Passed - ONT 5/26/09

btowntechbtowntech Member Posts: 198
I passed ONT this morning and am happy to be done with another exam. Three exams down and one to go. ISCW here I come!
BS - Information Technology; AAS - Electro-Mechanical Engineering


  • kryollakryolla Member Posts: 785
    Studying for CCIE and drinking Home Brew
  • mikej412mikej412 Member Posts: 10,086 ■■■■■■■■■■
    Congratulations!! icon_cheers.gif
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  • redwarriorredwarrior Member Posts: 285
    Congrats! 1 exam left...soooo close you can taste it? :D

    I didn't think ISCW was that bad, but it did get kind of boring with the endless VPN stuff. Tons of SDM configuration. I really enjoyed MPLS, though...good times there!

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    An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made.
  • accelyaccely Member Posts: 101
    awesome job man! it's a good day !!
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    "Check both the destination and return path when a route fails." "Switches create a network. Routers connect networks."
  • rakemrakem Member Posts: 800
    any comments about the exam?
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  • qp81qp81 Member Posts: 85 ■■□□□□□□□□
    care to share how and what materials you used to prep?

    ...and congrats!
  • btowntechbtowntech Member Posts: 198
    After taking three Cisco professional level exams I have figured out what works for me but I can't guarantee it will work for everyone (you can always try it).

    I used the following study materials:

    ONT Official Exam Certification Guide
    ONT Lab Portfolio
    ONT Quick Reference Sheets
    CBT Nuggets

    I read the book first and then watch the videos while taking notes. I then use all books, notes, and any other material to write notes in a notebook that match up with the blueprints for the exam. While I work on my notes I also work labs. I first work my way through the lab portfolio to get a basic idea of configs and labs and then begin setting up my own labs. I spend the last week before the exam in review mode. If you want to know anything else just let me know.

    As for the exam, all I can really say is know the blueprints. I didn't like ONT as much as the others because it seemed to me to be more theory and less configuring. I did enjoy learning what I had to know for the exam and always walk awaying knowing more than when I started. The wireless section can be hard because of not having access to the equipment.

    In the end, you feel icon_cheers.gif posting your pass and we all give you the big icon_thumright.gif
    BS - Information Technology; AAS - Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • netteasernetteaser Member Posts: 198
    congrats on the pass
  • liquid6liquid6 Member Posts: 77 ■■□□□□□□□□
    congrats!! seems like a good study plan...the more study you do the better you get at it. studying is addictive ;)
  • Panzer919Panzer919 Member Posts: 462
    congratz man!
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