The 640-802 CCNA is the composite exam associated with the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) v1.0 and the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) v1.0 courses. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills required to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network.
The topics include connecting to a WAN; implementing network security; network types; network media; routing and switching fundamentals; the TCP / IP and OSI models; IP addressing; WAN technologies; operating and configuring IOS devices; extending switched networks with VLANs; determining IP routes; managing IP traffic with access lists; establishing point-to-point connections; and establishing Frame Relay connections.
The Duration of the 640-802 CCNA exam is 90 minutes with (50-60 questions). You can register and take the CCNA exam at Pearson Vue testing centers. The exam format is in multiple-choice single answer, multiple choice multiple answer, drag-and-drop, Fill-in-the-blanks, Testlet, Simlet, and Simulation type questions.
Before taking the exam, candidates should become familiar with how all exam types function-especially the testlet, simlet, and the simulation tool. Such practice will allow candidates to focus their exam-taking efforts on the exam questions rather than on how to correctly use the tools.
There are several CCNA exam topics that you will be tested on. Exam Topics are as follows: Describe how a network works.Cconfigure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications. Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices. Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN. Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats. Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network. Implement and verify WAN links.