VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 4

An administrator is configuring a stretched HA configuration and has HA errors on all of the hosts at the remote site. What can be done to ensure virtual machines at one site can be restarted at the remote site?


Options are :

  • Ensure any firewalls between the hosts are allowing port 8182 (Correct)
  • Create separate HA clusters at each site and enable Stretch Cluster on each
  • Ensure the latency between the sites is less than 5 milliseconds
  • Ensure each site has no more than 4 primary hosts

Answer : Ensure any firewalls between the hosts are allowing port 8182

What is a valid example of a vSphere Update Manager upgrade?


Options are :

  • A VMware Tools upgrade on a Fault Tolerant machine with automatic snapshots.
  • Upgrading and patching multiple ESXi hosts simultaneously in a selected cluster.
  • Upgrading an ESX 4.1 host to ESXi 5.x with a sufficient boot partition. (Correct)
  • An ESXi 5.x host update with automatically deleted snapshots.

Answer : Upgrading an ESX 4.1 host to ESXi 5.x with a sufficient boot partition.

Which is an important benefit provided by VLANs?


Options are :

  • Reduced hardware requirements
  • Increased broadcast traffic
  • Fault tolerance
  • Increased security on a network segment (Correct)

Answer : Increased security on a network segment

Before upgrading an ESXi host to vSphere 5.x from vSphere 4.x, which three actions should be taken?(Choose three.)
A. Update vCenter from 4.x to 5.x
B. Convert any Service Console port to Management.
C. Add an updated license to the host
D. Update vSphere 4.x licenses using the VMware License Portal
E. Verify the intended host is compatible with vSphere 5.x


Options are :

  • ABC
  • ADE (Correct)
  • BCD
  • CDE

Answer : ADE

Recently, a storage interface card in an ESXi 5.x host has been experiencing inconsistent connectivity states. Which two methods can be used to quickly identify the issue and immediately notify an administrator so that the issue can be resolved? (Choose two.)
A. Set up an alarm with the Lost Storage Path trigger to send an email for notification when the connection is lost.
B. Set up an alarm with the Lost Storage Connectivity trigger to send an email for notification when the connection is lost.
C. Set up an alarm with the Storage Redundancy Degraded trigger and configure an SNMP trap for notification when the connection is lost.
D. Set up an alarm with the Lost Storage Connectivity trigger and configure an SNMP trap for
notification when the connection is lost.


Options are :

  • AB
  • BC
  • BD (Correct)
  • CD

Answer : BD

The VMware vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) offers many features of the Windows application version. Which of the following features is only available on the Windows application version of vCenter?


Options are :

  • Host Profiles
  • Template and clone customization
  • Active Directory authentication
  • IPv6 (Correct)

Answer : IPv6

Which two steps are required before VMware Data Recovery can be used? (Choose two.)
A. The Data Recovery Appliance Module must be installed on vCenter Server.
B. A private network must be created for the backup appliance.
C. The vSphere Client plug-in must be installed on any machine VDR will be managed from.
D. The Data Recovery backup appliance must have additional storage added to it.


Options are :

  • AB
  • BC
  • CD (Correct)
  • BC

Answer : CD

An administrator is configuring a vSphere HA cluster for three ESXi 5.x hosts and their resident virtual machines. The cluster will be configured to support a single host failure. Resource reservations must be enforced during a failover event. Assuming default settings, how does HA determine the current failover capacity?


Options are :

  • Calculating the largest possible CPU and Memory guarantee for any running virtual machine in the cluster, then calculating how many virtual machines of that size can be started on the largest host and reserving space in the cluster accordingly. (Correct)
  • Averaging the largest possible CPU and Memory guarantee for any running virtual machine in the cluster, then calculating how many virtual machines of that size can be started on the largest host and reserving space in the cluster accordingly
  • Calculating the largest possible CPU and Memory guarantee for any virtual machine in the cluster, then calculating how many virtual machines of that size can be started on the largest host and reserving space in the cluster accordingly.
  • Averaging the largest possible CPU and Memory guarantee for any virtual machine in the cluster, then calculating how many virtual machines of that size can be started on the largest host and reserving space in the cluster accordingly.

Answer : Calculating the largest possible CPU and Memory guarantee for any running virtual machine in the cluster, then calculating how many virtual machines of that size can be started on the largest host and reserving space in the cluster accordingly.

What are three valid subprofile configurations that can be edited with the Host Profile editor? (Choose three.)
A. Cluster
B. Date and Time
C. Networking
D. Security
E. Licensing


Options are :

  • ABC
  • ABD
  • BCD (Correct)
  • CDE

Answer : BCD

An administrator finds that an ESXi 5.x host cannot be managed by vCenter Server. Which three logs can be reviewed using the DCUI? (Choose three.)
A. Syslog
B. Config log
C. Virtual Center Agent
D. ESXi shell logs
E. VMware HA log


Options are :

  • ABC (Correct)
  • BCD
  • CDE
  • ABE

Answer : ABC

Which three tasks can be selected from the home page of an ESXi 5.x host? (Choose three.)
A. Browse objects managed by the host
B. Browse NFS mounts for this host
C. Download VMware vCenter or the vSphere client from vmware.com
D. Shutdown or restart the host
E. Download the PowerCLI installer


Options are :

  • ABC (Correct)
  • BCD
  • CDE
  • ACE

Answer : ABC

When deploying an OVF template, the resulting virtual disk is created in what file format?


Options are :

  • OVF
  • VMDK (Correct)
  • VMX
  • VSWP

Answer : VMDK

A new LUN has been provisioned to all hosts in a vSphere 5.x cluster. On one host a new VMFS datastore has been created. How will the new datastore be discovered by the other ESXi 5.x hosts?


Options are :

  • A rescan of all host bus adapters is periodically performed by ESXi hosts to detect new VMFS datastores.
  • New VMFS volumes are automatically added to members of a cluster by vCenter 5.
  • A manual refresh is required on each ESXi 5.x hosts to discover new VMFS datastores. (Correct)
  • A refresh of all host bus adapters is periodically performed by ESXi hosts to detect new VMFS datastores.

Answer : A manual refresh is required on each ESXi 5.x hosts to discover new VMFS datastores.

Assuming that the appropriate HA configuration options have been selected, in which two situations would vSphere HA be unable to restart virtual machines? (Choose two.)
A. A storage error has occured on the fiber channel storage array.
B. An ESXi host in the cluster becomes isolated from the network
C. An ESXi host was automatically put into Standby Mode
D. Licensing was not updated after an upgrade from vSphere 4.x


Options are :

  • AB
  • CD
  • AD (Correct)
  • BD

Answer : AD

What do changes made to resources reserved by a resource pool affect in the resource hierarchy?


Options are :

  • Child pools
  • Host pools
  • Sibling and parent pools (Correct)
  • Root resource pools

Answer : Sibling and parent pools

How can virtual machines be moved between datacenters?


Options are :

  • High-Availability failover
  • Cold migration (Correct)
  • vMotion migration
  • Storage vMotion migration

Answer : Cold migration

An administrator decides to use Data Recovery to back up some key virtual machines. What is the process to install Data Recovery?


Options are :

  • Download the executable from VMware.com and run from a machine with the vSphere Client installed.
  • Use the vCenter Installer from the original vCenter media and select VMware Data Recovery
  • Download the current OVF package from VMware.com onto a machine with the vSphere Client installed and use the Deploy OVF from Template option. (Correct)
  • Download the vmdk and vmx files from VMware.com and copy to a datastore. Right-click the vmx file and select Add to Inventory.

Answer : Download the current OVF package from VMware.com onto a machine with the vSphere Client installed and use the Deploy OVF from Template option.

Which two statements are true about the share value for a virtual machine after it has been added to a resource pool? (Choose two.)
A. If a previously defined custom share value exists, the totals shares in the pool should be evaluated to maintain the expected performance.
B. If a previously defined custom share value exists, the %Shares value will automatically be adjusted relative to the total number of shares in the pool.
C. If a previously defined share level (high, medium, low) exists, the %Shares value is changed to Custom and the previous value is retained.
D. If there are no other objects in the pool the share value is irrelevant.


Options are :

  • AB
  • CD
  • BD (Correct)
  • BC

Answer : BD

The storage administrator has recommended testing the performance benefits of jumbo frames and enabled jumbo frames on the storage array. The VMware administrator has enabled jumbo frames on the VMkernel port used for the software iSCSI initiator. What other two components must be modified to enable jumbo frames support for the software iSCSI initiator? (Choose two.)
A. The physical switch
B. The port group
C. The software initiator
D. The virtual switch


Options are :

  • AC
  • AD (Correct)
  • BD
  • CD

Answer : AD

If you create a custom role and do not assign privileges what system-defined privileges are added? (Choose two.)
A. System.Anonymous
B. System.Read
C. System.Write
D. System.Administrator


Options are :

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

Answer : AB

Assuming that VLANs are not configured, what is true about traffic from a virtual machine connected to a port group on a vSphere Standard Switch with no uplinks?


Options are :

  • The virtual switch will drop the packets if no uplink is present.
  • Virtual machines on any vSphere Standard Switch on the same ESXi host can receive the traffic.
  • Virtual machines in any port group on the virtual switch can monitor all of the traffic.
  • vMotion will not migrate any Virtual machines connected to a port group on the virtual switch. (Correct)

Answer : vMotion will not migrate any Virtual machines connected to a port group on the virtual switch.

What function does Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) provide?


Options are :

  • The ability to enable Fault Tolerance on virtual machines that are not members of a cluster.
  • The ability to use vMotion to migrate virtual machines between ESXi hosts with different CPU vendors.
  • The ability to replace manual CPU identification masks with an automated process managed by the cluster. (Correct)
  • The ability to use vMotion to migrate virtual machines between hosts with identical CPUs but different vSphere versions.

Answer : The ability to replace manual CPU identification masks with an automated process managed by the cluster.

What is the default VFAT scratch partition size for ESXi 5.x when installed on a USB drive?


Options are :

  • 600MB
  • 544MB
  • 4GB
  • none (Correct)

Answer : none

What is one requirement when adding an extent to a VMFS datastore?


Options are :

  • A new unused NFS mount
  • An RDM with sufficient space available
  • An unused iSCSI or FCP LUN (Correct)
  • Free space on the LUN holding the VMFS datastore

Answer : An unused iSCSI or FCP LUN

What is an accurate statement about the secondary virtual machine of a VM that has VMware Fault Tolerance enabled?


Options are :

  • The secondary virtual machine cannot be stored on an NFS datastore.
  • The secondary virtual machine is created on the same host as the primary.
  • The secondary virtual machine can prevent other virtual machines from powering up. (Correct)
  • The secondary virtual machine can be used for load balancing.

Answer : The secondary virtual machine can prevent other virtual machines from powering up.

What is true about the HA agent on ESXi 5.x hosts?


Options are :

  • HA agent logs and entries use the prefix aam
  • HA agents are set to start by default
  • HA agents can store configuration information locally (Correct)
  • vSphere client cannot determine which HA agent is master

Answer : HA agents can store configuration information locally

An administrator is enabling Network I/O Control (NIOC) on a vSphere Distributed Switch. Which types of network traffic can be prioritized with NIOC by default? (Choose three.)
A. FCP Traffic
B. NFS Traffic
C. Virtual Machine Traffic By Virtual Machine
D. iSCSI Traffic
E. vSphere Replication (VR) Traffic


Options are :

  • ABC
  • BDE (Correct)
  • BCD
  • CDE

Answer : BDE

How can you verify that vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) functionality is enabled for a storage array in a vSphere 5.x implementation?


Options are :

  • VAAI will be reported on the Hard Disk properties page for any VMDK stored on a compliant array
  • Hardware Acceleration will be reported on the Hard Disk properties page for any VMDK stored on a compliant array
  • Supported will be listed in the VAAI column for any datastore created on a compliant array
  • Supported will be listed in the Hardware Acceleration column for any datastore created on a compliant array (Correct)

Answer : Supported will be listed in the Hardware Acceleration column for any datastore created on a compliant array

The RDP performance for a virtual machine on an ESXi 5.x host appears to be degraded.
What are two possible causes of the problem? (Choose two.)
A. The virtual machine has a high Ready value.
B. The virtual machine's network adaptor is not configured to Connect at power on.
C. The virtual machine's network adaptor is not configured as connected.
D. The virtual machine is on a physical network that has become saturated.


Options are :

  • AB
  • AD (Correct)
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : AD

An administrator wants to configure a DRS Migration Threshold that allows automated migration only when a host is placed into maintenance or to satisfy cluster constraints. What setting should be utilized?


Options are :

  • Priority 2
  • Priority 4
  • The most conservative setting (Correct)
  • The default setting

Answer : The most conservative setting

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