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Chapter_5 - VCP: VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4...

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VCP: VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4 Study Guide
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Chapter 5 Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines and vApps 2
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Topics Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines. Managing Virtual Machines. Deploying vApps. 3
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VM Hardware Maximums A Subset of vSphere Maximums VM Hardware Maximum Configured Value RAM 255 GB. CPUs 8 SCSI adapters 4 SCSI disks 15 per virtual SCSI controller ; maximum of 60 SCSI disk capacity 2 TB minus 512 bytes IDE controllers 1 IDE devices 2 (master/slave), maximum of 4 per VM. Floppy controllers 1 per VM ; maximum of 2 floppy drives. NICs 10 Parallel ports is 3 Serial ports 4 Direct path devices 2 (per VM 4
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Creating a Virtual Machine Name the VM Designate a datastore Specify the OS Designate the hard drive 5
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Determining the Appropriate SCSI Adapter 6
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Determining Virtual Disk Type Type Capacity Disk Size Datastore Used Thick 100 GB 25 GB 100 GB Thin 100 GB 25 GB 25 GB 7
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Thin Disks Can be “inflated” to consume their full provisioned capacity. Can be converted to thick disks and back to thin disks via Storage VMotion. Can be specified during the cloning of a VM or the deployment of a VM from a template. Can be a mix of thin and thick disks on the same VM 8
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VMWare Tools include Device Drivers VM Monitoring vmmemctl (Balloon Driver) The Ability to Pause a VM’s Disk Activity Time Synchronization 9
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When might an upgrade of VMware Tools required? When ESX is upgraded
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