How much do you know about vSphere 6.5? Our latest version of the industry’s leading virtualization platform means customers can now manage and secure their applications in a common operating environment, across clouds and devices. Challenge yourself with this short vSphere 6.5 quiz.

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1. Which of the following statements apply to VMware vSphere 6.5? Choose one option below.

The correct answer is “A and B.”

vSphere 6.5 is required to leverage all the capabilities available in the latest release of vSAN, including vSAN Encryption. Moreover, vSphere 6.5 provides a seamless and integrated experience across your on-premises data center and VMware Cloud on AWS.

The correct answer is “A and B.”

vSphere 6.5 is required to leverage all the capabilities available in the latest release of vSAN, including vSAN Encryption. Moreover, vSphere 6.5 provides a seamless and integrated experience across your on-premises data center and VMware Cloud on AWS.

The correct answer is “A and B.”

vSphere 6.5 is required to leverage all the capabilities available in the latest release of vSAN, including vSAN Encryption. Moreover, vSphere 6.5 provides a seamless and integrated experience across your on-premises data center and VMware Cloud on AWS.

The correct answer is “A and B.”

vSphere 6.5 is required to leverage all the capabilities available in the latest release of vSAN, including vSAN Encryption. Moreover, vSphere 6.5 provides a seamless and integrated experience across your on-premises data center and VMware Cloud on AWS.

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2. Which of the following capabilities helps simplify the customer experience in vSphere 6.5?

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 elevates the customer experience to a new level. It provides exceptional management simplicity, operational efficiency and faster time to market.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 elevates the customer experience to a new level. It provides exceptional management simplicity, operational efficiency and faster time to market.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 elevates the customer experience to a new level. It provides exceptional management simplicity, operational efficiency and faster time to market.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 elevates the customer experience to a new level. It provides exceptional management simplicity, operational efficiency and faster time to market.

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3. True or false: vCenter Server 6.5 includes native backup and restore for the vCenter Server Appliance.

The correct answer is “True.”

This new, out-of-the box functionality enables users to back up vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller appliances directly from the VAMI or API. The backup fully supports vCenter Server Appliance instances with both embedded and external Platform Services Controller instances.

The correct answer is “True.”

This new, out-of-the box functionality enables users to back up vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller appliances directly from the VAMI or API. The backup fully supports vCenter Server Appliance instances with both embedded and external Platform Services Controller instances.

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4. Which of the following is now included in vCenter Server Appliance?

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vCenter Server Appliance is the fundamental building block of the vSphere 6.5 environment. Comparing to vSphere 5.5, it can provide up to 2 to 3 times greater performance.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vCenter Server Appliance is the fundamental building block of the vSphere 6.5 environment. Comparing to vSphere 5.5, it can provide up to 2 to 3 times greater performance.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vCenter Server Appliance is the fundamental building block of the vSphere 6.5 environment. Comparing to vSphere 5.5, it can provide up to 2 to 3 times greater performance.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vCenter Server Appliance is the fundamental building block of the vSphere 6.5 environment. Comparing to vSphere 5.5, it can provide up to 2 to 3 times greater performance.

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5. True or false: Using vSphere Integrated Containers requires process changes and new tooling to utilize enterprise containers side-by-side with virtual machines in an existing vSphere environment.

The correct answer is “False.”

vSphere 6.0 and above delivers VMware vSphere Integrated Containers, the easiest way for vSphere users to bring containers into an existing vSphere environment. Now there’s an enterprise container infrastructure to help IT Ops run both traditional and containerized applications side-by-side on a common platform.

The correct answer is “False.”

vSphere 6.0 and above delivers VMware vSphere Integrated Containers, the easiest way for vSphere users to bring containers into an existing vSphere environment. Now there’s an enterprise container infrastructure to help IT Ops run both traditional and containerized applications side-by-side on a common platform.

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6. Which of the following is a security capability delivered by vSphere 6.5?

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 natively secures data, infrastructure and access at scale via its operationally simple, policy-driven model. Protecting all three areas is essential for digital transformation and the evolution of any given business.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 natively secures data, infrastructure and access at scale via its operationally simple, policy-driven model. Protecting all three areas is essential for digital transformation and the evolution of any given business.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 natively secures data, infrastructure and access at scale via its operationally simple, policy-driven model. Protecting all three areas is essential for digital transformation and the evolution of any given business.

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

vSphere 6.5 natively secures data, infrastructure and access at scale via its operationally simple, policy-driven model. Protecting all three areas is essential for digital transformation and the evolution of any given business.

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7. Which of the following new vSphere 6.5 security capabilities ensures trust?

The correct answer is “Secure boot for ESXi.”

When you enable Secure Boot on an ESXi host unsigned code is not allowed to be installed or run. All code is validated using digital certificates, starting with the UEFI firmware validating the boot loader for ESXi. This provides a root of trust starting with the system BIOS.

The correct answer is “Secure boot for ESXi.”

When you enable Secure Boot on an ESXi host unsigned code is not allowed to be installed or run. All code is validated using digital certificates, starting with the UEFI firmware validating the boot loader for ESXi. This provides a root of trust starting with the system BIOS.

The correct answer is “Secure boot for ESXi.”

When you enable Secure Boot on an ESXi host unsigned code is not allowed to be installed or run. All code is validated using digital certificates, starting with the UEFI firmware validating the boot loader for ESXi. This provides a root of trust starting with the system BIOS.

The correct answer is “Secure boot for ESXi.”

When you enable Secure Boot on an ESXi host unsigned code is not allowed to be installed or run. All code is validated using digital certificates, starting with the UEFI firmware validating the boot loader for ESXi. This provides a root of trust starting with the system BIOS.

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8. Which new capability in vSphere 6.5 eliminates resource contention by preemptively rebalancing workloads in advance of demand spikes?

The correct answer is “Predictive DRS.”

Predictive load balancing, provided by Predictive DRS, is a game-changing new technology that leverages self-learning and predictive analytics provided by vSphere with Operations Management.

The correct answer is “Predictive DRS.”

Predictive load balancing, provided by Predictive DRS, is a game-changing new technology that leverages self-learning and predictive analytics provided by vSphere with Operations Management.

The correct answer is “Predictive DRS.”

Predictive load balancing, provided by Predictive DRS, is a game-changing new technology that leverages self-learning and predictive analytics provided by vSphere with Operations Management.

The correct answer is “Predictive DRS.”

Predictive load balancing, provided by Predictive DRS, is a game-changing new technology that leverages self-learning and predictive analytics provided by vSphere with Operations Management.

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9. True or false: Proactive High Availability in vSphere 6.5 triggers workloads to be live-migrated off servers where possible hardware failures are predicted to occur, over to ones that are in good standing.

The correct answer is “True.”

Proactive HA enables high availability for applications by moving workloads away from hardware that is likely to experience failure. The hardware signals to vSphere when possible problems are occurring, such as a malfunctioning fan or unreliable power supply.

The correct answer is “True.”

Proactive HA enables high availability for applications by moving workloads away from hardware that is likely to experience failure. The hardware signals to vSphere when possible problems are occurring, such as a malfunctioning fan or unreliable power supply.