VCP550D - Data Center Virtualization Delta Exam
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The bandwidth between two sites is too slow to transfer large virtual machine files. The administrator needs to export a virtual machine to OVF to reduce the size of the transfer. When the administrator attempts to initiate the Export OVF Template feature, the selection is grayed out. What is the likely reason that the administrator is unable to select this option?
The virtual machine is in a powered on state.
A vSphere administrator is performing maintenance on a group of ESXi 5.5 hosts when an error message displays indicating that the ramdisk is full. The two hosts reporting the problem were deployed with Auto Deploy. What should the administrator do to resolve this issue?
Redirect host logs to an NFS store
A customer needs to select an appropriate Path Selection Policy (PSP) for their storage array. There is no requirement for a preferred path. The policy should not select a new path unless the current one fails. Which PSP meets the requirement?
Most Recently Used
An administrator is deploying vSphere using a NAS device as the shared storage system. The administrator has already created a VMkernel port, enabled the NFS client, and configured a mount point accessible to the hosts. Which additional configuration is required before the datastore can be used to create virtual machines?
The ESXi hosts must have root access to the datastore.
A vSphere administrator needs to add redundancy to an ESXi 5.x management network on a vSphere Standard Switch. Which method should the administrator use to create redundant management networks?
Configure the management network vSwitch with two active uplinks
A vSphere administrator needs to use vSphere Update Manager to perform orchestrated upgrades of virtual machines. Which two options are available for virtual machine remediation? (Choose two.)
Upgrade virtual machine hardware
Upgrade VMware tools
An administrator needs to use guest OS clustering in a vSphere environment that uses a Fibre Channel SAN. The clustering software does NOT have a SCSI target or a SCSI command pass- through requirement. Which VMware storage type should the administrator use?
Which workflow should the administrator follow to create a High Availability (HA) cluster?
Select a datacenter, create a cluster in the datacenter, add resources to the cluster, enable HA, and configure HA-specific settings
A vSphere administrator receives a request to capture the state of a virtual machine six times a day. Which procedure will satisfy the requirement with the least amount of administrator intervention?
Use the vSphere web client to configure a scheduled task to take a snapshot every four hours.
Which statement is true about the hardware configuration for ESXi hosts participating in a virtual SAN?
Each host must have at least one Solid State Drive (SSD).
An administrator using vCenter Operations Manager is viewing the health of an ESXi host in the environment. There have NOT been any reported outages or issues with the ESXi host, but the administrator needs to determine if the host is behaving normally. Which minor badge should the administrator investigate to determine this information?
An application server has been added to an existing multi-tier application contained in a vApp. Shortly after a planned maintenance event, users are unable to access the application. What does the vSphere administrator need to change to ensure the application can be accessed?
The startup order of the vApp
A vSphere administrator is administering a vSphere Distributed Switch port group using the vSphere Web Client. The port group was configured using Static binding, but the number of ports must increase as virtual machines are added to the port group. Which port allocation setting should the administrator use to achieve this goal?
Which configuration will block communication between two virtual machines on the same DMZ network?
An isolated Private VLAN configured on a distributed switch and the two DMZ server virtual machines connected to the same port group
A VMware administrator needs to export a vApp and create a self-contained package that has a single file. Which format should the administrator use?
Export as OVA
An administrator must determine which Update Manager procedures can be performed using the vSphere Web Client, and which must be completed using the Windows vSphere client. Which two tasks require the use of the Windows vSphere client? (Choose two.)
Create a baseline for an inventory object
Stage a baseline for remediation
A vSphere administrator is attempting to migrate a virtual machine, but the progress bar for the migration remains at 10%. Which issue could be preventing the vMotion migration?
A networking problem between the source and destination hosts exists at the physical layer.
A vSphere administrator creates a new vSphere Distributed Switch. The administrator receives notice from the service desk that a cluster of vSphere hosts has disconnected from vCenter Server. This disconnect occurred immediately after the new switch was created. · This vSphere Distributed Switch is the only distributed switch managed by vCenter. · The virtual machines are still functional and the applications are still accessible by end users. On the ESXi hosts, which step must the vSphere administrator take to allow vCenter Server to reconnect?
Use the Direct Console User Interface to reattach the management vmnic to the appropriate switch
A vSphere administrator has configured a virtual machine alarm to trigger a warning when the condition Snapshot Size exceeds 1GB. Which action should the administrator configure on the alarm to automatically resolve the condition?
Run a Command
What is the minimum virtual machine compatibility setting required for a virtual machine to run on a vSphere 5.5 host?
ESXi 3.5 and later
Which vSphere feature creates a copy of a virtual machine that can be stored locally within a cluster or at another site, and provides the ability to rapidly restore a virtual machine within minutes?
An administrator needs to implement trusted SSL certificates for all vCenter 5.5 components. Which component needs an SSL certificate?
Which two Identity Sources are available to add for vCenter Single Sign-On authentication? (Choose two.)
An ESXi 5.x host is unable to connect to a vCenter 5.x server. Which commands should an administrator use to restart the management agents on the host?
SSH to the host and execute the commands - /etc/init.d/hostd restart and /etc/init.d/vpxa restart
An administrator determines that a vSphere Standard Switch is dropping all inbound frames to a specific virtual machine. The behavior appeared in the last two days. Which configuration setting, if changed during this timeframe, would result in this behavior?
MAC address changes
Which VLAN configuration requires switch connectivity defined as an access port?
External Switch Tagging
An administrator is upgrading a vSphere Distributed Switch. The existing switch is version 5.0 and the administrator wants to upgrade to the latest version possible. The environment contains several ESXi 5.1 hosts. Which two options are available to ensure that the upgraded switch will be compatible with these hosts? (Choose two.)
Upgrade the ESXi 5.1 hosts to version 5.5, then upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.5
Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.1
Time Remaining, Capacity Remaining, and Stress are minor badges of which major badge in vCenter Operations Manager?
To comply with security requirements, an administrator with a vCenter Server Appliance needs to force logoff of the vSphere web client after 10 minutes of inactivity. What should the administrator do to meet the requirement?
Edit: /var/lib/vmware/vsphere-client/webclient.properties, modify session.timeout=10
A vSphere administrator determines that more metrics are available for viewing in the realtime view than are available in the daily view for a virtual machine. What is the reason for this discrepancy in the number of available metrics?
The default vCenter statistics level is being used.
A small company wants to use VMware products for its production systems. The system administrator needs to recommend a solution that will deliver High Availability to the company's production applications. What is minimum vSphere offering that will support this requirement?
vSphere Essentials Plus
An administrator is planning a new vSphere deployment using shared storage. The solution must support: · vMotion · Storage vMotion · Fault Tolerant virtual machines · VAAI primitives · RDM disks Which storage type will meet these requirements?
What happens to the status of users already logged into ESXi Shell when a vSphere administrator enables lockdown mode?
Users remain logged in and can run commands, except to disable lockdown mode.
A system administrator detects that a VDP Appliance that has been operational for 6 months has become inconsistent or unstable. Which action should the administrator take to recover the VDP appliance and what will be the impact on the vSphere environment?
Perform a VDP rollback to the most recent validated checkpoint. All backup and configuration changes made after the checkpoint will be lost.
A vSphere administrator needs to migrate a virtual machine to another datastore and host without disrupting virtual machine users. Which technique should the vSphere administrator use?
While troubleshooting a crash event on an ESXi 5.x host, an administrator determines the log files related to the event are NOT present. Which action should the administrator take to resolve the logging issue?
Create a persistent scratch location.
During an upgrade, the ESXi 5.x installer finds an existing version of ESXi and a VMFS3 volume. No virtual machines exist on the host or VMFS3 volume. The requirement is to upgrade to VMFS5. Which option should be chosen to meet this requirement?
Install ESXi and overwrite the VMFS datastore
When a vSphere administrator attempts to remediate a host with Update Manager, the host is unable to enter maintenance mode. Which condition is likely preventing the host from entering maintenance mode?
A virtual machine on the host has a removable device connected.
What should an administrator do to configure multi-pathing using software iSCSI?
Bind the VMkernel ports to the software iSCSI initiator
An administrator is attempting to use Update Manager to patch a cluster of ESXi 5.x hosts. The administrator needs to stage the patches for a scheduled update after hours. When verifying the hosts after the scheduled upgrade, the administrator determines that one of the hosts was not remediated and patches are not staged. The host is using PXE as its boot method. What condition would cause this behavior?
The host was rebooted prior to the scheduled remediation.
Which Single Sign-On deployment mode should an administrator use for two 5.x vCenter Servers configured with linked mode?
Multisite Single Sign-On
An organization has a HA/DRS cluster containing a mixture of ESXi 4.1 and 5.5 hosts in the cluster. An ESXi 5.5 host has failed and HA attempted but failed to restart the virtual machines on another host. HA admission control is disabled. What condition could result in this behavior?
A virtual machine has an incompatible hardware version
What is the purpose of configuring a VMkernel port for Fault Tolerance logging?
The selected vmkernel port is used to send external inputs from a primary virtual machine to its secondary counterpart.
An administrator is creating a vApp for a multi-tiered application and needs to configure custom startup actions for each virtual machine. What should the administrator do to enable this functionality?
Verify that VMware Tools is installed on each virtual machine in the vApp.
A network auditing team has observed activity from a virtual machine that may be an organization policy security breach. The vSphere administrator needs to stop network traffic from the virtual machine. Which step should the administrator take?
Enable Port Blocking on each vSphere Distributed Switch portgroup in the organization, then block the port on which the virtual machine is connected.
Which information does the CPU Ready counter provide to a vSphere administrator?
The virtual machine has requested CPU time, but the VMkernel cannot schedule the virtual CPU on a physical CPU.
A VMware administrator needs to simplify the placement of virtual machines. The administrator also needs to balance I/O load and space utilization automatically. Which combination of features should the administrator use to achieve this?
Create a Datastore Cluster and enable Storage DRS on the cluster
An organization's datastores are configured in a fully automated Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler (SDRS) cluster. The vSphere administrator determines that virtual machines are being migrated between datastores even though the datastores look evenly balanced. On further investigation, the administrator determines that the datastore's utilization percentages differ by 2%. Which Storage DRS setting should the administrator change to prevent the virtual machines from migrating prematurely?
Edit the Storage DRS cluster settings to increase the percentage of the Space Utilization Difference threshold
An administrator needs to use performance information from Windows virtual machines to better understand their effect on the vSphere 5.x hosts on which they run. What must the administrator do to collect this information?
Install VMware Tools. Add counters in the PERFMON utility.
Which two CPU features enable the use of 64-bit virtual machines? (Choose two.)