251-312 Administration of Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Exam Set 1

A robotic library appears in the Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers Administration Console, but the four tape drives fail to display under the Robotic Library and Stand-alone Drives sections of the Devices view. The four tape drives also fail to appear under the Tape Devices branch of the Device Manager. What are three possible causes for the missing devices? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • The Library Expansion Option license is missing.
  • The robotic library is unsupported by Windows.
  • Multiple LUN support is disabled on the host bus adapter.
  • Cables to the devices are disconnected.
  • Power to the devices is disconnected.

Answer : Multiple LUN support is disabled on the host bus adapter. Cables to the devices are disconnected. Power to the devices is disconnected.

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

Which two are supported items in a device pool? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Remote disk drive
  • Stand-alone tape drive
  • Backup-to-Disk folder
  • Media sets
  • Cascaded drive pool

Answer : Stand-alone tape drive Backup-to-Disk folder

Tape MONDAY12 is allocated. The Append Period has expired and the Overwrite Protection Period (OPP) expires in one week. A label operation has been performed to re-label the tape to MKT0001. What happens next?


Options are :

  • A label applies a new name to a piece of media and the header of the tape is changed to the new name, rendering it blank.
  • The header is erased and the tape is moved into the Scratch media set.
  • A random pattern of zeros and ones are written across the surface of the media, rendering it blank.
  • The tape retains its label and data until its OPP is expired.

Answer : A label applies a new name to a piece of media and the header of the tape is changed to the new name, rendering it blank.

Which three methods are used to immediately place a tape into the Scratch media set? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Quick erase media
  • Label media
  • Rename media
  • Move to scratch
  • Scan media

Answer : Quick erase media Label media Move to scratch

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 9

A customer is taking media offsite each day. The customer wants to increase the amount of time to wait from when the media is allocated and when it is sent to the vault. Where can this property be changed?


Options are :

  • Time Rules properties
  • Vault Rules properties
  • Media Rules properties
  • Wait Rules properties

Answer : Vault Rules properties

Which function enables backups of different servers to be grouped together and simultaneously backed up on multiple drives from a single media server?


Options are :

  • Use the Backup Wizard to set up two jobs
  • Create one backup job with two selection lists
  • Create one selection list for each server
  • Use a policy to create a backup strategy for both servers

Answer : Use a policy to create a backup strategy for both servers

What happens when you run Update Vault using Wizard in Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers (Backup Exec)?


Options are :

  • Moves media to the Foreign media set
  • Moves media to the Imported media set
  • Changes the media location in the Backup Exec interface
  • Changes the Overwrite Protection Period to Infinite

Answer : Changes the media location in the Backup Exec interface

250-352 Administration of Storage Foundation and HA 6.0 Test Set 4

Which two display the device driver being used for a tape drive? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Windows Device Manager
  • BEDiag
  • BEUtility
  • Backup Exec GUI
  • MSConfig

Answer : Windows Device Manager BEDiag

The backup fails with an invalid schedule message. What would cause this o occur?


Options are :

  • The backup was attempted after the availability window was closed
  • The schedule type in the policy was set incorrectly to full schedule.
  • The resource for the backup job was unavailable at that time.
  • The backup priority for the backup job was set incorrectly.

Answer : The backup was attempted after the availability window was closed

Which action can a backup administrator take to ensure that Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers avoids using a specific tape device?


Options are :

  • Change the status of the device to Down
  • Change the status of the device to Inactive
  • Change the status of the device to Offline
  • Change the status of the device to Paused

Answer : Change the status of the device to Paused

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 1

Which three are valid templates? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Restore
  • Duplicate Backup Sets
  • Backup
  • Export Media
  • Verify

Answer : Duplicate Backup Sets Backup Export Media

Under which two modes can Symantec tape device drivers be installed? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Administrator
  • User
  • System
  • Virtual
  • Kernel

Answer : User Kernel

A monthly template in a policy must take precedence over a weekly template in the same policy. The backup administrator wants to create a template rule to specify this precedence. How does the backup administrator configure the template rule?


Options are :

  • in the Job Setup task pane, select New Rule from the File menu
  • In the policy window, select New Rule
  • In the policy window, select Edit Template, and then select New Rule
  • In the rules window, select Add

Answer : In the policy window, select New Rule

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 1

All of the backups using Backup-to-Disk (B2D) folders fail. What can cause the jobs to fail?


Options are :

  • The maximum size for B2D files is set too small.
  • The allocated maximum size option for B2D is enabled.
  • The disk being used for the B2D files is full.
  • The B2D high disk threshold is set to maximum available disk space

Answer : The disk being used for the B2D files is full.

Which statement is true about the Robotic Automatic Cleaning method?


Options are :

  • The cleaning is scheduled from the proprietary software running on the library.
  • The tape drive notifies the media server that it must be cleaned.
  • The tape drive notifies the robot that it must be cleaned
  • Automatic cleaning runs periodically, based on the number of writes per month

Answer : The tape drive notifies the robot that it must be cleaned

A job is scheduled to start at 18:00:00 tonight. What can be configured to terminate the job if it runs past midnight (00:00:00)?


Options are :

  • Set the Time Window from 18:00:00 through 00:00:00
  • Enable automatic cancellation and set to 6 hours
  • Set the Effective Date to today's date
  • Set the Availability Window from 18:00:00 through 00:00:00

Answer : Enable automatic cancellation and set to 6 hours

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Exam Set 11

What needs to be combined in order to create policy jobs?


Options are :

  • Selection lists and jobs
  • Policies and selection lists
  • Template rules and jobs
  • Media sets and templates

Answer : Policies and selection lists

Which procedure is used to replace a malfunctioning FireWire device on a media server?


Options are :

  • Use the Device Discovery Wizard, replace the FireWire device, and restart failed jobs
  • Pause running jobs, replace the FireWire device, and resume the paused jobs
  • Use the Hot-swappable Device Wizard, replace the FireWire device, and restart failed jobs
  • Replace the FireWire device and restart failed jobs

Answer : Use the Hot-swappable Device Wizard, replace the FireWire device, and restart failed jobs

Which compression type produces the least network traffic in a multi-server backup environment?


Options are :

  • Compression with encryption
  • Hardware compression
  • Software compression
  • Compression with de-duplication

Answer : Software compression

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

By default, the size of Backup-to-Disk (B2D) files in a B2D folder is increased as backup data is written into them. Where can changes be made so that new B2D files created in the same B2D folder are immediately created at the full size instead of growing as the data is written?


Options are :

  • Properties of the B2D folder in Devices
  • Properties of the B2D files in the B2D folder
  • Properties of the Global Settings for B2D folders
  • Properties of the Media Set that contains the B2D folder

Answer : Properties of the B2D folder in Devices

Given a default installation for Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers. What are the two job property defaults established during the installation? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Append and Overwrite Protection Periods for the Keep Data Infinitely media set are set to Infinite.
  • All inventoried media will be allocated to the Keep Data Infinitely media set
  • All cataloged media will be allocated to the Keep Data Infinitely media set.
  • All backup jobs created are targeted to the Keep Data Infinitely media set.
  • Append and Overwrite Protection Periods for the Keep Data Infinitely media set are set to None

Answer : Append and Overwrite Protection Periods for the Keep Data Infinitely media set are set to Infinite. All backup jobs created are targeted to the Keep Data Infinitely media set.

Which two utilities can be used for device diagnostics? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Tracer
  • Tapeinst
  • SgMon
  • BeGather
  • BEUtility

Answer : Tracer SgMon

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

The backup administrator recently left the company. What is the easiest ay to configure all backup jobs to use the new backup administrator's account?


Options are :

  • Create the new account using the Logon Account Wizard; delete all jobs; re-create all jobs using the new account
  • In the Logon Account Management dialog box, select the old account; click Replace; select the new account
  • In the Backup Exec interface, select Tools --> Wizards --> Logon Account Wizard --> Replace Accounts
  • Create the new account; edit each individual job to use the new account

Answer : In the Logon Account Management dialog box, select the old account; click Replace; select the new account

Where is a media vault created for offsite storage?


Options are :

  • Media tab -- > Media Set --> New Media Set
  • Devices tab --> Robotic Libraries --> Configure Partitions
  • Devices tab --> Robotic Libraries --> Export Expired Media
  • Media tab -- > Media Location --> New Media Vault

Answer : Media tab -- > Media Location --> New Media Vault

How is software compression processed when using encryption?


Options are :

  • Data is uncompressed and then encrypted.
  • Data is uncompressed and then unencrypted
  • Data is compressed and then encrypted.
  • Data is encrypted and then compressed.

Answer : Data is compressed and then encrypted.

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

Which two statements are accurate regarding full backups and copy backups? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Copy backups can reset the archive bit of backed up files; full backups are unable to reset the archive bit.
  • Full backups can reset the archive bit of backed up files; copy backups are unable to reset the archive bit.
  • Full backups and copy backups are different names for the exact same backup method.
  • Full backups and copy backups can be configured to reset the archive bit of backed up files
  • Full backups and copy backups of the same resource include the same data

Answer : Full backups can reset the archive bit of backed up files; copy backups are unable to reset the archive bit. Full backups and copy backups of the same resource include the same data

What must be performed to permanently remove media from Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers (Backup Exec)?


Options are :

  • Move the media to Offline; right-click on the media; select Delete
  • Move the media to the Scratch media set, right-click on the media; select Delete
  • Move the media to the Backup Exec recycle bin; empty the recycle bin
  • Move the media to the Retired media set; right-click on the media; select Delete

Answer : Move the media to the Retired media set; right-click on the media; select Delete

What is a logical destination of a backup job?


Options are :

  • Media group
  • Media unit
  • Media set
  • Media pool

Answer : Media set

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

There are multiple templates in a policy. Some of the templates have the same scheduled start time. What can be applied to ensure that only one job runs at a time?


Options are :

  • Relationship sets
  • Template rules
  • Template priority
  • Conflict resolution rules

Answer : Template rules

Which media set property is initiated each time data is added to media in the Appendable state?


Options are :

  • Overwrite Protection Period
  • Retention Period
  • Media Update Period
  • Append Period

Answer : Overwrite Protection Period

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