IBM I 6.1 Certified Administrator

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IBM I 6.1 Certified Administrator

Test 000-976: IBM i 6. 1 Certified Administrator NOTE: his certification has been replaced by IBM Certified Academic Associate: IBM i 7. 1 Administration Test information: Number of questions: 87 Time allowed in minutes: 105 Required passing score: 55% Test languages: English Note: There are 87 scored items and 6 unscored items. (by Rafael Gomez)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the correct communication object type and attribute for creating an Enterprise Extender connection to another System?
    • A. 

      A controller type *EE.

    • B. 

      A controller type *HPR.

    • C. 

      A virtual device type *EE.

    • D. 

      A virtual device type *HPR.

  • 2. 
    A customer has a Power 520, serial number 10-12345. It is one of several systems managed by an HMC running Version 7 firmware at TCP/IP address 10.0.0.100. Which of the following describes how to produce a system plan for this system in file MYPLAN.sysplan?
    • A. 

      Select system plans from left panel, then select Create System Plan. In the pop-up window, fill in system plan name and description, click OK.

    • B. 

      Select 'Service Applications' on the HMC and click the Create System Plan option. In the pop-up window, click the line with 9406-520*1012345, and specify file MYPLAN in the file name prompt.

    • C. 

      Launch SPT and click 'Create New Plan.' On the next panel, click the 'Open an Existing System Plan.' In the file prompt, specify https://10.0.0.100/sysplan. After the system plan is loaded from the HMC, save to file MYPLAN.

    • D. 

      Select 'System Plans' on the HMC, and then click the 'Import...' button. On the pop-up window, click the line with 9406-520*1012345. When the import completes, click the 'Save...' button and specify file MYPLAN in the file name prompt.

  • 3. 
    An administrator has been directed to create a new DNS server instance named 'ABC' on an IBM i 6.1 partition. Which of the following overviews correctly describe how to do this?
    • A. 

      Open a browser to IBM Systems Director Navigator for IBMi on the partition. Navigate to Network > Server > DNS. Select the 'create' action and follow the prompts.

    • B. 

      From a command line, run the CRTTCPDNS command to create the ABC instance definition. Use SEU to edit QUSRSYS/QDNSTBL(ABC) to edit the DNS records for the instance.

    • C. 

      In System i Navigator, under the system to host the DNS, navigate to Network > Servers > DNS. Right-click on DNS, then select 'New Name Server'. Follow the prompts.

    • D. 

      From a command line, use STRQSH to start the PASE command prompt. Run the script: crdns -n ABC. Use the Edit File (EDTF) command on IFS file /QIBM/UserData/OS400/DNS/ABC.TBL to enter the new DNS records.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following recovery limit settings allows a communications line to make infinite recovery attempts?
    • A. 

      Recovery limit attempts (0), Time interval in minutes (1)

    • B. 

      Recovery limit attempts (1), Time interval in minutes (0)

    • C. 

      Recovery limit attempts (*NOMAX), Time interval in minutes (0)

    • D. 

      Recovery limit attempts (0), Time interval in minutes (*NOMAX)

  • 5. 
    Which of the following parameters on the SAV command can be used to save the Integrated File System directory /temp/files and all subordinate objects?
    • A. 

      OBJ(('/temp/files/') PATTERN(('*')) SUBTREE(*DIR)

    • B. 

      OBJ(('/temp/files/*') PATTERN(('*')) SUBTREE(*ALL)

    • C. 

      OBJ(('/temp/files/') PATTERN(('*ALL')) SUBTREE(*DIR)

    • D. 

      OBJ(('/temp/files/*') PATTERN(('*ANY')) SUBTREE(*ALL)

  • 6. 
    A user's library list contains PRODLIB LIBD. A user typed the following sequence of commands: CHGCURLIB CURLIB(LIBA) ADDLIBLE LIB(LIBB) POSITION(*FIRST) CHGSYSLIBL LIB(LIBC) OPTION(*ADD) All libraries contain a program named PGMUSR which is different in each library. Which program will run if the user types the command CALL PGMUSR?
    • A. 

      LIBA/PGMUSR

    • B. 

      LIBB/PGMUSR

    • C. 

      LIBC/PGMUSR

    • D. 

      LIBD/PGMUSR

  • 7. 
    Ansystem running IBM i 6.1 has a fibre attached IBM TS3500 (3584). Management has instituted a policy that any tape leaving the data center with application data must be encrypted. Which of the following tape encryption modes is supported?
    • A. 

      System Managed

    • B. 

      Library Managed

    • C. 

      Software Managed

    • D. 

      Application Managed

  • 8. 
    Assuming the appropriate PTF is installed, what is the minimum release level of IBM i Access to support Microsoft Windows 7?
    • A. 

      6.1

    • B. 

      7.1

    • C. 

      5.4

    • D. 

      5.4.5

  • 9. 
    The system value QCRTOBJAUD is set to *USRPRF. When are entries sent to the audit journal if a new directory is created with the parameter CRTOBJAUD(*SYSVAL)?
    • A. 

      When it is used or changed by the user who created it.

    • B. 

      When it is used or changed by a user who is currently being audited.

    • C. 

      When it is used or changed by a member of the group profile of the user who is currently being audited.

    • D. 

      When it is used or changed by a program adopting the authority of the user who is currently being audited.

  • 10. 
    A software vendor has suggested a limit of 20% average busy on all disk arms to avoid performance-related problems with the software. Which of the following will allow the administrator to monitor the disk performance and send out an alert when the performance recommendation is exceeded?
    • A. 

      Create a system monitor in Management Central measuring disk arm utilization and set a threshold trigger to fire.

    • B. 

      In System i Navigator, create a monitor job in Collection Services measuring disk arm utilization and set a threshold trigger to fire.

    • C. 

      Use Management Central Collection Services and set an I/O subsystem monitor. Include all disk units in the monitor and set the alarm at 20%.

    • D. 

      In System i Navigator, Configuration and Services -> Hardware -> Disk units, set a monitor job up for the disk units and create a trigger to fire at 20% utilization.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following commands will allow the administrator to override the QQRYTIMLMT system value for a job?
    • A. 

      CHGJOB

    • B. 

      CHGQRYA

    • C. 

      CHGJOBA

    • D. 

      CHGQRYRUNA

  • 12. 
    A customer at V5R2 of i5/OS, wants to upgrade to IBM i 6.1. Which of the following describes the steps needed to perform the upgrade?
    • A. 

      Upgrade directly to IBMi 6.1 using automatic upgrade, and run STROBJCVN to re-encapsulate all programs for 6.1.

    • B. 

      Upgrade to V5R4 of i5/OS,then run ANZOBJCVN to identify programs that will not upgrade to 6.1 before upgrading to 6.1.

    • C. 

      Run ANZOBJCVN on the current release to identify programs that will not upgrade to 6.1, then upgrade to V5R4 and run STROBJCVN on those programs.

    • D. 

      Upgrade first to V5R4, run STROBJCVN on all programs in user libraries, and then upgrade directly to IBMi 6.1.

  • 13. 
    A system has the system value QTSEPOOL set to *BASE and interactive jobs are moved to *BASE pool when they reach time slice end. Which pool activity level will be used by the interactive jobs moved to *BASE pool?
    • A. 

      The interactive jobs will use the *BASE pool activity level.

    • B. 

      The interactive jobs will use the activity level of the *MACHINE system pool.

    • C. 

      The interactive jobs will use the activity level of the *INTERACT system pool.

    • D. 

      The interactive jobs will use the activity level of the pool which they come from.

  • 14. 
    What happens when an operator issues the CHGMSGQ MSGQ(QSYSOPR) DLVRY(*DFT) command?
    • A. 

      The message queue is changed to its default state specified by the CRTMSGQ command at the queue creation.

    • B. 

      Messages requiring replies are answered with their default reply and the replies go to a default message queue.

    • C. 

      Messages requiring replies are answered with their default reply and no messages are added to the message queue.

    • D. 

      Messages requiring replies are answered with their default reply and the other messages are added to the message queue.

  • 15. 
    An independent ASP requires a reclaim storage. In addition to 'Available' which of the following is a state in which reclaim storage for an independent ASP will succeed?
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Failed

    • C. 

      Varied On

    • D. 

      Recovery Pending

  • 16. 
    When do changes to the 'Maximum Processor' setting in an LPAR definition take effect?
    • A. 

      When the partition is re-activated after a complete power down

    • B. 

      When the partition is restarted with PWRDWNSYS RESTART(*YES)

    • C. 

      When all partitions and the managed system are shut down and restarted

    • D. 

      When all partitions in the shared processor pool are powered down and restarted

  • 17. 
    Which system value controls the number of days the system retains unused spooled file storage?
    • A. 

      QRCLSPLSTG

    • B. 

      QRLSSPLSTG

    • C. 

      QDLTSPLSTG

    • D. 

      QRTNSPLSTG

  • 18. 
    An administrator attempts to change a journal so that the receivers are deleted by the system. When he attempts to change the value DLTRCV(*YES). He receives the message 'CPF70E3 : The journal receiver directory must only have attached receivers in it when DLTRCV(*YES) is specified' Which of the following procedures should be used to resolve this error?
    • A. 

      Use the DLTJRNRCV command with the option *UNATTACHED to remove all receivers not attached to a journal.

    • B. 

      Use the ENDJRN command to end journaling and delete all receivers. Change the value toDLTRCV(*YES)and restart journaling.

    • C. 

      Use the CHGJRNA command on the journal and then press the F17 function key to work with the receiver directory. Delete all receivers not currently attached to the journal.

    • D. 

      Use the WRKJRNA command on the journal and then press the F15 function key to work with the receiver directory. Delete all receivers not currently attached to the journal.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are saved using the Save System Information (SAVSYSINF) command?
    • A. 

      *CMD and *MSGF objects in QSYS changed since the last SAVSYS

    • B. 

      *PGM and *SRVPGM objects in QSYS changed since the last SAVSYS

    • C. 

      *USRPRF and *TBL objects in QSYS changed since the last SAVSYS

    • D. 

      *DTAARA and *FILE objects in QSYS changed since the last SAVSYS

  • 20. 
    A system is using an HMC for the console. An administrator wants to start an Option 21 save from their laptop at the office before leaving and check on the job later that evening from home. How should the console session be started to start the save operation?
    • A. 

      Start a shared console session from the administrator's laptop.

    • B. 

      Start a dedicated console session from the administrator's laptop.

    • C. 

      Start a shared console session from the HMC and the administrator's laptop.

    • D. 

      Start a dedicated console session from the HMC, and a shared console session from the administrator's laptop.

  • 21. 
    An IBM i 6.1 system has the system value QFRCCVNRST set to 1. The administrator has restored an application library from a V5R4 system. The application is now running very slowly. Which of the following is the most likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The restored objects are being converted at first use.

    • B. 

      The QFRCOBJCVN system value must be set to at least 4 for V5R4 objects.

    • C. 

      The restored objects are using the V5R4 template, which runs more slowly on a 6.1 system.

    • D. 

      The programs were compiled to a previous release which causes a performance problem at 6.1

  • 22. 
    A customer does a GO SAVE, OPTION 21, every night. Every day when the system starts, each LAN printer writer goes to the MSGW (Message Waiting) state and requires a reply for the Message ID CPA3394 'Load form type '&4' device &5 writer &1.' Which of the following will fix this problem?
    • A. 

      CHGWTR WTR(*ALL) FORMTYPE(*SAME *NOMSG)

    • B. 

      CHGWTR WTR(*ALL) FORMTYPE(*SAME) INQMSGRPY(CPA3394) RPY(G)

    • C. 

      ADDRPYLE SEQNBR(140) MSGID(CPA3394) CMPDTA(*NONE *NONE) RPY(G)

    • D. 

      ADDRPYLE SEQNBR(140) MSGID(CPA3394) CMPDTA(*NONE *NONE) RPY(C)

  • 23. 
    How can the system administrator set the expiration date for a tape?
    • A. 

      Use the command SETEXPDATE on the tape volume.

    • B. 

      Use the EXPDATE parameter of the SAVxxx command.

    • C. 

      Use the EXPDATE parameter of the INZTAP command.

    • D. 

      Use the SETLIBEXP command with the external tape library.

  • 24. 
    An administrator has been directed to establish redundancy for their network links which use TCP/IP traffic. They have connected three gigabit-Ethernet lines to three different network switches. Which of the following is required to meet their goal?
    • A. 

      Enable IP datagram forwarding.

    • B. 

      Set the REDUNDANT(*YES) parameter on each of the Ethernet lines.

    • C. 

      Define *DFTROUTE entries with preferred binding interfaces for each interface.

    • D. 

      Create indirect routes to the local network for each of the three Ethernet lines.

  • 25. 
    How can a user specify the name of an auxiliary storage pool (ASP) group to be included in the library name space of the subsystem monitor job?
    • A. 

      Use the command SETASPGRP.

    • B. 

      Specify the desired value for the 'ASP group' parameter on the STRSBS command.

    • C. 

      Specify the desired value for the 'ASP group' parameter on the CRTSBSD or CHGSBSD commands.

    • D. 

      Specify the desired value for the 'Initial ASP group' parameter for the subsystem monitor job description.

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