1Y0-A09 - Implementing Citrix XenServer Enterprise Edition 5.0
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An administrator is trying to shut down a high availability (HA) protected virtual machine (VM) in order to perform maintenance, but the VM constantly restarts. What should the administrator do to allow the VM to fully shut down?
Change the HA level to Do Not Restart
Which two steps does an administrator need to complete in order to disconnect a storage repository (SR) without losing any data? (Choose two.)
Shut down any virtual machines that are using the SR
Click Detach Storage Repository in the Storage menu
Which is the best way for an administrator to ensure that NIC failover is enabled for all virtual machines (VMs) in a resource pool?
Create a XenServer network that is bonded across two physical NICs and ensure the VMs are connected to the network
Scenario: An administrator is using a regular snapshot method on a Microsoft Exchange server running on Microsoft Windows Server 2008. The administrator finds an issue within the virtual machine (VM) and decides to recover the Exchange server using the snapshot from the previous day. Since applying the snapshot, users are reporting that they are unable to connect to their mailboxes. What could be preventing the users from connecting to their mailboxes?
The data is crash-consistent because the VM was not quiesced
How should an administrator apply licensing if there are four XenServer Enterprise Edition 5.0 hosts in a resource pool?
Apply a unique license file to each XenServer host
When using the command line interface to access a XenServer host remotely, an administrator would like to authenticate automatically instead of entering the password. Which argument would the administrator need to use to authenticate without entering the password?
In which three locations could an administrator go within XenCenter to create a new virtual machine? (Choose three.)
New VM button
Scenario: An administrator created a template with a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system. After creating the template the administrator realized that Microsoft SQL was NOT installed on the virtual machine (VM) that was supposed to be the SQL server for the company. What must the administrator do to get Microsoft SQL on to the VM template?
Create a new template with a Windows 2003 operating system and Microsoft SQL
Scenario: An organization has a single installation of XenServer Enterprise Edition 4.0. The administrator plans to upgrade the host to version 5.0. Which upgrade path should the administrator take?
Upgrade to version 4.1 and then upgrade to version 5.0
Where can an administrator determine when a XenServer Enterprise Edition 5.0 license will expire?
An administrator must __________ on the virtual machines to return performance data to XenCenter. (Choose the correct phrase to complete the sentence.)
Install XenServer Tools
An administrator created a template of a Microsoft Windows XP SP3 virtual machine (VM) and now needs to modify it. How can the administrator modify the template?
Create a new VM based on the original template, make the changes to the new VM and turn the new VM into the new template
Which two properties of a network interface on a virtual machine can an administrator set using XenCenter? (Choose two.)
How can an administrator enable a virtual machine (VM) to connect to resources available through a physical NIC on a XenServer host?
Add a new external network
What are two differences between a Microsoft Windows virtual machine (VM) installation of the XenServer Tools and a Linux VM installation of the XenServer Tools? (Choose two.)
The XenServer Tools CD is automatically detected on a Windows VM but must be mounted on a Linux VM
The XenServer Tools are installed on a Linux VM using the command line interface (CLI) but installed on a Windows VM using the GUI installer
Scenario: An administrator created a number of virtual machines (VMs) on which to test some new applications. However, the administrator is concerned that the VMs may negatively impact the network performance. Which type of network should the administrator create for the test machines to ensure they do not negatively impact the network?
What is the purpose of the XenServer CLI?
Facilitates administration of all aspects of XenServer
What must an administrator configure on the pool master to allow migration of virtual machines (VMs) between servers in the pool?
An administrator can change the CPU priority settings of a virtual machine (VM) from the __________ tab of a VM in XenCenter. (Choose the correct option to complete the sentence.)
Memory and VCPUs
An administrator needs to set up a storage repository that can be accessed over the network. Which storage repository type should the administrator use?
In which scenario should an administrator choose to suspend a virtual machine (VM)?
Memory and CPU cycles on the XenServer host need to be freed up
An administrator attempts to add additional virtual NICs to an existing virtual machine (VM) but the operation fails. Which reason best describes why the administrator may NOT be able to increase the virtual NIC count?
The VM already has seven virtual NICs assigned to it
Scenario: An administrator is tasked with migrating a physical Microsoft Windows 2003 Domain Controller to a virtual machine running on XenServer. The administrator attempts to use XenConvert 1.0 for the migration process, but fails to complete the migration successfully. Which option could have caused the Microsoft Windows 2003 server migration failure?
The server is running a critical service such as a domain controller role
Scenario: During the creation of a Microsoft Windows 2003 Standard Edition server virtual machine (VM), an administrator is asked to make as many processors available as possible to allow a developer to test a new multi-cpu application. What is the maximum number of VCPUs that an administrator can assign to this VM?
Which is a valid MAC address?
Which three tasks can be performed using the tabs in XenCenter? (Choose three.)
Manage VMs on shared storage
Enable high availability on a pool
Remove a XenServer host from a resource pool
Scenario: An administrator was unable to add a XenServer host, XSA, to a resource pool. XSA currently has all of its virtual machines shut down, does NOT have shared storage configured and its system clock is synchronized with the pool master. The administrator also has checked the NIC bond on the management interface and verified the hardware compatability of XS. What should the administrator do to successfully add XSA to the resource pool?
Remove the network bond on XSA
An administrator is attempting to configure high availability (HA) using the appropriate storage repository (SR) defined in the prerequisites but is unable to configure the heartbeat SR. What could be the reason why the heartbeat SR cannot be set?
There is not enough storage space in the SR
Which action must an administrator take to create an internal-only network in a XenServer environment?
Add a new network
What must an administrator do to dedicate a NIC to storage traffic in a XenServer environment?
Configure a separate management interface
In which two ways can an administrator restore the XenServer metadata from a backup? (Choose two.)
Entering the xe-restore-metadata command in the XenServer Console
Selecting the Restore Virtual Machine Metadata menu item in the XenServer Console
Scenario: The master server in a XenServer resource pool has failed and the secondary members have gone into Emergency Mode. After approximately 20 minutes, the administrator confirms that the master server cannot be recovered. The resource pool does NOT have high availability (HA) enabled and the administrator now needs to make configuration changes. What must the administrator do in order to make the necessary configuration changes in the resource pool?
Promote a secondary member to master
Scenario: During the design phase for a new XenServer environment an administrator discovers that in order to accomodate the level of network traffic expected, the XenServer host will need 2Gbps for storage traffic. All NICs will be connected to a 1Gbps switch in the main data center. What is the minimum number of NICs the administrator will need to configure?
3; 1Gbps NIC in a bond; two for storage and one for management
After completing an upgrade from version 4.1 to 5.0 for two XenServer hosts in a resource pool, an administrator notices that a suspended virtual machine (VM) is unable to start. What must the administrator do to restart the VM?
Perform a Force Shutdown and then start the VM
Scenario: An administrator has established a Fibre Channel storage repository (SR) for a XenServer resource pool. The administrator now wants to enable multipathing for the master server in the resource pool and has verified that multiple targets are set up on the storage server. Which step must the administrator complete before enabling multipathing on the SR?
Place the master server in Maintenance Mode
Scenario: An administrator needs to enable high availability (HA) within the existing resource pool. While running the HA configuration wizard, the administrator finds that the environment does not meet the storage requirements. What are the only two storage types supported in an HA-enabled resource pool? (Choose two.)
Scenario: A company has acquired two small businesses recently. The administrator for the company needs to create a template of a virtual machine (VM) that has Microsoft Exchange running on Microsoft Windows Server 2003. The template will be used to create two more VMs to accommodate the recent business expansion. In which way should the administrator create the template?
Take an existing clean Windows Server 2003 VM and turn it into a template
Which three steps must an administrator take to dedicate a separate bonded interface to storage traffic? (Choose three.)
Assign an IP address to the interface
Dedicate the IP address to remote storage traffic
Set the interface or NIC bond to Management Mode
Scenario: An administrator is installing XenServer Enterprise Edition 5.0 in an environment. The administrator has two disks available for storage. According to best practices, how should the administrator configure the local disk storage repositories (SRs) during the initial XenServer installation?
Install XenServer on one disk and the virtual machine SR on the other disk
To enable grouping of XenServer hosts into resource pools, live relocation of virtual machines (VMs), and sharing of server resources, an administrator must __________. (Choose the correct option to complete the sentence.)
Add shared storage
An administrator needs to change the high availability (HA) level for a virtual machine (VM) from Restart if possible to Protected by using __________ and __________. (Choose the two correct options to complete the sentence.)
The HA tab on the VM
xe vm-param-set command
An administrator is in the process of disabling a XenServer host that is part of a resource pool and migrating its virtual machines (VMs) to another XenServer host in a pool. What does the administrator need to do to accomplish this?
Place the XenServer host into Maintenance Mode
Which command can an administrator use to reset the maximum transmission unit (MTU) of a virtual network interface (VIF) to use jumbo frames?
xe vif-param-set uuid=<vif_uuid> \other-config:mtu=9000
Scenario: An administrator is configuring a Microsoft Windows virtual machine (VM) that has XenServer Tools installed. While configuring the VM, the administrator is asked to set a bandwidth limit of 100Mbps on the virtual NIC. How can the administrator set this limit?
Edit the properties of the virtual NIC from the VM
Which step must an administrator take after upgrading XenCenter and the XenServer host software on systems in a pool from XenServer 4.x to 5.0?
Upgrade the XenServer Tools in each virtual machine
Scenario: An administrator has been tasked with creating a disaster recovery solution for the XenServer environment. The disaster recovery site must be identical to the main location; both consists of a XenServer resource pool and shared storage. SAN replication has been enabled to replicate data from the SAN at the main location to the SAN at the disaster recovery site. What other task should the administrator perform to ensure that virtual machines (VMs) are easily recoverable at the disaster recovery site?
Backup the metadata using the XenServer Console
What must an administrator do to allow a resource pool to avoid emergency mode automatically and promote a secondary server to master in the event the master server fails?
Configure high availability for the resource pool
What can be configured from the Performance tab of a virtual machine (VM) in XenCenter?
Data Sources to receive from the VM
An administrator wants to take several virtual machines (VMs) out of service but does not want to uninstall them in case they are needed again. Which action should the administrator take to ensure that the VMs are out of service but still available for future use?
Export the VMs to create an archive
Which two XenServer CLI commands are valid? (Choose two.)