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An administrator attempts to increase the number of vCPUs in a virtual machine to 8. The configuration cannot be successfully completed. What are two likely causes of this issue? (Choose two.)
MS-DOS was selected as guest OS.
The host has 4 processor threads.
Which three features can be used in combination with network-attached storage (NAS)? (Choose three.)
Datastores up to 64TB
Storage I/O control
VMware Storage DRS
An administrator wants to adjust disk resource allocation to ensure proper storage performance. Which two mechanisms are available? (Choose two.)
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 selects the Profile Compliance tab of an vSphere cluster, then selects Check Compliance Now. Which features requirements are not checked by this?
Which statement describes the functionality of traffic shaping on a vSphere Standard Switch?
vSphere Standard Switches support only egress traffic shaping.
A new ESXi 5.x host is set up with two virtual machines. A memory limit is applied so that users will have predictable performance as virtual machines are added to the host. What is the effect of applying a memory limit to these virtual machines?
No physical memory will be granted above the limit, but VSWP can be used.
Which conditions are true regarding an ESXi 5.x host placed into maintenance mode while a member of a DRS cluster? (Choose two.)
If the DRS cluster is in fully automated mode and vMotion is configured, its virtual machines will be moved automatically to other hosts in the cluster.
All the virtual machines on the host must be migrated or powered off before the ESXi host will complete entering maintenance mode.
Under which two conditions is a master elected by vSphere HA? (Choose two.)
When a host is placed into maintenance mode
When "Reconfigure for vSphere HA" is executed
Which two features secure the VMkernel? (Choose two.)
Kernel module integrity
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
An administrator is informed that there will be a storage maintenance window and that failovers may occur. What is the expected length of time that a Windows 2008 virtual machine storage I/O will pause during a path failover?
30 to 60 seconds
What is true about the HA agent on ESXi 5.x hosts?
HA agents can store configuration information locally
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.
What Windows security object is granted the vCenter Server administrator role during installation?
An administrator is migrating a virtual machine in a DRS cluster. The migration fails the validation check because of a CPU incompatibility issue. Which items below could be causing this issue? (Choose two.)
Inconsistent CPU manufacturers
Inconsistent CPU generations
Which two conditions will prevent a virtual machine from being successfully migrated using Storage vMotion? (Choose two.)
The virtual machine has Fault Tolerance enabled.
The virtual machine is running on a vSphere 5.x Standard host.
A vSphere 5.x implementation contains two ESXi hosts, ESXi01and ESXi02. There is a virtual machine "VM21" connected to the Production port group on ESXi01. ESXi01 has the following switch configuration. vSwitch0, single uplink to 10.1.20.0/24 Production port group VMkernel port for vMotion VMKernel port for management vSwitch1, single uplink to 10.1.40.0/24 Engineering port group VMKernel port for NFS storage ESXi02 has the following switch configuration. vSwitch0, single uplink to 10.1.20.0/24 Engineering port group VMkernel port for vMotion VMKernel port for management vSwitch1, single uplink to 10.1.40.0/24 Production port group VMKernel port for NFS storage Which two statements are true about this configuration? (Choose two.)
If VM21 is migrated to ESXi02 it will not be available on the network
Broadcasts from the Production port group will not reach the Engineering port group.
ACME Junkmail Incorporated has been utilizing templates in their environment. They are running a 10-node ESXi 5.x Cluster and DRS has not been configured. Several virtual machines have been deployed from this template and successfully powered on, but a newly deployed virtual machine will not power on. There appear to be adequate CPU and Memory resources available on the host. Which three things can be done to allow more virtual machines to be deployed into the cluster from this template? (Choose three.)
Select a different datastore for the virtual machine
Move the swap file to a different location
Increase the virtual machine memory reservation
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.
An administrator is setting up vMotion in a vSphere environment. A migration is run to test the configuration, but fails. What could the administrator do to resolve the issue?
Ensure the vMotion enabled adaptors configured for the same subnet.
A request has been made to the SAN administrator to provision a new LUN. A LUN (LUN 6) is created, and the SAN administrator presents the LUN to an ESXi 5.x host, using the storage array SAN management software. The administrator looks at the Storage configuration for the ESXi host, and does not see the new LUN. Other LUNs from the same storage array are visible. Which two conditions are most likely to cause the error described? (Choose two.)
The administrator has not performed a Rescan All on the ESXi host.
The LUN was not presented to the correct ESXi host.
An administrator notices that the database virtual machines fail to backup within the backup window. Each database virtual machine has 4 vCPUs, 16GB RAM and 12 virtual disks. There are 16 database virtual machines to backup using 8 backup jobs. Which is the simplest way to improve the backup performance for these virtual machines?
Add 1MB VMDK drives at 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 on the VDR appliance.
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 function does Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) provide?
The ability to use vMotion to migrate virtual machines between ESXi hosts with different CPU vendors.
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.
What are two considerations when using resource pools in a vSphere cluster? (Choose two.)
Default shares are equal for all sibling resource pools, regardless of virtual machines or child pools
By default, Reservations can be exceeded
An administrator is attempting to clone a running virtual machine, but receives an error that the virtual machine is using a device that prevents the operation. What two device types listed below could be causing this error? (Choose two.)
An independent mode virtual disk
A physical compatibility mode RDM
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.
How can you verify vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) is enabled?
"Hardware Acceleration" column for any datastore created on a compliant array
Which two migration techniques can be used together to move a running virtual machine to a local datastore on a different server? (Choose two.)
Select three of the steps for configuring iSCSI Software Initiator multipathing when load balancing with a single vSphere standard switch. (Choose three.)
Change the Path Selection Policy to Round Robin (VMware)
Enable Override switch failover order
Add VMkernel adapters to the iSCSI Network Configuration
Which option could be used for vSphere HA heartbeats?
A Fibre Channel LUN on an 8GB active/active array backing a VMFS5 datastore
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 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
What are two consequences of deleting a VMFS datastore from an ESXi 5.x host? (Choose two.)
The datastore is inaccessible from all connected ESXi hosts.
The datastore and all virtual machines are removed from the storage device.
An administrator decides to use Data Recovery to back up some key virtual machines. What is the process to install Data Recovery?
Download the current OVF package from VMware.com onto a machine with the vSphere Client installed and use the Deploy OVF from Template option.
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 virtual disk types are supported on an network attached storage appliance using NFS with hardware acceleration disabled?
An administrator has deployed vCenter Data Recovery and wants the largest possible de- duplication store. Which three storage options can be used? (Choose three.)
Two RDMs on a FCP array
One NFS mount on the ESXi host and one RDMs on an iSCSI array
Two NFS mounts on the ESXi host
What are possible valid uses for the default No Access role in vCenter? (Choose two.)
Restrict usage on a object for a member of a group assigned full permissions to the object
Restrict administrators from managing hosts via vCenter
An administrator takes a vSphere snapshot of a virtual machine and applies an OS update. After confirming the update the administrator cannot enable Fault Tolerance on the virtual machine and suspects there are snapshots that have not been consolidated. Which two operations can the administrator perform to verify consolidation is needed? (Choose two.)
Expose the Needs Consolidation column in the virtual machines tab of the host.
Browse the datastore containing the vmdk files and look for files with the "-delta.vmdk" extension.
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.
Recently, a storage interface card in an ESXi 5.x host has been experiencing inconsistent connectivity states. Which two methods can be used to quickly identify the issue and immediately notify an administrator so that the issue can be resolved? (Choose two.)
Set up an alarm with the Lost Storage Connectivity trigger to send an email for notification when the connection is lost.
Set up an alarm with the Lost Storage Connectivity trigger and configure an SNMP trap for notification when the connection is lost.
Networking policies for a vSphere Standard Switch, such as traffic shaping and security, can be overridden on which vSphere elements?
On the port group
Which three services will continue to function when vCenter Server is unavailable? (Choose three.)
Fault Tolerance (FT)
An administrator is configuring a stretched HA configuration and has HA errors on all of the hosts at the remote site. What can be done to ensure virtual machines at one site can be restarted at the remote site?
Ensure any firewalls between the hosts are allowing port 8182
An administrator receives a complaint that a virtual machine is performing poorly. The user attributes the issue to poor storage performance. If the storage array is the bottleneck, which two counters would be higher than normal? (Choose two.)
Average ESXi highest latency, in milliseconds
Average virtual machine operating system latency per command, in milliseconds
What are two requirements when configuring a Fibre Channel SAN with an ESXi 5.x cluster? (Choose two.)
RDMs must be zoned and masked to each ESXi 5 host in the cluster
A FCP HBA or hardware supporting FCoE must be installed in the hosts
Assuming that ballooning is possible, under which three circumstances might the VMkernel use a swap file for a running virtual machine? (Choose three.)
The Mem.CtlMaxPercent value is between 10 and 25 percent.
Memory cannot be reclaimed quickly enough.
50% of the configured memory has already been ballooned.
Which vSwitch or vSwitch port group policy setting allows packets to be received by a virtual machine with different destination MAC addresses than the configured MAC address?
MAC address changes