Category Archives: Certification

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

<Edit> Apparently I was the first to publicly take the exam! Hope the tips help out future candidates! Drop me a line if you have questions. I’ll be updating the Study Exam linked below for 6.5 in the coming weeks. … 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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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 9

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 3 :Introduction to vSphere Storage : Creating and Configuring vSphere Datastores Question 9 New hosts have been provisioned to the environment and existing storage needs … Continue reading

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