250-254 Administration of Symantec Cluster Server 6.1UN Exam Set 6

Under normal conditions, Veritas Cluster Server agents are started and stopped automatically.Which command is required to manually start an agent?


Options are :

  • hares
  • hatype
  • haagent
  • hastart

Answer : haagent

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 4

Which resource type can be used to mirror the state of another persistent resource?


Options are :

  • RemoteGroup
  • Proxy
  • Mirror
  • Phantom

Answer : Proxy

The administrator of a four-node Veritas cluster has configured notifications as highly available for all notification methods.How many notification manager resources are running when all nodes are considered?


Options are :

  • 4
  • 8
  • 2
  • 1

Answer : 1

The application administrator has brought the application offline through Veritas Cluster Server using the hares -offline command.If the cluster administrator switches the application service group to another node in the cluster, what is the state of the application after the service group switches nodes?


Options are :

  • Partial online
  • Online
  • Faulted
  • Offline

Answer : Offline

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

Which two standard Veritas Cluster Server resource types can determine if an application has unexpectedly exited? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • FileOnOff
  • Proxy
  • Process
  • Phantom
  • Application

Answer : Process Application

The administrator is tasked with manually reconfiguring LLT heartbeats over UDP.Which two requirements must be met to make this possible? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • The VRTSvcsudp package must be installed.
  • The /etc/llttab file must be renamed to /etc/llttab.udp.
  • The LLT private links must be on the same subnet.
  • Each NIC must have an IP address configured before configuring LLT.
  • Each link must have a unique, not well-known UDP port.

Answer : Each NIC must have an IP address configured before configuring LLT. Each link must have a unique, not well-known UDP port.

With a 2-node Active/Passive cluster, where should the Veritas Cluster Server agents be installed?


Options are :

  • on local storage on both nodes
  • on shared storage owned by the active node
  • on local storage on the active node
  • on shared storage available to both nodes

Answer : on local storage on both nodes

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 3

In a Veritas cluster, when all high priority links fail, the low priority links are promoted to high priority in which manner?


Options are :

  • in order by NIC name
  • in order as they appear in /etc/llttab
  • one at a time as required
  • all simultaneously regardless of number

Answer : all simultaneously regardless of number

There is a two-node Veritas cluster with two independent heartbeat connections, and fencing is disabled.What happens when one of the heartbeat connections is lost?


Options are :

  • The cluster will automatically configure a low-pri heartbeat over the public net.
  • The cluster will disable service group failover on system fault.
  • The cluster will be fully functional, but will be unsupported
  • The cluster will take all service groups offline until both heartbeats are restored.

Answer : The cluster will disable service group failover on system fault.

The failover service group websg is online when it is frozen persistently. The cluster is stopped by running the command hastop -all -force.What happens to the websg service group after all of the systems have the cluster started?


Options are :

  • websg remains ONLINE in the cluster
  • websg remains OFFLINE in the cluster.
  • websg is AUTODISABLE on all systems in the cluster.
  • websg starts to ONLINE on the first system listed in its AutoStart list.

Answer : websg remains ONLINE in the cluster

250-371 Administration Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for Windows Set 5

Which two actions must be taken to upgrade an application under Veritas Cluster Server control? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Verify that the application agent supports the new version
  • Stop the application agent on all systems
  • Freeze the application resources
  • Verify that the new version is supported with haagent -verify
  • Freeze the application service group

Answer : Verify that the application agent supports the new version Freeze the application service group

Where are the installation log files created when Veritas Cluster Server is installed?


Options are :

  • /var/VRTS/install/logs/
  • /opt/VRTS/install/logs/
  • /opt/VRTSvcs/install/logs/
  • /var/VRTSvcs/install/logs/

Answer : /opt/VRTS/install/logs/

An administrator wants to change the name of an existing NIC resource from net0nic to net4nic.The resource is configured in the websg service group.What is the most efficient method to rename the NIC resource?


Options are :

  • hares -ren net0nic net4nic
  • hares -add net4nic websghares -modify net4nic Device eth0hares -delete net0nic
  • hares -copy net0nic net4nichares -paste net4nichares -delete net0nic
  • hares -duplicate net0nic net4nichares -delete net0nic

Answer : hares -add net4nic websghares -modify net4nic Device eth0hares -delete net0nic

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Practice Exam Set 8

The hastatus command shows the nodes are in STALE_ADMIN_WAIT state.What is the cause of this condition?


Options are :

  • The configuration file main.cf was left open before restarting GAB.
  • The main.cf file is missing from the configuration directory.
  • There is a syntax error in the main.cf configuration file.
  • The main.cf is inconsistent on the nodes in the cluster.

Answer : There is a syntax error in the main.cf configuration file.

What is a consideration for properly clustering NFS under Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) control?


Options are :

  • The NFS daemon may need to be restarted occasionally.
  • The major device numbers need to be identical across all clustered nodes.
  • The NFS daemon must be started by VCS.
  • The logical IP addresses must remain with only one system.

Answer : The major device numbers need to be identical across all clustered nodes.

To cluster an application with Veritas Cluster Server, an administrator must obtain which license(s)?


Options are :

  • Valid licenses to run on all cluster nodes
  • Permanent licenses tied to the system host ID
  • Demo license for at least one cluster node
  • Keyless licenses for the application

Answer : Valid licenses to run on all cluster nodes

ST0-237 Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12 Technical Test Set 12

Which command should be used to view keyless licenses on a Veritas cluster?


Options are :

  • vxkeyless
  • vxkeylist
  • vxlicdump
  • vxkeydisplay

Answer : vxkeyless

Which environmental factors external to the nodes represent potential single points of failure that can be made highly available through redundancy? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Application software
  • Electrical power circuits
  • Operating system
  • Networking components
  • Random access memory

Answer : Electrical power circuits Networking components

A 2-node Veritas Cluster Server cluster has two dedicated Ethernet heartbeat links and I/O Fencing enabled.What will happen if both heartbeat links simultaneously fail?


Options are :

  • All service groups are frozen on both nodes.
  • Both nodes panic and reboot into the cluster
  • One node panics and the other remains running.
  • I/O Fencing takes over as the heartbeat mechanism.

Answer : All service groups are frozen on both nodes.

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

What happens when hastop -all -force is executed?


Options are :

  • HAD stops and all services remain online
  • HAD remains online after shutting down the services
  • HAD forcibly stops all services and HAD shuts down
  • HAD and all services under its control shut down

Answer : HAD stops and all services remain online

What is the impact to unsaved configuration changes in Veritas Cluster Server when an administrator stops the cluster with a force option from the command-line interface?


Options are :

  • Changes are prompted to be saved.
  • Changes are automatically saved.
  • Changes are automatically discarded.
  • Changes are prompted to be discarded.

Answer : Changes are automatically discarded.

One of the three coordinator disks needs to be repurposed as a data disk.What can the administrator do to accommodate growth in the data center and still provide SCSI-3 I/O fencing?


Options are :

  • Use compressed disks to double the space available for coordinator disks to enable future growth
  • Use gatekeeper LUNs to provide additional coordinator disks
  • Replace all coordinator disks with Coordination Point servers
  • Remove a coordinator disk from the cluster and replace it with a Coordination Point server

Answer : Remove a coordinator disk from the cluster and replace it with a Coordination Point server

ST0-10X Veritas Storage Foundation 5 for Unix Practice Test Set 4

When architecting Coordination Point (CP) server into a Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) environment, what should be done to ensure the CP service remains online?


Options are :

  • ensure that the CP server is backed up regularly
  • configure multiple CP server instances on the same node
  • configure CP server as a resource in a VCS cluster
  • ensure that the CP server is on a reliable network

Answer : configure CP server as a resource in a VCS cluster

Under which circumstance should the ManageFaults service group attribute be set to NONE?


Options are :

  • to help in problem analysis when a resource faults
  • to prevent a hung resource from stopping a failover
  • to place the resource in a STALE_ADMIN_WAIT state
  • to turn off manual control of a service group

Answer : to help in problem analysis when a resource faults

The failover service group named websg is FROZEN and is ONLINE/PARTIAL in a two-node cluster. The power is unplugged from the system on which websg is ONLINE/PARTIAL. Consider the configuration file below: group wewbsg ( SystemList = { sym1 = 1, sym2 = 2 } AutoFailover = 1 AutoStartList = { sym1, sym2 } Parallel = 0) What will be the state of websg on the surviving system?


Options are :

  • AutoDisabled
  • OFFLINE
  • ONLINE/PARTIAL
  • FROZEN

Answer : OFFLINE

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 4

What occurs when the hastop -local -force command is issued on the active node in a twonode active/passive cluster?


Options are :

  • The service group behavior will follow the value of the EngineShutdown attribute while HAD is stopped.
  • The services will continue to run on the active node while HAD is stopped.
  • The online service groups on the primary node are taken offline and remain offline until started manually.
  • The services will be shut down on the active node and brought up on the passive node.

Answer : The services will continue to run on the active node while HAD is stopped.

Which two pieces of information about database agents should the administrator be aware of when placing a database under Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) control? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • They can be installed manually from the software distribution using operating system utilities.
  • They must be installed on all the failover target systems, regardless of whether they will run the database.
  • They are included in the VRTSdbed package for all installation options.
  • Agent-specific type files are automatically added to the VCS configuration after the administrator installs agents manually
  • They are automatically installed if the administrator selects "recommended" or "all package" sets.

Answer : They can be installed manually from the software distribution using operating system utilities. They are automatically installed if the administrator selects "recommended" or "all package" sets.

Which Veritas Cluster Server command should be used to change OnlineRetryLimit for all Mount resources?


Options are :

  • hatype
  • haagent
  • hagrp
  • haattr

Answer : hatype

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Practice Exam Set 12

A power problem caused all nodes in the cluster to crash. One node has failed to reboot, and smoke is coming from the power supply. The administrator runs gabconfig -a and notices that port a has two of three nodes registered.What should the administrator do to start Veritas Cluster Server on the running nodes?


Options are :

  • run hasys -force on one of the nodes to force HAD to start
  • edit /etc/llttab and change the -n3 option to -x
  • run gabconfig -cx on both of the running nodes
  • run gabconfig -cx on one of the running nodes

Answer : run gabconfig -cx on one of the running nodes

Refer to the following information: OnlineTimeoutInterval = 60 OnlineRetryLimit = 2 MonitorInterval = 120 RestartLimit = 0 What will occur if an application takes 70 seconds to come online during the online process?


Options are :

  • The application will fail to be brought online and will attempt to failover to another cluster node.
  • The application will fail to be brought online and will try again.
  • The applications monitor will timeout and cause the application to failover.
  • The application will come online without any issues.

Answer : The application will fail to be brought online and will try again.

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