251-312 Administration of Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Exam Set 7

A company's Windows workstations are backed up every night. Sometimes files are skipped. What are two possible causes for the failure? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Advanced Open File Option (AOFO) has been disabled on the remote workstations.
  • Applications are being left open on the desktops of the workstations.
  • The Remote Agent has been uninstalled from the workstations.
  • Advanced Disk-based Backup Option (ADBO) license key is missing from the backup server.
  • The files skipped are part of an exclusion list.

Answer : Advanced Open File Option (AOFO) has been disabled on the remote workstations. Applications are being left open on the desktops of the workstations.

When preparing a Disaster Recovery backup plan for a Microsoft SQL Server, which backup plan enables point-in-time recovery?


Options are :

  • Run Full Database backups and Transaction Log backups
  • Run only Transaction Log backups
  • Run only Full Database backups
  • Run Full Database backups and Filegroup backups

Answer : Run Full Database backups and Transaction Log backups

In order for Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers to back up a Remote Agent for Linux and UNIX Server (RALUS) named instance on a remote computer, which port must be opened in the firewall?


Options are :

  • Port 10000
  • Port 14343
  • Port 6103
  • Port 6101

Answer : Port 10000

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

Which three statements are true about the Advanced Open File Option (AOFO)? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • It can be used to protect removable hard drives.
  • It can be used to protect an Oracle server
  • It can be used to protect Microsoft Exchange Servers.
  • It works with Microsoft Windows Servers.
  • It creates a virtual point-in-time snapshot of each volume.

Answer : It can be used to protect removable hard drives. It works with Microsoft Windows Servers. It creates a virtual point-in-time snapshot of each volume.

What should be installed on Exchange Server 2007 to enable Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) based backups?


Options are :

  • Microsoft Exchange Server POP3 Client and Collaboration Data Objects package
  • Microsoft Exchange Server SMTP Client and Collaboration Data Objects package
  • Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects package
  • Microsoft Exchange Server NNTP Client and Collaboration Data Objects package

Answer : Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects package

A medium-sized paper company with several remote offices deploys Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers Central Admin Server Option (CASO) in their data center. The company's SLA requires that the backup environment be restored to an alternate location in the event of a data center outage. Which CASO catalog location option meets this company's SLA?


Options are :

  • Distributed Catalog
  • Exported Catalog
  • Centralized Catalog
  • Replicated Catalog

Answer : Replicated Catalog

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

Which Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers (Backup Exec) utility can be used to change the user account listed in the Backup Exec services?


Options are :

  • BEDIAG
  • Services
  • BEServices
  • ServicesMgr

Answer : ServicesMgr

Which statement is true about backing up Microsoft Exchange 2007?


Options are :

  • The Exchange Configuration utility must be installed on the Exchange Server
  • The Exchange Management tools must be installed on the media server
  • The Exchange Management tools must be installed on the Exchange Server.
  • The Exchange Configuration tools must be installed on the media server.

Answer : The Exchange Management tools must be installed on the media server

A large paper company has one Central Administration Server (CAS) in their data center and ten Managed Media Servers (MMSs) at remote locations. Restores are usually performed from the central data center, but sometimes when the network connection to the CAS is down, there is a need to restore backups at the remote locations. Which statement is true about the location of the catalog files?


Options are :

  • The catalog files should be distributed between the remote and the central locations.
  • The catalog files for all locations should be located at the data center.
  • The remote catalog files should be located at all of the remote locations.
  • The catalog files should be duplicated on both the remote and the central locations.

Answer : The catalog files should be duplicated on both the remote and the central locations.

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

Five servers (ServerA, ServerB, ServerC, ServerD, and ServerE) are all backed up by one daily backup job. Depending on server load, the backup job sometimes fails to complete within the necessary time frame. ServerD stores critical data and must be backed up daily. What can be done to ensure that ServerD is backed up within the necessary time frame?


Options are :

  • Under Resource Order, select ServerD and click Make First
  • Change the Resource Credentials for ServerD to use the administrator logon account
  • Set the job priority to Highest
  • Change the job's device pool setting to All Devices

Answer : Under Resource Order, select ServerD and click Make First

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

Which account enables Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers to access resources for backup?


Options are :

  • Service
  • Administrative
  • Domain
  • Logon

Answer : Logon

What prevents the directory structure from being deleted when an archive job runs?


Options are :

  • Enabling Save directory structure
  • Enabling Preserve tree on archive
  • Enabling Include subdirectories
  • Enabling Verify after backup completes

Answer : Enabling Preserve tree on archive

Which file system type can be used for the restore temporary staging area for backups using Granular Recovery Technology?


Options are :

  • WinFS Volume
  • FAT Volume
  • NTFS Volume
  • FAT32 Volume

Answer : NTFS Volume

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 1

A financial institution has a two-hour backup window and is required to restore individual e-mails within 20 minutes if their Microsoft Exchange Server fails. Which SLA meets the Recovery Point Objective (RTO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) requirements?


Options are :

  • RTO 20 minutes, RPO 2 hours, Individual E-mail Recovery enabled
  • RTO 2 hours, RPO 20 minutes, Granular Recovery Technology enabled
  • RTO 2 hours, RPO 20 minutes, Individual E-mail Recovery enabled
  • RTO 20 minutes, RPO 2 hours, Granular Recovery Technology enabled

Answer : RTO 20 minutes, RPO 2 hours, Granular Recovery Technology enabled

What must be associated with a new backup policy in order to create a job?


Options are :

  • A selection list
  • A template
  • A template rule
  • A Backup-to-Disk folder

Answer : A selection list

A backup administrator is responsible for backing up a server containing five drives (C, D, E, F,and G) each night. Due to the criticality of the data, the drives must be backed up in the following order: F, G, C, E, and D. Which element within Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers contains the settings that enable the backup administrator to change the order in which the drives are backed up?


Options are :

  • Policy
  • Template
  • Include/exclude list
  • Selection list

Answer : Selection list

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

A Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers media server is used to protect a server running Microsoft Windows 2000 Server on an NTFS partition. The data protection requirements for the server mandate that backup operations have minimal impact on the server's performance.What can be done to meet this requirement?


Options are :

  • Create a daily full backup job and an hourly differential backup job using archive bit
  • Create a daily full backup job and an hourly incremental backup job using archive bit
  • Create a daily full backup job and an hourly incremental backup job using NTFS Change Journal
  • Create a daily full backup job and an hourly differential backup job using NTFS Change Journal

Answer : Create a daily full backup job and an hourly incremental backup job using NTFS Change Journal

Which three statements are true about the Scheduling Time Window? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • A job may run to completion even if the Time Window is exceeded.
  • The global Time Window overrides a job's Time Window.
  • Jobs created by a policy can have different Time Windows.
  • A job's Time Window overrides the global Time Window
  • All jobs created by a policy have the same Time Window

Answer : A job may run to completion even if the Time Window is exceeded. Jobs created by a policy can have different Time Windows. A job's Time Window overrides the global Time Window

Which three parameters are defined in a policy template? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Where to write the backup
  • When to run the backup
  • Backup job type
  • Which systems to back up
  • Which files to back up

Answer : Where to write the backup When to run the backup Backup job type

ST0-10X Veritas Storage Foundation 5 for Unix Practice Test Set 6

A backup administrator wants to create a backup method that uses less data storage space and backup time. Which backup method supports this requirement?


Options are :

  • A weekly full and working set backup
  • A weekly full and differential backup
  • A weekly full and incremental backup
  • A weekly full and copy backup

Answer : A weekly full and incremental backup

A mission-critical file and print server that is continuously in use is protected using the Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers Advanced Open File Option (AOFO). The recovery point objective (RPO) for the server requires that in the event of a disaster less than four hours worth of data are lost. Which procedure ensures that the RPO is met?


Options are :

  • Configure a full backup job to run once daily and configure a differential backup job with the Restart Time Interval set to four hours
  • Configure AOFO to store the static volume on another server so that the protected server can be restored from the stored static volume
  • Configure a full backup job with the Automatic Retry Interval set to four hours
  • Configure a full backup job to run once daily and configure a differential backup job with the Automatic Retry Interval set to four hours

Answer : Configure a full backup job to run once daily and configure a differential backup job with the Restart Time Interval set to four hours

Which two must be reinstalled on remote Windows workstations after upgrading from Symantec Backup Exec 10d for Windows Servers to Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers?(Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Remote Agent for Windows Workstations
  • Remote Agent for Windows Systems
  • Advanced Open File Option
  • Advanced Remote Backup Option
  • Remote Agent for Workstation Backup

Answer : Remote Agent for Windows Systems Advanced Open File Option

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

A global company must use a "follow-the-sun" backup strategy, which means that the backup servers are constantly performing backups. The SLA requires that both DHCP and Active Directory remain available. Which Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers component is required in order to meet the SLA?


Options are :

  • Agent for Enterprise Vault Option
  • Data Protection Option
  • Advanced Open File Option
  • Central Admin Server Option

Answer : Advanced Open File Option

Which tab on the navigation bar is used by the backup administrator to change an existing selection list?


Options are :

  • Job Monitor
  • Job Setup
  • Backup
  • Edit

Answer : Job Setup

Which database application is included with Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers?


Options are :

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft SQL Desktop Edition 2000
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP2

Answer : Microsoft SQL 2005 Express

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 2

A policy performs one full backup at the end of the month, a full backup every Friday, and differential backups Monday through Thursday. At a minimum, how many backup templates must it contain?


Options are :

  • Six
  • Four
  • Three
  • One

Answer : Three

Which three can be changed when upgrading to Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers (Backup Exec)? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • The Backup Exec agents/options that will be installed
  • The location of the Backup Exec installation file
  • The Backup Exec database location
  • The Backup Exec service account user
  • The drive/directory where Backup Exec will be installed

Answer : The Backup Exec agents/options that will be installed The Backup Exec service account user The drive/directory where Backup Exec will be installed

Which three are valid configuration options for LiveUpdate within Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Download available updates now and install the updates at a scheduled time
  • Disable automatic updates
  • Notify the user when an available update is available
  • Download and install available updates at a scheduled time
  • Download available updates (let the user install them when time permits)

Answer : Disable automatic updates Notify the user when an available update is available Download and install available updates at a scheduled time

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Certifate Exam Set 1

A large enterprise provides a six-hour backup window at night, but requires failed systems to be restored immediately. Which SLA meets the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) requirements?


Options are :

  • RPO 0, RTO 6 hours
  • RPO 6 hours, RTO 0
  • RPO 6 hours, RTO 6 hours
  • RPO 0, RTO 0

Answer : RPO 6 hours, RTO 0

A web-based retailer's mission-critical servers must be online constantly, providing zero downtime in which to run a backup. Which Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers component is required in order to meet the SLA?


Options are :

  • Volume Shadow Copy Services Option
  • Central Admin Server Option
  • Advanced Disk-based Backup Option
  • Continuous Protection Server Option

Answer : Continuous Protection Server Option

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