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Curious if anyone is about to sit for the lab early or have recently? Previous Post after failing attempt 1 https: Tell me importance of lab test for ccie. Your email address will not be published. I saved up to take 6 months off to study full time which worked for me, still paying off the last of it now though 9 cfie later.

How not to Pass the CCIE LAB Exam – Routing & Switching V5

May — Third attempt in Brussels, I paid for this last few days of Version 4. April — First attempt in Brussels my previous employer paid for this I failed, was nowhere near ready and should not have even gone to the lab. Has it made routinf a better engineer?

I want to know importance of lab test. Enjoy your CCIE number! When I say the ccis I chose — it was not a conscious decision but more of the path that I ended up taking. All I meant to say is if you are on your own — setting your study time is a lot easier.

How not to pass the CCIE Lab Exam in R&S V5

I am learning Ansible with python to automation of Cisco and any networking devices. Add to that travel, training materials and the costs add up. There is one thing that the CCIE Lab exam will do and that is to find your weaknesses, if you have none then you will be fine. I failed again better with time management, passed TS and failed config.

December — Second attempt, mobile lab in London I paid for this I failed, better technically but ran out of time in both TS and config. Correct, Cisco will only issue certificates when both the written and lab exams are passed. I currently am studying for the v5, and posts like these are a kick in the rear for me to get back on the horse when distractions come into play.


Again another ideal solution is to have your employer pay for everything. So they need to be on board with what you are doing and be understanding of your weekends in front of the computer. There is nothing worse that feeling guilty about studying. Like I want to push configuration to all devices and then retrieve configuration. Kirk Byer created a python script netmiko to connect to Cisco and networking devices. June — Re-certify the written exam again as I was unable to book the lab exam as it had expired — Again!

Studying for this exam is going to take a lot of your time so be prepared to put aside your social life for a good few months and dedicate your evenings and weekends to the command line. Conclusion The reason my journey took so long was purely that I did not put in the time required before I went to the exam, I also had some delays due to financial reasons.

For now I am enjoying my weekends. I am will not be going for the CCIE because of other personal projects. I am going to take a few weeks of study and then I need to pick up on some other vendor certs that I need to pickup mainly around F5, Riverbed and SDN I am also going to start learning Python. The comment was not meant to be negative in any way and I personally know two female CCIEs and am all for it.

Is it mandatory part of ccie?

With others in your life they need to be on board with what you are routingg. Getting your study time in will affect them. I just starting to reading book from and my planned to take the lab will be in Thanks for this sharing to the worlds. At this point my understanding wife said enough is enough this is costing us too much money you have to stop now.

Would I do things differently for the next one? Does this plan is too short to take the lab? To explain routinh title of this post the method I chose to rojting the CCIE is not best practice and it took me quite a few attempts across 2 versions which ended up costing me a lot both financially and sacrificing time with my family.


The reason my journey took so long was purely that I did not put in the time required before I went to the exam, I also had some delays due to financial reasons. Have been reading your blogs for a while too. What he means is that you have to do the work and you have to be on top of the technology, I chose to go to the lab ccir I was really ready, you should study and study really well and make one maybe two attempts.

Would you in your current job role that your specific job gave you an advantage to passing your CCIE then before? I was very close to passing my Lab yesterday and even though I knew I had enough time, got stuck in one section in the Config that had me bogged down and loose substantial amount of time — which sapped away my validation times and that surely got me in the end.

August — Fifth attempt — I passed — I had really got on top of all the areas of TS that had caused me problems before and felt really on top of the exam finished with over an hour to spare which switchkng me plenty of time to verify. The ideal method is a 6 month plan where you devote pretty much all of your spare time towards study and then take off two weeks before the exam to focus solely on lab exam practice. Definitely hard to fit in studying between work and family. Certifying your skills is part of the job.

Congratulations and thanks for sharing and inspiring others on your journey.