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44) You are a systems administrator that manages a lab environment for your organization’s software developers and testers. You would like to reduce the amount of time and effort you spend on managing the lab environment while providing quicker deployments of new virtual machines.

a. Create a library of virtual machine templates and copy them to create new VMs

b. Invest in self-service virtualization provisioning systems

c. Give developers and testers permissions to create and deploy new VMs

d. Define standardized configurations for test environment virtual machines

e. All of the above

 

Answer: e

Explanation: All of these methods provide users with the ability to service their own requests with minimal IT oversight. You can also assign quotas to ensure that system resources are being used responsibly.

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