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Can’t create Universal Transport Zone or UDLR with NSX 6.2 / 6.3

VMware NSX 6.2 introduced Cross-vCenter including Universal objects like Universal Transport Zone, Universal Logical (Distributed) Router (UDLR), Universal Logical Switch. So what happens if you’re on 6.2+ and you can’t create those objects? If you find yourself trying to create … Continue reading

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VCAP5-DCA (DCA550) environment

It’s late on Jan 31, the DCA510 exam is now dead – long live VCAP5-DCA! In celebration (because, trust me if you are interested in becoming VCAP5-DCA certified you are much better off taking DCA550) I’m posting some DCA550 goodness. … Continue reading

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VCAP5-DCA links

To go along with my Test Track posts, here’s a collection of VCAP5-DCA links.  Let me know if I missed any. Official Page Study guide Official Simulation Sean Crookston Jason Langer and Josh Coen MWPreston Blueprint breakdowns: http://thefoglite.com/vcap-dca5-objective/ http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/07/02/the-vcap5-dca-study-sheet/ http://www.vexperienced.co.uk/vcap5-dca/ … Continue reading

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VCAP Test Track (lab on a lap)

A couple of weeks before VMworld 2012 I built a portable VCAP5-DCA replica on my Lenovo W510 laptop that included all of the major components of the DCA environment.  It matched the IP scheme, naming convention, password pattern, available utilities … Continue reading

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VCP5-DCV updated for vSphere 5.5 (now 135 questions and two hours!)

After vSphere 5.1 was released the exam for the vSphere VCP-5DCV certification was modified to be “5.x agnostic.”  Which meant you could know only vSphere 5.0 or only 5.1 and still be able to answer any question on the exam. … Continue reading

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Building a VCAP live exam lab environment

Sections: Opening, Live exam environment summary, Live exam docs list, Scripts To prepare for one of the three VMware live lab exams (VCAP5-DCA, VCAP-DTA, VCAP-CIA) you may want to build your own test environment.  This accomplishes a variety of goals; … Continue reading

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VCAP-DTA certification exam announced – now 3 hours!

Today VMware launched the last of the “VCAP” exam set – the admin version of the “Desktop” track.  There are now six “Advanced Professional” exams, one Admin and one Design in each of the three tracks – Data Center, Desktop, … Continue reading

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