642-359 - Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions
Go back to Cisco
Which command in used to configure VLAN 100 on the Gigabit Ethernet 2/1 interface through which iSCSI-enabled servers should be connected to the Fibre Channel targets?
interfacegigabitethernet 2/1 100
A customer is connecting some new Cisco MDS switches to an existing Brocade SAN network. The goal is to replace the existing Brocade switches with Cisco switches, while maintaining the existing multivendor SAN fabric. What must be configured to use standard interoperability mo ---between the multivendor equipment?
Domain IDs between 97 and 127 must be used.
During initial switch configuration, the administrator elects to enable full zoneset distribution. What is the impact of this choice during zoneset activation?
both the full zone database and active zoneset are distributed to all switches in the fabric
Issuing the show role command to check a defined role in an MDS 9000 Series switch will produce the following output: Role : Manage VSAN Description : vsan policy : deny Permitted vsans: 2-4 Rule Type Command-type Feature 1 permit config * 2 deny config fspf 3 permit debug zone 4 permit exec fcping Which of the following two functions can a user with role Manage undertake? (Choose two.)
configure FC port parameters for VSAN 3
heck connectivity for VSAN 2
Which feature detects hardware faults and attempts recovery actions?
Online Health Management System
Which command would you use to determine if device aliases in VSAN 5 are configured for fabriC.wide distribution?
show cfs application name device-alias
A customer has reported performance degradation in the SAN. The system administrator would like to track reaD.write I/O and LUN use on several devices. The devices are directly connected to various switches and belong to different VSANs. The administrator wants to gather information for the last 72 hours. Which of the following Cisco MDS 9000 Series tools is needed to track SCSI I/O and LUN statistics?
Cisco Traffic Analyzer and PAA
When configuring FCIP, packet fragmentation should be avoided in order to achieve optimal throughput. Fragmentation can be avoided by knowing which of the following?
smallest MTU in the path
A junior SAN engineer is asked to prepare the configuration for the NPV edge switch. The NPV edge switch will be connected to the NPV core switch via the fc 1/24 interface. The end device will be connected to the fc 1/1 interface and should be placed in VSAN 10. Which configuration for the NPV edge switch accomplishes this request? Select the best response.
feature npv interface fcl/24 switchport mode F interface fcl/1 switchport mode F vsan database vsan 10 interface fcl/1 vsan 10 interface fcl/24 153373-7
What is the recommended minimum clearance between chassis when installing the Cisco MDS 9500 Series in a standard telco rack?
What information does the command showflogi database provide?
verifies connectivity for attached devices
Which command can be used to determine whether device aliases in VSAN 5 are configured for fabric-wide distribution?
showcfs application name device-alias
As which two options can an RMON event manifest itself? (Choose two.)
The HBA on your storage server only supports the NL_Port mode. Which interface type on the Cisco MDS9000Series fabrics witches can support this HBA?
You are asked to review the running configuration of a switch that a junior administrator has prepared to be placed in a heterogeneous SAN environment. This environment includes three different brands of Fibre Channel switches. In this particular environment, only VSAN 1 is being used. Which of these attributes suggests that the switch has been incorrectly configured?
Astatic domain ID has been set to 0x21.
With regards to FCIP encapsulation, which statement is true?
The Fibre Channel frame is encapsulated into an IP packet.
What must be changed when connecting the Cisco MDS Switch to an existing McData switch using interoperability mode 4?
The MDS sWWN must be configured using McData OUI.
Which two of these logging statements are true? (Choose two.)
Syslog message level 0 is most urgent and level 7 is least urgent, whereas the Call Home message level 9 is most urgent and level 0 is least urgent,
Accounting logs can be stored locally and sent to remote AAA servers.
Which two features help you verify connectivity between host and storage devices? (Choose two.)
EnD.to-End Connectivity Analysis
Which two options from the Tools menu would you select to verify connectivity and latency to a Fibre Channel end device? (Choose two.)
End to End Connectivity
Which second-generation Fibre Channel module offers a full 4Gb/s line rate on all ports? Select the best response.
12-port 1/2/4Gb/s Fibre Channel module
Which of these Cisco Fabric Manager debugging tools can compare the current configuration with a previously saved configuration file?
Fabric Configuration Analysis
While examining the output of a show run command on the Cisco MDS 9000 Series, you notice that the statement interface GigabitEthernet2/1.2 appears in the output. What does this mean?
It refers to a VLAN subinterface on port GigabitEthernet2/1.
Which two of these features are characteristic of out-of-band management for the Cisco MDS 9000 Series switches? (Choose two.)
10/100/1000 Ethernet connection
configuration during the initial switch setup
When large Fibre Channel frames must be sent from an MSM 18/4 module at the central site to the remote offices, what is the consequence of disabling the Path MTU Discovery and using the default Ethernet MTU?
LargeFibre Channel frames are fragmented.
You have connected your Cisco MDS 9508 Switch to an existing McData SAN fabric using VSAN 100 You have changed the sWWN using McData OUI, deployed static DomainID 10, and changed the VSAN 10 interoperability mode to 4. The Cisco MDS is having a connectivity problem with the McData-based fabric. Why is there no connectivity?
You have forgotten tounsuspend VSAN 100.
Which two of these environments suggest the use of FCIP Write Acceleration? (Choose two.)
Port Channel links between sites
applications that support multiple outstanding l/Os
You have deployed a Fibre Channel network with iSCSI-attached servers and clients in multiple IP networks. In you Fibre Channel network, you have deployed a Cisco MDS 9222i switch as an iSCSI gateway. Which option prevents clients from attaching to different iSCSI virtual targets that are used by servers?
Enable the trespass option for theiSCSI virtual targets.
Which Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switch has non-field-replaceable fans? Select the best response
Cisco MDS 9124
A customer has some performance problems in their SAN environment. They want to use a Cisco MDS 9000 Port Analyzer Adapter to connect to the Cisco MDS Switch to troubleshoot the performance problems. Which two options need to be configured on the MDS Switch? (Choose two.)
Put the port into the proper zone that will be monitored.
Put the port in SD port mode.
You have connected the Cisco MDS 9222i Switch to the existing Brocade SAN fabric which consists of five 32-port Brocade switches. You have selected interoperability mode 3, created VSAN 10 that operates in that interoperability mode, and configured the fc1/1 interface that is connected to the Brocade as an E_port. The connectivity is still broken. Which option should you apply to fix the connectivity?
SetBB_credits on the MDS 9222i fc1/1 interface to 16.
A customer would like to implement a low-cost traffic engineering solution that provides a primary data path, and a secondary data path that will only be used in the event of a failure in the primary path. Which of these solutions best meets the customer needs?
FSPF link costs
After performing the initial switch configuration by running the setup utility, an administrator notices that ports configured to connect to other Cisco MDS 9000 switches invariably come up as E_Ports rather than TE_Ports. Which error was made at initial configuration?
Default switchport trunk mode was set to auto.
Which feature requires the Cisco MDS 9000 Series Enterprise license?
You have set up a session to the SD_Portto enable the investigation of a problem on a particular Fibre Channel port. You need to check whether this has been correctly set up for the desired port. Which command should you use?
show span session
How many ports are addressable on a fabric arbitrated loop?
When creating an Inter-VSAN routing topology, which type of World Wide Name (WWN) must be used?
Which license is required on switches that are going to implement LUN zoning?
Which three types of network statistics can be captured with the Cisco Traffic Analyzer? (Choose three.)
total bandwidth used
Tx/Rx bandwidth per VSAN
Tx/Rx bandwidth per N_Port
Choose the correct list of tasks to configure Remote Spanning.
Create a VSAN interface. Enable a Fibre Channel tunnel. Initiate the Fibre Channel tunnel. Configure the ST_Port in the source switch. Configure the SD_Port in the destination switch. Configure an RSPAN session in the source switch.
Which of the following tools would you use to view SCSI error count statistics?
Cisco Traffic Analyzer
Your company is planning a SAN deployment using Fibre Channel connections from a central, highly secure data center to several less secure branch offices. Which of these security features would allow you to disable all branch office switch management ports and yet still maintain the complete suite of TCP/IP-based SAN management utilities?
What would you do to connect the Nexus 5000 switch to the existing Fibre Channel SAN, where the Brocade switch with core PID = 0 is used, without disruption to the existing network?
Use interoperability mode 2 on the Nexus 5000.
The Call Home feature provides what type of notification when critical events occur?
On a Class C IP network, how many bits in the IPv4 address are used to identify the network?
What is the default policy when defining role-based access for a VSAN?
What is a benefit of enhanced zoning?
fabric locked during configuration changes
Which two security protocols are supported in the Cisco iSCSI implementation? (Choose two.)
Which two Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches are used in small- and medium-sized SAN topologies? (Choose two.)
Cisco MDS 9124
Cisco MDS 9222i
A host is unable to access the storage network after its HBA is replaced. Which of these switch configurations could be preventing access?