VCAD510 VMware Certified Associate Data Center Virtual Test Set 4

You are the administrator for your company's VMware deployment. You have noticed that one of

the datastores has two drives that are reporting excessive read errors. You would like to replace

these failing drives, but cannot take the virtual machines offline at this point.

Which technology would provide a solution to the problem?


Options are :

  • Storage Profiles
  • . vSphere APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) .
  • Storage vMotion (Correct)
  • vSphere APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA) .

Answer : Storage vMotion

You have a physical server that needs to have a fan replaced. You don't have a maintenance

window available for several days but don't want to risk a second failure causing the server to

crash.

Which feature allows you to move all the VMs to another host with no downtime to the VMs?


Options are :

  • vSphere Replication (VR)
  • . Fault Tolerance (FT)
  • . vSphere data protection .
  • vMotion (Correct)

Answer : vMotion

You are a VMware architect designing a solution for several applications that are not clusteraware,

yet still must be constantly available. If these applications should stop, the manufacturing

processes will need to be restarted, losing several hours of production. Which technology would

provide a valid solution?


Options are :

  • . Fault Tolerance (FT) . (Correct)
  • . vSphere Data Protection (vDP
  • Virtual Machine File System (VMFS)
  • vCloud Director

Answer : . Fault Tolerance (FT) .

What is a Management challenge that vSphere can address?


Options are :

  • . IT processes can be automatically updated
  • . Legacy applications can be run on new hardware (Correct)
  • Change management processes can be eliminated
  • . CMDBs are automatically updated

Answer : . Legacy applications can be run on new hardware

You work for a small company that can't afford to upgrade the entire environment at once.

Currently you have several small servers with internal storage on each. You desire to automate

the environment as much as possible (using vMotion, DRS, HA, etc.) so you have time to work on

other projects. Which of these choices will best meet these goals?


Options are :

  • . Buy servers with more CPUs.
  • . Upgrade the network to 10 GbE (Correct)
  • Buy shared storage. .
  • Buy servers with more RAM.

Answer : . Upgrade the network to 10 GbE

You are discussing vSphere features with your manager. He asks you: "What is vFlash?" What do

you tell him?


Options are :

  • . A tool that provides snapshots of your VMs
  • A tool that improves the network performance of your VMs. .
  • A tool that improves the disk performance of your VMs. (Correct)
  • . A tool that quickly replicates your VMs to a remote site.

Answer : A tool that improves the disk performance of your VMs.

What is an availability challenge that vSphere can address?


Options are :

  • . Non-disruptive virtual machine backups (Correct)
  • Hardware upgrades can only be done after hours
  • Virtual machines can be patched anytime .
  • Virtual machines are protected against power outages .

Answer : . Non-disruptive virtual machine backups

You are the VMware administrator for a community college. You have several virtual machines

that have very read-intensive workloads, and they are beginning to indicate some disk latency

during peak periods.

You would like to decrease the storage latency for these VMs.

Which of the following would be a possible solution?


Options are :

  • Migrate each of the VMs to a larger datastore .
  • . Delete any snapshots to reduce disk overhead
  • Migrate each of the VMs to a Thin-Provisioned datastore
  • . Configure vFlash for each of the VMs (Correct)

Answer : . Configure vFlash for each of the VMs

Which of the following vSphere features do not use virtual networking?


Options are :

  • . vMotion
  • FCoE
  • . iSCSI
  • . VMware Remote Console (Correct)

Answer : . VMware Remote Console

You need to move the mail server to the new, faster storage, but the server can't be taken offline

to make the change. Which technology should be used


Options are :

  • Storage I/O Control (SIOC)
  • . Storage vMotion . (Correct)
  • Fault Tolerance (FT)
  • . Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)

Answer : . Storage vMotion .

You are planning to perform hardware maintenance on one of your ESXi hosts. It is currently

running several Virtual Machines that you do not wish to power off. Which vCenter feature will

allow you to perform this maintenance without disrupting the VMs?


Options are :

  • . vSphere Distributed Switch
  • . vSphere Replication
  • vMotion . (Correct)
  • High Availability

Answer : vMotion .

You have completed a vSphere deployment for your customer. They have a very critical

application that they are concerned about minimizing data loss from a site-level disaster. Which

technology offers a possible solution?


Options are :

  • Storage I/O Control (SIOC)
  • . Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
  • . vCenter Virtual Appliance (vCVA)
  • vSphere Replication (Correct)

Answer : vSphere Replication

What vCenter feature does Storage DRS use to automate the load balancing of virtual machine

storage?


Options are :

  • Fault Tolerance
  • vMotion
  • . High Availability
  • . Storage vMotion . (Correct)

Answer : . Storage vMotion .

You are planning to evaluate vSphere but you presently have no shared storage devices. Which of

the following vCenter features will function without shared storage?


Options are :

  • vMotion . (Correct)
  • Distributed Power Management (DPM) .
  • High Availability (HA)
  • . Fault Tolerance (FT)

Answer : vMotion .

You are the VMware Administrator for the local city government. When you arrive at your desk,

you find that there are several alarms referring to an outage caused by an overnight driver update.

When you ask your colleagues about the driver update, no one seems to know anything about it.

Which solution will help in determining the problem?


Options are :

  • vCenter Configuration Manager (vCCM) (Correct)
  • . The vCenter Virtual Appliance
  • . vProtect
  • A PowerShell script to gather hardware driver versioning information .

Answer : vCenter Configuration Manager (vCCM)

You are describing virtual machines to your manager. He asks you how virtual machines

communicate on the network. Which of the following statements is true?


Options are :

  • Virtual machines are always directly connected to a physical network card in your ESXi host. .
  • Virtual machines require special hardware network cards to communicate on the physical network. .
  • . Virtual machines use virtual network cards from VMware to communicate on the physical network. (Correct)
  • Virtual machines are unable to communicate on the physical network.

Answer : . Virtual machines use virtual network cards from VMware to communicate on the physical network.

You have deployed a virtual environment that is utilizing 7 physical servers and you determine the

average resource utilization during non-business hours is very low. Your manager is concerned

that the company is wasting money on power consumption. Which technology can help reduce

excess power consumption?


Options are :

  • vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) .
  • . Distributed Power Management (DPM) (Correct)
  • vSphere APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA) .
  • A kick-start file

Answer : . Distributed Power Management (DPM)

You work in a large datacenter with hundreds of ESXi hosts managed by a vCenter server. Your

IT consultant has advised you to use Distributed Power Management (DPM). What does it do?


Options are :

  • Automatically powers off Virtual Machines during non-peak hours.
  • Regulates the power usage of the virtual machines on each ESXi host.
  • . Regulates the power consumption of the ESXi host's processors.
  • Automatically powers off ESXi hosts during non-peak hours. (Correct)

Answer : Automatically powers off ESXi hosts during non-peak hours.

Your email server lives on a storage array, but performance is not adequate. You can't afford a

new array or to replace the drives in the array, but need better performance for your email server

which is searched frequently. Which feature will provide the needed performance boost?


Options are :

  • vFlash (Correct)
  • . vSAN .
  • VSA .
  • Storage vMotion

Answer : vFlash

You are planning a large virtualization project and are concerned that a physical server will cause

a prolonged outage until help desk calls are received and all VMs restarted. How can the restart of

VMs after a failure be automated?


Options are :

  • . Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
  • . High Availability (HA) . (Correct)
  • Data Protection
  • Fault Tolerance (FT)

Answer : . High Availability (HA) .

You are planning to use shared storage for your evaluation of vSphere. Your colleague is

describing a storage topology that can be built on a dedicated, 4Gbps, 8Gbps, or 16Gbps network

composed of two fabrics for redundancy. What is the name of this type of shared storage?


Options are :

  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
  • . iSCSI
  • . NFS
  • . Fibre Channel (Correct)

Answer : . Fibre Channel

Your company has been watching the news and seen many examples of natural disasters, fires,

acts of terrorism, etc. that have disrupted operations. They decide that they need a geographically

separate data center to fail over to. They also have noticed that many times the IT staff are

unavailable after the event and so ask for a solution that a corporate executive could use to fail

over if IT is unavailable. What solution best fits these requirements?


Options are :

  • Fault Tolerance (FT)
  • . Site Recovery Manager (SRM) (Correct)
  • . vSphere Replication (VR) .
  • Data Protection

Answer : . Site Recovery Manager (SRM)

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