ST0-10X Veritas Storage Foundation 5 for Unix Practice Test Set 4

You are administering Veritas Volume Manager on the UNIX platform, and you need to remove the volume using vxassist command. Given the following steps: 1. Remove the volume entry from the /etc/vfstab file. 2. Remove all references to the volume by application programs. 3. Stop all Activity by VxVM on the volume using vxvol stop command. 4. Unmount the volume, which is mounted as a file system. What are the necessary sequential steps you need to follow before removing the volume?


Options are :

  • 4,2,1,3
  • 3,1,4,2
  • 1,4,3,2
  • 2,4,3,1

Answer : 3,1,4,2

ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 For Windows Exam Set 11

After installing Veritas Volume Manager for your large number of volumes, you will configure the volumes as per your requirement. But you find the performance is very slow. You need to reconfigure the volumes to achieve significant improvement in performance when there are multiple I/O streams. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use Striping
  • Use Mirroring
  • Use Mirroring and Striping
  • Use RAID-5

Answer : Use Mirroring

You have installed site awareness licenses on all hosts in the remote mirror configuration. You want the volume to be automatically mirrored across sites when it is created and you specify the allsites=on attribute with the vxassist command. Which read policy do you need to set to accomplish this task?


Options are :

  • Select policy
  • Prefer policy
  • Round robin policy
  • Siteread policy

Answer : Siteread policy

You were running Storage Foundation 5. 0 on an evaluation license. Two days back, the evaluation license expired. You want to retain the configuration of the existing system. You want a solution that requires minimum administrative effort. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Replace the evaluation key with a permanent license key.
  • Reinstall Storage Foundation with another evaluation key.
  • Obtain another evaluation key and replace it with the existing one.
  • Back date the system and continue using it.

Answer : Replace the evaluation key with a permanent license key.

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Certifate Exam Set 5

You are administering the Storage Foundation 5. 0 environment in your organization. There is one particular file system that continually shows a high level of fragmentation. What should you do to prevent fragmentation?


Options are :

  • Schedule regular defragmentation runs using the cron command.
  • Allocate the space available in the file system that best fits the data.
  • Use the df command regularly to monitor free space.
  • Set the initial_extent_size tunable VxFS I/O parameter

Answer : Schedule regular defragmentation runs using the cron command.

You have just installed Storage Foundation 5. 0 with Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas File System. You want to ensure that you are able to successfully install Veritas FlashSnap Agent for Symmetrix 5. 0 on Storage Foundation server. What should you do to ensure you meet the required goal?


Options are :

  • Install Veritas Quick I/O.
  • Install Veritas Cluster File System.
  • Install Veritas Cluster Server.
  • Install Veritas Volume Replicator.

Answer : Install Veritas Cluster Server.

Which command will you run to get the full path name of the file, if you only have the inode number?


Options are :

  • vxquota
  • vxlsino
  • vxquot
  • vxfsstat

Answer : vxlsino

ST0-91W ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows Exam Set 5

You have planned to implement Storage Foundation Basic in pre-production environment. You identify a server that has the following configuration: Operating System: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 with SP3. Number of CPUs: 4. Memory: 1 Gigabyte. Disk Space: 40 GB with 25 GB free. When you begin the installation, it fails with an error. What could be a probable cause?


Options are :

  • You need to upgrade the operating system to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.
  • You need to increase the memory in the system.
  • You have exceeded the maximum number of VxVM volumes
  • You have exceeded the maximum CPUs in the server.

Answer : You have exceeded the maximum CPUs in the server.

You have already removed a mirror from volume using vxassist command. After removing a mirror you will be left with only one mirror. However, you need to have at least two mirrors on a volume. What should you do to resolve this situation?


Options are :

  • Use the -f option with the vxdg command
  • The rule will not allow you to complete this operation.
  • Change the rule to allow the mirror to be removed
  • Use the -b option with the vxassist command

Answer : Use the -f option with the vxdg command

You are attempting to install Storage Foundation 5. 0 on a server that has SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9. 0 installed on it. When you initiate the installation, it fails. You must ensure that installing Storage Foundation 5. 0 has minimum impact on the server. What should you do to install Storage Foundation 5. 0 on the server?


Options are :

  • Upgrade the existing operating system with SP 3.
  • Change the operating system to Solaris 9
  • Change the operating system to Red Hat Fedora 4.
  • Upgrade the existing operating system to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.0.

Answer : Upgrade the existing operating system to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.0.

ST0-085 Symantec Security Information Manage Technical Exam Set 1

While troubleshooting the Storage Foundation 5. 0 environment in your organization, you discover that a disk group is disabled. You need to run the vxconfigrestore command to restore the disk group. In this situation, which switch will you use to perform a precommit analysis of the state of the disk group configuration?


Options are :

  • Use the -l switch
  • Use the -p switch
  • Use the -c switch
  • Use the -d switch

Answer : Use the -p switch

After installing the Volume Manager, you need to configure the Volume manager for large number of servers. You also need to consider the capacity and performance in installed environment. You want to optimize the performance of mirrored volumes by applying default Volume Manager policy. Which policy will you apply to get performance of mirrored volumes?


Options are :

  • Apply the prefer policy
  • Apply the select policy
  • Apply the siteread policy
  • Apply the round robin policy

Answer : Apply the select policy

You need to increase the size of an existing volume to 10 gigabytes. You also want to exclude storages on the controller c1 from being allocated. To meet the required goal, you execute the following command, but when executed, the command fails. vxassist -g mydg1 growto vol1 10g \use storage=noneof("Controller"="c1") What could be the possible cause for the failure?


Options are :

  • The growto parameter needs to be replaced by growby parameter.
  • You cannot exclude the c1 controller.
  • The growto parameter needs to be replaced by maxby parameter
  • The size specified is smaller than the current size of the volume.

Answer : The size specified is smaller than the current size of the volume.

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Exam Set 4

You are installing the Storage Foundation Management Server 1. 0 in Storage Foundation 5. 0 Environment. What resource you require before installing?


Options are :

  • Type of File System
  • IP address of the host
  • Authentication Broker and Management Server not set to same UC/UTC
  • Fully Qualified Host Name of the system

Answer : Fully Qualified Host Name of the system

You administer the Storage Foundation 5. 0 environment in your organization. A particular file system displays some odd I/O characteristics. Before you proceed, you decide to take a look at the current I/O parameters. Which command will you use to print the current values of the I/O parameters?


Options are :

  • vxtunefs
  • tunefstab
  • vol_maxio
  • read_pref_io

Answer : vxtunefs

You are managing a Storage Foundation 5. 0 using Storage Foundation Management Server on Solaris 10. You need to manage hosts with different domain names from the Storage Foundation Management Server. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Modify the hosts file in the /etc directory.
  • Modify the resolv.conf in the /etc directory.
  • Modify the nsswitch.conf in the /etc directory.
  • Modify the system in the /etc directory

Answer : Modify the resolv.conf in the /etc directory.

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

You are planning to install Storage Foundation 5. 0 server. You need at least 70% percent of physical I/O operations to be read operations. What type of volume should you choose to ensure that you have optimum performance improvement?


Options are :

  • Striped
  • Mirrored
  • Concatenated-striped
  • RAID-5

Answer : Mirrored

You are the administrator for the Veritas Volume Manger. You notice that the size of the disk group's configuration database in its private region is nearly full. You want to ensure that you do not lose any data from the disk group and are able to preserve the volume state. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Try to grow the private region
  • Move the disk group
  • Spilt the disk groups
  • Join the disk groups

Answer : Move the disk group

You want to install the Veritas Enterprise Administrator to manage the Veritas Storage Foundation 5. 0 server installed. Before installing the Veritas Enterprise Administrator, you need to know the installation procedure. Given the following installation procedures: 1. Start the Veritas Enterprise Administrator Server on the system to be administered. 2. Start the Veritas Enterprise Administrator Client. 3. Install the Veritas Volume Manager on the system to be administered. 4. Install the Veritas Enterprise Administrator server and client on the system to be administered. What is the correct order of steps that you need to follow?


Options are :

  • 2,1,4,3
  • 2,3,4,1
  • 3,4,1,2
  • 3,2,1,4

Answer : 3,4,1,2

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

On your Storage Foundation 5. 0 server, a mirror volume is no longer needed. You need to disassociate and remove a mirror named, vol01-02 from the disk group so that you can free up disk space. How will you accomplish this?


Options are :

  • Use the vxassist command with the remove mirror option.
  • Use the vxedit command with the rm vol01-02 option.
  • Use the vxplex command with the rm dis vol01-02 option.
  • Use the vxplex command with the dis vol01-02 option.

Answer : Use the vxplex command with the rm dis vol01-02 option.

How does VxFS allocate storage in the storage array?


Options are :

  • By allocating one block at a time
  • By allocating groups of extents
  • By allocating one inode at a time
  • By allocating random blocks

Answer : By allocating groups of extents

You need to create a new volume. The new volume will only use disks on controller 1. You want to execute the vxassist command with the ctlr:c1 storage attribute. You want to ensure that the command provides desired output. What should you ensure to meet the required goal?


Options are :

  • Ensure that storage attribute is a part of the disk.
  • Ensure that storage attribute is a part of the disk group.
  • Ensure that storage attribute is a part of the volume
  • Ensure that storage attribute is a part of the plex.

Answer : Ensure that storage attribute is a part of the disk group.

ST0-135 Symantec Network Access Controls Technical Exam Set 7

You need to mirror an existing volume named mirvol1. You need to achieve the following goals: Mirror mirvol1: Should be a single mirror to the existing volume using disk mydg01: Synchronization must take place in the background: To meet the required goal, you execute the following command: vxassist -g mydg -b make mirror mirvol1 \ use_storage= DM =mydg01 Which of the defined goals have been met?


Options are :

  • Only the first goal has been met.
  • Only first and third goals have been met.
  • All goals have been met.
  • Only first and second goals have been met.

Answer : All goals have been met.

You are administering a Storage Foundation 5. 0 server. You need to create a new mirroredstriped volume using the command line. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Mirror several striped data plexes.
  • Stripe several underlying mirror volumes.
  • Concatenate several underlying mirror volumes.
  • Mirror several concatenated plexes.

Answer : Mirror several striped data plexes.

While working under Veritas Volume Manager, you want to put a disk under the Veritas Volume Manager control. You execute the command vxdiskadd c0t1d0. What is the result of this command?


Options are :

  • The command checks for the disks can be encapsulated.
  • The command puts first disk under VxVM control on the first controller.
  • The command encapsulates the second disk on the first controller
  • The command initializes second disk on the first controller.

Answer : The command initializes second disk on the first controller.

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

You need to create a new volume that bears the failure of one enclosure and provides greater reliability. To meet the required goal, you type the following command on the command line: vxassist -g diskgroup -P storagepool make strpvol 2g layout=mirror \ nmir=2 mirror=enclosure options What should be the expected outcome of this command?


Options are :

  • The new 2GB mirrored volume will have mirrors on separate enclosures with 2 mirrors.
  • The new 2GB mirrored volume will have mirrors on separate enclosures with 2 mirrors on each enclosure.
  • The new 2GB mirrored volume will have mirrors on a single enclosure with 2 mirrors.
  • The new 2GB mirrored volume will have mirrors on separate controllers with 2 mirrors.

Answer : The new 2GB mirrored volume will have mirrors on separate enclosures with 2 mirrors.

You are creating a volume and need the storage allocated in: . Concatenated disks . Form columns . Form mirrors You want to specify the space allocation across multiple volumes. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use -P storagepool storage attribute in the vxassist command.
  • Use the -o ordered storage attribute in the vxassist command.
  • Use the -b storage attribute in the vxassist command.
  • Use -g diskgroup storage attribute in the vxassist command.

Answer : Use the -o ordered storage attribute in the vxassist command.

You have imported a disk group onto a new Storage Foundation 5. 0 server named Srv1. The existing Storage Foundation 4. 1 server named Srv1 will be decommissioned. When you attempt to use the newly imported disk group on Srv2, you get the following error: VxVM vxedit ERROR V5-1-2829 Disk group version doesn't support feature. You want to resolve this error and use the features provided by VxVM running on Srv2. How would you solve this error?


Options are :

  • Reboot Srv2.
  • Upgrade the disk group on Srv1 and then import the disk group.
  • Revert VxVM to an earlier version.
  • Explicitly upgrade the disk group to the current version.

Answer : Explicitly upgrade the disk group to the current version.

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 5

You are working on Veritas Volume Manager. You need to create volume layout from multiple regions of one or more disks, if there is not enough space available for entire volume on a single region of a disk. You want to ensure that the volume that you create provides the flexibility to extend the volume to another disk. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use RAID-5 volume
  • Use striped volume
  • Use mirrored-stripe volume
  • Use mirrored volume
  • Use concatenated volume

Answer : Use concatenated volume

You are administering the Volume Manager in Cluster environment in the datacenter showing a type of write failure on a slave node. You are not able to view the write failure occurred to other nodes in the cluster. What will be the cluster behavior under the local disk detach policy? (Each correct Answer presents part of the solution.) (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Cluster Management software moves the application to a live node
  • Application using the volume is also notified about the failure.
  • I/O is stopped for the node that first saw the failure.
  • Slave node continues to perform I/O operation from and to the volume.

Answer : Application using the volume is also notified about the failure. I/O is stopped for the node that first saw the failure.

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