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TECHNICAL CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Service Overview
Juniper Networks Technical Certification offers multi-tiered certification tracks in all areas of competence with Juniper Networks technology. Juniper certification ensures and documents thorough understanding of Internet and security technologies, and configuration and troubleshooting skills specific to Juniper platforms. Separate tracks let participants focus on the platform types most pertinent to their job functions and experience.

Service Description
Juniper Networks® Technical Certification offers more than recognition of exceptional technical competence. Professional and Expert level technicians receive direct access to Juniper Technical Assistance Center (JTAC) engineers on priority 1 and 2 cases for any product covered by an active support contract. This privilege speeds case resolution by combining onsite expertise with the capabilities and resources of senior JTAC engineers. Organizations that hire and train Juniper-certified technicians position themselves for rapid incident response and thorough resolution to maintain the highest levels of availability and business value from their network infrastructure.

Introduction to Junos OS Track
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-JUNOS)
This Juniper Networks Junos® Operating System Associate exam is designed for experienced networking professionals with beginner-intermediate knowledge of the Junos operating system, networking fundamentals and basic internet routing. JNCIA-JUNOS exam topics are based on the content of the Introduction to Junos OS, Junos OS Routing Essentials, and Troubleshooting Junos OS Platforms instructor-led training course, as well as the Networking Fundamentals eLearning course. NOTE: The JNCIA-JUNOS is a required prerequisite for the JNCIS-SEC certification. The following certifications are acceptable substitutes for the JNCIA-JUNOS requirement: JNCIA-ER or JNCIA-M.

M Series and T Series Certification Track
Through a combination of written proficiency exams and hands-on configuration and debugging exams, the Juniper Networks M Series Multiservice Edge Routers and T Series Core Routers certification track allows successful candidates to demonstrate a thorough understanding of Internet technology, M Series, T Series routers, and Junos OS.

JNCIA JNCIS

JNCIP

JNCIE

Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program M Series and T Series Routers Track

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LEVEL

M SERIES AND T SERIES

E SERIES

ENTERPRISE ROUTING

ENTERPRISE SWITCHING

JUNOS SECURITY

FIREWALL/ VPN

IDP SERIES

SA SERIES (SSL)

WXC SERIES

UNIFIED ACCESS CONTROL

Expert (JNCIE) Professional (JNCIP) Specialist (JNCIS) Associate (JNCIA)

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Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-M)
Designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of the M Series and T Series routers and of Junos OS, this written exam verifies your basic understanding of Internet technology and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills. JNCIA-M exam topics are based on the content of the Configuring Juniper Networks Routers instructor-led training course. This exam is not a prerequisite for the Specialist (JNCIS-M) exam.

E Series Certification Track
The Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program E Series certification track allows successful candidates to demonstrate a thorough understanding of Internet technology in general and Juniper Networks E Series Broadband Services Routers in particular.

JNCIA JNCIS

JNCIP

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-M)
The JNCIS-M is designed for networking professionals with advanced knowledge of M Series and T Series routers and Junos OS. The JNCIS-M exam tests for a wider and deeper level of knowledge than does the JNCIA-M exam. Sources of questions include the M Series, T Series, and Junos OS documentation sets, on-the-job product experience, as well as the understanding of Internet technologies and design principles considered to be common knowledge at the Specialist level. Passing the JNCIS-M exam is a prerequisite for attempting the JNCIP-M practical exam.

Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program E Series Routers Track

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-E)
Designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of the E Series routers and Juniper Networks Junose™ Software, this written exam verifies your basic understanding of Internet technology and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills. JNCIA-E exam topics are based on the content of the Introduction to Juniper Networks Routers – E Series and E Series Broadband Remote Access Server Configuration Basics instructor-led training courses. This exam is not a prerequisite for the JNCIS-E exam.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP-M)
The one-day JNCIP-M exam is the first practical exam in the M Series and T Series certification track. This test validates your ability to configure and troubleshoot common routing scenarios. Passing the JNCIP-M exam is a requirement for attempting the expert-level practical exam (JNCIE-M).

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-E)
The JNCIS-E is designed for networking professionals with advanced knowledge of E Series routers and Junose Software. Sources of question content include the E Series routers documentation set and on-the-job product experience, as well as the understanding of Internet technologies and design principles considered to be common knowledge at the Specialist level. Passing the JNCIS-E exam is a prerequisite for attempting the JNCIP-E practical exam.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE-M)
Maintaining the industry standard for technical excellence established by the Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program, the JNCIE-M certification provides you the opportunity to distinguish yourself among the elite of the networking world. During the JNCIE-M exam, candidates will troubleshoot preconfigured networks, and configure advanced networking technologies and scenarios. The JNCIE is the highest level of certification in the M Series and T Series track.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP-E)
The JNCIP-E is a one-day practical exam designed to validate your ability to successfully build an ISP consisting of multiple E Series virtual routers. This certification confirms your practical and theoretical knowledge of basic and advanced Internet technologies as well as your ability to effectively apply that knowledge in a hands-on environment.

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Enterprise Routing Certification Track
The Enterprise Routing certification track has courseware and certifications designed for experienced network professionals with beginning to advanced knowledge of Juniper Networks Enterprise Routing.

NOTE: The JNCIA-JUNOS is a required prerequisite for the JNCIS-SEC certification. The following certifications are acceptable substitutes for the JNCIA-JUNOS requirement: JNCIA-ER or JNCIA-M.

Enterprise Switching Track
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-EX)
This certification is designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of Juniper Networks Junos OS-based switches and their deployment in the enterprise. JNCIA-ES exam topics are based on the content of the Operating Juniper Networks Switches in the Enterprise instructorled training course.

JNCIA JNCIS JNCIE
Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program Enterprise Routing Track

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-ER)
The Enterprise Routing Associate exam is designed for experienced networking professionals with beginner-intermediate knowledge of Juniper Networks Junos OS-based routers and their deployment in the enterprise. JNCIA-ER exam topics are based on the content of the Operating Juniper Networks Routers in the Enterprise instructor-led training course.

Firewall/VPN Certification Track
The firewall/VPN certification track is a two-tiered program that allows candidates to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks firewall/VPN products and the ScreenOS® software.

JNCIA

JNCIS

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-ER)
The JNCIS-ER is designed for networking professionals with advanced knowledge of, and experience with, Juniper Networks Junos OS-based routers and their deployment in the enterprise. The JNCIS-ER exam tests for a wider and deeper level of knowledge than does the JNCIA-ER exam. Sources of question content include all Enterprise Routing training courses, the Junos OS documentation set, on-the-job product experience, as well as Internet technologies and design principles considered to be common knowledge at the Specialist level.

Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program Security Track

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-FW)
Designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of the Juniper firewall/ VPN products and the ScreenOS, this written exam verifies your basic understanding of Internet and security technology and related device configuration. JNCIA-FW exam topics are based on the content of the Configuring Juniper Networks Firewall/IPsec VPN Products instructor-led training course. This exam is not a prerequisite for the JNCIS-FW certification.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE-ER)
The JNCIE-ER is designed to validate the networking professionals’ ability to configure and troubleshoot the features of the Juniper Networks J Series Services Routers. This includes the service features such as IPsec, NAT, GRE in addition to the routing protocols BGP, OSPF and RIP. The candidate will have expert knowledge of the Junos OS CLI. Passing the JNCIS-ER exam is a requirement for attempting the JNCIE-ER practical exam.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-FW)
The JNCIS-FW is designed for networking professionals with advanced knowledge of, and experience with, the Juniper Networks firewall/VPN products and ScreenOS. The JNCIS-FW exam tests for a wider and deeper level of knowledge than does the JNCIA-FW exam. Sources of questions include all ScreenOS training courses, the Firewall/VPN and ScreenOS documentation set, on-the-job product experience, as well Internet technologies and design principles considered to be common knowledge at the Specialist level.

JNCIA
Juniper Networks Technical Certification Program Enterprise Switching Track

Junos OS Security Track
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-SEC)
The JNCIS-SEC is designed for experienced networking professionals with intermediate knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos OS security functionality. JNCIS-SEC exam topics are based on the content of the Junos OS for Security Platforms instructor-led training course.

IDP Series Certification Track
The IDP Series certification track allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks IDP Series Intrusion Detection and Prevention Appliances and their deployment.

JNCIA-IDP
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Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-IDP)
The JNCIA-IDP exam is designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of the IDP Series appliances and their deployment. JNCIA-IDP exam topics are based on the content of the Implementing Intrusion Detection & Prevention (IIDP) instructor-led training course.

WXC Series Certification Track
The WXC Series certification track allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks WAN acceleration platforms and their deployment.

JNCIA-WXC
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-WXC)
JNCIA-WXC is designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of the Juniper Networks WAN acceleration (Juniper Networks WXC Series Application Acceleration Platforms) and WAN Acceleration Cache (Juniper Networks WXC Series Application Acceleration Platforms) platforms and their deployment. JNCIA-WXC exam topics are based on the content of the Introduction to WAN Acceleration Framework (IWX) instructor-led training course.

SSL Certification Track
The JNTCP SSL certification track allows security professionals to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks SA Series SSL VPN Appliances, which is based on the Instant Virtual Extranet (IVE) platform, and their deployment.

JNCIA JNCIS
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-SSL)
The JNCIA-SSL exam is designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of the Juniper Networks SA Series SSL VPN Appliances and their deployment. JNCIA-SSL exam topics are based on the content of the Configuring Juniper Networks NetScreen 5000 Series Security Systems instructor-led training course.

Juniper Networks Education Services
Juniper Networks Education Services and the technical certification program help ensure that you have the knowledge and skills to deploy and maintain cost-effective, high-performance networks, demonstrate your technical expertise, and keep you ahead of the technology curve. In addition to on-the-job product experience, Juniper Networks training courses are the best method for preparing to achieve technical certifications. Juniper Networks Customer Services provides a comprehensive and flexible portfolio of industry-leading technical support, professional services, and education programs that help customers transform the business of networking by maximizing their network investments. The full range of service elements within our three Customer Services families—Transition, Operation, and Optimization—allows you not just to respond to market factors, but also to anticipate them. For more information about Juniper Networks Education Services, please contact your account manager or visit www.juniper.net/ training.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-SSL)
Designed for experienced networking professionals with intermediate knowledge of the SA Series products and their deployment. JNCIS-SSL exam topics are based on the content of the Advanced Juniper Networks SA Series instructor-led training course.

AC Certification Track
The AC certification track allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks Unified Access Control products and their deployment.

JNCIA-AC
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-AC)
JNCIA-AC is designed for experienced networking professionals with beginning to intermediate knowledge of the Juniper Networks Unified Access Control products and their deployment. JNCIA-AC exam topics are based on the content of the Configuring Unified Access Control (CUAC) instructor-led training course.

Certification Exams
Written exams (JNCIA/JNCIS) are delivered worldwide at Prometric testing centers. To register, visit Prometric’s Web site at http://securereg3.prometric.com/ (or call 1-888-249-2567 in North America) to open an account and register for an exam. Practical exams (JNCIP/JNCIE) are delivered at select Juniper Networks offices globally. To register, send an e-mail to Juniper Networks at certification-testreg@ juniper.net. Write the desired exam code number in the subject field and indicate which testing location and month you prefer in the body of the message. Please include your Prometric testing ID. You will be contacted by e-mail with available dates at the requested testing location. For more information, visit www.juniper.net/certification.

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LEVEL

EXAM CODE

TYPE

LENGTH

LOCATION

PREREQUISITE CERTIFICATION

EXAM TOPICS

Introduction to Junos OS Track
Junos OS Fundamentals, User Interface Options, Initial Configuration and Network Interfaces, Secondary System Configuration, Operational Monitoring and Maintenance, Routing Fundamentals, Routing Policy and Firewall Filters, Class of Service, Networking Fundamentals. System operation, configuration, and troubleshooting; routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, and RIP; protocol independent routing properties, routing policy, MPLS, and multicast. Advanced system operation, configuration, and troubleshooting; routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, and IS-IS; routing policy, MPLS, multicast, router and network security, router and network management, VPNs, CoS, and IPv6. Advanced system operation, configuration, and troubleshooting; routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, and RIP; routing protocol redistribution, routing policy. Expert-level system operation, configuration, and troubleshooting; routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, and RIP; routing protocol redistribution, routing policy, firewall filters, CoS, MPLS, VPNs, IPv6, IPsec, and multicast. System operation, configuration, and troubleshooting, E Series virtual routers, BRAS, routed and bridged RFC 1483, PPP over ATM, PPP over Ethernet, dynamic configuration mode, L2TP, policy management. Advanced system operation, configuration, and troubleshooting, interface configuration; routing protocols: RIP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP; MPLS, BRAS; advanced topics including multicast, CoS, advanced policy management, and security. Advanced system operation, configuration, and troubleshooting, E Series virtual routers, BRAS, L2TP, MPLS, VPNs, interface configuration; routing protocols: RIP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP; policy management. Enterprise router overview, management, and architecture; user interface of enterprise routers, installation and initial configuration, monitor and maintain J Series routers, routing protocols, packet filtering. Junos OS policy, BGP for enterprises, IGP conversion, Layer 2 services, Layer 3 services overview, stateful firewall and NAT/PAT, IPsec VPNs, class of service, branch office connectivity, router management. IGP Conversion, Layer 2 services, Layer 3 services overview, stateful firewall and NAT/PAT, IPsec VPNs, class of service, branch office connectivity, router management.

Associate JNCIA-JUNOS

JN0-100

Written exam

85 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

M Series and T Series Track
Associate (JNCIA-M) JN0-201 Written exam 60 questions, 90 minutes Prometric None

Specialist (JNCIS-M)

JN0-303

Written exam

75 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

Professional (JNCIP-M)

JPR-910

Practical exam

8 hours

Select Juniper Networks testing centers

JNCIS-M

Expert (JNCIE-M)

JPR-900

Practical exam

8 hours

Select Juniper Networks testing centers

JNCIP-M

E Series Platforms Track
Associate (JNCIA-E) Written exam 60 questions, 90 minutes

JN0-120

Prometric

None

Specialist (JNCIS-E)

JN0-130

Written exam

75 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

Professional (JNCIP-E)

JPR-920

Practical exam

8 hours

Select Juniper Networks testing centers

JNCIS-E

Enterprise Routing Track
Associate (JNCIA-ER) Written exam 60 questions, 90 minutes

JN0-342

Prometric

None

Specialist (JNCIS-ER)

JN0-350

Written exam

75 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

Expert (JNCIE-ER)

JPR-940

Practical exam

8 hours

Select Juniper Networks testing centers

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LEVEL

EXAM CODE

TYPE

LENGTH

LOCATION

PREREQUISITE CERTIFICATION

EXAM TOPICS

Junos OS Security Track
Specialist (JNCIS-SEC) JN0-331 Written Exam 75 questions, 90 minutes Prometric None Introduction to SRX Series, Zones, SCREEN Options, Security Policies, NAT, IPSec VPNs, HA Clustering, Intro to IDP Series, Firewall User Authentication.

Enterprise Switching Track
Introduction to Juniper Networks enterprise switches; user interface options; installation and initial configuration; secondary system configuration; operational monitoring and maintenance; virtual chassis interface support, configuration, and monitoring; Ethernet switching and VLANs; Spanning Tree Protocol; InterVLAN routing; routing policy and firewall filters; switching security; IP telephony services.

Associate (JNCIA-EX)

JN0-400

Written exam

60 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

Firewall/VPN Track
Associate (JNCIA-FWV) Written exam 60 questions, 90 minutes Multilevel administration; routing, including dualVR configuration; zone and policy configuration; address translation options; IPsec VPN technology and implementation. Device operations and packet flow; IPsec VPNs, including PKI, hub-and-spoke, transparent mode, dynamic, and overlapping address designs; NSRP; troubleshooting of policy, routing, and IPsec VPNs; traffic management; advanced management configurations; VLANs and virtual systems.

JN0-521

Prometric

None

Specialist (JNCIS-FWV)

JN0-531

Written exam

75 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

IDP Series Track
Associate (JNCIA-IDP) Written exam 60 questions, 90 minutes IDP Series concepts and overview, IDP Series architecture, ESP (Enterprise Security Profiler), logs and logging, policies, rules and rulebase, reports, maintenance, and management.

JN0-541

Prometric

None

SSL Track
Associate (JNCIA-SSL) Written exam 60 questions, 90 minutes IVE technology, sign-in pages and policy, user roles, authentication servers, realms and role mapping, resource policy, application support, and logging and troubleshooting. Authentication options, certificates, complex policies, advanced client and server, administration, Juniper Endpoint Defense Initiative, Instant Virtual Systems, clustering, and Secure Meeting.

JN0-562

Prometric

None

Specialist (JNCIS-SSL)

JN0-570

Written exam

60 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

Unified Access Control (UAC)
Associate (JNCIA-AC) JN0-140 Written exam 60 questions, 90 minutes Prometric None UAC overview, access management framework, and endpoint defense.

Application Acceleration Track
WXC Series Framework overview; installation, configuration, operation and management, compression, route learning, QoS, packet flow acceleration, application flow acceleration, monitoring and reporting, WXC Central Management System, and troubleshooting.

Associate (JNCIA-WXC)

JN0-311

Written exam

60 questions, 90 minutes

Prometric

None

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Juniper Networks Services and Support
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How To Register
To view a complete listing of course offerings, descriptions, and Juniper Networks Authorized Education Centers, please visit www.juniper.net/training. If you would like more information, please contact your Juniper Networks account manager, or send an e-mail to training@juniper.net.

About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks, Inc. is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper offers a high-performance network infrastructure that creates a responsive and trusted environment for accelerating the deployment of services and applications over a single network. This fuels high-performance businesses. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

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