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JNCIS-Cloud Exam Objectives (Exam: JN0-411)

This list provides a general view of the skill set required to successfully complete the specified certification exam.

SDN Theory and Applications
OpenStack
Contrail/Open Contrail
Contrail Service Chaining
Contrail Analytics
Troubleshooting

SDN Theory and Applications

  • SDN Theory and Cloud Applications
    • Identify SDN concepts
    • SDN Definitions
    • SDN versus NFV
  • Describe Cloud concepts
    • Virtualization and orchestration
    • Cloud Applications (data center, enterprise, WAN, transport networks, telco cloud)

OpenStack

  • Identify OpenStack concepts
    • Components (Nova, Neutron, Keystone)
    • VM Creation
    • Tenancy
    • Security groups and rules
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing OpenStack
    • VM Creation
    • Snapshots

Contrail/Open Contrail

  • Identify Contrail architectural concepts
    • Node types
    • vRouters
    • Layer 2 versus Layer 3 overlay networks
    • Contrail API
    • BGP as a service
    • Storage
    • Server Manager
    • RBAC
    • Bare metal server (BMS)
    • Route distribution, protocols
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing Contrail
    • Traffic path verification
    • Configuration process, dependencies
    • RBAC
    • Analytic node configuration

Contrail Service Chaining

  • Identify Contrail service chaining concepts
    • In-network service chain
    • Transparent service chain
    • In-network NAT
    • Heat templates
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing Contrail service chaining
    • Analyzer Service Virtual Machine
    • Third-party services
    • Traffic path verification

Contrail Analytics

  • Identify Contrail analytics concepts
    • Infrastructure Workspace
    • Networking Workspace
    • Anomaly detection
    • Traffic Analysis
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing Contrail analytics
    • Underlay and overlay monitoring
    • Event monitoring
    • Port mirroring
    • Traffic monitoring

Troubleshooting

  • Demonstrate knowledge of troubleshooting Contrail
    • SDN Gateway
    • Route availability in the Controller
    • Log monitoring
    • Virtual router programming
    • Contrail CLI commands
    • Contrail Introspect
    • vRouter commands
    • Top of Rack service node (TSN)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of troubleshooting OpenStack
    • Log monitoring
    • Privilege, authentication
    • Component interaction