VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting [V7] Quiz Questions and Answers

In stretched clusters, what is the benefit of implementing a virtual witness rather than a physical witness?

Answer :
  • Reduced vSphere licensing

What is the purpose of slack space in vSAN?

Answer :
  • Allows for maintenance and failure operations

The objects on a 4-node vSAN cluster are assigned a RAID-5 policy. A network outage occurs causing host one to lose connectivity with the rest of the cluster. Seventy-five minutes elapse. What is the health state of the objects?

Answer :
  • Reduced availability

A vSAN 5-node cluster has two sets of VMs, each associated with a separate storage policy. -Group A (Storage Policy: FTT=0) -Group B (Storage Policy: FTT=2) What are the two possible results when two hosts in the vSAN cluster fail permanently? (Choose two)

Answer :
  • VMs in Group A might experience data inaccessibility
  • VMs in Group B might experience data loss

A 3-node vSAN cluster will take which two actions when a drive is physically removed from a vSAN node? (Choose two)

Answer :
  • Marks all components on that device as absent
  • Waits for the configured delay timer before rebuild

An organization is no longer compliant with security requirements because a vSphere administrator disabled encryption on a vSAN cluster. Which vCenter Server role ensures only authorized vSphere administrators have access to encryption functionality?

Answer :
  • No cryptography administrator

vCenter Server is offline. What are the two ways to check the health of a vSAN cluster? (Choose two)

Answer :
  • vSphere Host Client
  • esxcli

What are the two purposes of a vSAN storage policy? (Choose two)

Answer :
  • Determine how storage objects are provisioned
  • Guarantee the required level of service

An administrator wishes to prevent notifications of vSAN Health status during a scheduled maintenance window. What can be done to achieve this?

Answer :
  • Disable SNMP service

Which VM file type resides in the VM home namespace object on a vSAN datastore?

Answer :
  • .vmx