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For a list of all objectives see the VCP5 page.

Objective 6.3 – Perform Basic vSphere Storage Troubleshooting

Verify storage configuration (similar as vSphere 4.x)

See the vSphere Troubleshooting guide (page 45). A minimum of storage enterprise knowledge is also required.

Troubleshoot storage contention issues (similar as vSphere 4.x)

See the vSphere Troubleshooting guide (page 45) and vSphere Storage guide (page 24).

Troubleshoot storage over-commitment issues (similar as vSphere 4.x)

See the vSphere Storage guide (page 183) and VCP5 Exam Prep – Part 3.1 (in the thin provisioning points).

Troubleshoot iSCSI software initiator configuration issues (similar as vSphere 4.x)

See the vSphere Storage guide (page 107). Also a networking check could be useful.

Troubleshoot Storage Reports and Storage Maps (similar as vSphere 4.x)

See Using VMware vSphere Storage Views.

Identify the root cause of a storage issue based on troubleshooting information (similar as vSphere 4.x)

See the vSphere Troubleshooting guide (page 45).

Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (2908 Posts)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-18. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-18. Nutanix NTC 2014-18. PernixPro 2014-16. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.


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