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Network Management Infrastructure Professional

Issued by Cyberspace Support (AFSC 3DXXX)

The earner of this badge completed one Network Management Professional course, attained the knowledge and ability to perform duties as a Network Engineer, passed the third party evaluation, and has advanced troubleshooting knowledge for configuration changes to the Layer Two/Three of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model, network switching/routing configurations, TCP/IP, VoIP, and Network Security.

Earning Criteria


Network Management Infrastructure Professional (NMIP)

Graduates of the NMI-P course will demonstrate competency in Advanced Layer 2 (e.g., spanning-trees, link aggregation, first-hop redundancy, private VLANs, and network monitoring) and Advanced Layer 3 (e.g., routing fundamentals, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, redistribution and filtering, GRE & recursive routing, IPSec, VRF-Lite, and IPv6).

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.

Juniper Enterprise Routing and Switching Specialist (JNCIS-ENT)

Earners of the JNCIS-ENT certification will demonstrate competency in JUNOS OS fundamentals, layer 2 switching or VLANs, spanning tree, layer 2 security, protocol independent routing (OSPF, IS-IS, BGP), tunnels, and high availability.