What is CCNP and How to prepare the CCNP exam? (Part One)


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What is CCNP and How to prepare the CCNP exam? (Part three)

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1. What is CCNP? Cisco Certified Top Technician Qualification

2. CCNP exam

2.1 CCNP eight tracks 
2.2 Which exams should be taken to be certified? 
2.3 Preconditions for taking the exam 
2.4 Question format

3.CCNP Routing and Switching

3.1 Exam range 
3.2 Exam time and number of questions 
3.3 Recommended training 
3.4 Required skills

4.CCNP Security

4.1 Exam scope 
4.2 Exam time and questions 
4.3 Recommended training 
4.4 Required skills

5.CCNP Collaboration

5.1 Exam scope 
5.2 Exam time and questions 
5.3 Recommended training 
5.4 Required skills

6.CCNP Data Center

6.1 Exam scope 
6.2 Exam time and questions 
6.3 Recommended training 
6.4 Required skills

7.CCNP Wireless

7.1 Exam scope 
7.2 Exam time and questions 
7.3 Recommended training 
7.4 Required skills

8.CCNP Service Provider

8.1 Test range 
8.2 Test time and questions 
8.3 Recommended training 
8.4 Required skills

9.CCNP Cloud

9.1 Exam scope 
9.2 Exam time and questions 
9.3 Recommended training 
9.4 Required skills

10. How difficult the CCNP exam?

10.1 “Level 3” in IT skill standards 
10.2 Difficulty comparison

11 CCNP passing score and passing rate is 10-20%

11.1 Passing score 
11.2 Passing rate 

12. CCNP exam fee

12.1 Exam Fees by Course 
12.2 Has Exam Fee Increased?

13 CCNP exam schedule

13.1 Reservation method and application period 
13.2 Using Pearson VUE online 
13.3 Test venue 
13.4 Flow on the day of the 
exam 13.5 Things to bring on the day of the 
exam 13.6 Retake policy

14. CCNP renewal expiration date and exam subjects

14.1 How long is the renewal period from the date of acquisition? 
14.2 What courses should I choose for renewal of qualifications?

1. What is CCNP? Cisco Certified Top Technician Qualification

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) is a qualification that certifies professional-level engineers among the five grades of Cisco engineer certification provided by Cisco Systems.

It is positioned as a high-level qualification of CCNA, which is the most famous qualification among network engineers, and is proven to have the technology to install, operate and maintain large-scale networks.

 

 

2. CCNP exams

2.1 CCNP eight tracks

CCNP exam is divided into 8 types. Choose an exam course that specializes in your field of interest.

-CCNP Routing and Switching: Routing & Switching 
-CCNP Security: Security 
-CCNP Collaboration: Collaboration 
-CCNP Data Center: Data Center 
-CCNP Wireless: Wireless 
-CCNP Service Provider: Service Provider 
-CCNP Cloud: Cloud 
-CCDP: Design

 

2.2 Which exams are taken to be certified

Depending on the course you take, the qualifications will vary, and each course must pass multiple subjects.

If you pass all courses within 3 years after passing one course, you will be certified as CCNP. After three years, the subject will be deemed to have expired, and you will have to retake the exam to receive CCNP certification.

Of the eight courses, “CCNP Routing and Switching,” which requires the knowledge of routing and switching, which is the foundation of network technology, also popular among examinees.

No.

course

Qualification name

Number of subjects

Exam number

1

Routing & switching

CCNP Routing and Switching

3 subjects

300-101 ROUTE
300-115 SWITCH
300-135 TSHOOT

2

Security

CCNP Security

4 subjects

300-208 SISAS 
300-206 SENSS 
300-209 SIMOS 
300-210 SITCS

3

collaboration

CCNP Collaboration

4 subjects

300-070 CIPTV1
300-075 CIPTV2
300-080 CTCOLLAB
300-085 CAPPS

4

Data center

CCNP Data Center

4 subjects

300-175 DCUCI 
300-165 DCII 
300-170 DCVAI 
300-160 DCID or 300-180 DCIT

5

wireless

CCNP Wireless

4 subjects

300-360 WIDESIGN
300-365 WIDEPLOY
300-370 WITSHOOT
300-375 WISECURE

6

Service provider

CCNP Service Provider

4 subjects

642-883 SPROUTE
642-885 SPADVROUTE
642-887 SPCORE
642-889 SPEDGE

7

Cloud

CCNP Cloud

4 subjects

300-460 CLDINF
300-465 CLDDES
300-470 CLDAUT
300-475 CLDACI

8

design

CCDP

1 subject     

               300-101 ROUTE
               300-115 SWITCH
               300-320 ARCH

 

2.3 Preconditions for taking the exam

CCNP has prerequisites for taking the exam.

If you do not have a CCNA or have expired, you must first take the exams in order from CCNA. CCIE is a higher qualification of CCNP.

No.

course

Prerequisites ※

Qualification name

1

Routing & switching

CCNA Routing and Switching

CCNP Routing and Switching

2

Security

CCNA Security

CCNP Security

3

collaboration

CCNA Collaboration

CCNP Collaboration

4

Data center

CCNA Data Center

CCNP Data Center

5

wireless

CCNA Wireless

CCNP Wireless

6

Service provider

CCNA Service Provider or CCIP

CCNP Service Provider

7

Cloud

CCNA Cloud

CCNP Cloud

8

design

CCDA and CCNA Routing and Switching

CCDP

* Or have obtained any CCIE

 

2.4 Form of the question

All CCNP tests are performed on a computer, and the problem is displayed and answered on the monitor. There are the following questions.

・ Choice 

・ multiple choice 
・ Drag and drop questions ・
Place correct items from the choices in the answer area by dragging and dropping   

・experiment question

 

 

 

3.CCNP Routing and Switching

As a network engineer, basic knowledge of routing and switching is essential. 
To qualify for the CCNP Routing and Switching course, you must pass all three of the following exams: There is no order for taking the exams, and you can take the exams from your favorite subjects, but in general there are many people who take the exams in ROUTE → SWITCH → TSHOOT or SWITCH → ROUTE → TSHOOT. 
TSHOOT is a troubleshooting test that integrates your knowledge of ROUTE and SWITCH, so it is recommended that you take the exam last.

Exam number

Test range

Recommend Practice Tests

300-101 ROUTE

1. Network basics 
2. Layer 2 technology 
3. Layer 3 technology 
4. VPN technology 
5. Infrastructure security 
6. Infrastructure services

SPOTO CCNP 300-101 Practice Test

300-115 SWITCH

1. Layer 2 technology 
2. Infrastructure security 
3. Infrastructure services

SPOTO CCNP 300-115 Practice Test

300-135 TSHOOT

1. Network basics 
2. Layer 2 technology 
3. Layer 3 technology 
4. VPN technology 
5. Infrastructure security 
6. Infrastructure services

SPOTO CCNP 300-135 Practice Test

3.1 Test range

The test scope and language of the three tests are as follows.

 

3.2 Test time and number of questions

Exam time and number of questions are as follows.

Exam number

test time

Number of questions

SPOTO Dump

300-101 ROUTE

120 points

50 to 60 questions

How Many Question?

300-115 SWITCH

120 points

30~40 questions

How Many Question?

300-135 TSHOOT

120 points

15~25 questions

How Many Question?

 

3.3 Recommended training

The official website recommends a Cisco Certified Learning Partner education program (group training).

CCNP Routing and Switching offers the following training: Detailed contents of the training are available in the “Details” below.

Exam number

Training name

Duration

300-101 ROUTE

Implementing Cisco IP Routing(ROUTE)v2.0

7 Days

300-115 SWITCH

Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks(SWITCH)v2.0

7 Days

300-135 TSHOOT

Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks(TSHOOT)v2.0

7 Days

3.4 Required skills

CCNP Routing and Switching certification requires basic knowledge of the network and skills for routing, switching, and troubleshooting Cisco equipment, and is suitable for engineers with more than 3 years of work experience. The Detailed contents are available on the following official website.

・300-101 ROUTE:Implementing Cisco IP Routing
・300-115 SWITCH:Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks
・300-135 TSHOOT:Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks v2

 

 

4.CCNP Security

With the advancement of IT and the development of the Internet, the importance of security is also increasing. To qualify for the CCNP Security course, you must pass all four of the following exams:

4.1 Test range

The test scope and language of the four tests are as follows.

Exam number

Test range

Recommend Practice Tests

300-208 SISAS

1. Identity management / secure access 
2. Threat protection 
3. Troubleshooting tools, monitoring tools and reporting tools 
4. Threat protection architecture 
5. Identity management, architecture design certification

SPOTO CCNP 300-208 Practice Test

300-206 SENSS

1. Threat protection 
2. Secure management of Cisco security devices using GUI and CLI 
3. Management services on Cisco devices 
4. Troubleshooting tools, monitoring tools and reporting tools 
5. Architecture for threat protection 
6. Security Components and considerations

SPOTO CCNP 300-206 Practice Test

300-209 SIMOS

1. Secure communication 
2. Troubleshooting tools, monitoring tools and reporting tools 
3. Secure communication architecture

SPOTO CCNP 300-209 Practice Test

300-210 SITCS

1. Content Security 
2. Network Threat Protection 
3. Cisco Firepower Next Generation IPS (NGIPS) 
4 Security Architecture 
5. Troubleshooting Tools, Monitoring Tools, and Reporting Tools

SPOTO CCNP 300-210 Practice Test


 

4.2 Exam time and number of questions

Exam time and number of questions are as follows.

Exam number

test time

Number of questions

SPOTO Dump

300-208 SISAS

90 points

65~75 questions

How Many Question?

300-206 SENSS

90 points

65~75 questions

How Many Question?

300-209 SIMOS

90 points

65~75 questions

How Many Question?

300-210 SITCS

90 points

65~75 questions

How Many Question?

 

4.3 Recommended training

The official website recommends a Cisco Certified Learning Partner education program (group training). CCNP Security offers the following training: Detailed contents of the training are available in the “Details” below.

Exam number

Training name

Duration

300-208 SISAS

Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions(SISAS)1.0

7 Days

300-206 SENSS

Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions(SENSS)1.0

7 Days

300-209 SIMOS

Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions(SIMOS)1.0

7 Days

300-210 SITCS

Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions(SITCS)1.5

7 Days

 

4.4 Required skills

CCNP Security certification requires 3-5 years of practical experience, including knowledge of security of network devices such as routers and switches, and the introduction, support, and troubleshooting of network environments such as firewalls and VPNs. It is desirable to have. Detailed contents are available on the following official website.

・SISAS(300-208):Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions
・SENSS(300-206):Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions
・SIMOS(300-209):Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions
・SITCS(300-210):Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions

 

5.CCNP Collaboration

By integrating various communication tools such as telephone, e-mail, and video conferencing to realize seamless collaboration, costs can be reduced, and productivity can be improved.

To receive CCNP Collaboration certification, you must pass all four of the following exams:

5.1 Test range

The test scope and language of the four tests are as follows.

Exam number

Test range

Recommend Practice Tests

300-070 CIPTV1

1. Dial plan 
2. Basic call behavior and component descriptions
3. IOS gateway configuration 
4. Conference device configuration 5. 
QoS model 
6. Cisco Unified Communications Manager support on cluster call description and configuration 
7. Media resources settings of

SPOTO CCNP 300-070 Practice Test

300-075 CIPTV2

1.VCS Control 
2. Collaboration edge (VCS Expressway) 
3. CUCM video Service Parameter Settings 
4. the implementation described redundancy centralized call processing 
information and configuration of the multi-site dial plan Unified Communications Manager

5. Cisco 
6. Call Implementation of control detection / ILS7.Implementation of 
video mobility function 
8. Implementation of bandwidth management and call admission control in CUCM

SPOTO CCNP 300-075 Practice Test

300-080 CTCOLLAB

1. Troubleshoot registration 
2. Troubleshoot call setup 
3. Troubleshoot call control detection and ILS 
4. Troubleshoot application 
5. Troubleshoot media resources 
6. Troubleshoot call quality 
7. Video conferencing architecture troubleshooting trouble shooting

SPOTO CCNP 300-080 Practice Test

300-085 CAPPS

1.TMS 
2. provisioning (TMS) 
3. Cisco Jabber 
4. Cisco Unity Connection setting of the 
Cisco Unity Express using the 5.GUI set of 
implementation of 6.IM and Presence solutions

SPOTO CCNP 300-085 Practice Test

5.2 Exam time and number of questions

Exam time and number of questions are as follows.

Exam number

test time

Number of questions

SPOTO Dumps

300-070 CIPTV1

75 points

55~65 questions

How Many Question?

300-075 CIPTV2

75 points

50 to 60 questions

How Many Question?

300-080 CTCOLLAB

75 points

55~65 questions

How Many Question?

300-085 CAPPS

75 points

55~65 questions

How Many Question?

 

5.3 Recommended training

The official website recommends a Cisco Certified Learning Partner education program (group training). CCNP Collaboration offers the following training. Details of the training are available on the “Cisco Certified Course Schedule” below.

 

Exam number

Training name

Duration

300-070 CIPTV1

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1 v1.0

7 Days

300-075 CIPTV2

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2 v1.0

7 Days

300-080 CTCOLLAB

Troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony & Video (CTCOLLAB) v1.0

7 Days

300-085 CAPPS

Implementing Cisco Collaboration Application v1.0

7 Days

 

5.4 Required skills

Advanced collaboration skills in the design, deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting of Cisco collaboration and unified communications applications, devices, and networks are required. Detailed contents are available on the following official website.

・CIPTV1(300-070):Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1 v1.0
・CIPTV2(300-075):Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2 v1.0
・CTCOLLAB(300-080):Troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony & Video v1.0
・CAPPS(300-085):Implementing Cisco Collaboration Application v1.0

 

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