ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 9

The Symantec Netbackup 7.0 master server has had an unrecoverable catastrophe. The administrator rebuilt another server with the same hostname and attached all the necessary hardware. The administrator has reinstalled Symantec NetBackup. Which step should be taken next in recovering the master server?


Options are :

  • inventory the tape library
  • mount the catalog backup media
  • run the Catalog Recovery Wizard
  • configure devices (Correct)

Answer : configure devices

A company deployed Symantec NetBackup 7.0 LiveUpdate on a Windows LiveUpdate file share. None of the clients are receiving updates from the file server. What is a possible explanation of this problem?


Options are :

  • LiveUpdate must be run on a UNIX server.
  • The file share must be located on the boot drive.
  • LiveUpdate can only be run from a web server.
  • The file share must have "NULL" permissions. (Correct)

Answer : The file share must have "NULL" permissions.

Which report identifies volumes that were used for backups within a specified time period?


Options are :

  • Tape Contents
  • Tape Summary
  • Tape Written (Correct)
  • Tape Logs

Answer : Tape Written

An administrator needs to ensure that a restore job is initiated at 3 a.m. tomorrow morning. The administrator will leave the data center tonight at 9 p.m. and will only have access to the system after 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. What should the administrator do to initiate the job at 3 a.m.?


Options are :

  • use the "Go into effect at" setting on the restore job to start the job at 3 a.m.
  • schedule a task to automatically start a bprestore command at 3 a.m. (Correct)
  • initiate and then suspend the restore job, then select "resume at" and select "in 6 hours"
  • create a restore policy that goes active at 3 a.m.

Answer : schedule a task to automatically start a bprestore command at 3 a.m.

When changes have been made to devices, which service must be stopped and restarted on the master server and all affected media servers?


Options are :

  • ltid (Correct)
  • bprd
  • bpdbm
  • vmd

Answer : ltid

In which two processes does Symantec NetBackup 7.0 rehydrate deduplicated data? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Replicated copy
  • Restore to anOpenStorage device
  • Optimized duplication
  • Restore to a client (Correct)
  • Duplicate copy to tape (Correct)

Answer : Restore to a client Duplicate copy to tape

A restore must be performed. The administrator is trying to view the valid images for a client, but the following error occurs: WARNING: Server does not contain any valid images. Which two may be incorrectly configured? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • policy types for restore (Correct)
  • schedule type for restores
  • media server for backups and restores
  • destination client for restores
  • server to use for backups and restores (Correct)

Answer : policy types for restore server to use for backups and restores

An organization has Symantec NetBackup 7.0 client machines with a large number of files distributed across multiple file systems that are being backed up to a library with highspeed tape drives. Which two steps should the administrator take to ensure the greatest number of backup streams are active concurrently? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • create a "Media Server Load Balancing" type storage unit group to enable additional backup streams to become active simultaneously
  • configure the "Max drives this master" attribute to the number of tape drives that are available within the library
  • select the "Enable multiple data streams" policy attribute and edit the "Maximum jobs per client" master server host property (Correct)
  • select the Enable multiplexing attribute within the storage unit and the policy schedule (Correct)
  • enable the client-side deduplication feature so that only unique data is sent from the client to the media server

Answer : select the "Enable multiple data streams" policy attribute and edit the "Maximum jobs per client" master server host property select the Enable multiplexing attribute within the storage unit and the policy schedule

An administrator installs two new LTO4 drives in a tape library with two existing LTO3 tape drives. What should the administrator configure next?


Options are :

  • an existing storage unit because LTO4 is backwards compatible with LTO3
  • a new storage unit for each tape drive
  • the two new LTO4 tape drives into an existing storage unit with the existing tape drives
  • a new storage unit for the LTO4 tape drives (Correct)

Answer : a new storage unit for the LTO4 tape drives

Multiple data streams are configured and there is a policy with four items in the backup selections list. Storage units with multiple tape drives are set up to "allow multiple concurrent write drives." Only one job is going active at a time. What must be set to a value greater than 1 to allow all four streams to go active concurrently?


Options are :

  • the storage unit "Maximum streams per drive" attribute
  • the tape drive "Media multiplexing" property
  • the master server "Maximum jobs per client" host property (Correct)
  • the master server "Maximum backup copies" host property

Answer : the master server "Maximum jobs per client" host property

An administrator is checking the status of a standalone drive in the Device Monitor. The Control column status is AVR and the Ready column status is No. What does this indicate?


Options are :

  • The drive is up, but the tape in the drive is busy.
  • The drive is down.
  • The drive is up and it is empty. (Correct)
  • The drive is up and under operator control.

Answer : The drive is up and it is empty.

A Symantec NetBackup 7.0 master server is backing up three clients over a slow WAN link to a single tape drive with multiplexing set to 1 for the storage unit. The WAN link is prone to periodic network interruptions outside of the administrator's control. What should the administrator do to ensure that a backup of these clients can be completed successfully in the shortest time period?


Options are :

  • enable the "Checkpoint" attribute on the policy to ensure the backups can be completed (Correct)
  • configure the bandwidth settings in host properties of the master server to allow the slow-running backups to complete
  • choose the "Enable Granular Recovery" attribute so that the client splits the data into smaller chunks before sending it to the storage unit
  • enable the "Perform snapshot backups" attribute to ensure that the backups can be completed

Answer : enable the "Checkpoint" attribute on the policy to ensure the backups can be completed

A request is made to change volume residences. Which two conditions must be met in the volume group that is associated with the changes? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • All volumes must have barcode labels.
  • All volumes must be vaulted before adding volumes to the group.
  • All volumes must be assigned to scratch pool.
  • All volumes in a volume group must have the same residence. (Correct)
  • All volumes must have the same media type. (Correct)

Answer : All volumes in a volume group must have the same residence. All volumes must have the same media type.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Tape Summary

What is the maximum number of characters supported for a Media ID?


Options are :

  • 8
  • 16
  • 10
  • 6 (Correct)

Answer : 6

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 is in a scratch volume pool.
  • The available media has exceeded the maximum mounts. (Correct)
  • The "Enable unrestricted media sharing for all media servers" has been enabled.
  • The "Allow multiple retentions per media" setting has been enabled.
  • The available media has expired. (Correct)

Answer : The available media has exceeded the maximum mounts. The available media has expired.

The NEW_STREAMS directive is ignored unless which policy attribute is selected?


Options are :

  • Limit jobs per policy
  • Cross mount points
  • Allow multiple data streams (Correct)
  • Take checkpoints every

Answer : Allow multiple data streams

Which command is used to configure tape drives and robotic devices in Symantec NetBackup 7.0?


Options are :

  • tapeconfig
  • tpautoconfig
  • tldconfig
  • tpconfig (Correct)

Answer : tpconfig

An administrator successfully creates a disk pool for Symantec NetBackup 7.0, then attempts to create a new storage unit using the bpstuadd command. In the bpstuadd command, the storage unit name is specified as diskpool1_storageunit-#01. An error message is returned indicating the storage unit name is invalid. How should the storage unit name be modified to fix the problem?


Options are :

  • remove all the numbers from the name
  • remove the "-" from the name
  • remove the "#" from the name (Correct)
  • shorten the name to fewer than twenty characters

Answer : remove the "#" from the name

Which Symantec NetBackup 7.0 process is responsible for scheduling backup jobs on the master server?


Options are :

  • nbemm
  • bpjobd
  • bpsched
  • nbpem (Correct)

Answer : nbpem

Which Symantec NetBackup 7.0 command can be used to move a tape volume to a different volume pool?


Options are :

  • bpmove
  • vmchange (Correct)
  • vmupdate
  • bpmedia

Answer : vmchange

Which tab in the new policy dialog box allows an administrator to select a volume pool?


Options are :

  • Media
  • Volume
  • Pool
  • Attributes (Correct)

Answer : Attributes

A new Symantec NetBackup 7.0 client is installed that must communicate across a firewall to its master/media server. Which Symantec NetBackup process helps reduce the number of ports that must be opened in the firewall?


Options are :

  • vxat
  • vnetd (Correct)
  • bpcd
  • PBX

Answer : vnetd

The master server catalog is being recovered to a new server and the following error is displayed: Please insert the following media and run the volume configuration wizard or the vmupdate command to update the NetBackup database. * Host - train1 * MediaID- GBP847 * Barcode - GBP847S1 In the administration console, barcode GBP847S1 is associated with media ID P847S1. What should be done?


Options are :

  • delete the tape and set the media ID generation rule accordingly, then re-inventory the library and run recovery (Correct)
  • delete the tape and set the barcode rule accordingly, then re-inventory the library and run recovery
  • find the tape labeled P847S1, insert it into the robot, and then perform recovery
  • right-click media ID GBP847 in the administration console and rename it to P847S1, then perform recovery

Answer : delete the tape and set the media ID generation rule accordingly, then re-inventory the library and run recovery

If frequency-based cleaning of a drive is desired, which parameter must be set in the Symantec NetBackup 7.0 administration console?


Options are :

  • Cleaning Frequency (Between backups)
  • Cleaning Frequency (In GB)
  • Cleaning Frequency (Between mounts)
  • Cleaning Frequency (In hours) (Correct)

Answer : Cleaning Frequency (In hours)

An administator has a tape that has been previously used by Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for client backups, but no longer contains valid data. The barcode has been changed, and the tape has been moved to a different Symantec NetBackup domain. What must be done to use this tape in the new Symantec NetBackup domain?


Options are :

  • expire the media
  • relabel the tape (Correct)
  • re-inventory the robot library
  • move the tape to the scratch volume pool

Answer : relabel the tape

A tape library had the robot replaced and now the robot is reading the barcodes with additional characters. Which rule can be established so that Symantec NetBackup 7.0 uses the original characters?


Options are :

  • MediaID creation
  • MediaID setup
  • MediaID barcode
  • MediaID generation (Correct)

Answer : MediaID generation

An organization has the following requirements for a server's backup data: Two copies need to be retained for the same backup data. One copy needs to be sent to disk with a retention period of one month. A second copy needs to be sent to tape with a retention period of six months. The copy on disk may only be automatically deleted by Symantec NetBackup 7.0 after one month. Because of licensing, this must be configured avoiding using storage lifecycle policies. How can a Symantec NetBackup 7.0 administrator configure a backup policy, maximizing automation, to meet these requirements?


Options are :

  • configure two identical schedules for the same policy, then configure one schedule to go to a basic disk with retention of one month and configure the other schedule to go to tape with retention of six months
  • configure the backup policy to back up to a basic disk with retention of one month; run thebpduplicate command to duplicate to tape with retention of six months
  • create a basic disk staging storage unit with a fixed retention of one month and staging to tape with a retention of six months; configure the backup policy to use this disk
  • configure the backup policy so that the schedule runs multiple backups: one to basic disk with one month retention, and one to tape with six months retention (Correct)

Answer : configure the backup policy so that the schedule runs multiple backups: one to basic disk with one month retention, and one to tape with six months retention

An administrator creates a storage lifecycle policy with the following configuration: Use For Storage Unit Retention Period Backup AdvancedDisk1 2 weeks Duplication PureDisk1 1 month Duplication TLD_01234 1 year Upon saving the policy the administrator receives an error. Which setting should the administrator change to resolve the error?


Options are :

  • change the first retention period to 1 month
  • change the default "Maximum backup copies" (Correct)
  • change the default "Maximum number of jobs per client"
  • change the second storage unit to TLD tape

Answer : change the default "Maximum backup copies"

When performing a catalog backup, the Symantec NetBackup relational database (NBDB) is copied to a temporary location before being backed up. On a Windows master server, where is the temporary location for the NBDB files?


Options are :

  • install_path\NetBackupDB\DbExt\Catalog
  • install_path\NetBackupDB\temp
  • install_path\NetBackupDB\data
  • install_path\NetBackupDB\staging (Correct)

Answer : install_path\NetBackupDB\staging

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