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Prove Your NC2 Skills: New Beta Exams + Free Online Courses

  • 30 January 2024
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Prove Your NC2 Skills: New Beta Exams + Free Online Courses
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Ready to prove your Nutanix Cloud Cluster (NC2) skills? Continue reading to learn how!

 

February 14 Update: The beta exams have reached capacity and are now closed. Thank you to all the participants!

 

We’re happy to announce our latest beta exam offer: Nutanix Certified Professional - Cloud Integration - AWS (NCP-CI-AWS) 6.7 and Nutanix Certified Professional - Cloud Integration - Azure (NCP-CI-Azure) 6.7

 

What is the purpose of the beta exams? 

The beta exams measure your ability to successfully plan, deploy, configure, and manage NC2 within an Azure or AWS public cloud environment. This is a great opportunity to prove your skills and stand out from your peers. 

The Nutanix Cloud Integration track includes two exams that both earn you the same NCP-CI 6 certification. You will choose the exam that you are interested in based on the AWS or Azure public cloud environment you are most familiar with. You should not take both exams since the content will be very similar.

 

How do the beta exams work?

The NCP-CI-AWS 6.7 and NCP-CI-Azure 6.7 beta exams are open for testing at no charge and are available to take via remote proctoring or in-person at select test centers. As a beta tester, you get free early access to the exam and help us refine the final version.

Check out what Andrew Nash, Principal Systems Engineer, had to say about the beta exam program. 

 

How do I prepare for the beta exam? 

First, we recommend you complete the new Nutanix Cloud Clusters on AWS Administration or Nutanix Cloud Clusters on Azure Administration course. Both are available now as free self-paced online courses and include simulated labs.

Both courses cover: 

  • How you can unify your private and public clouds for a true, hybrid cloud experience
  • An introduction to NC2 and the NC2 console
  • How to work with various entities such as customers, organizations, clusters, and users 
  • How to deploy and manage a cloud cluster on NC2 
  • Monitoring and maintenance concepts and features

You will also review the configuration of different AWS or Microsoft Azure components that must be configured for NC2. 


Make sure to read the Exam Blueprint Guide for more information about the exam, including exam objectives and references to help you prepare. Download the NCP-CI-AWS Exam Blueprint Guide and the NCP-CI-Azure Exam Blueprint Guide.

 

What are the steps to participate? 

Register for the beta exam that aligns with your skills best. To register, click the “My Certifications” link on Nutanix University and select your desired beta exam. Use the discount code provided below at checkout.  Don’t wait, this offer is only available to the first 250 participants and the last day to test is March 10, 2024.


NCP-Cloud Integration-AWS (NCP-CI-AWS 6.7) Beta Exam

  • Discount code: NCPCIAWS67BETA

NCP-Cloud Integration-Azure (NCP-CI-Azure 6.7) Beta Exam

  • Discount code: NCPCIAZURE67BETA

 

Looking to build your skills on a different topic? Visit our website to browse more Nutanix training courses.

 

This article was written by Karlie Beil, Sr. Customer Marketing Specialist. 

 

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Hi, it says “You are not eligible to take this exam.”

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@VivekCitiusCloud this may be an issue with your account. You can email our support team at university@nutanix.com to get this resolved. 

@VivekCitiusCloud this may be an issue with your account. You can email our support team at university@nutanix.com to get this resolved. 

Hi, Karlie my issue is “Authorization Needed: This test requires authorization from the test sponsor. If your test sponsor has already transferred a test eligibility/authorization record, it will be available to you after log-in.”

Authorization Needed: This test requires authorization from the test sponsor. If your test sponsor has already transferred a test eligibility/authorization record, it will be available to you after log-in.

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@Patryk_Brycki @DaveNutanix try using an incognito window to see if that resolves the issue. If not, you can reach out to our support team for help at university@nutanix.com. 

@Patryk_Brycki @DaveNutanix try using an incognito window to see if that resolves the issue. If not, you can reach out to our support team for help at university@nutanix.com. 

Still the same thing 

 

Hi, has this all gone now, as get “Invalid Invitation code. Please contact your program sponsor for a valid Invitation code.”

Hi, the NCP-CI-AWS certification is not available in "My Certifications" only NCP-CI-Azure :(

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@SiW-Ts can you confirm you’re using one of the discount codes listed in the post? 

Userlevel 6

@RafaelAu try selecting the Azure version under “My Certifications”. From there it will direct you to the PSI dashboard where you’ll make the exam selection. If the AWS version doesn’t appear there for you to schedule, you can reach out to the support team for help at university@nutanix.com. 

@RafaelAu try selecting the Azure version under “My Certifications”. From there it will direct you to the PSI dashboard where you’ll make the exam selection. If the AWS version doesn’t appear there for you to schedule, you can reach out to the support team for help at university@nutanix.com. 

Thank you @Karlie Beil This way it worked

Karlie,

Hi yes I’m using one of the codes in the email/post.

 

I tried again this morning and same error

Userlevel 6

@SiW-Ts check out page 7 in the User’s Guide to taking an Exam. It shows how to pay with a voucher. If you’re still experiencing issues, you can contact our support team for assistance at university@nutanix.com. 

How much is discount ? Is above mentioned Beta-Exam cost totally covered by the vouchers provided , Please confirm at earliest.

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How much is discount ? Is above mentioned Beta-Exam cost totally covered by the vouchers provided , Please confirm at earliest.

It’s a 100% discount on two beta exams - NCP-Cloud Integration-AWS (NCP-CI-AWS 6.7) Beta Exam and NCP-Cloud Integration-Azure (NCP-CI-Azure 6.7) Beta Exam

Hello @Karlie Beil I have taken the NCP-CI-AWS 6.7 beta exam on March 10th and awaiting results. If you can provide any insight in to when can we expect the results, that would be great. Thanks.

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@vmurki the beta exam results will be shared later this month. 

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