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

When working on Storage Foundation 5. 0 on HP-UX, you are unable to log in to Veritas Enterprise Administrator. You have converted shadow passwords with long passwords. After converting to shadow password with long password, the users are unable to log into Veritas Enterprise Administrator. You check and ensure that the users are part of the vrtsadm group. Error" V-39-53247-3 Error while connecting to Server. The user name or password is incorrect. Please retype your user name and password, and try connecting to the server again." You want to ensure all users who are part of the vrtsadm group are able to log on to the Veritas Enterprise Administrator. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Apply appropriate patch to Veritas Enterprise Administrator. (Correct)
  • Restart the Volume Manager.
  • Change the Shadow password.
  • Retype the username and password

Answer : Apply appropriate patch to Veritas Enterprise Administrator.

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 3

You are managing a Storage Foundation 5. 0 server that has Storage Foundation Management Server (SFMS) software installed. You force a placement policy to a file system using the Storage Foundation Management Server (SFMS). What is the outcome when a policy is forced to a file system?


Options are :

  • The file system will apply the SFMS policies only in the case where its own policies cannot be assigned.
  • The file system will retain its policies and discard the SFMS policies.
  • The file system will incorporate the changes of both the policies.
  • The current policies of the file system are overwritten by the SFMS policies. (Correct)

Answer : The current policies of the file system are overwritten by the SFMS policies.

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

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

You have Storage Foundation 5. 0 installed on Solaris 10. When managing Storage Foundation 5. 0 from Storage Foundation Management server, you get an error "The action agent has stopped running. Rule manager is no longer available. " You need to resolve this error immediately. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Restart the agent. (Correct)
  • Reconfigure the agent.
  • Restart the Storage Foundation Management Server.
  • Reinstall the agent.

Answer : Restart the agent.

250-371 Administration Symantec NetBackup 7.5 Windows Exam Set 4

You have a Storage Foundation 5. 0 server with a number of mirrored volumes. You need to appropriately utilize the free space on the mirrored volumes. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Mirror several striped plexes
  • Concatenate several underlying mirror volumes (Correct)
  • Mirror several concatenated plexes
  • Concatenate and stripe several underlying mirror volumes

Answer : Concatenate several underlying mirror volumes

Modify the system in the /etc directory


Options are :

  • The command verifies the status of Authentication Broker.
  • The command verifies the status of Symantec Authentication service. (Correct)
  • The command verifies the Fully Qualified Host Name.
  • The command verifies the status of Root Broker.

Answer : The command verifies the status of Symantec Authentication service.

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

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

250-371 Administration Symantec Net Backup 7.5 Windows Exam Set 7

After installing Veritas Enterprise Administrator, you start the VEA with the profile name that you have specified. When you click the Console View, what does it display? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Active Events (Correct)
  • Volume Summary
  • Disk History
  • Alerts (Correct)

Answer : Active Events Alerts

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 Volume Replicator.
  • Install Veritas Cluster Server. (Correct)
  • Install Veritas Cluster File System.

Answer : Install Veritas Cluster Server.

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 :

  • 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. (Correct)
  • Upgrade the existing operating system with SP 3.

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

ST0-085 Symantec Security Information Manager Practice Exam Set 1

While monitoring the Storage Foundation 5. 0 environment in your organization, you get a kernel message specifying a disk failure. In which order would you perform the actions below to resolve this error? 1. Confirm that the problem is caused by a disk failure. 2. Unmount the file system and use fsck to run a full structural check. 3. Check the console log for I/O erros. 4. Replace the disk before the file system is mounted for write access


Options are :

  • 1,4,3,2
  • 1,3,4,2
  • 2,4,1,3 (Correct)
  • 2,1,4,3

Answer : 2,4,1,3

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

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 :

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

Answer : Schedule regular defragmentation runs using the cron command.

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

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

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
  • RAID-5
  • Concatenated-striped
  • Mirrored (Correct)

Answer : Mirrored

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

You have the hot-relocation feature enabled on your Storage Foundation Server. However, you are getting a disk failure error and you want to resolve the problem by using the vxrelocd daemon. Identify the correct sequence of steps that you will perform to resolve this problem? 1. Inform the administrator regarding the failed disk by electronic mail. 2. Initiate the appropriate recovery procedures. 3. Detect the failure by vxrelocd daemon to the failed disk. 4. Determine if any subdisks can be relocated.


Options are :

  • 2,1,3,4
  • 2,4,1,3 (Correct)
  • 4,1,2,3
  • 4,3,1,2

Answer : 2,4,1,3

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 round robin policy
  • Apply the prefer policy
  • Apply the select policy (Correct)
  • Apply the siteread policy

Answer : Apply the select policy

Which rule will you use to discover disabled controllers failures in the Storage Foundation 5. 0 environment?


Options are :

  • vxse_dc_failures (Correct)
  • vxse_disklog
  • vxse_disk
  • vxse_host

Answer : vxse_dc_failures

ST0-135 Symantec Network Access Controls Technical Exam Set 1

What is the minimum percentage of spare disks in a disk group?


Options are :

  • 25%
  • 20%
  • 15%
  • 10% (Correct)

Answer : 10%

When you are mounting a file system, which mode sets the policy for handling I/O errors on mounted file system?


Options are :

  • disable
  • cio
  • minicache
  • ioerror (Correct)

Answer : ioerror

An I/O error has corrupted multiple plexes of a mirrored volume and has not left any plex CLEAN or ACTIVE. You are required to mark one of the plexes CLEAN and point the system to use that plex as the source for reviving the other plexes. How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Use the vxmend -g command with the fix clean plex option. (Correct)
  • Use the vxmend -g command with the on plex option.
  • Use the vxplex -g command with the att plex volume option.
  • Use the vxmend -g command with the fix stale plex option.

Answer : Use the vxmend -g command with the fix clean plex option.

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Practice Exam Set 7

You are monitoring the Storage Foundation 5. 0 environment in your organization. A disk starts receiving intermittent I/O errors and shows signs of hardware fatigue. All the data on the disk is redundant; however, in this situation, you cannot interrupt I/O. How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Copy the volume to another disk.
  • Move all the subdisks to healthier disks. (Correct)
  • Add a new drive and wait for it to populate.
  • Force the subdisks to move to a stripped volume.

Answer : Move all the subdisks to healthier disks.

Consider a situation where a system has a volume with the traditional mirror-stripe layout that consists of four disks. The volume consists of: Subdisk1 and Subdisk2, which are in Plex1 and Subdisk3 and Subdisk4, which are in Plex2. What is the volume status if both Subdisk1 and Subdisk4 fail?


Options are :

  • The volume goes into REBUILD status.
  • The volume is down because both plexes are detached. (Correct)
  • The volume remains up because of mirroring
  • The volume remains up because of striping.

Answer : The volume is down because both plexes are detached.

You have just performed maintenance operation on a system where VxVM is installed. When you start the system you realize that some disks have entered the FAILED state. After the inspection of the system, you discover that a cable is unplugged. You reconnect the cable. However, after reconnecting the cable, you need to move these disks out of the FAILED state. How should you resolve this error?


Options are :

  • Use the vxmend -g command with the fix clean plex option
  • Use the /usr/sbin/vxdctl enable command
  • Use the /etc/vx/bin/vxreattach command (Correct)
  • Use the vxvol -g command with the start volume option

Answer : Use the /etc/vx/bin/vxreattach command

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

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 -p switch (Correct)
  • Use the -d switch
  • Use the -c switch
  • Use the -l switch

Answer : Use the -p switch

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 :

  • Round robin policy
  • Prefer policy
  • Siteread policy (Correct)
  • Select policy

Answer : Siteread policy

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 :

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

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

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Practice Exam Set 4

You are responsible for managing two Storage Foundation 5. 0 servers, Srv1 and Srv2. You want to permanently move a disk group from Srv1 to Srv2. However, the Srv2 already has a disk group with the same name. You need to move the disk group without making modifications to the data on the disks. You also need to ensure that the disk group import is permanent on Srv2. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Unmirror and unencapsulate the disk group
  • Import the disk group and rename it on Srv2.
  • Rename the disk group during deport operation. (Correct)
  • Import the disk group on Srv2 as is.

Answer : Rename the disk group during deport operation.

You move a set of files from a VxFS file system to another file system. When the files are moved, the extent attributes are not moved along with the files and are lost during the migration. What could be a possible cause for this problem?


Options are :

  • The target file system is not a VxFS type file system (Correct)
  • There is a variation in the block size of source and target VxFS file system.
  • The target VxFS file system does not have enough free space to accommodate the extent attributes.
  • The target VxFS file system uses mixed block size

Answer : The target file system is not a VxFS type file system

You are administering the Storage Foundation 5. 0 environment in your organization. Some of the volumes are showing sluggish performance. Tuning the file change using vxtunefs can correct the problem. What are File Change Log tunable parameters for vxtunefs? Each correct Answer presents part of the solution. Select two.)


Options are :

  • clear
  • fcl_winterval (Correct)
  • fcl_minalloc
  • set
  • fcl_keeptime (Correct)

Answer : fcl_winterval fcl_keeptime

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 3

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 :

  • The rule will not allow you to complete this operation.
  • Use the -f option with the vxdg command (Correct)
  • 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

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