What are the installation requirements of vCenter Server 5? (Choose Two)
Must be in a VM
DNS Entry needs to be correct (FQDN must resolve to the vCenter IP)
No NAT (Network Address Translation) use between vCenter and ESXi for communication
vCenter needs to be installed on a domain
THIS question is on the test – it may not be in this format – the poster wasn’t sure but please post opinions to:
11-28 Answers provided based off kb article below:
NOTE: Question is asking about MUST installation requirements not best practices so Answer A wouldnt be correct and vCenter DOESN’T have to be on a domain.
See: Installing vCenter Server 5.0 best practices http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2003790 and page 193-194 on vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-50-installation-setup-guide.pdf
* Verify that the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the system where you are installing vCenter Server is resolvable. To check that the FQDN is resolvable, type nslookup <vCenter_Server_fqdn> at a command line prompt. If the FQDN is resolvable, the nslookup command returns the IP and name of the domain controller machine.
* Verify that no Network Address Translation (NAT) exists between the vCenter Server system and the hosts it will manage.
* Make sure the system on which you are installing vCenter Server is not an Active Directory domain controller. Installing vCenter Server on a domain controller is not supported.