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Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI)

Last date to test: February 23, 2020

The 300-170 DCVAI exam will be retired on February 23, 2020.

300-170 DCVAI

Certification: CCNP Data Center

Duration: 90 minutes (55- 65 questions)

Available languages: English

Exam overview

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of implementing data center infrastructure including:

  • Virtualization
  • Automation
  • Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
  • ACI network resources
  • ACI management and monitoring

Exam preparation

Classroom training

Our authorized Learning Partners teach instructor-led classes around the world. For this exam, we recommend:


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Study groups

Make new connections and study together by joining CCNP Data Center study group.

Study material master list

Design your own study plan using DCVAI study material.

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To schedule your exam

Last date to test: February 23, 2020


  1. Log into your account at Pearson VUE.
  2. Select Proctored Exams and enter the exam number, 300-170.
  3. Follow the prompts to register.

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