core/releases/1.0.5/ and its subdomains. No other tabs may be opened and no other sites may be navigated to.

The allowed site above may contain links that point to external sites. It is the responsibility of the candidate not to click on any links that cause them to navigate to a domain that is not allowed.

Certified Hyperledger Fabric Developer (CHFD)

The following tools and resources are allowed during the exam as long as they are used by candidates to work independently on exam tasks (i.e. not used for 3rd party assistance or research) and are accessed from within the Linux server terminal on which the Exam is delivered.

During the exam, candidates may

only use their Chrome or Chromium browser to open one additional tab in order to access technical documentation related to:

  • Hyperledger Fabric

  • Node.js/JavaScript

  • Java

  • GoLang

Note that the following sites are explicitly prohibited and accessing these sites will lead to immediate termination of the exam without warning.

  • Stack Overflow (stackoverflow.com)

  • Stack Exchange (stackexchange.com)

  • Server Fault (serverfault.com)

  • Super User (superuser.com)

Other similar discussion forum sites may also lead to immediate termination of the exam.

OpenJS Node.js Application Developer (JSNAD) & OpenJS Node.js Services Developer (JSNSD)

The following tools and resources are allowed during the exam as long as they are used by candidates to work independently on exam tasks (i.e. not used for 3rd party assistance or research) and are accessed from within the Linux server terminal on which the Exam is delivered.

During the exam:

  • Candidates may only use the browser within the VM to open one additional tab in order to access Node.js or JavaScript documentation and the documentation of any Node.js ecosystem modules used.

Stack Overflow (www.stackoverflow.com), Stack Exchange (www.stackexchange.com), Server Fault (www.serverfault.com) or Super User (www.superuser.com) will not be accessible to the candidate during the exam.

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