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Online exams are conducted through Pearson VUE.

 

Combining artificial intelligence with live monitoring, new forms of examination offer the most up-to-date technology, including enhanced security features such as facial recognition, virtual ID verification, session monitoring, browser lock, recording and more. To take the remote exam, you will need a webcam, an ID card, a camera scan of the room, and a quiet and safe place. As under normal conditions, no auxiliary materials may be used; the examination is under supervision at all times.

The preparatory procedure is described on the following pages:

https://www. microsoft. com/en-us/learning/online-exams. aspx

https://home. pearsonvue. com/microsoft/onvue

https://docs. microsoft. com/pl-pl/learn/certifications/certification-exam-policies#cancellation-and-reschedule-policy

Steps of the preparatory procedure:

  1. a) Possibility to check the hardware requirements by taking a test before enrolling for the exam. To do this, please log in to:

https://www. microsoft. com/en-us/learning/online-exams. aspx

Requirements:

Operating System Windows 10

Windows 8. 1 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Mac OS 10. 13 and above

Important: Operating systems must pass the Windows Authentication Check. Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7 and all Linux/Unix based operating systems are strictly forbidden to deliver exams.

Firewall Do not take the exam using a corporate firewall (also VPN). We recommend the use of private equipment, as company computers may have security in place to prevent the exam.

Monitor Minimum resolution: 1024 x 768 and 16-bit color

Additional monitors are prohibited.

Browser Latest Versions Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

You must enable cookies and permission for pop-ups.

Internet connection Minimum 1 Mbps download

Cable connection is recommended.

Mobile phone calls and mobile hotspots are prohibited.

Camera Minimum resolution of 640×480 @ 10 fps – can be built-in or external.

Sound and microphone Make sure the sound and microphone are not muted.

Make sure you are plugged into a power supply before starting the exam to prevent the battery from draining during the exam.

 

 

  1. b) Logging in to the account at https://home.pearsonvue.com/microsoft and signing up for the chosen exam.

When enrolling, check the option of remote exam supervision to select new test writing options.

ATTENTION!

Before registering for the online exam:

  • Perform the required system test on the same computer and in the same location from which you will test.
  • Confirm that your ID matches (read requirements) and that the name in your profile matches your ID exactly.
  • Review the above technical, system, environmental and test protocol requirements.

From April 15, 2020, it is possible to take exams delivered through Pearson VUE.

The exam is conducted using remote supervision of the exam by Pearson VUE. This supervision gives you the ability to take new Cisco certification exams, including the new DevNet path, in real time, without having to travel to an exam center.

To take the exam, you must meet specific environmental and system conditions and agree to abide by the admission rules and security policy. If online testing is not a convenient option, a traditional approach is still possible; the status of the test centres can be checked at: https://home.pearsonvue. com/coronavirus-update

Cisco Online Testing Requirements

What is necessary?

  • access to a quiet and private place
  • efficient device with webcam
  • good internet connection
  • OnVUE software
  • valid identity document

You must also perform a system check before registering. Perform a system check.

The preparatory procedure is described at https://home.pearsonvue.com/cisco/onvue.

 

Operating System

Windows 10

Windows 8. 1 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Mac OS 10. 13 and above

 

Firewall Do not take the exam using a corporate firewall (also VPN). We recommend the use of private equipment, as company computers may have security in place to prevent the exam.

RAM 4GB or more

Monitor

Minimum resolution: 1024 x 768 and 16-bit color

Additional monitors are prohibited.

Browser

Latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

You must enable cookies and permission for pop-ups.

Internet connection

Minimum 3 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload

Cable connection is recommended.

Mobile phone calls and mobile hotspots are prohibited.

Camera Minimum resolution of 640×480 @ 10 fps – can be built-in or external.

Sound and microphone Make sure the sound and microphone are not muted.

Device It is forbidden to use the tablet unless it has a physical connection to the keyboard and an operating system installed that meets the exam requirements.

Before starting the exam, make sure that you are plugged in to a power source so that the battery does not run out during the exam.

How does online testing work?

Apart from taking the test at home or in the office, the online registration process remains unchanged.

The following payment methods are accepted: valid exam vouchers, current promotional codes and credit cards.

To help examiners carry out their duties, the online testing software has been enhanced with artificial intelligence using techniques such as facial recognition and eye tracking, allowing for immediate reporting of potential security breaches.

Online Testing Exceptions

All Cisco written certification exams may be taken online, except for the following:

100-110 ENU CCENT (Invitation Only)

352-011 ENU Cisco Certified Design Expert Practical Exam

352-001 ENU Cisco Certified Design Expert Qualification Exam

Supervised online tests are available in most countries in the world. Exceptions are restricted countries such as China, Japan and Slovenia.

Please note that the welcoming staff, examiners and the support team speak English only (exams are published in multiple languages).

Examiner’s Guide – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.

VMware Remote Exams Now Available!

Online exams are conducted through Pearson VUE.

Combining artificial intelligence with live monitoring, new forms of examination offer the most up-to-date technology, including enhanced security features such as facial recognition, virtual ID verification, session monitoring, browser lock, recording and more. To take the remote exam, you will need a webcam, an ID card, a camera scan of the room, and a quiet and safe place. As under normal conditions, no auxiliary materials may be used; the examination is under supervision at all times.

The preparatory procedure is described at https://home.pearsonvue.com/vmware/onvue

Its stages are:

  1. a) Installation of the OnVUE application, which will check the computer and network for compliance with the requirements of the exam.

Requirements:

Operating System

Windows 10

Windows 8. 1 (32-bit and 64-bit

Mac OS 10. 13 and above

Firewall Do not take the exam using a corporate firewall (also VPN). We recommend the use of private equipment, as company computers may have security in place to prevent the exam.

RAM 4GB or more

Monitor

Minimum resolution: 1024 x 768 and 16-bit color

Additional monitors are prohibited.

Browser

Latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

You must enable cookies and permission for pop-ups.

Internet connection

Minimum 3 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload

Cable connection is recommended.

Mobile phone calls and mobile hotspots are prohibited.

Camera Minimum resolution of 640×480 @ 10 fps – can be built-in or external.

Sound and microphone Make sure the sound and microphone are not muted.

Device It is forbidden to use the tablet unless it has a physical connection to the keyboard and an operating system installed that meets the exam requirements.

Make sure you are plugged into a power supply before starting the exam to prevent the battery from draining during the exam.

  1. b) Logging in to the account at http://www.vmware. com/certification/ and signing up for the chosen exam.

When enrolling, check the option of remote exam supervision to select new test writing options. The full catalog of VMware Certification and Test IDs is available here: https://home.pearsonvue. com/vmware

Selected certificates and exams from VMware core pathways:

https://www. altkomakademia.pl/attachment/Inne/vmware-learning-paths-v3%20(2). pdf?_t=1630937610

 

  1. c) Start of the exam

When it is time for the exam, log in to your account at http://www.vmware. com/certification/ and start.

Apart from the lab-based VCAP Deploy exams, which require longer preparation and will be available in time, all other exams can be taken online from April 20, 2020.