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Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA)

The Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA) certification validates that you have the fundamental skills to configure and manage modern, open standards-based networking solutions for small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs) and campus networks.

This certification validates your skills on the networking fundamentals of ArubaOS-CX switches and file structures including VLANs, secure access, redundancy technologies, and Aruba's Virtual Switching Framework (VSF). It verifies your ability to deploy Aruba wired networking technologies. This certification also validates that you know how to configure, manage and monitor network deployments with the Aruba management solutions.

Why earn this certification?
  • Elevate yourself as a trusted team member who contributes to the design, deployment and management of modern Aruba network solutions
  • Advance your career as a Aruba Certified Switching Associate who understands how to apply Aruba Switching Fundamentals for networks with offering wired and wireless access
  • Enhance your job satisfaction with an Aruba technical certification

Prerequisites

Ideal candidates for this certification are networking IT professionals with a minimum of six months experience in deploying small-to-medium scale network solutions.

Skill level

Associate

Prerequisites

Candidates must pass the Aruba Certified Switching Associate Exam on PearsonVUE.
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Length: 60 questions
Exam Code: HPE6-A72

Recommended training for this certification

!AA-CXF

or

Aruba Switching Fundamentals (ASF) (inactive on November 02, 2020)

Exams

Exam Code:

HPE6-A72

or

HPE6-A41 (inactive on November 02, 2020)

Recertification

Three to five days after you complete all requirements, you receive an email notification. Then your status in The Learning Center becomes “acquired”.

If you renewed this certification through a recertification path, you will also recertify any lower level certifications you achieved within the same domain. Example: Renewal of ACMX will renew ACMP and ACMA. All renewed certifications from the one renewal path will have the same new expiration date.

If you renewed this certification by completing the Edge certification or the Edge recertification path at any level (Associate/Professional/Expert), this will renew all certifications you achieved at that same level and any lower levels you have achieved. Example: ACEP renews ACMP, ACSP, ACCP, ACDP etc. and any Associate level you already achieved. All renewed certifications from the Edge certification or recertification path will have the same new expiration date.