VMware vSphere VCP 6

Welcome to my VCP 6 study guide page. Josh Coen (blog/twitter) and I are back at it again providing a full breakdown of each exam objective. Just as we did with the VCP 5 study guide we put together each of us will be covering separate sections on our respective blogs with the goal of producing a free download PDF copy of all the exam objectives in a single study guide. We both appreciate any comments or feedback on the content we are building and hopefully you find it helpful in your studies for the VCP 6 exam as well.


Section 1 – Configure and Administer vSphere 6.x Secuirty

Objective 1.1 – Configure and Administer Role-Based Access Control

Objective 1.2 – Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere Virtual Machines

Objective 1.3 – Enable SSO and Active Directory Integration

Section 2 – Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere 6.x Networking

Objective 2.1 – Configure Advanced Policies/Features and Verify Network Virtualization Implementation

Objective 2.2 – Configure Network I/O Control (NIOC)

Objective 2.3 – Configure vSS and vDS Policies

Section 3 – Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere 6.x Storage

Objective 3.1 – Manage vSphere Storage Virtualization

Objective 3.2 – Configure Software-defined Storage

Objective 3.3 – Configure vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover

Objective 3.4 – Perform Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations and Upgrades

Objective 3.5 – Setup and Configure Storage I/O Control

Section 4 – Upgrade a vSphere Deployment to 6.x

Objective 4.1 – Perform ESXi Host and Virtual Machine Upgrades

Objective 4.2 – Perform vCenter Server Upgrades

Section 5 – Administer and Manage vSphere 6.x Resources

Objective 5.1 – Configure Advanced/Multilevel Resource Pools

Section 6 – Backup and Recover a vSphere Deployment

Objective 6.1 – Configure and Administer a vSphere Backups/Restore/Replication Solution

Section 7 – Troubleshoot a vSphere Deployment

Objective 7.1 – Troubleshoot vCenter Server, ESXi Hosts, and Virtual Machines

Objective 7.2 – Troubleshoot vSphere Storage and Network Issues

Objective 7.3 – Troubleshoot vSphere Upgrades

Objective 7.4 – Troubleshoot and Monitor vSphere Performance

Objective 7.5 – Troubleshoot HA and DRS Configurations and Fault Tolerance

Section 8 – Deploy and Consolidate vSphere Data Center

Objective 8.1 – Deploy ESXi Hosts Using Autodeploy

Objective 8.2 – Customize Host Profile Settings

Objective 8.3 – Consolidate Physical Workloads using VMware Converter

Section 9 – Configure and Administer vSphere Availability Solutions

Objective 9.1 – Configure Advanced vSphere HA Features

Objective 9.2 – Configure Advanced vSphere DRS Features

Section 10 – Administer and Manage vSphere Virtual Machines

Objective 10.1 – Configure Advanced vSphere Virtual Machine Settings

Objective 10.2 – Create and Manage a Multi-site Content Library

Objective 10.3 – Configure and Maintain a vCloud Air Connection

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