VCI510 - Data Center Virtualization for Instructors
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Which methods can be used to migrate a VMkernel port from a vSphere Standard Switch to a vSphere Distributed Switch? (Choose two.)
Use the Add Virtual Adapter wizard from the Manage Virtual Adapters window.
Use the Manage Hosts wizard from the Configuration tab of the vDS.
How can virtual machines be moved between datacenters?
An administrator is upgrading an ESXi 3.5 host to ESXi 5.x with an intermediate upgrade to 4.0 using Update Manager. The host has a single Intel Xeon processor, 4GB of RAM, and a VMFS datastore on a private, SAN-attached LUN. What might cause the upgrade to be unsuccessful?
ESXi 3.5 is not supported for upgrade.
An administrator notices that when a virtual machine is placed into a resource pool, a warning indicates that the virtual machine will receive a very large percentage of the total shares for memory. Which action can be taken to resolve this problem?
Change the shares setting from custom to high, medium, or low for the virtual machine.
Which two conditions could prevent HA from powering on a virtual machine? (Choose two.)
There is not enough free memory to meet the guests memory reservation.
The virtual machine has been assigned a required affinity rule.
A virtual machine failure occurs in a vSphere HA cluster, but the VM is not restarted. No error messages are given. Which two conditions would explain this behavior? (Choose two.)
The virtual machine has failed three times.
The HA cluster was set up with all defaults.
Which two statements are true about VLANs and portgroups defined on a vSphere Standard Switch? (Choose two.)
A VLAN can be accessed by the entire virtual switch or individual portgroups.
Multiple VLANs can be accessed by virtual machines connected to one portgroup.
The storage administrator has recommended testing the performance benefits of jumbo frames and enabled jumbo frames on the storage array. The VMware administrator has enabled jumbo frames on the VMkernel port used for the software iSCSI initiator. What other two components must be modified to enable jumbo frames support for the software iSCSI initiator? (Choose two.)
The physical switch
The virtual switch
When deploying an OVF template, what file format will the resulting virtual disk be?
Users are complaining that they cannot access their files on a file server virtual machine. The vSphere Client shows that a triggered alarm stating disk latency is beyond the default threshold for the datastore where the file server virtual machine is located. The path selection policy has been set by the ESXi host to Fixed with default path settings. Which two options could be used to increase performance of the file server virtual machine? (Choose two.)
Use vMotion to relocate the VM to an ESXi host with lower HBA saturation.
Change the path selection policy to Round Robin.
An administrator is performing maintenance on a storage array used by an ESXi 5.x host. The administrator wants to disable alarm actions for the host while the maintenance is taking place. What procedure will accomplish this task?
Right-click the ESXi host and select Alarm and Disable Alarm Actions.
Which two statements are true regarding vSphere standard switches? (Choose two.)
Beaconing requires at least three uplinks to be considered useful.
Setting the number of ports to the maximum on a vSwitch will exhaust the total ports on a host.
Which two options cannot be edited if vApp Options is disabled in the Options tab of a virtual machine that is part of a vApp? (Choose two.)
Transient IP Addresses
Configure OVF properties
What are two prerequisites for installing the vCenter Server application? (Choose two.)
vCenter must be in the same network as the hosts if supporting vSphere Storage Appliance Cluster.
The system vCenter Server is installed on cannot be a domain controller.
How can you verify that vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) functionality is enabled for a storage array in a vSphere 5.x implementation?
Supported will be listed in the Hardware Acceleration column for any datastore created on a compliant array
vCenter Server is running in a virtual machine that is part of a vSphere DRS cluster. The vCenter Server virtual machine has been tested and can successfully migrate with vMotion between all ESXi hosts in the cluster. DRS is configured for partial automation. What happens if an ESXi 5.x host that is running the vCenter Server virtual machine experiences a power outage?
vCenter Server will remain offline, but all virtual machines on the remaining hosts will continue without interruption.
An administrator is updating a program running on a virtual machine. The update file has been downloaded as an .iso file and placed on a shared NFS datastore. An attempt to mount the .iso file to the virtual machine fails, but subsequent testing shows that the .iso file can be mounted to a virtual machine running on another ESXi 5.x host. Which step can be taken to enable access to the .iso file for the affected virtual machine?
Refresh all datastores on the ESXi host running the affected VM.
Which resource management technique can be used to relieve a network bottleneck caused by a virtual machine with occasional high outbound network activity?
Create a new portgroup for the virtual machine and enable traffic shaping.
Which settings are required for virtual machine guest tagging for VLAN 100 in a vSphere 5.x environment?
Port Group configured for VLAN 4095, physical switch configured as a VLAN trunk
A VMFS3 datastore has just been upgraded to VMFS5. In what two ways does this affect the datastore? (Choose two.)
The existing VMFS3 block size is retained.
Any existing VMDK can be expanded up to 2TB.
ACME Tools has a vSphere 5.x deployment with an older iSCSI storage array. The administrator is considering adding an additional array, which will include support for the vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI). Which two tasks would be completed in a reduced period of time if the new array was added? (Choose two.)
creating fault tolerant virtual machines on the new array
writes to thin provisioned virtual disks on the new array
Which three Storage I/O Control conditions might trigger the Non-VI workload detected on the datastore alarm? (Choose three.)
The datastore is connected to an ESX/ESXi 4.0 host that does not support Storage I/O Control.
The datastore is on an array that is performing system tasks such as replication.
The datastore is connected to an ESX/ESXi 4.0 host that is not managed by vCenter.
The VMware vCenter Server Appliance offers many features of the Windows application version. Which of the following features is only available on the Windows application version of vCenter?
An administrator plans to use an upgrade script to upgrade a number of ESXi 5.x hosts. What options are available for the kickstart file? (Choose two.)
dryrun - Parse and check script but does not install
overwritevmfs - permits overwriting of existing VMFS volumes
An administrator has two ESXi 5.x hosts. Each host has two resource pools, Production and Test and a vApp named TestvApp01. What is true when these hosts are added to a DRS cluster?
An option is given during the process to graft the pools under the cluster's root pool, the vApp will be removed.
An administrator has just completed an update of an ESXi 5.x host. Prior to the upgrade, a backup of the host configuration was performed. After the upgrade, the backup was restored to the upgraded host. Shortly after the upgrade was completed, the administrator receives complaints that users are unable to power on virtual machines. What are the two most likely reasons that VMs cannot power up on this host? (Choose two.)
It has been more than 60 days since the host was originally installed.
The backup was performed prior to a license key being applied.
When designing a storage infrastructure to support ESXi 5.x hosts what limit will be reached first?
Maximum number of paths to an iSCSI RDM
Which two VMware software components can be updated by Update Manager? (Choose two.)
Under which two conditions can vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) provide a performance benefit? (Choose two.)
When a virtual disk has VMDK files stored on an NFS datastore.
When a virtual disk is deleted.
In a vSphere HA cluster, what is the maximum number of point-to-point communication links to the slaves does each master maintain?
What are three use cases for vSphere Fault Tolerance? (Choose three.)
Provide efficient scheduled reliability for a payroll virtual machine
Provide guaranteed reliability for a legacy Windows NT virtual machine
Ensure up time for a Linux virtual machine without making any changes to the OS
An administrator is investigating a report of slow disk performance. Where is the most efficient place for the administrator to check?
The performance tab of the virtual machine.
An administrator is enabling Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) in a DRS cluster. The administrator wants only hosts with the newest Intel processors added to the cluster. Which setting satisfies this requirement?
Create a new baseline and add only the latest processor family
The storage administrator is preparing an action plan to upgrade a Fibre Channel storage array. The current plan will result in extended downtime for a VMFS LUN that is part of a SDRS cluster. What steps can be taken in a vSphere 5.x environment to minimize the impact of the downtime? (Choose two.)
Use Storage vMotion to migrate the affected VMDKs
Place the datastore into maintenance mode
Which two steps are required before VMware Data Recovery can be used? (Choose two.)
The Data Recovery Appliance Module must be installed on vCenter Server.
The vSphere Client plug-in must be installed on any machine VDR will be managed from.
When deploying an OVF template, the resulting virtual disk is created in what file format?
When memory is overcommitted, which two values can an administrator vary to increase the amount of physical memory granted to a given virtual machine? (Choose two.)
The VMware vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) offers many features of the Windows application version. Which of the following features is only available on the Windows application version of vCenter?
Which three services will continue to function when vCenter Server is unavailable? (Choose three.)
Fault Tolerance (FT)
An administrator finds that an ESXi host cannot be managed by vCenter Server. Which logs can be reviewed using the DCUI? (Choose three.)
Virtual Center Agent
A vSphere Standard Switch has been configured for IP-based load balancing using two uplinks. A new uplink is added to the vswitch. What additional configuration is required by default?
The physical switch must add the new port to the existing 802.3ad group.
An administrator has determined that storage performance to a group of virtual machines is reduced during peak activity. The virtual machines are located in a VMFS datastore called Production1 on an active-active storage array. The ESXi 5.x host running the virtual machines is configured with an MRU multipathing policy. Which two actions can be taken to improve the storage performance of these virtual machines? (Choose two.)
Change the storage multipathing policy to Round Robin.
Add physical storage, create a VMFS datastore called Production2 on the new storage, and then migrate some of the virtual machines from Production1 to Production2.
What is the size of a virtual machine .vswp file?
The virtual machine .vswp file is set to the amount of memory allocated minus any memory reservation.
What are three true statements about an integrity check in vCenter Data Recovery? (Choose three.)
The operation is scheduled separately from the backup schedule.
The operation automatically pauses when the end of the maintenance widow is reached
By default the operation does not run during normal business hours.
What are two valid use cases for vCenter Server Linked Mode? (Choose two.)
An administrator wants to increase the vRAM entitlement pool.
An administrator wants to manage a virtual server environment and a View environment from the same pane of glass.
During peak operating hours, an administrator finds that a business-critical application running in a virtual machine is not performing as well as during normal hours. Which memory management method can be used to guarantee that the application performs well at all times?
Check the Reserve all guest memory checkbox.
On which two vSphere elements can traffic shaping be configured? (Choose two.)
On a vSphere Distributed Switch dvPort for inbound and/or outbound traffic
On a vSphere Distributed Switch for inbound and/or outbound traffic
What are three reasons for deploying vCenter Server in a physical machine? (Choose three.)
vCenter Server can be deployed as physical machine to support a VSA configuration.
vCenter Server can be deployed as a physical machine to ensure it is not susceptible to vSphere outages.
vCenter Server can be deployed as a physical machine to ensure it does not contend for resources.
Assuming that the appropriate HA configuration options have been selected, in which two situations would vSphere HA be unable to restart virtual machines? (Choose two.)
A storage error has occurred on the fibre channel storage array.
Licensing was not updated after an upgrade from vSphere 4.x
While performing a security check the vSphere administrator finds unassigned AD accounts with vSphere permissions. If the accounts are removed from Active Directory what will happen to any user logged into vCenter with those accounts?
The user can remain logged into vCenter for up to 24 hours.