VMware VCP 410 Exam passed.

Today I passed my VMware VCP 410 examen, these are the study notes, blogs and Books I used for my exam preperation.

Important documentation links.

VMware vSphere 4.0 documentation : http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vs_pages/vsp_pubs_esx40_vc40.html
VMware Consolidated Backup Documentation : http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vcb_pubs.html
VMware vCenter Update Manager Documentation : http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vum_pubs.html
VMware vCenter Converter Documentation : http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vcc_pubs.html

Important document links.

Configuration Maximum Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_config_max.pdf
ESX and vCenter Server Installation Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40_u1/vsp_40_u1_esx_vc_installation_guide.pdf
ESXi and vCenter Server Setup Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40_u1/vsp_40_u1_esxi_i_vc_setup_guide.pdf
vSphere Upgrade Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_upgrade_guide.pdf
ESX Configuration Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_esx_server_config.pdf
Fiber Channel SAN Configuration Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_san_cfg.pdf
iSCSI SAN Configuration Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_iscsi_san_cfg.pdf
vSphere Basic System Administration : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_admin_guide.pdf
vCenter Converter Administration Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsp_vcc_41_admin_guide.pdf
Setup for Failover Clustering and Microsoft Cluster Services : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_mscs.pdf
vSphere Availability Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_availability.pdf
VMWare Data Recovery Administrator’s Guide : http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vdr_10_admin.pdf

Books I used for preparation.

Mastering VMware vSphere 4 by Scott Lowe. Link

Links to Blogs about the VMware VCP 410 exam.

The Slog. Blog from Simon Long. Link.
Matthijs van den Berg Blog. Link.

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Marco works for ViaData as a Senior Technical Consultant. He has over 15 years experience as a system engineer and consultant, specialized in virtualization. VMware VCP4, VCP5-DC & VCP5-DT. VMware vExpert 2013, 2014,2015 & 2016. Microsoft MCSE & MCITP Enterprise Administrator. Veeam VMSP, VMTSP & VMCE.