what are three true statements about quiescing virtual machine snapshots?

what are three true statements about quiescing virtual machine snapshots?(Choose three)

A.
VMware Tools is not required for quiescing to be successful.

B.
The operation ensures that the snapshot includes a power state.

C.
The operation may alter the behaviour of applications within the virtual machine.

D.
The operation ensures all pending disk I/O operations are written to disk.

E.
VMware Tools is required for quiescing to be successful.

Explanation:

See:
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1015180
Quiescing doesn’t allow you to capture a powerstate – the snapshot does that… Quiescing only affect applications in I/O within the VM.
This is why if you snapshot a VM that is running without VMware tools it will snapshot but can also break the VM. For example try snapshotting active directory VM without VMware tools. Eventually it will break it if won’t the first time.

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