VCAP6-NV (3V0-643) – Study Guide

By | August 10, 2018

This page is dedicated to my study toward the VCAP6-NV (3V0-643).  I want to illustrate each objective mainly for my own study and reference but hopefully it might help someone else out there studying.

The below lists content from VMware and the exam objectives that my blog covers.

Exam Objectives

Section 1 – Prepare VMware NSX Infrastructure

Objective 1.1 – Deploy VMware NSX Infrastructure components

Objective 1.2 – Prepare Host Clusters for Network Virtualization

Objective 1.3 – Configure and Manage Transport Zones

Section 2 – Create and Manage VMware NSX Virtual Networks

Objective 2.1 – Create and Manage Logical Switches

Objective 2.2 – Configure and Manage Layer 2 Bridging

Objective 2.3 – Configure and Manage Routing

Section 3 – Deploy and Manage VMware NSX Network Services

Objective 3.1 – Configure and Manage Logical Load Balancing

Objective 3.2 – Configure and Manage Logical Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • Configure IPSec VPN service to enable site to site communication
  • Configure SSL VPN service to allow remote users to access private networks
  • Configure L2 VPN service to stretch multiple logical networks across geographical sites

Objective 3.3 – Configure and Manage Additional VMware NSX Edge Services

Section 4 – Secure a vSphere Data Center with VMware NSX

Objective 4.1 – Configure and Manage Logical Firewall Services

Objective 4.2 – Configure and Manage Service Composer

Section 5 – Perform Operational Management of a VMware NSX Implementation

Objective 5.1 – Backup and Restore Network Configurations

  • Schedule/Backup/Restore NSX Manager data
  • Export/Restore vSphere Distributed Switch configuration
  • Export/Import Service Composer profiles
  • Save/Export/Import/Load Distributed Firewall configurations

Objective 5.2 – Monitor a VMware NSX Implementation

Objective 5.3 – Configure and Manage Role Based Access Control

Section 6 – Configure Cross vCenter Networking and Security

Objective 6.1 – Configure Cross vCenter VMware NSX infrastructure components

Objective 6.2 – Configure and Manage Universal Logical Network Objects

Objective 6.3 – Configure and Manage Universal Logical Security Objects

Section 7 – Perform Advanced VMware NSX Troubleshooting

Objective 7.1 – Troubleshoot Common VMware NSX Installation/Configuration Issues

Objective 7.2 – Troubleshoot VMware NSX Connectivity Issues

Objective 7.3 – Troubleshoot VMware NSX Edge Services Issues

Section 8 – Utilize API Commands to Manage a VMware NSX Deployment

Objective 8.1 – Administer and Execute calls using the VMware NSX vSphere API

VMware Content (Tools)

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