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VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 — Cloud Management and Automation Design

VCAP6-CMA Design certification validates your ability to design and integrate vRealize Automation solutions within your large enterprise environments. This industry-recognized certification improves your credibility among your peers and proves that you have a deep understanding of data center design principles and methodologies.

 
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VCAP6-CMA Design Certification Requirements
+ Path 1: If you hold a valid VCP6-CMA certification but no advanced certifications
1: Two years recommended experience relevant to the technology track, plus additional IT experience
2: Recommend attending the VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6.0] course

Note: This training is strongly recommended, though not required
+ Path 2: If you hold a valid VCP6-DCV, VCP6-DTM, or VCP6-NV certification but no advanced certifications
1: Two years recommended experience relevant to the technology track, plus additional IT experience
3: Recommend attending the VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6.0] course

Note: This training is strongly recommended, though not required


CMA Certifications VCA6-HC VCA6-CMA VCP6-CMA VCAP6-CMA Design VCAP6-CMA Deploy VCIX6-CMA VCDX6-CMA

Click here if you have this certification and would like to upgrade to the next one.

VCAP6-CMA Design Certification Requirements
+ Path 1: If you hold VCAP-CID certification and a valid VCP
+ Path 2: If you hold a VCAP4 certification and an expired VCP
+ Path 3: If you hold a VCAP5 certification and an expired VCP in the same track

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

No, since you have a VCAP5.

If my VCP is expired, but I have a VCAP4 – do I have to get a VCP6 before I can take the VCAP6 exams?

Yes, you have to earn a VCP6 certification first.

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-CMA Design certification and don’t already have VCP6-CMA, will I receive it as well?

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

Are the courses listed required?

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

How does the VCAP6-CMA Design count towards a VCIX6-CMA?

The VCIX6-CMA is awarded once a candidate holds both VCAP6 exams. If you hold the VCAP6-CMA Design certification, you need only earn the VCAP6-CMA Deploy certification to be awarded the VCIX6-CMA.

However, if you currently hold a previous version of the VCAP, you may upgrade to VCIX6-CMA. See your alternatives here.