ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 3

The administrator of a large bank needs to preserve financial information for an extended period of time. The bank's Symantec NetBackup 7.0 catalog is now over 800 GB in size causing the catalog backups to contend for resources with production system backups. What should the administrator do to shorten the time taken to back up the Symantec NetBackup catalog?


Options are :

  • create a catalog archive policy and execute it from the command line using the catarc command (Correct)
  • back up the SymantecNetBackup catalog by scheduling an online Sybase database backup policy to allow the Catalog Backup to run without contending for resources with the production system backups
  • use the SymantecNetBackup 7.0 client-side deduplication feature to shorten the time it takes to perform an Symantec NetBackup Catalog Backup
  • use the SymantecNetBackup 7.0 Agent for Symantec Enterprise Vault to perform an online archive of the Symantec NetBackup Catalog

Answer : create a catalog archive policy and execute it from the command line using the catarc command

An administrator reviews backup jobs from the previous evening and notices a media error. In addition, the jobs appear to be running slower than usual. Which two reports will help the administrator identify the media errors and the transfer rate? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Status of Backups
  • Tape Written
  • Tape Logs (Correct)
  • Images on Tape
  • All Log Entries (Correct)

Answer : Tape Logs All Log Entries

During catalog recovery, the DR file is unavailable, but the images database is intact. What is the first step that should be taken to resolve this issue?


Options are :

  • identify catalog backup from the images database (Correct)
  • run import on all media in the robot
  • runbprecover -wizard from the command line with additional switches
  • import catalog image to disk to a temporary location

Answer : identify catalog backup from the images database

The nbemmcmd -getemmserver command on a new Symantec NetBackup 7.0 media server produces the error: Failed to initialize EMM connection. Which two steps are used to diagnose the issue? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • telnet from the master server to the media server's VNETD port
  • verify that network access to the EMM server is available (Correct)
  • run thebpmedia -listhost command on the EMM server from the new UNIX media server
  • run thebpclntcmd -hn command on the EMM server to confirm the master server was able to resolve its own hostname
  • verify thenbemm and pbx_exchange daemons/services are running on the EMM server (Correct)

Answer : verify that network access to the EMM server is available verify thenbemm and pbx_exchange daemons/services are running on the EMM server

An administrator has successfully recovered all Symantec NetBackup 7.0 catalogs, which used the only two catalog backup tapes. A number of backups have taken place and a catalog backup is run automatically. The catalog backup fails with an error code 96. The administrator investigates and finds that all of the tapes have been allocated. What is the cause of this error?


Options are :

  • The catalog recovery freezes the catalog tapes in the NBU-Catalog volume pool.
  • The catalog recovery freezes the catalog tapes. (Correct)
  • The catalog recovery suspends the catalog tapes in the NBU-Catalog volume pool.
  • The catalog recovery suspends the catalog tapes.

Answer : The catalog recovery freezes the catalog tapes.

In a Symantec NetBackup 7.0 environment, a client with the hostname Pluto returns error code 57 whenever the media server requests Pluto to start a backup. The administrator is able to ping Pluto from the media server, then run the command "telnet Pluto bpcd" from the root prompt on the media server. What does this telnet command check?


Options are :

  • whether Pluto meets media server proxy link requirements
  • whether Pluto allows remote login viabpcd
  • whether connectivity exists between Pluto and the media server
  • whether Pluto has any service listening on thebpcd port (Correct)

Answer : whether Pluto has any service listening on thebpcd port

Due to a problem with restores, a support call is opened. The support representative asks that backups for a specific client be located to determine the last time that the client had a backup. The administration console is unavailable. Which other location can be checked to determine whether the client has had a backup?


Options are :

  • the client database
  • the media database
  • the EMM database
  • the image database (Correct)

Answer : the image database

Each morning, the administrator of a large and complex Symantec NetBackup 7.0 environment checks the results of all tape-based backups that took place the previous night. Which report should be run to review the overall backup information for a given timeframe?


Options are :

  • Tape Summary
  • Tape Logs
  • Client Backups
  • Status of Backups (Correct)

Answer : Status of Backups

When multiple copies are made concurrently, a parent job appears in the activity monitor, plus a job for each copy. By default, what is the final job status for the parent job, if one of the copy jobs fails but the others are successful?


Options are :

  • partially successful
  • successful (Correct)
  • failed
  • completed with exceptions

Answer : successful

A Symantec NetBackup 7.0 catalog recovery has failed. Which location contains a log of the recovery?


Options are :

  • install_path\NetBackup\logs
  • install_path\NetBackup\logs\nbdb
  • install_path\NetBackup\logs\user_ops\username\logs (Correct)
  • install_path\NetBackup\logs\bprecover

Answer : install_path\NetBackup\logs\user_ops\username\logs

Which two recovery methods are available using the NetBackup Catalog Recovery Wizard in the administration console? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • recovering the image database
  • recovering the entire catalog (Correct)
  • recovering NBDB
  • recovering the catalog image and configuration files (Correct)
  • recovering the ASA relational database

Answer : recovering the entire catalog recovering the catalog image and configuration files

An administrator is duplicating a multiplexed backup image that exists on tape. In the Setup Duplication Variables dialog box, the administrator selects all copies to go to Disk storage units and also selects the Preserve Multiplexing option. What are the results of the duplication?


Options are :

  • An error code is returned indicating a media mismatch.
  • Multiplexed duplicate images are created on disk.
  • An error code is returned indicating that the duplications failed.
  • Non-multiplexed duplicate images are created on disk. (Correct)

Answer : Non-multiplexed duplicate images are created on disk.

On which system(s) is the Symantec NetBackup 7.0 LiveUpdate agent installed by default?


Options are :

  • master server, media server, and client (Correct)
  • media server and client only
  • master server and media server only
  • master server only

Answer : master server, media server, and client

Two Symantec NetBackup 7.0 master servers, PROD1 and PROD2 use similar barcodeenabled tape libraries and all media have eight digit bar codes. PROD1 uses default media ID generation and PROD2 uses six digit customized media ID generation (#T:#


Options are :

  • add a new barcode rule in the PROD2 environment
  • inventory media on the media server in the PROD1 environment
  • add the volume manually using the media ID in the PROD2 environment (Correct)
  • create a new media ID generation rule in the PROD1 environment

Answer : add the volume manually using the media ID in the PROD2 environment

How long will a failed restore job remain in an Incomplete state prior to being moved to a Done state?


Options are :

  • three days
  • until the administrator cancels the restore job
  • seven days (Correct)
  • one day

Answer : seven days

A server's file system is corrupt and a restore is required. The system is being backed up using normal backups ("Collect true image restore information" is disabled on the policy). The most recent backups of this file system are: - Monday: A full backup - Tuesday: A differential incremental backup - Wednesday: A cumulative incremental backup - Thursday: A differential incremental backup What is the minimum number of restores required to restore all of the most recent data for this server?


Options are :

  • 2
  • 1 (Correct)
  • 3
  • 4

Answer : 1

A company has purchased and installed a new LTO4 tape library. After the installation of the new library and the decommission of the previous library, the administrator notices that the backups are taking longer. How should the administrator resolve this problem?


Options are :

  • enable Bare Metal Restore in the backup policies
  • edit the device_mappings.txt file
  • enable multiplexing in the backup policies (Correct)
  • edit the values in the nbrb.conf file

Answer : enable multiplexing in the backup policies

An administrator needs to perform a catalog restore from tape written by another media server. Which command line utility should be used to assign the media to the correct media server for restore purposes?


Options are :

  • vmquery (Correct)
  • vmchange
  • bpimport
  • bpassign

Answer : vmquery

Which two statements are true about the function of the Initiate Import utility in Symantec Netbackup 7.0? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Phase Ireads and creates image files in the image database.
  • Phase I requires each tape to be mounted if tape media is used. (Correct)
  • Phase Icreates a list of expired images. (Correct)
  • Phase II imports the backups and creates fragments.
  • Phase II lists and creates image files from tape or disk.

Answer : Phase I requires each tape to be mounted if tape media is used. Phase Icreates a list of expired images.

A company has changed the SAN configuration. After reconnecting the robotic tape library to the Symantec NetBackup 7.0 media server, the administrator begins to process backup jobs. Symantec NetBackup times out trying to mount a volume for backup indicating error code 52. What is the cause of this error?


Options are :

  • The robot is reading an incorrect barcode.
  • The robot lacks cleaning media
  • The device path to the tape drives on the SAN has changed (Correct)
  • The device mappings file is corrupt.

Answer : The device path to the tape drives on the SAN has changed

What effect does enabling robust logging have on logging in Symantec NetBackup 7.0?


Options are :

  • It enables logs when an error is encountered.
  • It enables log rotation for legacy logs (Correct)
  • It enables enhanced verbose detail in logs.
  • It enables log size limits of unified logs

Answer : It enables log rotation for legacy logs

A job fails with Status Code 96: unable to allocate new media. What are two causes of this error? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • The available media's density is invalid. (Correct)
  • The available media is on a media server that is offline
  • The available media is in a storage unit that is frozen.
  • The available media's status is suspended. (Correct)
  • The available media is in a tape device that is down.

Answer : The available media's density is invalid. The available media's status is suspended.

A company recently purchased the Shared Storage Option (SSO) for Symantec NetBackup 7.0. The SSO license has been added to all media servers and the master server. Which two steps should be performed before configuring SSO in Symantec NetBackup? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • runbpclntcmd to verify name resolution (Correct)
  • run ping to verify connectivity between servers (Correct)
  • runtpconfig to initialize the library
  • run the Storage Device Wizard to initialize the library
  • runrobtest to verify the library

Answer : runbpclntcmd to verify name resolution run ping to verify connectivity between servers

An administrator connects remotely via terminal console to change the status of a media. Which command should be used to accomplish this task?


Options are :

  • bpsetmedia
  • bpimmedia
  • bpmedia (Correct)
  • nbemmcmd

Answer : bpmedia

An administrator needs to use OpsCenter to email reports and publish them under My Reports. How can this be accomplished?


Options are :

  • add the reports to Managed Folders
  • add the reports to Report Templates
  • add the reports under My Dashboard (Correct)
  • add the reports to Scheduled Reports

Answer : add the reports under My Dashboard

Which Symantec NetBackup 7.0 report provides the number of active, full, suspended, and frozen volumes on a given server?


Options are :

  • Tape Summary (Correct)
  • Media List
  • Media Contents
  • Tape List

Answer : Tape Summary

Which two communication methods can be used for Symantec NetBackup 7.0 LiveUpdate? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • HTTP/HTTPS (Correct)
  • SSH/RSH
  • TFTP
  • FTP/SFTP
  • CIFS/NFS (Correct)

Answer : HTTP/HTTPS CIFS/NFS

File data from ClientA has been backed up and the data needs to be restored to a file system on ClientB. Assuming that the media server has Media Server Only privileges, on which two machines can the restore be initiated? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • ClientB
  • OpsCenter server
  • master server (Correct)
  • ClientA (Correct)
  • media server

Answer : master server ClientA

A BasicDisk storage unit is 500 GB and is running out of space. The disk and file system is resized to 800 GB. What needs to be done to take advantage of this new disk space?


Options are :

  • Thenbdevquery command needs to be run to refresh the disk inventory.
  • The NetBackup Disk Manager (bpdm) process needs to be restarted.
  • Backups need to be sent to theBasicDisk storage unit (Correct)
  • The Apply button in the BasicDisk storage unit configuration window needs to be selected.

Answer : Backups need to be sent to theBasicDisk storage unit

An administrator attempted a catalog backup that failed with Status Code 168: cannot overwrite media, data on it is protected. The administrator determines that this is the correct media and wants to overwrite it. Which two actions can the administrator take to allow the catalog backup to run successfully using the same tape? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • eject the tape from the library and remove the physical write protection
  • provide the encrypted tape's password to allow it to be overwritten
  • run a long erase on the media without verifying the media label (Correct)
  • unfreeze the media and move it into a valid catalog backup volume pool
  • configure "allow media overwrite" in the media server's host properties (Correct)

Answer : run a long erase on the media without verifying the media label configure "allow media overwrite" in the media server's host properties

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