VCP-510 - VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization
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An administrator is creating a vSphere Standard Switch with virtual machine and VMkernel networking. The administrator has two uplinks attached to the switch and wants to make sure multiple sessions for a virtual machine can utilize both uplinks. Which load-balancing policy will guarantee this requirement is met, even if additional management or virtual machine traffic is added to the switch in the future?
Route based on IP hash
Under which condition will vCenter Server communicate directly with a vSphere HA slave?
When powering on a FT secondary VM
An administrator would like to have vCentre take action any time a virtual machine is using over 90% of its available resources for five minutes or longer. Which three actions can be taken by vCenter Server in response to the trigger without running a script? (Choose three)
Reboot Guest on VM
Send notification trap (SNMP)
Send notification email (SMTP)
An administrator is troubleshooting an ESXi 5.x host and needs to export diagnostic information. The host is currently managed by a vCenter Server instance. Which two ways can the information be gathered using the vSphere Client? (Choose two.)
Select Home. Under Administration, click System Logs and click the Export System Logs button. Select the affected ESXi host. Select Select All. Select a location and click Finish.
In the vSphere Client, select the affected ESXi host. Select File, Export and Export System Logs. Select Select All. Select a location and click Finish.
Which predefined vCenter Server role can perform tasks on ESXi host objects?
When writes from a virtual machine are delivered to a Fibre Channel storage array, which two actions are taken by the VMkernel? (Choose two)
The file corresponding to the virtual machine is located on the VMFS datastores.
The request for blocks on the virtual disk is mapped to blocks on the appropriate physical device.
When defining a NIC team (bond) on an vNetwork Standard Switch, it is possible to designate some of the physical NICs that make up the bond as "standby" NICs. Which statement most accurately describes the purpose of a standby NIC?
Used only in the case of the failure of other NICs in the team.
Which network settings are only available with vSphere Distributed Switches?
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.
What are the three default roles provided on an ESXi host?
no access, read only and administrator
What is the Maximum virtual machines hardware upgrades per host?
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.
What are the 4 VM Restart Priority options available on an HA cluster?
Disabled, Low, Medium, High
An administrator plans to deploy ESXi 5.x on a blade server containing no local disks. What boot options are supported for use in place of local disks? (Choose three.)
An SD card
A NIC with iBFT
While building a VMware View environment one of the design requirements is keeping vCenter and View Composer always available. Which solution can be utilized to achieve this?
vCenter Server Heartbeat
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 of the following indicates how suitable an analyzed system is for Guided Consolidation?
A virtual machine requires a 4TB disk for application data. The storage administrator has already created and presented a 4TB LUN to an ESXi 5.x host. The host is currently configured with a single 500GB VMFS5 datastore. What is the next step the vSphere administrator must use to provision the data disk?
Create a physical compatibility mode RDM mapping to the 4TB LUN.
An administrator is enabling Enhanced vMotion Compatibility in a DRS cluster. The administrator wants the greatest degree of flexibility when adding new hosts in the cluster. Which setting satisfies this requirement?
The highest baseline that is compatible with the ESXi hosts in the cluster
When planning for an upgrade from vSphere4 to vSphere5 what will be the effect of upgrading a 1TB VMFS3 datastore with a 2MB block size to VMFS5?
Thin virtual disks can be expanded to a maximum of 2TB.
Which three features are only available in the vSphere Client when using a vSphere Distributed Switch? (Choose three.)
Ingress Traffic Shaping
Which action can be successfully performed when multiple data centers are configured in vCenter Server?
Virtual machines in one datacenter can be cloned to another datacenter
Using the vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) Manager to view the Appliances Status column, what are three valid states? (Choose three.)
A database administrator has reported periodic poor performance on a particular virtual machine. The virtual machine administrator has noticed a significant drop in performance when utilized memory exceeds 1GB. What does this indicate and what could be checked next?
The virtual machine might not have physical memory available. Compression and swap activity on the ESXi host should be checked next.
An administrator is configuring a vSphere HA cluster for three ESXi 5.x hosts and their resident virtual machines. The cluster will be configured to support a single host failure. Resource reservations must be enforced during a failover event. Assuming default settings, how does HA determine the current failover capacity?
Calculating the largest possible CPU and Memory guarantee for any running virtual machine in the cluster, then calculating how many virtual machines of that size can be started on the largest host and reserving space in the cluster accordingly.
In the vSphere Client, the Resource Allocation tab for virtual machines displays host memory and guest memory. Which two statements best describe these terms? (Choose two.)
Guest memory is the memory usage of a virtual machine.
Host memory includes VM overhead.
A virtual machine is using a Fibre Channel attached RDM LUN. Which three use cases would necissatate a RDM? (Choose three.)
Physical server-to-virtual machine clustering
SAN management agents
Assuming that ballooning is possible, under which three circumstances might the VMkernel use a swap file for a running virtual machine? (Choose three.)
Memory cannot be reclaimed quickly enough.
The virtual machine is starting up.
VMware Tools is not installed.
You have just had a new storage array installed and you are asked by your VMware admin, whats is the correct MMP to use? Where would you find out the recommended MPP?
What options must be configured in the vCenter Server settings before email alerts can be sent? (Choose two.)
Sender email address
SMTP server information
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 occured on the fiber channel storage array.
Licensing was not updated after an upgrade from vSphere 4.x
What number of IOPS should be used with Storage I/O Control to limit disk throughput to roughly 10 MBps if the guest application writes 64KB blocks?
How can vCenter maps be used outside of the vSphere client? (Choose two.)
Sent to a printer
Exported as a jpg
Which condition produces a warning message but will allow a VMotion migration to proceed?
A virtual machine is configured to use an internal virtual switch but is not connected to the switch
Which two components can be installed in monitored virtual machines to trigger vSphere HA Application Monitoring? (Choose two.)
A custom script utilizing the appmonitor executable
Third-party utilities such as Neverfail or ApplicationHA
It appears that a single vCPU virtual machine in a resource pool called Production is having performance problems because it does not have enough CPU resources available. Which two methods can be used to improve performance and reduce CPU contention of this virtual machine while maintaining compatibility with DRS? (Choose two.)
Configure a CPU reservation for this virtual machine.
Increase the CPU shares for the virtual machine.
An administrator is configuring Storage DRS in their environment. The Datastore cluster is composed of 4 VMFS3 volumes and 9 VMFS5 volumes. Storage DRS has been enabled, but is showing as disabled on several virtual machine disks in the datastore cluster. Which two conditions would cause this error to occur? (Choose two.)
The virtual machine is stored on a VMFS 3 volume.
One or more virtual machines have Persistent disks.
Which two circumstances might cause a DRS cluster to become invalid? (Choose two.)
An ESXi host has been removed from the cluster.
Virtual machines have been powered on from a vSphere Client connected directly to an ESXi host.
An administrator selects the Profile Compliance tab of a vSphere cluster, then selects Check Compliance Now. Which features requirements are not checked by this?
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
An administrator is working to implement Storage Profiles in their environment. Which two ways can storage capabilities be generated? (Choose two.)
They can be retrieved from the array through the VMware APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA).
They can be manually generated by the administrator.
An administrator has been tasked with upgrading an exsiting host from ESX 4.1 to ESXi 5.x. The existing host has only vSwitch0 with all the default settings. The upgraded host will have the following new requirements. 1. 116 virtual machines will be connected. 2. Four uplinks configured for port-based load balancing. 3. The switch will include a secondary heartbeat network for HA. Which two statements are true about this configuration? (Choose two.)
The Service Console Port will be removed during the upgrade
A change to vSwitch0 Properties is required
Which two are requirements when booting from SAN? (Choose Two)
The HBA should be plugged into the lowest PCI bus and slot number
The boot LUN should only be visible to the ESX Server that is booting from it
In configuing a VMware HA Cluster the System Administrator can configure Admission Control. There are two options: Prevent VMs from being powered on if they violate availability constraints, or Allow VMs to be powered on even if they violate availability constraints. If the System Administrator chooses the opition Allow VMs to be powered on even if they violate availability constraints then which of the following apply in the even of an ESX Host failure (Choose Two)?
VMware HA restarts Virtual machines on surviving hosts with the most unreserved capacity
VMware HA cannot guarantee that all VMs from a failed host will be restarted
What protocol is used by an ESXi host to communicate with NAS devices?
When usin the failover option for a virtual switch with multiple uplinks, how does ESXi determine the uplink to use in a failover event?
A specified list.
When you delete a VMFS datastore, it is destroyed and disappears from?
all hosts with connectivity to the datastore
A user has permissions to create and manage alarms and tasks for a group of virtual machines. What happens if an administrator modifies permissions for the user so that they can no longer manage alarms?
The user can create alarms but can no longer modify or delete alarms.
What are two reasons creating a host profile could fail? (Choose two.)
Selecting a VMware Infrastructure 3.5 host
Special characters were used when naming vSphere objects
Windows virtual machines use a page file and Linux virtual machines use a swap partition for virtual memory. When you are determining the appropriate size for these, which file is affected?
The virtual disk size