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30 Important Virtualization-VMware Interview Questions with Answers

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vmware_view_pilot1. VMWare Kernel is a Proprietary Kenral and is not based on any of the UNIX operating systems, it's a kernel developed by VMWare Company.

2. The VMKernel can't boot it by itself, so that it takes the help of the 3rd party operating system. In VMWare case the kernel is booted by RedHat Linux operating system which is known as service console.

3. The service console is developed based up on Redhat Linux Operating system, it is used to manage the VMKernel

4. To restart webaccess service on vmware
service vmware-webaccess restart – this will restart apache tomcat app

5. To restart ssh service on vmware
service sshd restart

6. To restart host agent(vmware-hostd) on vmware esx server
service mgmt-vmware restart

7. Path for the struts-config.xml

Last Updated on Friday, 03 August 2012 12:57

15 General Virtualization-VMware ESX Interview Questions

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vmware_view_pilot1. Explain the physical topology of Virtual Infrastructure 3 Data Centre ?
2. How do you configure Clusters,Hosts,Resource Pools in VI3 ?
3. What are resource pools & whats the advantage of implementing them ?
4. Explain why Vmware ESX Server is preferred over Virtual Server or Workstation for enterprise implementation ?
5. In what different scenarios or methods can you manage a VI3 ?
6. Explain the difference between access through Virtual Infrastructure Client (vi client), Web access, Service Console access(ssh) ?
7. Explain advantages or features of Vmware Virtual Machine File System (VMFS) ?
8. What are the types of datastores supported in ESX3.0 ?
9. How can you configure these different types of datastores on ESX2.5 ?
10.What is Vmware Consolidate Backup (VCB) ? Explain your work exposure in this area ?

30 General Virtualization-VMware ESX 3.5 and Vsphere Interview Questions

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Interview1> What are the major differences between ESX 3.5 and Vsphere?
2> What is the procedure to upgrade from ESX 3.5 to Vsphere?
3> Will HA and DRS work if Vcenter goes down?
5> What is Vmotion?
6> What are the prerequisites to enable Vmotion?
7> Where do configure Vmotion-- Cluster Level, Host level....?
6> What are port groups?
7> How many default ports are created on installation of ESX 3.5?
6> What is default port number for iSCSI?
8> What are templates?
9> What are differences between convert to template and clone to a template options, for a VM?
10> What could be the maximum host failure in a cluster?
11> what is the difference between Vsphere( VI Client) client and Vcenter ?
12> What are the requirements to install Vcenter?
13> What is minimum hardware configurations to install Vcenter?
14> When you deploy 10 Virtual Machines from a template, and power up all the Virtual Machines simultaneously, will there be a IP conflict?

50 Common Virtualization Interview Questions

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Interview1. What is Virtualization?
2. What are the inherent benefits of virtualization?
3. What is a Hypervisor?
4. What is ESX Server?
5. What is Hyper-V?
6. What are a host, guest, and virtual machine?
7. What products are available for Server Virtualization?
8. What products are available for desktop virtualization?
9. What is the difference between ESX Server and VMware Server?
10. What is the difference between Hyper-V and Virtual Server?
11. What is the difference between emulation, native virtualization, and paravirtualization?
12. What are the different types of virtualization?
13. Why do I care that VMware ESX uses the VMFS?
14. How do I backup my virtual guest operating systems?
15. What are VMware VMotion & Storage VMotion (SVMotion)?

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