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Exam Preparation Tasks

Review All the Key Topics

Table 4-4 provides a reference to each of the key topics identified in this chapter. Take a few moments to review each of these specific items.

Table 4-4 Key Topics for Chapter 4

Key Topic Element

Description

Pages

Note

No IDE/ATA/USB support to store VMs

164

Figure 4-1

Displaying storage adapters

164

Note

LUN presentation

165

Figure 4-2

iSCSI LUNs that are available

165

Note

Parallel NFS not supported

167

Figure 4-3

Displaying iSCSI LUN paths

168

Figure 4-4

Using CLI to display storage device information

170

Figure 4-5

iSCSI initiators

170

Figure 4-6

Rescanning storage

171

Note

SAN booting, with each host having its own boot LUN

172

Bulleted list

vCenter Server storage filters

174

Figure 4-7

Enabling storage filter

175

Figure 4-8

Enabling a software iSCSI initiator

176

Note

iSCSI adapter reenabled after boot

177

Figure 4-9

Disabling software iSCSI initiator

177

Note

iSCSI ports in the same domain and subnet as adapters

178

Figure 4-10

Selecting the VMkernel port to bind

179

Note

Separate network adapter for iSCSI

179

Figure 4-11

iSCSI CHAP’s Edit button

181

Figure 4-12

CHAP setup options

182

Note

No support for modifying thin provisioning at a storage device

184

Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory

Print a copy of Appendix B, “Memory Tables” (found on the CD), or at least the section for this chapter, and complete the tables and lists from memory. Appendix C, “Memory Tables Answer Key,” also on the CD, includes completed tables and lists to check your work.

Definitions of Key Terms

Define the following key terms from this chapter and check your answers in the glossary.

  • Small Computer Systems Interface (SCSI)

  • Fibre Channel (FC)

  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)

  • Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)

  • Network File System (NFS)

  • Kerberos

  • Parallel NFS (pNFS)

  • software iSCSI initiator

  • independent hardware iSCSI initiator

  • dependent hardware iSCSI initiator

  • vCenter Server storage filters

  • Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)

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