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CCNA Security

I'm currently studying for my CCNA Securtiy 640-554 IINS exam.

I want to be able to play with cisco configuration professional software and use policy maps and police traffic.

Can anyone advise a cheap model of router that can do this? I have some old Cisco 837's however they don't support some commands and do not support CCP.

Also does anyone know if this exam has more questions than the CCNA switching and Routing?


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CCNA Security

I'm not sure about which router would be the best entry level with all the features. I got my experience in our lab and at work where I've used a wide variety of the ISR G2 line (2900, 3900 series, etc.). I'd think if you could get access to an 850 series or higher with security license it should cover the features you need to practice on.

The exact number of questions varies according to the pool you draw from but the CCNA R/S and CCNA Security are about the same length. I took and passed both this year.

You may get a whole lot more response on this subject over at the Cisco Learning Network. They have a CCNA Security discussion forum: