251-312 Administration of Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Exam Set 2

A backup job is configured to export media to the offline media vault after ompleting the monthly full backup. The move media job failed to run. The backup administrator wants o view the configuration for when media is moved to the offline media vault. How does the backup dministrator find this information?


Options are :

  • Under the Media tab, select the properties of the offline media vault and view the Vault Rules tab
  • Under the Devices tab, select the properties of the robotic library and view the Configuration tab
  • Under the Media tab, select the properties of the media set and view the Vault Rules tab
  • Under the Devices tab, select the properties of the tape drive and view the Configuration tab

Answer : Under the Media tab, select the properties of the media set and view the Vault Rules tab

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 5

Which Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers backup method backs up new and changed files and then resets the archive bit after it finishes?


Options are :

  • Working set
  • Differential
  • Incremental
  • Copy

Answer : Incremental

A Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers media server is being recovered. The tape containing the most current full backup is mounted in the internal tape device. What is the next step that should be taken?


Options are :

  • Import the media
  • Scan the media
  • Catalog the media
  • Inventory the media

Answer : Inventory the media

Which type of data is contained in the Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers IMG folders?


Options are :

  • Open File Option data
  • Granular Recovery Technology data
  • True Image Recovery data
  • Synthetic Backup data

Answer : Granular Recovery Technology data

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

A backup job fails when targeting a Backup-to-Disk folder. Which three conditions would cause a backup-to-disk device to show as being offline? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • The drive used has run out of available disk space.
  • The directory is set for read-only.
  • The target disk is on a NAS device.
  • The device has been disconnected
  • The folder is on a RAID array.

Answer : The drive used has run out of available disk space. The directory is set for read-only. The device has been disconnected

Which three statements are true about the rename operation for a piece of media? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • For a rename operation, the new label is written to the piece of media during the next overwrite operation.
  • Renaming enables you to change the name of the piece of media without losing the current data on the piece of media.
  • When a renamed non-barcoded piece of media is moved to another media server, the piece of media is automatically moved to the Imported media set.
  • Renaming causes the piece of media to immediately be overwritten with the new name, and all data on the piece of media is lost.
  • When a renamed non-barcoded piece of media is moved to another media server, the piece of media is automatically moved to the Catalog media set.
  • For a rename operation, the new label is immediately written to the piece of media

Answer : For a rename operation, the new label is written to the piece of media during the next overwrite operation. Renaming enables you to change the name of the piece of media without losing the current data on the piece of media. When a renamed non-barcoded piece of media is moved to another media server, the piece of media is automatically moved to the Imported media set.

A daily full backup template targets the daily media set. The backup administrator wants the last full backup of the month to target the monthly media set. Only one full backup should run every day. How does the backup administrator configure the monthly full backup?


Options are :

  • Schedule the daily template to exclude the last day of the month and place the daily template above the monthly template in the policy
  • Use template rules to specify that the monthly backup template supersedes the daily backup template
  • Use template precedence to specify a high precedence for the monthly template and the default precedence for the daily template
  • Use media availability windows to exclude the daily media set on the last day of the month

Answer : Use template rules to specify that the monthly backup template supersedes the daily backup template

ST0-135 Symantec Network Access Controls Technical Exam Set 5

What is the correct process for adding USB tape devices to Backup Exec 12 or Windows Servers (Backup Exec)?


Options are :

  • Connect the USB tape device and it will be automatically discovered by Backup Exec
  • Run the Hot-Swappable Device Wizard and then connect the USB tape device
  • Connect the USB tape device and restart Backup Exec services
  • Restart all Backup Exec services and then connect the USB tape device

Answer : Run the Hot-Swappable Device Wizard and then connect the USB tape device

The only backup device a company has is a robotic library installed on a Storage Area Network.The CEO of the company wants to create backups of confidential data and send the tapes off-site. The backup administrator must configure these confidential backups to be written to a separate tape. The backup administrator must know which tapes contain the backups so the tapes can be pulled and sent off-site. What should the backup administrator do to accomplish this?


Options are :

  • Use the robotic library inventory to locate the tapes that were used for the confidential backups
  • Use robotic library partitioning to set up a separate slot in the library to write the confidential backups
  • Configure the confidential backup jobs to automatically eject the media when the backup job is done
  • Set up a duplicate backup job to copy the confidential backup to the mail slot portal on the robotic library

Answer : Use robotic library partitioning to set up a separate slot in the library to write the confidential backups

In which pool are concurrent operations unavailable?


Options are :

  • Tape device pool
  • Cascaded device pool
  • Disk device pool
  • Media Server device pool

Answer : Cascaded device pool

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

What are two ways to create a duplication job? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Run Tools --> Wizards --> Duplication Wizard
  • Select Job Setup --> Backup Tasks --> New job to duplicate backup sets
  • Right-click on a pending job in Job Monitor and select Duplicate
  • Right-click on an existing job and select Create Duplicate
  • Right-click an existing policy and select Duplication Job

Answer : Select Job Setup --> Backup Tasks --> New job to duplicate backup sets Right-click an existing policy and select Duplication Job

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

Which data encryption algorithm is used on Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers?


Options are :

  • Triple Data Encryption Standard (3TDES)
  • Data Encryption Standard (DES)
  • Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS)
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

Answer : Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

When would a backup administrator use a restricted encryption key instead of a common encryption key?


Options are :

  • To restrict encryption and decryption using the key
  • To restrict decryption using the key
  • To restrict encryption using the key
  • To restrict encryption key export

Answer : To restrict decryption using the key

Where is the Reset Cleaning Statistics button located?


Options are :

  • Under the General tab of the Drive Properties window
  • Under the Cleaning tab of the Drive Properties window
  • Under the Tools Device and Media Operations tab
  • Under Device Properties after right-clicking on Devices

Answer : Under the Cleaning tab of the Drive Properties window

250-371 Administration Symantec Net Backup 7.5 Windows Exam Set 6

To which three types of devices can a backup be written? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Stand-alone dri
  • Robotic library drive
  • Media set
  • Storage unit
  • Device pool

Answer : Stand-alone dri Robotic library drive Device pool

Which two are default system media sets in Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Online Media
  • Catalog Media
  • Scratch Media
  • Offline Media
  • Retired Media

Answer : Scratch Media Retired Media

A single tape-drive robotic library is attached to the Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers (Backup Exec) media server but fails to display in the Backup Exec Devices window. The library is in the correct location under the Robotic Libraries tree, but instead of listing the drive underneath it, there is a listing of Unknown Drive. The drive name is listed under Stand-alone Drives. What must be done to solve this problem?


Options are :

  • Power down the Backup Exec Server and the attached robotic library, then power up the robotic library before powering up the Backup Exec Server.
  • Run the Backup Exec Device Configuration Wizard and drag the correct drive name to the position under the robotic library
  • Restart the Backup Exec Server service and scan for new devices in Windows Device Manager.
  • Because the robotic library is unserialized and not supported by Backup Exec, replace the robotic library with a supported robotic library

Answer : Run the Backup Exec Device Configuration Wizard and drag the correct drive name to the position under the robotic library

ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 10

Which two wizards does Backup Exec provide for adding storage locations to a media server? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Policy Wizard
  • Backup Wizard
  • Hot Swappable Device Wizard
  • IDR Wizard
  • Device Configuration Wizard

Answer : Hot Swappable Device Wizard Device Configuration Wizard

High disk fragmentation has become a problem on a volume that contains Backup-to-Disk (B2D) folders. Which change can be made in Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers to mitigate future fragmentation?


Options are :

  • Disable the option "Maximum file size allocation for B2D files"
  • Decrease the size of the B2D files
  • Decrease the number of concurrent operations allowed for B2D files
  • Enable the option "Allocate the Maximum file size for B2D files"

Answer : Enable the option "Allocate the Maximum file size for B2D files"

Which three statements are true about the attributes of a device pool? Choose three.)


Options are :

  • A device pool can contain different types of drives.
  • Multiple backup jobs can be targeted to the same device pool.
  • Device priority can be set on a device pool
  • A drive can belong to more than one device pool.
  • The All Available Drives device pool can be deleted.

Answer : A device pool can contain different types of drives. Multiple backup jobs can be targeted to the same device pool. A drive can belong to more than one device pool.

ST0-095 ST0-095 Symantec Technical Foundations Security Exam Set 3

Which Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers wizard can be used to make a connected iSCSI target visible to a media server?


Options are :

  • iSCSI Wizard
  • Disk Detection Wizard
  • Hot-Swappable Device Wizard
  • Disk Discovery Wizard

Answer : Hot-Swappable Device Wizard

Which two options can be changed on a Backup-to-Disk folder that is currently online? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Online
  • Formatted
  • Paused
  • Offline
  • Enabled

Answer : Paused Enabled

The targeted device for an existing backup job has failed and must be changed. Which action allows this?


Options are :

  • Change the Device and Media settings in default Properties for this job in Job Monitor
  • Change the Device and Media settings in Properties for this job in Job Setup
  • Modify the default Device and Media settings for all jobs in the global settings
  • Delete the job and create a new one using the original selection list

Answer : Change the Device and Media settings in Properties for this job in Job Setup

250-265 Data Protection Administration UNIX Practice Test Set 2

Several stand-alone tape drives, all of the same type, are attached to a media server but none of them have sufficient capacity to complete regular backups without spanning several tapes. Which action enables regular backups to run to tape without someone onsite to manually swap tapes?


Options are :

  • Create a Standard device pool and add to it each stand-alone tape drive
  • Create a Backup-to-Disk device pool and add each stand-alone tape drive to it
  • Create a Virtual device pool for each tape drive and then manually load balance the backups
  • Create a Cascaded device pool and add to it each stand-alone tape drive

Answer : Create a Cascaded device pool and add to it each stand-alone tape drive

The two tape drives (drive1 and drive2) attached to the media server have been placed in the Tape Pool device pool. Three backups scheduled for the same time period are designated for the Tape Pool. The first two backups are assigned to the two tape drives. To which device is the third backup job written?


Options are :

  • The first available drive
  • Drive1
  • Drive2
  • The All Devices pool

Answer : The first available drive

What are two ways Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers (Backup Exec) encryption keys can be moved from Media ServerA to Media ServerB? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Create new keys on Media ServerB using the original passphrase
  • Copy the encryption key file from Media ServerA to Media ServerB
  • Restore the Media ServerA Backup Exec database on Media ServerB
  • Use Central Administration Server Option to synchronize encryption keys
  • Export encryption keys from Media ServerA and import on Media ServerB

Answer : Create new keys on Media ServerB using the original passphrase Restore the Media ServerA Backup Exec database on Media ServerB

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

Which utility can a backup administrator run to diagnose devices that are attached to a media server?


Options are :

  • BEDiag
  • DeviceDiag
  • SymDiag
  • BackupDiag

Answer : BEDiag

When a piece of media is moved from its current media set to a different media set, what happens to the Overwrite Protection Period (OPP) and Append Period (AP) for that media?


Options are :

  • The media is set to Scratch Media and the OPP and AP change to match the new media set.
  • The media is added to the new media set and has the OPP and AP set to match the new media set after it is inventoried.
  • The media is added to the new media set and the OPP and AP immediately change to match the new media set.
  • The OPP and AP are reset to the new media set properties when the media is next overwritten.

Answer : The media is added to the new media set and the OPP and AP immediately change to match the new media set.

Anew data retrieval company has a server farm with 30 TB of storage at 10% capacity. The Information Technology team is tasked to develop a backup strategy. The primary goal is to support backing up the full capacity of the server farm with the least amount of media. To meet these needs, the IT team invests in a high-capacity tape library, a stand-alone drive, and a DVD-RW drive with UDF packet writing support. The IT team also establishes a Backup-to-Disk folder.To accomplish the primary goal, which backup device is best to use when creating a backup job?


Options are :

  • Cascaded drive pool
  • DVD-RW drive with UDF packet writing support
  • High-capacity tape library
  • 4mm stand-alone drive

Answer : High-capacity tape library

ST0-085 Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7 Technical Set 4

Which two does Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers create in order to manage offsite storage? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Vault rules
  • Offsite rules
  • Media vaults
  • Backup template rules
  • Export jobs

Answer : Vault rules Media vaults

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