IBM 000-970 Operations Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    By default, how is the initial library list established for a submitted job?
    • A. 

      From the QINLLIBL system value

    • B. 

      From the Subsystem to which the job was submitted

    • C. 

      From the library list of the job issuing the SBMJOB

    • D. 

      From the job description parameter in the SBMJOB command

  • 2. 
    The operator is attempting to vary on a dial-up communications line. The vary-on of the line failed. Which of the following describes why the vary-on failed?
    • A. 

      The modem is turned off.

    • B. 

      The controller is in failed status.

    • C. 

      The telco line cord is disconnected.

    • D. 

      Another line using the resource name is already varied on.

  • 3. 
    All the i5's in the computer room get their power from the UPS. After a recent power failure, the operator noticed that there was no message in the QSYSOPR message queue about the power failure. Which of the following is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      The i5 has the system value QMAXUPSDLY set to *NOMAX

    • B. 

      The signal cable between the UPS and the i5 is not connected.

    • C. 

      The i5 was running an uninterruptible instruction set during the power failure.

    • D. 

      All Critical Console messages over severity 50 are being diverted to QSECOFR message queue.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following IFS designations is used to identify the i5/OS library/File/Member structure?
    • A. 

      QDLS

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      QSYS.LIB

    • D. 

      QFileSvr.400

  • 5. 
    What is the default run priority for interactive jobs in the QINTER subsystem?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      70

  • 6. 
    An operator has been asked to make all appropriate PTFs in a group PTF package active after the next system IPL. Which of the following commands will perform the request?
    • A. 

      LODPTF

    • B. 

      WRKPTF

    • C. 

      INSPTF

    • D. 

      ACTPTF

  • 7. 
    An operator needs a job to process from the job queue ahead of other jobs in the queue. Which of the following parameters will accomplish this goal?
    • A. 

      JOBORD

    • B. 

      JOBPTY

    • C. 

      RUNPTY

    • D. 

      OUTPTY

  • 8. 
    An i5 system with multiple i5/OS partitions has a single tape library shared between the partitions. Which of the following correctly describes how to determine where the tape library is assigned?
    • A. 

      Access Management Central on the service partition to view a list of allocated media devices by partition.

    • B. 

      From the partition that needs the tape, run command: VRYCFG CFGOBJ(TAPMLB01) CFGTYPE(*DEV) STATUS(*ALLOCATE)

    • C. 

      On the HMC, display the properties of the managed system. Click on the I/O tab to see where the tape IOA is assigned.

    • D. 

      Sign on to each partition; use SST to access Hardware Service Manager; select the option to display allocated media devices.

  • 9. 
    The system operator's evening checklist includes verifying disk utilzation in the system ASP. Which of the following commands accomplishes this task?
    • A. 

      WRKSYSSTS

    • B. 

      WRKASPSTS

    • C. 

      WRKSYSSTG

    • D. 

      WRKASPSTG

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the name for a "virtual" optical set?
    • A. 

      Media Image

    • B. 

      Image Catalog

    • C. 

      Virtual Image

    • D. 

      Virtual Catalog

  • 11. 
    An operator is performing the nightly backup when the message "CPF6792 - Device TAP01 Needs to be cleaned" appears on the operator console for the first time. Which of the following is the correct action?
    • A. 

      Call IBM Hardware maintenance to perform required cleaning.

    • B. 

      Hold the Backup and insert the appropriate tape cleaning cartridge.

    • C. 

      Insert the tape cleaning cartridge when the current cartridge unloads.

    • D. 

      Cancel the backup and clean the tape drive using the brushes provided.

  • 12. 
    Presuming the operator is using the Intermediate assistance level:On the WRKCFGSTS *LIN display, which of the following status values indicates a dial-up line is ready to start communications?
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      VARIED ON

    • C. 

      VARY ON PENDING

    • D. 

      CONNECT PENDING

  • 13. 
    When displaying messages in System i Navigator, an operator only wants to see the messages from the QSYSOPR message queue with a severity of 40 or more on a system named Mysystem. After expanding My Connections -> Mysystem -> Basic Operations, what is the procedure to accomplish this?
    • A. 

      Right-click QSYSOPR and change Lowest Severity Level to 40.

    • B. 

      Right-click Messages. Select Change and set the severity filter to 40.

    • C. 

      Right-click Messages. Select Include and System Operator and change Lowest Severity Level to 40.

    • D. 

      Right-click Messages, then Customize This View. Click Include and select System Operator and change Lowest Severity Level to 40.

  • 14. 
    After completing a reclaim storage from the twinax console of an i550 partition, the operator accidentally disconnects the console before returning the partition to a unrestricted state. Which of the following is the correct recovery?
    • A. 

      Use the HMC to shut down and restart the Partition.

    • B. 

      Connect to ASMI to force DST and IPL the Managed System.

    • C. 

      Reconnect the console, recover the session, and start the controlling subsystem.

    • D. 

      Use the Console Takeover function on the HMC and start the controlling subsystem.

  • 15. 
    An operator needs to ensure all tape and optical libraries are varied-on after a system IPL. Which of the following commands allow control of all connected and functional tape and optical libraries?
    • A. 

      WRKMLBSTS

    • B. 

      WRKDEVSTS

    • C. 

      WRKMEDSTS DEV(*TAP *OPT)

    • D. 

      WRKCFGSTS CFGTYPE(*DEV) CFGD(*TAPMLB *OPTMLB)

  • 16. 
    An operator has used the DSPTAP command to determine what objects in a library were saved on the currently mounted tape. The output shows that the library is on the tape, but shows no objects in the library. What is the most likely cause for this problem?
    • A. 

      The tape was not rewound prior to running DSPTAP.

    • B. 

      An incorrect parameter was specified in the DSPTAP command.

    • C. 

      The tape device does not support detailed viewing of saved items.

    • D. 

      The SAVLIB command was used to create the tape instead of the SAVOBJ command.

  • 17. 
    What part of BRMS defines the objects that are to be saved in a particular save operation?
    • A. 

      Media policy

    • B. 

      Control group

    • C. 

      Backup policy

    • D. 

      Object policy

  • 18. 
    A job that normally creates multiple output files in output queue ABC is now creating them in output queue QPRINT. Which of the following is the likely cause of this problem?
    • A. 

      The writer for output queue ABC is not started.

    • B. 

      The system value QDFTOUTQ has been set to QPRINT.

    • C. 

      The job was submitted with a change to the JOBD parameter.

    • D. 

      The user submitting the job does not have *SPLCTL special authority.

  • 19. 
    An operator has just called a program from the command line and needs to see what messages the job has produced. Which of the following commands would the operator use?
    • A. 

      DSPLOG

    • B. 

      DSPJOBLOG

    • C. 

      DSPJOBMSG

    • D. 

      DSPCONMSG

  • 20. 
    In System i Navigator, which function key will allow subsetting of the data displayed?
    • A. 

      F4

    • B. 

      F11

    • C. 

      F12

    • D. 

      F21

  • 21. 
    Which of the following comands will display the currently installed cumulative fix package?
    • A. 

      DSPPTFLVL *FIXPKG

    • B. 

      WRKPTFGRP *LICPGM

    • C. 

      DSPPTF LICPGM(*FMW)

    • D. 

      DSPPTF LICPGM(5722999)

  • 22. 
    An operator has received a CD with PTFs for installation on multiple systems. After processing them with a GO PTF, option 8, one of the LPARs returns the message "No PTFs installed." Which of the following is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      The media is defective.

    • B. 

      The PTFs are already on the LPAR.

    • C. 

      An IPL is necessary to install the PTFs on that LPAR.

    • D. 

      There is a message in QSYSOPR that requires a response.

  • 23. 
    Throughout month-end processing many different reports are sent to the system printer output queue. These reports print on several different form types. Which of the following is the most efficient way to print all the spooled files of one form type before printing the next type?
    • A. 

      Change the output queue priority of the forms so each form type has it own priority.

    • B. 

      Put all spooled files on "HOLD", then release only those that have the same form type.

    • C. 

      Change the default form type in the device description to specify the desired form type.

    • D. 

      Use CHGWTR to change the writer to print a single form type until all of the entries with that form type are printed.

  • 24. 
    A system operator is creating a virtual tape volume which will later be duplicated to physical tape. Which of the following is a consideration when performing this operation?
    • A. 

      The physical tape device read-write capability.

    • B. 

      The physical tape device description should be set to support uncompressed media duplication.

    • C. 

      The virtual tape volume should be created with a size equal to that of the tape device's capacity.

    • D. 

      The virtual tape volume must be created using a block size compatible with the physical tape device.

  • 25. 
    Which associated object must be restored on the system prior to restoring a logical file?
    • A. 

      The access path

    • B. 

      The physical file

    • C. 

      The field reference file

    • D. 

      The user profile that created the file

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