VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)

With the VCP6-DCV certification you will be able to configure, administer and scale a vSphere virtualized data center. You can deploy, consolidate, and administer virtualization technologies including vSphere HA and DRS Clusters, storage virtualization using VMFS, Storage DRS and Storage I/O Control, network virtualization using vSphere standard and distributed switches and Network I/O Control, vSphere management using vCenter Server and vRealize Operations Manager Standard, and Virtual Machines.

New Candidate Requirements
Path 1: If You are new to VMware Data Center Virtualization technology

  1. Gain experience with vSphere 6 (minimum 6 months recommended).
  2. Attend one of the required training courses:
  3. Complete the vSphere 6 Foundations Exam
  4. Complete the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization Exam

Path 2: If you have had previous vSphere 5.x training, but are not VCP certified (not valid for candidates who have an expired VCP certification).

  1. Attend the vSphere !VM-VIWN training course.
  2. Complete the vSphere 6 Foundations Exam.
  3. Complete the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization Exam.

Existing Candidate Requirements
Path 1: If you hold a valid VCP5-DCV certification

  1. Complete the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization Delta Exam

Path 2: If you hold a VCP certification for any solution track that has not expired

  1. Complete the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization Exam

Path 3: If you hold an expired VCP certification for any solution track

  1. Attend one of the required training courses:
  2. Complete the vSphere 6 Foundations Exam
  3. Complete the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization Exam