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Cisco has redesigned its Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification to reflect new skills required of security, voice, and wireless experts. In addition to the curriculum changes for its associate-level CCNA certification, Cisco also has rebranded the certification to “CCNA Routing and Switching.”
In addition to Routing and Switching, new CCNA designations in the upgraded certification program also include CCNA Voice, CCNA Security, CCNA Wireless, CCNA SP Operations and CCDA. The updates include comprehensive troubleshooting, technologies such as IPv6, and updated software on Cisco routers and switches.
The new exams and training will be available starting March 26, 2013.
Beginning October 1, 2013, the 640-816 ICND2 exam will be replaced by 200-101 ICND2 , the 640-822 ICND1 by 100-101 ICND1, and the 640-802 CCNA exam will be replaced by 200-120 CCNA. For more details, see:
Q. What is the CISCO 640-460 exam?
A. CISCO 640-460 EXAM certifies you with CCNA Voice certificate. This exam confirms basic IP telephony installation, configuration, and maintenance skills by testing a candidate’s knowledge of implementing and configuring small- to medium sized IP Telephony solutions using Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express, Cisco Unity Express, and the UC500 Smart Business Communications System solutions.
Q. What are the prerequisites for the CISCO 640-460 exam?
A. You need to have CCNA or any CCIE certification before preparing for this exam.
Q. What credit does the CCNA voice exam provide?
A. By achieving the CCNA Voice certification, you get ready for new career opportunities in voice networking. Passing the CCNA Voice Exam is an important step toward achieving the Cisco CCVP and other professional-level Cisco certifications.
Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. 640-460 provides the CCNA Voice certificate. By this you are known as a Voice Technologies Administrator, Voice Engineer, and Voice Manager.
Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. There are 55 to 70 questions related to Installation, configuration, and maintenance of small to medium size IP telephonic communication are asked in this paper.
Describe how a network works
- A successful PINGing of a host exhibits the connectivity through layers 1, 2, and 3 of an OSI network model.
- Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and Telnet are application layer protocols of the Internet protocol (IP) suite.
- Cable modem is used to connect a CATV cable to a computer/router through an Ethernet interface.
- A Wireless Access Point (WAP) is used to connect wireless hosts to a wired LAN.
- The Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-LX) standard supports a maximum cable length of 5000 meters.
- The 1000Base-LX/SX Ethernet types use fiber cables.
- The Session layer of the OSI model manages communication between communication entities in a network.
- The Session layer of the OSI model provides dialog management and assists the upper layers in connecting to services on the network.
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- 640-802 CCNA: ICND1 and ICND 2
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- 640-816 â€“ CCNA: ICND2
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- 640-822 CCNA: ICND1
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Either choose 640-802 as a single exam option or both the 640-816 and 640-822 to become the CCNA certified.
Q. What is the pre-requisite for taking the Cisco 640-822 exam?
A. The ICND2 (640-816) exam is one of the two exams for achieving the CCNA certification.
The 640-816 exam tests your ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network. In order to pass this exam, you will have to cover the following topics:
- VLSM and IPv6 addressing
- Extending switched networks with VLANs
- Configuring, verifying and troubleshooting VLANs
- The VTP, RSTP, OSPF and EIGRP protocols
- determining IP routes
- Managing IP traffic with access lists
- NAT and DHCP
- establishing point-to- point connections
Q. What is the pre-requisite for taking the test Cisco 640-822?
A. The ICND1 (640-822) exam is the only requirement for achieving the latest entry-level CCENT certification from Cisco. It is also one of the two exams for achieving the CCNA certification. You now have to pass exams 640-822 and 640-816 if you opt for the two exams for your CCNA certification. The exam tests your ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network. There are no specific prerequisites for the ICND1 (640-822) test, and it is appropriate for you if you have knowledge in networking fundamentals, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, the TCP/IP and OSI models, IP addressing, WAN technologies, implementing NAT and DHCP,
The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) is a new entry-level certification from Cisco that certifies the skills of entry level networking professionals in installing, operating, and troubleshooting small enterprise branch networks, including basic networking security implementation. The CCENT certification can help you achieve the more advanced CCNA certification, which is a requirement for expert level certifications such as CCNP and CCIE.
What are the job roles for CCENT certified professionals?
The job roles for CCENT Certified Professionals typically include: Network administrator, System Analyst, and Network Support Professional.
What are the requirements for becoming CCENT?
There is no specific requirement for the CCENT certification.
It is targeted towards IT professionals with experience in network administration and support. There are no prerequisites for this certification. You have to take just one exam (640-822 ICND1) to achieve the CCENT credential.
What are the benefits of having the CCENT certification?
The CCENT certification validates your skills in installing and managing small enterprise networks. Professional having the CCENT certification can get appropriate jobs easily, as they get the recognition of their skills by Cisco, the leader in networking technologies. This certification is the first step toward achieving the more advanced CCNA certification. CCENT certified professionals get more salary and preference in promotions.
How does this certification help employers?
It helps employers in hiring the right candidates for their organization. Hiring job candidates with CCENT credentials assures employers that they are employing qualified professionals with proven proficiency in Cisco products and technologies.
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Cisco has announced changes to the CCNA certification and exams in June 2007. Before these changes are announced, the first entry-level Cisco certification was Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. In 2003, Cisco continued with a single certification (CCNA) but offered two certification options; a single exam option and a two-exam option.
Cisco has created a new entry-level certification named Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and has introduced the ICND1 (640-822), ICND2 (640-816), and CCNA (640-802) exams. The 640-802 exam is a single exam option for becoming a CCNA. You can also opt for the ICND1 and ICND2 exams to be certified as a CCNA. However, the ICND1 exam can be taken to achieve the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT). Continue reading