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VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (VCP-NV)

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This exam and certification will be retired on November 30, 2015.

A newer version is available here.

The VCP-NV certification validates your ability to install, configure, and administer NSX virtual networking implementations, regardless of the underlying physical architecture. With the knowledge validated by the VCP-NV certification, you will be prepared to install and administer architectures ranging from basic to advanced implementations.

Successful candidates will demonstrate core networking skills, such as:

  • Layer 2 switching and both static and dynamic Layer 3 routing
  • integration with virtual standard and distributed switches
  • management of networking policies for performance, scalability, and ease of administration
  • creating and administering NSX logical switches, Layer 2 bridges, routers, load balancers, VPNs, firewalls
  • creating and administering Edge services, such as DHCP, DNS, and NAT, configuring and managing High Availability
  • operational tasks, such as user permissions and roles, automation, monitoring, logging, auditing and compliance, backup and recovery
  • troubleshooting an Enterprise-class NSX networking implementation

 



Choose one of the paths below to earn your VCP-NV Certification

Path 1: Just starting with Network Virtualization Technologies.
1 Completion of one of the following courses is REQUIRED:
VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.1] Classroom
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VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.0] Classroom
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VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.0] Classroom
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2 Completion of the following course is RECOMMENDED
VMware Exam Preparation Workshop: Network Virtualization Certified Professional (VCP-NV) Self-Paced eLearning Enroll
3 Pass the following exam and get certified
VMware Certified Professional — Network Virtualization (VCP-NV) Exam Request VCPN610 Exam Authorization
Path 2: Already VCP Certified.
1 Required Prerequisite: Any valid VCP certification (excluding VCP6). Completing one the courses below
         is RECOMMENDED, but not required
VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.1] Classroom
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VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.0] Classroom
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VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.0] Classroom
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2 Completion of the following course is RECOMMENDED
VMware Exam Preparation Workshop: Network Virtualization Certified Professional (VCP-NV) Self-Paced eLearning Enroll
3 Pass the following exam and get certified
VMware Certified Professional — Network Virtualization (VCP-NV) Exam Request VCPN610 Exam Authorization
Path 3: Valid CCNA Data Center or CCNA Routing & Switching or CCNP Data Center or CCNP Routing & Switching certification or CCIE Data Center or CCIE Routing & Switching. Note: This path is only available until January 31, 2016
1 Completing one the courses below is RECOMMENDED, but not required.
VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.1] Classroom
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VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.0] Classroom
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VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.0] Classroom
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2 Submit verification of your Cisco Certification. See instructions.
3 Completion of the following course is RECOMMENDED
VMware Exam Preparation Workshop: Network Virtualization Certified Professional (VCP-NV) Self-Paced eLearning Enroll
4 Pass the following exam and get certified:
VMware Certified Professional — Network Virtualization (VCP-NV) Exam Request VCPN610 Exam Authorization
Path 4: If you have an expired VCP Certification for any solution track.
1 Completion of one of the following courses is REQUIRED:
Please note, the course used to earn your expired certification cannot be used towards this new certification – you must take another class.
VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.1] Classroom
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VMware NSX: Install, Configure Manage [V6.0] Classroom
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View Schedule
VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.0] Classroom
Live Online
View Schedule
2 Completion of the following course is RECOMMENDED
VMware Exam Preparation Workshop: Network Virtualization Certified Professional (VCP-NV) Self-Paced eLearning Enroll
3 Pass the following exam and get certified
VMware Certified Professional — Network Virtualization (VCP-NV) Exam Request VCPN610 Exam Authorization


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