Mist AI, Specialist (JNCIS-MistAI)

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The Mist AI track enables you to demonstrate a thorough understanding of WLAN technology in general and the Mist AI features and functionality. JNCIS-MistAI, the specialist-level certification in this track, is designed for Wireless LAN networking professionals with introductory knowledge of wireless networking using the Mist AI. The written exam for the certification verifies your basic understanding of WLAN and Mist AI technology, features, and functionality.

This track contains two certifications:

  • JNCIA-MistAI: Mist AI, Associate. For details, see JNCIA-MistAI.
  • JNCIS-MistAI: Mist AI, Specialist. For details, see the sections below.

Exam Preparation

We recommend the following resources to help you prepare for your exam. However, these resources aren't required, and using them doesn't guarantee you'll pass the exam.

Exam Objectives

Here’s a high-level view of the skillset required to successfully complete the JNCIS-MistAI certification exam.

Exam Objective

Description

Wi-Fi Fundamentals

Identify the concepts or functionality of basic Wi-Fi technologies

  • 802.11 PHY Protocols
  • Frequency bands
  • RF basics
  • Modulation and coding
  • Network arbitration and contention
  • WLAN association and roaming
  • WLAN Lifecycle

Mist Architecture and Deployment

Identify the concepts of the Mist architecture

  • General architecture concepts
  • Account organization and subscriptions
  • Configuration objects
  • Organization objects
  • Site objects

Demonstrate knowledge of Mist configuration

  • Initial setup
  • Access points
  • Switches
  • WLAN objects

General WLAN Concepts

Identify the concepts or functionality of WLANs

  • WLANs concepts
  • Security concepts
  • Mist WLANs
  • Policy (WxLAN)
  • Guest portals
  • Wireless intrusion detection and prevention

Demonstrate knowledge of WLAN configuration or troubleshooting

  • Multiple PSK
  • Policy (WxLAN)

Mist Network operations

Identify the components of Mist network operations

  • SLEs/Wireless Assurance
  • Events and insights
  • Radio Resource Management (RRM)
  • Wired Assurance

Demonstrate knowledge of Mist configuration

  • SLE configuration
  • SLE troubleshooting

Marvis AI

Identify the concepts and functionality of the Marvis AI-driven virtual network assistant

  • Reactive troubleshooting
  • Proactive troubleshooting
  • Marvis languages
  • Marvis actions

Demonstrate knowledge of using the Marvis AI-driven virtual network assistant

  • Reactive troubleshooting
  • Proactive troubleshooting
  • Marvis languages
  • Marvis actions

Mist Location-based Services (LBS)

Identify the concepts or methods of LBS

  • Wi-Fi location
  • Virtual Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • User engagement
  • Asset visibility
  • Proximity tracing

Mist Automation

Identify the concepts and functionality of Mist automation tools

  • RESTful APIs
  • WebSocket API
  • Webhook API
  • Automation and scripting

Exam Details

Exam questions are derived from the recommended training and the exam resources listed above. Pass/fail status is available immediately after taking the exam. The exam is only provided in English.

Recertification

Juniper certifications are valid for three years. For more information, see Recertification.