VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 8

Which two precautions should a vSphere administrator take before increasing the size of a VMFS

datastore? (Choose two.)

A. Unmount the datastore

B. Perform a rescan to ensure that all hosts see the most current storage

C. Quiesce I/O on all disks involved

D. Shut down all virtual machines stored in the datastore


Options are :

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

Answer : B,C

A system administrator is unable to clone a windows 2008 server while connected directly to an

ESXi host through vSphere Client.

Which two methods can be used to complete the task? (Choose two.)

A. Connect to vCenter Server and retry the operation.

B. Use VMware Converter to perform the operation.

C. Connect to the host using the Web Client and retry the operation.

D. Use VMware Configuration Manager to perform the operation.


Options are :

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

Answer : A,B

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

A. virtual appliances

B. templates

C. vApps

D. hosts


Options are :

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

Answer : A,D

What happens to the status of users already logged into ESXi Shell when a vSphere administrator

enables lockdown mode?


Options are :

  • Users are logged out after a timeout specified by the vSphere administrator.
  • Users are immediately logged out of ESXi Shell.
  • Users remain logged in and can run commands, including disabling lockdown mode.
  • Users remain logged in and can run commands, except to disable lockdown mode. (Correct)

Answer : Users remain logged in and can run commands, except to disable lockdown mode.

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 :

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

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

While testing a Fault Tolerance setup on a virtual machine, a system administrator notices that the

DRS automation level of the virtual machine has been automatically set to Disabled.

The administrator needs to enable DRS to migrate the Fault Tolerance virtual machine to balance

the cluster's CPU and memory loads.

What should the administrator do?


Options are :

  • Move the virtual machine to a VMFS 5 datastore built on shared storage.
  • Move the secondary virtual machine to a host with a Fault Tolerance VMkernel port.
  • Manually change the DRS automation level of the virtual machine to Enabled
  • Enable Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) in the vSphere cluster. (Correct)

Answer : Enable Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) in the vSphere cluster.

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,B
  • A,D
  • A,C
  • A,B (Correct)

Answer : A,B

A vSphere administrator can create an alarm on which two objects? (Choose two.)

A. LUN

B. Datastore

C. Template

D. Folder 


Options are :

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

Answer : B,D

An administrator determines that a vSphere Standard Switch is dropping all inbound frames to a

specific virtual machine. The behavior appeared in the last two days. Which configuration setting,

if changed during this timeframe, would result in this behavior?


Options are :

  • MAC address changes (Correct)
  • Jumbo Frames
  • Forged Transmit
  • Traffic Shaping

Answer : MAC address changes

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 :

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

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

An administrator needs to modify a virtual machine alert to increase the threshold value of the

trigger. Once connected to the vCenter Server, the administrator navigates to the virtual machine

to make the change. However, the administrator is unable to edit the alarm.

What is the reason that this alarm cannot be edited?


Options are :

  • The alarm has not been acknowledged.
  • The alarm was not defined on this inventory object (Correct)
  • The alarm was not created by the administrator.
  • The administrator is not the owner of this inventory object.

Answer : The alarm was not defined on this inventory object

An administrator determines that when a host residing in a High Availability (HA) cluster fails, the

virtual machines fail to restart on a remaining host, or will only restart after a long delay.

Which two conditions would account for this behavior? (Choose two.)

A. The virtual machines were not protected by vSphere HA at the time the failure occurred.

B. Distributed Resource Scheduler was not enabled at the time the failure occurred.

C. There is insufficient spare capacity on hosts with which the virtual machines are compatible.

D. The virtual machines contain physical Raw Device Mappings.


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

An administrator is unable to login to vCenter Server when using the vSphere web client. The

administrator successfully accessed vCenter Server using the client earlier the same day.

What is the most appropriate first step the administrator should take to resolve this issue?


Options are :

  • Verify the administrator has permissions configured in vCenter Server
  • Verify the web browser being used has Adobe Flash plugin version 11.5 or later
  • Verify the vSphere Web Server service is running on the vCenter Server
  • Verify the vCenter Single Sign-On service is running on the vCenter Server (Correct)

Answer : Verify the vCenter Single Sign-On service is running on the vCenter Server

A vSphere administrator needs to use vSphere Update Manager to perform orchestrated upgrades

of virtual machines.

Which two options are available for virtual machine remediation? (Choose two.)

A. Upgrade virtual machine hardware

B. Upgrade VMware tools

C. Upgrade virtual machine appliances

D. Upgrade virtual machine guest OS


Options are :

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

Answer : A,B

Which two network settings are available on a vSphere Standard Switch? (Choose two.)

A. Ingress traffic shaping

B. Egress traffic shaping

C. Private Virtual Local Area Networks (PVLAN)

D. Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN)


Options are :

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

Answer : B,D

An administrator is upgrading a vSphere Distributed Switch. The existing switch is version 5.0 and

the administrator wants to upgrade to the latest version possible. The environment contains

several ESXi 5.1 hosts.

Which two options are available to ensure that the upgraded switch will be compatible with these

hosts? (Choose two.)

A. Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.5

B. Upgrade the ESXi 5.1 hosts to version 5.5, then upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.5

C. Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.1

D. Upgrade the ESXi host switches to 5.5, then upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.5


Options are :

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

Answer : B,C

An administrator is planning a vSphere infrastructure with the following specific networking

requirements:

The ability to shape inbound (RX) traffic

Support for Private VLANs (PVLANs)

Support for LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol)

What is the minimum vSphere Edition that will support these requirements?


Options are :

  • vSphere Standard
  • vSphere Enterprise Plus (Correct)
  • vSphere Essentials Plus
  • vSphere Enterprise

Answer : vSphere Enterprise Plus

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 :

  • Manual
  • Dynamic
  • Elastic (Correct)
  • Fixed

Answer : Elastic

During an upgrade, the ESXi 5.x installer finds an existing version of ESXi and a VMFS3 volume.

No virtual machines exist on the host or VMFS3 volume. The requirement is to upgrade to

VMFS5.

Which option should be chosen to meet this requirement?


Options are :

  • Install ESXi and preserve the VMFS datastore
  • Upgrade ESXi and preserve the VMFS datastore
  • Upgrade ESXi and overwrite the VMFS datastore
  • Install ESXi and overwrite the VMFS datastore (Correct)

Answer : Install ESXi and overwrite the VMFS datastore

A small company wants to use VMware products for its production systems. The system

administrator needs to recommend a solution that will deliver High Availability to the company's

production applications.

What is minimum vSphere offering that will support this requirement?


Options are :

  • vSphere Essentials Plus (Correct)
  • vSphere Standard
  • vSphere Essentials
  • vSphere Hypervisor

Answer : vSphere Essentials Plus

Which is the simplest baseline group combination an administrator could create to upgrade hosts,

VMware tools, and virtual machine hardware to the latest versions using Update Manager?


Options are :

  • One baseline group that contains the host, VMware tools, and VM Hardware upgrade baselines
  • One baseline group that contains the Data Center upgrade baseline and one baseline group that contains the VM upgrade baseline
  • One baseline group that contains the host upgrade baselines and one baseline group that contains the VM Hardware and VMware Tools upgrade baselines (Correct)
  • One baseline group that contains the host upgrade and vCenter upgrade baselines

Answer : One baseline group that contains the host upgrade baselines and one baseline group that contains the VM Hardware and VMware Tools upgrade baselines

A vSphere administrator needs a way of sending noncritical ESXi events to a remote server. Due

to budget constraints, no additional costs should be incurred.

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Which tool will best meet this requirement?


Options are :

  • vSphere Management Appliance
  • vSphere vCenter Log Insight
  • vSphere ESXi Dump Collector
  • vSphere Syslog Collector (Correct)

Answer : vSphere Syslog Collector

What two IT infrastructure components are virtualized by vSphere Essentials? (Choose two.)

A. Networks

B. Applications

C. Storage

D. Management


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

A virtual machine is receiving a large number of network packets, which is affecting the

performance of other virtual machines connected to the same virtual network.

What should the vSphere administrator do to resolve the issue?


Options are :

  • Configure the distributed switch to which the virtual machine is connected for ingress traffic shaping (Correct)
  • Migrate the virtual machine to a standard switch that has been configured for ingress traffic shaping
  • Migrate the virtual machine to a different port group on the same distributed switch
  • Enable Network I/O Control on the standard switch to which the virtual machine is connected

Answer : Configure the distributed switch to which the virtual machine is connected for ingress traffic shaping

A developer needs to create a multi-tier development stack for a home lab.

Which vSphere product will support the architecture required for the least software cost?


Options are :

  • vSphere Essentials
  • vSphere Hypervisor (Correct)
  • VMware Workstation
  • VMware Player

Answer : vSphere Hypervisor

A vSphere administrator needs to configure a virtual machine to meet a guaranteed CPU

performance profile.

Which configuration setting could the administrator choose?


Options are :

  • Set the CPU Limit to High
  • Set the CPU Guarantee to High
  • Set the CPU Reservation to 500MHz (Correct)
  • Set the CPU Shares to 500MHz

Answer : Set the CPU Reservation to 500MHz

During the installation of ESXi 5.5, the following error message is reported:

Hardware Virtualization is not a feature of the CPU, or is not enabled in the BIOS.

Which condition would generate this message?


Options are :

  • LAHF/SAHF is not enabled in the BIOS. (Correct)
  • SSE3 is not enabled in the BIOS
  • Hyperthreading is not enabled in the BIOS.
  • NX/XD is not enabled in the BIOS.

Answer : LAHF/SAHF is not enabled in the BIOS.

To avoid unnecessary planned downtime, what is the minimum version of VMware Tools that, if

installed, will decrease the need for virtual machine reboots following VMware Tools upgrades?


Options are :

  • 4.1
  • 5.0
  • 5.1 (Correct)
  • 5.5

Answer : 5.1

Which two features are different between VDP and VDPA? (Choose two.)

A. Support for guest level backups of SQL and Exchange

B. Ability to perform file level recovery

C. Virtual machines supported per appliance

D. Support for image level backups


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

A vSphere administrator enables Fault Tolerance on a powered off virtual machine that has the

following configuration:

The virtual machine's single thin provisioned virtual disk is sized at 100GB.

The datastore that houses the virtual machine has 120GB of free space.

After Fault Tolerance has been configured, another administrator attempts to use Enhanced

vMotion to move a 30GB virtual machine file into the same datastore and receives an error.

What condition could cause this behavior?


Options are :

  • Fault Tolerance inflated the virtual machine's virtual disk file. (Correct)
  • Fault Tolerance created a temporary logging file on the same datastore.
  • The Fault Tolerance logging file ran out of disk space.
  • Fault Tolerance created a secondary copy of the virtual machine's virtual disk file.

Answer : Fault Tolerance inflated the virtual machine's virtual disk file.

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