250-405 Administration of Symantec Management Platform Test Set 3

What is a function of the Symantec Management Console in the Symantec Management Platform?


Options are :

  • to store data used to create reports
  • to configure the Notification Server
  • to run hardware inventory
  • to provide content for the Software Library

Answer : to configure the Notification Server

An administrator has created several policies to install software on client computers and has configured these policies to run several times during the day. Corporate policy states that software can only be installed during off-peak hours each weekday evening. What should the administrator do to ensure software installation times conform with company policy?


Options are :

  • Convert the software install policies to automation policies
  • Configure and enable a Maintenance Window policy
  • Add a blockout period to the Agent Settings policy
  • Enable software install policies to run according to the server's time zone

Answer : Configure and enable a Maintenance Window policy

Which rule type replicates custom reports between two Notification Servers?


Options are :

  • Security
  • Resources
  • Events
  • Items

Answer : Items

ST0-237 Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12 Technical Test Set 9

A computer resource, Laptop-1, is a member of the Utah Group in the USA view. How many groups can Laptop-1 be a member of in the USA view?


Options are :

  • 2
  • unlimited
  • 1
  • 3

Answer : 1

An administrator is creating a new security role for users responsible for assets on the network. These users need to be able to change the status of managed assets in the Symantec Management Console as computers are added or removed from the environment. Which two 'Right Click Menu - Set Asset Status' privileges allow the administrator to accomplish this goal? (Select two).


Options are :

  • Retire
  • Active
  • Delete
  • Add
  • Remove

Answer : Retire Active

Which Symantec Management Platform component processes data sent by the Altiris Agent and stores it in the Configuration Management Database?


Options are :

  • Site Services
  • Symantec Management Console
  • Software Management Framework
  • Notification Server

Answer : Notification Server

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What is a function of the Site Server?


Options are :

  • to set up package and task servers to interact with Notification Server
  • to act as a Notification Server and to communicate with the Symantec Management Agent in remote locations
  • to act as a failover for Notification Server and the Symantec Management Agent
  • to offload processing from the Notification Server and to reduce network usage

Answer : to offload processing from the Notification Server and to reduce network usage

Which method is recommended for an administrator to install updated agents on all computers after migrating from Notification Server 7.0 to Symantec Management Platform 7.5?


Options are :

  • Agent Upgrade Policy
  • Manual Pull
  • Scheduled Push
  • Manual Push

Answer : Agent Upgrade Policy

What must exist before an administrator can create an organizational group?


Options are :

  • organizational view
  • Active Directory connection
  • organization folder
  • new resource type

Answer : organizational view

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Assessment Exam Set 10

An IT management company contracts with other companies to manage their IT resources using the Symantec Management Platform. Their revenue is dependent on the number of resources they manage. What should the administrator do so that they will be immediately alerted when a new computer resource is discovered?


Options are :

  • schedule the Discovered Computers report to refresh every five minutes
  • create an automation policy based on the "New Computer Discovered" system message
  • schedule the Update the All Computers Filter task to run every five minutes
  • add the administrator's address to the TO_EMAIL parameter in the New Machine automation policy

Answer : create an automation policy based on the "New Computer Discovered" system message

What is the main reason that Notification Server and Altiris Agent interact?


Options are :

  • to communicate instructions and events
  • to manage licenses and software on managed computers
  • to share information with components in the Software Management Framework
  • to extend the Altiris Agent's functionality

Answer : to communicate instructions and events

When creating a new security role, the abilities to 'Create Portal Pages' and 'Create Web Parts' are examples of which type of security options?


Options are :

  • permissions
  • scopes
  • rights
  • privileges

Answer : privileges

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Practice Exam Set 11

A Symantec Management Platform (SMP) report writer has written a custom report using a SQL query that accidentally deleted several rows of data from the Configuration Management Database (CMDB). What can the SMP administrator do to prevent this from happening in the future while still allowing the report writer to create SQL custom reports?


Options are :

  • Configure the database setting in the console to use an account with read-only access for running public reports
  • Remove the Edit SQL Directly privilege from all security roles where the report writer is a member
  • Remove the report writer from all security roles except Symantec Administrators
  • In SQL Server, remove the report writer from the CMDB's db_datawriter database role

Answer : Configure the database setting in the console to use an account with read-only access for running public reports

An administrator creates a policy to install software. The company policy dictates that the installation begin at a specific date and time. How can the administrator schedule the policy to run only once at a specific date and time?


Options are :

  • use the schedule window, enter the date and start time, and configure to check every zero hours
  • use schedule time and select 'Run as soon as computer is notified (only runs once)'
  • use the schedule window, enter the date, and set start time and end time to the same value
  • use schedule time, enter the start time, and enter a specific start date in the advanced options

Answer : use schedule time, enter the start time, and enter a specific start date in the advanced options

Several computer resources displayed within the Active Directory Organizational View were previously removed from Microsoft Active Directory organizational units. An Active Directory import is scheduled to run weekly. Which action can the administrator take to remove these computer resources automatically from the Configuration Management Database (CMDB)?


Options are :

  • Enable the Directory Synchronization Schedule console option on the Active Directory Import page
  • Create a resource filter that contains these computers and delete them all at once from the filter
  • Create and enable a server task to run a SQL query to remove the computer resources
  • Create and enable an automation policy that removes these computer resources

Answer : Enable the Directory Synchronization Schedule console option on the Active Directory Import page

250-265 Data Protection Administration UNIX Practice Test Set 2

Which readiness check error can the Symantec Installation Manager remediate?


Options are :

  • IIS 7.0
  • SQL 2005 Express
  • Insufficient RAM
  • IIS 6 Compatibility

Answer : IIS 6 Compatibility

What is required for a Notification Server to be added to a hierarchy?


Options are :

  • Site Server running the Task Service
  • Site Server running both the Package and Task Service
  • Site Server running the Replication Service
  • Site Server running the Package Service

Answer : Site Server running the Package Service

There are three client machines that need to receive revised configuration policies as soon as possible before the next scheduled configuration update without rebooting so that proper patch execution may occur. Which sample task and scheduling option should the administrator use to update these three machines with the latest policy?


Options are :

  • Restart Computer, Now
  • Update Client Configuration, Set schedule to past time
  • Update Client Configuration, Now
  • Update the "All Computers" Filter, Now

Answer : Update Client Configuration, Now

ST0-237 Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12 Technical Test Set 11

What are two ways that permissions are set within the Security Role Manager? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • inheritance
  • NT rights assignment
  • domain membership
  • security role membership
  • explicitly granted

Answer : inheritance explicitly granted

Under which menu option are filters located in the Symantec Management Console?


Options are :

  • Settings
  • Actions
  • Home
  • Manage

Answer : Manage

How can an administrator create a new database for an existing Symantec Management Platform 7.5 (SMP)?


Options are :

  • by running the Symantec Installation Manager readiness check and specifying the new database name
  • by running a repair on SMP and selecting New Database Name in Symantec Installation Manager
  • by selecting Create New Database in the console database settings
  • by using SQL Server Management Studio

Answer : by selecting Create New Database in the console database settings

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

An administrator wants to use their current LDAP structure as the foundation for the site design. Which tool allows the administrator to create a site structure from the existing LDAP environment?


Options are :

  • New Site Wizard
  • Site Import Wizard
  • Import Microsoft Active Directory
  • Automation Policy

Answer : Import Microsoft Active Directory

What defines the link between user and computer resources?


Options are :

  • Resource Association
  • Resource Data Class
  • Resource Link
  • Resource Type

Answer : Resource Association

Which type of policy can be used to send an e-mail to the administrator that contains a report or a data source as an HTML file?


Options are :

  • Agent policy
  • Automation policy
  • User policy
  • Remediation policy

Answer : Automation policy

ST0-135 Symantec Network Access Controls Technical Exam Set 6

Agent policies are stored in which type of file?


Options are :

  • .ini
  • .policy
  • .xml
  • .config

Answer : .ini

An administrator needs to review several Symantec Management Console reports daily and would like to have them in a single view. How can the reports be combined into a single view?


Options are :

  • link each of the reports to a single custom sub-menu item
  • create a custom dashboard that merges the reports
  • export the reports and import them into one custom folder
  • create a custom portal page that displays each of the reports as web parts

Answer : create a custom portal page that displays each of the reports as web parts

Which components comprise Site Management?


Options are :

  • Site, AexSVC Server, Class A Subnet, SQL Service
  • Site, FTP Server, Subnet, Altiris Service
  • Site, Site Server, Subnet, Site Services
  • Site, OAB Server, Subnet, Site Services

Answer : Site, Site Server, Subnet, Site Services

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

A parent company has expanded their network through a recent acquisition with 50,000 additional workstations. The administrator has been tasked with expanding the Symantec Management Platform architecture on Windows XP to service the additional machines. According to Symantec recommendations, what is the minimum number of Task Servers that should be considered?


Options are :

  • 2
  • 1
  • 5
  • 10

Answer : 10

Which service must be configured on all Notification Servers to set up a hierarchy?


Options are :

  • Task
  • PXE
  • OOB
  • Package

Answer : Package

Which feature characterizes the centralized management model?


Options are :

  • Language barriers between sites
  • Several data centers
  • A single IT management team
  • A large company with subsidiaries

Answer : A single IT management team

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