Category Archives: Computing

Networking 3 (TestTrack Unplugged Series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Networking 3 Things to notice: “Storage and vSphere management traffic will co-exist for the test.” = Enable Management traffic. This question was written before VSAN, that traffic type is not … Continue reading

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Networking 2 (TestTrack Unplugged Series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Networking 2 Things to note: “network administrator is in the process of setting the physical network” = This will likely not work if tested between hosts. In actuality it will … Continue reading

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Storage 3 (TestTrack unplugged series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Storage 3 Things to note: “created on the array in the future” = Don’t change PSP on any current LUN, just change the default for the array so new ones … Continue reading

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Storage 2 (TestTrack Unplugged series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Storage 2 The initial note to delete Payroll is only seen on TestTrack – you won’t want to undo anything on the real exam as no scoring is done until … Continue reading

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TestTrack Unplugged (Storage 1)

Back in 2012 I created TestTrack as a practice tool for the DCA510 (VCAP5-DCA on vSphere 5.0) exam. When the updated DCA550 exam launched I updated TT to match. With the decommissioning of the VCAP5-DCA exams the current TestTrack is … Continue reading

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vCloud Director – retain IP/Mac

I found myself in need of changing¬†a network setting on a bunch of vCD vApps. ¬†The setting in question (“Retain IP/MAC Resources” in the GUI, “RetainNetInfoAcrossDeployments” from the API) causes the vApp to retain it’s assigned IP (apparently by retaining … Continue reading

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VCAP6-NV Deploy public beta launched

[Update 6/16 with desktop screenshot] The successor to the popular NSX610 exam went into public beta last week with with a staggered roll out starting in the US. More info at the VMware pages Key changes from the current VCIX6-NV: … Continue reading

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VCP6-NV, VCP6-DTM, VCP6-CMA are released

The rest of the VCP-level exams updated for Version 6 have released. VCP6-CMA (Cloud) VCP6-NV (Networking) VCP6-DTM (Desktop) The exams for the most part are just the latest version of their corresponding existing exam minus most of the vSphere content. … Continue reading

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VCP6-DCV launched (new framework and three new exams incl Delta and Foundation)

[Note: I expect to update this document several times as info is released and updated, check back or follow for the latest] Today the new VMware VCP certification framework launches along with $50 beta versions of three new exams: vSphere … Continue reading

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VCP/VCAP/VCIX upgrade to version 6 – no class needed.

Subtitled for VCAPs: Have both? Take either. Have one? Take the other. Announced today, existing VCAP5 (VCAP5-DCA, VCAP5-DCD, VCAP-CIA, VCAP-CID, VCAP-DTA, VCAP-DTD) holders will be able to take one test to upgrade to the current VCIX in their chosen silo. … Continue reading

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