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VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 — Network Virtualization Deployment

VCAP6-NV Deploy certification validates that you know how to deploy and optimize VMware NSX environments. It proves that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage best practices to provide a scalable and reliable virtualized network for your organization.

 
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VCAP6-NV Deploy Certification Requirements
+ Path 1: Hold a valid VCP6-NV certification
1: Two years recommended experience relevant to the technology track, plus additional IT experience
2: Recommend attending the VMware NSX Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.2] or VMware NSX: Design and Deploy [v6.1]

Note: This training is strongly recommended, though not required
+ Path 2: If you hold a valid VCP6-DCV, VCP6-CMA, or VCP6-DTM certification but no advanced certifications
1: Two years recommended experience relevant to the technology track, plus additional IT experience
3: Recommend attending the VMware NSX Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.2] or VMware NSX: Design and Deploy [v6.1]

Note: This training is strongly recommended, though not required
+ Path 3: If you have a valid CCIE Data Center or CCIE Routing & Switching certification
1: Recommend attending the VMware NSX Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.2] or VMware NSX: Design and Deploy [v6.1]

Note: This training is strongly recommended, though not required


NV Path VCA6-NV VCP6-NV VCAP6-NV Design VCAP6-NV Deploy VCIX6-NV VCDX6-NV
VCAP6-NV Deploy Certification Requirements
+ Path 1: If you hold VCIX-NV certification

If my VCP is expired, but I have a VCAP5 or a VCIX-NV, do I have to get a VCP6 before I can take the VCAP6 exams?

No, since you have a current VCAP5

Which VCAP exam do I take to upgrade my VCDX5 to VCDX6?

To upgrade from VCDX5 to VCDX6, you will need to pass the VCAP6-Design exam in each specific track

Are the courses listed required?

No, but we strongly recommend them as they are designed to prepare you for this exam.

If I earn VCAP6-NV Deploy certification and don’t already have VCP6-NV, will I receive it as well?

No. Please see this blog post for an explanation of this policy.