Monthly Archives: March 2016

Juniper Releases New JN0-646 Exam for JNCIP-ENT Certification in March

Juniper Releases New JN0-646 Exam for JNCIP-ENT Certification in March  

juniper, JNCIP-ENT certification, examRecently Juniper has announced upcoming release of new the JN0-646 exam, which will become available on March 29th, 2016 and will serve as an option to obtain JNCIP-ENT (Enterprise Routing and Switching Professional) certification. The exam curriculum will be based on Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS) in regards to enterprise switching.

So starting from the end of March candidates wishing to earn JNCIP-ENT certification will require to pass either JN0-643 OR the JN0-646 exam. While the old JN0-643 exam doesn’t contain ELS topics, it still remains a valid option to become certified Juniper Enterprise Routing and Switching professional.

Overall The new JN0-646 exam aims towards skilled network professionals with in-depth knowledge in the Juniper Networks Junos OS, validating their awareness of company’s advanced routing and switching technologies, corresponding platform configurations and skills in troubleshooting. As a prerequisite JNCIP-ENT certification requires candidates to hold previous level Enterprise Routing and Switching, Specialist certification (JNCIS-ENT).

The JN0-646 is a written exam, which is administered at Pearson VUE testing centres around the world. You can register for the exam at Pearson VUE official website.  The JN0-646 exam will contain 65 multiple-choice questions and will be 120 minutes long. The exam will be valid for three years after passing, and to recertify candidates could either pass the JN0-643 or JN0-646 exam.

The JN0-646 exam objectives include topics as:

  • OSPF (concepts, operation and functionality of OSPFv2 and OSPFv3; configuration and monitoring single-area and multi-area OSPF, implementation of OSPF routing policy)
  • BGP (BGP concepts, operation and functionality, configuration, monitoring and implementation)
  • IP Multicast (IP multicast concepts, operation and functionality, configuration, monitoring and implementation)
  • Ethernet Switching and Spanning Tree (Ethernet switching and advanced spanning tree protocols concepts, operation and functionality, configuration and monitoring)
  • Layer 2 Authentication and Access Control (Layer 2 authentication and access control operation, configuration, and monitoring)
  • IP Technology Features (IP telephony deployments concepts, operation and functionality, configuration and monitoring)
  • Class of Service (CoS) (Junos CoS for Layer 2/3 networks concepts, operation and functionality, configuration and monitoring)

In more details exam objectives candidates can find here. Notice that as it is stated on the web page, the current topics might be subject to change.

As for JN0-646 exam preparation Juniper suggests to participate in Juniper prep study courses that can be taken in several locations worldwide. For the detailed courses’ information please, visit their official web pages as given below:

Advanced Junos Enterprise Routing (AJER)

Advanced Junos Enterprise Switching (AJEX)

As for additional preparation Juniper provides following study resources:

And there is also Juniper free Practice Test, which candidates can take in order to check their skills.

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New HPE Certification: HPE ATP – Network Automation V.10

network-automation, HPE Network Automation Ultimate Edition 10.x software, hpe atp network automation v 10, new exam, new examsOn 1st of March Hewlett Packard has released new professional level certification within its IT management track. The new certification is called HPE ATP – Network Automation v.10 and it evaluates candidate’s ability to apply, set-up and manage HPE Network Automation Ultimate Edition 10.x software to automate network change control and compliances processes within the network lifecycle.

Given certification is aimed towards IT professionals, particularly network administrators and engineers, working with HPE Network Automation Ultimate Edition 10.x software by administering, configuring, tracking and regulating its changes over multiple networks belonging to different vendors, and thus endorsing integration of cloud computing, data center virtualization and other advanced services. It is advised that the candidate shave at least 6 months of NA field experience and certification training, or compatible skills.

HPE ATP – Network Automation v.10 certification validates candidates’ skills in NA installation and install prerequisites, NA discover and network catalog configurations, ability to visualize dependencies and snapshots, store device info in real time. You also should perform knowledge of how to automate network changes and configuration changes, standardizing changes, enforce workflows and approvals; how to deploy compliance policies, use NA to discover disturbances in real time and initiate dynamic alerts. You also expected to be able to support your network, execute admin tasks, troubleshoot, automate assets reporting, adjust activities and provide compliance.

By earning HPE Network Automation certification you will prove your professional NA qualifications within network lifecycle automation and differentiate yourself from other professionals within the field. This certification is highly valuable by employers and opens up new horizons and opportunities in your network administration career extending your skills into change and configuration management, business critical technologies (like tracking, regulating, and automating configuration changes among globally allocated multivendor networks). By obtaining HPE network Automation certification you will become key business enabler team player within company network team, dealing with constantly changing network, new technologies, like cloud, new network services, collaborative apps and unified communications.

In order to get certified candidate should pass just one exam: HPE Network Automation 10.x Software.

This is proctored exam given in English and is 1 hour 30 minutes long. It contains 60 questions with passing score being 65%. It includes several types of questions such as matching, single and multiple-choice questions. The exam is administered at Pearson VUE testing centers, and you can schedule it online at their official website. To submit Pearson VUE registration you will have to provide your HPE Learner ID, which you can get by registering online at HPE Learning Center. You can always reschedule or cancel your exams for extra fee.

The HPE Network Automation 10.x Software exam validates candidate’s knowledge in the areas such as below:

– Network Automation Basics (28% exam composition): NA concepts and technology, knowledge of My Workspace, NA UI, adding and managing devices and device groups, users, user groups and roles.

– Discovering and Tracking (18% exam composition): Management of device configurations, configurations templates, events, notifications and diagnostics.

– Changes and Configurations (17%): Knowledge of tasks and workflows management, ACLs, software deployment

– Audit and enforcement (15%): Management of policy assurance, usage and management of command scripts and reports

– Maintenance and support (22%): Installation of NA, administration, basic troubleshooting incl., tools and procedures, support and resources, NA extension and integration.

There are no prerequisites for HPE Network Automation 10.x Software exam, however HPE recommends attending 4-day NA120 – Network Automation 10.x Essentials foundational course fully covering exam curriculum and teaching how to install, manage and troubleshoot software for all sizes of enterprises. All the information regarding the course you can find on its official website, including detailed description and registration link.

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