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640-692 RSTECH


Exam Number 640-692 RSTECH
Associated Certifications CCT Routing & Switching
Duration 90 minutes (60-70 questions)
Available Languages English
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The 640-692 RSTECH is the exam associated with CCT Routing and Switching certification. Cisco CCT Routing & Switching certification focuses on the skills required for onsite support and maintenance of Cisco routers, switches, and operating environments. Technicians in this area must be able to identify Cisco router and switch models, accessories, cabling, and interfaces; understand the Cisco IOS Software operating modes and identify commonly found software; and be able to use the Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI) to connect and service products. Achieving CCT Routing & Switching certification is considered the best foundation for supporting other Cisco devices and systems.

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  • 27%     1.0   Identify Cisco Equipment and Related Hardware

      • 1.1   Identify the interfaces on Cisco equipment including the Cisco
                Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3560, 3750 and 2975 & 2960 Series switches
                and Cisco 2800, 2900, 3800, 3900, 7200, 7300, 7600 Series
                Integrated Service routers.
      • 1.2   Identify the cabling on Cisco equipment
      • 1.3   Identify Cisco products by logo marking and model number
                (including, but not limited to, locations on chassis, line card, module,
                or adapter)
      • 1.4   Identify and locate the serial number of Cisco products (including, but
                not limited to, locations on chassis, line card, module, or adapter)
      • 1.5   Identify and describe the commonly used components
      • 1.6   Describe the hardware memory common terms and use in Cisco
                routers and switches
  • 27%     2.0   Describe Cisco IOS Software Operation

      • 2.1   Describe the different operating modes for Cisco CatOS / IOS
      • 2.2   Navigate between the different operating modes listed
      • 2.3   Determine the current mode of the device
      • 2.4   Copy and paste a configuration file from / to a router or switch
      • 2.5   Know how to use and interpret the basic Cisco IOS Software
      • 2.6   Describe where to find the configuration register parameter and how
                to change it
      • 2.7   Identify a configuration file from a Cisco device
      • 2.8   Perform software upgrade or downgrade using TFTP, xmodem,
                tftpdnld, flash memory, memory card reader, or USB
      • 2.9   Perform password recovery on a Cisco device
  • 27%     3.0   General Networking Knowledge

      • 3.1   Describe in general terms the basic functionality and key differences
                for the following hardware: LAN switch, router, modem, and Wireless
                Access Points
      • 3.2   Describe what an IP address and subnet is
      • 3.2   Differentiate between these Layer 2 technologies: Ethernet, Fast
                Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Serial, ATM, ISDN, DSL, Optical, and so on
      • 3.2   Describe what FTP does
      • 3.2   Describe what TFTP does
      • 3.2   Describe what a CSU/DSU does (such as, loop back processes, and
                so on)
      • 3.2   Describe Telco termination point (such as, demarc, and so on)
      • 3.2   Describe what Telnet and SSH does
      • 3.2   Describe what ping does
      • 3.2   Use the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to
                explain how data flows in a network
      • 3.2   Identify and correct common network problems at Layers 1 and 2
  • 23%     4.0   Service-related Knowledge

      • 4.1   Locate and use a text editor (such as, Notepad)
      • 4.2   Locate and use Terminal Emulation
      • 4.3   Locate and use the Window command prompt
      • 4.4   Configure networks settings for Ethernet port on laptop (IP address,
                subnet mask and default gateway) and establish a connection with
                Ethernet ports on Cisco equipment
      • 4.5   Make a physical connection from laptop to Cisco console port
      • 4.6   Make a physical Ethernet connection from laptop to Cisco device
                Ethernet port using correct cable
      • 4.7   Use modem to connect to Cisco console port and phone line
      • 4.8   Configure the correct DIP switch settings on the modem (or other
                appropriate settings)
      • 4.9   Identify the different loop-back plugs
      • 4.10   Identify null modem cable and application
      • 4.11   Configure and use TFTP server (such as, TFTP d32)
      • 4.12   Use the hardware tools needed for repair
  • The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

    Courses listed are offered by Cisco Learning Partners-the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the List of Learning Partners for a Cisco Learning Partner nearest you

    A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, directly from Cisco Press.

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