Advanced Deploy vSphere 6.5 Exam 3V0-21.18/3V0-21.20 Exam
Retirement of 3V0-21.18 Exam
A few months ago, VMware announced the retirement of the exam 3V0-21.18 with effect from 31 December 2020. Now that the date is passed, this exam stands retired. This exam was the requirement for VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualization Deploy 2018 which also stands retired from the same date. From the 1st January 2021, the new exam 3V0-21.20 has replaced it. This exam is a part of the new certification VMware Certified Advanced Professional — Data Center Virtualization Deploy 2021. This exam and certification are active now.
Following is an introduction to the updated exam and certification.
VMware Certified Advanced Professional — Data Center Virtualization Deploy
The industry-recognized VCAP-DCV Deploy 2021 Deploy certification validates that you know how to deploy and optimize VMware vSphere infrastructures. It proves that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage best practices that provide a scalable and reliable virtualization platform for your organization.
This exam tests your skills and abilities in the implementation of a vSphere 6.x solution, including deployment, administration, optimization, and troubleshooting. The 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.
Exam Details (Last Updated: 6/20/2020)
The Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 6.7 exam (3V0-21.20) which leads to the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualization Deploy 2021 certification is a 17-item lab-based exam with a passing score of 300 using a scaled scoring method. Candidates are given 200 minutes to complete the exam, which includes adequate time to complete the exam for non-native English speakers.
This is a proctored exam delivered through Pearson VUE. For more information, visit the Pearson VUE website.
For details and a complete list of requirements and recommendations for attainment, please reference the VMware Education Services – Certification website.
Minimally Qualified Candidate
A minimally qualified candidate (MQC) has two years of experience deploying and managing VMware virtualized data center environments. The MQC is capable of deploying, optimizing, operating, and troubleshooting complex virtualized environments. Complex environments are those that require cooperative administration across multiple locations and technologies. The candidate demonstrates technical leadership with the use of automation tools, implementing and remediating virtualized environments as well as administering all vSphere features. Candidates are required to obtain a valid VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization 2020 certification prior to attempting this certification.
Section 1. Create and Deploy vSphere 6.x Infrastructure Components vSphere 6.x Infrastructure
Objective 1.1 – Perform automated ESXi Host deployment and configuration
Objective 1.2 – Deploy and Configure Core Management Infrastructure Components
Objective 1.3 – Deploy and Configure Update Manager Components
Objective 1.4 – Perform Virtual Machine Configuration
Section 2. Deploy and Manage a vSphere 6.x Storage Infrastructure
Objective 2.1 – Implement Complex Storage Solutions
Objective 2.2 – Manage Complex Storage Solutions
Objective 2.3 – Troubleshoot Complex Storage Solutions
Section 3. Deploy and Manage a vSphere 6.x Network Infrastructure
Objective 3.1 – Implement and Manage vSphere Standard Switch (vSS) Networks
Objective 3.2 – Implement and Manage vSphere 6.x Distributed Switch (vDS) Networks
Objective 3.3 – Scale a vSphere 6.x Network Implementation
Objective 3.4 – Troubleshoot a vSphere 6.x Network Implementation
Section 4. Configure a vSphere 6.x Deployment for Availability and Scalability
Objective 4.1 – Implement and Maintain vSphere Availability Solutions
Objective 4.2 – Implement and Manage DRS Solutions
Objective 4.3 – Troubleshoot vSphere Clusters
Section 5. Configure a vSphere 6.x Deployment for Manageability
Objective 5.1 – Manage a vSphere environment using command-line tools
Objective 5.2 – Implement and Maintain Host Profiles
Objective 5.3 – Manage and Analyze vSphere log files
Objective 5.4 – Configure and Manage Content Library
Section 6. Configure a vSphere 6.x Deployment for Performance
Objective 6.1 – Utilize vSphere Performance Monitoring Tools
Objective 6.2 – Optimize Virtual Machine Resources
Section 7. Configure a vSphere 6.x Deployment for Recoverability
Objective 7.1 – Deploy and Manage vSphere Replication
Objective 7.2 – Deploy and Manage vSphere Data Protection
Objective 7.3 – Backup and Recover vSphere Configurations
Objective 7.4 – Deploy and Manage vCenter Server Appliance High Availability
Section 8. Configure a vSphere 6.x Environment for Security
Objective 8.1 – Manage Authentication and End-User Security
Objective 8.2 – Manage SSL Certificates and Encryption Keys
Objective 8.3 – Harden a vSphere Deployment
Objective 8.4 – Securing and Encrypting a Virtual Machine
Preparing For The Exam
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