Citrix Education is pleased to announce FREE beta exam 1Y1-A24 Citrix XenServer 5.6 Administration, the requirement for the Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for XenServer 5.

Registration for the beta exam closes on Monday, November 22, 2010 so visit to register now and take advantage of this limited offer. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis, so don’t delay – good luck!

Exam Preparation:
While in beta, an exam preparation guide is NOT available; however, candidates can take advantage of the preparatory technical training course CXS-202-1 Citrix XenServer 5.6 Administration. This 5-day offering consists of approximately 3-days of XenServer 5.6 and 2-days of Provisioning Services 5.6 content and labs. Students will learn the skills necessary to configure and administer XenServer 5.6, XenCenter, and Provisioning Services 5.6.

Beta Exam Results:
Beta exam scores are provided to candidates when the beta period is complete, the test results are analyzed, and a passing score is established.

Exam Feedback:
While taking the beta exam, candidates are encouraged to provide feedback. Additional feedback can be sent to Please include the beta exam number in the subject line.

Did you take the free training for XenServer 5.6?
Prior to technical training, it is recommended that students gain an overview of XenServer 5.6 through a free, online course, CXS-100-1 Citrix XenServer 5.6 Technology Overview.Through the online learning interface, students will explore the benefits, key components and the architecture of XenServer 5.6. Also covered are XenServer 5.6 features, licensing changes, use cases and best practices. Visit to register now!