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- Subject: Certification Program
- From: jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu (Jerry McAllister)
- Date: Wed Aug 4 08:41:24 2004
> On Tuesday 03 August 2004 11:30 am, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > > Hi there,
> > >
> > > I would like to know if there is a Certification Program for FreeBSD,
> > > OpenBSD or
> > > NetBSD, like SUN's Solaris Certification Program for example.
> > >
> > > If there is, what is the procedure to make the exam(s)? I am in
> > > Salvador/Bahia/BRAZIL.
> > The short answer is no.
> > Some other people may wish to give a more comprehensive answer.
> > Anyway, the FreeBSD organization is not a company in the same sense
> > as Sun or Microsloth, etc that can set up a program to certify people
> > in its wonders. The FreeBSD organization is a group of volunteers
> > from all over the world that contribute to make the system. Although
> > there is a core group that steers the project and tries to make sure
> > additions and modifications are clean and meet standards, there is
> > nothing that specifies the official way you must use the system.
> > But, I have heard of some organizations that have undertaken to make
> > up some training for FreeBSD and for UNIX in general. It seemd even
> > like one might be in Brazil. But, I do not remember names or addresses.
> > You might do some Google searching for FreeBSD training or something
> > like that and see what you get.
> > ////jerry
> The longer answer is yes :)
> NJIT offers open source unix certification (and it's recognized/endorsed by
> the FreeBSD Foundation)
> avaiable both online and in classroom.
OK. That must be one of the third-party programs I have heard about.
I didn't know any were officially endorsed by FreeBSD.
> Tim Kellers
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