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Resources for learning HP Comware

HP is making more resources available to help with learning Comware. They’ve added free labs and courses to the already published simulators and virtual routers. This is a good resource for those looking to get started with Comware. HP Network Simulator (HNS, aka Simware) HP’s Network Simulator (HNS) is a modelling tool for simulating HP Comware networks. It includes […]

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HP Master ASE VIP Support

HP has announced that HP Master ASE holders can now get VIP support. This is supposed to give me:   Personalized 24/7 hotline for all Master ASE certified engineers, with preferential access to an experienced HP engineer upon validation Exclusive, enhanced access to HP networking senior product and solutions engineers from HP support teams and […]

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HP Simware – Comware OS Simulator

HP recently released “Simware”, a Comware network simulator that lets you create test networks of emulated Comware switches and routers. This can be used to create “virtual” networks, ideal for learning, feature validation, and change testing. It’s broadly similar to Dynamips. It’s not perfect, and it’s been a long time coming, but it’s a start. […]

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HP ASE – Network Architect v1

I’ve just passed the HP0-Y45 exam, which means I have completed the requirements for “HP ASE – Network Architect v1.” As I have previously completed HP Master ASE – Network Infrastructure, I only had to pass one exam to complete this certification. I’m at HP Discover in Las Vegas this week, and since you get a […]

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HP Master ASE: HP0-Y37

I have just passed the HP exam “HP0-Y37: Migrating and Troubleshooting Networks.” This means I I have now passed all required exams for “HP Master ASE – Network Infrastructure[2011].” This is a run-through of my impressions of the exam, and what I used to study for it. Overall Impressions: This was a good, challenging exam. […]

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HP: Submit Proof of Certification

If you currently hold Cisco CCNA, CCNP or CCIE certification, you can use this as credit towards HP AIS, ASE and Master ASE certifications. You need to submit this: See this page for more details, and email contact addresses. For some reason, you have to click on a PDF for each region, which then just […]

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HP0-Y32 Exam Review

I have to pass two exams to complete HP Master ASE – Network Infrastructure. I recently passed the first of these, “HP0-Y32: Designing and Troubleshooting Open Standard Networks.” Preparation I did not attend any official training. I read the official HP Press Study Guide for this exam. I spent around 3-4 weeks reading this in […]

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HP0-Y32 Study Guide – Review and Errata

As part of my preparation for the “HP0-Y32: Designing and Troubleshooting Open Standard Networks” exam, I used the official study guide from HP Press: “HP ASE Network Infrastructure Official Certification HP0-Y32 Exam Guide.” I used the Kindle version of this book. My preference would have been a non-DRMed format, but the only alternative electronic version […]

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HP Master ASE – Network Infrastructure

What is the “HP Master ASE – Network Infrastructure” certification? HP has certification tracks covering most of its offerings – Servers, Storage, Software, Blades, Networking, etc. Within each track, there are up to three levels of certification – AIS, ASE and Master ASE. These roughly map to Cisco’s CCNA, CCNP and CCIE certification levels. There […]

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HP Learner ID

For HP exams, you need a “Learner ID.” Apparently your HP Passport account is not enough, and they like to maintain separate databases. Just to confuse things. You will need a Learner ID to get access to the HP Learning Center (where there is some free content), and to schedule exams. It can take a few […]

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