IBM 000-970 Operations Quiz

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  • 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

  • 26. 
    An operator has been directed to initialize multiple tapes. Which of the following parameters of the INZTAP command will make the entire initialization process run the fastest?
    • A. 

      CHECK(*NO)

    • B. 

      CLEAR(*YES)

    • C. 

      NEWVOL(*NONE)

    • D. 

      ENDOPT(*UNLOAD)

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is the correct command to save the 5722-BR1 (BRMS) product?
    • A. 

      SAVSYSLIC

    • B. 

      SAVLICBRM

    • C. 

      SAVLICPGM

    • D. 

      SAVPGMBRM

  • 28. 
    An operator wants to check the status of a LAN adapter called Lin01 on Mysystem using System i Navigator. After expanding My Connections -> Mysystem -> Configuration and Service. Which of the following tasks will accomplish this?
    • A. 

      Expand Network -> Hardware -> Adapters. Right-click Lin01 and select properties

    • B. 

      Expand Hardware -> Communications. The status is displayed to the right of Lin01

    • C. 

      Expand Hardware -> LAN Resources -> Adapters. The status is displayed to the right of Lin01

    • D. 

      Expand Network -> Hardware -> Communications -> Adapters. Right-click Lin01 and select properties

  • 29. 
    Immediately after UPS maintenance which removed power from their i5 model 520, a customer is trying to IPL their system. When the white power button is pressed, nothing happens. Which of the following is the most likely reason for this?
    • A. 

      The key stick is not inserted into the control panel.

    • B. 

      The FSP must be manually reset from the front panel of the i5.

    • C. 

      The UPS signal cable is not proberly connected to port T2 with the UPS interface cable.

    • D. 

      The FSP card has not yet completed initialization and the System is not yet ready to power on.

  • 30. 
    An operator is trying to vary on an Ethernet line but it goes to RCYPND. Which of the following is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      The Ethernet IOA has failed.

    • B. 

      There is no TCP/IP Address assigned to the Ethernet Line.

    • C. 

      The Ethernet IOA is not cabled to an Ethernet hub or switch.

    • D. 

      The Ethernet line is assigned to the wrong type of communication resource.

  • 31. 
    Which of the following is the correct command to provide the group QPGMR *CHANGE Authority to all objects in the WEEKLY library?
    • A. 

      EDTOBJAUT OBJ(WEEKLY/*ALL) OBJTYPE(*ALL) USER(QPGMR) AUT(*CHANGE)

    • B. 

      CHGOBJAUT OBJ(WEEKLY/*ALL) OBJTYPE(*ALL) USER(QPGMR) AUT(*CHANGE)

    • C. 

      WRKOBJAUT OBJ(WEEKLY/*ALL) OBJTYPE(*ALL) USER(QPGMR) AUT(*CHANGE)

    • D. 

      GRTOBJAUT OBJ(WEEKLY/*ALL) OBJTYPE(*ALL) USER(QPGMR) AUT(*CHANGE)

  • 32. 
    A user has sent a one thousand page report to a four page per minute printer with a remote output queue. When selecting option 4 (END) from the "Work with Writers" screen for that particular output queue, and pressing enter twice, the writer continues to run. Which of the following actions must be performed in order to end the writer?
    • A. 

      Issue command ENDRMTWTR with proper parameters for desired output queue.

    • B. 

      Issue option 4, then press F4 and change the OPTION parameter to *IMMED.

    • C. 

      The writer must be ended on the remote system as well as the local system.

    • D. 

      Issue option 14 to end the writer on both local and remote systems at the same time.

  • 33. 
    In which IBM supplied subsystem do CLEANUP jobs run?
    • A. 

      QCTL

    • B. 

      QBATCH

    • C. 

      QUSRWRK

    • D. 

      QSYSWRK

  • 34. 
    An operator is ordering PTFs via Fix Central. The current cumulative fix package is selected to be processed. What other group PTFs are bundled with a cumulative package order?
    • A. 

      Hipers and Java

    • B. 

      Database and Hipers

    • C. 

      Database and TCP/IP

    • D. 

      Hipers and Service Agent

  • 35. 
    A System i5 customer has added a new physical location to their network. Users at the new location can access email and intranet servers in the datacenter but cannot access the system using System i Navigator. What is the most likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The system value QAUTOCFG is set to '0'.

    • B. 

      The TCP/IP route to the new location must be added in i5/OS.

    • C. 

      There is no entry for the remote location in the APPN Remote Configuration List.

    • D. 

      The number of virtual devices has reached the number specified in system value QAUTOVRT.

  • 36. 
    A system operator is signed on to the console with user profile QSYSOPR. Several batch jobs have been submitted but they will not run. Attempts to use system request option 1 (display sign on for secondary job) fail. What is the likely explanation for these failures?
    • A. 

      The QCTL Job queue is full.

    • B. 

      The system is in a restricted state.

    • C. 

      The QSYSOPR profile has reached its maximum allowable number of jobs.

    • D. 

      The system has reached the number of jobs in QMAXJOB and cannot start any additional jobs.

  • 37. 
    SYS1 has a remote output queue A01 set up with SYS2 as the remote system. SYS2's output queue is B01. How would the operator move an existing spooled file on SYS1 to SYS2?
    • A. 

      Use SNDTCPSPLF to send the spooled file to QSYSOPR on SYS2.

    • B. 

      Change the spooled file's attributes to specify output queue B01.

    • C. 

      Change the spooled file's attributes to specify output queue A01.

    • D. 

      Use SNDNETSPLF to send the spooled file to output queue A01 on SYS2.

  • 38. 
    Which "Save File" parameter will prevent a spooled file from being deleted when printing is complete?
    • A. 

      *YES

    • B. 

      *HOLD

    • C. 

      *KEEP

    • D. 

      *NODLT

  • 39. 
    Which of the following items are saved by the SAVSYS command?
    • A. 

      Configuration objects

    • B. 

      I5/OS optional libraries

    • C. 

      Licensed program libraries

    • D. 

      All IBM-supplied directories

  • 40. 
    A system operator IPLs each of the partitions on their i5 weekly. Where should the operator look to see IPL progress codes prior to the console being displayed?
    • A. 

      On the partition screen of the HMC

    • B. 

      On the front panel of the system unit

    • C. 

      On the virtual control panel for the partition

    • D. 

      On the work with partition status page on the primary partition

  • 41. 
    Which user profile setting allows only certain commands to be used?
    • A. 

      User class *pgmr

    • B. 

      Group authority *yes

    • C. 

      Limit capabilities *yes

    • D. 

      Limit device sessions *no

  • 42. 
    An operator was instructed to save the library ABCCOMPANY to a save file named ABCCOMPANY in library QGPL. After submitting the save command the following message is displayed:Save file ABCCOMPANY in QGPL already contains data. (C G) Which of the following SAVLIB parameters needed to be specified to prevent the message from being displayed?
    • A. 

      CHK(*NO)

    • B. 

      DLT(*PRV)

    • C. 

      STG(*FREE)

    • D. 

      CLEAR(*ALL)

  • 43. 
    Which of the following is required for a full system save?
    • A. 

      All file systems must be mounted.

    • B. 

      The system must be in restricted state.

    • C. 

      All communications line descriptions must be varied off.

    • D. 

      The user performing the save must have *ALLOBJ authority.

  • 44. 
    The operator has been asked to back up 3 libraries to disk. Which of the following would the operator perform to accomplish this?
    • A. 

      Create one save file. Perform a SAVLIB of all three libraries to the same save file.

    • B. 

      Create three save files. Perform a separate SAVLIB of each library to individual save files.

    • C. 

      Create three save files. Perform a single SAVLIB expanding the library and save file parameters to accommodate the three libraries and save file names.

    • D. 

      Create one save file. Perform a single SAVOBJ command specifying *ALL for the object and expanding the library parameter to accommodate the three library names.

  • 45. 
    Users are complaining that they cannot release spooled files that their job has created. What must be done to correct the problem?
    • A. 

      The printer device must be active.

    • B. 

      A writer must be attached to the output queue.

    • C. 

      The output queue must be in a RLS status before spooled files can be released.

    • D. 

      The authority to check (AUTCHK) parameter of the output queue must be changed to *DTAAUT.

  • 46. 
    Which of the following commands will save any directory stored in the IFS?
    • A. 

      SAV

    • B. 

      SAVDLO

    • C. 

      SAVIFS

    • D. 

      SAVDIR

  • 47. 
    Using BRMS, what command is used to look at the results of a backup?
    • A. 

      PRTLOGBRM

    • B. 

      PRTBRMLOG

    • C. 

      DSPLOGBRM

    • D. 

      DSPBRMRPT

  • 48. 
    An operator opens a console session from an HMC to an i5/OS partition. The partition has automatic configuration turned on using normal i5/OS naming. The 5250 session on the HMC opens normally, but once the session starts the screen remains blank instead of presenting a sign on screen. The system is operating normally, and users are able to start 5250 sessions on their workstations. Which of the following is the most likely cause of the failure?
    • A. 

      The HMC vary on processor has hung.

    • B. 

      The Flexible Service Processor (FSP) console emulator is hung.

    • C. 

      The virtual workstation controller description for the console is varied off.

    • D. 

      The local workstation controller description with the console device description is in "failed" status.

  • 49. 
    Using System i Navigator an operator wants to hold the QBATCH job queue on a system named Mysystem. Which of the following describes how this is accomplished?
    • A. 

      Expand My Connections -> Mysystem -> Work Management -> Job Queues -> All Job Queues. Right click the QBATCH job queue and click Hold.

    • B. 

      Expand My Connections -> Mysystem -> Work Management -> Job Queues. Right click the QBATCH job queue, click properties and select Hold.

    • C. 

      Expand Management Central -> System groups -> Mysystem -> Work Management -> Job Queues. Right click the QBATCH job queue and click Hold.

    • D. 

      Expand Management Central -> System groups -> Mysystem -> Job Queues. Right click the QBATCH job queue, click properties and select Hold.

  • 50. 
    When reviewing CPU utilization on a WRKACTJOB screen, an operator notices the CPU percentage is at 350%. What is the most likely cause for this value?
    • A. 

      The system is beginning to fail.

    • B. 

      An incorrect license key has been installed.

    • C. 

      There is an error in the i5/OS codde requiring a PTF order.

    • D. 

      The LPAR is utilizing idle processing power from other LPARs.

  • 51. 
    Which command is used to display the system's history log?
    • A. 

      DSPLOG

    • B. 

      DSPQHST

    • C. 

      DSPHSTLOG

    • D. 

      DSPSYSLOG

  • 52. 
    An operator has downloaded PTFs with the SNDPTFORD command. Where are these PTFs stored before they are loaded?
    • A. 

      In save files named Q followed by the PTF number in library QGPL

    • B. 

      As multiple objects in libraries named Q followed by the PTF Number

    • C. 

      In save files named with the Licensed Program Product in library QUSRSYS

    • D. 

      In bin files named with the PTF number in directory /QIBM/UserData/Service/Fixpack

  • 53. 
    A system monitor has been set up to monitor CPU Utilization and send a message to a pager when CPU utilization exceeds 95%. This message is being sent too often to be useful. What can be done to reduce how often the messages are sent?
    • A. 

      In the properties of the CPU Utilization monitor, increase the duration.

    • B. 

      In the properties of the CPU Utilization monitor, select a higher CPU Utilization.

    • C. 

      In Management Central User Preferences set the minimum monitor notification interval to a higher number.

    • D. 

      In the properties of the CPU Utilization monitor, select the "Multiple events before trigger" check box.

  • 54. 
    A batch job must run utilizing a special library list to ensure that the production data is not affected. Which of the following will accomplish the task?
    • A. 

      Change the user profile to include only the libraries needed for the job.

    • B. 

      Modify the subsystem description to only include the special library list.

    • C. 

      Create and use a specific job description containing the special library list.

    • D. 

      Submit the job to a specially created job queue outside the main production job stream.

  • 55. 
    An operator received a complaint that a user cannot get a sign on screen via the System i Access 5250 Emulator. Which of the following is a possible cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The QAUTOCFG system value is set to 0.

    • B. 

      The QALWUSRDMN system value is set to 0.

    • C. 

      The virtual device is in a varied off state.

    • D. 

      The emulation program is incorrectly configured.

  • 56. 
    The operator notices the following message in the QSYSOPR message queue: *Attention* Resource SOC02 failed How would the operator access the "Work with Problems" menu screen to allow further analysis of the problem?
    • A. 

      Select Help

    • B. 

      Type 'go problem' in the message reply area

    • C. 

      Press the F3 key to exit, then type 'WRKPRBANL' on the command line

    • D. 

      Position the cursor to the error message and select F14 to run problem analysis

  • 57. 
    When using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) to transfer program objects from one System i to another, which of the following applies?
    • A. 

      Programs must be placed in a SAVF

    • B. 

      Send Network File command must be issued.

    • C. 

      The FTP server must be activated on both systems.

    • D. 

      Programs must be moved individually in binary mode.

  • 58. 
    An operator must check the status of some Integrated xSeries Servers (IXS) to determine whether they are active. Which of the following will display the information required?
    • A. 

      WRKNWSSTS

    • B. 

      WRKNWSSTG

    • C. 

      WRKMLBSTS

    • D. 

      WRKCFGSTS *WINNT

  • 59. 
    An operator has mounted an LTO3 tape into an LTO4 tape drive and wants to initialize it. What must be specified in the INZTAP command in order for this media and drive-type combination to be successful?
    • A. 

      DENSITY(*LTO4)

    • B. 

      DENSITY(*PREV)

    • C. 

      DENSITY(*LTO3)

    • D. 

      DENSITY(*ULTRIUM3)

  • 60. 
    Which is the correct method to reach a command entry dialog box using System i Navigator?
    • A. 

      Expand Management Central, select "Run Command".

    • B. 

      Right-click the system under My Connections and select "Run Command".

    • C. 

      Expand the system under My Connections, Right-click "Work Management" and select "Run Command".

    • D. 

      Expand the system under My Connections, Right-click "Basic Operations" and select "Run Command".

  • 61. 
    An operator is trying to vary on a tape device but keeps getting a status of FAILED on the screen. Which of the following is the most likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The power is off to the tape drive.

    • B. 

      A tape is not loaded in the tape drive.

    • C. 

      The hardware resource for the tape drive can not be found.

    • D. 

      The DVD on the same bus is already varied on, using this address.

  • 62. 
    Which of the following defines the steps required to reallocate a switchable tape drive from partition "A" to partition "B"?
    • A. 

      Change the SCSI address setting at the rear of the tape drive from 1 to 2.

    • B. 

      Use the System i Navigator wizard to move the tape drive between partitions.

    • C. 

      Vary off and move the IOP and IOA resources controlling the tape drive from partition "A" to partition "B".

    • D. 

      Vary off and delete the tape drive device description from partition "A", create the tape drive device description on partition "B".

  • 63. 
    Which of the following commands is used to print current System Audit Journal properties?
    • A. 

      DSPAUDSEC

    • B. 

      DSPAUDLOG

    • C. 

      DSPSECAUD

    • D. 

      DSPSECJRN

  • 64. 
    In which of the following locations could an operator look to determine when a specific object had last been saved?
    • A. 

      The history log

    • B. 

      The library attributes

    • C. 

      The object description

    • D. 

      The service action log

  • 65. 
    An operator normally runs a backup job using the command SBMJOB CMD(CALL ACCTBKUP). Because of other work being performed, the job cannot be run until 1 A.M. on Sunday. What command can be used to submit the job on Friday and have it eligible for execution at the designated time?
    • A. 

      SBMJOB CMD(CALL ACCTBKUP) DATE(*SUN) TIME(010000)

    • B. 

      WRKJOBSCDE CMD(CALL ACCTBKUP) DATE(*SUN) TIME (010000)

    • C. 

      SBMJOB CMD(CALL ACCTBKUP) SCDDATE(*SUN) SCDTIME(010000)

    • D. 

      WRKJOBSCDE CMD(CALL ACCTBKUP) SCDDATE(*SUN) SCDTIME(010000)

  • 66. 
    In the current enviornment, submitted jobs produce a job log only for jobs with an error. The auditors have asked that every job submitted should produce a job log even if it completes normally. Which of the following will accomplish this?
    • A. 

      Change the system value QFRCJOBLOG to (*ALL).

    • B. 

      Change the JOBD(s) PRTDEV parameter to (*JOBLOG).

    • C. 

      Change the JOBD(s) LOG parameter to (4 0 *SECLVL).

    • D. 

      Change the system value QJOBMSGQFL to (*PRTWRAP).

  • 67. 
    On the QSYSOPR message queue, a message stating that Critical Hardware failure has occurred is being displayed with an asterisk (*) next to it. Which of the following is the most appropriate action?
    • A. 

      Run Problem analysis on the message to determine the error.

    • B. 

      Start Service Tools and select option5, Work Critical Hardware issues.

    • C. 

      Find out the message id of the message, and do a SNDPTFORD for that message number.

    • D. 

      Perform a WRKHDWRSC *CRIT to view the critical hardware errors, and take the action listed in the recovery section of the message.

  • 68. 
    Which command is used to view media which is currently enrolled in BRMS?
    • A. 

      WRKMEDBRM

    • B. 

      WRKTAPCTG

    • C. 

      WRKMLBSTS

    • D. 

      WRKCNRBRM

  • 69. 
    An operator wants to print all the spooled files on output queue PRT that use the "INVOICE" form, without form change interruptions for other form types. Which of the following accomplishes this?
    • A. 

      CHGPRTF FILE(INVOICE) OUTQ(PRT)

    • B. 

      CHGWTR WTR(PRT) FORMTYPE(INVOICE)

    • C. 

      CHGOUTQ OUTQ(PRT) FORMTYPE(INVOICE)

    • D. 

      CHGPRTDEV DEV(PRT) FORMTYPE(INVOICE) WTR(*CURRENT)

  • 70. 
    Which of the following would an operator use to change the printing order of spooled files in an output queue?
    • A. 

      Use the "Position" parameter on the CHGSPLF command.

    • B. 

      Change the "Output priority" attribute of the spooled files.

    • C. 

      From the Basic Operations -> Printer Output area in System i Navigator, highlight the files to be changed and select Move Up.

    • D. 

      From the Basic Operations -> Printer Output area in System i Navigator, display and "drag and drop" the spooled files as needed.

  • 71. 
    What is the meaning of the "A" or "B" source for an i5/OS IPL?
    • A. 

      Selecting the "A" source will IPL the system to DST.

    • B. 

      This refers to which copy of microcode the system loads at IPL.

    • C. 

      Selecting the "A" source causes the system to come up in debug mode.

    • D. 

      Selecting the "B" source will cause the system to not load any pending microcode PTFs.

  • 72. 
    An operator wants all system operator messages greater than severity 70 sent immediately to the operator's screen. Which of the following parameters of the CHGMSGQ MSGQ(QSYSOPR) command will accomplish this?
    • A. 

      DLVRY(*BREAK) SEV(70)

    • B. 

      DLVRY(*IMMED) SEV(70)

    • C. 

      DLVRY(*NOTIFY) SEV(70)

    • D. 

      DLVRY(*INTERRUPT) SEV(70)

  • 73. 
    A network switch has been replaced which required the Ethernet line to be varied off. The switch is back in place and the line has been varied back on but users cannot connect to the system. Which of the following is a likely cause for the problem?
    • A. 

      The TCP/IP Interface must be restarted.

    • B. 

      The Ethernet line must be varied on with RESET(*YES)

    • C. 

      The TCP/IP Route must be re-established after the switch replacement.

    • D. 

      The hardware MAC address of the new switch must be added to the i5/OS Host Table.

  • 74. 
    Which of the following media is used to save a library to an external DVD drive?
    • A. 

      DVD-R

    • B. 

      DVD-RW

    • C. 

      DVD+RW

    • D. 

      DVD-RAM

  • 75. 
    Which of the following is used to view objects in any file system of the IFS?
    • A. 

      WRKLNK

    • B. 

      WRKOBJ

    • C. 

      WRKLIB

    • D. 

      WRKSYS

  • 76. 
    Which of the following will allow an operator to authorize users to printer writers and output queues without having to first end the writer?
    • A. 

      Perform the authoizations with System i Navigator.

    • B. 

      Change the device description to enable authorizations while on-line.

    • C. 

      Add users to an authorization list attached to the output queue and the device description.

    • D. 

      Add the authorizations with a user profile that has both *SPLCTL and *IOSYSCFG special authorities.

  • 77. 
    A library must be saved. The message "10 objects saved, 2 not saved" is received. The operator has full authority to the library and objects. Which of the following is the most likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      Two of the objects were locked.

    • B. 

      Two of the objects are data queues.

    • C. 

      Two of the objects were spooled files.

    • D. 

      Two of the objects are joined logicals.

  • 78. 
    An operator needs to order the latest PTF Cumulative package from IBM, but only get PTFs in the Cumulative package that are not already installed on the system. Which of the following commands should be used?
    • A. 

      SNDPTFORD PTFID((*CUMPKG)) DLVRYFMT(*IMAGE)

    • B. 

      SNDPTFORD PTFID((*CUMPKG)) DLVRYFMT(*IMAGE) ORDER(*NEW)

    • C. 

      SNDPTFORD PTFID((*CUMPKG)) DLVRYFMT(*SAVF) CHKPTF(*YES)

    • D. 

      SNDPTFORD PTFID((*CUMPKG)) DLVRYFMT(*SAVF) REORDER(*YES)

  • 79. 
    Which command can be used to set TCP/IP to automatically start after an IPL?
    • A. 

      STRTCP

    • B. 

      CHGIPLA

    • C. 

      WRKTCPINF

    • D. 

      EDTIPLATR

  • 80. 
    Where can automatic replies for messages be viewed and configured?
    • A. 

      WRKMSGF

    • B. 

      WRKMSGQ

    • C. 

      WRKRPYLE

    • D. 

      WRKDFTMSG

  • 81. 
    A library called TEST must be restored to a system containing a library of the same name. Which of the following will ensure the TEST library will be restored into a library other than TEST?
    • A. 

      RSTLIB LIB(TEST) ... RSTLIB(*GEN)

    • B. 

      RSTLIB LIB(TEST) ... RSTLIB(TEST1)

    • C. 

      RSTLIB LIB(TEST) ... RSTLIB(*SAVLIB)

    • D. 

      RSTLIB LIB(TEST) ... SETLIBNAME(*NEXT)

  • 82. 
    What command would be used to install a PTF package?
    • A. 

      INSPTF LICPGM((*ALL))

    • B. 

      INSPTF LICPGM((5722999))

    • C. 

      INSPTF LICPGM((5722SS1))

    • D. 

      INSPTFPKG LICPGM((5722SS1))

  • 83. 
    PC users are trying to connect to an iSeries via ETH1 and cannot get the terminal emulator to display a sign on screen. There are multiple Ethernet lines configured on the system. The Ethernet line and controller are active for ETH1, and the network device is varied on. What needs to be done to change the status of the device to active without disrupting Ethernet connections and traffic on other lines?
    • A. 

      Restart TCP/IP

    • B. 

      Vary off the Ethernet line and vary it back on.

    • C. 

      Start the TCP/IP interface via the Network tree in System i Navigator.

    • D. 

      Start Remote Access Services via the Network tree in System i Navigator.

  • 84. 
    Which of the following must be ordered to receive a Cumulative PTF package for V5R4?
    • A. 

      MF99540

    • B. 

      SF98540

    • C. 

      SF99540

    • D. 

      SI99540

  • 85. 
    Where would an operator using System i Navigator check which ports are in use on a system named Mysystem?
    • A. 

      Management Central -> Endpoint Systems -> Mysystem -> LAN Resources -> Connections

    • B. 

      My Connections -> Mysystem -> Configuration and Service -> Hardware -> LAN Resources

    • C. 

      My Connections -> Mysystem -> Network -> TCP/IP Configuration -> IPv4 -> Connections

    • D. 

      Management Central -> Endpoint Systems -> Mysystem -> Configuration and service -> LAN Resources

  • 86. 
    An operator has been instructed to move 2GB of system memory from the interactive pool to the batch pool. Which of the following commands should be used to perform this task?
    • A. 

      WRKSYSSTS

    • B. 

      WRKSYSMEM

    • C. 

      WRKSYSSTG

    • D. 

      WRKPOOLSTG

  • 87. 
    A system has been placed in a restricted state. Which of the following is the correct action or command to return the system to normal operating state?
    • A. 

      STRSYS

    • B. 

      INZSYS

    • C. 

      Start the controlling subsystem

    • D. 

      In System i Navigator: SYSTEM -> Work Management -> System Status and select Start System.

  • 88. 
    The message "CPIEF01 - Service Agent is analyzing your system product activity log entries" appears on the console. What does this message indicate?
    • A. 

      Service Agent is alerting the operator to correct a memory performance problem.

    • B. 

      Service Agent is determining if a problem has occurred and if IBM should be notified.

    • C. 

      The System Product Database has become corrupt, and an administrator needs to activate the log entries.

    • D. 

      IBM Service Agent has determined a problem exists on your machine, and has notified an IBM hardware representative.

  • 89. 
    Given the following command to add a job to the job scheduler, when will this job normally execute?ADDJOBSCDE JOB(BANKJOB1) CMD(CALL PGM(SBPROD/CLME53)) FREQ(*MONTHLY) SEDDATE(*MONTHEND) SCDTIME('23:59:00) RCYACN(SBMRLS)
    • A. 

      Once per month on the last day of the month

    • B. 

      Every day at 23:59 until the end of the month

    • C. 

      One time only during the last month of the year

    • D. 

      The RCYACN(*SBMRLS) will run the job after a dependent job completes.

  • 90. 
    Which of the following commands is used to view and modify the default shipping address for PTF orders?
    • A. 

      EDTCNTINF

    • B. 

      WRKPTFADR

    • C. 

      CHGSHPADR

    • D. 

      WRKCNTINF

  • 91. 
    As system is using PM/400 for ongoing performance data collection. The operator has been instructed to manually cycle the performance data collection. Which of the following will accomplish the request?
    • A. 

      CHGPFRCOL CYCCOL(*YES)

    • B. 

      STRPFRCOL CYCCOL(*YES)

    • C. 

      ENDPFRCOL FRCCOLEND(*CYCLE)

    • D. 

      WRKPFRCOL COLLECTION(*CURRENT)

  • 92. 
    A user has asked to have their default printer changed. Which of the following will accomplish this task?
    • A. 

      Change the system value QDFTPRT.

    • B. 

      Change the printer device in the user profile.

    • C. 

      Change the output queue in the device description.

    • D. 

      Change the default printer in the subsystem description.

  • 93. 
    Using System i Navigator, how would an operator check the disk utilization on a system?
    • A. 

      Right click the system Navigator and select Disk Status.

    • B. 

      Expand My Connections, Right-Click the System and select System Status.

    • C. 

      Expand My Connections, Right-Click the System and select System properties.

    • D. 

      Expand Management Central, Expand System Groups, Right-Click the System and then Select System Status.

  • 94. 
    Which of the following commands is used to save user profiles?
    • A. 

      SAVSECDTA

    • B. 

      SAVUSRPRF

    • C. 

      SAV OBJ(*/QSYS.LIB/*.USR)

    • D. 

      SAVOBJ OBJ(*ALL) LIB(QSYS) OBJTYPE(*USRPRF)

  • 95. 
    A programmer informs the system operator that they cannot sign on. The programmer receives the error "Job ended abnormally" and the display returns to the Sign On screen. Which of the following is the most likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The user profile status is set to *DISABLED

    • B. 

      The "Initial menu" parameter value is invalid.

    • C. 

      The "Attention program" parameter value is invalid.

    • D. 

      The "Initial program to call" parameter is set to *SIGNOFF.

  • 96. 
    A user receives a CPF1266 'User not authorized to library.' Which of the following will correct this?
    • A. 

      EDTOBJAUT for the user to the library

    • B. 

      GRTACCAUT adding the user to the library

    • C. 

      CHGUSRPRF adding *SYSTEM to special authority

    • D. 

      GRTOBJAUT adding the user for all objects in the library.

  • 97. 
    Which command is used to display a physical/logical file hierarchy?
    • A. 

      DSPFD

    • B. 

      DSPDBR

    • C. 

      DSPPFM

    • D. 

      DSPPFR

  • 98. 
    An i5 system operator has been instructed to run a Reclaim Storage but when the command is run the message 'System not in proper state to reclaim storage' is returned. Which of the following is the cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      Disk balancing is active on the system.

    • B. 

      The operator is not signed on to the system console.

    • C. 

      The operator has not performed the ENDSBS *ALL command.

    • D. 

      The operator does not have sufficient authority to run this command.

  • 99. 
    Which of the following correctly describes the type of controller description used for an HMC console in i5/OS?
    • A. 

      HMC console controller

    • B. 

      Local workstation controller

    • C. 

      Remote workstation controller

    • D. 

      Virtual workstation controller

  • 100. 
    A save operation has gone to error status immediately after being submitted. The error states no media of the class requested by the backup is available. Looking at media in the library shows there are tapes of the requested class which have passed their expiration date, but they are not being used by BRMS for this backup. The library is varied-on and available to the system. What is the most likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      BRMS maintenance has not been run.

    • B. 

      The tapes must be initialized again.

    • C. 

      The system is not in restricted state.

    • D. 

      The media library must be varied-off and back on.

  • 101. 
    Which of the following save commands will allow objects in a save file to be restored, in a single step, directly from tape or optical?
    • A. 

      SAVDTA

    • B. 

      SAVSTG

    • C. 

      SAVOBJ

    • D. 

      SAVSAVFDTA

  • 102. 
    The help desk has determined that a remote server connecting to the System i with ODBC has apparently stopped responding and would like the process restarted. There are more than 850 ODBC connections (QZDASOINIT) on the system. The help desk has provided the user profile used to initiate the ODBC connection. How does the operator identify the proper ODBC connection job to end?
    • A. 

      Use the System i Navigator, server jobs dialog to determine which jobs are affected.

    • B. 

      In System i Navigator, use the Network, Remote Access Services dialog to find the jobs.

    • C. 

      From any 5250 emulation session, use NETSTAT and connection status to find the user jobs.

    • D. 

      From the console, use WRKCNNL (Work Connection Lists) to determine which of the ODBC jobs are in use by the user profile.

  • 103. 
    Given the following screen:Description Status ---------------Job---------------ETHER ACTIVEETHCTL ACTIVEETHDEV0 ACTIVE QTCPIP QTCP 001125Which task should be performed to prevent the following message from appearing after varying off the Ethernet line?Device ETHDEV0 cannot be varied off at this time (C G)Reply . . . ____________________________
    • A. 

      Vary off ETHDEV0

    • B. 

      End the TCP server

    • C. 

      Vary off ETHCTL controller

    • D. 

      End the associated TCP interfaces

  • 104. 
    Which command is used to see the status of all jobs on the system and the CPU being used?
    • A. 

      WRKSYSACT

    • B. 

      WRKACTJOB

    • C. 

      WRKCPUJOB

    • D. 

      WRKSYSSTS

  • 105. 
    An operator is initializing a tape. Objects saved to it will be restored to a remote i5/OS system. Which of the following tape code formats must be used to ensure the tape can be read by the remote system?
    • A. 

      BIN

    • B. 

      ISO

    • C. 

      ASCII

    • D. 

      EBCDIC

  • 106. 
    Operations has been asked to monitor disk % busy with WRKDSKSTS during the backup to determine if this is a performance bottleneck. Which of the following is the recommended time duration for observing disk % busy statistics?
    • A. 

      1 Minute

    • B. 

      5 Minutes

    • C. 

      10 Seconds

    • D. 

      30 Minutes

  • 107. 
    An system operator needs to determine the cumulative PTF package level installed on the system. Which of the following i5/OS command will accomplish this?
    • A. 

      WRKPTFGRP

    • B. 

      WRKPTFSTS

    • C. 

      DSPSFWRSC *PTF

    • D. 

      DSPSYSVAL QPTFLVL

  • 108. 
    Which of the following will correctly display server jobs currently in use by user ID HARRY?
    • A. 

      Use command: WRKACTJOB SBS(QUSRWRK) JOB(HARRY). Press F11 twice to see the Server name.

    • B. 

      Use command: WRKUSRJOB USER(HARRY) STATUS(*ACTIVE) JOBTYPE(*BATCH). Press F11 to see the server name.

    • C. 

      In System i Navigator, expand Work Management, select Server Jobs and include only jobs whose user ID is HARRY.

    • D. 

      In System i Navigator, expand the system and Work Management -> Active Jobs and include only communications jobs whose user ID is HARRY.

  • 109. 
    On the WRKTCPPTP display, which of the following status values indicates a Point to Point (PPP) line is ready to start communications?
    • A. 

      STRSSN

    • B. 

      Active

    • C. 

      VARIED ON

    • D. 

      READY WAIT

  • 110. 
    One of two system printers, SYSPRT2, has failed and there are many spooled files in its output queue. The remaining printer, SYSPRT1, still has several items in its queue to print. Which of the following will direct SYSPRT1 to begin printing SYSPRT2's spooled files as soon as its own queue is empty?
    • A. 

      CHGWTR DEV(SYSPRT1) WTR(SYSPRT2)

    • B. 

      CPYSPLF OUTQ(SYSPRT2) TOOUTQ(SYSPRT1)

    • C. 

      CHGWTR WTR(SYSPRT1) OUTQ(SYSPRT2) OPTION(*NORDYF)

    • D. 

      ENDWTR SYSPRT1, then STRPRTWTR WTR(SYSPRT1) OUTQ(SYSPRT2)

  • 111. 
    The help desk has reported slower than average response times for 5250 transactions and would like to know which users are using the most CPU. Which of the following will allow the operator to answer the question?
    • A. 

      From the WRKSYSSTS panel use F19 to show the Extended System Status and sort by CPU%

    • B. 

      Us the WRKACTJOB command to list the interactive subsystem jobs. WRKACTJOB SYS(QINTER) SEQ(*CPU)

    • C. 

      Use the WRKJOB command specifying QINTER as the job name and *SBS as the option. Use F16 to sort by CPU%.

    • D. 

      Use the WRKUSRJOB command to list all interactive users. WRKUSRJOB USER(*ALL) STATUS(*ACTIVE) JOBTYPE(*INTERACT)