What Does HCIA Stand for in Huawei?

2024-01-17 14:34:07 SPOTO Club Huawei 1215

Imagine! You wake up one morning and see your dream comes true that you passed the HCIA exam with flying colors and all your hard work which was being put in studies for months has given you fruitful results.


Undoubtedly, we all know that Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) Routing and Switching Certification is one of the established certifications amongst many other ongoing IT certification courses.

Basic knowledge

To pass out the HCIA exam is not a piece of cake. Unlike, other courses it’s very difficult to find the study materials of the HCIA exam. If you just want to have the certificate you may go on and search for past exam journals, which in future may trouble you on your work front. But if you are willing to brighten up your future and gain some much-needed expertise from the exam, this article would help you immensely.


Capabilities needed to be HCIA Routing and Switching certified

You must expert the characteristics and general technology of small and medium-sized networks, capability to use Huawei routing and switching equipment to help in the design, functioning, operation and maintenance of small and medium-sized enterprises and understand the interdependence of enterprise networks.


Exam Content:

HCIA Routing and Switching Exam offer you to gain knowledge of routing and switching, IP Network, TCP/IP technologies, basic principles of WAN and other WAN protocols execution in Huawei routers, Ethernet technologies, STP and RSTP, VLAN and Link Aggregation along with their implementation in Huawei Switches, basic principles of OSPF routing protocol for IPv4 and IPv6 networks, IP based network security, basic principles of network management as SNMP, knowledge of IPv6, principle and implementation of OSPFv3 and DHCPv6 protocols, MPLS, SR basic principles.

Knowledge Points of Exam

(12%) Principles of IP Network

  • IP based data forwarding process and Ethernet.
  • TCP/IP network protocols and data hiding.
  • VRP commands for basic navigation and configuration.
  • IPv4 addressing fundamental, address design and subnetting.
  • TCP/IP aiding applications such as Ping, Tracert, FTP, and Telnet.

(24%) LAN Technologies such as:

  • LAN switching operations.
  • Link Aggregation application and configuration.
  • VLAN principle application and configuration
  • RSTP and STP switching behavior, application and configuration.

(5%) WAN Technologies such as:

  • Principles as well as application of serial technologies in wide area networks.
  • HDLC and PPP encapsulation principles and configuration.
  • Frame Relay as well as PPPoE implementation at the customer edge.

(21%) Routing Technologies such as:

  • Static and dynamic routing principles.
  • OSPF dynamic routing protocol functioning and implementation in VRP.

(5%) Cybersecurity

(1%) Product Knowledge

(5%) Network Security such as:

  • User management during authentication and authorization schemes.
  • Technologies of Traffic Filtering as well as their application in the enterprise network.
  • Technologies like IPsec VPN for protecting user data.
  • How network security is made secured with the help of network security technologies and firewalls.

(4%) Network Management such as:

  • Network administration protocols and technologies

(25%) IPv6 Networks such as:

  • Principles and technologies of IPv6.
  • Routing technologies of IPv6
  • Application range of needed services for IPv6 networks.

(3%) MPLS and Segment Routing such as:

  • Basic principles of MPLS.
  • Basic principles of Segment Routing

The Procedure of Certification:

  • Exam Registration
  • Exam Payment
  • Onsite Examination
  • Certificate Obtainment

Obey the rules and process to while you take on the exam:

  • Try to reach your exam center before 15 minutes of the scheduled time, so that you can prepare yourself for the test and complete the sign-in procedures. Remember, if you are late by more than 15 minutes, you may not be allowed for the exam and your exam fees will not be given refunded.
  • Carry two valid photo identity documents. Remember, photocopies will not be accepted.
  • No personal items will be allowed in the exam rooms.


Work hard and I am sure you will pass out the exam and can achieve your goal with enthusiasm and unwavering resolve. For having better results in HCIA Exam, you must check out the HCIA Exam dumps, offered by the SPOTO Club.