Recertification is part of the life of all active CCIEs. The process used to be an option between passing a CCIE written exam, passing a lab or getting Emeritus after 10 years, losing all CCIE privileges. Beginning June 2017 Cisco introduced the Continuing Education Program as a new way to recertify expert level certifications. The CE program allows to collect credits when attending eligible Cisco events or training. With 100 credits you earn the recertification.
Today I passed exam 2V0-642 to update my VCP5-DCV and got VCP6-NV (NSX v6.2) I’ll share here what I used to prepare the exam. Learning Path I passed exam VCP5-DCV in 2015. At the time I expected to work more with datacenter technology and I needed a more in-depth knowledge of how virtualization works. After a couple of years I needed to pay the vendor tax a.
Last week I passed PW0-105 exam and obtained the CWNA certification: I work with wireless network since 2005, I began installing some SoHo APs and in the last few years I designed and deployed many bigger networks, some of which are challenging high density environments. I read manyCisco documents about wifi design and in this year’s Cisco Live I attended many session related to wifi. After passing CCNA-W I didn’t felt confident enough, I know how to design, install and troubleshoot a wireless network but I wanted to have a deeper knowledge of the technologies involved ant how the protocols work.
Today I passed this Cisco exam: (642-647) Deploying Cisco ASA VPN Solutions v1.0 (VPN) and my CCSP certification is now updated to the new CCNP(Security). I’ve prepared the exam on the Cisco Press Official Cert Guide. The exam was not very hard, probably because I work on Pix/Asa platforms since 2007. The guide is very complete and actually I’ve re-learned some topics and how to deploy SSL and WebVPN in a better way, easyer to manage and to scale.