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

When the system is configured to boot a volume from the root system, you get an error "VxVM vxconfigd ERROR V-5-1-1049 System boot disk does not have a valid rootvol plex". How will you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Stop and restart the vxconfigd daemon on the node indicated.
  • Try to boot from one of the named disks using the associated boot command that is listed in the message.
  • Reboot the system.
  • Check other error messages appearing on the console and take the actions suggested in the descriptions of those messages.

Answer : Try to boot from one of the named disks using the associated boot command that is listed in the message.

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

What is the minimum number of plexes required for true mirroring to provide redundancy of data?


Options are :

  • Four
  • One
  • Three
  • Two

Answer : Two

After upgrading the Volume Manager, you are trying to start a vxconfigd daemon. You get the following error message: "VxVM vxconfigd ERROR V-5-1-543 Differeing version of vxconfigd installed" How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Reconfigure the Volume Managerconfiguration datA
  • Reboot the system
  • Re-upgrade the Volume Manger.
  • Restart vxconfigd daemon.

Answer : Reboot the system

There are four volumes that are striped across five disks. One of the disks fails. From how many volumes will you restore the data?


Options are :

  • Four volumes
  • One volume
  • Three volumes
  • Two volumes

Answer : Four volumes

250-405 Administration of Symantec Management Platform Test Set 2

Which three are the database agents that are supported by Storage Foundation High Availability version? (Select three)


Options are :

  • Sybase
  • DB/2
  • Ingress
  • Oracle
  • Informix
  • SQL

Answer : Sybase DB/2 Oracle

You are responsible for administering a server with mirrored volume layouts. You noticed that the last time the server was down, the server took longer than usual to resynchronize the mirrors. You want to make configuration changes on the server to reduce resynchronization timE. Which actions will you perform?


Options are :

  • Run the vxse_redundancy rule and plan configuration changes to eliminate any rule violations it reports.
  • Run the vxse_rootmir rule and plan configuration changes to eliminate any rule violations it reports.
  • Run the vxse_drl1 rule and plan configuration changes to eliminate any rule violations it reports.
  • Run the vxprint command, inspect the storage configuration manually, and write a plan to place dirty region logs on the three biggest volumes.

Answer : Run the vxse_drl1 rule and plan configuration changes to eliminate any rule violations it reports.

While performing a disk group joins operation, you get an error "VxVM vxdg ERROR V-5-1- 2866 object: Record already exists in disk group." You want to resolve this error. How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Delete the disk group and recreate it with another name.
  • Import a disk group and rename it.
  • Change the object name to same as disk group.
  • Change the object name in the disk group.

Answer : Change the object name in the disk group.

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 3

Which form of Disk Spanning allows you to map data in equally-sized chunks alternating across multiple disks and is also known as interleaving?


Options are :

  • Concatenation
  • Mirroring
  • Striping
  • Parity

Answer : Striping

You want to shrink the volume named payvol to 20 MB and resize the VxFS file system automatically. The volume is in the disk group named hrdg. The volume must be resized on the defined disk group. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use vxresize to resize the volume containing the filesystem.
  • Use vxresize to shrink the file system first, and then shrink the volume.
  • Use vxassist to shrink the volume first, and then shrink the file system.
  • Use vxassist to shrink the file system first, and then shrink the volume.

Answer : Use vxresize to resize the volume containing the filesystem.

Which command will you use to determine the operating mode of vxconfigd?


Options are :

  • vxdctl enable
  • vxmode
  • vxdctl mode
  • ps -ef |grep vxconfig

Answer : vxdctl mode

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

Which structure records are stored in the private region? (Each correct Answer presents part of the solution. Select three)


Options are :

  • Partition tables
  • Disk group kernel log
  • Disk group configuration
  • Disk and disk group ID
  • File system metadata

Answer : Disk group kernel log Disk group configuration Disk and disk group ID

What does the ACTIVE plex state indicate?


Options are :

  • The plex does not participate in any I/O when plex is offline, so the contents of plex become outdated if the volume is actively written.
  • The plex state does not define which plex has the active data, and which plex does not have the active data.
  • The volume is currently started, and the volume is able to perform I/O.
  • The data in the plex is not synchronized with the data in the CLEAN plexes

Answer : The volume is currently started, and the volume is able to perform I/O.

While encapsulating a disk, you discover that a volume is removed as a part of the existing configuration. You want to restore the data on the disk as it was before removal of the disk. As the first step, you recreate the volume using the vxdg make command. What should you do next?


Options are :

  • Restore the data on the volume
  • Restore the plexes on the volume
  • Replace the disk
  • Start the hot-relocation process

Answer : Restore the data on the volume

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 7

Which device interface must have access to the disks before a disk can be brought under VxVM control?


Options are :

  • Volume Manager Application
  • Enclosure
  • Operating System
  • Disk Group

Answer : Operating System

While working under VxVM control, you execute a command:vxassist -g hrdg mirror payvol hrdg03 What will be the expected result of this command?


Options are :

  • This command will list the disk under disk group hrdg.
  • This command will not execute.
  • This command will mirror the volume payvol from the disk group hrdg, using the disk hrdg03.
  • This command will mirror the user volumes to the destination disk.

Answer : This command will mirror the volume payvol from the disk group hrdg, using the disk hrdg03.

You want to rename a boot disk group because it contains volumes that are in use by mounted file systems. Before you rename, you want to unencapsulate the root disk. Which command is used to unencapsulate the root disk?


Options are :

  • Vxvol
  • Vxroot
  • Vxmirror
  • Vxunroot

Answer : Vxunroot

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 5

You were working with Veritas Volume Manager and the Volume Manager failed due to disk failure. You are required to recover the Veritas Volume Manager Configuration. Identify the correct sequence of actions that you would perform in this situation. 1. Reinstall the operating system 2. Replace the failed disk 3. Recover the VxVM configuration 4. Add the Volume Manager Packages 5. Startup Hot-relocation 6. Clean up the system configuration


Options are :

  • 4, 3, 2,6,1,5
  • 2, 1, 4,3,6,5
  • 6, 2, 1,4,5,3
  • 3, 6, 1,5,2,4

Answer : 2, 1, 4,3,6,5

You are monitoring a file system on a Solaris operating system using Veritas Volume Manager when the following kernel message appears: WARNING: msgcnt x: mesg 069: V-2- 69: memory usage specified by the vxfs:vxfs_ninode and vxfs:vx_bc_bufhwm parameters exceeds available memory; the system may hang under heavy load. You need to resolve this error. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Leave the parameters at current levels and disregard the system message because it is a false message.
  • Reduce the value of one or both parameters to less than 50% of physical memory or to 66% of kernel virtual memory
  • Remove either the physical memory parameter or the kernel virtual memory parameter.
  • Increase the value of one or both parameters to 100% of physical memory or to 100% of kernel virtual memory

Answer : Reduce the value of one or both parameters to less than 50% of physical memory or to 66% of kernel virtual memory

You are accessing the public region of a drive. You get an error message stating that the disk has failed. What could be the possible reason for this message?


Options are :

  • VxVM can access the public and the private region of the drive but the plex on the drive is disabled.
  • VxVM can access the public region of the drive but there are uncorrectable I/O failures on the private region of the drive.
  • VxVM can access the private region but there are uncorrectable I/O failures on the public region of the drive.
  • VxVM cannot access the private region or the public region of the drive.

Answer : VxVM can access the public region of the drive but there are uncorrectable I/O failures on the private region of the drive.

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

You have large number of mirrored volumes, and the resynchronization process on mirrored volumes will take lot of time. You want to address enable Dirty Region Logging (DRL) and find out the cause why it takes a long time for resynchronization. You want to check the status of DRL logging to see if it is already enabled.How will you accomplish this task?


Options are :

  • Use the vxprint command with the -F%drllogging $DCOVOL option
  • Use the vxprint command with the -F%drllogging $$DCONAME option
  • Use the vxprint command with the -F%drllogging $DRLVOL option
  • Use the vxprint command with the -F%dcologging $DCOVOL option

Answer : Use the vxprint command with the -F%drllogging $$DCONAME option

You have installed Storage Foundation 5. 0 Standard server with a number of hosts. You want to centrally monitor and manage the hosts. You also want to generate reports for the hosts and the storage resources that the hosts consume. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Install Veritas Storage Foundation Management Host on Storage Foundation 5. 0server.
  • Install the Veritas Quick I/O option on Storage Foundation 5. 0server.
  • Install Veritas Storage Foundation Management Server on Storage Foundation 5. 0server.
  • Upgrade Storage Foundation 5. 0Standard to Storage Foundation 5. 0 Enterprise.

Answer : Install Veritas Storage Foundation Management Server on Storage Foundation 5. 0server.

You are performing a move operation under VxVM control. You cannot find the disk involved in a disk group. In addition, you get the following error message: "VxVM vxconfigd ERROR V-5-1-4551 dg_move_recover: cant locate disk(s), giving up" How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Use vxconfigd command to import a disk group.
  • Use vxdg command to clean the disk group to be imported
  • Use vxassist command to clean the disk group to be imported.
  • Use vxdisk command to import a disk group.

Answer : Use vxdg command to clean the disk group to be imported

250-405 Administration of Symantec Management Platform Test Set 1

You have created a set of volumes within a disk group. What is the size of a volume that displays a length of 20480 in a vxprint output, on a Solaris system?


Options are :

  • 15 megabytes
  • 10 megabytes
  • 20 megabytes
  • 25 megabytes

Answer : 10 megabytes

You need to create a volume for the HR department. You need to mount a file system with a high demand for I/O throughput. You are aware that spanning the volume across multiple disks will increase the I/O performance. Which risk should you be aware of when spanning the volume across multiple disks?


Options are :

  • Requirement for disk redundancy
  • Single disk failure causes volume failure
  • Write throughput degradation
  • Poor I/O performance

Answer : Single disk failure causes volume failure

While working with volume under VxVM control, you discover that a subdisk is detached from a RAID-5 volume. Because of the failure of the disk or an uncorrectable error on the disk, you get the following error message: "VxVM vxio WARNING V-5-0-237 object subdisk detached from RAID-5 volume at column column offset offset" How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Reboot the system to correct the problem.
  • Reattach the subdisk using vxreattach command.
  • Replace the failed disk.
  • Correct the errors on the disk

Answer : Replace the failed disk.

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 8

While deporting a disk group under the VxVM control, the disk group fails. What could be the possible reason for the disk group failure?


Options are :

  • The disk group contains volumes that are in use.
  • The file system is unmounted.
  • The database is unmounted.
  • An access to the disk group is disabled.

Answer : The disk group contains volumes that are in use.

While working on the Storage Foundation 5. 0 server, you execute the following command:fsckptadm-n create sat_8pm /mnt0 What is the expected outcome of this command?


Options are :

  • This command will convert the storage checkpoint to the nodata storage checkpoint.
  • This command will create a storage checkpoint, but not the nodata storage checkpoint.
  • This command will create a removable storage checkpoint.
  • This command will create a nodata storage checkpoint.

Answer : This command will create a nodata storage checkpoint.

While accessing a node in the Dynamic Multipathing (DMP) database you get an error "VxVM vxdmp NOTICE V-5-0-111 disabled dmpnode dmpnode_device_number". How will you resolve this error? (Each correct Answer presents part of the solution. Select two.)


Options are :

  • If possible correct the hardware failures Then, recover the volume using the vxrecover command.
  • Enable the appropriate controllers to allow at least one path under this DMP node.
  • Replace the hardware because there may be a problem with host-bus adapter.
  • Check the underlying hardware to recover the desired path.

Answer : Enable the appropriate controllers to allow at least one path under this DMP node. Check the underlying hardware to recover the desired path.

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

You place six physical disks under Volume Manager control to create 10GB of volume. You want to use this volume as an archive directory. You need to create a volume that will store three copies of the archived data. Which command will you use to create a volume with three plexes?


Options are :

  • vxassist make archivevol 30g layout=stripe-mirror ncolumn=3
  • vxassist make archivevol 10g layout=stripe-mirror nmirror=3
  • vxassist make archivevol 10g layout=stripe-mirror ncolumn=3
  • vxassist make archivevol 30g layout=stripe-mirror nmirror=3

Answer : vxassist make archivevol 10g layout=stripe-mirror nmirror=3

You are responsible for administering the Storage Foundation for Sybase server. You want to remove a mounted volume. What should you do first to ensure you are able to remove the mounted volume?


Options are :

  • Remove the snapshot from the associated volume.
  • Recursivelyremove all plexes and subdisks
  • Unmount the file system.
  • Disassociate the snapshot from the associated volume

Answer : Recursivelyremove all plexes and subdisks

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