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.

Recommended Path if you hold

1. Earn the VCP6-CMA or VCP7-CMA

2. (Recommended) Attend one of the training courses

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6.0] (course is retired)

1. (Recommended) Attend one of the training courses

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6.0] (course is retired)

3. Pass the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Cloud Management and Automation Design exam

2. Pass the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Cloud Management and Automation Design exam

1. Earn the VCP6-CMA or VCP7-CMA

2. (Recommended) Attend one of the training courses

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6.0] (course is retired)

3. Pass the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Cloud Management and Automation Design exam

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FAQs

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.

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.