VMware Certified Associate 6 – Network Virtualization (VCA6-NV)

Gain greater credibility when discussing network virtualization, the business challenges VMware NSX and related networking technologies are designed to address, and how virtualizing the network with NSX addresses those challenges. You'll be able to define technical requirements for network virtualization, describe and differentiate VMware NSX components and technologies and identify common use cases and how they can be addressed.


Please note: This certification will retire on December 31, 2017.

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VCA6-NV Certification Requirements
1: There are no prerequisites but we recommend the following free eLearning course: VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals.
2: Pass the VMware Certified Associate 6 - Network Virtualization v6.2 Exam or the VMware Certified Associate – Network Virtualization Fundamentals Exam (retired October 2016).

VCA6-NV Certification Requirements

There is no migration path for this certification.


"For me and my company, the VCA certification gives a third-party validation to the knowledge I have of VMware products. It gives value to our customers, validating that I know how VMware products can help fulfil their infrastructure needs."
- Miguel Angel Vega Hirata, VCA-DCV and VCA-Cloud

"My focus is on acquiring multi-vendor and multi-technology skills...getting my VCA is part of that preparation."
- Pradeep Kumar Gadde, VCA-DCV, VCA-Cloud, VCA-WM

Do I have to complete the requirements in the order listed?

No, however we strongly recommend that you do so. Also, please note that successfully registering to take an exam does not imply that you meet the certification requirements in full.

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