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CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional

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Prerequisites

  • CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate

Tests

Routing   (one is required)
  • 642-801 - Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks Exam (BSCI)
  • 640-901 - Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks Exam (BSCI) (Obsolete)
Switching   (one is required)
  • 642-811 - Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Exam (BCMSN)
  • 640-604 - Switching Exam (SWTCH) (Obsolete)
Remote Access   (one is required)
  • 642-821 - Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN)
  • 640-605 - Remote Access Exam (RMTAC) (Obsolete)
Support   (one is required)
  • 642-831 - Cisco Internet Troubleshooting Support Exam (CIT)
  • 640-606 - Support Exam (SUPRT) (Obsolete)
Routing and Switching Composite Alternative   (all are required)
Instead of separate routing and swithing exams, it is possible to earn CCNP by taking a composite exam along with the remote access and support exams.
  • 642-891 - Composite Exam
  • 642-821 - Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN)
  • 642-831 - Cisco Internet Troubleshooting Support Exam (CIT)
Foundations Composite Alternative   (all are required)
Instead of separate routing, switching, and remote access exams it is possible to earn CCNP by taking the Foundations exam along with the support exam.
  • 640-841 - Foundations Exam (FNDN)
  • 642-831 - Cisco Internet Troubleshooting Support Exam (CIT)
Recertification   (all are required)
Every three years a CCNP must recertify by taking one exam.

Primary Materials

Title: CCNP Study Guide Kit, 3rd Edition (642-801, 642-811, 642-821, 642-831)
Publisher: Sybex    Date: December 2003
Media: Book/CD-ROM
Authors: Lammle, Todd
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 642-801, 642-811, 642-821, 642-831
Title: CCNP Study Guide Kit (2nd Edition)
Publisher: Sybex    Date: November 2002
Media: Book/CD-ROM
Authors: Lammle, Todd (Editor)
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 640-604, 640-605, 640-606, 640-901
Title: Cisco CCNP Certification Library (4 Book Box Set)
Publisher: Cisco Press    Date: May 2001
Media: Book
Authors: Boyles, Tim; Cisco Systems; Gough, Clare; Hucaby, David
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 640-604, 640-605, 640-606, 640-901

Supplemental Materials

Title: CCNP Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack (CCNP Self-Study)
Publisher: Cisco Press    Date: September 2003
Media: Book/CD-ROM
Authors: Donohue, Denise; Sammut, Tim; Stewart, Brent
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 642-801, 642-811, 642-821, 642-831
Title: CCNP Virtual Lab (2nd Edition)
Publisher: Sybex    Date: February 2003
Media: CD-ROM
Authors: Lammle, Todd; Tedder, William
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 640-604, 640-605, 640-606, 640-901
Title: CCNP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons    Date: January 2003
Media: Book/CD-ROM
Authors: DiMarzio, J. F.
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 640-604, 640-605, 640-606, 640-901
Title: CCNP Virtual Lab E-Trainer
Publisher: Sybex    Date: September 2001
Media: CD-ROM
Authors: Lammle, Todd; Tedder, William
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 640-604, 640-605, 640-606, 640-901
Title: CCNP: Cisco Certified Network Professional Exam Notes
Publisher: Sybex    Date: June 2001
Media: Book/CD-ROM
Authors: Lammle, Todd
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 640-604, 640-605, 640-606, 640-901
Title: Cisco CCNP Preparation Library (2nd Edition)
Publisher: Cisco Press    Date: November 2000
Media: Book
Authors: Chappell, Laura; Paquet, Catherine; Teare, Diane; Webb, Karen
Certifications: CCNP
Tests: 640-604, 640-605, 640-606, 640-901

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