VCP-510 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Exam Set 1

How does a hardware FCoE Adapter appear to an ESXi host? 


Options are :

  • As a hardware FCoE Adapter.
  • As an uplink adapter attached to a vSphere Distributed Switch.
  • As a Fibre Channel Adapter.
  • As an enabled FCoE software initiator.

Answer : As a Fibre Channel Adapter.

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 :

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

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

Which two types of information can be obtained about a VMFS datastore using the Summary tabfor a connected host in the vSphere Client? (Choose two.)A. Multipathing status for the datastoreB. Hardware Acceleration statusC. Alarm Actions status for the datastoreD. Runtime name of the datastore


Options are :

  • B,C
  • C,D
  • A,B
  • A,D

Answer : B,C

VMware 2V0-641 Professional Network Virtualization Exam Set 6

A database administrator has requested that a virtual disk attached to a virtual machine running anI/O intensive database application be fully provisioned. The virtual disk was initially thinprovisioned. Which two methods would accomplish this task? (Choose two.)A. Use Storage vMotion and change the disk type to Flat.B. Use the Inflate option in the Datastore Properties.C. Use Storage vMotion and change the disk type to Thick Provisioned Lazy Zeroed.D. Use Storage vMotion and change the disk type to Thick Provisioned Eager Zeroed.



Options are :

  • A,C
  • B,D
  • C,D
  • A,B

Answer : B,D

What two statements are true about Fibre Channel zoning? (Choose two.)A. Zones define paths to a Fibre Channel arrayB. Zones control access to LUNs on a Fibre Channel storage arrayC. Zones can be soft or hardD. Zones can be configured on an array or ESXi host



Options are :

  • A,B
  • B,C
  • C,D
  • A,C

Answer : A,C

When cloning a virtual machine to a template, what two attributes from the list below can bechanged for the destination virtual disk? (Choose two.)A. Virtual disk formatB. Number of network adaptorsC. IP AddressD. Location for virtual machine files


Options are :

  • A,D
  • C,D
  • A,B
  • B,C

Answer : A,D

VMware 2V0-641 Professional Network Virtualization Exam Set 6

When designing a storage infrastructure to support ESXi 5.x hosts what limit will be reached first? 


Options are :

  • Maximum number of NFS datastores
  • Maximum number of paths to an iSCSI RDM
  • Maximum number of iSCSI paths on a host
  • Maximum number of iSCSI LUNs

Answer : Maximum number of paths to an iSCSI RDM

Which two statements are true about shared storage capabilities on NFS datastores supported byESXi 5.x? (Choose two.)A. You can create Fault Tolerant virtual machinesB. You can mount up to 256 NFS datastoresC. You can use VMware Storage APIs with all NFS datastoresD. You can use Storage vMotion from a virtual-mode RDM



Options are :

  • C,D
  • A,B
  • A,D
  • B,C

Answer : A,B

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

Answer : The performance tab of the virtual machine

VMware VDCD510 Advanced Professional Data Center Design Exam Set 3

Which two solutions require Raw Device Mapping using virtual compatibility mode? (Choose two.)A. Array-based snapshotsB. virtual machine snapshotsC. Move the data using Storage vMotionD. SAN management agents



Options are :

  • A,B
  • C,D
  • B,C
  • A,D

Answer : B,C

An administrator finds that vMotion and Storage vMotion operations do not succeed on a virtual machine. The virtual machine has been configured with N_Port ID Virtualization. The virtual   machine has two data RDMs, one using a RAID5 LUN and one using a RAID0+1 LUN. Themapping file for the RAID5 LUN was created on the same datastore as the virtual machine, andthe mapping file for the RAID0+1 LUN was placed in a datastore used for production data virtualdisks.Which two statements are true about this configuration? (Choose two.)A. Storage vMotion cannot be used unless both mapping files are placed on the same datastore.B. vMotion cannot be used unless both mapping files are placed on the same datastore.C. vMotion cannot be used with RDMs.D. Storage vMotion cannot be used with NPIV


Options are :

  • B,D
  • C,D
  • A,B
  • B,C

Answer : B,D

VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 2

What are two benefits of physical compatibility mode for RDMs, as compared to virtual compatibility mode? (Choose two.)A. Allows the use of SAN-aware applicationsB. Allows for cloningC. Allows the VM to access SAN hardware directlyD. Allows for template creation of the related virtual machine 


Options are :

  • A,C
  • A,B
  • A,D
  • C,D

Answer : A,C

What is the recommended maximum memory value that is displayed when configuring a virtual machine based upon?   


Options are :

  • The maximum value the guest operating system supports
  • The threshold needed for the ESXi host to satisfy a reservation value
  • The amount of memory in the ESXi host
  • The maximum recommended by the OS manufacturer.

Answer : The amount of memory in the ESXi host

Why is converting a virtual machine to a template significantly faster than creating a clone of the virtual machine? 


Options are :

  • Making a clone creates a linked-mode virtual disk
  • Making a clone only creates a copy of the .vmx file
  • The template conversion has low priority on the system CPU.
  • Making a clone creates a full copy of the VMDK file

Answer : Making a clone creates a full copy of the VMDK file

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 3

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 :

  • B,D
  • A,B
  • B,C
  • C,A

Answer : B,D

In the vSphere Client, the Resource Allocation tab for virtual machines displays host memory andguest memory. Which two statements best describe these terms? (Choose two.)A. Guest memory is the amount of physical memory that has been allocated to a virtual machine.B. Host memory is the amount of physical memory that has been allocated to a virtual machine.C. Guest memory is the memory usage of a virtual machine.D. Host memory includes VM overhead.


Options are :

  • C,D
  • B,C
  • A,C
  • A,B

Answer : C,D

An administrator wants to adjust disk resource allocation to ensure proper storage performance.Which two mechanisms are available? (Choose two.)A. SharesB. Guarantee IOPsC. Limit IOPsD. Reservation



Options are :

  • B,D
  • A,C
  • A,B
  • C,D

Answer : A,C

VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 8

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 repository.D. The recalled patch is flagged in the database.E. A notification is generated in the notification tab.


Options are :

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

Answer : C,D,E

The Power and Suspend buttons for a virtual machine can be configured from the Options tab of the virtual machine. What are the two default actions that are configured for these buttons? (Choose two.)  A. The Suspend button suspends the VM though the guest OS.B. The Power button does a graceful shutdown.C. The Power button does a hard shutdown.D. The Suspend button suspends the VM though ESXi.


Options are :

  • C,D
  • A,C
  • B,D
  • A,B

Answer : B,D

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


Options are :

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

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

VCA410-DT VMware Certified Associate Desktop Practice Exam Set 5

What are three true statements about quiescing virtual machine snapshots? (Choose three.)A. vSphere snapshot quiescing only occurs on Windows guest OSes.B. The quiescing operation is automatic with any snapshot.C. The quiescing operation varies by guest OS.D. Quiescing should occur before array-based snapshots to ensure consistency.E. VMware Tools is required for quiescing to be successful.



Options are :

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

Answer : C,D,E

Windows virtual machines use a page file and Linux virtual machines use a swap partition for virtual memory. When you are determining the appropriate size for these, which file is affected? 


Options are :

  • The .vswp file
  • The service console swap partition
  • The virtual disk size
  • The .vmx file

Answer : The virtual disk size

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
  • VMware Capacity Planner
  • VMware Cluster Analyzer

Answer : VMware SiteSurvey Tool

VCP-410 VMware Certified Professional on VSphere 4 Exam Set 18

What are possible valid uses for the default No Access role in vCenter? (Choose two.)A. Restrict usage on a object for a member of a group assigned full permissions to the objectB. Restrict access to sensitive VMs for helpdesk staffC. Restrict ESX Admins from managing specific hosts directlyD. Restrict administrators from managing hosts via vCenter


Options are :

  • A,B
  • C,D
  • B,C
  • A,D

Answer : A,D

An administrator is updating a program running on a virtual machine. The update file has beendownloaded as an .iso file and placed on a shared NFS datastore. An attempt to mount the .iso fileto the virtual machine fails, but subsequent testing shows that the .iso file can be mounted to avirtual machine running on another ESXi 5.x host.Which step can be taken to enable access to the .iso file for the affected virtual machine?


Options are :

  • Refresh all datastores on the ESXi host running the affected VM.
  • Rescan all datastores on the ESXi host running the affected VM.
  • Reboot all ESXi hosts in the cluster where the affected virtual machine is running.
  • Unmount the volume from the ESXi host running the affected VM, and then add as a new datastore

Answer : Refresh all datastores on the ESXi host running the affected VM.

Which two options cannot be edited if vApp Options is disabled in the Options tab of a virtualmachine that is part of a vApp? (Choose two.)A. Transient IP AddressesB. Configure OVF propertiesC. IPv6 ProtocolD. IPv4 Protocol


Options are :

  • A,B
  • B,C
  • A,D
  • C,D

Answer : A,B

VMware VDCD510 Advanced Professional Data Center Design Exam Set 3

An administrator is deploying several ESXi 5.x hosts. Centralized logging with accuratetimestamps is a requirement for the deployment. Which two operations ensure these requirementsare met? (Choose two.)A. Ensure TCP port 123 is not blockedB. Configure a syslog server on each hostC. Configure ensure the hosts have the proper timezone configuredD. Configure a syslog server on the vSphere Management Appliance


Options are :

  • C,D
  • B,C
  • A,D
  • A,B

Answer : A,D

When memory is overcommitted, which two values can an administrator vary to increase theamount of physical memory granted to a given virtual machine? (Choose two.)A. Idle Memory TaxB. SharesC. VMMEMCTLD. Memory Reservation


Options are :

  • B,D
  • B,C
  • A,C
  • C,D

Answer : B,D

How is the page file for a Windows guest operating system or the swap partition for a Linux guest operating system created? 


Options are :

  • By the vCenter cluster
  • By the guest operating system
  • By the vCenter server
  • By the ESXi host

Answer : By the guest operating system

VCP-510 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Exam Set 3

The page file for a Windows guest operating system or the swap partition for a Linux guest operating system is created by.   


Options are :

  • the guest operating system
  • the ESXi host
  • the VMFS datastore
  • vCenter server

Answer : the guest operating system

What is the size of a virtual machine .vswp file? 


Options are :

  • The virtual machine .vswp file is set to the amount of memory allocated minus any memory reservation
  • The virtual machine .vswp file is equal to the amount of available memory in the ESXi server.
  • The virtual machine .vswp file is equal to the amount of virtual memory (virtual machine available memory, plus virtual machine overhead) configured for the virtual machine when it was created.
  • The virtual machine .vswp file is equal to twice the amount of available memory configured for the virtual machine when it was created.

Answer : The virtual machine .vswp file is set to the amount of memory allocated minus any memory reservation

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 :

  • C,D
  • B,C
  • A,B
  • A,C

Answer : B,C

VCPC610 VMware Certified Professional 6 Cloud Practice Test Set 1

An administrator has just finished deploying a vApp for a web service. What three options areavailable to the administrator for IP allocation within the vApp? (Choose three.)A. TransientB. FixedC. DHCPD. BridgedE. NAT


Options are :

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

Answer : A,B,C

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 :

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

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

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 memory management method can be used to guarantee that the application performs wellat all times?



Options are :

  • Set a reservation equal to the average memory utilization of the virtual machine running the application.
  • Check the Reserve all guest memory checkbox.
  • Set a reservation equal to the installed memory of the ESXi host running the application.
  • Set the share level to high for the virtual machine running the application and set the share level for all other virtual machines to low.

Answer : Check the Reserve all guest memory checkbox.

VCAD510 VMware Certified Associate Data Center Virtual Test Set 1

An administrator is creating a virtual machine that will be running Windows 2008 Enterprise (64-bit). The application to be installed in the virtual machine requires eight vCPUs to run effectively.During installation, the only available options are one, two, three, or four vCPUs.What condition explains the available vCPU selections?



Options are :

  • The ESXi host has two hyperthreaded dual-core CPUs.
  • The ESXi host has two non hyperthreaded dual-core CPUs.
  • The virtual machine hardware version is 8
  • The guest operating system for the virtual machine is 64-bit.

Answer : The ESXi host has two non hyperthreaded dual-core CPUs.

An administrator views the Fault Tolerance pane of the Summary tab of a virtual machine andfinds that the current status is Not Protected.What are two vSphere Fault Tolerance states that would cause the virtual machine to not beprotected? (Choose two.)A. Stopped - Fault Tolerance has been stopped on the secondary virtual machine.B. Need Secondary VM - The primary virtual machine is running without a secondary virtualmachine and is not protectedC. Need Primary VM - The secondary virtual machine is running, and a new primary virtualmachine cannot be generated.D. Disabled - Fault Tolerance is disabled.


Options are :

  • B,D
  • C,D
  • A,B
  • A,C

Answer : B,D

An administrator takes a vSphere snapshot of a virtual machine and applies an OS update. Afterconfirming the update the administrator cannot enable Fault Tolerance on the virtual machine andsuspects there are snapshots that have not been consolidated.Which two operations can the administrator perform to verify consolidation is needed? (Choosetwo.)A. Expose the Needs Consolidation column in the virtual machines tab of the host.B. Browse the datastore containing the vmdk files and look for files with the "-delta.vmdk"extension.C. Expose the Needs Consolidation column in the virtual machine summary tab.D. Select and run the vSphere Cluster HealthCheck from the right-click menu of the cluster object


Options are :

  • : A,B
  • A,C
  • C,D
  • B,C

Answer : : A,B

VCPN610 VMware Certified Professional Network Virtual Test Set 3

What two statements regarding the VSWP file are true? (Choose two.)A. The VSWP file is equal to the memory allocation.B. The VSWP file size is equal to the memory reservation.C. The VSWP file size is equal to the difference between the memory assigned and reservation.D. No VSWP file is created if reserved memory to the same value as allocated memory.


Options are :

  • C,D
  • A,B
  • A,D
  • B,C

Answer : C,D

Which two options will be presented during the Migrate wizard for a powered on virtual machine? (Choose two.)  A. Change HostB. Change Host and DatastoreC. Change NetworkD. Change Datastore


Options are :

  • C,A
  • A,D
  • B,C
  • B,D

Answer : A,D

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