How to Network Tip of the Week #33 – 17th April 2008
Welcome to the thirty-third www.howtonetwork.net tip of the
Cisco Release New Foundation Exams
It is all very hush hush at the moment but in the next few
weeks Cisco will be releasing the first of several new
foundation exams. Some providers are already offering the
first of the new exams called the IINS – Implementing Cisco
IOS Network Security.
Read more here:
Are You Ready for the CCNA Exam?
It can be a very dejecting experience to fail the CCNA exam.
Especially if you feel you have put in a lot of study time
and have given it your best shot.
With a strict study schedule involving daily labs, theory
and practise exams then you are giving yourself the best
chance possible. The only reason we fail is the exam is
due to lack of preparation.
The below CCNA prep test will ask you if you have covered
all the necessary areas listed on Ciscos CCNA exam syllabus.
You would need to be able to answer ‘correct’ to each
question in order to be ready for the exam. Bear in mind
that the CCNA has about a 50% pass rate so it is still
considered to be a tough exam by all in the IT industry.
Here is the link to the questions:
Security Exam Added
Do you know how to set MAC address security on your switch?
Can you turn CDP off on your router or interface?
Can you write a wildcard mask to match 255.255.192.0?
These are all basic Cisco CCNA level exam questions. Don’t
worry though. By the time you have run through our CCNA
exam a few times you will be well up to speed.
It is a zipped downloadable flash exam so you can put it
onto your PC or laptop and take it at a time convenient to
If you only want to learn subnetting then please feel free
to hop over to our subnetting only site. It has a 7 part
e-course which will teach you all the basics and we do
not charge for the lessons.
CCNA Weekend Bootcamps – UK
We have added a course in Birmingham in the UK. If you live
nearby then we would love to see you.
We plan to run courses in the USA later this year as well
as train up trainers who can run our weekend CCNA boot camp
model in various US cities.
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