VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 9

A virtual machine is monitored by vCenter Operations Manager. The machine has been using

more than 95% of its available vRAM between 3 AM and 4 AM for six consecutive days.

Which change to a computed badge score is the most probable direct result?

Options are :
  • The Faults badge changes from 0 to 30.
  • The Workload badge changes from 75 to 55.
  • The Stress badge changes from 15 to 45. (Correct)
  • The Density badge changes from 60 to 50.

Answer : The Stress badge changes from 15 to 45.

What action should an administrator take to store ESXi 5.x host system logs centrally?

Options are :
  • Configure each host to send all log information to a syslog server. (Correct)
  • Configure the syslog server to import log files from each host at regular intervals.
  • Configure vCenter Server to send all log information to a syslog server.
  • Configure vCenter Server to automatically export log files to a syslog server at regular intervals.

Answer : Configure each host to send all log information to a syslog server.

An administrator is creating a network to be used for communication among multiple vApps. The

security policy requires that the vApps should only communicate on this network.

Which type of network should the administrator create?

Options are :
  • Routed vApp Network
  • Isolated Organization Network (Correct)
  • Fenced vApp Network
  • Directly Connected Organization Network

Answer : Isolated Organization Network

Which step should an administrator take to avoid conflict on a subnet between vCloud Automation

Center Network Profiles and existing workloads?

Options are :
  • Manually mark IP addresses as used.
  • Enable the Shared Network flag in the Network Profile.
  • Enable DHCP on the Network Profile.
  • Upload a CSV file with the existing IP addresses and host names to the Network Profile. (Correct)

Answer : Upload a CSV file with the existing IP addresses and host names to the Network Profile.

An administrator needs to create a Network Pool that works with a Layer 3 multicast-enabled

network.

Which Network Pool should the administrator create?

Options are :
  • VLAN-Backed
  • vSphere Port Group-Backed
  • VXLAN (Correct)
  • vCloud Network Isolation-Backed

Answer : VXLAN

Which vCloud Director configuration should the administrator modify to reduce the chances of

accidental Denial of Service attacks?

Options are :
  • Number of resource intensive operations per user (Correct)
  • Number of simultaneous connections per virtual machine
  • Maximum runtime lease
  • All VMs quota

Answer : Number of resource intensive operations per user

Which two tools should an administrator use to prepare and implement VXLAN? (Choose two.)

Options are :
  • vShield Endpoint (Correct)
  • vShield Manager
  • vSphere Web Client
  • vCloud Director

Answer : vShield Endpoint

What is the difference between a vApp network and a Fenced vApp network?

Options are :
  • A Fenced vApp network will automatically create a NAT. (Correct)
  • A Fenced vApp network will automatically create a DHCP Pool.
  • A vApp network will automatically create a NAT.
  • A vApp network will automatically create a DHCP Pool.

Answer : A Fenced vApp network will automatically create a NAT.

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?

Options are :
  • The daily view presents a different selection of metrics by default than presented by the realtime view.
  • The default vCenter Server statistics level is being used. (Correct)
  • The daily view does not contain all of the metrics that the realtime view does.
  • A vCenter Server statistics level of 4 is being used.

Answer : The default vCenter Server statistics level is being used.

After installing a new vCloud Director cell, an administrator finds that virtual machine uploads are

failing.

What should the administrator do to resolve the problem?

Options are :
  • Increase storage capacity in the vCloud database.
  • Add another host to the cluster where vCloud Director resides.
  • Add another vCenter Server for the vCloud Director Server Group.
  • Increase storage capacity in opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer. (Correct)

Answer : Increase storage capacity in opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer.

The administrator of the Development organization is unable to provide access to vApps from a

catalog to the QA organization.

Which two steps would allow the vApps to be shared only to the QA organization? (Choose two.)

A. Add the QA organization to the Development catalog

B. Enable External Publishing on the Development catalog.

C. Enable Catalog Sharing on the Development organization.

D. Have the QA organization subscribe to the Development catalog



Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

An administrator needs to utilize two new vSphere clusters with four Provisioning Groups.

How many vCloud Automation Center Reservations should the administrator create?

Options are :
  • 4
  • 2
  • 8 (Correct)
  • 1

Answer : 8

Which condition would explain why an organization administrator would be prevented from

populating a catalog?

Options are :
  • The organization administrator role does not have the Catalog: Edit Properties right.
  • A provider VDC must be created before an organization administrator can populate a catalog. (Correct)
  • An organization VDC must be created before an organization administrator can populate a catalog.
  • The organization administrator must also have the Catalog Author role.

Answer : A provider VDC must be created before an organization administrator can populate a catalog.

An administrator needs to limit CPU resources for a vCloud Automation Center Provisioning

Group.

What should the administrator do?

Options are :
  • Create a Reservation and specify a Reservation Policy that limits CPU utilization.
  • Create a Reservation that includes a vSphere Resource Pool that limits CPU utilization. (Correct)
  • Create a Reservation and specify CPU limits in the This Reservation field.
  • Create a Reservation that enables Alerts based on CPU utilization.

Answer : Create a Reservation that includes a vSphere Resource Pool that limits CPU utilization.

An administrator adds a newly installed host running the most current version of ESXi to an

existing resource cluster. Virtual machines do not deploy to the newly added host.

What is a probable cause of this issue?

Options are :
  • The host does not support the virtual machine hardware version.
  • The cluster containing the host is disabled.
  • The host has insufficient resources.
  • The host was not prepared for vCloud integration. (Correct)

Answer : The host was not prepared for vCloud integration.

A vCloud Automation Center Administrator logs into the vCAC web interface and does not see the

Reservations menu. What should the administrator do to see this menu?

Options are :
  • Add the administrator account to an Enterprise Group. (Correct)
  • Add the administrator account to a Provisioning Group.
  • Add the administrator to a Blueprint.
  • Add the administrator account to a Reservation.

Answer : Add the administrator account to an Enterprise Group.

As part of a capacity planning exercise, a user needs a report of all Reservations for all

Provisioning Groups within the user's department including the percentage used for machine

quota, memory, and storage for powered-on virtual machines.

How should the user collect the data for this report?

Options are :
  • As an Enterprise Administrator, run the Reservation Summary Report from the Reports section in vCloud Automation Center.
  • As an Enterprise Administrator, select the columns needed in the Reservation work area and export the data in a convenient form. (Correct)
  • Request that the database administrator pull the data needed from the appropriate database view exporting in CSV format.
  • Request that each Provisioning Group Manager provide the Reservation data for the user's department and combine the results.

Answer : As an Enterprise Administrator, select the columns needed in the Reservation work area and export the data in a convenient form.

An administrator has been tasked with configuring a new tenant Organization VDC that meets the

following requirements:

Storage should be committed on demand.

Copy operations should result in full clones.

Which configuration combination will meet the administrator's requirements?




Options are :

  • Fast provisioning disabled, thin provisioning enabled. (Correct)
  • Fast provisioning enabled, thin provisioning disabled.
  • Fast provisioning disabled, thin provisioning disabled.
  • Fast provisioning enabled, thin provisioning enabled.

Answer : Fast provisioning disabled, thin provisioning enabled.

Several departments have the requirement to provision workloads with vCloud Automation Center

using a single vCloud Director Virtual Datacenter. Each department is in a separate Provisioning

Group.

How should the administrator configure Reservations in vCloud Automation Center?

Options are :
  • Reserve a portion of the Virtual Datacenter for each Provisioning Group. (Correct)
  • Create a new Split Reservation to include the required Provisioning Groups.
  • Overallocate the Virtual Datacenter to accommodate all of the Provisioning Groups.
  • Create a new Provisioning Group that encompasses all of the departments.

Answer : Reserve a portion of the Virtual Datacenter for each Provisioning Group.

An administrator is troubleshooting an issue within the vCloud Director environment and needs to

temporarily disable one of the tenant Organization VDCs. What will be the result?

Options are :
  • vApps running in the Org VDC will gracefully shut down.
  • Users will be unable to manage running vApps. (Correct)
  • Logged-in users will receive notification that they will be logged off.
  • vApps running in the Org VDC will immediately shut down.

Answer : Users will be unable to manage running vApps.

Which vCloud Director construct must an administrator add to an Enterprise Group to allow vCD

resources to be used for Reservations?

Options are :
  • Cloud Cells
  • Organization VDCs (Correct)
  • Network Pools
  • Provider VDCs

Answer : Organization VDCs

Immediately after installing an ESXi host, an administrator needs to examine the following log files:

/var/log/hostd.log

/var/log/vmkernel.log

/var/log/vpxa.log

Which two techniques could an administrator use to examine these files? (Choose two.)

A. Using the Direct Console User Interface

B. Attaching a vSphere Client directly to the ESXi host

C. Attaching the vSphere Web Client directly to the ESXi host

D. Attaching the vSphere Client to the vCenter Server



Options are :

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

Answer : A,B

An administrator needs to create a two-node virtual machine cluster 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?

Options are :
  • Virtual RDM
  • NFS
  • VMFS (Correct)
  • Physical RDM

Answer : VMFS

Which Single Sign-On deployment mode should an administrator use for two 5.1 vCenter Servers

configured with linked mode?

Options are :
  • Multisite Single Sign-On (Correct)
  • Basic Single Sign-On with vCenter Server Heartbeat
  • Single Sign-On with Linked Mode
  • Basic Single Sign-On

Answer : Multisite Single Sign-On

An administrator needs to prevent two virtual machines from running on the same host at any

time.

Which DRS rule should the administrator apply?

Options are :
  • vm-to-host affinity
  • vm-to-vm affinity
  • vm-to-vm anti-affinity (Correct)
  • vm-to-host anti-affinity

Answer : vm-to-vm anti-affinity

A vSphere Standard Switch is configured with two uplinks.

When adjusting the failover order of the uplinks, what are two valid states in which an

administrator can place the uplinks? (Choose two.)

A. Active

B. Unused

C. Passive

D. Disabled



Options are :

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

Answer : A,B

An administrator needs to unmount a datastore that is also used for HA storage heartbeats.

What is the least disruptive method for an administrator to perform this activity on a slave HA

host?

Options are :
  • On the Datastore Heartbeating tab, unmount the datastore normally and confirm a new datastore has been selected.
  • Disable HA datastore heartbeats, then unmount the datastore.
  • On the Datastore Heartbeating tab, specify an alternate datastore, then unmount the datastore normally. (Correct)
  • Reduce the number of heartbeat datastores, then remove the datastore from the heartbeat list.

Answer : On the Datastore Heartbeating tab, specify an alternate datastore, then unmount the datastore normally.

An administrator needs to deploy a vSphere solution containing a number of hosts and a vSphere

Distributed Switch.

Which steps should the administrator take to accomplish this?

Options are :
  • Create the vSphere Distributed Switch and as each ESXi host is deployed it will be automatically added to the switch.
  • Deploy the ESXi hosts and then create the vSphere Distributed Switch on the hosts.
  • Create the vSphere Distributed Switch, deploy the ESXi hosts, and then add each host to the switch (Correct)
  • Deploy the ESXi hosts, create an HA/DRS cluster containing the hosts, create the vSphere Distributed Switch, and then add the cluster to the switch.

Answer : Create the vSphere Distributed Switch, deploy the ESXi hosts, and then add each host to the switch

An administrator is installing ESXi on several hosts attached to iSCSI storage.

Why would the administrator detach the host from the IP storage network prior to installation?

Options are :
  • It prevents ESXi from installing vSphere Flash Cache to the IP storage.
  • It decreases the time the installer needs to search for available disk drives. (Correct)
  • It allows the installation of a generic VAAI component for IP storage.
  • It is required when installing ESXi onto a physical server that utilizes IP storage.

Answer : It decreases the time the installer needs to search for available disk drives.

A vSphere administrator needs to enable Fault Tolerance on a virtual machine.

When performing a Storage vMotion migration, which setting should the vSphere administrator

change in the virtual machine's disk format to ensure it meets Fault Tolerance requirements?

Options are :
  • Thin Provisioned
  • Thick Provision Eager Zeroed (Correct)
  • Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed
  • Thin Provision Eager Zeroed

Answer : Thick Provision Eager Zeroed

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