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Enterprise Routing and Switching Certification Track

The Juniper Networks Certification Program (JNCP) Enterprise Routing and Switching track allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks technology. Successful candidates demonstrate thorough understanding of networking technology in general and Juniper Networks enterprise routing and switching platforms.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Available in March 2016, the JNCP is pleased to announce the addition of the JN0-346 and JN0-646 exams as a new option to earn the JNCIS-ENT and JNCIP-ENT certifications. On the JN0-346 and JN0-646 exams, items pertaining to enterprise switching are based on Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS). The JN0-346 is available March 15th and the JN0-646 is available March 29th.

  • Candidates are required to pass the JN0-343 or JN0-346 exam – not both – to earn the JNCIS-ENT certfication. For more information, click here.
  • Candidates are required to pass the JN0-646 or JN0-643 exam – not both – to earn the JNCIP-ENT certification. For more information, click here.

Certification CredentialPrerequisite Certification

Juniper Networks Certified Associate Junos (JNCIA-Junos)

None. This is the entry-level credential for the Junos Tracks.

Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIS-ENT)

JNCIA-Junos

Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIS-ENT)

NOTE: Items pertaining to enterprise switching are based on Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS).

JNCIA-Junos

Juniper Networks Certified Professional Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIP-ENT)

JNCIS-ENT

Juniper Networks Certified Professional Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIP-ENT)

NOTE: Items pertaining to enterprise switching are based on Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS).

JNCIS-ENT

Juniper Networks Certified Expert Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIE-ENT)

JNCIP-ENT


Learn more about the Enterprise Certification Track recommended study preparation resources.

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Enterprise Routing and Switching, Specialist (JNCIS-ENT)

Exam Registration

Practice Test

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. START

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.

JNCIS-ENT exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

The JNCIS-ENT certification is valid for three years. Recertification is achieved by passing the JN0-343 exam.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • Layer 2 Switching and VLANs
  • Spanning Tree
  • Layer 2 Security
  • Protocol-Independent Routing
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Tunnels
  • High Availability

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Enterprise Routing and Switching, Specialist (JNCIS-ENT)

NOTE: Includes Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software for items pertaining to Enterprise Switching

Exam Registration

Practice Test

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. START

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.

Note that any items pertaining to enterprise switching topics will use Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS) for the JN0-346 exam.

JNCIS-ENT exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

The JNCIS-ENT certification is valid for three years. Recertification is achieved by passing the JN0-343 or JN0-346 exam.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • Layer 2 Switching and VLANs
  • Spanning Tree
  • Layer 2 Security
  • Protocol Independent Routing
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Tunnels
  • High Availability

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Enterprise Routing and Switching, Professional (JNCIP-ENT)

Exam Registration

Practice Test

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. START

Designed for experienced networking professionals with advanced knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos OS, this written exam verifies the candidate’s understanding of advanced enterprise routing and switching technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

JNCIP-ENT exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

JNCIP-ENT certification is valid for three years. Recertification is achieved by passing the JN0-643 or JN0-646 exam.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • OSPF
  • BGP
  • IP Multicast
  • Ethernet Switching and Spanning Tree
  • Layer 2 Authentication and Access Control
  • IP Technology Features
  • Class of Service (CoS)

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Enterprise Routing and Switching, Professional (JNCIP-ENT)

NOTE: Includes Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software for items pertaining to Enterprise Switching

Exam Registration

Practice Test

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. START

Designed for experienced networking professionals with advanced knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos OS, this written exam verifies the candidate’s understanding of advanced enterprise routing and switching technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

Note that any items pertaining to enterprise switching topics will use Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software (ELS) for the JN0-646 exam.

JNCIP-ENT exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

JNCIP-ENT certification is valid for three years. Recertification is achieved by passing the JN0-643 or JN0-646 exam.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • OSPF
  • BGP
  • IP Multicast
  • Ethernet Switching and Spanning Tree
  • Layer 2 Authentication and Access Control
  • IP Technology Features
  • Class of Service (CoS)

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Enterprise Routing and Switching, Expert (JNCIE-ENT)

Exam Registration

At the pinnacle of the Enterprise Routing and Switching certification track is the 1-day JNCIE-ENT practical exam. This exam is designed to validate the networking professionals’ ability to deploy, configure, manage and troubleshoot Junos-based enterprise routing and switching platforms. Throughout this 8-hour practical exam, candidates will build an enterprise network infrastructure consisting of multiple routers and switching devices. Successful candidates will perform system configuration on all devices, configure protocols and features like IPV6, OSPF V2, OSPF V3, BGP, MSDP, PIM, SSM, RSTP, LLDP, 802.1x, CoS, routing policies.

The JNCIE-ENT is valid for three years. Re-certification is achieved by passing the current version of the JNCIP-ENT exam.

Exam topics may include:

  • System Services and Security
  • Interfaces
  • Ethernet Switching
  • IGPs
  • BGP
  • Protocol-Independent Routing
  • Multicast
  • Class of Service