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Exam Registration and Authorization
Palo Alto administers certification exams through its Learning Center. To register for an exam, learners must first create an account.
The ACE exam is unique certification exam experience in several ways. Carefully review the information below to fully understand what to expect from the ACE exam.
Time allotted for exam: Unlimited — there is no time limit for the ACE exam.
Number of questions: 50
Passing score: Palo Alto does not publish the passing score, however, learners can retake the exam as many times as necessary to achieve a passing score.
Question types: Multiple choice
Exam registration: Palo Alto Networks
Exam cost: Free
The ACE certification has no recertification requirements. However, the ACE certification changes with major revisions to the software that runs the Palo Alto Networks platform. Though the ACE is, effectively, a life-time certification, it may be outdated by more current versions of the credential.
The Next Step
The ACE certification is the first of just two certifications offered by Palo Alto Networks. Those who complete the ACE are eligible to continue on to the Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE).
Some learners may choose to diversify their certification resume by adding certifications on related training pathways from other vendors. Those learners often choose to pursue:
Simplyhired.com/ provides a helpful salary guide to help learners determine appropriate pay scales for job opportunities associated with the ACE certification. Depending on professional experience, an employee who holds the ACE certification can earn, on average, $74,000. Roles or titles for ACE certified employees include senior network engineer, senior firewall engineer, network security engineer, and more.
Palo Alto Networks Certifications
Palo Alto Networks offers just two certifications. The first, the Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) creates the foundation which the Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) certification builds upon.
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