VCP5 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide: Exam VCP-510
The VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5—Datacenter Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) certification is the most desired certification for virtualization professionals, and this study guide covers all the requirements for the exam. Skill in virtualization is a top priority for companies when hiring IT staff, and VMware skills are in high demand. Part of the highly acclaimed Sybex Study Guide series, this comprehensive book guides you through planning, installing, and upgrading ESXi; configuring networking, storage, and vCenter Server; deploying and managing virtual machines, and much more.
- Virtualization skills are in high demand by employers, and the VCP5-DCV certification enhances your marketability as an IT professional
- This Sybex Study Guide helps prepare you to successfully complete all parts of the exam
- Covers all aspects of ESXi planning, installation, upgrading, configuration, troubleshooting, and alarm management
- Includes 100% coverage of the exam objectives, real world scenarios, hands-on exercises, challenging review questions, bonus practice exams, and electronic flashcards
Assessment Test liii
Chapter 1 What’s New in vSphere 5 1
Chapter 2 Plan, Install, Configure, and Upgrade vCenter Server and VMware ESXi 27
Chapter 3 Secure vCenter Server and ESXi and Identify vSphere Architecture and Solutions 95
Chapter 4 Plan and Configure vSphere Networking 143
Chapter 5 Plan and Configure vSphere Storage 219
Chapter 6 Create and Deploy Virtual Machines and vApps 299
Chapter 7 Manage and Administer Virtual Machines and vApps 373
Chapter 8 Establish Service Levels with Cluster, Fault Tolerance, and Resource Pools 421
Chapter 9 Maintain Service Levels 499
Chapter 10 Perform Basic Troubleshooting 593
Chapter 11 Monitor a vSphere Implementation and Manage vCenter Server Alarms 641
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 703
Appendix B About the Additional Study Tools 719
Brian Atkinson is a senior systems engineer with 15 years of experience in the IT field. For the past six years, he has been focused on virtualization and storage solutions. Brian has been awarded the VMware vExpert designation from VMware for 2009, 2010, and 2011. He is a VMware Technology Network (VMTN) moderator and guru. He maintains his personal blog in the VMTN communities at communities.vmware.com/blogs/vmroyale/.
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|1||19||Text correction: Error under vCenter Server Appliance
The first sentence of the second paragraph under the heading vCenter Server Appliance, beginning "Limitations of the vCenter Server Appliance..." contains an error.
Delete "no IPv6 support".
IPv6 is supported by the vCenter Server Appliance.
|4||195||Text correction: Error in discussion of Exercise 4.18
In the first paragraph following the numbered steps, the second sentence, regarding steps 13 and 14, should read:
"...you are choosing the options to move all virtual machines connected to the virtual machine port group on a dvSwitch to a vSwitch."
|8/1/12||1st & 2nd|
|5||277||Text correction: Error in Table 5.7, ESXi hardware requirements for VSA
The entry under VSA cluster requirements for RAID should read:
"VMware recommends a RAID5, RAID6, or RAID10 configuration."
|8/1/12||1st & 2nd|
|9||527||Text correction: Omitted command in Exercise 9.9
Step 22 instructs the reader to enter a command, but due to an editorial error the command was omitted.
$VM.RemoveAllSnapshots(0) is the command that should follow step 22.
Sybex, an imprint of Wiley, announces the availability of VCP5: VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide: Exam VCP-510 (Wiley; 978-1-118-18112-6; May 2012). Complete coverage of the new VCP5 exam blueprint, real world scenarios, hands-on exercises, challenging review questions, bonus practice exams and electronic flashcards, makes this the ideal study guide for candidates seeking VCP5 certification.
Written by seasoned VMware professional, Brian Atkinson, this new addition to the highly acclaimed Sybex Study Guide series provides comprehensive coverage of this important certification for IT professionals. Holding the VCP3, VCP4 and VCP5 certifications and awarded the vExpert designation from VMware in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, Atkinson guides candidates through the ins and outs of configuring and maintaining vSphere 5. With 100% exam objective coverage, as well as robust hands-on labs designed to give readers both the practice needed for the exam, as well as practical skills for the real world, VCP5: VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide is an invaluable resource for VCP5 candidates. Coverage includes:
- Planning, Installing, and Upgrading ESX/ESXi
- Configuring ESXi Networking
- Configuring ESXi Storage
- Installing and Configuring vCenter Server
- Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines and vApps
- Managing Compliance
- Establishing Service Levels
- Performing Basic Troubleshooting and Alarm Management
Skills in virtualization is a top priority for companies when hiring IT staff, and vSphere 5 skills are in particular high demand. VCP5: VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide is the perfect certification guide for professionals who want to advance their careers in one of the most fascinating and powerful technologies available today. VCP5: VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide is now available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide in both print and all e-book formats. For a full list of retailers, visit www.wiley.com/buy/9781118181126.