VCAP5-DCA Study Guide

VCAP5-DCA Study Guide

Click the series link for each objective to download the vBrownBag episode aligned to the VCAP5-DCA exam blueprint.

  • VCAP5-DCA Series #6 – Objective 1.1 with Hersey Cartwright
    • Objective 1.1 – Implement and Manage Complex Storage Solutions
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #9 – Objective 1.2 & 1.3 with Hersey Cartwright
    • Objective 1.2 – Manage Storage Capacity in a vSphere Environment
    • Objective 1.3 – Configure and Manage Complex Multipathing and PSA Plug-ins
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #1 – Objective 2 with Chris Wahl
    • Objective 2.1 – Implement and Manage Complex Virtual Networks
    • Objective 2.2 – Configure and Maintain VLANs, PVLANs and VLAN Settings
    • Objective 2.3 – Deploy and Maintain Scalable Virtual Networking
    • Objective 2.4 – Administer vNetwork Distributed Switch Settings
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #10 – Objective 3 with Cody Bunch
    • Objective 3.1 – Tune and Optimize vSphere Performance
    • Objective 3.2 – Optimize Virtual Machine Resources
    • Objective 3.3 – Implement and Maintain Complex DRS Solutions
    • Objective 3.4 – Utilize Advanced vSphere Performance Monitoring Tools
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #4 – Objective 4 with Damian Karlson
    • Objective 4.1 – Implement and Maintain Complex VMware HA Solutions
    • Objective 4.2 – Deploy and Test VMware FT
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #2 – Objective 5 with Damian Karlson
    • Objective 5.1 – Implement and Maintain Host Profiles
    • Objective 5.2 – Deploy and Manage Complex Update Manager Environments
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #11 – Objective 6 with Damian Karlson
    • Objective 6.1 – Configure, Manage, and Analyze vSphere Log Files
    • Objective 6.2 – Troubleshoot CPU and Memory Performance
    • Objective 6.3 – Troubleshoot Network Performance and Connectivity
    • Objective 6.4 – Troubleshoot Storage Performance and Connectivity
    • Objective 6.5 – Troubleshoot vCenter Server and ESXi Host Management
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #5 – Objective 7 with Mike Martino
    • Objective 7.1 – Secure ESXi Hosts
    • Objective 7.2 – Configure and Maintain the ESXi Firewall
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #8 – Objective 8.1 with Josh Atwell
    • Objective 8.1 – Execute VMware Cmdlets and Customize Scripts Using PowerCLI
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #7 – Objective 8.2 with Bobby Stampfle
    • Objective 8.2 – Administer vSphere Using the vSphere Management Assistant
  • VCAP5-DCA Series #3 – Objective 9 with Hersey Cartwright
    • Objective 9.1 – Install ESXi hosts with custom settings
    • Objective 9.2 – Install ESXi Hosts Using Auto Deploy