VCP-410 VMware Certified Professional on VSphere 4 Exam Set 13

A new LUN has been presented to two ESXi Hosts, ESXiA and ESXiB. The LUN can be seen fromboth servers. A new VMFS datastore is created on the LUN using a vSphere Client attached toESXiB. The new datastore is visible on ESXiB, but not on ESXiA. What steps must be taken tomake the datastore visible to ESXiA?


Options are :

  • Modify LUN masking settings on the storage array
  • Perform a Rescan operation on ESXiB.
  • Reboot ESXiA.
  • Perform a Rescan operation on ESXiA.

Answer : Perform a Rescan operation on ESXiA.

A group of virtual machines has been deployed using thin disks due to limited storage spaceavailability. The storage team has expressed concern about extensive use of this type ofprovisioning. Which of the following actions can be taken to inform an administrator when anunacceptably large number of virtual machines are being deployed using thin disk provisioning?


Options are :

  • Use the default Host Storage Status alarm.Create a trigger for the alarm with an e-mail or SNMP notification option.
  • Modify the default Datastore Usage on Disk alarm with a determined percentage.Create a trigger for the alarm with an e-mail or SNMP notification option.
  • Create an alarm for Disk Usage and determine the appropriate amount.Create a trigger for the alarm with an e-mail or SNMP notification option.
  • Create an alarm for Datastore Disk Overallocation and determine an appropriate percentage.Create a trigger for the alarm with an e-mail or SNMP notification option.

Answer : Create an alarm for Datastore Disk Overallocation and determine an appropriate percentage.Create a trigger for the alarm with an e-mail or SNMP notification option.

A user has permissions to create and manage alarms and tasks for a group of virtual machines.An administrator modifies permissions for the user so that they can no longer create alarms.Once this change is made:


Options are :

  • The user can no longer create alarms, but can modify or delete their existing alarms
  • The alarms option is grayed out in the vSphere Client and no alarm related actions may be taken by the user
  • The user can no longer create alarms and cannot delete any existing alarms
  • The user can no longer create alarms and cannot modify or delete any existing alarms

Answer : The user can no longer create alarms, but can modify or delete their existing alarms

VCP-410 VMware Certified Professional on VSphere 4 Exam Set 14

An administrator is performing maintenance on a storage array used by a DRS Cluster. Theadministrator wants to disable alarm actions for the cluster while the maintenance is taking place.Which of the following would accomplish this task?


Options are :

  • Right-click the DRS Cluster.Choose Alarm, then Disable Alarm Actions
  • Go to the Alarms tab for the Datacenter containing the DRS Cluster.Locate any storage related alarms.Right-click and disable each alarm.
  • Go to the Alarms tab for each ESXi host in the DRS Cluster.Locate any storage related alarms.Right-click and disable each alarm.
  • Right-click the Datacenter containing the DRS Cluster.Choose Alarm, then Disable Alarm Actions.

Answer : Right-click the DRS Cluster.Choose Alarm, then Disable Alarm Actions

Users are complaining that a Windows application server Virtual Machine configured with 1GBRAM is not performing satisfactorily. The VM is in a fully automated DRS cluster. An administratoropens the Performance Tab for the guest virtual machine and adds the counters for MemoryBallooned and Memory Swapped in MB. The Performance Chart displays a value of 0 for MemoryBallooned and 240 for Memory Swapped.Which of the following actions should be taken?


Options are :

  • Install VMware Tools into the Virtual Machine
  • Add more memory to the Virtual Machine
  • Adjust the Mem.CtlMaxPercent to read 75
  • Migrate the Virtual Machine to another host

Answer : Install VMware Tools into the Virtual Machine

A Windows virtual machine viewed through Task Manager shows CPU utilization averaging 95-100%.What metric should be checked to ensure this VM is not in contention for CPU resources withother VMs on the same ESX/ESXi host?


Options are :

  • CPU Overhead
  • CPU Wait
  • CPU Usage
  • CPU Ready

Answer : CPU Ready

VCPC610 VMware Certified Professional 6 Cloud Practice Test Set 5

It appears that single vCPU virtual machine (VM) in a resource pool called Production is havingperformance problems because it does not have enough CPU resources available.Which of the following methods could be used to improve performance and reduce CPUcontention of this VM while maintaining compatibility with DRS (Choose Two)?A. Increase the Share Priority setting for the Production resource poolB. Increase the Share Priority setting for this VMC. Configure a CPU Reservation for this VMD. Dedicate a physical CPU to this VM


Options are :

  • B,A
  • B,D
  • B,C
  • D,C

Answer : B,C

A new ESXi host is set up with two virtual machines. A memory limit is applied so that users willhave predictable performance as additional VMs are added to the host. Which of the followingdescribes the effect of applying a memory limit to these VMs?


Options are :

  • Physical memory will be granted above the limit under normal conditions, disk pages will be used if contention occurs
  • Memory will be granted above the limit under normal conditions, but the limit will be enforced if contention occurs.
  • No memory will be granted above the limit.
  • No physical memory will be granted above the limit, but disk pages may be used.

Answer : No physical memory will be granted above the limit, but disk pages may be used.

A virtual machine performance graph shows the Swap In value to be at 95%, and the Balloonvalue to be at 0%. Users of the VM are complaining that performance is slow.Which of the following actions can be done to increase performance of the VM (Choose Two)?A. Change the Memory Share value for this virtual machine to HighB. Install VMware Tools into this virtual machineC. Change the CPU Share value for this virtual machine to HighD. Migrate the virtual machine to another datastore using Storage vMotion


Options are :

  • A,B
  • A,C
  • A,D
  • D,B

Answer : A,B

VMware VDCD510 Advanced Professional Data Center Design Exam Set 2

A user wants to receive an email notification when the virtual machine CPU usage enters a criticalstate, and again when the condition has been resolved. Which two state changes must beselected to receive the appropriate notifications (Choose Two)?A. yellow-green state changeB. red-green state changeC. yellow-red state changeD. green-yellow state change


Options are :

  • A,C
  • A,B
  • A,D
  • D,C

Answer : A,C

An administrator is updating a program running on a virtual machine. The update file has beendownloaded as a .iso file and placed on a shared NFS datastore. An attempt to mount the .iso tothe virtual machine fails, but subsequent testing shows that the .iso can be mounted to a VMrunning on another ESXi host.Which of the following steps should be taken to enable access to the .iso for the affected VM?


Options are :

  • Reboot the NFS Server
  • Remount the NFS volume to the ESXi host running the affected VM.
  • Reboot the ESXi host running the affected VM.
  • Rescan all datastores

Answer : Remount the NFS volume to the ESXi host running the affected VM.

Assuming ballooning is possible, under which of the following circumstances might the VMkernelutilize a swap file for a running virtual machine (Choose Three)?A. VMware Tools is not installedB. 50% of the configured memory has already been balloonedC. The Mem.CtlMaxPercent value is less than 25%D. The virtual machine is starting upE. Memory cannot be reclaimed quickly enough


Options are :

  • A,D,C
  • A,D,E
  • A,C,E
  • B,D,E

Answer : A,D,E

VMware VDCD510 Advanced Professional Data Center Design Exam Set 3

During peak operating hours, an Administrator finds that a business critical application running in avirtual machine is not performing as well as during normal hours. Which of the following memorymanagement methods could be used to guarantee the application performs well at all times?


Options are :

  • Set a Limit equal to the Peak Memory utilization of the VM running the application.
  • Set the Share level to High for the VM running the application and set the Share level for all other VMs to Low.
  • Set a Reservation equal to the Configured Memory of the VM running the application
  • Set a Reservation equal to the Average Memory utilization of the VM running the application

Answer : Set a Reservation equal to the Configured Memory of the VM running the application

Users are complaining that they cannot access their files located on a file server virtual machine.The vSphere Client shows a triggered alarm stating disk latency is beyond the default threshold forthe datastore where the file server VM is located. The Path Selection Policy has been set by theESX host to Fixed with default path settings.Which of the following two options could be used to increase performance of the file server VM(Choose Two)?A. Use Storage vMotion to move the file server VM toa datastore with lower latencyB. Change the Path Selection Policy to RoundRobinC. Use disk shares to increase the priority for the datastore housing the file server VMD. Change the Path Selection Policy to Most Recently Used (MRU)


Options are :

  • A,D
  • A,C
  • A,B
  • C,B

Answer : A,B

An administrator is reporting slow access to datastores from multiple ESXi hosts. The datastoresare all located on a Fibre Channel SAN being accessed by ESX 3.x and ESXi 4.x hosts. Which ofthe following actions can be taken to improve performance (Choose Two)?A. Unload the VMFS-2 driver using the vmkload_mod -u vmfs2 command.B. Unload the NFS driver using the vmkload_mod -u nfsclient command.C. Unload the LUN Masking driver using the vmkload_mod -u qla2300 command.D. Unload the FSAUX driver using the vmkload_mod -u fsaux command.


Options are :

  • A,C
  • A,B
  • A,D
  • D,B

Answer : A,B

VCP-410 VMware Certified Professional on VSphere 4 Exam Set 21

An administrator wants to apply Disk Shares to ensure proper storage performance. These sharesare configured on which object?


Options are :

  • Virtual Machine
  • Resource Pool
  • Storage Adapter
  • Datastore

Answer : Virtual Machine

When memory is reclaimed from a virtual machine using vmmemctl, what is the maximum amountthat can be reclaimed by default?


Options are :

  • 65% of the configured memory
  • 65% of the unreserved memory
  • 50% of the unreserved memory
  • 50% of the configured memory

Answer : 65% of the unreserved memory

Which is a valid traffic shaping adjustment?


Options are :

  • minimum bandwidth adjusted in kbps
  • burst size in Kbytes
  • peak bandwidth adjusted in mbps
  • burst time in seconds

Answer : burst size in Kbytes

VMware VDCD510 Advanced Professional Data Center Design Exam Set 8

A Windows virtual machine is experiencing poor application performance. The suspected issue isa lack of available memory. Windows Task Manager reports that 30% of the memory within theVM is not currently being utilized.What does this indicate and what could be checked next?


Options are :

  • Windows Task Manager is not reading actual memory usage in the VM. Windows System Monitor should be used to get a precise reading on memory usage.
  • The application problems are definitely due to a non-memory related problem. CPU affinity settings should be checked for this VM.
  • The VM has memory available, however it may not actually have physical memory available. VMkernel swap activity on the ESXi host should be checked next.
  • The application problems are definitely due to a non-memory related problem. CPU utilization should be checked next using Windows Task Manager

Answer : The VM has memory available, however it may not actually have physical memory available. VMkernel swap activity on the ESXi host should be checked next.

Which memory conservation technique collaborates with the server to reclaim pages that areconsidered least valuable by the guest OS?


Options are :

  • RAM Overcommit
  • Transparent Page Sharing
  • Memory Balloon Driver
  • VMkernel Swap

Answer : Memory Balloon Driver

Which of the following commands can be used to display information about virtual switches?A. esxcg-vswitchB. vmware-info</ttC. esxcfg-infoD. ifconfig


Options are :

  • A,C
  • A,B
  • D,B
  • A,D

Answer : A,C

VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 9

Which of the following tasks can be selected from the home page of an ESX Server (ChooseThree)?A. View vSphere 4 DocumentationB. Download VMware vCenter ServerC. Browse Virtual Machines in this Host's inventoryD. Browse Datastores in this Host's inventoryE. Download VMware Web Access Client


Options are :

  • A,B,C
  • C,B,D
  • A,B,D
  • A,B,E

Answer : A,B,D

An administrator is configuring a single SAN volume that will provide VMFS and vmkcore partitionsfor 10 ESX 4.x hosts that will boot from SAN. What size should the vmkcore partition be on thisvolume to support 10 hosts?


Options are :

  • 1GB
  • 1.25GB
  • vmkcore partitions must be stored on local storage
  • 1.5GB

Answer : 1GB

Which of the following are valid locations for the Service Console file system when performing andESX 4.x installation (Choose Two)?A. In an ext3 file system on local storageB. In a virtual disk placed in a VMFS datastore on a SAN disk masked only to the ESX HostC. In a virtual disk placed in a VMFS datastore on local storageD. In a virtual disk placed in a shared VMFS datastore


Options are :

  • B,C
  • B,A
  • B,D
  • D,C

Answer : B,C

VCPC510 VMware Certified Professional on VCloud Exam Set 3

What is the maximum number of cores that can be used with Advanced licensing?


Options are :

  • 8
  • 12
  • 6
  • 16

Answer : 12

Under which of the following conditions would an administrator consider using the Boot from SANoption for an ESX host (Choose Two)?A. When concern exists that contention might occur between the Service Console and theVMkernelB. When using Microsoft Cluster ServiceC. To easily replicate the Service Console to a remote siteD. For diskless hardware configurations


Options are :

  • C,A
  • A,D
  • C,B
  • C,D

Answer : C,D

VMware VDCD510 Advanced Professional Data Center Design Exam Set 6

Which of the following two statements are true regarding vSphere virtual switch uplinks (ChooseTwo)?A. vSphere virtual switches can be configured to use the same uplinkB. Multiple vSphere virtual switches cannot be configured to use the same uplinkC. vSphere virtual switches do not need to be configured with an uplinkD. vSphere virtual switches must be configured with at least one uplink


Options are :

  • B,D
  • B,A
  • B,C
  • A,C

Answer : B,C

After upgrading an ESX host to vSphere 4.x from VI3, which of the following three actions shouldbe taken (Choose Three)?A. Configure the ESX firewallB. Configure licensingC. Configure ESX host networkingD. Update any scripts that reference host sd devicesE. Reconnect managed hosts to VMware vCenter


Options are :

  • B,C,E
  • B,D,C
  • B,D,E
  • B,D,A

Answer : B,D,E

The ESX 4.x Service Console Virtual Disk can be located on (Choose Two):A. a VMFS datastore on locally attached storageB. a VMFS datastore on masked iSCSI attached storageC. an NFS datastoreD. a VMFS datastore on FC shared storage


Options are :

  • D,B
  • A,C
  • A,D
  • A,B

Answer : A,B

VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 11

In vSphere, a bound physical NIC can be configured to transmit and receive Jumbo Frames.What is the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) for Jumbo Frames in vSphere?


Options are :

  • 9500
  • 9000
  • 5000
  • 5500

Answer : 9000

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