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In this article, I will try to summarize all the Frequently Asked Questions in the SWITCH 642-813 Exam. Hope it will save you some time searching through the Internet and asking your friends & teachers.

1. Please tell me how many questions in the real SWITCH exam, and how much time to answer them?

There are 45 questions, including 3 lab-sims. You have 120 minutes to answer them but if your native language is not English, Cisco allows you a 30-minute exam time extension.

2. How much does the SWITCH 300-115 cost? And how many points I need to pass the exam?

This exam costs $300. You need at least 790/1000 points to pass this exam.

3. I passed the SWITCH exam, will I get a certificate for it?

No, Cisco does not ship SWITCH Exam certificate, it only ships you a certificate after completing the full CCNP track of 3 exams (ROUTE, SWITCH & TSHOOT).

4. Which sims will I see in the SWITCH exam?

The popular sims now are LACP with STP Sim, HSRP Sim, AAAdot1x Lab Sim and please notice that the IP addresses, switch names may be different (it is also true for Drag and Drop questions)

5. How many points will I get for one sim?

Maybe you will get about 80 to 100 points for each sim, just like the CCNA exam.

6. In the real exam, I clicked “Next” after choosing the answer, can I go back for reviewing?

No, you can’t go back so you can’t re-check your answers after clicking the “Next” button.

7. I understand I will get CCNP certificate after completing 3 exams ROUTE, SWITCH and TSHOOT but can I take them in any order I like?

Yes, you can take these 3 exams in any order you like but the most popular “roadmap” is ROUTE then SWITCH and TSHOOT.

8. What are your recommended materials for SWITCH exam?

There are many options you can choose, but below are materials used and recommended by many candidates:


  • CCNP SWITCH 300-115 Official Certification Guide
  • CCNP SWITCH Portable Command Guide
  • SWITCH 300-115 Student Guide (Volume 1 & 2)
  • SWITCH 300-115 Quick Reference

Video Training:

  • CCNP SWITCH 300-115 CBT Nuggets
  • SWITCH 300-115 Cisco Video Mentor


9. Why don’t I see any questions and answers on certprepare.com? I only see the explanation…

Because of copyrighted issues, we had to remove all the questions and answers. You can download a PDF file to see the questions at this link http://www.certprepare.com/switch-questions-and-answers

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  1. Jovi
    May 8th, 2017

    Hi guys,

    Can anyone share the updated dump for switch 300-115 please?
    pls send to jovi_sin_hk @ yahoo(dot)com(dot)hk

  2. Anonymous
    May 8th, 2017

    Hi guys can someone please send me the lateset dumps on 300-115 please
    groblerdave1 @gmail. com

  3. leks
    May 9th, 2017

    Can someone pls help me with latest dump for 300-115? please send to bestleks@gmail(dot)com. Thanks

  4. Switch
    May 9th, 2017

    Guys anyone Please share the Lab simulation for practice………

  5. Anonymous
    May 12th, 2017

    Hi guys,

    Kindly share with me latest 300-115 dumps on gambasteve@gmail(.)com

  6. Anonymous
    May 12th, 2017

    failed exam, planning to retake, questions are changed, new drag and drops including new theory questions, can someone please send me new questions d _r a k e sh@ ya hoo.com

  7. Anonymous
    May 14th, 2017

    @Anonymous, have a look at the “share your SWITCH 2.0 experience” page for recent posts. If you have any new questions in mind, not listed there, please share…..

  8. Mr. Sam
    May 15th, 2017

    Hi All,

    if someone has new update from 262-279 question & answer, please help to send me to {email not allowed}. Many Thanks.

  9. Alex
    May 16th, 2017

    Please send latest dumps to watch_dog at ukr.net

  10. Alek
    May 17th, 2017

    Hi guys,

    Can someone please send me the latest dumps( I have the 191q but I would like to have the newest questions as well). Thanks!

  11. Pappy
    May 17th, 2017

    Please send me the latest dumps. I will take my exam this June. Please help me. This is my email. paul7alejo @ gmail.com

  12. Anonymous
    May 17th, 2017

    Dear All,

    Please send updated Switch dumps on “””””Harisalikhan2000 (@) Yahoo ( Dot ) Com””””.

  13. Anonymous
    May 18th, 2017

    Dear All, I am taking the exam after two days.
    Please send updated Switch dumps on “””””rami.droubi (@) hotmail( Dot ) Com””””.

  14. Dani
    May 18th, 2017

    I cannot add comments

  15. Dani
    May 18th, 2017

    Hi Guys,

    You can find the dumps with 230q in the link below:


    Can anyone confirm that with this dumps I can pass the exam?


  16. Dani
    May 18th, 2017

    I have the 230q dumps, are they still valid?

  17. Dani
    May 18th, 2017

    Guys, I have just send you the dumps with 230q, I need to know if they are valid, could you please confirm? thanks

  18. Dani
    May 18th, 2017
  19. Anonymous
    May 19th, 2017

    @Dani, those dumps are too old….

  20. Demon
    May 22nd, 2017

    nah your dumps are old.

  21. David
    May 22nd, 2017

    Hello, I’m having the SWITCH exam in a week, can anyone please email me the latest valid dumps? Please help me in these difficult times. networkingdavide(@)gmail .com

  22. Osama
    May 28th, 2017

    hi guys,
    please update regarding 230Q

  23. fatboy
    May 29th, 2017

    could someone please send the latest dumps to obese at hotmail dot com ?

  24. Jimbobn
    May 30th, 2017

    Is the 300-115 Cisco.CertPrepare-300.115.v06-02-17.by.dcd still valid.

    i think it has 232 questions in it?

  25. Anonymous
    June 1st, 2017

    can anyone send me the latest dumps for CCNP switch to youimprovedalot{@}gmail.com

  26. kaltzone
    June 3rd, 2017

    hello guys,

    PLEASE! Avoid the dumps.
    The dumps for the 300-115 are not valid.
    Whatever dump you download from the internet is not enough to pass the exam.
    Cisco decided to stop the procedure with the dumps and they renew the question pools once a week.
    So, it’s just a pitty to spend money for buying dumps that are really fake.
    That’s the truth!

  27. Melkor_Prime
    June 6th, 2017


    I paid for new dumps and I can share them with you. Actually I would like to know if they are still valid. Please if you want it please email me to delcurad @ gmail.com


  28. Melkor
    June 8th, 2017

    Hi All,

    In the link below you can find the latest RatedR and user D&D dumps (folder update 08-06-17) and additional dumps that I bought, actually they provide me with an update in which they have included the following:


    355+DragDrop New Q&As (I haven’t had time to check them) folder update 07-06-17

    Thank you for your help guys!! we really appreciate it

  29. Melkor
    June 8th, 2017

    @RatedR they are taken the dumps from you….hahaha anyway thank you again

  30. Anonymous
    June 9th, 2017

    The dumps and the questions are not valid.

  31. Curla
    June 12th, 2017

    From RatedR_300-115
    The following command was issued on a router that is being configured as the active HSRP router.
    standby ip

    Which statement is true about this command?

    A. This command will not work because the HSRP group information is missing << Correct answer
    B. The HSRP MAC address will be 0000.070c.ad01
    C. The HSRP MAC address will be 0000.070c.ac01
    D. This command will not work becaue the active parameter is missing
    E. The HSRP MAC address will be 0000.0c07.0ac00 << The answer on the dumps

  32. Osama
    June 14th, 2017

    Hi All,
    I want to know what is the correct answers for below

    Q) When a Cisco Catalyst switch that is configured in VTP server mode is first booted, which two VLAN ranges are loaded on the switch? (Choose Two)

    A. all VLAN are in the VLAN database.
    B. VLANs greater than 1005 in the startup-config file
    C. the first 1005 VLANs in the VLAN database file
    D. the first 1005 VLANs in the startup-config file
    E. VLANs greater than 1005 in the VLAN database file

    some people say B& C
    others say B & D


  33. mrbean
    June 16th, 2017

    Curla, you are wrong… reading the cisco online manual you can see that the group information is optional… it will take the default group if you do not mention it… here it is… on the second table step 4.
    http ://www .cisco. com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/lan/catalyst3560/software/release/12-2_52_se/configuration/guide/3560scg/swhsrp .html
    so E is correct… it’s the first virtual HSRP Mac :)

  34. test3
    June 22nd, 2017

    Hi , my CCNA cert expires in more 5 months. If I pass the the 300-115 I have 4 years to complete the CCNP or until the CCNA cert expired?

  35. Jan
    June 23rd, 2017

    Passed today with 9xx.
    The 251q form IT-Libraries are still valid.

    Good luck all!

  36. Tester on Jun 23
    June 24th, 2017

    87x /1000 – Still valid. Reworded questions.
    LACP, AAA, HSRP sim.
    Good luck guys

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