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VCP5 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide: Exam VCP-510

VCP5 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Study Guide: Exam VCP-510

Brian Atkinson

ISBN: 978-1-118-18112-6

May 2012

816 pages

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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
If you want the best preparation for the VCP5-DCV exam, this is the study guide you need.

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Introduction xxxiii

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

Index 723

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119Text 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.

4195Text 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:

" are choosing the options to move all virtual machines connected to the virtual machine port group on a dvSwitch to a vSwitch."
8/1/121st & 2nd

5277Text 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."
8/1/121st & 2nd

9527Text 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.