250-270 Administration of Symantec Net Backup 7.0 Unix Exam Set 5

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


Options are :

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

Answer :Allow multiple data streams

A Symantec NetBackup 7.0 administrator at an accounting company has assigned the following default data classifications to the data that is being protected on a single disk storage unit. Type of dataData Classification E-mailPlatinum Financial dataGold SalesSilver PersonnelBronze Disk space is now limited and the administrator needs to ensure that financial data is preserved longer than e-mail datA. What should the administrator do?


Options are :

  • manuallyduplicate the data again to the same disk storage unit using a lifecycle policy and set the data classification value to Platinum
  • alter the rank for the Gold data classification to be higher than the rank of the Platinum data classification
  • delete the Platinum data classification ID associated with e-mail data and re-define it for use with financial data
  • temporarilysuspend the NetBackup scheduler, alter the Data Classification Names and Description to reflect their new values, and resume the scheduler

Answer :alter the rank for the Gold data classification to be higher than the rank of the Platinum data classification

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

All Symantec NetBackup 7.0 media servers in an organization are part of a server group called MEDIASRVGRP and are sharing tape drives. Symantec NetBackup clients are configured in policies using "Any Available" for the "Policy storage" attribute. Which media sharing attribute should the administrator specify so that the media server that writes the image to the media owns the media?


Options are :

  • None
  • All
  • MEDIASRVGRP
  • Any

Answer :None

What is required to perform FlashBackup backups for UNIX clients?


Options are :

  • enable Retain Snapshot for Instant Recovery in the policy attribute
  • use the ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES directive as the Backup Selection
  • specify the raw character device names as the Backup Selection
  • enable Multiple data streams in the policy attribute

Answer :specify the raw character device names as the Backup Selection

Two disk storage units, STU-A and STU-B, with default settings are configured. Two policies, POL1 and POL2, are scheduled to start at the same time. POL1 uses STU-A and POL2 uses "Any Available" storage unit. What is the status of the jobs initiated by POL1 and POL2?


Options are :

  • POL1 job uses STU-A and POL2 job uses STU-B.
  • Both POL1 and POL2 use STU-A only.
  • POL1 job uses STU-A and POL2 job fails with error "Storage units are not available."
  • POL1 job uses STU-A and POL2 job queues until POL1 job completes.

Answer :POL1 job uses STU-A and POL2 job fails with error "Storage units are not available."

ST0-135 Symantec Network Access Control 12.1 Technical Asses Set 1

Two tapes with Media IDs TP501L and TP502L exist in a Symantec NetBackup 7.0 environment. Media ID TP501L was originally allocated to the SERVERS volume pool and Media ID TP502L was allocated to the SCRATCH volume pool. A policy is configured to use the SERVERS volume pool. The policy runs and media ID TP501L is allocated for use. All images on media ID TP501L have now expired. Media ID TP501L will be allocated to which volume pool?


Options are :

  • NetBackup
  • SCRATCH
  • None
  • SERVERS

Answer :SERVERS

250-271 Administration Symantec Net Backup 7.5 for Unix Exam Set 5

Which operation can be performed against all active and queued jobs when using the Activity Monitor from the administration console?


Options are :

  • suspend all jobs
  • delete all jobs
  • cancel all jobs
  • checkpoint all jobs

Answer :cancel all jobs

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


Options are :

  • Media List
  • Tape Summary
  • Tape List
  • Media Contents

Answer :Tape Summary

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
  • vmchange
  • bpassign
  • bpimport

Answer :vmquery

250-352 Administration of Storage Foundation and HA 6.0 Test Set 6

In which two areas in the Symantec NetBackup 7.0 administration console can throughput of a backup be found? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Media Logs
  • All Log Entries
  • Device Monitor
  • Activity Monitor
  • Performance Wizard

Answer :All Log Entries Activity Monitor

Refer to the exhibit. An administrator needs to restore an individual file that was accidentally deleted from a server. When selecting the backup images for a restore, the folders listed in the left-pane window are greyed out. When selecting one of these folders, the list of files on the right-pane window is empty even though files have been backed up from this folder in the past. What can the administrator do to restore individual files in the Backup, Archive, and Restore interface?


Options are :

  • The media with the restore data is encrypted and the password needs to be supplied.
  • The administrator needs to login to a system, such as the masterserver, that has permissions to run the restore job.
  • The media with the data needs to be placed into the tape library,then the library needs to be inventoried.
  • The restore needs to be changed from a true image backup to a normal backup.

Answer :The restore needs to be changed from a true image backup to a normal backup.

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

Answer :The catalog recovery freezes the catalog tapes

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 8

For which two use cases is it appropriate to run manual backups? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • to back up a client before an upgrade
  • to force a queued job to run immediately
  • to consolidaterestore points
  • to span jobs across multiple media
  • to troubleshoot job errors

Answer :to back up a client before an upgrade to troubleshoot job errors

Which cleaning method should be used when robotic-automatic cleaning is unsupported?


Options are :

  • calendar-based cleaning
  • TapeAlert cleaning
  • frequency-based cleaning
  • library-based cleaning

Answer :frequency-based cleaning

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 :

  • OpsCenter server
  • master server
  • media server
  • ClientB
  • ClientA

Answer :master server ClientA

250-270 Administration of Symantec NetBackup 7.0 Unix Test Set 4

Refer to the exhibit. How can tape T00307 be made available for additional backups going to the "servers" volume pool?


Options are :

  • enable the "Allow backups to span tape media" setting in host properties
  • use a retention level of 1 for the backups
  • change the tape's volume pool to the scratch pool
  • use thebpexpdate command to expire all images on the tape

Answer :use thebpexpdate command to expire all images on the tape

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


Options are :

  • Tape Logs
  • Tape Contents
  • Tape Summary
  • Tape Written

Answer :Tape Written

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
  • runbprecover -wizard from the command line with additional switches
  • run import on all media in the robot
  • import catalog image to disk to a temporary location

Answer :identify catalog backup from the images database

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 8

The new IT Manager requests a detailed list of all media servers, which includes information about which tape libraries are attached to them and which media is currently installed in each tape library. Which command should an administrator use to obtain this information?


Options are :

  • ndmp (NetBackup Detail Management Program)
  • nbmss (NetBackup Master Support Script)
  • nbsu (NetBackup Support Utility)
  • ncss (NetBackup Consolidated Support Script)

Answer :nbsu (NetBackup Support Utility)

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 :

  • nbemmcmd
  • bpmedia
  • bpsetmedia
  • bpimmedia

Answer :bpmedia

Which command provides a list of disk pools required for restoring a client?


Options are :

  • bpimagelist
  • bpdiskinfo
  • vmquery
  • nbdevquery

Answer :bpimagelist

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Practice Exam Set 1

The Symantec NetBackup 7.0 operations staff suspects that there is a problem with the robot showing all of the media they just added. However, the list of tapes displayed in the administration console is incomplete. What should be done to troubleshoot this problem?


Options are :

  • perform a number of test backups to see if any of the new tapes are being used
  • run the tape contents report to see if any of the tapes have been written to
  • run the vmphyinv command to physically inventory the robot
  • stop and restart the bprd and bptm services/processes on the media servers

Answer :run the vmphyinv command to physically inventory the robot

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 :

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

Answer :relabel the tape

On UNIX clients, the busy-file processing feature allows which two actions when an busy file is encountered during a backup? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • abort the backup job
  • take a snapshot of the file
  • retry the backup of the busy file
  • send an email notification
  • retry the backup job

Answer :retry the backup of the busy file send an email notification

251-312 Administration Symantec Backup Exec 12 Windows Exam Set 7

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
  • add the reports to Scheduled Reports

Answer :add the reports under My Dashboard

A Symantec NetBackup 7.0 master server is actively processing backups on two tape drives as follows: Job Detail Job 1 - Priority=10, multiplexing=2 Job 2 - Priority=15, multiplexing=2 Job 3 - Priority=15, multiplexing=1 Job 4 - Priority=10, multiplexing=1 Job 5 - Priority=10, multiplexing=2 Job 6 - Priority=15, multiplexing=1 Job 7 - Priority=20, multiplexing=1 Jobs 1, 2 and 3 are actively writing to tape and jobs 4, 5, 6 and 7 are queued awaiting resources. Job 2 has just finished writing. Which queued job will go active next?


Options are :

  • 7
  • 6
  • 4
  • 5

Answer :5

A master server controls five media servers, each running 100 jobs per day. The master server has two CPUs and 2 GB of RAM. A company purchases an additional media server and adds it to the Symantec NetBackup 7.0 domain. The performance of the master server is severely affected and jobs are now queuing. Which action should an administrator take to resolve this problem?


Options are :

  • add CPUs to the master server
  • add HBAs to the master server
  • add disk space to the master server
  • add memory to the master server

Answer :add memory to the master server

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 7

A server's file system is corrupt and a restore is required. The system is being backed up using True Image Restore ("Collect true image restore information with move detection" is enabled 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 :

  • 3
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2

Answer :1

Media server A has performed a backup of a client. An administrator needs to perform a restore of data to the client immediately and media server A is currently busy performing backups. Media server B has access to the same tape library and is available. One way to allow media server B to restore the client's data is by enabling media sharing, however the administrator is unable to enable this feature without first consulting the team lead, who is unavailable. How can the restore for the client be accommodated as soon as possible?


Options are :

  • add media server B to the "Media host override" list in the host properties, as a restore server
  • add media server B to the "Alternate server restore" list in the host properties, as a restore server
  • add the client to the "Alternate client restore" list in the host properties, to be available for alternate server restores
  • update the job priority on the restore to be higher priority than the backups running and run the restore job

Answer :add media server B to the "Media host override" list in the host properties, as a restore server

Which two utilities can be used to view and monitor all running Symantec NetBackup 7.0 jobs? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • MMC Snap-in
  • Job Tracker
  • Backup, Archive, and Restore interface
  • Activity Monitor
  • OpsCenter

Answer :Activity Monitor OpsCenter

250-400 Administration of Altiris Client Management Suite Set 3

A server's file system is corrupt and a restore is required. The system is being backed up using True Image Restore ("Collect true image restore information with move detection" is enabled 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 maximum number of backup images that will be used to restore all of the most recent data for this server?


Options are :

  • 2
  • 1
  • 3
  • 4

Answer :3

A company needs to back up 500 GB of data on an important system in less than 8 hours. The system uses a 100 BaseT network. Which solution meets the company requirements?


Options are :

  • increase the backup window to allow the backup to complete
  • back up the data over a 1000BaseT network
  • enable multiple data streams for the system
  • enable compression on the backup policy

Answer :back up the data over a 1000BaseT network

What should be entered into the SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS file to set the data buffer size to 64 KB?


Options are :

  • BUFFERSIZE = 65536
  • BUFFERSIZE = 64
  • 64
  • 65536

Answer :65536

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 1

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 :

  • Client Backups
  • Tape Logs
  • Status of Backups
  • Tape Summary

Answer :Status of Backups

Refer to the exhibit. What is the meaning of the check and slash marks found in the checkboxes?


Options are :

  • The slash means that the data exists in the catalog but is unverified.
  • The check means that all data in the folder will be restored.
  • The slash means the folder will only be created if it is nonexistent.
  • The check means that the data exists in the catalog and is verified.

Answer :The check means that all data in the folder will be restored.

The NetBackup Resource Broker (NBRB) maintains resource requests for jobs that are queued. Which two criteria does NBRB use to evaluate the resource requests and provide resources to each job sequentially? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • available network bandwidth
  • job priority
  • time when NBRB receives the request
  • data classification rank ID
  • date of last successful backup

Answer :job priority time when NBRB receives the request

ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 6

Refer to the exhibit. Two media servers, each with one standalone tape drive, exist in the Symantec NetBackup 7.0 environment shown in the exhibit. Both weekly full and daily differential incremental backups need to run for the clients and each schedule has a different retention period. Because of network topology, some clients back up to media server 1 and some back up to media server 2. How can the administrator accomplish this task while minimizing the number of times that tapes will need to be manually changed?


Options are :

  • enable "Allow multiple retentions" in the media servers' host properties
  • enable "Enable unrestricted media sharing for all media servers" in the master server's host properties
  • enable "Allow multiple retentions" in the master server's host properties
  • enable "Enable unrestricted media sharing" in the media servers' host properties

Answer :enable "Allow multiple retentions" in the media servers' host properties

A Symantec NetBackup 7.0 client and media server are separated by a slow wide area network (WAN) connection. Which policy attribute should be enabled to minimize the amount of data that travels over the WAN?


Options are :

  • limit jobs per policy
  • enable network throttle
  • allow multiple data streams
  • compression

Answer :compression

An organization needs to have backups span between different BasicDisk storage units. The "Allow backups to span disk" setting has been enabled in the host properties. What else needs to be done to allow backups to span disks? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • create a disk pool with all the appropriate disk volumes
  • put theBasicDisk storage units in a Round Robin storage unit group
  • put theBasicDisk storage units in a Prioritized storage unit group
  • enable the "Enable standalone drive extension" setting in host properties
  • configure the media server as a storage server

Answer :put theBasicDisk storage units in a Round Robin storage unit group put theBasicDisk storage units in a Prioritized storage unit group

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 8

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 :

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

Answer :Backups need to be sent to theBasicDisk storage unit.

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 :

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

Answer :Tape Logs All Log Entries

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 :

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

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

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 9

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 :

  • initiate and then suspend the restore job, then select "resume at" and select "in 6 hours"
  • use the "Go into effect at" setting on the restore job to start the job at3 A.m.
  • schedule a task to automatically start a bprestore command at 3 A.m.
  • 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.

An administrator is having difficulty determining the status of a drive and wants to manually load a tape into the drive. Which command should the administrator use to accomplish this?


Options are :

  • vmcheckyyy
  • robtest
  • bpmedia
  • vmoprcmd

Answer :robtest

Which report shows how many volumes are at each retention level?


Options are :

  • Tape List
  • Tape Summary
  • Tape Logs
  • Tape Contents

Answer :Tape Summary

ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 4

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