This article supplement the previous article about the CKA exam experience. If i had to one more tip to what was alredy mentioned in this article, i would recommand that you should be executing the environment testing script available on their scheduling page before starting the exam. This checks whether all requirements are met.
In this article, i will talk about the hurdles that one encounters during the Certified Kubernetes Administrator Exam and how to get over those challenges and problems.
The CKA-Certificate the weights were divided as follows:
While I was taking my CKA I encountered some hurdle that I would like to share without so that u will be properly ready for the exam.
I still managed to finish just in time, but it would have been good to have a few minutes to check the exercises again. It could have been possible that the proctor would not connect again. In that case the problem facing would be your exam being cancelled, and you will have to schedule a new one. Hence, you should definitely consider the asking for support in this case, so it won’t count as a failed attempt.
--> To avoid this problem, you should check your internet connection before starting the exam. You should also consider using a LAN cable instead of a wireless connection, as it is more reliable. Also disable any automatic downloads while the time of the exam to avoid any potential problems.
They still worked as excepted, but it was hard to check the syntax of the command since I could not see the full entry. My proctor also didn’t know how to fix this problem, so I had to continue working with the giving status.
--> A helpful workaround would be typing your command in the notepad of the exam-environment and copy-paste it to the terminal.
--> To avoid this, you could test the focus of your camera before the exam starts.
Some useful tips