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

You are auditing a current storage environment that is not utilizing storage tiering. The information gained from the audit is to be used in a new storage tiering design that will have 4 tiers (Tiers 1-4). You need to determine the location for archive data which needs to be accessible but is not used heavily. Where should you store this data?


Options are :

  • Tier 3: Mid-range to low-end storage arrays with fast, reliable network connections.
  • Tier 1: High-end storage arrays with fast, reliable network connections.
  • Tier 4: low-cost media, such as tape, with little consideration given to performance.
  • Tier 2: High-end arrays, but performance is not a priority.

Answer : Tier 3: Mid-range to low-end storage arrays with fast, reliable network connections.

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

You are not able to find a physical device corresponding to the disk ID in the disk media record when one of the subdisks associated with the plex fails. You need to check the plex state to solve the problem. What will be the status of the plex in this situation?


Options are :

  • INACTIVE
  • UNENABLED
  • DISCONNECTED
  • NODEVICE

Answer : NODEVICE

What is the default limit to the number of subdisks that can be attached to a single plex?


Options are :

  • Unlimited
  • 2048
  • 1024
  • 4096

Answer : 4096

Which physical storage device is the equivalent to a virtual volume?


Options are :

  • A block
  • A disk
  • A directory
  • A partition

Answer : A partition

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 7

Which two restrictions does relayout place on the administration of a volume while it is in progress? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • During a relayout, you cannot change the number of mirrors in a volume.
  • During a relayout, you cannot change the number of subdisks in a volume.
  • During a relayout, you cannot create a snapshot of a volume.
  • During a relayout, you cannot create a backup of a volume.
  • During a relayout, you cannot create a sparse plex.

Answer : During a relayout, you cannot create a snapshot of a volume. During a relayout, you cannot create a sparse plex.

A system administrator has a large amount of data that is not being accessed on the company's storage devices. This excess amount of data is causing slow access to the active data. You want to set up automatic relocation of data so that data expires as per its defined age. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Quality of Storage Service (QoSS) to set the threshold for automatic relocation of data
  • Use the Virtual Data Aging Service (VDAS) to set the threshold automatic relocation of data.
  • Use the Intelligent Volume Service (IVS) to set the threshold for automatic relocation of data.
  • Use the Data Movement Service (DMS) to set the threshold for automatic relocation of data.

Answer : Use the Quality of Storage Service (QoSS) to set the threshold for automatic relocation of data

If You want to allow non-layered volume to change to layered stripe-mirror volume while remaining online. What is the correct procedure to perform this conversion?


Options are :

  • Unmount the file system, stop the volume, convert the volume, start the volume, and remount the file system.
  • Resync the volume, convert the volume, and mirror the volume.
  • Stop the volume and then convert the volume
  • Convert the volume, stop the volume, remount the file system, and start the volume.

Answer : Resync the volume, convert the volume, and mirror the volume.

ST0-135 Symantec Network Access Controls Technical Exam Set 2

What does the value for volume size represent in the LENGTH field of a vxprint output?


Options are :

  • Kilobytes
  • Sectors
  • Bytes
  • Blocks

Answer : Blocks

You are administering a Storage Foundation 5. 0 server. You want to run the servers I/O software stack to re-channel the request made from the failed path to an alternative path. You want to ensure that the data access is uninterrupted. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Enable Point-In-Time Copy (PITC) in FlashSnap.
  • Use Cross-platform Data Sharing (CDS).
  • Create a VxVM object using Intelligent Storage Provisioning (ISP).
  • Use Dynamic Multipathing (DMP).

Answer : Use Dynamic Multipathing (DMP).

When you attempt to start the RAID-5 volume, you are prompted with an error message "VxVM ERROR V-5-1-1237 Volume r5vol is not startable; some subdisks are unusable and the parity is stale. " You want to remove this error and start the RAID-5 volume. How will you ensure that you do not encounter this error again?


Options are :

  • Use two or more RAID-5 log plexes in RAID-5 volumes.
  • Reattach the subdisks.
  • Use a single RAID-5 log plex in RAID-5 volumes.
  • Change the subdisks.

Answer : Use two or more RAID-5 log plexes in RAID-5 volumes.

250-252 Administration ofVeritas Storage Foundation 6.0 Test Set 2

While working under VxVM control, you discover that the vxplex command has failed because a previously attached plex did not complete. You get the following error message: "VxVM vxplex ERROR V-5-1-809 Plex plex1 in volume volume1 is locked by another utility." You must resolve this error with minimum administrative effort. How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Clear the fields for the volume and its components
  • Reboot the system
  • Detach the plex and reattach
  • Reattempt to execute the vxplex command

Answer : Clear the fields for the volume and its components

You are planning a relayout for a 10GB RAID-5 volume with a RAID-5 log to a stripe-mirror configuration. Dirty-region logging is indicated by the volume's sizE. How would you plan to address the logs?


Options are :

  • Relayout will remove log plexes from the volume, but the DRL must be created after relayout is complete.
  • Remove the RAID-5 log and create a DRL prior to the relayout operation.
  • The RAID-5 log should be removed prior to the relayout and after the relayout completes, the DRL should be created separately
  • Use the "convertlogs" option of vxassist to cause the relayout job to convert the log plexes.

Answer : The RAID-5 log should be removed prior to the relayout and after the relayout completes, the DRL should be created separately

You are turning on the quota on a file system for the first time. You want to ensure you are able to establish quota for a group of users named finance. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Create a file named quota and place it in the root directory of the file system.
  • Create a file named quota.grp that is owned by the root of the file system
  • Create a file named quota and assign it to the finance group.
  • Create a file named quota.grp and assign it to the group of users

Answer : Create a file named quota.grp that is owned by the root of the file system

250-254 Administration of Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 Test Set 6

How many free partitions do you need to encapsulate a boot disk ?


Options are :

  • 3
  • 1
  • 4
  • 2

Answer : 2

Consider a situation where you run the vxdmpadm start restore command and encounter an error message VxVM vxdmpadm ERROR V-5-1-3243 The VxVM restore daemon is already running. How will you solve this error?


Options are :

  • Stop vxdmpadm and start vxdarestorE.
  • Stop vxdmpadm and restart vxdmpadm.
  • Stop vxdmpadm and reboot the system
  • Restart the all the VxVM daemons.

Answer : Stop vxdmpadm and restart vxdmpadm.

You work in a Server Operations Center (SOC) with other administrators monitoring VxVM background tasks after you initiate them. You need to set up a VxVM task so that these SOC administrators can track your background tasks against the change control documentation. What would you do address this requirement?


Options are :

  • Use the "-t" flag to mark the task with the change control number
  • Use the "-n" flag to associate the task with the change control number.
  • Use the vxtask tag command to associate the task id with the change control number.
  • Use the vxtask label command to mark the task with the change control number

Answer : Use the "-t" flag to mark the task with the change control number Use the vxtask label command to mark the task with the change control number

ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 11

You have replaced disks on a system under the VxVM control and you get an error VxVM vxconfigrestore ERROR V-5-1-6012 There are two backups that have the same disk group name with different disk group id. How will you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Rename one of the disk groups.
  • Specify the disk group by its name rather than by its ID.
  • Delete the backup file, in dginfo, /etc/vx/cbr/bk/diskgroup. dgid/ dgid.dginfo
  • Specify the disk group by its ID rather than by its name

Answer : Specify the disk group by its ID rather than by its name

The VxVM operation fails while importing a disk group and you get an error message "VxVM vxdg ERROR V-5-1-2907 diskgroup: Disk group does not exist" How will you solve this problem?


Options are :

  • If the disk group already exists on the exported host, import it to the current host.
  • Restore the configuration for the disk group from the backup.
  • Export a disk group from another host.
  • Export a disk group from the current host and import the disk group to another host.

Answer : If the disk group already exists on the exported host, import it to the current host.

The vxprint command output for volume vol07 indicates that it has three plexes. How will you determine which plexes are used for data?


Options are :

  • Note the RECORD TYPE field. Data plexes are designated with PL.
  • Note the STATE field. Non-data plexes will be indicated by the value: LOG.
  • Note the lengths. Data plexes are all the same length.
  • Note the STATE field. Data plexes will be indicated by the value: MIRROR.

Answer : Note the STATE field. Non-data plexes will be indicated by the value: LOG.

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 8

While working under VxVM control, you get an error message "VxVM vxassist ERROR V-5- 1-2935 No more space in disk group configuration." This message indicates that there is no more space in the disk group configuration database for VxVM object records. How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Delete some files from the current disk for some free space.
  • Copy the contents of several volumes to another disk group and then delete the volumes from the current disk group.
  • Add an additional disk to perform the operation
  • Copy the contents of the volumes to another disk group.

Answer : Copy the contents of several volumes to another disk group and then delete the volumes from the current disk group.

You have a system that has two disks - disk01 and disk02, which are mapped into the system configuration during boot as disks c0t0d0s2 and c0t1d0s2, respectively. A failure has caused disk01 to become detached. What would you do to view the status of the failed disk01?


Options are :

  • Use the vxdisk list command
  • Use the vxdg list command
  • Use the vxprint command
  • Use the vxdg -s list command

Answer : Use the vxdisk list command

You want to preserve data on existing slices on the disk and want to put this disk under Volume Manager control without loosing any data. How will you preserve the data?


Options are :

  • By initializing
  • By saving the data on the disk
  • By exporting data to another disk
  • By encapsulating the disk

Answer : By encapsulating the disk

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

You need to create a storage checkpoint that contains file system metadata and data blocks. You want to ensure that the storage checkpoint that you create can be mounted, accessed, and written in Veritas File System. The storage checkpoint that you create must represent an image of the active file system. Which type of storage checkpoint should you create to meet this goal?


Options are :

  • Create non-mountable storage checkpoint
  • Create nodata storage checkpoint.
  • Create removable storage checkpoint.
  • Create data storage checkpoint.

Answer : Create data storage checkpoint.

You are creating a volume and need the storage allocated in: 1. Concatenated disks 2. Form columns 3. Form mirrors You want to specify the space allocation across multiple volume. When you are working on Veritas File System, you get an error: NOTICE:msgent x:mesg 001:V-2-1:vx_nospace - test_mpt file system full (n block extent). How will you resolve this error?(Each correct Answer presents part of the solution. Select two.)


Options are :

  • Defragment the file system.
  • Free up more space on the file system.
  • Disable and enable the file system
  • Kill the runaway process.

Answer : Defragment the file system. Free up more space on the file system.

How would you define a template that is used in Intelligent Storage Provisioning (ISP)?


Options are :

  • It is a collection of rules that specify the performance and reliability characteristics for volumes.
  • It is a set of storage pool definitions for a data pool and its clone pools that define how storage is organized within the disk group.
  • It is a storage pool that contains snapshots of your primary data.
  • It creates volumes from available storage with the required capabilities that you specify.

Answer : It creates volumes from available storage with the required capabilities that you specify.

250-400 Administration of Altiris Client Management Suite Set 3

You have encapsulated the disk for swap partitions and created mirrors under the VxVM control. Which files in /etc get modified when the root disk is encapsulated?


Options are :

  • vfstab and file system
  • volboot and file system
  • vfstab and rootdisk
  • mnttab and file system

Answer : vfstab and file system

While performing a VxVM operation, you discover that the disk group configuration has become corrupt. You want to check the changes in the VxVM configuration data and automatically record any configuration changes that occur. What would you do in this situation?


Options are :

  • Use the vxconfigbackupd daemon to monitors changes to the VxVM configuration.
  • Use the vxrelocd daemon to monitor monitors changes to the VxVM configuration.
  • Use the vxconfigd daemon to monitor changes to the VxVM configuration.
  • Use vxdctl daemon to monitors changes to the VxVM configuration.

Answer : Use the vxconfigbackupd daemon to monitors changes to the VxVM configuration.

You are required to change a volume named vol1 in disk group mydg1 from a RAID-5 volume layout to a mirror-stripe (RAID 0+1) volume layout. You want to follow the correct procedure to change the volume layout. Which sequence of commands would you follow to achieve this goal?


Options are :

  • vxassist -g mydg1 convert vol1 layout=stripe-mirrorvxassist -g mydg1 relayout vol1 layout=mirror-stripe
  • vxassist -g mydg1 relayout vol1 layout=stripe-mirrorvxassist -g mydg1 convert vol1 layout=mirror-stripe
  • vxassist -g mydg1 relayout vol1 layout=mirror-stripe
  • vxassist -g mydg1 convert vol1 layout=mirror-stripe

Answer : vxassist -g mydg1 relayout vol1 layout=stripe-mirrorvxassist -g mydg1 convert vol1 layout=mirror-stripe

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

You are working with the Storage Foundation Intelligent Storage Provisioning feature, to create a new mirrored volume. To prevent system failure, you want to ensure that you are able to perform a recovery of mirrored volumes in minimum response time. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Create a Snap object log.
  • Create a Dirty Region Log.
  • Create a RAID-5 log.
  • Create a Data Change Map log.

Answer : Create a Dirty Region Log.

The 'Administer' button in the Storage Foundation Management Server user interface for a host is continually red, and the vxsvc32 agent is listed as DOWN. How do you solve this problem?


Options are :

  • Reinstall the agent
  • Reconfigure the Storage Foundation management Server.
  • Restart Storage Foundation Management Server.
  • Change the types.ini configuration file on the Central Management Server.

Answer : Change the types.ini configuration file on the Central Management Server.

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