VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 3

Which types of traffic can a VMkernel port be enabled to carry on a ESXi 5.x host? (Choose three.)
A. NFS
B. Fault Tolerant
C. Management
D. iSCSI
E. vMotion


Options are :

  • ABC
  • BCD
  • BCE (Correct)
  • CDE

Answer : BCE

Networking policies for a vSphere Standard Switch, such as traffic shaping and security, can be overridden on which vSphere elements?


Options are :

  • On the virtual machine
  • On the physical switch
  • On the physical network interface
  • On the port group (Correct)

Answer : On the port group

When would a license server be configured for vCenter Server 5.x?


Options are :

  • When managing ESX 3.x servers (Correct)
  • When the vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) is used
  • Within the first 60 days
  • A standalone license server is installed by default

Answer : When managing ESX 3.x servers

What are two valid Resource settings that can be set at the vApp level? (Chose two.)
A. Network
B. CPU
C. Memory
D. Disk


Options are :

  • AB
  • BC (Correct)
  • CD
  • AC
  • BD

Answer : BC

An administrator is investigating a report of slow disk performance. Where is the most efficient place for the administrator to check?


Options are :

  • The performance tab of the vApp.
  • The performance tab of the virtual machine. (Correct)
  • The performance tab of the vApp resource pool.
  • The performance tab of the cluster.

Answer : The performance tab of the virtual machine.

An administrator creates a new Role of "Virtual Machine Creator" for members of the helpdesk and server teams. Privileges include:

Datastore - Allocate space
Network - Assign network
Resource - Assign virtual machine to resource pool
Virtual machine > Configuration - all
Virtual machine > Interaction - all

The new role is granted to the teams at the appropriate VMs and Templates folder, Cluster and Datastore objects. After applying the role, users report they are unable to create new Virtual Machines. What should be changed to allow new virtual machines to be created?


Options are :

  • Add a privilege to the role Virtual machine > Inventory - Create new (Correct)
  • Grant the teams the role at the Datacenter level
  • Ensure Propagate to Child Objects is selected on the objects.
  • Grant the teams the role on the Production network object.

Answer : Add a privilege to the role Virtual machine > Inventory - Create new

A mid-size company with a vSphere 5 cluster wants to enable their helpdesk staff to be able to acknowledge alarms on the hosts. Currently the group "HelpDesk" has the Read-only role assigned to the Cluster object. Which action should the administrator perform?


Options are :

  • Enable Propagate to Child Objects on the current permission.
  • Move the current permission to the Datacenter object.
  • Add the Alarms - Acknowledge Alarm privilege to the current role and enable "Propagate to Child Objects"
  • Clone the role, add the Alarms - Acknowledge Alarm privilege, replace the current role. (Correct)

Answer : Clone the role, add the Alarms - Acknowledge Alarm privilege, replace the current role.

A company is planning an upgrade from vSphere 4.x to vSphere 5. They currently have three dual CPU servers licensed for ESXi 4.1 Advanced. Each server has 256GB of RAM installed.

Their virtual machines are sized three ways:

Light. 1v CPU, 4GB RAM.
Medium. 2v CPU, 8GB RAM Heavy.
4 vCPU, 12GB RAM.
The Production workload consists of:
20 Light servers.
20 Medium servers.
2 Heavy servers.
The Development workload consists of:
10 Light servers.
10 Medium servers.
How will vSphere 5 licensing impact their upgrade? (Choose two.)

A. They will need to purchase additional ESXi licenses.
B. They will be able to reduce their power consumption.
C. They will be restricted from powering on additional virtual machines.
D. A license upgrade will be needed to add vCPUs to the Heavy servers.

Options are :
  • AB
  • CD
  • BC (Correct)
  • AC

Answer : BC

What is a benefit of vCenter Linked-Mode?


Options are :

  • Allows the vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) to manage multiple sites
  • Pools vRAM entitlement (Correct)
  • Increases vCenter security
  • Increases vCenter reliability

Answer : Pools vRAM entitlement

What virtual machine action listed below can be performed on a template?


Options are :

  • Power on
  • Clone (Correct)
  • Edit Settings
  • Migrate

Answer : Clone

An administrator is attempting to clone a running virtual machine, but receives an error that prevents that the virtual machine is using a device that prevents the operation. What two device types listed below could be causing this error? (Choose two.)

A. An independent mode virtual disk
B. A physical compatibility mode RDM
C. An LSI logic SAS adapter
D. A BusLogic Parallel adapter


Options are :

  • AB (Correct)
  • BC
  • CD
  • BD

Answer : AB

When cloning a virtual machine to a template, what two attributes from the list below can be changed for the destination virtual disk? (Choose two.)
A. Virtual disk format
B. Number of network adaptors
C. IP Address
D. Location for virtual machine files


Options are :

  • AB
  • AD (Correct)
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : AD

What tool can an administrator use to determine if an existing environment is ready for Fault Tolerance?


Options are :

  • Fault Tolerance Map
  • VMware SiteSurvey Tool (Correct)
  • VMware Cluster Analyzer
  • VMware Capacity Planner

Answer : VMware SiteSurvey Tool

What two methods can be used to reduce the vMotion migration time of a virtual machine? (Choose two.)
A. Enable High priority on the virtual machine before starting the Migrate wizard.
B. Select High priority during the Migrate wizard.
C. Lower the memory reservation for the virtual machine.
D. Ensure the cluster has the default Swapfile policy set.


Options are :

  • BD (Correct)
  • AB
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : BD

Which types of devices can be connected to a virtual machine during a vMotion migration? (Choose two.)
A. SCSI pass-through devices connected to the ESXi 5 host.
B. NFS mounts inside of the guest.
C. USB pass-through devices connected to the ESXi 5 host.
D. ISO images connected using the vSphere 5 client.


Options are :

  • AB
  • BC (Correct)
  • CD
  • AD

Answer : BC

An administrator notices that the database virtual machines fail to backup within the backup window. Each database virtual machine has 4 vCPUs, 16GB RAM and 12 virtual disks. There are 16 database virtual machines to backup using 8 backup jobs. Which is the simplest way to improve the backup performance for these virtual machines?


Options are :

  • Add a backup job for each virtual machine.
  • Set a 16GB reservation for each virtual machine.
  • Add 1MB VMDK drives at 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 on the VDR appliance. (Correct)
  • Upgrade the array to 8GB FCP and ensure multipathing is configured properly.

Answer : Add 1MB VMDK drives at 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 on the VDR appliance.

What are three of the steps recalled patches automatically go through in vSphere Update Manager? (Choose three.)
A. Hosts with recalled patches are placed maintenance mode.
B. Hosts with recalled patches are remediated.
C. The recalled patch binary is deleted from the respository.
D. The recalled patch is flagged in the database.
E. A notification is generated in the notification tab.


Options are :

  • ABC
  • CDE (Correct)
  • BCD
  • ABE

Answer : CDE

Which configuration requires an additional database server when adding vSphere Update Manager 5.x to an environment?


Options are :

  • vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) with an external Oracle database
  • vCenter Application with the default database
  • vCenter Application with an external SQL 2008 Enterprise database
  • vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) with an external DB2 database (Correct)

Answer : vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) with an external DB2 database

Select three of the steps for configuring iSCSI Software Initiator multipathing when load balancing with a single vSphere standard switch. (Choose three.)
A. Change the Path Selection Policy to Round Robin (VMware)
B. Enable Override switch failover order
C. Enable Route based on IP Hash
D. Enable iSCSI port binding on the VMkernel object or objects
E. Add VMkernel adapters to the iSCSI Network Configuration


Options are :

  • ABE (Correct)
  • ABC
  • BCD
  • CDE

Answer : ABE

An administrator wants to adjust disk resource allocation to ensure proper storage performance.
Which two mechanisms are available? (Choose two.)
A. Shares
B. Guarantee IOPs
C. Limit IOPs
D. Reservation


Options are :

  • AB
  • AC (Correct)
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : AC

Assuming that ballooning is possible, under which three circumstances might the VMkernel use a swap file for a running virtual machine? (Choose three.)
A. The Mem.CtlMaxPercent value is between 10 and 25 percent.
B. Memory cannot be reclaimed quickly enough.
C. The virtual machine is starting up.
D. VMware Tools is not installed.
E. 50% of the configured memory has already been ballooned.


Options are :

  • ABC
  • ABE (Correct)
  • BCD
  • CDE

Answer : ABE

Which functions can be performed with the Plug-in Manager? (Choose two.)
A. Enable an installed plug-in
B. Remove permissions for a plug-in
C. View the status of installed plug-ins
D. Uninstall a plug-in


Options are :

  • AB
  • AC (Correct)
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : AC

What are two requirements for successful vMotion migration? (Choose two.)
A. CPUs with matching SpeedStep settings must exist on both the source and destination hosts.
B. Virtul machines must not utilize hardware local to the host such as SCSI pass-through.
C. Virtual machines must not have a CDROM connected via the vSphere client.
D. Dedicated Gigabit Ethernet Networking must exist between the source and destination hosts.


Options are :

  • AB
  • BC (Correct)
  • CD
  • AD

Answer : BC

Which two options will be presented during the Migrate wizard for a powered on virtual machine? (Choose two.)
A. Change Host
B. Change Host and Datastore
C. Change Network
D. Change Datastore


Options are :

  • AB
  • AD (Correct)
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : AD

What are two requirements for a fully functional vSphere HA cluster? (Choose two.)
A. vCenter installed or a vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) deployed.
B. Access to local storage for each host in the cluster.
C. Static IP addresses entered in each hosts file in the cluster.
D. A minimum of one VMkernel port per host.


Options are :

  • AB
  • AD (Correct)
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : AD

An administrator plans to deploy ESXi 5.x, but does not want to use CD or DVD media. What are two alternate ways to provide the ESXi 5.x installation script to the host? (Choose two.)
A. PXE
B. FTP
C. HTTP
D. IPMI


Options are :

  • BC (Correct)
  • AB
  • BD
  • CD

Answer : BC

Where are IP addresses for a vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) cluster managed?


Options are :

  • On each VSA appliance using a web-based portal
  • On the VSA Manger tab for the cluster hosting VSA (Correct)
  • On the VSA Manager appliance using a web-based portal
  • On the vCenter server installed on a VSA host

Answer : On the VSA Manger tab for the cluster hosting VSA

An administrator uses VMware Data Recovery to make backups of virtual machines. Checking on the backup jobs that were run the previous evening, the administrator notices that some jobs completed but that other jobs did not. What are two possible causes for the failure? (Choose two.)
A. The deduplication store had 400GB of available space before the start of the affected jobs.
B. Eight backup jobs were running simultaneously, causing new jobs to fail to start.
C. The backup window was not open long enough to retrieve all of the changed blocks.
D. CPU utilization on the VDR appliance exceeded 90% before one or more jobs executed.


Options are :

  • AB
  • BC (Correct)
  • CD
  • AD
  • BD

Answer : BC

An administrator is responsible for enabling file access for desktop users. Many users have complained that they cannot access their files. An alert in the vSphere Client states that the storage connectivity alarm for all hosts has been triggered. The storage screen indicates that everything is connected, but the triggered alert has not been acknowledged. Which action will correct the user access problem?


Options are :

  • Rescan the storage on the file-sharing virtual machine on which the users are seeing the problem.
  • Reconnect the storage containing the user files to all hosts in the cluster, then Refresh datastores on all hosts in the cluster.
  • Tell each user to reboot their computer.
  • Reconnect the storage containing the user files to all hosts in the cluster, then Rescan datastores on all hosts in the cluster. (Correct)

Answer : Reconnect the storage containing the user files to all hosts in the cluster, then Rescan datastores on all hosts in the cluster.

While performing a security check the vSphere administrator finds unassigned AD accounts with vSphere permissions. If the accounts are removed from Active Directory what will happen to any user logged into vCenter with those accounts?


Options are :

  • The vSphere client warns the user they will be logged out in 1 hour.
  • The user can remain logged in indefinitely.
  • The user is immediately disconnected from vCenter Server and cannot log back in.
  • The user can remain logged into vCenter for up to 24 hours. (Correct)

Answer : The user can remain logged into vCenter for up to 24 hours.

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