Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud T3-1B and Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Essentials

Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Essentials

The Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Essentials exam is intended for system administrators who have implemented and are managing an Exalogic Elastic Cloud environment in a data center.  The exam targets a broad range of topics from fundamentals and initial machine setup to storage and network configuration.  In addition to on-the-job training, preparation can include attending Oracle University's Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Administration course.

The Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Implementation Specialist certification recognizes OPN members as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification differentiates OPN members in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise.

This certification helps the OPN member’s partner organization qualify for the Exalogic Elastic Cloud Specialization.

120 minutes
Associated Certifications:
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Certified Implementation Specialist
OPN Certified Specialist
Number of
Exam Price:
US$ 245

More on exam pricing

Passing score subject to change.
View Details
Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release X2-2/T3-1B
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
New! Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Essentials Exam Study Guide for iPad

Go to the iTunes App Store, download the latest Oracle application for iPad, locate the OPN Exam Study Guides Section on left menu bar!

Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Essentials Exam Study Guide
Oracle PartnerNetwork training
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Implementation Boot Camp
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Implementation Specialist
Oracle University Training
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Administration


Additional Information & Resources
Exam Retake Policy


Exam Topics

Exalogic Fundamentals

  • Explain major features of Exalogic
  • Describe software supported by Exalogic hardware
  • Describe components of an Exalogic rack
  • Compare available hardware packages
  • Describe WebLogic Server optimizations for Exalogic
Initial Machine Configuration
  • Use checklists and worksheets to plan an installation
  • Explain how Oracle initializes a rack based upon customer input
  • Investigate default network setup
  • Check default storage setup
  • List basic diagnostic utilities
Fusion Middleware Fundamentals
  • Describe an Exalogic configured environment
  • Describe an FMW reference topology with Exadata
  • Describe WebLogic’s domain architecture
  • Use the WebLogic node manager
  • Use WebLogic recovery services

Storage Configuration

  • List major storage appliance capabilities
  • Describe storage/server head clusters
  • Describe the primary profile configuration options
  • Perform basic administration and maintenance tasks
  • Configure appliance access services
  • Create pools, projects and shares Mount a shared file system using NFS
  • Configure persistent storage for server recovery

Network Configuration

  • Describe Exalogic’s highly available network
  • Access InfiniBand switch from the command line
  • Compare various InfiniBand communication methods
  • Describe the purpose of bonded network interfaces or IPMP groups
  • Configure the network for a compute node to support Fusion Middleware
  • Use subnets for networking
  • Describe the different types of networks in Exalogic
  • Identify and set up IPoIB and EoIB network interfaces
  • Monitor the InfiniBand fabric from the command line
  • Create and configure floating IPs, virtual network interfaces and IPMP groups
  • Create and set up Solaris zones
  • Describe WebLogic’s default network behavior

Fusion Middleware Configuration

  • Scale the deployment topology
  • Install and configure WebLogic Server on Exalogic
  • Configure a Coherence server and add it to a domain
  • Configure the web tier to proxy for a cluster
  • Configure network channels for WebLogic Server
  • Enable WebLogic Server optimizations for Exalogic

Exalogic Database Connectivity

  • Explain basic Oracle RAC concepts
  • Configure WebLogic Server RAC connectivity options with Active GridLink for RAC
  • Describe capabilities of an Active GridLink data source
  • Create an Active GridLink DataSource

Management and Monitoring

  • List the capabilities of the node manager
  • Configure a node manager for a compute node
  • Set Node Manager listen addresses
  • Describe the key features of ILOM
  • Access ILOM from the command line
  • View device status and health
  • Configure conditions that trigger alerts
  • Perform server migration
  • Set up and use Enterprise Manager Grid Control to monitor Oracle software installed on Exalogic
  • Set up and use Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center to monitor Exalogic hardware components


Oracle Certification Program Fraudulent Activity Policy
Oracle reserves the right to take action against any candidate involved in fraudulent activities, including, but not limited to, fraudulent use of vouchers, promotional codes, reselling exam discounts and vouchers, cheating on an exam, alteration of score reports, alteration of completion certificates, violation of exam retake policies or other activities deemed fraudulent by Oracle.

If Oracle determines, in its sole discretion, that fraudulent activity has taken place, it reserves the right to take action up to and including, but not limited to, decertification of a candidate's Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Certified Professional and/or OCM credentials, temporary, indefinite or permanent ban of a candidate from Oracle certification programs, notification to a candidate's employer, and notification to law enforcement agencies. Candidates found committing fraudulent activities forfeit all fees previously paid to Oracle, or to Oracle's authorized vendors, and may be required to pay additional fees for services rendered.

View the Oracle Certification Program Candidate Agreement which requires your agreement before the start of each exam.



 E-mail this page  Printer View