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TPNP SMB Routing & Switching Certification Introduction

The TPNP SMB Routing & Switching (TP-Link Network Professional for SMB Routing & Switching) Certification will signify that you have acquired all concepts of Routing & Switching that the TP-Link Switch involves, including Stack, LAG, VLAN and STP, as well as Routing concepts including RIP, OSPF and PIM.

1.  Certification Requirements

TPNP SMB Routing & Switching Certification Exam is open to all technicians and sales staff working in the business network devices field where TPNA SMB certification is required.

2.  Recommended Training Courses

It is recommended that you complete the following 16 TPNP SMB Routing & Switching training courses before taking this TPNP SMB Routing & Switching certification exam:

Training Courses Type

Training Courses Name

Course Outline

TPNP SMB Routing & Switching

The 16 training courses of TPNP SMB Routing & Switching will introduce in detail Routing & Switching concepts that the TP-Link Switch involves, including Stack, LAG, VLAN and STP, as well as Routing concepts including RIP, OSPF and PIM.

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TPNP Switching, Module 1: Stack Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 2: LAG Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 3: VLAN Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 4: STP Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 5: IGMP Snooping Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 6: Network Security Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 7: SNMP Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 8: QoS Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 9: ACL Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 10: SSL&SSH Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 11: LLDP Course Outline
TPNP Switching, Module 12: Port Course Outline
TPNP Routing, Module 1: Unicast Routing Course Outline
TPNP Routing, Module 2: Multicast Routing Course Outline
TPNP Routing, Module 3: VRRP Course Outline
TPNP Routing, Module 4: DHCP Course Outline

3.  Certification Exam Introduction

Exam Duration: 90 minutes

Quantity of exam questions: 50 (single & multiple choice questions)

Exam questions distribution:

No.

Knowledge

Quantity of exam questions

1 TPNP Switching, Module 1: Stack 6%
2 TPNP Switching, Module 2: LAG 4%
3 TPNP Switching, Module 3: VLAN 12%
4 TPNP Switching, Module 4: STP 4%
5 TPNP Switching, Module 5: IGMP Snooping 12%
6 TPNP Switching, Module 6: Network Security 6%
7 TPNP Switching, Module 7: SNMP 4%
8 TPNP Switching, Module 8: QoS 4%
9 TPNP Switching, Module 9: ACL 10%
10 TPNP Switching, Module 10: SSL&SSH 4%
11 TPNP Switching, Module 11: LLDP 4%
12 TPNP Switching, Module 12: Port 4%
13 TPNP Routing, Module 1: Unicast Routing 10%
14 TPNP Routing, Module 2: Multicast Routing 6%
15 TPNP Routing, Module 3: VRRP 4%
16 TPNP Routing, Module 4: DHCP 6%

4.  Apply for Certification Exam

When you are ready to take this certification exam, please click here: “Application for Exam”;

5.  Certification Exam Methods

TP-Link provides two kinds of certification exam methods: on-site exam and online exam:

1) On-site Exam

TP-Link subsidiaries will offer on-site exams regularly in particular cities, based upon the number of exam applicants and regional distribution in order for examinees to take the exam in person.

2) Online Exam

a) For examinees out of on-site exam cities’ coverage, you may take the online exam through the Internet.

b) You will receive an account and password for the online exam, and during the designated time, you will login to the TP-Link Online Exam System and complete the exam.

Based on your application information, TP-Link will arrange on-site or online options for the certification exam. This arrangement aims to ensure convenience as you prepare for these exams.

6.  Score Inquiry and Certificate Issuance

Scores from the on-site exam will be sent to your email within seven working days; scores from the online exam will be released to you immediately upon completion. Once the score released to you, TP-Link will finish, issue, and send the official Certification within seven working days.

7.  Certificate Verification

Please visit: “Certificate Verification” to verify the authenticity& validity of your TP-Link Certificate.

8.  Certificate Validity and Re-certification

After passing the TPNP SMB Routing & Switching Certification exam, TP-Link will sign and issue the corresponding certificate, which will be valid for three years. When the certificate expires, you must take the TPNP SMB Routing & Switching Certification exam again to renew the validity of your existing TPNP SMB Routing & Switching Certificate.