Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-SP)

April 6, 2011 by
Filed under: JNCIS, Juniper Networks 

The Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist Service Provider (JNCIS-SP) track allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks technology. Successful candidates demonstrate thorough understanding of Internet technology in general and Juniper Networks service provider routing and switching platforms.

Effective August 6, 2010 the Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist – Service Provider (JNCIS-SP) became available. The JN0-101 exam (JNCIA-Junos) is a required prerequisite for attaining the JNCIS-SP credential by passing the JN0-360 exam. For this prerequisite, acceptable substitutions include: JNCIA-ER, JNCIS-ER, JNCIA-EX, JNCIA-M, and JNCIS-M.

With the release of the JN0-360, the JN0-304 was EOL effective December 31, 2010. New or existing candidates certifying initially or re-certifying are now required to take the JN0-360 exam.

JNCIS-SP Exam Information:

Practice Test: To assess your skill level and to identify gaps in your knowledge, take this free practice exam. This practice exam can be taken as many times as you like until you are comfortable with the material.

Designed for experienced networking professionals with beginner to intermediate knowledge of routing and switching implementations in Junos. This written exam verifies the candidate’s basic understanding of routing and switching technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.
JN0-360 (JNCIS-SP) exam topics are based on the content of the Junos Intermediate Routing and the Junos Service Provider Switching instructor-led training courses. Topics are also based on parts of the Junos MPLS and VPNs instructor-led course. The JN0-101 exam (JNCIA-Junos) is a prerequisite to the JN0-360 exam.

The JNCIS-SP certification is valid for two years. Recertification is achieved by passing the current version of the JN0-360 exam.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  1. VPN Concepts and Troubleshooting
  2. VPLS
  3. VLAN Concepts
  4. Bridging
  5. STP Theory
  6. STP Implementation
  7. User Defined Routes
  8. Load Balancing
  9. GRES and Non-Stop Routing
  10. OSPF Configuration
  11. Theory and Troubleshooting
  12. ISIS Configuration
  13. Theory and Troubleshooting
  14. BGP Attributes and Operation
  15. IPIP and GRE Tunnels
  16. IPV6
  17. MPLS


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