VMware VCA6-NV Certification Exam Syllabus

1V0-642 Dumps Questions, 1V0-642 PDF, VCA6-NV Exam Questions PDF, VMware 1V0-642 Dumps Free, VCA6-NV Official Cert Guide PDFThe VMware 1V0-642 exam preparation guide is designed to provide candidates with necessary information about the VCA6-NV exam. It includes exam summary, sample questions, practice test, objectives and ways to interpret the exam objectives to enable candidates to assess the types of questions-answers that may be asked during the VMware Certified Associate 6 - Network Virtualization (VCA6-NV) exam.

It is recommended for all the candidates to refer the 1V0-642 objectives and sample questions provided in this preparation guide. The VMware VCA6-NV certification is mainly targeted to the candidates who want to build their career in Network Virtualization domain and demonstrate their expertise. We suggest you to use practice exam listed in this cert guide to get used to with exam environment and identify the knowledge areas where you need more work prior to taking the actual VMware Certified Associate 6 - Network Virtualization exam.

VMware 1V0-642 Exam Summary:

Exam Name
VMware Certified Associate 6 - Network Virtualization (VCA6-NV)
Exam Code 1V0-642
Exam Price $125 USD
Duration 75 minutes
Number of Questions 50
Passing Score 300 / 500
Recommended Training / Books VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016
Schedule Exam PEARSON VUE
Sample Questions VMware 1V0-642 Sample Questions
Recommended Practice VMware Certified Associate 6 - Network Virtualization (VCA6-NV) Practice Test

VMware VCA6-NV Syllabus:

Section Objectives
Section 1: Explain SDDC and Network Virtualization Concepts and Use Cases
Compare traditional Data Center and Networking challenges with SDDC and Network Virtualization benefits

Knowledge:
- Understand vSphere virtual switching
- Identify uses and benefits of a vSphere standard switch
- Identify uses and benefits of a vSphere distributed switch

Tools:
Virtualization Basics
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- vSphere Web Client

Describe Network Virtualization concepts

Knowledge:
- Identify how a physical switched network is architected
- Identify a network with and without VLANs
- Identify and explain access ports
- Identify and explain trunk ports

Tools:
- Virtualization Basics
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- vSphere Web Client

Describe SDDC concepts and basic virtualization architecture

Knowledge:
- Identify and explain virtual machine port groups
- Identify and explain uplink ports
- Differentiate between configuring virtual switch uplinks as access ports or trunk ports
- Identify automation, elasticity, security, and management challenges in a virtual and physically-switched Data Center

Tools:
- Virtualization Basics
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- vSphere Web Client

Section 2: Differentiate VMware NSX Component and Services
Identify and differentiate NSX components Fabrics

Knowledge:
- Identify routing and switching requirements
- Identify how firewall services work without a network virtualization platform
- Identify how load balancing works without a network virtualization platform
- Identify how VPN services work without a network virtualization platform
- Explain how hypervisors and virtual switches run on top of a Compute Infrastructure

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- NSX Manager
- vSphere Web Client

Describe vSphere networking architecture and components

Knowledge: 
- Describe network virtualization
- Identify and differentiate between Data, Control and Management planes in a virtual network
- Identify and explain core NSX components such as Logical Switches, L2 Bridges and Logical Routers

Tools:
- VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- NSX Manager

Compare and Contrast VXLAN logical switching benefits and functionality

Knowledge:
- Differentiate physical and virtual networking
- Identify traffic flows between VXLANs and VLANs with NSX
- Describe how Virtual Bridges connect virtual resources to physical workloads
- Describe routing prior to NSX
- Describe NSX logical routing
- Identify and explain vCenter Server and NSX Manager integration
- Identify and explain NSX Controller deployment
- Identify and explain NSX Controller Clusters
- Identify and explain NSX VXLAN deployment

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- NSX Manager
- vSphere Web Client

Compare and Contrast NSX logical routing benefits and functionality

Knowledge:
Describe common enterprise level topologies with NSX
- Describe NSX Edge Services Gateway usage in a multiple tenant environment
- Describe NSX scalability for multiple tenant scenarios

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- NSX Manager
- vSphere Web Client

Describe NSX Edge services functionality

Knowledge:
Identify tools for traffic flow visibility
- Identify traffic analysis tools
- Identify network inventory and fault management tools
- Identify logging, event tracking, and auditing tools
- Identify health check monitoring in an NSX overlay network

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- NSX Manager

Section 3: Differentiate NSX Security Benefits and Features
Compare and Contrast NSX Security benefits and functionality

Knowledge:
Explain NSX Manager
- Explain NSX VXLANs
- Explain NSX Distributed Logical Routers
- Explain NSX Controllers
- Explain NSX Edge Services Gateways
- Explain advanced services such as Firewalls and Load Balancers

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- NSX Data Security Reference Guide
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2
- NSX Manager

Describe NSX Logical Firewall services

Knowledge:
Explain physical firewalls
- Explain virtual firewalls
- Explain NSX distributed firewall

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2

Compare and Contrast NSX Service Composer functionality

Knowledge:
Explain NSX Service Composer
- Explain automated security policies
- Explain security groups

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2

Section 4: Differentiate NSX Network Virtualization Use Cases
Describe typical NSX Network Virtualization use cases

Knowledge:
Explain common use cases for NSX
- Explain NSX micro-segmentation
- Explain NSX elasticity
- Explain NSX security
- Explain NSX management

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- VMware NSX Product Home
- NSX Data Security Reference Guide
- NSX Installation Guide
- NSX Administration Guide
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2

Explain the role of NSX in Workforce Mobility and IT Security use cases

Knowledge:
Explain common use cases for Workforce Mobility
- Explain common use cases for IT Security
- Describe the benefits of a structured IT approach to End User Computing

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- VMware NSX Product Home
- NSX Data Security Reference Guide
- VMware Workforce Mobility Fundamentals eLearning Course

Explain the role of NSX in IT Automation use cases

Knowledge:
Explain common use cases for NSX in IT Automation
- Describe the benefits of vRealize Automation used in conjunction with NSX
‚Äč- Describe the benefits of application delivery when using NSX with vRealize Automation

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- VMware NSX and vRealize Automation
- VMware NSX Product Home
- vSphere Networking 6.0 Update 2

Explain the role of NSX in application continuity and disaster recovery use cases

Knowledge:
Explain common use cases for application continuity
- Explain common use cases for disaster recovery
- Describe the benefit of Cross-vCenter NSX with disaster recovery

Tools:
VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016 eLearning Course
- Cross-vCenter NSX Installation Guide
- VMware NSX Product Home

 

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