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642-832 TSHOOT

Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks

Exam Number 642-832 TSHOOT
Last day to test January 29, 2015
Associated Certifications CCNP Routing and Switching
Duration 135 minutes (35-40 questions)
Available Languages English
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. Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT 642-832) is a qualifying exam for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP, certification. The exam will certify that the successful candidate has important knowledge and skills necessary to (1) plan and perform regular maintenance on complex enterprise routed and switched networks and (2) use technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL-compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting.

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.

  • 6%     1.0   Maintain and Monitor Network Performance

      • 1.1   Develop a plan to monitor and manage a network
      • 1.2   Perform network monitoring using IOS tools
      • 1.3   Perform routine IOS device maintenance
      • 1.4   Isolate sub-optimal internetwork operation at the correctly
                defined OSI Model layer
  • 94%     2.0   Troubleshoot Multi Protocol System Networks

      • 2.1   Troubleshoot EIGRP
      • 2.2   Troubleshoot OSPF
      • 2.3   Troubleshoot eBGP
      • 2.4   Troubleshoot routing redistribution solution
      • 2.5   Troubleshoot a DHCP client and server solution
      • 2.6   Troubleshoot NAT
      • 2.7   Troubleshoot first hop redundancy protocols
      • 2.8   Troubleshoot IPv6 routing
      • 2.9   Troubleshoot IPv6 and IPv4 interoperability
      • 2.10   Troubleshoot switch-to-switch connectivity for the VLAN
                  based solution
      • 2.11   Troubleshoot loop prevention for the VLAN based solution
      • 2.12   Troubleshoot Access Ports for the VLAN based solution
      • 2.13   Troubleshoot private VLANS
      • 2.14   Troubleshoot port security
      • 2.15   Troubleshoot general switch security
      • 2.16   Troubleshoot VACLs and PACLs
      • 2.17   Troubleshoot switch virtual interfaces (SVIs)
      • 2.18   Troubleshoot switch supervisor redundancy
      • 2.19   Troubleshoot switch support of advanced services (i.e., Wireless,
                  VoIP and Video)
      • 2.20   Troubleshoot a VoIP support solution
      • 2.21   Troubleshoot a video support solution
      • 2.22   Troubleshoot Layer 3 Security
      • 2.23   Troubleshoot issues related to ACLs used to secure access to
                 Cisco routers
      • 2.24   Troubleshoot configuration issues related to accessing the
                 AAA server for authentication purposes
      • 2.25   Troubleshoot security issues related to IOS services (i.e.,finger,
                 NTP, HTTP, FTP, RCP etc.)
  • The following course is the recommended training for this exam.

    • Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)

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