VCP-510 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Exam Set 3

Which two circumstances might cause a DRS cluster to become invalid? (Choose two.)

A. DRS has been disabled on one or more ESXi hosts.

B. An ESXi host has been removed from the cluster.

C. A migration on a virtual machine is attempted while the virtual machine is failing over.

D. Virtual machines have been powered on from a vSphere Client connected directly to an ESXi

host.


Options are :

  • B,C
  • C,D
  • B,D (Correct)
  • A,B

Answer : B,D

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.)

A. The virtual machine is stored on a VMFS 3 volume.

B. One or more virtual machines have Persistent disks.

C. The virtual machine is stored on a NFS datastore.

D. The virtual machine is stored on a datastore with a 2mb block size.


Options are :

  • C,D
  • B,C
  • A,B (Correct)
  • A,D

Answer : A,B

A group of virtual machines has been deployed using thin disks because of limited storage space availability. The storage team has expressed concern about extensive use of this type of provisioning. At which level can the administrator set an alarm to notify the storage team? 


Options are :

  • Datastore (Correct)
  • Virtual Machine
  • Resource Pool
  • Host

Answer : Datastore

An administrator notices that log files kept on an ESXi 5.x host are being rotated very quickly, inhibiting the troubleshooting of an issue. Which two configuration changes will resolve the issue? (Choose two.) 

A. Configure syslog to send the logs a syslog server

B. Increase the number of logs kept

C. Increase the logging level

D. Increase the size of the partition where log files are stored


Options are :

  • A,D
  • C,D
  • B,C
  • A,B (Correct)

Answer : A,B

What options must be configured in the vCenter Server settings before email alerts can be sent?

(Choose two.)

A. Sender email address

B. SNMP address information

C. SMTP server information

D. Email authentication information


Options are :

  • A,C (Correct)
  • B,C
  • A,B
  • C,D

Answer : A,C

Which three Storage I/O Control conditions might trigger the Non-VI workload detected on the datastore alarm? (Choose three.) 

A. The datastore is connected to an ESX/ESXi 4.0 host that does not support Storage I/O Control.

B. The datastore is on an array that is performing system tasks such as replication.

C. The datastore is utilizing active/passive multipathing or NMP (Native Multi-Pathing).

D. The datastore is storing virtual machines with one or more snapshots.

E. The datastore is connected to an ESX/ESXi 4.0 host that is not managed by vCenter.


Options are :

  • : A,B,E (Correct)
  • A,B,C
  • B,C,D
  • C,D,E

Answer : : A,B,E

Select three of the steps for configuring iSCSI Software Initiator multipathing when load balancing  with a single vSphere standard switch. (Choose three.) 

A. Change the Path Selection Policy to Round Robin (VMware)

B. Enable Override switch failover order

C. Enable Route based on IP Hash

D. Enable iSCSI port binding on the VMkernel object or objects

E. Add VMkernel adapters to the iSCSI Network Configuration



Options are :

  • A,B,E (Correct)
  • A,B,C
  • C,D,E
  • B,C,D

Answer : A,B,E

An administrator is upgrading an ESX 3.5 host to ESXi 5.x with an intermediate upgrade to ESX 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? 


Options are :

  • Update Manager does not support upgrading from ESX
  • ESX 3.5 is not supported by Update Manager (Correct)
  • The host has 4GB RAM.
  • The host has one processor

Answer : ESX 3.5 is not supported by Update Manager

Which two steps are required before VMware Data Recovery can be used? (Choose two.)

A. The Data Recovery Appliance Module must be installed on vCenter Server.

B. A private network must be created for the backup appliance.

C. The vSphere Client plug-in must be installed on any machine VDR will be managed from.

D. The Data Recovery backup appliance must have additional storage added to it.



Options are :

  • A,C (Correct)
  • C,D
  • A,B
  • B,D

Answer : A,C

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? 


Options are :

  • Increase the memory resource allocation to the resource pool.
  • Decrease the memory allocation for the virtual machine
  • Increase the share value for the resource pool
  • Change the shares setting from custom to high, medium, or low for the virtual machine. (Correct)

Answer : Change the shares setting from custom to high, medium, or low for the virtual machine.

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.)

A. The deduplication store had 400GB of available space before the start of the affected jobs.

B. Eight backup jobs were running simultaneously, causing new jobs to fail to start.

C. The backup window was not open long enough to retrieve all of the changed blocks.

D. CPU utilization on the VDR appliance exceeded 90% before one or more jobs executed


Options are :

  • B,C (Correct)
  • A,D
  • C,D
  • A,B

Answer : B,C

The performance graph for a virtual machine with 1GB of RAM shows the Swap In rate to be 150

MBps and the Balloon value to be at 0 MB. Users of the virtual machine are complaining that

performance is slow.

Which two actions could increase performance of the virtual machine? (Choose two.)

A. Install the VMMEMCTL driver on the ESXi host.

B. Increase the memory share value for this virtual machine.

C. Install VMware Tools into this virtual machine.

D. Disable swapping in the virtual machine operating system.


Options are :

  • C,D
  • A,B
  • B,C (Correct)
  • D,E

Answer : B,C

How can vCenter maps be used outside of the vSphere client? (Choose two.)

A. Saved to a Visio .vsd file

B. Sent to a printer

C. Exported as a jpg

D. Saved as a PDF



Options are :

  • A,C
  • B,C (Correct)
  • C,D
  • A,B

Answer : B,C

An administrator finds that an ESXi 5.x host cannot be managed by vCenter Server.

Which three logs can be reviewed using the DCUI? (Choose three.)

A. Syslog

B. Config log

C. Virtual Center Agent

D. ESXi shell logs

E. VMware HA log


Options are :

  • A,B,C (Correct)
  • B,C,D
  • C,D,E
  • D,E,A

Answer : A,B,C

An administrator has created a virtual machine that will be accessed from a public kiosk.

Management has requested that the virtual machine be reset to a known state once a week or on

demand if requested.

Which method is the simplest way to meet this requirement?


Options are :

  • Create Nonpersistent disks for the virtual machine and set the guest OS to reboot once a week.
  • Set the VMDKs of the virtual machine to be Independent-Nonpersistent and schedule restarts of the virtual machine (Correct)
  • Implement a 3rd party imaging server and PXE boot the virtual machine off a static image
  • Configure the storage array to be vSphere aware and script routine array snapshot restores of the datastore.

Answer : Set the VMDKs of the virtual machine to be Independent-Nonpersistent and schedule restarts of the virtual machine

Users have reported performance issues with an application running on a Windows VM.

Performance analysis shows high CPU activity on the ESXi host but low CPU activity on the

Windows VM.

A high value in which overview graph and counter on the virtual machine's Performance tab would

confirm the results of the performance analysis?


Options are :

  • CPU (%) / Wait
  • CPU (%) / Ready (Correct)
  • CPU Usage (Mhz) / Ready
  • CPU Usage (Mhz) / Wait

Answer : CPU (%) / Ready

Which three statements regarding Network I/O Control (NIOC) are accurate? (Choose three.)

A. NIOC enforces traffic bandwidth limits on the overall vDS set of dvUplinks.

B. NIOC limits maximum throughput control on connected virtual machines.

C. Load based teaming efficiently uses a vDS set of dvUplinks for network capacity.

D. Isolation provides priority to any one traffic flow.

E. Relative shares fairly allocates available bandwidth among multiple flows.


Options are :

  • A,B,C
  • B,C,D
  • C,D,E
  • A,C,E (Correct)

Answer : A,C,E

A company has converted several physical machines to virtual machines but are seeing significant performance issues on the converted machines. The host is configured with sufficient memory and storage does not appear to be a bottleneck. Which metric can be checked to determine if CPU contention exists on an ESXi 5.x host?   


Options are :

  • %WAIT
  • %RDY (Correct)
  • %USED
  • %RUN

Answer : %RDY

A DRS cluster has been created with two ESXi hosts. One host in the cluster is running at 98

percent CPU utilization. The other host is running at 52 percent utilization. Upon analysis, it

appears that none of the virtual machines are being migrated from the CPU-constrained host, and

no recommendations are being generated.

What are the two most likely causes of the problem? (Choose two.)

A. The VMkernel port is assigned an incorrect IP address.

B. VMotion is not enabled on the VMkernel port.

C. DRS migration Threshold is not set high enough.

D. VMware DRS is not set to Fully Automated.


Options are :

  • C,D
  • A,D
  • A,B (Correct)
  • B,C

Answer : A,B

A user wants to receive an email notification when the virtual machine CPU usage enters a

warning state and again when the condition enters a alarm state. Which two state changes must

be selected to receive the appropriate notifications? (Choose two.)

A. Yellow-red state change

B. Red-green state change

C. Yellow-green state change

D. Green-yellow state change


Options are :

  • B,C
  • A,B
  • C,D
  • A,D (Correct)

Answer : A,D

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? 


Options are :

  • The default setting
  • Priority 2
  • The most conservative setting (Correct)
  • Priority 4

Answer : The most conservative setting

Which two components can be installed in monitored virtual machines to trigger vSphere HA

Application Monitoring? (Choose two.)

A. A custom script utilizing the appmonitor executable

B. The vSphere Fault Tolerant agent

C. Third-party utilities such as Neverfail or ApplicationHA

D. The vSphere HA application agent


Options are :

  • B,C
  • B,D
  • A,C (Correct)
  • C,D

Answer : A,C

What function does Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) provide? 


Options are :

  • The ability to replace manual CPU identification masks with an automated process managed by the cluster.
  • The ability to use vMotion to migrate virtual machines between hosts with identical CPUs but different vSphere versions.
  • The ability to use vMotion to migrate virtual machines between ESXi hosts with different CPU vendors (Correct)
  • The ability to enable Fault Tolerance on virtual machines that are not members of a cluster

Answer : The ability to use vMotion to migrate virtual machines between ESXi hosts with different CPU vendors

What are two considerations when using resource pools in a vSphere cluster? (Choose two.)

A. Default shares are equal for all sibling resource pools, regardless of virtual machines or childpools

B. By default, Reservations can be exceeded

C. vMotion must be setup prior to creating Resource Pools

D. DRS rules cannot violate Resource Pool membership



Options are :

  • B,C
  • A,D
  • C,D
  • A,B (Correct)

Answer : A,B

Which option could be used for vSphere HA heartbeats?   


Options are :

  • A Fibre Channel LUN on an 8GB active/active array backing a VMFS5 datastore (Correct)
  • An iSCSI LUN backing an RDM connected over 10GB Ethernet
  • An iSCSI LUN used for booting the master ESXi host.
  • An NFS datastore shared with the all hosts, sync, no_root_squash and read only options

Answer : A Fibre Channel LUN on an 8GB active/active array backing a VMFS5 datastore

Which two vSphere features can be used with virtual machines that are enabled for VMware Fault

Tolerance? (Choose two.)

A. EVC

B. Storage vMotion

C. RDMs in virtual compatibility mode

D. VMware Virtual SMP


Options are :

  • A,B
  • A,C (Correct)
  • B,C
  • C,D

Answer : A,C

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. A storage error has occurred on the fibre channel storage array.

B. An ESXi host in the cluster becomes isolated from the network

C. An ESXi host was automatically put into Standby Mode

D. Licensing was not updated after an upgrade from vSphere 4.x



Options are :

  • B,C
  • C,D
  • A,D (Correct)
  • A,C

Answer : A,D

An administrator is configuring a stretched HA cluster. The administrator wishes to restrict the

failover of VMs to certain hosts within a given site.

Which additional vSphere feature satisfies this requirement?



Options are :

  • Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • vSphereDistributedSwitch
  • Host Folders
  • Distributed Resource Scheduler (Correct)

Answer : Distributed Resource Scheduler

In a vSphere HA cluster what is the maximum number of point-to-point communication links to the slaves each master maintains? 


Options are :

  • 512
  • 1024
  • 64
  • 32 (Correct)

Answer : 32

An administrator is configuring admission control settings for a vSphere HA cluster. The

administrator selects the option Allow VMs to Be Powered on Even if They Violate Availability

Constraints. Which two events occur during an ESXi host failure? (Choose two.)

A. Virtual machines with a High restart priority are restarted first.

B. Virtual machines with a Low restart priority are not restarted.

C. HA will not restart virtual machines configured for FT.

D. Virtual machines with VM Monitoring set to Enabled are restarted.


Options are :

  • A,C (Correct)
  • B,C
  • C,D
  • A,B

Answer : A,C

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