250-270 Administration of Symantec Net Backup 7.0 Unix Exam Set 3

Which two statements are true about duplication in Symantec NetBackup 7.0? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Unexpired images can be duplicated from source to destination
  • Due to formatting concerns, tape drives used in the duplication must be of the same media type.
  • Duplications may be performed without usingNetBackup Vault.
  • An entire tape is copied block by block from source to destination.
  • In any multiple media server environment, the source and destination media must reside on the same media server.

Answer :Unexpired images can be duplicated from source to destination Duplications may be performed without usingNetBackup Vault.

What is required to update clustered systems using Symantec NetBackup 7.0 LiveUpdate?


Options are :

  • Unlimited jobs must be used per policy.
  • OneLiveUpdate policy must be created per Symantec NetBackup domain.
  • All cluster node names must be entered in theLiveUpdate policy.
  • All virtual node names must be entered in theLiveUpdate policy.

Answer :All cluster node names must be entered in theLiveUpdate policy.

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 up and under operator control.
  • The drive is down
  • The drive is up and it is empty

Answer :The drive is up and it is empty

250-271 Administration Symantec Net Backup 7.5 for Unix Exam Set 2

In addition to a full backup, which two are requirements for a synthetic backup? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • multiplexing
  • incremental backup
  • TIR with move detection
  • multistreaming
  • user backup

Answer :incremental backup TIR with move detection

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


Options are :

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

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

What are two ways to include files for scheduled backups? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • use storage lifecycle policies to specify files to back up
  • specify files using the Backup, Archive, and Restore interface
  • specify files to back up using Data Classifications
  • use Client Properties -> Windows client -> Exclude list Exceptions
  • specify files to be backed up in the policy backup selections

Answer :use Client Properties -> Windows client -> Exclude list Exceptions specify files to be backed up in the policy backup selections

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 4

Symantec recommends that the catalog DR file recovery information be sent to an administrator after every catalog backup. Where is this configured?


Options are :

  • Catalog Policy -> Schedule -> administrators email
  • Catalog Policy -> Disaster Recovery tab -> administrators email
  • Catalog Policy -> Attributes tab -> administrators email
  • Master Host Properties -> General settings -> administrators email

Answer :Catalog Policy -> Disaster Recovery tab -> administrators email

A tape drive under robotic control is available to Symantec NetBackup 7.0. An administrator needs to make it unavailable for maintenance, without affecting other drives in the tape library. How should the administrator make the tape drive temporarily unavailable for backups, using the administration console?


Options are :

  • under Devices -> Drives, right-click the drive and select Deactivate
  • select the appropriate storage unit and reduce the "Maximum concurrent write drives" setting by 1
  • under Devices -> Media Servers, right-click the media server and select Deactivate
  • in the Device Monitor, right-click the drive and selectDown Drive

Answer :in the Device Monitor, right-click the drive and selectDown Drive

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
  • use the SymantecNetBackup 7.0 Agent for Symantec Enterprise Vault to perform an online archive of the Symantec NetBackup Catalog
  • 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

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

ST0-135 Symantec Network Access Technical Assesment Exam Set 4

Which section in the Symantec NetBackup 7.0 administration console provides visibility into the backup image database?


Options are :

  • Activity Monitor
  • Media
  • Catalog
  • Host Properties

Answer :Catalog

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.
  • Non-multiplexed duplicate images are created on disk.
  • An error code is returned indicating that the duplications failed.
  • Multiplexed duplicate images are created on disk.

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

The administrators in a company consider Application Data backup as the most critical backup. They use storage lifecycle policies and data classifications to differentiate data types. All backups are performed to the same disk pool and are relocated to tapes. Consider the following configuration: Data TypeData ClassificationRetention ------------------------------------------------------ ApplicationData Platinum1 year UNIX ClientsSliver and Bronze1 year Windows ClientsNo Classification1 year Which backup images are deleted first when the disk becomes full?


Options are :

  • Windows client backups
  • UNIX client backups
  • all backups that have been staged
  • application backups

Answer :Windows client backups

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 12

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


Options are :

  • master server and media server only
  • master server only
  • master server, media server, and client
  • media server and client only

Answer :master server, media server, and client

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


Options are :

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

Answer :Duplicate copy to tape Restore to a client

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 :

  • completed with exceptions
  • successful
  • failed
  • partially successful

Answer :successful

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Certifate Exam Set 6

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


Options are :

  • vmchange
  • vmupdate
  • bpmove
  • bpmedia

Answer :vmchange

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Certifate Exam Set 8

Cleaning media resides in which volume pool?


Options are :

  • Clean
  • None
  • Scratch
  • NetBackup

Answer :None

To enable Symantec Netbackup 7.0 to manage allocation of volumes to volume pools, media must be placed into which pool?


Options are :

  • Scratch
  • None
  • DataStore
  • NetBackup

Answer :Scratch

Refer to the exhibit. The administrator is attempting to create a new volume pool called EmptyTapes for the environment's scratch tapes. Why is the Scratch Pool checkbox disabled?


Options are :

  • Volume groups are nonexistent.
  • Tape media are nonexistent.
  • The Symantec NetBackup temporary license key has expired.
  • A scratch pool already exists

Answer :A scratch pool already exists

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

In Symantec NetBackup 7.0 and Media Manager, which two configurations are allowed? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • media type = DLT2_CLN, device = DLT2, robot = TL8
  • media type = DLT2_CLN, device = DLT2, robot = TLD
  • media type = DLT4, device = DLT4, robot = TLD
  • media type = HCART, device = DLT, robot = TLD
  • media type = DLT, device = DLT, robot = TLD

Answer :media type = DLT2_CLN, device = DLT2, robot = TLD media type = DLT, device = DLT, robot = TLD

Which two have a media and/or density type? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • drives
  • barcodes
  • robots
  • storage units
  • volume pools

Answer :drives storage units

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 barcode
  • MediaID generation
  • MediaID setup

Answer :MediaID generation

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

A company has decided to automatically allocate all media to any volume pool on demand. Which two steps must be performed to meet this requirement? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • if a scratch pool exists, delete it and assign the volumes to other pools
  • define a scratch pool and add all of the volumes to it E. delete all volume pools prior to adding media
  • create volume pools as required, but do not add any volumes to the pools
  • create barcode rules to automatically allocate volumes

Answer :define a scratch pool and add all of the volumes to it E. delete all volume pools prior to adding media create volume pools as required, but do not add any volumes to the pools

Which action must the administrator perform to direct backups to tape drives using Symantec NetBackup 7.0?


Options are :

  • install Media Manager software on the EMM server
  • install Media Manager software on the master server
  • add new media into the scratch volume pool
  • delete this option
  • create and configure storage devices

Answer :delete this option create and configure storage devices

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

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

ST0-237 Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12 Technical Test Set 8

Which command must be run to reset the cleaning statistics after manually cleaning the drive?


Options are :

  • tpclean -f
  • tpclean -m
  • tpclean -c
  • tpclean -L

Answer :tpclean -m

An administrator creates a storage lifecycle policy with the following configuration: Use ForStorage UnitRetention Period BackupAdvancedDisk12 weeks DuplicationPureDisk11 month DuplicationTLD_012341 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 number of jobs per client"
  • change the second storage unit to TLD tape
  • change the default "Maximum backup copies"

Answer :change the default "Maximum backup copies"

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 :

  • vmd
  • ltid
  • bpdbm
  • bprd

Answer :ltid

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 9

A backup has allocated SQL001 for a SQL backup job from the scratch pool and has assigned this tape to the NetBackup volume pool. The administrator now needs to move SQL001 to a previously created volume pool called SQLTapes. How is this accomplished?


Options are :

  • right-click SQL001 and select Move
  • right-click SQL001 and select Change
  • expire SQL001, right-click SQL001 and select Change
  • delete SQL001, right-click SQL001 and select Move

Answer :expire SQL001, right-click SQL001 and select Change

How can new tapes be placed into a specific volume pool automatically using the robot inventory utility?


Options are :

  • write a script that reads the labels on the tapes and then uses the vmadd command to add these tapes
  • use the Media and Device Configuration section of the administration console to add new volumes
  • make sure the tapes have barcode labels with a specific prefix and create an appropriate barcode rule
  • configure the media type mappings to use a new default volume pool

Answer :make sure the tapes have barcode labels with a specific prefix and create an appropriate barcode rule

A previously used volume has been inserted into a robot without a barcode reader. Which Symantec NetBackup 7.0 administration console operation should be used to update the slot number of the tape within the robot?


Options are :

  • rescan
  • update
  • move
  • change

Answer :move

ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 8

Which two methods are used to set up disk spanning to allow backups to span multiple BasicDisk storage units? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • select Storage Units -> Storage Unit -> Allow backup to span disks
  • configure a storage unit group and add all disk storage units regardless of media server
  • confirm a Round Robin storage unit is selected at the group level
  • configure a storage unit group that consists only of disk storage units defined on a single media server
  • select Host Properties -> Media Servers -> Media -> Allow backups to span disks

Answer :configure a storage unit group that consists only of disk storage units defined on a single media server select Host Properties -> Media Servers -> Media -> Allow backups to span disks

Which two functions can be performed with a tpconfig command in Symantec NetBackup 7.0? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • freeze / unfreeze tape volumes
  • discover and display disk paths
  • display and update storage units
  • add and configure robotic libraries
  • display robot and tape drive configuration

Answer :add and configure robotic libraries display robot and tape drive configuration

Symantec NetBackup 7.0 is configured with a disk storage unit that has staging enabled. Some of the images in the disk storage unit have been successfully duplicated. The disk storage unit becomes full. What occurs next?


Options are :

  • Duplicated images are automatically purged until the low water mark has been reached.
  • Backups to the disk storage unitfails with a Status 129 because the storage unit is full.
  • The staging storage unit is skipped and backups are sent directly to the final storage unit.
  • Duplicated images are automatically purged until the high water mark has been reached.

Answer :Duplicated images are automatically purged until the low water mark has been reached.

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 2

An administrator has installed a new Symantec NetBackup 7.0 UNIX media server and has attached two tape drives. How can the administrator verify that Symantec NetBackup can configure the tape drives?


Options are :

  • install the Symantec tape drivers
  • use the "scan" command
  • list the contents of the /dev/rmt folder
  • modify thevm.conf

Answer :use the "scan" command

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

Answer :Cleaning Frequency (In hours)

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
  • the two new LTO4 tape drives into an existing storage unit with the existing tape drives
  • a new storage unit for each tape drive
  • a new storage unit for the LTO4 tape drives

Answer :a new storage unit for the LTO4 tape drives

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Assessment Exam Set 11

In addition to NetBackup and None, which two are default volume pools in Symantec NetBackup 7.0? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • CatalogBackup
  • DataStore
  • Vault
  • Scratch
  • Clean

Answer :CatalogBackup DataStore

In Symantec NetBackup 7.0 there are currently three storage units (STU-A, STU-B, and STU-C). Only STU-A is set as On Demand Only. Three policies have been created as follows: PolicyA is set up to use storage unit STU-A. PolicyB is set up as an "Any Available" storage unit. PolicyC is set up to use STU-C. If STU-B fills up, and STU-A and STU-C still have available space, what happens to future backups for PolicyB?


Options are :

  • Backups will use STU-A
  • Backups will fail with an error message indicating that media is unavailable.
  • Backups will use STU-C
  • Backups will remain queued waiting for available space on STU-B

Answer :Backups will use STU-C

Which default Windows Open File Backup method is used during a backup for a newly installed Symantec NetBackup 7.0 Windows 2003 client?


Options are :

  • Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)
  • snapshot provider configured in Global Client Attribute
  • VERITAS Snapshot Provider (VSP)
  • Advanced Open File Option (AOFO)

Answer :Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

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

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


Options are :

  • 6
  • 10
  • 16
  • 8

Answer :6

Which action must be performed to add new media to a tape library?


Options are :

  • compare contents with volume
  • update volume configuration
  • move Volumes dialog box
  • import media

Answer :update volume configuration

By default, how often does the Schedule Backup Attempt property cause Symantec NetBackup 7.0 to retry backups?


Options are :

  • once in 8 hours
  • twice in 24 hours
  • twice in 12 hours
  • once in 24 hours

Answer :twice in 12 hours

ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 8

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


Options are :

  • tapeconfig
  • tldconfig
  • tpconfig
  • tpautoconfig

Answer :tpconfig

An administrator configures two standalone LTO4 tape drives on a Symantec NetBackup 7.0 media server with an existing tape library with an LTO4 drive. How should the administrator configure the storage units?


Options are :

  • place the two standalone drives in an existing storage unit with the other LTO4 drives
  • place the two standalone drives in a single new storage unit
  • place each standalone drive in its own storage unit
  • place the two standalone drives in a new storage unit group

Answer :place the two standalone drives in a single new storage unit

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