VCP550D Practice Test | Which two precautions should a vSphere…

Question: 12

Which two precautions should a vSphere administrator take before increasing the size of a VMFS datastore? (Choose two.)

A. Unmount the datastore
B. Perform a rescan to ensure that all hosts see the most current storage
C. Quiesce I/O on all disks involved
D. Shut down all virtual machines stored in the datastore

Answer: B, C

VCP550D | An administrator needs to deploy several virtual…

Question: 11

An administrator needs to deploy several virtual machines. Storage contention between the virtual machines should be managed by the VMkernel. Some of the virtual machines will use MSCS and should be highly available across the ESXi 5.5 hosts. Which two storage options meet these requirements? (Choose two.)

A. iSCSI
B. NFS
C. Fibre Channel
D. vSAN

Answer: A,C

VCP550D | An administrator is upgrading a vSphere Distributed…

Question: 7

An administrator is upgrading a vSphere Distributed Switch. The existing switch is version 5.0 and the administrator wants to upgrade to the latest version possible. The environment contains several ESXi 5.1 hosts. Which two options are available to ensure that the upgraded switch will be compatible with these hosts? (Choose two.)

A. Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.5
B. Upgrade the ESXi 5.1 hosts to version 5.5, then upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.5
C. Upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.1
D. Upgrade the ESXi host switches to 5.5, then upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switch to 5.5

Answer: B,C

VCP550D | Immediately after installing an ESXi host…

Question: 6

Immediately after installing an ESXi host, an administrator needs to examine the following log files:

  • /var/log/hostd.log
  • /var/log/vmkernel.log
  • /var/log/vpxa.log

Which two connections would allow an administrator to examine these files? (Choose two.)

A. Connecting to the Direct Console User Interface
B. Attaching a vSphere Client directly to the ESXi host
C. Attaching the vSphere Web Client directly to the ESXi host
D. Attaching the vSphere Client to the vCenter Server managing the ESXi host

Answer: A,B

VCP550D|A small company wants to use VMware products for its production systems

Question: 3

A small company wants to use VMware products for its production systems. The system administrator needs to recommend a solution that will deliver High Availability to the company’s production applications. What is minimum vSphere offering that will support this requirement?

A. vSphere Essentials
B. vSphere Essentials Plus
C. vSphere Hypervisor
D. vSphere Standard

Answer: B

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