Nutanix Certified Professional - Multicloud Automation (NCP-MCA)


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The Nutanix Certified Professional - Multicloud Automation (NCP-MCA) 6.5 certification measures your knowledge of automation principles, as well as the automation capabilities built into the Nutanix platform. 

Successful candidates have approximately 3-6 months of experience with leveraging Nutanix products to automate the deployment of infrastructure and applications across a hybrid multicloud environment. They are typically IT professionals interested in pursuing, or currently engaged in, DevOps concepts and/or multicloud automation using Nutanix technologies. Additionally, the successful candidate will most likely have taken training courses, such as the Nutanix Multicloud Automation Administration (NMCAA) course.

Knowledge Objectives

Section 1 – Describe and Differentiate Automation Concepts and Principles

  • Determine and apply the steps required to automate a given manual process 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of event-driven playbooks
  • Define the components of X-Play
  • List how to implement categories for the appropriate use cases
  • Identify the capabilities of Projects

Section 2 – Deploy and Configure Self-service and Related Components

  • Given a scenario, create a blueprint to deploy infrastructure and applications using Self-Service
  • Demonstrate an Understanding of Self-service Managed Infrastructure and Applications
  • Identify required configuration settings for a Self-Service deployment
  • Identify common Blueprint features
  • Identify common Runbook features
  • Describe the features and requirements of Self-Service
  • Identify common Governance features

Section 3 - Validate Blueprints, Runbooks, Playbooks, and Automation Settings

  • Determine the causes of a Blueprint or Runbook deployment failure
  • Describe where to find information to assist in validation
  • Determine the correct method to validate required Playbook configurations
  • Determine the causes of issues associated with automation


Once you earn the NCP-MCA certification you join an exclusive community of Nutanix certified personnel, and earn more tangible benefits as well:

  • Use of the NCP-MCA logo
  • NCP-MCA Digital Badge from Credly
  • Access to the Nutanix Certification store
  • Discounts on Nutanix events
  • Early access to educational programs

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