Apparently the tested topics and firmware versions can change any time without notice.
Is there already a NSE8 update planned this year? If the topics and firmware versions would change, would these changes have a different exam number? So that you can choose to take the old or new exam?
It seems that the written exam can already be scheduled at pearson vue. Is the practical exam already out of beta?
I was approved on NSE8 written on pearson vue. The Exam itself is not about versions, but about concept, troubleshooting and design. You do not need to stay in features, but in "best way to something work". What I can say "out of the NDA" are: Learn more about Fortinet products that you can..
My practical exam will be next month on Fortinet Miami/USA office. I don't know if it is beta yet.
As I'm sure everyone knows NDA prevents all test takers from sharing any information about the exam.
Having said that, I can back up what p****oni said:
it's about networking and security concepts that any individual certified at this level should handle fluently, rather than a specific firmware way-of-doing-things. I've taken both the written & lab parts of it and this applies equally for each one of them.
I highly recommend going through all previous NSE level's training and hands-on practice before attempting NSE8. AFAIK NSE8 written test is already available at PearsonVue centers.
the document lists general study topics, i would assume that is for both written and pratical. if you want to be 100% sure ask Fortinet themselves as others revealing topics from the exam might get them into problems.
from what i heard you can now also schedule in France for the practical exam.
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