Training Spotlight: Nutanix Multicloud Automation Administration (NMCAA)

  • 18 January 2024
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Training Spotlight: Nutanix Multicloud Automation Administration (NMCAA)
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Trying to find the right training course for you can seem like a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be! In this blog series, we will spotlight a variety of our courses that will help you choose the right course for your career goals.  


At Nutanix University, we offer a variety of training courses designed around flexibility and freedom. No matter which stage of the hybrid multicloud journey you’re on, whether it be learning basic fundamentals or performing at an advanced level, we have the perfect course fit for your needs. 

Today, we will take a deep dive into our professional-level course: Nutanix Multicloud Automation Administration (NMCAA)

What’s covered in NMCAA? 

This course teaches you the skills needed to install, configure, operate, and manage Nutanix X-Play and Nutanix Calm (renamed to Nutanix Cloud Manager (NCM) Self-Service).

In this course, you will explore a number of subjects including:

  • How to perform codeless task automation using X-Play and its actions gallery, plays, and playbooks
  • What Nutanix Calm is, how to install and configure it, and how to use the Marketplace to launch blueprints and runbooks
  • How to create single- and multi-VM blueprints, and how to publish them to the Marketplace for consumption
  • How to manage an application
  • How to identify issues with Nutanix Calm and X-Play




Here’s what a recent NMCAA student had to say about the course: 

I highly enjoyed the labs. It gave a lot of hands-on experience that furthered my skills with working in Nutanix.

Who should take it? This course is great for administrators who manage Nutanix clusters and want a detailed deep dive into multicloud automation using Nutanix Calm. 

NMCAA is also perfect for anyone who’s interested in securing the Nutanix Certified Professional - Multicloud Automation (NCP-MCA) certification as it covers key objectives that are tested on the exam.

Delivery format 

👉 Learn more about NMCAA and enroll here. 


Stay tuned for future training spotlight features that will help you navigate the hybrid multicloud world.


Make sure to visit to find out about our other available courses. 


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


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Using the Self-Paced option was the path I used to obtain my NCP-MCA. Content was engaging and easy to follow.