Certified Hyperledger Fabric Administrator (CHFA)

The Certified Hyperledger Fabric Administrator (CHFA) will be able to effectively build a secure Hyperledger Fabric network for commercial deployment, including the ability to install, configure, operate, manage, and troubleshoot the nodes on that network.

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Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration, hosted by The Linux Foundation, including leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and Technology.

Hyperledger offers a certification program that allows candidates to demonstrate their competence in deploying and operating a Hyperledger Fabric network through the command line.

Domains & Competencies

The purpose of the Certified Hyperledger Fabric Administrator (CHFA) certification is to provide assurance that CHFAs can effectively build a secure Hyperledger Fabric network for commercial deployment. This CHFA exam curriculum includes these general domains and their weights on the exam:

  • Application Lifecycle Management – 20%
  • Install and Configure Network – 25%
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting – 15%
  • Membership Service Provider – 20%
  • Network Maintenance and Operations – 20%

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CHFA Domains & Competencies v1.0


Application Lifecycle Management – 20%

  • Install and Instantiate chaincode package
  • Configure endorsement policy
  • Define collection policy for private data
  • Modify or upgrade chaincode

Install and Configure Network – 25%

  • Modify the world state database configuration
  • Define initial multi-org configuration policy
  • Configure Ordering service (Raft)
  • Configure Hyperledger Fabric containers
  • Define network config options (block creation options, etc)
  • Enable TLS for communication
  • Generate genesis block
  • Configure service discovery node (e.g. peer and orderer addresses)

Diagnostics and Troubleshooting – 15%

  • Query and analyse peer logs
  • Query and analyse CA logs
  • Query and analyse Orderer logs
  • Query and analyse chaincode logs

Membership Service Provider – 20%

  • Configure ACL
  • Create end user identity
  • Revoke an identity
  • Configure and start Hyperledger Fabric CA
  • Configure Hyperledger Fabric for hardware security module

Network Maintenance and Operations – 20%

  • Add a peer to existing organization
  • Create a channel
  • Add an org to a channel
  • Update channel configuration
  • Update a Hyperledger Fabric Instance

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Exam Details

This exam is an online, proctored, performance-based test that consists of a set of performance-based tasks (problems) to be solved in a command line.
Candidates have 2 hours to complete the tasks.

The exam is based on Fabric v1.4.1

Policies & Resources

Please review the Candidate Handbook and Exam Tips along with other recommended resources below.


Being a Hyperledger Fabric expert is one of the most required skills in the IT market.”  Feb 2019


It is the most valuable certification for Fabric.”  Feb 2019

At a Glance

Exam Delivery


Duration of Exam

2 Hours

Certification Valid

3 Years

Version of Software

Fabric v1.4


  • 12 Month Exam Eligibility
  • Free Exam Retake
  • PDF Certificate and Digital Badge

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