ASC-091 - ASC Data Protection 2010
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What is expected of a project manager to effectively plan and manage for a NetBackup implementation engagement?
conduct review meetings and perform risk assessment
Who should be the mandatory attendees for a requirements gathering meeting?
customer administrators (systems, storage, network, DB)
The NetBackup catalog consistency check is executed prior to what? (Select two.)
An administrator has a NetBackup environment with four LTO3 tape drives and 20 clients. The master/media server is on a 1 Gb connection, but the clients only have 100 Mb connections. Which two settings can be used to improve the backup performance? (Select two.)
enable multistreaming for all policies and increase the aximum jobs per client to a bigger value
enable multiplexing at the STU level and set it to a higher value
When should a customer's environment be validated against the compatibility matrix available online?
immediately after the customer pre-engagement call
What should the consultant perform to initiate a restore of a Bare Metal Restore (BMR) client?
initiate client configuration "Prepare To Restore"
Which factor determines the size of a NetBackup image catalog?
the number of files backed up and the retention levels used
How can you leverage the Symantec Partner Enablement Group for a customer engagement?
perform a design review prior to the implementation
The Symantec NetBackup Backup Planning and Performance Tuning Guide outlines some best practices for policy naming conventions. It states that we should use consistent name conventions and lower case for server, policy, and storage unit names. Which of the following policy names is in line with Symantec best practice recommendations?
What are two best practices when preparing for a disaster recovery event? (Select two.)
store backup and catalog backup images offsite on a daily basis
keep a copy of the DR file generated by the catalog back with the catalog backup image
A restore is initiated for a client in which part of the admin console?
Backup, Archive, and Restore
What needs to be confirmed to prevent data loss before a deduplication storage server is deleted?
All NetBackup images on the storage unit are expired.
Where is the best location to find binary sizes to help determine if an administrator's NetBackup environment has sufficient disk space allocated for an upgrade to safely and efficiently back up and restore all of their data?
Symantec NetBackup Upgrade Release Notes
A client backup is unusually slow. What is the fastest way to determine if the client disk read speed is the bottleneck?
Run a bpbkar to dev nul test.
What is the first step in recovering the NetBackup (NBU) master server and critical clients with BMR?
install the NBU server, BMR boot server, and associated patches on the DR Master
An administrator is configuring a tape library for NetBackup shared storage. The library contains ten LTO4 drives. Four UNIX media servers and six Windows media servers must have access to five drives each. How many storage units would they need to create for this configuration, if the - / any Available option for the media server is not selected. How many storage units would they need to create for this configuration, if the any Available option for the media server is not selected?
Which NetBackup command line utility is used to verify communication between NetBackup and a robotic tape library?
Which statement is true about OpsCenter and OpsCenter Analytics data retention?
OpsCenter has 60 days of history versus the full control on data retention that OpsCenter Analytics has.
An internal planning call occurs after the Statement of Work (SOW) has been signed. Which two items are reviewed during the call with the consultant? (Select two.)
software purchase order (PO)
What action is recommended prior to installing NetBackup Server software for Windows remotely?
deactivate all NetBackup policies and storage lifecycle policies
An administrator is configuring a tape library for NetBackup shared storage. The library contains ten LTO4 drives. Four UNIX media servers and six Windows media servers must have access to five drives each. How many storage units would they need to create for this configuration, if the any Available option for the media server is not selected. How many storage units would they need to create for this configuration, if the any Available option for the media server is not selected?
Which order should a consultant follow during a NetBackup Installation?
EMM Server -> Master Server -> Media Server -> Client -> Agents
As a part of the NetBackup implementation activity, an administrator is validating an existing NetBackup design for the customer environment. What should be done if the design is not aligned with the customer requirements? (Select two.)
escalate the situation to the account team
pause the implementation until all concerns are addressed
A customer is in the financial industry and has requirements for additional security of backup tapes that go offsite. Which additional features from the NetBackup Suite should an administrator recommend?
Media Server Encryption option
NetBackup (NBU) master, media, and client servers may be run in mixed environments. Windows 2000 (Win2K) is not supported in NBU 7.0. How can Windows 2000 Servers be protected in a supported configuration?
Win2K with a 6.x client may be backed up with an NBU 7.0 media server.
Which NetBackup process transfers the full data stream from the client to the media server when using deduplication?
What policy attribute determines if an active client backup can be suspended in the Activity Monitor?
OpsCenter Analytics (OCA) allows reporting on the entire history of collected data. How many days of history can an unlicensed OCA report?
60 days of history
What are two benefits of using Symantec's Service Delivery Methodology? (Select two.)
provides proven delivery methodology
uses industry best practices
What is the purpose of the Consulting Configuration Report delivered at the end of the engagement to the customer?
to summarize the configuration and setup of NetBackup including master, media server, policies, and other parameters
What action is recommended prior to upgrading NetBackup Server software for Windows remotely?
Deactivate all NetBackup policies, storage lifecycle policies, disk staging storage units and all Media Servers.
What two steps should a consultant complete prior to a successful NetBackup upgrade?
NetBackup catalog consistency verification.
NetBackup catalog backup
Which two services comprise the NetBackup Fibre Transport running on a Media Server? (Select two.)
Where will a consultant change the priority of a queued job?
A consultant receives a call from a customer stating that all of the scheduled backup jobs failed to run the previous night. Which NetBackup process should the administrator first look into when troubleshooting the problem?
Which two should be verified prior to installing NetBackup 7.x? (Select two.)
Apply the most current operating system patches and updates to the server.
Remove any other vendor's backup software currently configured on the system.
What must be performed prior to a 7.0 upgrade of the NetBackup environment that uses a remote Enterprise Media Manager (EMM) Server?
Upgrade the EMM Server to 7.0.
A customer has a few client systems that require that certain processing jobs be done before and after a backup is performed. Where will the NetBackup pre and post backup scripts reside to perform these actions?
on the client systems
A customer is moving to VMWare virtualization for their servers but implements only the core NetBackup functionality as part of the initial deployment. Which two recommendations should the consultant provide at the end of the engagement? (Select two.)
NetBackup VMWare Solution (V-Ray)
Which volume pool should be selected in a policy for NetBackup 7.x to write the backup image using the Key Management Service (KMS) encryption option?
A customer has a 12 hour backup window which is completely utilized. The consultant has been asked to analyze if NetBackup can be tuned to increase the amount of data backed up in the same backup window to the same set of tape drives. What evidence can be analyzed to provide recommendations to the customer?
the bptm logs and bpstulist output
What should a consultant do to restore a Microsoft SQL database from an alternate client to a different database path using the NetBackup SQL Agent?
Create NO.Restrictions on the master server and create a restore script on the alternate client.
When identifying risks, an administrator should prioritize them according to what? (Select two.)
likelihood of occurrence
impact to the project
A customer upgraded their Veritas Backup Reporter (VBR) installation to OpsCenter Analytics (OCA), but their custom SQL scripts are missing. What steps should a consultant take to ensure custom scripts are retained prior to upgrading VBR to OCA?
Before upgrading VBR, copy the scripts to add to OCA after the upgrade is complete.
If a consultant fails to identify who will be responsible for post-engagement technical support, who will end up being responsible?
How do administrators disable the TapeAlert feature in UNIX for NetBackup?
create a touch file at /usr/openv/volmgr/database/NO_TAPEALERT
Which process would have an impact on the execution of a project plan?
What should a consultant recommend to a customer as a post-engagement service offering?
six monthly health check
The maximum data buffer size is calculated as a multiple of operating system (OS) pages (1 page = 4KB). The maximum OS pages is 256 (0 to 255). What is the maximum size limit for data buffers on Windows?
Where should a NetBackup consultant initiate Oracle Guided Application Recovery?
OpsCenter Analytics web console