Certification Paths

Path if you hold

Cloud Management and Automation Design Certification Path

Cloud Management and Automation Design 2022

Certification Path if you hold no VCAP certifications

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.6] 

VMware vRealize Operations: Advanced Use Cases [v8.x]

VMware Aria Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.0] - Retired but still qualifies

VMware vSphere: Design [V7] - Retired but still qualifies

Certification Path if you hold a VCAP in any track with a 2021 version or newer

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.6] 

VMware vRealize Operations: Advanced Use Cases [v8.x]

VMware Aria Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.0] - Retired but still qualifies

VMware vSphere: Design [V7] - Retired but still qualifies

Certification Path if you hold a VCAP-CMA Deploy 2020 or Older OR VCAP-CMA Design 2020 or Older

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.6] 

VMware vRealize Operations: Advanced Use Cases [v8.x]

VMware Aria Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.0] - Retired but still qualifies

VMware vSphere: Design [V7] - Retired but still qualifies

Certification Path if you hold a VCAP-CMA Design 2023

VMware vSphere: Design [V8]

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.6]

VMware vRealize Operations: Advanced Use Cases [v8.x]

VMware Aria Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware vRealize Automation: Orchestration and Extensibility [V8.6]

VMware vRealize Automation: Troubleshooting[V8.6]

VMware vRealize Automation: Advanced Features and Troubleshooting [V8.x]

Troubleshooting VMware vRealize Operations[V8.x]

VMware Aria Automation: Advanced Topics [v8.14]

VMware vSphere: Design[V7]

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10] - On Demand

VMware Aria Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10] - On Demand

VMware vRealize Automation: Troubleshooting [V8.6] - On Demand

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.6] - On Demand

VMware vRealize Operations: Advanced Use Cases [v8.x] - On Demand

Certification Path if you hold a VCAP-CMA Design 2021 or Newer OR VCAP-CMA Deploy 2021 or Newer

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.6] 

VMware vRealize Operations: Advanced Use Cases [v8.x]

VMware Aria Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.0] - Retired but still qualifies

VMware vSphere: Design [V7] - Retired but still qualifies

FAQs

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