In this article, you can find answers or information to following questions related to PEN-210 course:
- Exam Tour
- Documentation Requirements
- How do I take the certification exam?
- How do I schedule my certification exam?
- Can I use Discord during the exam?
- Can I appeal my exam result ?
- May I request feedback on the exam?
- How many OSWPs are there? What is the pass/fail rate?
Watch this video for a quick overview on the exam process, from scheduling to submitting your exam report.
This video was current as of October 2022. As we continue to improve the Learning Library, slight modifications in the interface or functionality may appear.
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There are three network scenarios available to attack.
You will only pass the exam if you are able to complete and obtain proof.txt on two network scenarios. One of the scenarios will be mandatory to complete, more information will be provided in the exam control panel once your exam starts.
Everything that you need to retrieve the wireless keys is included in the exam system.
You will have 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete the challenge itself and a further 24 hours to send your documentation to the OffSec Challenges department.
Your exam documentation must include the wireless network keys, the commands you used to obtain them and complete commands to connect to the target Access Point to gain the proof.txt. The report must be submitted in PDF format.
You will be provided an exam VPN connectivity pack once your scheduled exam starts. You are assigned a Kali Linux machine with a card that you are to use for the attacks.
The provided Kali Linux machine should also include any dictionaries required for the attacks.
To learn how to schedule an exam, how to see the amount of time you have left before your exam attempt expires or understand how rescheduling an exam works, please visit our Important information about exam scheduling in the Learning Library article.
While you may use Discord as a resource for searching for information during the exam, under no circumstances are you permitted to seek or receive assistance from others on the platform. This includes but is not limited to, asking for help, sharing exam-related information, or discussing any aspect of the exam with others.
Learners who wish to address any concerns or seek clarification regarding their results can initiate an appeal through our Challenges Department. To initiate an appeal, please contact us via email at "challenges AT offsec DOT com"
Upon receiving your appeal, our team will conduct a diligent review of your results. We understand the significance of a timely response, and we commit to providing you with an update promptly after we have reached a final decision on the matter. Please note that we strive to complete the review process within a maximum of ten (10) business days.
Certainly! You can request an exam feedback should you have provided your exam report with us and have insufficient points. Please contact us via email at "challenges AT offsec DOT com" and we will provide you with feedback within 10 business days.
We do not release the number of people that hold our certifications or the success rate of completion for them. The exam-taking experience and perceived difficulty is different for everyone and we don't want to needlessly discourage or encourage learners with numbers based on success or failure.