Which three items can be viewed from the Network Adapters section of the Configuration tab, using the vSphere

An administrator wants to determine the current network adapter configuration for an uplink on an ESXi 5.x host.

Which three items can be viewed from the Network Adapters section of the Configuration tab, using the vSphere Client? (Choose three.)

A.
VLAN configuration

B.
Adapter Driver

C.
Actual speed and duplex

D.
Adapter Name

E.
vSwitch configuration

13 Comments on “Which three items can be viewed from the Network Adapters section of the Configuration tab, using the vSphere

  1. asmemsi says:

    But does that column on screenshot from JefC count as vSwitch “configuration” – it only shows the assigned vSwitch, doesn’t really show how it’s configured? The driver is the title itself in bold, as in “Gigabit VT Quad Port Server Adapter”

    No?

  2. GWE says:

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-50-networking-guide.pdf

    Page 11:

    View Network Adapter Information in the vSphere Client
    For each physical network adapter on the host, you can view information such as the speed, duplex, and
    observed IP ranges.
    Procedure
    1 Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Hosts and Clusters inventory view.
    2 Select the host in the inventory pane.
    3 Click the Configuration tab, and click Network Adapters.
    The network adapters panel shows the following information.
    Table 2-1. Network Adapter Parameters
    Option Description
    Device Name of the network adapter.
    Speed Actual speed and duplex of the network adapter.
    Configured Configured speed and duplex of the network adapter.
    Switch vSphere standard switch or vSphere distributed switch that
    the network adapter is associated with.
    Observed IP ranges IP addresses that the network adapter is likely to have access
    to.
    Wake on LAN supported Network adapter ability to support Wake on the LAN.

  3. Gary says:

    Why can I see adapter drivers too in above given screenshot? Isn’t Netextreme Broadcom II BCM 5708 a driver? In that case isn’t B also correct? Shouldn’t be BCD and CDE both be correct?

  4. Nick says:

    This question is weird.

    Because you can clearly see the drivers in the screen shot. It’s actually BCDE.

    Hopefully I don’t see this on the test in 2 days. Won’t know what the real answer is.

  5. Rich says:

    Though I think VMWare is looking for C,D,E, technically E is wrong. You can see which vSwitch the adapter is connected to, but you cannot see the vSwitch configuration.

    On the other hand, the name of the Adapter type really isn’t exactly the same as the adapter driver itself.

    So technically only C & D are correct.

    But this test doesn’t seem to testing on what’s technically correct, it’s more about word games.


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