ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 13

What does migrating from thick to thin LUNs involve?


Options are :

  • encapsulation
  • creating volume snapshots
  • attaching a plex (Correct)
  • array-level mirroring

Answer : attaching a plex

Which operation must be performed to change a layered volume to a non-layered volume?


Options are :

  • Convert the volume using the vxassist command (Correct)
  • Convert the volume using the vxcdsconvert command
  • Convert the volume using the vxrelayout command
  • Convert the volume using the vxedit command

Answer : Convert the volume using the vxassist command

At which point during the installation process do you register the product?


Options are :

  • during the bootstrap process
  • after connecting power and appropriate devices
  • during the Site Setup wizard (Correct)
  • after the Site Setup wizard

Answer : during the Site Setup wizard

Which command can be used to replace a failed or removed disk?


Options are :

  • vxdmpadm
  • vxdisksetup
  • vxdiskadm (Correct)
  • vxassist

Answer : vxdiskadm

Within a file system, mounted with -o ckptautomnt=ro and denoted by /mountpoint, in which directory will Storage Checkpoints be automatically mounted?


Options are :

  • /mountpoint/.snapshot
  • /mountpoint/lost+found/.snapshot
  • /mountpoint/.checkpoint (Correct)
  • /mountpoint/lost+found/.checkpoint

Answer : /mountpoint/.checkpoint

Which states are displayed in the output of vxprint? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • User
  • File System
  • Data
  • Kernel (Correct)
  • Volume (Correct)

Answer : Kernel Volume

In which two situations can FileSnap be used to create a space optimized copy of a file? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • within the same directory, original has another owner with 0400 permissions
  • between the primary fileset and a Storage Checkpoint on the same file system
  • within the same directory over an NFS exported Veritas File System (VxFS) (Correct)
  • between two different Veritas File Systems (VxFS) on the same host
  • between two different directories on the same file system (Correct)

Answer : within the same directory over an NFS exported Veritas File System (VxFS) between two different directories on the same file system

Which command is used to mirror all volumes from one disk to another?


Options are :

  • vxedit
  • . vxvol
  • vxdiskadm (Correct)
  • vxdiskpr

Answer : vxdiskadm

When running vxfilesnap or deduplication on an already compressed file, what will happen to the compressed extents?


Options are :

  • remain compressed and then shared (Correct)
  • become uncompressed and then shared
  • a copy of the uncompressed data will be made
  • a copy of the compressed data will be made

Answer : remain compressed and then shared

The upgrade scripts are being used to upgrade Volume Manager. Which file's existence would indicate that the upgrade_start script had been run, but the upgrade_finish has yet to be run?


Options are :

  • /etc/vx/.start_runed
  • /UPGRADE_START/.start_runed
  • /VXVM5.0-UPGRADE/.start_runed (Correct)
  • /etc/vx/.upgrade_runed

Answer : /VXVM5.0-UPGRADE/.start_runed

Which Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) object is mapped to a specific region of a physical disk?


Options are :

  • volume
  • plex
  • private region
  • subdisk (Correct)

Answer : subdisk

Scanners configured for IM filtering act as a security proxy for which type of traffic?


Options are :

  • public network IM traffic (Correct)
  • internal IM traffic
  • encrypted IM traffic
  • enterprise IM traffic

Answer : public network IM traffic

How can an administrator uninstall the Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) management server prior to upgrade?


Options are :

  • execute the installation binary with the -uninstall option
  • connect to port 5634 on the VOM management server using a web browser
  • uninstall the two VOM packages using OS-specific commands (Correct)
  • use the Common Product Installer (CPI) script and select the VOM server to uninstall

Answer : uninstall the two VOM packages using OS-specific commands

Dynamic Multi-Pathing (DMP) uses the I/O policy for distributing I/O load across multiple paths to a disk array or enclosure. What is the default I/O policy for all arrays?


Options are :

  • adaptive
  • minimumq (Correct)
  • round-robin
  • priority

Answer : minimumq

Which daemon performs thin reclamation asynchronously?


Options are :

  • vxattachd
  • vxcached
  • vxrelocd (Correct)
  • vxconfigd

Answer : vxrelocd

Which Veritas Storage Foundation 6.1 for UNIX command should be used to determine whether a SmartTier File Placement Policy has been assigned to a file system?


Options are :

  • fsppadm (Correct)
  • fsadm
  • fsapadm
  • fsmap

Answer : fsppadm

Which two Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) commands can be used for printing statistical information on one or more disks? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • vxmemstat
  • vxstat (Correct)
  • vxdmpadmiostat (Correct)
  • vxtrace
  • vxbench

Answer : vxstat vxdmpadmiostat

The volume datavol has yet to be started, its kernel state is DISABLED, and its plexes are synchronized. The volume datavol is in which state?


Options are :

  • INIT (Correct)
  • WAIT
  • CLEAN
  • READY

Answer : INIT

Which two commands are used to configure the site awareness feature? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • vxdctl (Correct)
  • vxmend
  • vxconfigd
  • vxdisksetup
  • vxdg (Correct)

Answer : vxdctl vxdg

How should an administrator configure a Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) management server after installation?


Options are :

  • by using the vomadm utility on the management server
  • by using a Web browser to connect to port 5634 on the management server (Correct)
  • by using the Common Product Installer (CPI) on the management server
  • by starting the xprtld and vxdclid processes on the management server

Answer : by using a Web browser to connect to port 5634 on the management server

Which command is used to monitor a plex synchronization that is occurring in the background when a mirror is added to a volume?


Options are :

  • vxtrace
  • vxstat
  • vxtask (Correct)
  • vxplex

Answer : vxtask

An administrator has installed Veritas Storage Foundation 6.1 for UNIX Standard on a number of hosts. The administrator now wants to centrally monitor and manage the hosts. The administrator also wants to generate reports for the hosts and the storage resources that the hosts use. What should the administrator use to generate the reports?


Options are :

  • Server Management Suite
  • Data Insight for Storage
  • Veritas Operations Manager (Correct)
  • Symantec Operations Readiness Tools

Answer : Veritas Operations Manager

Which command is used to restart the Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) configuration daemon with the highest level of debugging?


Options are :

  • vxconfigd -k -x 0
  • vxconfigd -k -x 10
  • vxconfigd -k -x 9 (Correct)
  • vxconfigd -k -x 6

Answer : vxconfigd -k -x 9

Which operation can be performed during a volume relayout?


Options are :

  • Change the number of mirrors in the volume
  • Stop and reverse the relayout (Correct)
  • Create a volume snapshot
  • Perform another concurrent relayout on the volume

Answer : Stop and reverse the relayout

What is only configured during the Site Setup wizard?


Options are :

  • Appliance role
  • Add administrator accounts
  • Policy configuration
  • Local domains (Correct)

Answer : Local domains

What occurs when you add an initialized disk to an existing disk group? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • The public and private regions are created on the disk
  • The disk is stamped with the system host ID. (Correct)
  • An empty volume is created on the disk by default.
  • The disk group configuration database is updated. (Correct)
  • Volume Manager performs a rescan to recognize all newly configured disks.

Answer : The disk is stamped with the system host ID. The disk group configuration database is updated.

Which command can an administrator use to display the bsize and logsize used on an existing file system?


Options are :

  • fsmap
  • mkfs (Correct)
  • fsadm
  • mount

Answer : mkfs

On a site-aware Veritas Storage Foundation 6.1 for UNIX system, which file contains the name of the site to which the host belongs?


Options are :

  • /etc/hosts
  • /etc/sites
  • /etc/vx/sites
  • /etc/vx/volboot (Correct)

Answer : /etc/vx/volboot

What are valid mount options for a Veritas file system? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • logtmp
  • shared
  • nolargefiles (Correct)
  • delaylog (Correct)
  • logdelay

Answer : nolargefiles delaylog

Which command configures a disk for use by Veritas Storage Foundation 6.1 for UNIX?


Options are :

  • vxdg
  • vxdmpadm
  • vxdisksetup (Correct)
  • vxdiskconfig

Answer : vxdisksetup

Which command displays the amount of free space in the configuration database of the datadg disk group?


Options are :

  • vxdg -g datadg free
  • vxdg -g datadg list
  • vxdg list datadg (Correct)
  • vxdg free datadg

Answer : vxdg list datadg

For disaster recovery purposes, data is mirrored between arrays at two sites. Which volume read policy preferentially reads from plexes at the locally defined site?


Options are :

  • prefer
  • local
  • siteread (Correct)
  • select

Answer : siteread

Which command should an administrator use to discover only new devices on a system?


Options are :

  • vxinfo
  • vxconfigd
  • vxdctl
  • vxdisk (Correct)

Answer : vxdisk

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