VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 10

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?

Options are :
  • Enable port blocking on the port group configured for the virtual machine on a distributed switch (Correct)
  • Enable port blocking on the standard switch to which the virtual machine is connected
  • Enable port blocking on the port group configured for the virtual machine on a standard switch
  • Enable promiscuous mode on the port group configured for the virtual machine on a distributed switch

Answer : Enable port blocking on the port group configured for the virtual machine on a distributed switch

A vSphere administrator upgrades a version 5.1.0 vSphere Distributed Switch to version 5.5.0.

Another vSphere administrator, unaware of this change, tries to add an ESXi version 5.1.0 host to

the switch and fails.

What is causing this addition of the ESXi host to fail?

Options are :
  • A version 5.5 ESXi host must be added to the switch before the 5.1 host.
  • The switch failed to upgrade properly.
  • The upgraded switch supports version 5.5 ESXi hosts only. (Correct)
  • The upgraded switch must be set up for backwards compatibility.

Answer : The upgraded switch supports version 5.5 ESXi hosts only.

A virtual machine is unable to communicate with another virtual machine. Both virtual machines

are connected to the Production port group on the same virtual switch and are running on the

same host.

Which configuration is causing the inability of the virtual machines to communicate?

Options are :
  • The Production port group is configured to use a secondary PVLAN. (Correct)
  • Promiscuous Mode has been set to Allow on the Production port group.
  • The speed and duplex settings for the virtual machine vmnics do NOT match.
  • LLDP was enabled instead of CDP for the vSphere Distributed Switch.

Answer : The Production port group is configured to use a secondary PVLAN.

A vCloud Automation Center administrator needs to allow users to revert their machines to their

initial deployment state.

What should the administrator do?

Options are :
  • Enable the Snapshot option in the blueprint.
  • Enable the Linked Clone option in the blueprint.
  • Enable the Reactivate option in the blueprint.
  • Enable the Reprovision option in the blueprint. (Correct)

Answer : Enable the Reprovision option in the blueprint.

Which feature requires an administrator using an RDM to configure it with virtual compatibility

mode?

Options are :
  • vMotion
  • N-port ID Virtualization
  • High Availability
  • Virtual Machine Snapshots (Correct)

Answer : Virtual Machine Snapshots

A storage engineer determines there are problems with the iSCSI network. A vSphere

administrator needs to gather performance metrics from a specific ESXi 5.x host to determine if

the issue is causing high storage latency on the ESXi host. Which tool should the vSphere

administrator use to gather this data?

Options are :
  • vmkfstools
  • esxcli iscsi
  • vmware-cmd
  • esxtop (Correct)

Answer : esxtop

What is the minimum virtual machine compatibility setting required for a virtual machine to run on

a vSphere 5.5 host?

Options are :
  • ESXi 3.0 and later
  • ESXi 5.1 and later
  • ESXi 4.1 and later
  • ESXi 3.5 and later (Correct)

Answer : ESXi 3.5 and later

A vSphere administrator needs to migrate a virtual machine from one host to another. The virtual

machine .vswp file resides in local storage.

Which two techniques can the administrator use to migrate the virtual machine? (Choose two.)

A. vMotion migration

B. Cold migration

C. Storage vMotion migration

D. Enhanced vMotion migration



Options are :

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

Answer : A,B

An administrator is migrating 135 virtual machines from a vSphere Standard Switch to a vSphere

Distributed switch. The migration reports an error and only some of the virtual machines are

transferred.

What is causing the error to occur?

Options are :
  • The port group on the vSphere Distributed Switch was not configured with an Elastic port binding.
  • The vSphere Distributed Switch was created with a single, default port group. (Correct)
  • The switch has become disconnected from an ESXi host.
  • The virtual machine that failed to transfer did not have a network adapter.

Answer : The vSphere Distributed Switch was created with a single, default port group.

An administrator needs to deploy several virtual machines. Storage contention between the virtual

machines should be managed by the VMkernel. Some of the virtual machines will use MSCS and

should be highly available across the ESXi 5.5 hosts.

Which two storage options meet these requirements? (Choose two.)

A. iSCSI

B. NFS

C. Fibre Channel

D. VSAN



Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

A vApp Author deploys a multi-virtual machine vApp to My Cloud with the startup options defined

as follows:

A user powers off the vApp. At what point will VM2 begin powering off?

Options are :
  • After 20 seconds (Correct)
  • After 10 seconds
  • Immediately
  • After 30 seconds

Answer : After 20 seconds

An administrator is evaluating whether to deploy vCenter Server on a Windows server or as

a vCenter Server appliance. The administrator has the following requirements:

Utilize a web browser to manage the vSphere environment.

16 ESXi hosts will be managed.

Licenses must be shared with the vCenter Server environment at another site.

An external Oracle 10g database server will be used for the vCenter Server database.

Why will the administrator need to deploy vCenter Server on a Windows server?

Options are :
  • The vSphere web client is NOT available with the vCenter Server appliance.
  • Oracle 10g is NOT a supported database for the vCenter Server appliance.
  • The vCenter Server appliance can NOT manage more than 5 hosts.
  • Linked Mode is NOT available with the vCenter Server appliance. (Correct)

Answer : Linked Mode is NOT available with the vCenter Server appliance.

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?

Options are :
  • ESXi does not support vMotion with a USB device attached to the virtual machine.
  • The USB device was not enabled for vMotion when it was added to the virtual machine. (Correct)
  • The virtual machine has the wrong USB controller installed.
  • The VMkernel port for vMotion is not enabled for USB traffic.

Answer : The USB device was not enabled for vMotion when it was added to the virtual machine.

A vSphere administrator has created a vSphere Standard Switch with one virtual machine port

group and one physical uplink.

The administrator needs to ensure that the virtual machines on this port group can communicate

only with each other.

What should the administrator do?

Options are :
  • Create a Private VLAN and apply it to the virtual machine port group on the vSphere Standard Switch
  • Remove the physical uplink from the vSphere Standard Switch (Correct)
  • Enable the Fenced port setting on the virtual machine port group
  • Enable Port Security on the vSphere Standard Switch

Answer : Remove the physical uplink from the vSphere Standard Switch

An administrator needs to deploy multiple copies of a virtual machine. A snapshot was taken after

development tools were installed to the VM. After the snapshot, a coding package was added to

the system. The snapshot will be used as the baseline configuration for new VMs.

Which steps should the administrator take to deploy the new VMs?

Options are :
  • Select the virtual machine and use Clone to Virtual Machine
  • Select Revert to Latest Snapshot and use Clone to Virtual Machine (Correct)
  • Select the snapshot and use Clone to Virtual Machine
  • Select the virtual machine and use Clone to Template

Answer : Select Revert to Latest Snapshot and use Clone to Virtual Machine

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?

Options are :
  • Edit the Storage DRS cluster settings to increase the percentage of the I/O imbalance threshold
  • Edit the Storage DRS cluster settings to increase the size of the Space Utilization Difference threshold
  • Edit the Storage DRS cluster settings to increase the percentage of the Space Utilization Difference threshold (Correct)
  • Edit the Storage DRS cluster settings to increase the size of the I/O imbalance threshold

Answer : Edit the Storage DRS cluster settings to increase the percentage of the Space Utilization Difference threshold

An ESXi 5.x host disconnects within 60 seconds after the administrator adds it to the vCenter

Server inventory. The administrator determines that the issue could be related to a networking

problem. Which networking port should the administrator check for connectivity from the host to

vCenter Server?

Options are :
  • 902 (Correct)
  • 9443
  • 443
  • 903

Answer : 902

A vCloud Director administrator needs to import an existing vApp in OVF format into MyCloud.

What should the administrator do to accomplish this goal?

Options are :
  • Upload the OVF directly from local or shared storage into MyCloud. (Correct)
  • Deploy the OVF directly from a vSphere client into MyCloud.
  • Use the Datastore Browser to upload the OVF from a vSphere datastore into MyCloud.
  • Drag and drop the OVF from the desktop into MyCloud.

Answer : Upload the OVF directly from local or shared storage into MyCloud.

As part of a multisite Single Sign-On (SSO) deployment, what two steps are required to ensure

that a change to one Single Sign-On instance is propagated to the other instances? (Choose two.)

A. Schedule a Replication Task on the primary instance

B. Select the first instance during the installation of subsequent instances

C. During the installation of each instance choose Linked-Mode

D. Enable Synchronize to Active Directory on each instance



Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

An administrator has configured multi-pathing using an FC array in an active-active configuration.

What is the expected behavior of the host when a failed preferred path becomes available using

the Fixed path selection policy for this array type?

Options are :
  • It reverts to the preferred path after the host has been restored and rebooted.
  • It automatically reverts to the preferred path. (Correct)
  • It continues using the current path until it is manually reverted.
  • It resumes load balancing across all available paths.

Answer : It automatically reverts to the preferred path.

An administrator removes a virtual machine from a resource pool and places it in the DRS root

resource pool. Users report the performance of the application running on the virtual machine has

improved. The virtual machine relocation was the only change that occurred.

What explains the change in application performance?

Options are :
  • The configured memory, storage and/or CPU shares on the root resource pool are higher than the original resource pool.
  • The configured memory storage and/or CPU reservations on the root resource pool are higher than the original resource pool.
  • The memory, storage and/or CPU settings on the root resource pool restricted access to resources for the virtual machine
  • The memory, storage, and/or CPU settings of the original resource pool restricted access to resources for the virtual machine. (Correct)

Answer : The memory, storage, and/or CPU settings of the original resource pool restricted access to resources for the virtual machine.

An administrator deploys a virtual machine and receives the following error message:

This port group has a fixed number of ports (default is 128)

Which port binding should the administrator select to correct this issue?

Options are :
  • Dynamic
  • Override
  • Ephemeral (Correct)
  • Static

Answer : Ephemeral

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?




Options are :

  • Elastic (Correct)
  • Dynamic
  • Manual
  • Fixed

Answer : Elastic

Which condition would prevent an administrator from unmounting a VMFS datastore?

Options are :
  • The datastore is being managed by Storage DRS (Correct)
  • The storage backing the datastore is detached.
  • The datastore contains vCenter Server templates.
  • The datastore is mounted by multiple hosts.

Answer : The datastore is being managed by Storage DRS

Which privilege should the administrator assign to allow a user to create baselines using Update

Manager?

Options are :
  • Attach baseline
  • Stage baseline
  • Manage baseline (Correct)
  • Configure baseline

Answer : Manage baseline

An administrator needs to migrate a virtual machine from one datastore to another, but the virtual

machine has a snapshot. The virtual machine is running on an ESXi 5.x host.

Which action must the vSphere administrator take to ensure that the snapshot data remains

intact?

Options are :
  • Consolidate the snapshot and then perform a Storage vMotion migration.
  • Perform a Storage vMotion migration and then copy the snapshot file to the new location.
  • Perform a standard Storage vMotion migration. (Correct)
  • Delete the snapshot and then perform the Storage vMotion migration.

Answer : Perform a standard Storage vMotion migration.

Which two are supported object types for Update Manager? (Choose two.)

A. virtual appliances

B. templates

C. vApps

D. hosts



Options are :

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

Answer : D,A

Which change will provide the most overall network performance benefit for a provider VDC?

Options are :
  • adding an additional pNIC to each switch (Correct)
  • enabling Network I/O Control
  • changing all virtual machines to use E1000 vNICs
  • enabling jumbo frames on all switches

Answer : adding an additional pNIC to each switch

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?

Options are :
  • Boot Delay
  • Failed Boot Recovery (Correct)
  • Network Boot Retry
  • Force BIOS Setup

Answer : Failed Boot Recovery

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?

Options are :
  • Most Recently Used (Correct)
  • Fixed
  • Asymmetric Logical Unit Access
  • Round Robin

Answer : Most Recently Used

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