FIREWALL v1.0 Exam Overview

    642-617 FIREWALL v1.0
    Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions (FIREWALL v1.0)

    Exam Number:642-617
    Associated Certifications:CCSP Cisco ASA Specialist CCNP Security
    Duration:Approximately 90 minutes (60-70 questions)
    Available Languages:English
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    Important information regarding CCSP Certification

    On October 19, 2010, Learning @Cisco announced the evolution of the CCSP certification to CCNP Security. CCSP exams will remain available until April 2011 and individuals can still obtain a CCSP certification until October 2011.


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    Exam Description

    Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions  (FIREWALL  v1.0) exam is associated with the CCSP, CCNP Security and Cisco ASA Specialist certifications. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills needed to implement and maintain Cisco ASA-based perimeter solutions. Successful candidates will be able to reduce risk to the IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco ASA features, and provide detailed operations support for the Cisco ASA. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Deploying Cisco ASA FIREWALL v1.0 course.


    Exam Topics

    The following information provides general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.



    642-617 Firewall Exam Topics


    Recommended Training

    The following course is the recommended training for this exam:


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    Additional Resources

    Cisco Press, the official publisher of Cisco Certification and technology, will have self-study resources available for FIREWALL v1.0 exam beginning in October 2010 in addition to the already available resources for CCVP and CCSP preparation.  Cisco Press resources available to exam candidates include access to developing manuscript through the Safari Rough Cuts program, books, eBooks, free webcast tutorials, and web articles by authors and industry experts.  To learn more about the Cisco Press offerings, visit: