Category Archives: Certification

VCAP Exam links

As referred to in my VMUG talk “Taking and Passing VMware Advanced Certifications” Let me know if you find any other good links or if any of these quit working. Join the conversation in the VCP group on LinkedIn Covering … Continue reading

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VCAP DCV 6.5 Deploy a.k.a VMware Certified Advanced Professional — Data Center Virtualization Deploy 2018 a.k.a 3V0-21.18

<Edi 2t> PASS! After almost 10 weeks of waiting I finally got my score back.</Edit 2> <Edit> Apparently I was the first to publicly take the exam! Hope the tips help out future candidates! Drop me a line if you … Continue reading

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VMWorld 2018: Tuesday

The keynote was nice as a client was on stage talking about the success of an implementation I helped with.  Cool stuff. Then Sanjay talked to Malala Yousafzai which was pretty amazing.  Makes me wish I brought my daughters to VMworld. … Continue reading

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VMWorld 2018: Sunday Funday!

Another year another VMworld! I got registered early this morning and headed to the HandOnLabs.  Lots of 19xx labs, but nothing groundbreaking that I noticed – mostly updates.  Hopefully any big announcements will release cool labs. I tried challenge labs … Continue reading

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Day 1: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Every wish there was a 9-day/81-hour course to propel you down the road to being a VMware Architect?   Wish no more. The VMware Center for Advanced Learning has gone live with a course intended to: Strengthen architectural & solution outcome skills in … Continue reading

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VMware badges – 2017 edition (vROps / vSAN)

[Edit: Added time/#Qs to vSAN after someone tried it and responded to me] VMware certification has announced a series of “badges” that existing VCPs can add to demonstrate knowledge in either vROps or vSAN. vSAN was announced last week Right … Continue reading

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Get your VMware certification URL and PDFs

After all that hard work, it’s time to show off.  You can obtain PDFs of your VMware certifications or a URL listing all of them in the VMware Certification Manager. The URL will look like https://www.certmetrics.com/vmware/public/transcript.aspx?transcript=V5C8E3G22MVQ1VJX and can be send to … Continue reading

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VCAP6-NV (VCIX6-NV) Sample Question 10

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1703-SDC-1 – VMware NSX: Introduction and Feature Tour Prerequisites: none Lab: Module 5 : Distributed Firewall Question 10 The security team has requested new rules to protect an externally-facing three-tier app. Requirements: VMware web client login: administrator@vsphere.local … Continue reading

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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 11

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1706-SDC-3 – Security Concepts in the Software Defined Data Center Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 3 : Automating Password Complexity for ESXi Users. Question 11 The Administration team has requested a PowerCLI script to update all ESXi … Continue reading

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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 10

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 3 :Introduction to vSphere Storage : Working with Virtual Machine Snapshots Question 10 The VDI team has requested a virtual hardware change be captured on … Continue reading

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