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June 20, 2013

What’s tough in the new Cisco CCNA exam?

By Tough test

The last day you can earn the old Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA, exams 640-8XX, online course material here) is coming soon: September 30, 2013. If you’re looking to update your certification, you should recognize that the exam objectives have changed, and there’s a good chance you may need to refresh some unused knowledge or learn new concepts.

One of the main reasons for the update is so that candidates will no longer be tested on dated technology. Questions on RIP configuration and Cisco Security Device Manager have been thrown out of the new exam, and now we see an emphasis on IPv6 and Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP removed).

As we work on producing new networking training videos and blog posts, we want to know what’s on your mind when it comes to the new Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching exams.

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