VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 6

An administrator needs to provide a report that shows how many virtual machines can be added toan existing vSphere environment.Which report within vCenter Operations Manager meets this requirement?


Options are :

  • Cluster or Host Capacity Inventory Report (Correct)
  • Configured Host Capacity Report
  • Virtual Machine Capacity Overview Report
  • Virtual Machine Optimization Report

Answer : Cluster or Host Capacity Inventory Report

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 3

An application server has been added to an existing multi-tier application contained in a vApp.Shortly after a planned maintenance event, users are unable to access the application.What does the vSphere administrator need to change to ensure the application can be accessed?


Options are :

  • The IP Allocation policy to DHCP
  • The Memory Shares to High
  • The startup order of the vApp (Correct)
  • The shutdown option to power off the virtual machines

Answer : The startup order of the vApp

An administrator using vCenter Operations Manager notices an increase in resource consumptionby virtual machines over a period of time. The administrator needs to understand how addingmore hosts or increasing resources in existing hosts will address the growing resourcerequirements of the virtual machines.Which vCenter Operations Manager feature can provide this information?


Options are :

  • Host or Cluster Capacity Optimization Report
  • What-if Scenarios (Correct)
  • Density and Reclaimable Waste badges
  • None
  • Virtual Machine Optimization Report

Answer : What-if Scenarios

An administrator needs to know the estimated time remaining on a virtual machine that is hostinga critical accounting application given current assigned resources such as memory, CPU, anddisk.When an administrator selects the virtual machine in the vCenter Operations Manager console,which major badge should the administrator investigate to determine this information?


Options are :

  • Health
  • Time Remaining
  • Risk (Correct)
  • Efficiency

Answer : Risk

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 5

An administrator is planning a new vSphere deployment using shared storage. The solution mustsupport:• vMotion• Storage vMotion• Fault Tolerant virtual machines• VAAI primitives• RDM disksWhich storage type will meet these requirements?


Options are :

  • NFS
  • vSAN
  • CIFS
  • iSCSI (Correct)

Answer : iSCSI

During the installation of ESXi, a vmkernel interface can be configured with what capabilities?


Options are :

  • Management traffic and vMotion
  • Management traffic, vMotion, Fault Tolerance logging and IP storage
  • Management traffic, vMotion and Fault Tolerance logging
  • Management traffic (Correct)

Answer : Management traffic

As part of a multisite Single Sign-On (SSO) deployment what two steps are required to ensure thata change to one Single Sign-On instance is propagated to the other instances? (Choose two.)A. Schedule a Replication Task on the primary instanceB. Select the first instance during the installation of subsequent instancesC. During the installation of each instance choose Linked-ModeD. Enable Synchronize to Active Directory on each instance


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

VCPN610 VMware Certified Professional Network Virtual Test Set 4

Which action should an administrator take to increase the size of a VMFS5 datastore from 2TB to32TB?


Options are :

  • Dynamically expand the original LUN and add a second share for the NFS datastore
  • Dynamically expand the original LUN and add extents to the VMFS datastore
  • Dynamically expand the original LUN and increase the size of the VMFS datastore (Correct)
  • Dynamically expand the original LUN and add extents to the NFS datastore

Answer : Dynamically expand the original LUN and increase the size of the VMFS datastore

A vSphere administrator needs to upgrade a single extent VMFS3 datastore to VMFS5 andexpand it to 4TB in size. The storage administrator has already expanded the underlying LUN to4TB.Which steps should the vSphere administrator take?


Options are :

  • Expand the VMFS3 datastore to 4TB and then upgrade to VMFS5
  • Change the block size of the VMFS3 datastore to 1MB, upgrade the datastore to VMFS5, and expand it to 4TB
  • Upgrade the datastore to VMFS5, manually change the partition scheme to GPT, and then expand the datastore to 4TB
  • Upgrade the datastore to VMFS5 and then expand it to 4TB (Correct)

Answer : Upgrade the datastore to VMFS5 and then expand it to 4TB

A vSphere administrator notices that hosts are not powering off when the total cluster load is lowon a cluster configured with Dynamic Power Management.What condition could cause this behavior?


Options are :

  • The DRS migration threshold is set to the most aggressive setting.
  • The DPM migration threshold is set to the most conservative setting.
  • The DRS migration threshold is set to the most conservative setting. (Correct)
  • The DPM migration threshold is set to the most aggressive setting..

Answer : The DRS migration threshold is set to the most conservative setting.

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 6

A vSphere administrator needs to add a CPU to a virtual machine, but upon editing the VMsettings the option is grayed out.What would explain this behavior?A. The virtual machine is runningB. The virtual machine has been configured with a CPU limitC. CPU Hot-add has not been enabled on the virtual machineD. The virtual machine is in a resource pool with no available CPU resources


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

A number of virtual machines in a vSphere 5.5 DRS cluster are connected to the same virtualswitch port group. After several of these VMs are migrated to another host, an administratornotices that they have lost network connectivity. The Events tab in vCenter Server shows thiserror message:Failed to initialize ethernet0.The vmkernel log file on the host running the affected VMs contains this message:Can't connect device:'port group name': Out of resources.Which caused this issue?


Options are :

  • The virtual switch port allocation was changed from the default setting. (Correct)
  • The DRS cluster containing the VMs was set to Fully Automated with the Migration Threshold set to Conservative.
  • Network I/O Control was enabled.
  • There were insufficient uplinks configured on the virtual switches.

Answer : The virtual switch port allocation was changed from the default setting.

Which information can the administrator use to identify iSCSI nodes?


Options are :

  • MAC address
  • LUN ID
  • WWN
  • IQN (Correct)

Answer : IQN

VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 4

An administrator is re-provisioning an ESXi host and moving it to another datacenter.Which DCUI option should the administrator use to revert the system configuration to the defaultsettings?


Options are :

  • Rebuild Default System Configuration
  • Renew Default System Configuration
  • Revert System Configuration
  • Reset System Configuration (Correct)

Answer : Reset System Configuration

The following error displays during the final step of the configuration for a VMware High Availability(HA) cluster attached to five datastores:The number of heartbeat datastores for host is 0, which is less than requireD. 2What condition would cause this error?


Options are :

  • The hosts in the cluster do not have Storage DRS configured on one or more of their datastores.
  • One of the hosts in the cluster is not attached to the datastores planned for use with HA. (Correct)
  • The hosts in the cluster contain one or more datastores configured with a 1 MB block size.
  • One of the hosts in the cluster has an invalid Storage Policy configured on one or more of their datastores.

Answer : One of the hosts in the cluster is not attached to the datastores planned for use with HA.

A network auditing team has observed activity from a virtual machine that may be an organizationpolicy security breach. The vSphere administrator needs to stop network traffic from the virtualmachine.Which step should the administrator take?


Options are :

  • Enable Port Blocking on the vSphere Distributed Switches in the organization and block the port on which the virtual machine is connected.
  • Enable Port Blocking on the vSphere Standard Switches in the organization and block the port on which the virtual machine is connected.
  • Enable Port Blocking on each vSphere Standard Switch portgroup in the organization, then block the port on which the virtual machine is connected.
  • Enable Port Blocking on each vSphere Distributed Switch portgroup in the organization, then block the port on which the virtual machine is connected. (Correct)

Answer : Enable Port Blocking on each vSphere Distributed Switch portgroup in the organization, then block the port on which the virtual machine is connected.

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 5

Which privilege should the administrator assign to allow a user to create baselines using UpdateManager?


Options are :

  • Manage baseline (Correct)
  • Stage baseline
  • Attach baseline
  • Configure baseline

Answer : Manage baseline

Which two statements accurately describes step that are taken to recover a virtual machine usingvSphere Replication? (Choose two.)A. A recovery is initiated from the target site.B. A recovery is initiated from the source site.C. Upon recovery, the virtual machine is automatically attached to it's configured network.D. Upon recovery, the virtual machine must be manually attached to a network.


Options are :

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

Answer : A,D

A vSphere administrator receives a request to capture the state of a virtual machine six times aday.Which procedure will satisfy the requirement with the least amount of administrator intervention?


Options are :

  • Use the vSphere web client to manually initiate a snapshot of the virtual machine every four hours.
  • Use the vSphere web client to configure a scheduled task to take a snapshot every four hours. (Correct)
  • Use the vSphere web client to configure a scheduled workflow to take a snapshot every four hours.
  • Use the vSphere web client to schedule an automated snapshot every four hours using Snapshot Manager.

Answer : Use the vSphere web client to configure a scheduled task to take a snapshot every four hours.

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 3

A vSphere administrator has been using vSphere in evaluation mode and now wants to deploy anenvironment that provides the same features.Which edition of vSphere provides similar functionality to evaluation mode?


Options are :

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

Answer : Enterprise Plus

What action should an administrator take to store ESXi 5.x host system logs centrally?


Options are :

  • Configure vCenter Server to automatically export log files to a syslog server at regular intervals.
  • Configure the syslog server to import log files from each ESXi host at regular intervals
  • Configure vCenter Server to send all log information to a syslog server.
  • Configure each ESXi host to send all log information to a syslog server. (Correct)

Answer : Configure each ESXi host to send all log information to a syslog server.

A vSphere administrator is attempting to upgrade an ESXi host using vSphere Update Manager.The administrator has attached the baseline and remediated the host. Update Manager reports theremediation process has completed successfully. However, upon inspection the host is notupgraded.What is the most likely reason for this issue?


Options are :

  • The ESXi host has less than 10MB free in its /tmp directory. (Correct)
  • The Update Manager service has not been configured with root level access to the host.
  • The user performing the upgrade has insufficient privileges.
  • The baseline has been configured using an invalid ISO image.

Answer : The ESXi host has less than 10MB free in its /tmp directory.

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 3

A user has submitted a trouble ticket complaining that the email server VM has become verysluggish. After looking at the logs, the vSphere administrator suspects the iSCSI network isexperiencing congestion.What esxtop statistic should the administrator examine in order to validate that the guest OS isexperiencing performance degradation?


Options are :

  • GAVG/wr (Correct)
  • PKTRXMUL/s
  • PATH
  • %ACTV

Answer : GAVG/wr

Which condition would prevent an administrator from unmounting a VMFS datastore?


Options are :

  • The datastore is being managed by Storage DRS. (Correct)
  • The datastore is mounted by multiple hosts.
  • The datastore contains vCenter Server templates.
  • The storage backing the datastore is detached.

Answer : The datastore is being managed by Storage DRS.

What are two features provided by VMFS5? (Choose two.)A. Support for greater than 2TB storage devices for only VMFS and Physical RDMsB. Support for up to 32 extentsC. Support for greater than 2TB storage devices for VMFS, Physical and Virtual RDMsD. Support for up to 64 extents


Options are :

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

Answer : B,C

VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 9

Why would a vSphere administrator configure resource shares for a virtual machine?


Options are :

  • To prioritize access to a resource at all times
  • To prioritize access to a resource during contention (Correct)
  • To guarantee access to a resource during contention
  • To guarantee access to a resource at all times

Answer : To prioritize access to a resource during contention

An administrator needs to configure vFlash Read Cache to improve performance.What would benefit the most from enabling vFlash Read Cache?


Options are :

  • Database virtual machines
  • Web Server virtual machines (Correct)
  • Virtual machines replicated with vSphere Replication
  • Virtual machines migrated using Storage vMotion

Answer : Web Server virtual machines

A host in a 4-node HA\DRS cluster has failed. HA initiates restart tasks for the virtual machines onthe remaining hosts in the cluster but half of them fail to restart.What is the likely reason virtual machines fail to restart?


Options are :

  • Storage vMotion has failed on the datastore containing the virtual machines preventing them from migrating.
  • The vMotion network has failed on the remaining hosts preventing the virtual machines from migrating.
  • HA admission control is blocking the restart of the virtual machines due to insufficient resources to support the configured failover level of the cluster (Correct)
  • The failed host was the Master host in the cluster and no other hosts are able to perform the necessary HA function to restart the virtual machines.

Answer : HA admission control is blocking the restart of the virtual machines due to insufficient resources to support the configured failover level of the cluster

VCPVCD510 VMware Certified Professional 5 IAAS Practice Exam Set 1

An administrator needs to provide a report that will help managers better understand how all oftheir virtual machines are sized.Which report within vCenter Operations Manager should the administrator provide?


Options are :

  • Virtual Machine Capacity Overview Report
  • Undersized Virtual Machines Report
  • Virtual Machine Optimization Report (Correct)
  • Configured Host or Cluster Capacity Report

Answer : Virtual Machine Optimization Report

A vSphere administrator finds a HA/DRS cluster status has turned RED indicating a degradedstate.What is the likely reason for the indication?


Options are :

  • The cluster is currently electing a Master host and is unavailable to perform HA functions.
  • Incompatible CPU generations between hosts are preventing DRS migrations.
  • The cluster does not have enough resources to satisfy the reservations of all resource pools and virtual machines.
  • The cluster enabled for HA has lost resources and is unable to fulfill its failover requirements. (Correct)

Answer : The cluster enabled for HA has lost resources and is unable to fulfill its failover requirements.

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