ST0-10X Veritas Storage Foundation 5 for Unix Practice Test Set 2

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 cannot access the private region or the public region of the drive.
  • 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.

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

ST0-91W Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows (STS) Test Set 6

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


Options are :

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

Answer : A partition

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 :

  • NODEVICE
  • INACTIVE
  • DISCONNECTED
  • UNENABLED

Answer : NODEVICE

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

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

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

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 :

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

Answer : Clear the fields for the volume and its components

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 :

  • Mirroring
  • Striping
  • Parity
  • Concatenation

Answer : Striping

250-371 Administration Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for Windows Set 4

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

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

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 :

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

Answer : vfstab and file system

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

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

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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 :

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

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

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

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.
  • Add an additional disk to perform the operation
  • Copy the contents of several volumes to another disk group and then delete the volumes from the current disk group.
  • 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.

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

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


Options are :

  • 2
  • 3
  • 1
  • 4

Answer : 2

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Oracle DB/2 Sybase

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

Answer : Restore the data on the volume

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Practice Exam Set 8

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

Answer : This command will create a nodata storage checkpoint.

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


Options are :

  • Kilobytes
  • Blocks
  • Bytes
  • Sectors

Answer : Blocks

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
  • Disassociate the snapshot from the associated volume
  • Unmount the file system.

Answer : Recursivelyremove all plexes and subdisks

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

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


Options are :

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

Answer : vxdctl mode

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

Answer : Apply the select policy

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You are the administrator of Veritas Volume Manager in Veritas Storage Foundation environment. You want to remove a disk from a disk group. You execute the command vxdg -g dg01rmdisk d001. After executing the command, you are prompted with the error "VxVM vxdg ERROR V-5-552 disk diskname is used by one or more subdisks." You want to ensure you are able to remove the disk from the disk group. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use -n option with vxdg command
  • Use -k option with vxdg command
  • Use -o option with vxdg command
  • Use -t option with vxdg command

Answer : Use -k option with vxdg command

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 :

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

Answer : Mirrored

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


Options are :

  • cio
  • minicache
  • disable
  • ioerror

Answer : ioerror

251-312 Administration Symantec Backup Exec 12 Windows 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 :

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

Answer : Schedule regular defragmentation runs using the cron command.

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


Options are :

  • 10%
  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 25%

Answer : 10%

How does VxFS allocate storage in the storage array?


Options are :

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

Answer : By allocating groups of extents

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Certifate Exam Set 3

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

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

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

Answer : Use the -f option with the vxdg command

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

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

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

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