VCAD510 VMware Certified Associate Data Center Virtual Test Set 3

You arrive at a customer site and find that the customer is considering a conversion from physical

to virtual servers. They are curious as to how they can perform updates on their new virtual

machines, and still minimize the possible impact to the virtual machines. What VMware option will

allow them to update their virtual machines safely?


Options are :

  • . Virtual servers will need to be cloned prior to updating to save the original state.
  • . There is no way to save the original state of the virtual machine prior to performing an update.
  • Virtual servers can use a snapshot to save the existing state of the virtual operating system prior to the update. (Correct)
  • Virtual servers do not need to be patched, since they are virtual. .

Answer : Virtual servers can use a snapshot to save the existing state of the virtual operating system prior to the update.

Several web server virtual machines in your environment are experiencing poor performance.

Upon further investigation you learn that one very active database virtual machine is consuming

most of your storage bandwidth. You would like to restrict the storage performance of the

database VM to increase the performance of the web server VMs. Which of the following features

will help you do this?


Options are :

  • Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) .
  • . Storage vMotion
  • . vMotion
  • Storage I/O Control (Correct)

Answer : Storage I/O Control

Your company needs the features provided in a distributed switch. You have been tasked with

finding the least expensive version of vSphere that meets the need. Which edition meets these

requirements?


Options are :

  • Essentials Edition
  • Standard Edition .
  • . Enterprise Edition
  • Enterprise Plus Edition . (Correct)

Answer : Enterprise Plus Edition .

You have a virtual machine that requires a software update. You have not yet tested the update,

so you need a back out plan. If the update fails you want to recover the VM to its current state.

Which of the following features will help you do this in the least amount of time?


Options are :

  • Fault Tolerance
  • vSphere Replication .
  • Snapshots . (Correct)
  • vSphere Data Protection

Answer : Snapshots .

Your VMware environment was deployed by a contractor and you are taking over management

responsibilities. The contractor has configured a 5-node Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)

cluster, and has deployed all of your virtual machines within the cluster. Why was a DRS cluster

chosen?


Options are :

  • DRS will protect the virtual machines from malware and virus attacks automatically
  • DRS is used to automatically backup the virtual machines on an administrator's schedule
  • . DRS will prevent any downtime for the virtual machines by maintaining a steady input voltage for the physical servers
  • DRS can automatically load balance the cluster to equalize resource utilization (Correct)

Answer : DRS can automatically load balance the cluster to equalize resource utilization

You have purchased additional storage for your storage array and want to load balance the space

and performance to utilize the new drives as simply as possible. Which feature can be used to

automatically move some of the VMs from the old disks to the new disks?


Options are :

  • Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
  • . Storage vMotion
  • . vSphere Replication (VR)
  • . Storage DRS (Correct)

Answer : . Storage DRS

Your organization would like to evaluate vSphere, but you are concerned that you won't be able to

take advantage of many of the features because you do not have a shared storage infrastructure.

Which VMware feature could help you transform your local storage into usable shared storage for

your VMs


Options are :

  • . Storage vMotion
  • . vSphere Replication
  • vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) (Correct)
  • Storage DRS

Answer : vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA)

Which VMware product assists in maintaining regulatory compliance?


Options are :

  • . vCenter Operations Manager
  • . vCenter Configuration Manag (Correct)
  • vCenter Server
  • ESXi .er

Answer : . vCenter Configuration Manag

You have a critical application that cannot go down. What vCenter feature provides the ability for

the application to continue to run even if a host fails?


Options are :

  • High Availability (HA)
  • vMotion
  • Fault Tolerance (FT) . (Correct)
  • . vSphere Replication (VR)

Answer : Fault Tolerance (FT) .

You are explaining virtual networking to your colleague. During the discussion she asks you how

the VMs are able to talk to physical devices on the network. Which of the following is true

statement?


Options are :

  • VMs are connected to virtual switches via VM port Groups; virtual switches are connected to the physical network via uplink ports. . (Correct)
  • VMs are connected directly to the network via Uplink ports; virtual switches are only used for ESXi communication. .
  • . VMs are connected to virtual switches via Uplink ports; virtual switches are connected to the physical network via VM port groups.
  • . VMs are connected directly to the network via special physical cards; virtual switches are only used for ESXi communication

Answer : VMs are connected to virtual switches via VM port Groups; virtual switches are connected to the physical network via uplink ports. .

You are the System Administrator for your organization and you have received an SNMP alert that

states that one of your ESXi servers has suffered a fan failure and will automatically shut down in

2 minutes. This particular host is currently hosting a virtual machine that is running an enterprise

application that cannot be down for any length of time.

Which vSphere technology could help in this situation?


Options are :

  • . vSphere Data Protection
  • Fault Tolerance (FT) .
  • . Storage vMotion (Correct)
  • vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS)

Answer : . Storage vMotion

Your company is evaluating data center virtualization on a single ESXi host. You intend to add

additional hosts, and perhaps even create a cluster of ESXi hosts configured for High Availability.

What software is required to create this cluster of ESXi hosts?


Options are :

  • vCenter Server (Correct)
  • . vCloud Director .
  • Site Recovery Manager
  • vCloud Connector .

Answer : vCenter Server

You need more advanced monitoring and planning tools than vCenter can provide. You decide to

implement vCenter Operations Manager (vCOPS) for this. vCOPS provides which two pieces of

information that will help in these areas: (Choose two.)

A. stability

B. health

C. risk

D. duplicate VM reports


Options are :

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

Answer : B,C

The executives in your company have been following recent events and decide that they need a

DR plan. They want an automated solution with the ability to non-disruptively test it to ensure that

it will work when there is a real disaster. Which technology meets these requirements?


Options are :

  • Site Recovery Manager (SRM) (Correct)
  • vSphere Replication (VR)
  • Data Protection
  • High Availability (HA)

Answer : Site Recovery Manager (SRM)

How does vCenter communicate with each other ESXi Server?


Options are :

  • . A vCenter agent is added to each ESXi server as it is added to the vCenter inventory (Correct)
  • vCenter periodically polls each ESXi server using a virtual machine port.
  • vCenter does not communicate directly with an ESXi server, it relies on administrative involvement.
  • . vCenter uses a Wake-on-LAN to access the local ESXi services.

Answer : . A vCenter agent is added to each ESXi server as it is added to the vCenter inventory

You have a single VMware ESXi host, and you do not have vCenter server installed to manage

this host. Which two actions can be performed without the presence of vCenter? (Choose two.)

A. Clone a powered off virtual machine

B. Create a datastore on shared storage

C. Create a virtual machine

D. Set an alarm on a virtual machine


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

The name of the Type 1 hypervisor used in VMware's product line is:


Options are :

  • Workstation
  • . ESXi (Correct)
  • . vCenter .
  • vESX

Answer : . ESXi

After a recent change control problem, your management team is asking you to implement a

solution that will identify and monitor unauthorized changes that have been made to your vSphere

environment.

Which of the following products can help you monitor and detect non-compliant hosts?


Options are :

  • VMware host profiles .
  • vCenter Operations Manager
  • . vCenter Configuration Manager . (Correct)
  • VMware Fusion

Answer : . vCenter Configuration Manager .

Your company is very cyclical in nature, with periods of very high demand and periods of very low

demand. You've heard that Distributed Power Management (DPM) may be helpful in saving

money. What function does DPM perform?


Options are :

  • Suspends idle VMs.
  • . Moves VMs onto fewer servers during periods of low demand, shutting the others off and waking them up when load increases. . (Correct)
  • Reduces or raises clock speeds of the CPU to optimize energy usage.
  • . Reduces or raises clock speeds of memory to optimize energy usage

Answer : . Moves VMs onto fewer servers during periods of low demand, shutting the others off and waking them up when load increases. .

Developers in your organization are concerned about moving away from physical equipment to

virtual machines as they don't understand what a VM is. You explain that a VM is:


Options are :

  • The same thing as a physical computer.
  • A conceptual framework for developing operating systems.
  • . Similar to a physical computer, except many VMs can run on the same hardware. . (Correct)
  • . A conceptual framework for developing applications

Answer : . Similar to a physical computer, except many VMs can run on the same hardware. .

Which vSphere feature allows an automated method for placing virtual machines on appropriate

storage?


Options are :

  • Thin Provisioning
  • . Storage vMotion .
  • . Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler (Correct)
  • Storage Service Classes

Answer : . Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler

Storage for vSphere broadly falls into two categories, block-based and file-based. Which type of

vSphere datastore is block-based?


Options are :

  • VMFS (Correct)
  • . EXT4
  • NFS .
  • . NTFS

Answer : VMFS

You work for a chain of grocery stores. For performance reasons, you want to run each store from

VMs located at the store, but you can only afford one server per store. You want to make sure that

in the event the server fails that the store can run from a VM at the corporate headquarters instead

with minimal downtime. Which solution provides this capability?


Options are :

  • Data Protection .
  • High Availability
  • . vMotion
  • vSphere Replication (Correct)

Answer : vSphere Replication

What might you tell your boss to convince him to start datacenter virtualization?


Options are :

  • Your users can self-provision servers (Correct)
  • Servers will generate less heat .
  • . You will save on power
  • . You can't physically touch virtual machines

Answer : Your users can self-provision servers

The network manager at your company is concerned about the performance on the virtual

network. You explain that virtual switches support many of the same performance features that

physical switches do. Which two performance-related options do virtual switches support?

(Choose two.)

A. LACP

B. Traffic Shaping

C. QoS

D. VLANs


Options are :

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

Answer : A,B

Your boss asks you to make sure your VMs are recoverable in the event of data corruption or a

major storage failure. Which feature do you tell him meets that requirement?


Options are :

  • . Storage vMotion
  • . High Availability
  • Data Protection (Correct)
  • . Fault Tolerance
  • None

Answer : Data Protection

When VMs are created, they are placed on a datastore. Which two types of datastores are

supported? (Choose two.)

A. NFS Datastore

B. EXT4 Datastore

C. NTFS Datastore

D. VMFS Datastore


Options are :

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

Answer : A,D

Your boss is confused on the relationship between a Virtual Machine and a hypervisor.

Which statement best describes this relationship?


Options are :

  • . A VM and a hypervisor is the same thing.
  • There is no relationship between them, just marketing differences. .
  • . A VM is where hypervisors run.
  • A Hypervisor is where VMs run. (Correct)

Answer : A Hypervisor is where VMs run.

What is a management challenge that vSphere can address?


Options are :

  • Centralized management of many servers (Correct)
  • Virtual machines require less administration .
  • . Regulatory compliance is more lenient in a virtual datacenter
  • . Remote offices need dedicated management

Answer : Centralized management of many servers

Your company is looking to improve IT management efficiency and wants an automated platform

to do the simple day-to-day tasks for best performance. Which of the following features does

vCenter provide to maximize performance?


Options are :

  • Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) . (Correct)
  • Fault Tolerance (FT)
  • . High Availability (HA)
  • . Distributed Power Management (DPM)

Answer : Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) .

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