Exam ID HP2-N29
Exam type Web-Based online exam used in certifications
Exam duration 1 hour
Exam length 25 questions
Passing score 70%
Delivery languages English
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Exam description

This exam tests your skills on complex enterprise networks and HP TippingPoint security devices. Exams are based on an assumed level of industry-standard knowledge that may be gained from the training, hands-on experience, or other pre-requisite events. It alos tests your knowledge on the following:
  • General networking (switching/routing/VLANs)
  • Experience with HP TippingPoint IPS and SMS devices
  • Experience implementing security policies

Who should take this exam?

This exam is for networking professionals who sell, support, and use HP TippingPoint Security Solutions. Examples of job roles include:
  • Reseller and customer network specialists
  • System Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • HPE Field System Engineers
  • HPE Services Technical Support and Field Services

Exam contents

This exam has 25 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)

Tips for taking this exam

These tips will help you while taking the exam.

Take the time to read the entire question and consider all of the options carefully before you answer. If the question indicates that it features an exhibit, study the exhibit and reread the question. Make sure to select the answer that correctly responds to the question that is asked — not simply an answer that includes some correct information. If the question asks for more than one answer, remember to select each correct answer. You will not receive partial credit for a partially correct answer.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Solution Overview

  • Overview HP TippingPoint Solution
  • Hardware Solutions
  • Digital Vaccine
  • TMC and ThreatLinQ


IPS Setup and Configuration

  • Initial Setup and Configuration of the IPS
  • Networking
  • LSM Overview
  • User Management


SMS Device Configuration

  • Understand SMS Setup and Configuration
  • Explore SMS network configuration


IPS Management

  • Understand IPS Setup and Configuration
  • Explore IPS network configuration
  • Discuss IPS network protection


Digital Vaccine and Policy

  • Explore DV Labs services and offerings
  • Understand IPS policy application


Profile Management

  • Understand IPS Policy Management and Configuration
  • Explore IPS Profile usage


Non-DV Filters

  • Understand Non-DV filter configuration
  • Explore scenarios forNon-DV filter use


Maintenance and Performance

  • Explore common software maintenance practices
  • Understand backup and disaster recovery techniques
  • Discuss IPS optimization

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