Certification Paths

Path if you hold

Data Center Virtualization Certification Path

Cloud Management and Automation Design 2022

Certification Path if you hold no VCAP certifications

VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Security [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8] - On Demand

Preferred VCAP Deploy exam registration method is online to ensure all candidate details are received to deliver the lab exam. Lab exam appointments are required to schedule at least 24 – 48 hours prior to the appointment date.

Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 7.x (3V0-22.21N)

205 Minutes  17 Questions  $250 USD

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

VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Security [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8] - On Deman

Preferred VCAP Deploy exam registration method is online to ensure all candidate details are received to deliver the lab exam. Lab exam appointments are required to schedule at least 24 – 48 hours prior to the appointment date.

Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 7.x (3V0-22.21N)

205 Minutes  17 Questions  $250 USD

Schedule Exam

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

VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Security [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8] - On Demand

Preferred VCAP Deploy exam registration method is online to ensure all candidate details are received to deliver the lab exam. Lab exam appointments are required to schedule at least 24 – 48 hours prior to the appointment date.

Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 7.x (3V0-22.21N)

205 Minutes  17 Questions  $250 USD

Schedule Exam

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

VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Security [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8] - On Demand

Preferred VCAP Deploy exam registration method is online to ensure all candidate details are received to deliver the lab exam. Lab exam appointments are required to schedule at least 24 – 48 hours prior to the appointment date.

Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 7.x (3V0-22.21N)

205 Minutes  17 Questions  $250 USD

Schedule Exam

View Exam Guide

Certification Path if you hold a VCAP-DCV Deploy 2023

VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8]

VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Security [V8] - On Demand

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8] - On Demand

Preferred VCAP Deploy exam registration method is online to ensure all candidate details are received to deliver the lab exam. Lab exam appointments are required to schedule at least 24 – 48 hours prior to the appointment date.

Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 7.x (3V0-22.21N)

205 Minutes  17 Questions  $250 USD

Schedule Exam

View Exam Guide

FAQs

Data Center Virtualization solutions are frequently updated. Having a year as its certification version allows VMware to better maintain the exam and training content, and more importantly, provides certification candidates the ability to communicate how current their skills are in relation to other certifications.

No, the VCP needs to be the same version as the VCAP you are pursuing. Since this is a new version of the certification, with new objectives, skills, and knowledge required, the VCP-DCV 2023 or VCP-DCV 2024 is required for new candidates to earn the VCAP-DCV Deploy 2024.

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

No, however we strongly recommend that you do so. Also, please note that successfully registering to take an exam does not imply that you meet the certification requirements in full.

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