Salesforce Advanced Administrator 211

Certification Information

The Advanced Administrator 211 Certification is a credential developed for Salesforce professionals who have experience in designing Advanced Administrator 211 solutions on the Salesforce platform and are looking to verify their expertise. Working experience of the product is important for this certification in particular as it’s designed specifically for professionals who can architect a solution for a particular customer scenario.

Key Facts

The exam is made up of 60 multiple choice questions

105 minutes to complete

The passing score is 65%

There are no prerequisites

Cost is USD $200 and the retake fee is is USD $100 if you are unsuccessful

This information will assist you if you’re interested in becoming certified as an Advanced Administrator and includes an overview of the core topics in the exam.

There are 10 areas of knowledge that are covered by the Salesforce Advanced Administrator certification.

They are covered by the 211 Advanced Administrator training, but if you are not able to attend, then you will need to ensure you know the areas listed below well.

Objective

Weighting

Security and Access

20%

Process Automation

13%

Analytics – Reports and Dashboards

10%

Change Management

10%

Data Management

10%

Sales Cloud Applications

10%

Service Cloud Applications

10%

Extending Custom Objects and Applications

8%

Auditing and Monitoring

6%

Content Management

3%

Advanced Administrator Topic Weighting Chart

Advanced Administrator
Certification Contents

The following are the core topic areas of the Advanced Administrator certification and what you’re expected to know:

Security and Access

Security and Access is the area of knowledge that carries the largest weighting, so you should know it well. This includes record access (e.g. organisation wide sharing settings, role hierarchy, sharing rules and manual sharing) and field level security. You need to know custom profiles, permission sets and delegated administration and when it is appropriate to use each of them.


Territory management is also included in this section and is appropriate for those organisations that need to base their account record sharing on some characteristics of the account, instead of the usual owner and role hierarchy method of sharing.

Extending Custom Objects and Applications

When building custom objects, it is often the case that the object needs to be related to another standard, custom or external object. In this section you need to know the different types of relationships that can be used to extend custom objects and the considerations related to their usage. In particular, you need to know the 3 types of relationships, master-detail, many to many and lookup and the features and differences between them.

Auditing and Monitoring

​Know the 4 auditing features: setup audit trail, login history, record modification fields and field history tracking. On the monitoring side, you should know how to monitor resources (file and data storage) and monitoring scheduled and background jobs.

Sales Cloud Applications

In this area, some features specific to the sales cloud are included such as products, pricebooks, schedules and quotes. Forecasting is also included in this area.

Service Cloud Applications

Here Salesforce Knowledge, service entitlements and processes and support agent interaction features are covered.

Data Management

This covers both improving and enriching data quality, by using manual processes to encourage clean data is entered, reports and apps from the appexchange to help prevent and find duplicates, apps to extend data with external information and the possibility of using integration to enable one system to be a single source of truth and updates to other systems passed automatically.

Content Management

Salesforce content is typically used for corporate files such as sales presentations that are delivered or presented to customers. Content allows files to be organised into libraries, allows searching within content, keeps track of document versions and allows users to subscribe to particular libraries, authors, tags or individual files to receive notifications when files are added or changed.

Change Management

Change management includes the options for moving metadata e.g. configuration and apex code between environments and the best practices for using change sets.

Analytics – Reports and Dashboards

Reports and Dashboards are covered in the Administrator certification, but here questions will focus on more complex capabilities of reports and dashboards.

Process Automation

In this area, you should know the various automation tools available for a solution. These include workflow and approval processes.

To prepare successfully for the certification exam, we recommend to work through our

Advanced Administrator Study Guide and Advanced Administrator Practice Exams

Advanced Administrator
Study Guide

Every topic objective explained thoroughly.
The most efficient way to study the key concepts in the exam.



Advanced Administrator

Practice Exams

Test yourself with complete practice exams or focus on a particular topic with the topic exams. Find out if you are ready for the exam.


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