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Dell Certified Professional - Networking
Certification Description
This certification validates the ability to perform intermediate to advanced
skill level tasks in deploying Dell EMC Networking products.

Certification Requirements
To complete the requirements for this certification you must

1. (OPTIONAL) Achieve the following Associate level certification:

Dell Certified Associate - Networking

2. Pass the following Professional exam on or after March 30, 2018:
Proven Professional
Website DNDNS-200 Networking Professional Exam

Proven Professional
Note: These details reflect certification requirements as of March 30, 2018.

Dell Certified Professional – Networking certification has a two-year
recertification policy. Within that two-year window, a credential is considered
active. Please refer to the Policies and Procedures document on the Dell
EMC Proven Professional website for more information.

The Proven Professional Program periodically updates certification
requirements. Please check the Dell EMC Certification website regularly for
the latest information.

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In North America
DNDNS-200 Dell Networking Professional
Exam Description
This exam is a qualifying exam for the Dell Certified Professional -
Networking track.

This exam focuses on installing, configuring, validating and troubleshooting
Dell EMC Networking products.

Dell EMC provides free practice tests to assess your knowledge in
preparation for the exam. Practice tests allow you to become familiar with the
Duration topics and question types you will find on the proctored exam. Your results
75 Minutes on a practice test offer one indication of how prepared you are for the
(60 Questions) proctored exam and can highlight topics on which you need to study and train
further. A passing score on the practice test does not guarantee a passing
Pass Score: score on the certification exam.
700 (out of possible 900)
Practice Test Products likely to be referred to on this exam include but are not limited to:
Networking Professional
 Dell EMC N Series, S Series, C Series, and Z Series Networking
Study Guide switches
Networking Professional
Exam Topics
Topics likely to be covered on this exam include:

Pre Site and On Site (9%)
 Analyze a network deployment or cutover plan and evaluate that provided
information equipment and customer infrastructure supports the
deployment or cutover plan.

Physical Installation (14%)
 Compare plan with the inventory
 Identify Proper component placement
 Verify switch hardware and cabling.
 Verify switch completes power-on procedure without errors.

Configure (40%)
 Explain the firmware upgrade process.
 Identify appropriate commands to configure control and management
Dell EMC plane protocols.
Hopkinton  Explain the concepts to configure switch parameters.
Massachusetts  Identify appropriate commands to configure VLANs, spanning tree,
01748-9103 dynamic protocols, LACP, ACLs, static routing, IPv4 multicast, VLT/MLAG
1-508-435-1000  Explain switch stacking concepts.
In North America
1-866-464-7381 Validation (25%)
 Analyze output of operational show commands and reachability tests.
 Interpret a CLI response to verify expected configuration
 Evaluate if VLANs, spanning tree, routing and switch protocol, function as
 Verify VLT/MLAG functionality and configuration.

Troubleshooting (12%)
 Assess the environment to determine appropriate troubleshooting steps.
 Analyze output of operational ping, traceroute, DNS, DHCP, link state
indicators, and show commands and reachability tests.
 Interpret the device indicators to include LEDs, console display, physical
condition, etc. to identify hardware failure.

The percentages after each topic above reflects the approximate distribution
of the total question set across the exam.

Recommended prior hands-on experience
Candidates taking this exam will have experience in deploying and/or
managing Dell Networking Hardware for a recommendation of one year, with
additional industry experience of one to three years. They should also
possess an understanding of configuration and troubleshooting of network
technologies, and knowledge on Dell deployment process and tools. The
MQC will be able to perform typical deployment and/or cutover and integration
with little or no assistance.

Recommended Training
Combined with hands-on experience, the recommended curriculum below will
provide you with the knowledge and skills to help preparing for this exam.

Please complete [one / all] of the following courses:
Course Title Course Number Mode Available as of
Dell DESILT-998-4252 Virtual October 18, 2016
Networking Instructor-Led

Dell DESILT-998-4251 Virtual October 18, 2016
Networking Instructor-Led
Installation and

Study Guide
The Study Guide provides an overview of each topic on the Dell EMC Networking
Professional certification exam and a list of technical resources for detailed
information about each topic. Candidates should use the resources for further
study and exam preparation. The Study Guide can be accessed here.

Note: These exam description details reflect contents as of March 30, 2018.

The Proven Professional Program periodically updates exams to reflect
technical currency and relevance. Please check the Proven Professional
website regularly for the latest information.
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