Symmetrix Solutions Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers v8.0

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Exam contains 114 questions

Refer to the exhibit.


Within the Virtual Storage Integrator tab in vCenter. what is the significance of the information that the arrow is pointing to?

  • A. Port Flags in effect
  • B. Front End Directors are connected
  • C. LUN is functioning normally
  • D. Targets are enabled


Answer : A

Open Replicator will be used to move data from a CLARiiON array to a Symmetrix VMAX array. The CLARiiON has not been discovered by the host from which the Open Replicator commands are issued.
Which information must be specified in the Open Replicator device file?

  • A. symdev=arrayid:device and wwn=CLARiiON_device_WWN
  • B. symdev=arrayid:device and clardev=arrayid:device
  • C. wwn=array id:Symmetrix_device_WWN and wwn=array id:CLARiiON_device_WWN
  • D. symdev=arrayid:device and clardev=arrayid:CLARiiON_device_WWN


Answer : A

SRDF/A MSC has been implemented between sites. The SRDF/A MSC session is being managed by one host on the production site. What will happen if the management host is shutdown?

  • A. cycle switching will stop
  • B. SRDF will automatically drop to adaptive copy mode
  • C. links will be suspended immediately
  • D. SRDF will automatically go into a partitioned state


Answer : A

What are the restrictions on storage groups on Symmetrix arrays running Enginuity 5876?

  • A. Parent may have up to 32 children, child may only be contained by a single parent.
  • B. FAST can be associated with Parent, SGs can only contain devices or other SGs.
  • C. Masking is permitted for child and parent, only a single level of cascading is permitted.
  • D. Parent may be a child of another SG, SGs can contain both devices and other SGs.


Answer : A

A Symmetrix VMAX 20K will be used for Federated Tiered Storage. What are the minimum number and type of ports that need to be configured on the array?

  • A. 4 DX ports
  • B. 4 FA ports
  • C. 2 DX ports
  • D. 4 DA ports


Answer : A

Which technology supports Federated Live Migration?

  • A. Open Replicator Hot Pull with donor update
  • B. Open Replicator Hot Push with donor update
  • C. PowerPath Migration Enabler
  • D. SRDF Synchronous Mode


Answer : A

A storage group on a VMAX associated with a 24x7 mission critical application with frequently fluctuating workloads has been configured with the following policy:
-> EFD Tier 100%
-> FC Tier 50%
The FAST VP time window has been configured to allow performance data collection round the clock. It is observed that thin device relocations occur as expected during certain parts of the day, and do not occur as expected during other parts of the day.
What is a possible reason?

  • A. VP data movement window is improperly set
  • B. FAST VP is not enabled
  • C. FAST is running in degraded mode
  • D. Minimum initial workload period is too large


Answer : A

Which EMC Virtual Storage Integrator feature will help determine the Symmetrix thin device used for a VMFS Datastore?

  • A. Storage Viewer
  • B. Storage Pool Management
  • C. Unified Storage Management
  • D. Path Management


Answer : A

Which SYMCLI commands would you use to map a device to a front end port on a
Symmetrix VMAX?

  • A. symconfigure or symaccess
  • B. symcfg or symaccess
  • C. symcfg or symconfigure
  • D. symmask or symaccess


Answer : A

Which symconfigure action is used to check command syntax only?

  • A. Preview
  • B. Prepare
  • C. Commit
  • D. Query


Answer : A

What are valid service states that represent the availability of an eDisk?

  • A. Failed, Degraded, Normal
  • B. Failed, Ready, Not Ready
  • C. Ready, Not Ready, Degraded
  • D. Failed, Not Ready, Degraded


Answer : A

A Symmetrix customer would like to enable the use of the RDF Daemon. Solutions Enabler has been installed on the management host. What must be done?

  • A. Enable SYMAPI_USE_RDFD in the SYMAPI options file
  • B. Enable SYMAPI_USE_RDFD in the SYMAPI daemon_options file
  • C. Enable SYMAPI_ALLOW_RDF_SYMFORCE in the SYMAPI options file
  • D. Enable SYMAPI_ALLOW_RDF_SYMFORCE in the SYMAPI daemon_options file


Answer : A

A customer had previously implemented Unisphere for VMAX with local connection configuration. They have now decided to change the connection type to remote.
How can the connection type be changed?

  • A. Unisphere must be uninstalled and reinstalled.
  • B. From Unisphere dashboarD. System --> settings --> connection type.
  • C. Change the value of storsrvd:PORT in the daemon_options file
  • D. From Unisphere dashboarD. Administration --> preferences.


Answer : A

Which is the recommended sizing rule for Symmetrix Gatekeeper Devices?

  • A. 3 MB
  • B. 10 MB
  • C. 5 MB
  • D. 1 MB


Answer : A

What method should be utilized to limit host impact on high write intensive operations when using TimeFinder/Snap and consistent activation?

  • A. Implement management host with sufficient GK volumes
  • B. Mask additional GK volumes to existing host HBAs
  • C. Increase max queue depth for the HBA with GK volumes
  • D. Increase execution throttle for the HBA with GK volumes


Answer : A

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