VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy [V7.1] Quiz Questions and Answers

A company runs a fast-growing international business and wants to be able to dynamically deploy to cross-region data centers being added or expanded around the globe every three to six months. What is the recommended approach to achieve this goal?

Answer :
  • Use the vRealize CloudClient to manage provisioned machines.

Which role should be associated with this security group?

Answer :
  • D. 

A financial services company has mandated that all IP and DNS entries be allocated from an existing third-party IPAM solution. Also, for auditing purposes, all systems must handle user authentication via the existing open source LDAP directory. When considering a logical design for this scenario, which is true about the dependency relationships of these systems?

Answer :
  • The LDAP system is an upstream dependency and the LDAP system is a downstream dependency of vRealize Automation.

Which three privileges are assigned to a fabric administrator in a vRealize Automation solution? (Choose three.)

Answer :
  • manage property groups and machine prefixes and the property dictionary that are used across all tenants and business groups
  • define cost profiles for compute resources of their fabric group
  • create and manage the reservations and policies associated with the physical resources for their fabric group

A bank has requested assistance with developing a backup design for its vRealize Automation platform. They would like system backups to be crash-consistent in the event of an outage. What are three guidelines that should be followed when planning these backups? (Choose three.)

Answer :
  • Minimize the number of active transactions before beginning a backup. Plan a regular backup for when the system is least active.
  • When backing up the complete system, back up all instances of the vRealize Automation appliance and databases as close to each other as possible, preferably within seconds.
  • Create a backup of instances of the vRealize Automation appliance and the IaaS components when updating certificates.

The operations team is receiving three new interns from the New College Associate program. The interns should be able to connect and work in the company’s vRealize Automation environment while maintaining compliance with corporate safety and security regulations. Which recommendation should the architect make to meet the needs of the scenario?

Answer :
  • Add the Interns to the operations group entitlement. Remove the interns’ access to non-essential actions.

A company is in the initial stage of planning a vRealize Automation project for its cloud datacenter. It wants to provide self-service provisioning of applications based on templates created by IT and application subject matter experts. Security policy will be predefined by the security team and applied dynamically as new application instances are provisioned. The existing private cloud infrastructure will be utilized to host this, along with existing Active Directory and other common infrastructure such as the enterprise IP address management system. Which are two design constraints in this scenario? (Choose two.)

Answer :
  • There may be insufficient capacity.
  • The existing IP address management system must be used.

An architect is designing for the ability to deploy a maximum of 9,000 managed machines and 300 catalog items in a vRealize Automation (vRA) environment. Which vRA deployment method would meet this requirement while keeping the number of machines to a minimum?

Answer :
  • Small

A company has the full VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) stack deployed and is now considering Amazon Web Services (EC2). The vRealize Automation (vRA) architect needs to integrate an Amazon test account to perform testing. What should the architect do to move forward with the initiative?

Answer :
  • Create an Openstack endpoint and connect it to Amazon’s cloud.

The security team at a company wants to allow architects to leverage existing and on-demand security components for their vSphere environment. What are the minimum infrastructure components and/or extensibility add-ons required to achieve this goal?

Answer :
  • One vSphere and one vRealize Orchestrator endpoint, plus the NSX plug-in for vRealize Orchestrator.