ST0-248 Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1 UNIX Technical Exam Set 6

A cross-platform data sharing (CDS) disk consists of which three areas? (Select three.)


Options are :

  • the private region
  • the public region
  • the OS reserved area
  • the VTOC region
  • the virtual area

Answer : the public region the OS reserved area the VTOC region

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Exam Set 1

Which statements are true about deporting a disk group? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • The volumes are unavailable.
  • The disk group is deported and online.
  • The file systems are accessible.
  • The disk group is available for importing.
  • The file systems are destroyed

Answer : The volumes are unavailable. The disk group is available for importing.

Which command can be used to display the I/O policy for an enclosure?


Options are :

  • vxdmpadm display enclosure enclosure_name iopolicy
  • vxdmpadm showattr enclosure enclosure_name iopolicy
  • vxdmpadm getattr enclosure enclosure_name iopolicy
  • vxdmpadm listattr enclosure enclosure_name iopolicy

Answer : vxdmpadm getattr enclosure enclosure_name iopolicy

Which Veritas Volume Manager command can be used to explicitly report the maximum volume size that can be created using a single Volume Manager disk?


Options are :

  • vxprint
  • vxstat
  • vxassist
  • vxtrace

Answer : vxassist

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

You resized your hardware LUNs and now you want to update the disk headers and other VxVM structures to match the new LUN sizes. Which command enables you to resize a Volume Manager disk that corresponds to a LUN?


Options are :

  • vxdisk resize
  • vxvol resize
  • vxresize
  • vxassist resize

Answer : vxdisk resize

A mirrored volume is in the DISABLED state on your system, and you need to indicate that data inside a certain plex are either bad or outdated. Which command is used to mark this plex appropriately?


Options are :

  • vxvol mark plex offline
  • vxrecover plex disable
  • vxplex repair plex mirror
  • vxmend fix stale plex

Answer : vxmend fix stale plex

Which two statements are true about an online relayout operation? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • It can be performed on a sparse plex.
  • It can create a snapshot.
  • The number of mirrors can be changed.
  • Log plexes remain unchanged
  • It can be reversed at any time.

Answer : Log plexes remain unchanged It can be reversed at any time.

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 10

Plexes in a two-way mirror are out of sync. Data in one plex are stale while the other are clean. Which type of resynchronization will be carried out to recover the volume?


Options are :

  • atomic-copy
  • read-writesync
  • atomic-sync
  • read-writeback

Answer : atomic-copy

Which activities can be performed if the Volume Manager configuration has been backed up? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Re-create a corrupted disk group configuration.
  • Reinstall the private region headers of Volume Manager disks in a disk group.
  • Resynchronize a plex after the subdisks have become detached.
  • Re-create a disk group and the Volume Manager objects within it.
  • Reattach subdisks after the underlying failed disk drives have been replaced.

Answer : Re-create a corrupted disk group configuration. Reinstall the private region headers of Volume Manager disks in a disk group. Re-create a disk group and the Volume Manager objects within it.

What happens when you configure two DMP paths to an active/active array?


Options are :

  • All writes are sent down both paths.
  • Failure of one path redirects all I/O down the remaining path.
  • Failure of one path stops all I/O down the remaining path.
  • All reads are sent down both paths.

Answer : Failure of one path redirects all I/O down the remaining path.

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Assessment Exam Set 11

Which information does Volume Manager store in the private region?


Options are :

  • Disk headers
  • Configuration database
  • Kernel logs
  • Dirty region logs

Answer : Configuration database

The datavol volume in the datadg disk group has two plexes. The plexes are named P1 and P2. Due to a series of failures, the P1 plex ends up in DISABLED/RECOVER state, and the P2 plex ends up in DISABLED/STALE state. As the administrator, you are aware of the series of failures, and you know that the data on the P2 plex are still valid and have the most recent copy of your data. Which sequence of commands would recover the datavol volume?


Options are :

  • vxmend datadg fix clean P1 vxmend datadg fix clean P2 vxvol datadg start datavol
  • vxmend datadg fix clean P2 vxrecover datavol
  • vxmend datadg off P2 vxrecover s vxvol datadg start data
  • vxmend datadg fix stale P1 vxmend datadg fix clean P1 vxrecover data

Answer : vxmend datadg fix clean P2 vxrecover datavol

Which command creates a new disk group that is compatible with cross-platform data sharing (CDS)?


Options are :

  • vxdg init datadg set cds=true datadg01=c1t0d0s2
  • vxdg init datadg datadg01=c1t0d0s2
  • vxdg -g datadg init datadg01=c1t0d0s2
  • vxdg init datadg cds=true datadg01=c1t0d0s2

Answer : vxdg init datadg datadg01=c1t0d0s2

ST0-237 Symantec Loss Prevention Technical Assessment Exam Set 5

During a normal (error-free) system shutdown, Volume Manager marks all ACTIVE plexes as _____.


Options are :

  • SHUTDOWN
  • CLEAN
  • STOPPED
  • DISABLED

Answer : CLEAN

What are the advantages of a concatenated volume layout? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Is a better usage of space
  • Provides load balancing
  • Removes size restrictions
  • Provides redundancy
  • Simplifies administration

Answer : Is a better usage of space Removes size restrictions Simplifies administration

Which command is used to change the stripe unit size and number of columns for the datavol volume in the datadg disk group?


Options are :

  • vxassist datadg convert datavol stripeunit=32k ncol=5
  • vxvol datadg relayout datavol stripeunit=32k ncol=5
  • vxvol datadg convert datavol stripeunit=32k ncol=5
  • vxassist datadg relayout datavol stripeunit=32k ncol=5

Answer : vxassist datadg relayout datavol stripeunit=32k ncol=5

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

Which command can be used to display dynamic multipathing read/write statistics?


Options are :

  • vxdmpadm iostat
  • vxdmpstat -rw
  • vxstat -rw
  • vxdmpadm stat

Answer : vxdmpadm iostat

The datadg disk group contains four disks. A 100 MB volume named datavol is concatenated using two disks. There are no other volumes in the disk group. There are three processes performing random reads that are 512K in size on the volume. Output from a vxstat command indicates that all I/O activity occurred mostly on one of the two disks. Which action will more evenly distribute the I/O across all disks in the disk group?


Options are :

  • Mirror the volume using the two unused disks.
  • Remove the two unused disks from the disk group.
  • Resize the volume to use all of the disks.
  • Stripe the volume across all four disks.

Answer : Stripe the volume across all four disks.

What are path attributes that can be set for a DMP array? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • Secondary
  • Primary
  • Noactive
  • Standby
  • Priority

Answer : Secondary Primary Standby

250-352 Administration of Storage Foundation Practice Exam Set 2

Which menu sequence in VEA executes disk setup commands appropriate for the operating system and ensures that Volume Manager recognizes newly attached disks?


Options are :

  • Disks >Rescan
  • Disks >Refresh
  • Actions >Refresh
  • Actions >Rescan

Answer : Actions >Rescan

Which plex types are valid in Volume Manager? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Slice
  • Data
  • Log
  • Partition
  • Partial

Answer : Data Log

What is the default stripe unit size of a simple striped volume?


Options are :

  • 64K
  • 8K
  • 32K
  • 16K

Answer : 64K

ST0-247 Symantec Cluster Server 6.1 for UNIX Technical Test Set 10

What is the potential negative side effect of performing a forced removal of an intermittently failing disk from a two-way mirrored volume?


Options are :

  • Volume I/O could degrade significantly.
  • Writes to the volume could be blocked.
  • Any other disk failure could result in loss of data
  • The volume could be stopped until the disk drive is replaced.

Answer : Any other disk failure could result in loss of data

Which Veritas Volume Manager command displays the status of a vxrecover command?


Options are :

  • vxprint
  • vxtask
  • vxrecover
  • xstat

Answer : vxtask

The datadg disk group is defined as the default disk group for a system. Which disk group name would you specify with the vxdctl defaultdg command to clear this default?


Options are :

  • nodg
  • Remove
  • Delete
  • nulldg

Answer : nodg

250-405 Administration of Symantec Management Platform Exam Set 3

Which command deletes the datadg disk group?


Options are :

  • vxdg remove datadg
  • vxdg -g datadg remove
  • vxdg -g datadg destroy
  • vxdg destroy datadg

Answer : vxdg destroy datadg

What is the daemon that monitors changes to the Volume Manager configuration?


Options are :

  • vxcfgbkupd
  • vxiod
  • vxconfigbackupd
  • vxconfigd

Answer : vxconfigbackupd

Concatenating subdisks across multiple Volume Manager disks is called _____.


Options are :

  • Layering
  • Striping
  • Spanning
  • Mirroring

Answer : Spanning

250-371 Administration Symantec NetBackup 7.5 Windows Exam Set 3

Which point-in-time copy solution provided by Veritas Storage Foundation requires an amount of free disk space equal to that of the original volume?


Options are :

  • Full-sized instant snapshot
  • Full buffer-optimized instant snapshot
  • Full file system snapshot
  • Storage checkpoint

Answer : Full-sized instant snapshot

Which statements are true when a new mirror is added to an existing volume? (Choose two).


Options are :

  • The volume is accessible during synchronization of the new mirror.
  • The new mirror is fully synchronized instantly after the command is issued.
  • The volume is inaccessible during synchronization of the new mirror.
  • Additional mirrors can be added to the newly mirrored volume.
  • The new mirror will not begin synchronization until the volume is stopped.

Answer : The volume is accessible during synchronization of the new mirror. Additional mirrors can be added to the newly mirrored volume.

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