etuser
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Hello - I am looking for the VCP 5 blueproint. Would anyone be able to point me in the right direction?

Thanks in advance!


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mylearn.vmware.com/register.cfm?course=103110

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mylearn.vmware.com/register.cfm?course=103110

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etuser
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Thanks I am finish up my class tomorrow ICM 5 and heard good things about this blueprint. We will I be ready to take the exam next week after the class and reading the blueprint? Any other places I should be looking you can point me to?

Thanks!

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The blue print is a guide as to what is covered on the exam - I would use your class documentation along with the documentation VMware provides on http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-pubs.html - also get as much hands on exposure that you can -  This last one is less critical if you alread have exposure to vSphere 4

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AnthonyChow
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This is a good start and there are others too.

http://vmwaretraining.blogspot.com/

Scott is an active member and I beleve when he see this post he will comment also.

Good Luck on the exam. Smiley Happy

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David Weinstein wrote:

The blue print is a guide as to what is covered on the exam - I would use your class documentation along with the documentation VMware provides on http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-pubs.html - also get as much hands on exposure that you can -  This last one is less critical if you alread have exposure to vSphere 4

Cool.  This is a good website.

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etuser wrote:

Thanks I am finish up my class tomorrow ICM 5 and heard good things about this blueprint. We will I be ready to take the exam next week after the class and reading the blueprint? Any other places I should be looking you can point me to?

If you don't have a lot of experience with ESXi already, you definitely will not be ready next week.  The blueprint will tell you what to study and point you at well over 1,000 pages of documentation that you'll need to absorb.  My ICM4 instructor said the class covers less than 60% of the material that's on the exam.  I think he was optimistic and it was a lot less than that.  It's a darn good start though.

Scott Lowe's "Master VMware vSphere 5" book should help but it's over 700 pages.  My copy just showed up today so I've got some reading to do...  I'm already a VCP4 and just starting the build of my home version v5 sandbox environment.  I hope to be ready for the VCP5 exam in a couple of months.

.../Ed (VCP4, VCP5)
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scott28tt
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Click on the VCP5 tab on my blog for some good pointers/links/information: http://vmwaretraining.blogspot.com

Scott.


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