VCP-410 VMware Certified Professional on VSphere 4 Exam Set 10

Which command can be used to change dynamic multipathing settings for Volume Manager managed devices?


Options are :

  • vxdmpadm setattr (Correct)
  • vxdmpadm altattr
  • vxdmpadm modattr
  • vxdmpadm attr

Answer : vxdmpadm setattr

Which command lists all disk groups, including deported disk groups?


Options are :

  • vxprint -A
  • vxdisk -o alldgs list (Correct)
  • vxprint -ht
  • vxdg -o alldgs list

Answer : vxdisk -o alldgs list

Which command causes Volume Manager to recognize a replacement disk that has been newly added to the system?


Options are :

  • vxscandisks
  • vxdctl enable (Correct)
  • vxconfigd restart
  • vxiod set 0

Answer : vxdctl enable

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 7

Which command creates a RAID-5 volume with an attached log?


Options are :

  • vxassist -g datadg make datavol layout=raid5,addlog ncol=3
  • vxassist -g datadg make datavol layout=raid5 ncol=3 (Correct)
  • vxassist -g datadg make datavol layout=raid5,raid5log ncol=3
  • vxassist -g datadg make datavol layout=raid5,rlog ncol=3

Answer : vxassist -g datadg make datavol layout=raid5 ncol=3

Which methods enable you to resize both a volume and its mounted Veritas file system at the same time? (Choose two.)

A. vxresize

B. vxdisk resize

C. fsadm

D. VEA

E. vxassist


Options are :

  • B,A
  • E,D
  • C,A
  • A,D (Correct)
  • C,E

Answer : A,D

Which object is created when you create a volume?


Options are :

  • Slice
  • Subplex
  • Disk
  • Subdisk (Correct)

Answer : Subdisk

VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 1

Which command can be used to refresh the information about the disks?


Options are :

  • vxdisk rescan
  • vxdisk enable
  • vxdctl rescan
  • vxdctl enable (Correct)

Answer : vxdctl enable

Output from vxprint -g diskgroup -htr shows a plex with a state of NODEVICE. What does this indicate?


Options are :

  • The private region is inaccessible. (Correct)
  • The private region is accessible.
  • The subdisks are relocated.
  • The disk media is in a FAILING state.

Answer : The private region is inaccessible.

In the output of the vxdisk list command, there are no entries in the DISK and GROUP columns. However, you see online invalid in the output of the STATUS column. What does the online invalid status indicate?


Options are :

  • The disk is incompatible with the current release of Volume Manager.
  • The disk is failing and needs to be replaced for future use in Volume Manager.
  • The disk is available for initialization or encapsulation by Volume Manager. (Correct)
  • The disk is available for use and has encapsulated data deported on another system.

Answer : The disk is available for initialization or encapsulation by Volume Manager.

VCPN610 VMware Certified Professional Network Virtual Test Set 5

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
  • vxplex repair plex mirror
  • vxmend fix stale plex (Correct)
  • vxrecover plex disable

Answer : vxmend fix stale plex

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

A. Re-create a disk group and the Volume Manager objects within it.

B. Resynchronize a plex after the subdisks have become detached.

C. Reinstall the private region headers of Volume Manager disks in a disk group.

D. Reattach subdisks after the underlying failed disk drives have been replaced.

E. Re-create a corrupted disk group configuration.


Options are :

  • C,A,E
  • D,E,A
  • D,B,C
  • B,C,D
  • A,C,E (Correct)

Answer : A,C,E

Which command deletes the datadg disk group?


Options are :

  • vxdg remove datadg
  • vxdg destroy datadg (Correct)
  • vxdg -g datadg destroy
  • vxdg -g datadg remove

Answer : vxdg destroy datadg

VCP550D VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Exam Set 8

Which command removes the datavol volume from the datadg disk group?


Options are :

  • vxvol -g datadg remove datavol
  • vxvol -g datadg rm datavol
  • vxedit -g datadg -rf rm datavol (Correct)
  • vxedit -g datadg -rf remove datavol

Answer : vxedit -g datadg -rf rm datavol

Which factors are important to consider when doing performance testing with a RAID array? (Choose three.)

A. Whether the vxraid daemon is configured

B. The LUN configuration of the RAID array

C. Whether caching is enabled on the RAID array

D. The dynamic multi pathing configuration

E. The system internal disk mirroring


Options are :

  • E,A,D
  • C,B,A
  • B,C,D (Correct)
  • C,E,D
  • E,A,B

Answer : B,C,D

Which command can be used to list all available paths to a disk with dynamic multipathing enabled?


Options are :

  • vxdmpadm getpaths
  • vxdmpadm getlinks
  • vxdmpadm getnodes
  • vxdmpadm getsubpaths (Correct)

Answer : vxdmpadm getsubpaths

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 6

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


Options are :

  • CLEAN (Correct)
  • DISABLED
  • SHUTDOWN
  • STOPPED

Answer : CLEAN

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 (Correct)
  • atomic-sync
  • read-writeback
  • read-writesync

Answer : atomic-copy

What are accurate descriptions of a disk group? (Choose two.)

A. It is a collection of Volume Manager disks.

B. It is a logical collection of subdisks.

C. It allows Volume Manager objects to span multiple disk groups.

D. It represents a management and configuration boundary.

E. It is a set of contiguous disk blocks.


Options are :

  • A,D (Correct)
  • A,C
  • C,E
  • E,B
  • B,C

Answer : A,D

VCP-410 VMware Certified Professional on VSphere 4 Exam 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 (Correct)
  • vxresize
  • vxassist resize
  • vxvol resize

Answer : vxdisk resize

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

Answer : Full-sized instant snapshot

What does the DETACHED volume kernel flag indicate?


Options are :

  • The volume is under maintenance. (Correct)
  • The mirror is being resynchronized.
  • The volume is deported.
  • The mirror is offline.

Answer : The volume is under maintenance.

VCPC550 VMware Certified Professional Cloud Practice Test Set 2

Which command enables you to upgrade the file system layout?


Options are :

  • vxtunefs
  • vxfsupgrade
  • vxlayout
  • vxupgrade (Correct)

Answer : vxupgrade

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


Options are :

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

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

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


Options are :

  • vxstat -rw
  • vxdmpadm iostat (Correct)
  • vxdmpstat -rw
  • vxdmpadm stat

Answer : vxdmpadm iostat

VMware Certified Professional VCP6-DCV Practice Test Set 7

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 :

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

Answer : Stripe the volume across all four disks.

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.
  • The volume could be stopped until the disk drive is replaced.
  • Any other disk failure could result in loss of data. (Correct)

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

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


Options are :

  • 16K
  • 8K
  • 32K
  • 64K (Correct)

Answer : 64K

VCP-510 VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 Exam Set 2

Which information does Volume Manager store in the private region?


Options are :

  • Kemel logs
  • Disk headers
  • Dirty region logs
  • Configuration database (Correct)

Answer : Configuration database

Which two commands start a DISABLED or DETACHED volume? (Choose two.)

A. vxvol

B. vxrecover

C. vxreattach

D. vxstart

E. vxdg


Options are :

  • C,D
  • D,A
  • E,B
  • C,E
  • A,B (Correct)

Answer : A,B

Which Veritas Volume Manager record shown in a vxprint -g diskgroup -htr output list indicates by its state that a disk has permanently failed?


Options are :

  • Disk media (Correct)
  • Plex
  • Disk group
  • Volume

Answer : Disk media

VCP-410 VMware Certified Professional on VSphere 4 Exam Set 13

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