VCP5-DCV - VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) Exam
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When comparing software iSCSI initiators with independent hardware initiators, what are the additional CHAP security levels available for a software implementation? (Choose two.)
Do not use CHAP unless required by target
An administrator has recently upgraded their Update Manager infrastructure to vSphere 5.x. Several hosts and virtual machines have not been upgraded yet. Which vSphere component when upgraded will have the least impact to the existing environment?
An administrator creates a new Role of "Virtual Machine Creator" for members of the helpdesk and server teams. Privileges include. Datastore - Allocate space Network - Assign network Resource - Assign virtual machine to resource pool Virtual machine > Configuration - all Virtual machine > Interaction - all The new role is granted to the teams at the appropriate VMs and Templates folder, Cluster and Datastore objects. After applying the role, users report they are unable to create new Virtual Machines. What should be changed to allow new virtual machines to be created?
Add a privilege to the role Virtual machine > Inventory - Create new
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.
What are three methods of adding virtual machine networking to a vSphere Distributed Switch? (Choose three.)
A portgroup can be created using the vSphere client and virtual machines can be added using their Properties tab.
A portgroup can be created using the vSphere client and virtual machines can be migrated using the Migrate Virtual Machine Networking wizard.
A portgroup can be created during the creation of the vDS and virtual machines can be migrated using the Migrate Virtual Machine Networking wizard.
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.
Which options would reduce the load on the VMkernel when connecting to an iSCSI array? (Choose two.)
Use an independent hardware iSCSI adapter
Use a dependent hardware iSCSI adapter
A vSphere administrator needs a way of sending noncritical ESXi events to a remote server. Due to budget constraints, no additional costs should be incurred. Which tool will best meet this requirement?
vSphere Syslog Collector
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.
When PSA is coordinating the VMware NMP and any installed third-party MPPs, the MPPs perform which task?
Manage physical path claiming and unclaiming
An administrator finds that vMotion and Storage vMotion operations do not succeed on a virtual machine. The virtual machine has been configured with N_Port ID Virtualization. The virtual machine has two data RDMs, one using a RAID5 LUN and one using a RAID0+1 LUN. The mapping file for the RAID5 LUN was created on the same datastore as the virtual machine, and the mapping file for the RAID0+1 LUN was placed in a datastore used for production data virtual disks. Which two statements are true about this configuration? (Choose two.)
vMotion cannot be used unless both mapping files are placed on the same datastore.
Storage vMotion cannot be used with NPIV.
At which two levels can blocking policies be applied on a vNetwork Distributed Switch? (Choose two.)
An administrator uses VMware Data Recovery to make backups of virtual machines. Checking on the backup jobs that were run the previous evening, the administrator notices that some jobs completed but that other jobs did not. What are two possible causes for the failure? (Choose two.)
Eight backup jobs were running simultaneously, causing new jobs to 홦ail to start.
CPU utilization on the VDR appliance exceeded 90% before one or more jobs executed.
An administrator is editing the IP allocation policy for a vApp. Which three options are available? (Choose three.)
Which two statements are true about the share value for a virtual machine after it has been added to a resource pool? (Choose two.)
If a previously defined custom share value exists, the totals shares in the pool should be evaluated to maintain the expected performance.
If there are no other objects in the pool the share value is irrelevant.
What are two requirements for a fully functional vSphere HA cluster? (Choose two.)
vCenter installed or a vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) deployed .
A minimum of one VMkernel port per host.
An administrator wants to configure a DRS Migration Threshold that allows automated migration only when a host is placed into maintenance or to satisfy cluster constraints. What setting should be utilized?
The most conservative setting
What two Advanced IP Allocation Schemes are available? (Choose two.)
What are three true statements about quiescing virtual machine snapshots? (Choose three.)
The quiescing operation varies by guest OS.
Quiescing should occur before array-based snapshots to ensure consistency.
VMware Tools is required for quiescing to be successful.
Which statement describes the functionality of traffic shaping on a vSphere Standard Switch?
vSphere Standard Switches support only egress traffic shaping.
What reasons would prevent an administrator from deploying a virtual machine from a template? (Choose two.)
The vSphere Client is connected to an ESXi host.
The template is listed as Orphaned.
Which two solutions require Raw Device Mapping using virtual compatibility mode? (Choose two.)
Virtual machine snapshots
Move the data using Storage vMotion
What are two reasons why a company would choose to use ESXi 5.x instead of using VMware Workstation 8? (Choose two.)
The company needs support for virtual machines with up to sixteen vCPUs
The company wants the lowest overhead possible for the virtual infrastructure.
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 loser HBA saturation.
Change the path selection policy to Round Robin.
Which two types of information can be obtained about a VMFS datastore using the Summary tab for a connected host in the vSphere Client? (Choose two.)
Hardware Acceleration status
Alarm Actions status for the datastore
When is the page file for a Windows guest operating system or the swap partition for a Linux guest operating system created?
When the guest operating system is installed on the virtual machine
What two methods can be used to reduce the vMotion migration time of a virtual machine? (Choose two.)
Select High priority during the Migrate wizard.
Ensure the cluster has the default Swapfile policy set.
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.
How can virtual machines be moved between datacenters?
An administrator is using Update Manager 5.x to update virtual appliances in a vSphere environment. The environment is using the vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA). What would cause the remediation to fail?
Remediation requires the hosts to be connected to vCenter using an IPv4 address.
How can vCenter maps be used outside of the vSphere client? (Choose two.)
Sent to a printer
Exported as a jpg
What is true about transparent memory page sharing?
It is enabled by default
You have a Windows 2003 Server virtual machine (VM) that is experiencing performance problems. Task Manager displays the following information: CPU Usage: 85% Memory Available: 3 GB Network Utilization: 25% Center Server displays this additional information: ESXi host CPU Utilization: 60% VMkernel Swap Activity: None Average Network Usage: 900 Mbps What is the most likely cause for the performance problems?
The ESXi host NIC is being over utilized.
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 configuring an ESXi 5.x host with two dual-port Fibre Channel (FC) HBAs. The FC storage array has four active storage processor ports. Zoning is configured on both fabrics, with ESXi HBA ports and the array ports in the same zone. There are two LUNs with VMFS datastores configured. Using Round Robin multipathing, what is the maximum number of paths that can be used to send data to the VMFS datastores at any given time?
Which three modules are optional components that can be added from the vCenter Server installer? (Choose three.)
VMware vCenter Syslog Collector
VMware vSphere Authentication Proxy
VMware vSphere Auto Deploy
Which two statements are true regarding a mixed DRS cluster with Intel-based and AMD-based ESXi 5.x hosts? (Choose two.)
DRS can load-balance running virtual machines, assuming multiple hosts per CPU family.
Cold Migration may be needed to balance the performance load on 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 types of devices can be connected to a virtual machine during a vMotion migration? (Choose two.)
NFS mounts inside of the guest.
USB pass-through devices connected to the ESXi 5 host.
Which memory conservation technique collaborates with the server to reclaim pages that are redundant in a virtual machine or virtual machines?
Memory Balloon Driver
Which is the most secure method of connecting to an iSCSI storage array using an independent hardware iSCSI adapter?
A new LUN has been provisioned to all hosts in a vSphere 5.x cluster. On one host a new VMFS datastore has been created. How will the new datastore be discovered by the other ESXi 5.x hosts?
A manual refresh is required on each ESXi 5.x hosts to discover new VMFS datastores.
A server administrator reports that a virtual machine has displayed the following message twice in the past 12 months: No boot device found Which virtual machine boot option should the administrator configure to resolve this issue?
Failed Boot Recovery
Which functions can be performed with the Plug-in Manager? (Choose two.)
Enable an installed plug-in
View the status of installed plug-ins
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.
A vSphere administrator is unable to vMotion a virtual machine between two hosts. An error message indicates that the USB device is not accessible on the target host. What is causing this issue?
The USB device was not enabled for vMotion when it was added to the virtual machine.
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
What are two methods of maximizing VMFS performance for virtual machines across all the hosts in a cluster? (Choose two.)
Enable Storage I/O control
Enable Storage DRS with I/O load balancing
Which option could be used for vSphere HA heartbeats?
A Fibre Channel LUN on an 8GB active/active array backing a VMFS5 datastore
What is a valid example of a vSphere Update Manager upgrade?
Upgrading an ESX 4.1 host to ESXi 5.x with a sufficient boot partition.