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    VCP-Cloud Exam testing center exam code: VCPC510 Exam Blueprint Version 2.6

    28 March 2013

    Disclaimer:This blueprint is intended to provide information about the objectives covered by the exam and provide relatedresources and recommended courses. The material contained within this blueprint is not intended to guaranteethat a passing score will be achieved on the exam. VMware recommends that a candidate utilizes the resourcesand courses recommended in this guide to ensure they thoroughly understand the exam objectives prior to anyattempt of the exam itself.

    Blueprint Authors:Jon C. Hall

    Joshua Andrews

    Ryan K. Baker

    Contributors:

    George Kobar

    Bill Sitchler

    Karim Elatov

    Chris Little

    Bill Call

    Andy Cary

    Tom Stephens

    Damian Wraa

    Andrew Ellwood

    VMware Certified Professional CloudExam Blueprint

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    Contributors (continued):Kyle Gleed

    Brian Watrous

    Undeleeb Din

    Chris Skinner

    Mostafa Khalil

    Jonathan McDonald

    Ben Thomas

    Daniel de Sao Jose

    Brandon Freitag

    Mahesh Rajani

    Phillip Cohen

    Mark Brunstad

    John Harbin

    Michael Steward

    Scott Sauer

    Ben Sier

    John Krueger

    Rawlinson Rivera

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    Table of Contents

    1. The Exam ............................................................................................................................................................... 4

    1.1 Purpose of Exam .............................................................................................................................................. 4

    1.2 Number of Questions ...................................................................................................................................... 4

    1.3 Passing Score ................................................................................................................................................... 4

    1.4 How Objectives Relate to Questions on the Exam .......................................................................................... 4

    1.5 Languages ........................................................................................................................................................ 4

    1.6 Time Limit ........................................................................................................................................................ 4

    1.7 Scheduling and Taking the Exam ..................................................................................................................... 5

    1.8 Certification Tracks .......................................................................................................................................... 5

    1.9 Retake Policy .................................................................................................................................................... 5

    1.10 Exam Security ................................................................................................................................................ 5

    2. Intended Audience ................................................................................................................................................ 6

    2.1 Intended Audience .......................................................................................................................................... 6

    3. Objectives covered in the VCP-Cloud Exam .......................................................................................................... 6

    3.1 Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................... 6

    3.2 Objectives ........................................................................................................................................................ 6

    4. VCP-Cloud Path Options and Course Requirement ............................................................................................. 26

    4.1 VCP-Cloud Path Options ................................................................................................................................ 26

    4.2 Course Requirement ...................................................................................................................................... 26

    5. Additional Resources ........................................................................................................................................... 27

    5.1 Mock Exam .................................................................................................................................................... 27

    5.2 VCP-Cloud Community .................................................................................................................................. 27

    5.3 Building a vCloud Test Environment .............................................................................................................. 27

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    1. The Exam

    1.1 Purpose of Exam

    The VMware Certified Professional Cloud Exam tests certification candidates on their skills and abilitiesinstalling, configuring and administering a VMware vCloud environment. Successful candidates demonstratemastery of these skills and abilities.

    1.2 Number of Questions

    The VCP-Cloud Exam consists of 135 questions and a short pre-exam survey consisting of 10 questions.

    1.3 Passing Score

    The passing score for this exam is 300, using a scaled scoring method. The scale is from 100-500. Scaled scoresare calculated using a mathematical formula that considers a variety of factors, including the number and typeof exam questions included in a specific version of the exam. Because this combination may vary in differentversions of the same examination, scaled scores provide a fair score for each individual based on the version ofthe exam taken.

    1.4 How Objectives Relate to Questions on the Exam

    Objectives summarize what the test is designed to measure. Objectives are developed by Exam Developers andSubject Matter Experts based on identified tasks that relate to the job of administering a vCloud Directorenvironment. Once the initial development process is complete, these objectives are verified using an externalgroup of individuals in the actual job role. The external survey determines the number of questions for eachobjective, which relates directly to the criticality of the task in the job role.

    1.5 Languages

    The exam is available in English.

    1.6 Time Limit

    The time limit for the exam is 120 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes to complete the survey questions andagreements.

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    1.7 Scheduling and Taking the Exam

    This exam is administered through Pearson VUE. For details on the rules and procedures associated withregistering for and taking the exam, which exams are available, latest certification news and more, please visitthe VMware page on Pearson VUEs website at http://www.pearsonvue.com/vmware .

    Pearson VUE s website can also be used to locate a testing center in your area, schedule a VMware exam, andreview exam history information.

    1.8 Certification Tracks

    There are two paths to earning your VCP-Cloud certification.

    Path 1

    Be a VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) Pass the IaaS Exam

    The VMware vCloud: Deploy and Manage the VMware Cloud [V1.5] course can help you prepare forthis exam, but it is not required if you are following this path to VCP-Cloud certification. Moreinformation about this course is detailed in section 4 .

    Path 2

    Attend a qualifying course:VMware vCloud: Deploy and Manage the VMware Cloud [V1.5]

    Pass the VCP-Cloud Exam

    1.9 Retake Policy

    If a candidate fails an exam on the first attempt, he or she must wait 7 calendar days from their originalappointment time before he or she can register to retake the exam. There is no limit to the number of retakes acandidate can attempt, but the same waiting period applies after each failed attempt. Once the exam is passed,a candidate may not make any further attempts.

    1.10 Exam Security

    VMware reserves the right to refuse certifying a candidate who violates exam security policies. This includescopying and redistribution of exam material, using any type of study material during the exam itself, attempting

    to photograph exam items and taking an exam using a false identity. Pearson VUE testing centers will take youphoto and capture your digital signature upon arrival to take the exam.

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    2. Intended Audience

    2.1 Intended Audience

    A typical candidate for the VCP-Cloud certification has three to six months experience working with vCloudDirector implementations. They are typically infrastructure personnel, who are capable of installing andconfiguring ESXi hosts and can use VMware vCenter Server to monitor, manage, troubleshoot, and administervirtual machines. The candidate possesses an understanding of basic cloud concepts includingpublic/private/hybrid clouds, multi-tenancy and cloud security. The candidate is capable of installing andconfiguring vCloud Director and related components, as well as utilizing vCloud Director to create and managevApps, Service Catalogs, Organization/provider VDCs, and cloud enabled networking and storage.

    3. Objectives covered in the VCP-Cloud Exam

    3.1 Introduction

    It is recommended that candidates have the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and administera vCloud environment before taking the VCP-Cloud Exam. It is required for candidates to have completed thecourse listed as a requirement for this exam as detailed in section 4 .

    3.2 Objectives

    Prior to taking this exam, candidates should understand each of the following objectives. Each objective is listedbelow; along with related tools the candidate should have experience with, and related documentation that

    contains information relevant to the objective. All objectives may also be referenced in other productdocumentation not specifically highlighted below. The candidate should be familiar with all relevant productdocumentation or have an equivalent skillset.

    Section 1 Plan, Install, Configure and Upgrade vCenter Server and VMware ESXi

    Objective 1.1 -- Install and Configure vCenter Server

    Knowledge

    Identify vCenter Server requirements Identify vCenter Server database requirements Identify VMware vSphere Client requirements Deploy the vCenter Appliance Install vCenter Server Install/Remove vSphere Client plug-ins Enable/Disable vSphere Client plug-ins

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    Determine use case for vSphere Client and Flex Client

    Tools

    vSphere Installation and Setup guide

    vCenter Server and Host Management guide vSphere Examples and Scenarios Guide VMware Virtualization Toolkit vSphere Client and Web Client

    Objective 1.2 Install and Configure VMware ESXi

    Knowledge

    Identify ESXi host requirements Perform an interactive installation of ESXi using media or PXE Configure NTP on an ESXi Host

    Tools

    vSphere Installation and Setup guide vCenter Server and Host Management guide vSphere Examples and Scenarios Guide vSphere Client and Web Client

    Objective 1.3 Plan and Perform Upgrades of vCenter Server and VMware ESXi

    Knowledge

    Identify available vSphere editions and features Determine appropriate vSphere edition based on customer requirements

    Tools

    vSphere Installation and Setup guide vCenter Server and Host Management guide vSphere Examples and Scenarios Guide vSphere Upgrade guide vSphere Client and Web Client

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    Section 2 Plan and Configure vSphere Networking

    Objective 2.1 Configure vSphere Standard Switches

    Knowledge

    Identify vSphere Standard Switch capabilities Create/Delete a vSphere Standard Switch Add/Configure/Remove vmnics on a vSphere Standard Switch Configure vmkernel ports for network services Add/Edit/Remove port groups on a vSphere Standard Switch Determine use case for a vSphere Standard Switch

    Tools

    vSphere Installation and Setup guide

    vSphere Networking guide vSphere Client and Web Client

    Objective 2.2 Configure vSphere Standard and Distributed Switches

    Knowledge

    Identify vSphere Distributed Switch capabilities Create/Delete a vSphere Distributed Switch Add/Remove ESXi hosts from a vSphere Distributed Switch Edit general vSphere Distributed Switch settings Add/Configure/Remove dvPort groups Configure dvPort settings Add/Remove uplink adapters to dvUplink groups Create/Configure/Remove virtual adapters Migrate virtual adapters to/from a vSphere Standard Switch Migrate virtual machines to/from a vSphere Distributed Switch Determine use case for a vSphere Distributed Switch

    Tools

    vSphere Installation and Setup guide vSphere Networking guide vSphere Client and Web Client

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    Tools

    vSphere Storage guide vSphere Installation and Setup guide vCenter Server and Host Management guide

    vSphere Client and Web Client

    Section 4 Deploy and Administer Virtual Machines and vApps

    Objective 4.1 Create and Deploy Virtual Machines

    Knowledge

    Identify capabilities of virtual machine hardware versions Identify methods to access and use a virtual machine console Configure and deploy a Guest OS into a new virtual machine Configure/Modify disk controller for virtual disks Create/Convert thin/thick provisioned virtual disks Install/Upgrade/Update VMware Tools Configure virtual machine time synchronization Configure/Modify virtual CPU and Memory resources according to OS and application requirements Determine appropriate datastore locations for virtual machines based on application workloads

    Tools

    vSphere Virtual Machine Administration guide

    Installing and Configuring VMware Tools Guide vSphere Client and Web Client

    Objective 4.2 Create and Deploy vSphere vApps

    Knowledge

    Describe a vSphere vApp

    Tools

    vSphere Virtual Machine Administration guide vSphere Client and Web Client

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    Tools

    vCenter Server and Host Management guide vSphere Availability guide vSphere Resource Management guide

    vSphere Client and Web Client

    Objective 5.2 Migrate Virtual Machines

    Knowledge

    Identify ESXi host and virtual machine requirements for vMotion and Storage vMotion Identify Enhanced vMotion Compatibility CPU requirements Migrate virtual machines using vMotion/Storage vMotion

    Tools

    vSphere Resource Management guide vSphere Virtual Machine Administration guide vSphere Examples and Scenarios Guide vSphere Client and Web Client

    Section 6 Perform Basic Troubleshooting and Alarm Management

    Objective 6.1 Perform Basic Troubleshooting for ESXi Hosts

    Knowledge

    Identify general ESXi host troubleshooting guidelines Troubleshoot common installation issues Monitor ESXi system health Export diagnostic information

    Tools

    vCenter Server and Host Management guide vSphere Monitoring and Performance guide

    vSphere Troubleshooting guide vSphere Client and Web Client

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    Objective 6.2 Perform Basic vSphere Network Troubleshooting

    Knowledge

    Verify network configuration

    Verify a given virtual machine is configured with the correct network resources Troubleshoot virtual switch and port group configuration issues Troubleshoot physical network adapter configuration issues Identify the root cause of a network issue based on troubleshooting information

    Tools

    vSphere Networking guide vSphere Troubleshooting guide vSphere Client and Web Client

    Section 7 Monitor a vSphere Implementation and Manage vCenter Server Alarms

    Objective 7.1 Monitor ESXi, vCenter Server and Virtual Machines

    Knowledge

    Describe how Tasks and Events are viewed in vCenter Server Identify critical performance metrics Explain common memory metrics Explain common CPU metrics

    Explain common network metrics Explain common storage metrics Compare and contrast Overview and Advanced Charts Configure SNMP for vCenter Server Configure Active Directory and SMTP settings for vCenter Server Configure vCenter Server logging options Create a log bundle Create/Edit/Delete a Scheduled Task Configure/View/Print/Export resource maps Start/Stop/Verify vCenter Server service status Start/Stop/Verify ESXi host agent status

    Configure vCenter Server timeout settings Monitor/Administer vCenter Server connections Create an Advanced Chart Determine host performance using resxtop and guest Perfmon Given performance data, identify the affected vSphere resource

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-networking-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-networking-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-troubleshooting-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-troubleshooting-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-troubleshooting-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-networking-guide.pdf
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    Tools

    vCenter Server and Host Management guide vSphere Resource Management guide vSphere Monitoring and Performance guide

    vSphere Client and Web Client

    Objective 7.2 Create and Administer vCenter Server Alarms

    Knowledge

    List vCenter default utilization alarms List vCenter default connectivity alarms List possible actions for utilization and connectivity alarms Create a vCenter utilization alarm Create a vCenter connectivity alarm

    Configure alarm triggers Configure alarm actions For a given alarm, identify the affected resource in a vSphere implementation

    Tools

    vCenter Server and Host Management guide vSphere Resource Management guide vSphere Monitoring and Performance guide vSphere Examples and Scenarios Guide vSphere Client and Web Client

    Section 8 Install and Configure vCloud Director

    Objective 8.1- Install vCloud components

    Knowledge

    Identify required vCloud components and pre-requisites for installation Describe installation order of the components Create a SysPrep package

    Install vCloud Director Install vShield Manager Install vCenter Chargeback Configure vCloud Director network connections Configure vCloud Director database settings Troubleshoot basic installation issues

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-host-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-host-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-resource-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-resource-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-monitoring-performance-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-monitoring-performance-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-host-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-host-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-resource-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-resource-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-monitoring-performance-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-monitoring-performance-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-examples-scenarios-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-examples-scenarios-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-examples-scenarios-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-monitoring-performance-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-resource-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-host-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-monitoring-performance-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-resource-management-guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-51-host-management-guide.pdf
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    Identify relationship between vCenter Server and VSM Generate self-signed certificates Imported certificates Add additional vCenters to the vCloud Director server Configure licensing

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vShield Administration Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide vCloud Director Web Console vShield Manager Console

    Section 9 Administer Users, Roles and Privileges in a vCloud

    Objective 9.1 Create Roles and Apply Privileges to Roles in a vCloud

    Knowledge

    Identify the vCloud Director predefined roles and their specific privilege levels Identify the steps to create a custom role in vCloud Director Identify the operations that can be performed on predefined roles Identify the types of users that can be granted access Explain the purpose of a custom role in vCloud Director Given an end- users job description, determine which role would be granted

    Validate specific access rights in security role. Troubleshoot common customized role access issues.

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide vCloud Director User s Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Objective 9.2 Configure AD/LDAP Integration in a vCloud

    Knowledge

    Configure AD/LDAP integration Identify Open LDAP infrastructure components Identify Active Directory infrastructure components

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdf
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    Describe how to import users and groups Configure vCloud Director to authenticate via Open LDAP Configure vCloud Director to authenticate via Active Directory Test connectivity to external LDAP Import users and groups from external LDAP

    Troubleshoot common LDAP external connectivity issues

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Section 10 Configure and Administer vCenter Chargeback

    Objective 10.1

    Configure and Administer vCenter Chargeback Roles and Privileges

    Knowledge

    Understand Chargeback roles and privileges Identify Resource types Identify default roles Associate role to a user Troubleshoot common permission issues

    Tools

    vCenter Chargeback Manager Users Guide Best Practices and Troubleshooting Guide Using vCenter Chargeback with vCloud Director vCenter Chargeback Manager UI vCloud Director Web Console

    Objective 10.2 Configure and Generate vCenter Chargeback Reports

    Knowledge

    Identify vCenter Chargeback report types Generate reports Identify components of report dashboard Validate report generation.

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttps://www.vmware.com/pdf/cbm_users_guide_2_5_0.pdfhttps://www.vmware.com/pdf/cbm_users_guide_2_5_0.pdfhttps://www.vmware.com/pdf/cbm_bp_ts_guide_2_5_0.pdfhttps://www.vmware.com/pdf/cbm_bp_ts_guide_2_5_0.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMware-Technote-Using-vCenter-Chargeback-vCloud-Director.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMware-Technote-Using-vCenter-Chargeback-vCloud-Director.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMware-Technote-Using-vCenter-Chargeback-vCloud-Director.pdfhttps://www.vmware.com/pdf/cbm_bp_ts_guide_2_5_0.pdfhttps://www.vmware.com/pdf/cbm_users_guide_2_5_0.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdf
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    Given requirements, determine the appropriate network type

    Tools

    Architecting a vCloud

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Objective 11.2 Configure and Administer vCloud Network Pools

    Knowledge

    Describe the concept of a Network Pool Configure Network Pool properties Create and Administer Network Pools Create/Delete a Network Pool Expand Network Pool Determine appropriate backing for a given Network Pool

    Tools

    Architecting a vCloud vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide

    vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Objective 11.3 Configure and Administer vApp Networks

    Knowledge

    Identify the types of vApp networks Explain the purpose and use cases for vApp networks Explain the relationship between vApp networks and vShield Edge devices Explain capabilities related to vApps

    Explain the purpose and use of the visual mapping tool Create and Administer vApp networks Create/modify/delete a direct vApp network Create/modify/delete a routed vApp network Create/modify/delete an internal vApp network Troubleshoot vApp networks using the visual mapping tool

    http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdf
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    Troubleshoot vApp networks using the visual mapping tool

    Tools

    Architecting a vCloud

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Objective 11.4 Manage Network Services

    Knowledge

    Identify available vShield Edge network services Manage network services from within vCloud Director Add a SNAT/DNAT rule Add a DHCP IP pool Add static IP addresses Configure DHCP/NAT/VPN services Configure VPN service Configure syslog Use logs to troubleshoot common network service issues

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vShield Administration Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide vCloud Director Web Console vShield Manager UI

    Objective 11.5 Manage vShield Edge firewall from within vCloud Director

    Knowledge

    Identify available vShield Edge network services

    Identify where to set firewall rules within the vCloud Director interface Explain vShield firewall concepts as they relate to a cloud environment Determine which firewall rules need to be applied or modified Determine which vShield devices impact a given service Manage vShield Edge firewall from within vCloud Director Enable/Disable firewall

    http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Architecting-vCloud-WP.pdf
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    Add/Modify/Delete firewall rules Ensure reliable and secure vShield Edge firewall configuration Ensure rules are performing correctly Ensure rules are in the proper order Troubleshoot common firewall service issues

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vShield Administration Guide vCloud Director Security Hardening Guide vCloud Director Web Console vShield Manager UI

    Section 12 Configure and Administer vCloud Organizations

    Objective 12.1 Create an Organization

    Knowledge

    Identify where to add Organizations in the vCloud Director interface Identify the URL name of the newly created Organization Identify local SMTP server Create an Organization Create a new Organization via the Wizard Configure VM lease times

    Configure Storage lease times Setup SMTP server information Setup notification settings

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Objective 12.2 Manage Organizations

    Knowledge

    Manage Organizations Identify Allocation models List operations that can be performed on an Organization

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMW_10Q3_WP_vCloud_Director_Security.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vshield_51_admin.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdf
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    List the vCloud constructs that make up an Organization Explain the purpose and use case for each storage option Match the Org vDC to the tier of service Edit leases, quotas, and limits that would be applied to organizations. Revise catalog(s) and their permissions that are attached to the Org

    Add/Remove users and groups Add/Remove/Edit Org vDCs Edit Organization settings Allocate proper resources to an Organization Configure the different allocation models Configure storage provision options

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Users Guide

    vCloud Director Web Console

    Section 13 Allocate and Manage vCloud Resources

    Objective 13.1 Create and Administer Provider VDCs

    Knowledge

    Identify where in the hierarchy a provider VDC resides Identify where an Provider VDC gets its resources

    Differentiate Provider and Organization VDCs Explain the concept of a Provider VDC Explain when and how to Enable/Disable a Provider VDC Create/Delete a Provider VDC Select Resource Pools and Datastores for a Provider VDC Explain when and how to Enable/Disable a Provider VDC Host Prepare/Unprepare a Provider VDC Host Upgrade/Repair a Provider VDC Host agent Explain when and how to Enable/Disable a Provider Datastore Configure Low Disk Space Warnings

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcd_15_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcd_15_admin_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcd_15_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcd_15_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcd_15_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcd_15_users_guide.pdfhttp://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcd_15_admin_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_users_guide.pdfhttp://pubs.vmware.com/vcd-51/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vcd_51_admin_guide.pdf
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    Objective 13.2 Create and Administer Organization VDCs

    Knowledge

    List Allocation Models

    Explain the concept of an Organization vDC Explain when and how to Create/Modify/Delete an Organization vDC Select the network pool for certain networks for the Org vDC Select Organization vDC components Select/Edit Organization vDC resources Configure and Manage Organization vDCs Enable/Disable an Organization vDC

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide

    vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Section 14 Create and Administer vCloud Catalogs

    Objective 14.1 Create vApp Templates, Media and Catalogs

    Knowledge

    Identify the location of vApp templates, media and catalogs

    Identify the format in which vApp templates, media, and catalogs can be stored Explain how to create a vApp template Explain the desirability of vApp templates in a cloud Explain how to create a catalog Explain how to publish a catalog to different organizations Explain the desirability of a catalog in a cloud Explain how to update a template Explain how to store media using the proper format Describe the function of vApp templates, media, and catalogs Differentiate between vApp templates, media and catalogs Create, modify, delete vApp templates, media, and catalogs

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

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    Objective 14.2 Manage Catalogs

    Knowledge

    Identify which format VMs can be imported

    Identify which catalog properties are frequently used Explain the concept of guest customization Explain the concept of catalogs Explain how VMs are imported into catalogs Explain how guest customization works on various operating systems Explain how to deploy a vApp Explain how to change catalog properties Explain the purpose and use cases for frequently-used catalog properties Given a standard use case, determine which items need to be customized in a cloud environment Given a standard use case, determine the effect frequently-used catalog properties will have

    Tools

    vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

    Section 15 Monitor Cloud Utilization

    Objective 15.1 Audit Resources and Events in a vCloud

    Knowledge

    Identify vCloud Director Administration interface components Identify the location of the logs (events/tasks) in the vCloud Director interface Monitor CPU, Disk and Memory usage for a provider vDC Monitor CPU, Disk and Memory usage for an Organization Monitor External Network, Org vDC networks, and resource and network pools Monitor IP allocation utilization Review and interpret tasks and events in vCloud Director Troubleshoot common resource/event issues in a vCloud

    Tools

    vCloud Director Performance and Best Practices vCloud Director Administrators Guide vCloud Director Users Guide vCloud Director Web Console

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    4. VCP-Cloud Path Options and Course Requirement

    4.1 VCP-Cloud Path Options

    For additional information on the IaaS Exam please see the IaaS Exam Blueprint located athttp://mylearn.vmware.com/register.cfm?course=141652

    4.2 Course Requirement

    In order to obtain the VCP-Cloud certification, a candidate must first attend the VMware vCloud Director:Install, Configure, Manage [V5.1] course. After successfully completing the class, the candidate may attemptthe VCP-Cloud Exam. Successful completion of the course and exam will grant the candidate VCP-Cloudcertification status.

    VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.1]

    A three day, hands-on training course that demonstrates to technical personnel how to deploy VMware vCloudfor a small private cloud environment and manage the ongoing operation of the deployment. The coursefocuses on the private cloud in an engineering or quality assurance solution. The course covers all of thefundamentals needed to install, configure, and manage any small private cloud with vCloud Director, includingthe following objectives:

    Deploy vCloud Director. Manage vCloud Director to satisfy small private cloud business needs. Configure VMware vSphere storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual data centers. Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs. Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs. Configure networking for organizations and VMware vSphere vApp(s).

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    Interface vCloud Director to Microsoft Active Directory servers. Understand the interactions between VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)

    clusters and vCloud Director.

    5. Additional Resources

    5.1 Mock Exam

    VMware provides free practice questions for the VCP-Cloud Exam. The mock exam contains sample questions,along with explanation for incorrect responses. The mock exam presents 25 questions, written by the sameauthors of the actual exam. The mock exam pass score is set to 100% and a candidate can retake the mockexam as many times as desired until the 100% score is achieved. Please be advised that the pass score for themock exam is unrelated to the pass score for the actual exam. Refer to section 1.3 for the scoring informationfor the VCP-Cloud Exam.

    The mock exam is located at: http://mylearn.vmware.com/quiz.cfm?item=39070

    5.2 VCP Community

    VMware provides an online community for VCP candidates. This community contains valuable informationfrom other candidates and senior VCPs, and is moderated by VMware certification staff. The community islocated at: http://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/certedu/certification/vcp

    5.3 Building a vCloud Test Environment

    All VMware products, including vSphere 5 and vCloud Director 5.1, can be downloaded and evaluated for 60days. If you have the equipment to install a copy of ESXi 5.x, you can install ESXi in a VM. This would allow youto install multiple copies of ESXi and a copy of vCenter Server to create the underlying environment for a vCloudimplementation. For shared storage, obtain a virtual appliance that contains an iSCSI target. Several of theseare available on the appliance marketplace .

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