VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 5

Which conditions are true regarding an ESXi 5.x host placed into maintenance mode while a member of a DRS cluster? (Choose two.)
A. If the DRS cluster is in partially automated mode and vMotion is configured, its virtual machines will be moved automatically to other hosts in the cluster.
B. If the DRS cluster is in fully automated mode and vMotion is configured, its virtual machines will be moved automatically to other hosts in the cluster.
C. If the DRS cluster is in partially automated mode and vMotion is configured, its virtual machines that have a high restart priority will be migrated to other hosts in the cluster.
D. All the virtual machines on the host must be migrated or powered off before the ESXi host will complete entering maintenance mode.


Options are :

  • AB
  • BD (Correct)
  • CD
  • AC

Answer : BD

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 iSCSI LUNs
  • Maximum number of paths to an iSCSI RDM (Correct)
  • Maximum number of iSCSI paths on a host

Answer : Maximum number of paths to an iSCSI RDM

VCPN610 VMware Certified Professional Network Virtual Test Set 2

An administrator is performing upgrades to ESXi 5.x from ESX 3.x and ESX 4.x hosts. What is true about this procedure?


Options are :

  • A direct, in-place upgrade can be performed only on ESX 4.1 and later hosts.
  • ESX 3.x hosts can be upgraded, but require an upgrade to 4.x before 5.x. (Correct)
  • A direct, in-place upgrade can be performed only on ESX 4.5 and later hosts.
  • A direct, in-place upgrade can be performed only on ESX 3.5 and later hosts.

Answer : ESX 3.x hosts can be upgraded, but require an upgrade to 4.x before 5.x.

What differentiates a private cloud from a vSphere Infrastructure?


Options are :

  • A private cloud requires pooled resources including storage and networking. (Correct)
  • vSphere Infrastructure assumes a secure location for the workloads.
  • vSphere Infrastructure allows consumption of resources over open standards.
  • A private cloud assumes the consumer will maintain their portion of the infrastructure.

Answer : A private cloud requires pooled resources including storage and networking.

Which is the most secure method of connecting to an iSCSI storage array using an independent hardware iSCSI adapter?


Options are :

  • One-way CHAP (Correct)
  • Mutual CHAP
  • Per-target CHAP
  • Per-subnet CHAP

Answer : One-way CHAP

VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 8

When an explicit failover order has been configured on a virtual switch with multiple uplinks, what determines which uplink is used when a failover event occurs?


Options are :

  • The first available uplink that reports a positive link state.
  • The reported uptime for the surviving uplinks.
  • The next available uplink on the list. (Correct)
  • The uplink with the shortest route.

Answer : The next available uplink on the list.

Users are complaining that they cannot access their files on a file server virtual machine. The vSphere Client shows that a triggered alarm stating disk latency is beyond the default threshold for the datastore where the file server virtual machine is located. The path selection policy has been set by the ESXi host to Fixed with default path settings. Which two options could be used to increase performance of the file server virtual machine? (Choose two.)
A. Use disk shares to increase the priority for the datastore housing the file server virtual machine.
B. Use vMotion to reloacte the VM to an ESXi host with loser HBA saturation.
C. Change the path selection policy to Round Robin.
D. Change the path selection policy to Most Recently Used (MRU).


Options are :

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

Answer : BC

When PSA is coordinating the VMware NMP and any installed third-party MPPs, the MPPs perform which task?


Options are :

  • Implement logical device bandwidth sharing
  • Handle I/O queueing to the logical devices
  • Provide logical device and physical path I/O statistics
  • Manage physical path claiming and unclaiming (Correct)

Answer : Manage physical path claiming and unclaiming

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 5

When creating a dvPort group, which port binding option assigns a port to a virtual machine when the virtual machine is first powered on?


Options are :

  • Static binding
  • Flexible
  • Ephemeral
  • Dynamic binding (Correct)

Answer : Dynamic binding

A new ESXi 5.x host is set up with two virtual machines. A memory limit is applied so that users will have predictable performance as virtual machines are added to the host. What is the effect of applying a memory limit to these virtual machines?


Options are :

  • No physical memory will be granted above the limit, but VSWP can be used. (Correct)
  • No physical memory will be granted above the limit, unless expandableVM shares are set to high.
  • Physical memory will be granted above the limit under normal conditions. Disk pages will be used if contention occurs.
  • Physical memory will be granted above the limit under normal conditions, unless physical memory runs out.

Answer : No physical memory will be granted above the limit, but VSWP can be used.

Which are the correct parameters to specify when adding an iSCSI target to an ESXi 5.x host using the Static Discovery tab?


Options are :

  • iSCSI server ip address, port 902
  • iSCSI server ip address, port 3260
  • iSCSI server ip address, port 902, iSCSI target name
  • iSCSI server ip address, port 3260, iSCSI target name (Correct)

Answer : iSCSI server ip address, port 3260, iSCSI target name

VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 7

Which two options cannot be edited if vApp Options is disabled in the Options tab of a virtual machine that is part of a vApp? (Choose two.)
A. Transient IP Addresses
B. Configure OVF properties
C. IPv6 Protocol
D. IPv4 Protocol


Options are :

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

Answer : AB

An administrator decides to implement a Fixed multipathing policy for an ESXi 5.x host with four available paths to one VMFS datastore. After the policy has been enabled for the datastore, how many paths will have an active status by default?


Options are :

  • 4 (Correct)
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2

Answer : 4

An administrator is updating a program running on a virtual machine. The update file has been downloaded as an .iso file and placed on a shared NFS datastore. An attempt to mount the .iso file to the virtual machine fails, but subsequent testing shows that the .iso file can be mounted to a virtual 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 :

  • Reboot all ESXi hosts in the cluster where the affected virtual machine is running.
  • Refresh all datastores on the ESXi host running the affected VM. (Correct)
  • Rescan all datastores on the ESXi host running the affected VM.
  • 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.

VCPN610 VMware Certified Professional Network Virtual Test Set 1

Which two conditions could prevent HA from powering on a virtual machine? (Choose two.)
A. There is not enough free memory to meet the guests memory reservation.
B. The virtual machine has been assigned a required affinity rule.
C. Strict admission control is disabled for the HA cluster.
D. The vCenter is hosted on the ESXi host that failed.


Options are :

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

Answer : AB

Which two migration techniques can be used together to move a running virtual machine to a local datastore on a different server? (Choose two.)
A. Cold migration
B. Storage vMotion
C. vMotion
D. vSphere Clone


Options are :

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

Answer : BC

In vSphere, a bound physical NIC can be configured to transmit and receive jumbo frames. What is the default maximum transmission unit (MTU) in vSphere?


Options are :

  • 1500 (Correct)
  • 5500
  • 9000
  • 9500

Answer : 1500

VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 7

In a vSphere HA cluster, what is the maximum number of point-to-point communication links to the slaves does each master maintain?


Options are :

  • 32 (Correct)
  • 64
  • 512
  • 1024

Answer : 32

On which two vSphere elements can traffic shaping be configured? (Choose two.)
A. On a vSphere Distributed Switch dvPort for inbound and/or outbound traffic
B. On a vSphere Distributed Switch for inbound and/or outbound traffic
C. On a vSphere Standard Switch port group or the entire vSwitch for inbound traffic
D. On a vSphere Standard Switch port group or the entire vSwitch for inbound and outbound traffic


Options are :

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

Answer : AB

During peak operating hours, an administrator finds that a business-critical application running in a virtual machine is not performing as well as during normal hours. Which memory management method can be used to guarantee that the application performs well at all times?


Options are :

  • Set a reservation equal to the average memory utilization of the virtual machine 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.
  • Check the Reserve all guest memory checkbox. (Correct)
  • Set a reservation equal to the installed memory of the ESXi host running the application.

Answer : Check the Reserve all guest memory checkbox.

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 4

A vSphere environment is created with two virtual machines, VM23 and VM43. Each virtual machine has an instance of the front-end web application for the company's manufacturing management database. A physical load-balancer is configured for the application. Which type of DRS rule should be implemented for VM23 and VM43?


Options are :

  • Separate Virtual Machines (Correct)
  • Virtual Machines to Hosts
  • Host DRS Groups
  • Keep Virtual Machines Together

Answer : Separate Virtual Machines

Which three services will continue to function when vCenter Server is unavailable? (Choose three.)
A. Storage DRS
B. Fault Tolerance (FT)
C. vMotion
D. Thin Provisioning
E. High Availability


Options are :

  • ABC
  • BDE (Correct)
  • BCD
  • CDE

Answer : BDE

A request has been made to the SAN administrator to provision a new LUN. A LUN (LUN 6) is created, and the SAN administrator presents the LUN to an ESXi 5.x host, using the storage array SAN management software. The administrator looks at the Storage configuration for the ESXi host, and does not see the new LUN. Other LUNs from the same storage array are visible. Which two conditions are most likely to cause the error described? (Choose two.)
A. The administrator has not performed a Rescan All on the ESXi host.
B. The multipathing policy has been set to Fixed for the LUN.
C. Zoning on the Fibre Channel switches is not configured correctly.
D. The LUN was not presented to the correct ESXi host.


Options are :

  • AD (Correct)
  • AB
  • BC
  • CD

Answer : AD

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 6

A database administrator has reported periodic poor performance on a particular virtual machine. The virtual machine administrator has noticed a significant drop in performance when utilized memory exceeds 1GB. What does this indicate and what could be checked next?


Options are :

  • The application problems are definitely due to a non-memory-related problem. CPU affinity settings should be checked for this virtual machine.
  • The application problems are definitely due to a non-memory-related problem. CPU utilization should be checked next, using Windows Task Manager.
  • The virtual machine might not have physical memory available. Compression and swap activity on the ESXi host should be checked next. (Correct)
  • The virtual machine might not have physical memory available. Ensure the memory limit on the VM is set to 0 MB.

Answer : The virtual machine might not have physical memory available. Compression and swap activity on the ESXi host should be checked next.

What would be a valid reason to enable traffic shaping?


Options are :

  • Limiting the bandwidth of a FTP server (Correct)
  • Restricting the load on a IDS server
  • Limiting the bandwidth used by an independent hardware iSCSI adapter
  • Improving the performance of a CPU-intensive application server

Answer : Limiting the bandwidth of a FTP server

Users have reported performance issues with an application running on a Windows VM. Performance analysis shows high CPU activity on the ESXi host but low CPU activity on the Windows VM. A high value in which overview graph and counter on the virtual machine's Performance tab would confirm the results of the performance analysis?


Options are :

  • CPU (%) / Wait
  • CPU Usage (Mhz) / Wait
  • CPU Usage (Mhz) / Ready
  • CPU (%) / Ready (Correct)

Answer : CPU (%) / Ready

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 2

Which option could be used for vSphere HA heartbeats?


Options are :

  • An iSCSI LUN used for booting the master ESXi host.
  • An iSCSI LUN backing an RDM connected over 10GB Ethernet.
  • An NFS datastore shared with the all hosts, sync, no_root_squash and read only options
  • A Fibre Channel LUN on an 8GB active/active array backing a VMFS5 datastore. (Correct)

Answer : A Fibre Channel LUN on an 8GB active/active array backing a VMFS5 datastore.

The performance graph for a virtual machine with 1GB of RAM shows the Swap In rate to be 150 MBps and the Balloon value to be at 0 MB. Users of the virtual machine are complaining that performance is slow. Which two actions could increase performance of the virtual machine? (Choose two.)
A. Install the VMMEMCTL driver on the ESXi host.
B. Increase the memory share value for this virtual machine.
C. Install VMware Tools into this virtual machine.
D. Disable swapping in the virtual machine operating system.


Options are :

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

Answer : BC

Which two components can be installed in monitored virtual machines to trigger vSphere HA Application Monitoring? (Choose two.)
A. A custom script utilizing the appmonitor executable
B. Tne vSphere Fault Tolerant agent
C. Third-party utilities such as Neverfail or ApplicationHA
D. The vSphere HA application agent


Options are :

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

Answer : AC

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 6

What are two considerations when using resource pools in a vSphere cluster? (Choose two.)
A. Default shares are equal for all sibling resource pools, regardless of virtual machines or child pools
B. By default, Reservations can be exceeded
C. vMotion must be setup prior to creating Resource Pools
D. DRS rules cannot violate Resource Pool membership


Options are :

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

Answer : AB

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