WhatsUp Gold Administrator Learning Path and Certification Exam

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This Learning Path is available for purchase on the Progress Education Community.

The WhatsUp Gold Administrator Learning Path and Certification Exam bundle includes two self-paced training courses and a certification exam.

The learning path includes the following courses and assessment exams:

  • Get Started with WhatsUp Gold Administration
  • Intermediate WhatsUp Gold Administration

This bundle also includes an instance of the WhatsUp Gold Administrator Certification Exam.


WhatsUp Gold Administrators


Equivalent to 16 hours of learning and up to two hours of exam time

Product Version

WhatsUp Gold 23.0

What You Will Learn

In this learning path, WhatsUp Gold administrators begin with introductory material related to network discovery, and continue to learn how to customize WhatsUp Gold to monitor a large network. 

You will learn how to:

  • Apply credentials and discover devices on your network.
  • Add monitors for your devices.
  • Create email notifications in response to network events.
  • Use dashboards to visualize your network and produce reports.
  • Add users to WhatsUp Gold.
  • Integrate WhatsUp Gold with LDAP, AD, or OpenID Connect for user management.
  • Create and apply custom monitors and device roles.
  • Configure advanced actions and alerts to self-heal devices and prevent outages.
  • Deploy Scalability Pollers to increase performance.
  • Use WhatsUp Gold Tools and REST API to gain more control over your monitored network and data.

You can practice the concepts taught in each course with hands-on exercises, complete with step-by-step guidance. Assess your knowledge with in-course Check Your Understanding questions. You can also demonstrate your skills with assessment exams for each course. 

Once you have mastered the competencies required of a WhatsUp Gold Administrator, you can earn your WhatsUp Gold Administrator certification by passing the WhatsUp Gold Administrator certification exam.

About the Certification

  • The exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions.
  • The exam is graded automatically with 75% being the passing grade.
  • Once you start the exam, you will have 2 hours to complete it.
  • Once started, the exam cannot be paused and continued at a later stage.
  • If you do not pass the exam, you can retake the exam again after a two-week waiting period.
  • You can attempt the exam five times in a 12-month period. 

The certification is valid for two years, after which a re-certification is required. An official certificate and a “WhatsUp Gold Administrator” logo acknowledging your expertise will be automatically made available for you upon successfully passing the certification.


Before you begin the learning path, you should meet the following prerequisites:

  • You must have WhatsUp Gold installed on your network.
  • Have a network of devices with known IP addresses and credentials. 

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