VMware Interview Questions

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These common VMware interview questions can boost your confidence for your upcoming interview and help you get your dream job.

Basic questions

  1. What is VMware?
  2. What are the different types of virtualization available?
  3. What are the components of a VMware vSphere infrastructure?
  4. What is the difference between ESXi and vCenter?
  5. What is the difference between a Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisor?
  6. What are the benefits of using VMware virtualization?

Intermediate Questions :

  1. What is VMotion and how does it work?
  2. What is VMware HA and how does it work?
  3. What is VMware FT and how does it work?
  4. What is VMware DRS and how does it work?
  5. What is VMware vSAN and how does it work?
  6. What are the different types of VMware storage (NFS, iSCSI, vSAN)?
  7. What are the different types of VMware networking (vSwitch, distributed vSwitch, port group)?

Advance questions

  1. What is VMware PowerCLI and how do you use it?
  2. What is VMware vRealize Suite and what are the different components?
  3. How would you troubleshoot a VM that is not booting up?
  4. How would you troubleshoot a VM that is not performing well?
  5. How would you migrate a VM from one ESXi host to another without downtime?
  6. How would you design a VMware vSphere infrastructure for a high-availability environment?
  7. You should also ask the candidate about their experience with VMware troubleshooting and performance tuning.

In addition to these questions, you may also want to ask the candidate about their experience with specific VMware products and technologies, such as:

  • VMware vSphere Cloud Provider Software (VCPS)
  • VMware NSX
  • VMware Workspace ONE
  • VMware vSAN
  • VMware Cloud Foundation

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