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  • 1. 

    How much storage can the VNX with MCx series scale up to?

    • A.

      4PB

    • B.

      6PB

    • C.

      11PB

    • D.

      16PB

    Correct Answer
    B. 6PB
    Explanation
    The VNX with MCx series can scale up to 6PB of storage. This means that it has the capacity to store up to 6 petabytes of data.

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  • 2. 

    What is the key to the performance improvement of the VNX with MCx?

    • A.

      The OE is designed for Multi-Core Optimization

    • B.

      The CSs have Multi-Core CPU Technology

    • C.

      The DMs utilize Multi-Core CPU Technology

    • D.

      The CS services are spread across all cores

    Correct Answer
    A. The OE is designed for Multi-Core Optimization
    Explanation
    The key to the performance improvement of the VNX with MCx is the fact that the OE (Operating Environment) is specifically designed for Multi-Core Optimization. This means that the VNX is able to effectively utilize the processing power of multiple cores in order to optimize performance. By taking advantage of multi-core CPU technology, the VNX is able to distribute the workload across all available cores, resulting in improved performance and efficiency.

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  • 3. 

    A storage processor is a component contained inside:

    • A.

      Disk Processor and Storage Processor Enclosures

    • B.

      Disk Processor and Control Station Enclosures

    • C.

      Data Mover and Disk Array Enclosures

    • D.

      Storage Processor Enclosures only

    Correct Answer
    A. Disk Processor and Storage Processor Enclosures
    Explanation
    A storage processor is a component that is contained inside both Disk Processor and Storage Processor Enclosures. This means that both types of enclosures contain the storage processor component.

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  • 4. 

    Which VNX models utilize Storage Processor Enclosures

    • A.

      VNX5700, VNX7500, and VNX8000

    • B.

      VNX odd numbered models

    • C.

      VNX even numbered models

    • D.

      VNX5700, VNX7600, and VNX8000

    Correct Answer
    A. VNX5700, VNX7500, and VNX8000
    Explanation
    The VNX models that utilize Storage Processor Enclosures are the VNX5700, VNX7500, and VNX8000.

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  • 5. 

    Which VNX models use the DPE-based architectures?

    • A.

      VNX5100 and VNX5500

    • B.

      VNX5300 and VNX5700

    • C.

      VNX5500 and VNX7500

    • D.

      VNX5700 and VNX7500

    Correct Answer
    A. VNX5100 and VNX5500
    Explanation
    The VNX5100 and VNX5500 models use the DPE-based architectures. This means that these models have a Disk Processor Enclosure (DPE) that handles the processing and management of the storage system. The DPE-based architecture allows for efficient storage management and performance optimization.

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  • 6. 

    Which DPE/SPE component provides connectivity to the disks in the DAEs?

    • A.

      4Gb/s FC I/O module

    • B.

      6Gb/s FC I/O module

    • C.

      6Gb/s SAS I/O module

    • D.

      10Gb/s FC I/O module

    Correct Answer
    C. 6Gb/s SAS I/O module
    Explanation
    The 6Gb/s SAS I/O module provides connectivity to the disks in the DAEs. SAS stands for Serial Attached SCSI, which is a technology used to connect storage devices such as hard drives and solid-state drives to a computer system. The 6Gb/s refers to the data transfer rate of the SAS interface, indicating that it can transfer data at a speed of 6 gigabits per second. Therefore, the 6Gb/s SAS I/O module is the correct component for connecting the disks in the DAEs.

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  • 7. 

    Which port on the SPE Management Module is used by the customer to manage the VNX?

    • A.

      DB-9 Serial Port

    • B.

      RJ-45 Ethernet Port with Ethernet label

    • C.

      Any DB-9 Serial Port

    • D.

      Any RJ-45 Ethernet Port

    Correct Answer
    B. RJ-45 Ethernet Port with Ethernet label
    Explanation
    The customer uses the RJ-45 Ethernet Port with Ethernet label to manage the VNX. This port allows for network connectivity, which is essential for managing and accessing the VNX system. The DB-9 Serial Port is not used for management purposes, and although any RJ-45 Ethernet Port can technically be used, the one with the Ethernet label is specifically designed for this purpose.

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  • 8. 

    Which VNX configuration use Control Stations?

    • A.

      File and Unified only

    • B.

      File only

    • C.

      Block only

    • D.

      Unified only

    Correct Answer
    A. File and Unified only
    Explanation
    Control Stations are used in VNX configurations that involve File and Unified storage. Control Stations provide the necessary management and control functions for these types of storage. They are responsible for tasks such as file system management, data access control, and protocol support. In Block-only configurations, Control Stations are not required as they are not involved in the storage and management of file systems. Therefore, File and Unified configurations are the only ones that utilize Control Stations.

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  • 9. 

    Which enclosures does EMC recommend placing in the lowest cabinet position?

    • A.

      DPE or SPS

    • B.

      DME or DAE

    • C.

      SPE or DAE

    • D.

      DME or CS

    Correct Answer
    A. DPE or SPS
    Explanation
    EMC recommends placing DPE (Data Mover Enclosure) or SPS (Standby Power Supply) in the lowest cabinet position. This is because DPE houses the data mover modules and SPS provides backup power to ensure uninterrupted operation of the system. Placing them in the lowest position allows for easier access and maintenance, as well as better stability and weight distribution in the cabinet.

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  • 10. 

    On the Link Control Cards (LCCs), which symbol indicates an Input port?

    • A.

      Double circles

    • B.

      Double diamonds

    • C.

      Double loops

    • D.

      Universal Ethernet Network

    Correct Answer
    A. Double circles
    Explanation
    Double circles on the Link Control Cards (LCCs) indicate an input port. This symbol is used to represent the physical connection point where data or signals are received into the system. The double circles typically represent the input ports on the LCCs, allowing for the transfer of information from external devices or networks into the system.

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  • 11. 

    What caution should be used when searching for the VNX Installation Toolbox?

    • A.

      Always download the latest version of the VNX Installation Toolbox

    • B.

      Always download the version that is appropriate for the VNX model you are configuring

    • C.

      Always download the version that is appropriate for the OE installed on the VNX you are configuring

    • D.

      Always download any version of the VNX Installation Toolbox

    Correct Answer
    C. Always download the version that is appropriate for the OE installed on the VNX you are configuring
    Explanation
    When searching for the VNX Installation Toolbox, it is important to download the version that is appropriate for the OE (Operating Environment) installed on the VNX you are configuring. This is because different versions of the OE may have specific requirements or compatibility issues with certain versions of the toolbox. Therefore, to ensure proper functionality and compatibility, it is crucial to use the version that matches the OE installed on the VNX.

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  • 12. 

    Which utility is used to install and configure a File only VNX?

    • A.

      Unisphere Storage System Installation Wizard

    • B.

      VNX Installation Assistant (VIA)

    • C.

      VNX Enabler

    • D.

      Unisphere Server Utility

    Correct Answer
    B. VNX Installation Assistant (VIA)
    Explanation
    VNX Installation Assistant (VIA) is the utility used to install and configure a File only VNX. It provides a step-by-step guided process for setting up the VNX system, including configuring network settings, creating storage pools, and setting up file systems. VIA simplifies the installation process and ensures that all necessary configurations are properly implemented.

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  • 13. 

    Which tool is used for performing maintenance and software updates of a VNX?

    • A.

      Unisphere Server Utility

    • B.

      Unisphere Storage System Initialization Wizard

    • C.

      Unisphere Service Manager

    • D.

      VNX ENabler

    Correct Answer
    C. Unisphere Service Manager
    Explanation
    Unisphere Service Manager is the correct answer because it is a tool specifically designed for performing maintenance and software updates of a VNX. It allows administrators to manage and monitor the VNX system, including performing tasks such as software upgrades, system health checks, and configuration changes. The Unisphere Service Manager provides a user-friendly interface and comprehensive functionality for efficiently managing the VNX storage system.

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  • 14. 

    Which tool can be accessed from a website and is used to find all documents related to the installation and maintenance of the VNX?

    • A.

      Unisphere Service Manager

    • B.

      VNX Procedure Generator

    • C.

      Unisphere Server Utility

    • D.

      EMC My Documents

    Correct Answer
    D. EMC My Documents
    Explanation
    EMC My Documents is the correct answer because it is a tool that can be accessed from a website and is specifically designed to find all documents related to the installation and maintenance of the VNX. This tool provides a centralized and easy-to-use platform for users to access relevant documentation, guides, and manuals for the VNX system. It ensures that users have access to the most up-to-date and comprehensive information to effectively install and maintain the VNX.

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  • 15. 

    Which tool does EMC management mandate the use of for all VNX activities not performed by the customers?

    • A.

      Unisphere Service Manager

    • B.

      VNX Procedure Generator

    • C.

      EMC User Personalized Documentation (UPD)

    • D.

      EMC My Documents

    Correct Answer
    B. VNX Procedure Generator
    Explanation
    EMC management mandates the use of the VNX Procedure Generator for all VNX activities not performed by the customers. This tool is specifically designed to assist with VNX procedures and ensures standardized and efficient execution of tasks. It provides step-by-step instructions, documentation, and guidelines for various activities related to VNX management. By using the VNX Procedure Generator, EMC ensures that all activities are performed correctly and consistently, reducing the chances of errors and improving overall efficiency in managing VNX systems.

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  • 16. 

    From where can the most recent version of the VNX Procedure Generator be downloaded?

    • A.

      EMC Service Partner Web

    • B.

      VNX Installation Toolbox

    • C.

      Unisphere Service Manager

    • D.

      Unisphere

    Correct Answer
    A. EMC Service Partner Web
    Explanation
    The most recent version of the VNX Procedure Generator can be downloaded from the EMC Service Partner Web.

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  • 17. 

    What is required to run VIA from a service laptop when configuring a VNX system?

    • A.

      VNX and laptop must use different subnets

    • B.

      VNX and laptop must use the same subnet

    • C.

      Laptop must be connected via a serial connection

    • D.

      Laptop must be directly connected to the CS_0

    Correct Answer
    B. VNX and laptop must use the same subnet
    Explanation
    To run VIA from a service laptop when configuring a VNX system, it is required for the VNX and laptop to use the same subnet. This ensures that they are on the same network and can communicate with each other effectively. Using different subnets would result in a lack of connectivity between the devices, making it impossible to configure the VNX system from the service laptop.

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  • 18. 

    Which address is used by the VNX Installation Assistant for discovering unconfigured Control Stations?

    • A.

      The Control Stations MAC address

    • B.

      The Control Stations IP address

    • C.

      Storage Processors "A" MAC address

    • D.

      Storage Processors "A" IP address

    Correct Answer
    A. The Control Stations MAC address
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Control Stations MAC address. The VNX Installation Assistant uses the MAC address of the Control Stations to discover unconfigured Control Stations. MAC addresses are unique identifiers assigned to network interfaces, and they are used to identify and communicate with devices on a network. By using the MAC address of the Control Stations, the Installation Assistant can locate and configure the Control Stations during the installation process.

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  • 19. 

    What command can be used to manage the relationship between data movers?

    • A.

      Server_cifs

    • B.

      Server_mount

    • C.

      Serve_cpu

    • D.

      Server_standby

    Correct Answer
    D. Server_standby
    Explanation
    The command "server_standby" can be used to manage the relationship between data movers. This command allows the user to configure standby data movers that can take over the operations of a primary data mover in case of failure or maintenance. By using this command, the user can ensure high availability and fault tolerance in the data mover environment.

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  • 20. 

    What command is used to verify the state of the Control Station Ethernet ports?

    • A.

      /sbin/etc/hosts

    • B.

      /sbin/nas/ipconfig

    • C.

      /sbin/ifconfig

    • D.

      /sbin/showethernet

    Correct Answer
    C. /sbin/ifconfig
    Explanation
    The command "/sbin/ifconfig" is used to verify the state of the Control Station Ethernet ports. It is a command-line tool that displays the configuration and state of network interfaces on a system. By running this command, you can check the status, IP addresses, and other details of the Control Station Ethernet ports.

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  • 21. 

    What command can be used to verify the operational state of the Control Station?

    • A.

      /nas/sbin/getreason

    • B.

      /nas/sbin/naviseccli

    • C.

      /nas/sbin/cs_veify

    • D.

      /nas/sbin/service check

    Correct Answer
    A. /nas/sbin/getreason
    Explanation
    The command /nas/sbin/getreason can be used to verify the operational state of the Control Station.

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  • 22. 

    What application can be used to securely copy files to or from a Control Station?

    • A.

      WinSCP

    • B.

      ScoopyFTP

    • C.

      PuTTy

    • D.

      Xcopy

    Correct Answer
    A. WinSCP
    Explanation
    WinSCP is the correct answer because it is an application specifically designed for secure file transfers between local and remote computers. It supports various protocols such as FTP, SFTP, and SCP, ensuring the encryption and integrity of the transferred files. This makes WinSCP an ideal choice for securely copying files to or from a Control Station, providing a reliable and protected transfer process.

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  • 23. 

    You need to copy files to a Control Station. Which of these choices is the most effective and versatile method to move files?

    • A.

      Open a channel port to the level 1 cache

    • B.

      Use a serial connection

    • C.

      Use USD Flash drive media

    • D.

      Use a network connection

    Correct Answer
    D. Use a network connection
    Explanation
    Using a network connection is the most effective and versatile method to move files because it allows for seamless and fast transfer of files over a network. It eliminates the need for physical media like USB flash drives and provides the flexibility to transfer files between different devices connected to the same network. Additionally, network connections are widely available and can be used in various environments, making it a convenient option for file transfer.

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  • 24. 

    What utility is used to configure ISCSI connectivity on the Storage Processors in a VNX system?

    • A.

      VNX Installation Assistant

    • B.

      Unisphere Storage System Initialization Wizard

    • C.

      VNX Unisphere Host Agent

    • D.

      VNX Unisphere Service Manager

    Correct Answer
    B. Unisphere Storage System Initialization Wizard
    Explanation
    The Unisphere Storage System Initialization Wizard is used to configure ISCSI connectivity on the Storage Processors in a VNX system. This utility helps in setting up and initializing the storage system, including the configuration of ISCSI connections. It provides a user-friendly interface to easily configure and manage the storage system, making it the correct choice for configuring ISCSI connectivity on the Storage Processors in a VNX system.

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  • 25. 

    Which port is recommended for providing access for tasks such as performing a reimage of the array, loading a new utility partition or watching the power-up sequence?

    • A.

      The service LAN port

    • B.

      The service serial port

    • C.

      Any service port

    • D.

      Any LAN port

    Correct Answer
    B. The service serial port
    Explanation
    The service serial port is recommended for providing access for tasks such as performing a reimage of the array, loading a new utility partition, or watching the power-up sequence. This port is specifically designed for service-related activities and allows for direct communication with the array's hardware. It provides a reliable and secure connection for these tasks, ensuring that they can be performed effectively without any interruptions.

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  • 26. 

    When performing a NDU to upgrade VNX OE for Block, which file type is required

    • A.

      .pbu

    • B.

      .mif

    • C.

      Tar

    • D.

      .iso

    Correct Answer
    A. .pbu
    Explanation
    When performing a NDU (Non-Disruptive Upgrade) to upgrade VNX OE for Block, the required file type is .pbu. This file type is used to backup and restore the system configuration during the upgrade process. It contains all the necessary information to ensure a smooth transition and minimize any potential disruptions or data loss. The .pbu file is essential for maintaining the integrity and functionality of the VNX OE for Block system during the upgrade process.

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  • 27. 

    What two files types are needed for VNX OE for File upgrade?

    • A.

      .pbu and .tar

    • B.

      .tar and .upg

    • C.

      .iso and .mif

    • D.

      .tar and .iso

    Correct Answer
    D. .tar and .iso
    Explanation
    The correct answer is .tar and .iso. These file types are needed for VNX OE for File upgrade. The .tar file is a compressed archive file that contains multiple files and directories, commonly used for software distribution and installation. The .iso file is an image file of a CD or DVD, often used for creating bootable media or distributing software. Therefore, having both .tar and .iso files is necessary for the VNX OE for File upgrade process.

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  • 28. 

    What four types of alerts can be displayed with Unisphere?

    • A.

      Warning, Fatal, Faulted, Critical

    • B.

      Information, Warning, Error, Critical

    • C.

      Warning, Faulted, Error, Critical

    • D.

      Information, Warning, Fatal, Critical

    Correct Answer
    B. Information, Warning, Error, Critical
    Explanation
    Unisphere is a management software used for managing EMC VNX storage systems. It provides alerts to notify users about different system conditions. The correct answer is "Information, Warning, Error, Critical." This means that Unisphere can display alerts categorized as information, warning, error, and critical. These alerts help users to identify and address various issues or conditions in the storage system, ranging from informational messages to critical problems that require immediate attention.

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  • 29. 

    Where can users find details on events such as hard errors, startups, and shutdown involving disks, fans, SPs, LCCs, powersupplies, SPSs and BBUs?

    • A.

      Control Station Installation log

    • B.

      Unisphere log

    • C.

      SP boot log

    • D.

      SP event log

    Correct Answer
    D. SP event log
    Explanation
    The SP event log is the correct answer because it contains details about events such as hard errors, startups, and shutdown involving disks, fans, SPs, LCCs, powersupplies, SPSs, and BBUs. This log is specifically designed to record and store information related to these events, making it the most appropriate source for finding such details.

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  • 30. 

    Which two [2] VNX models can be connected to a VNX storage system?

    • A.

      VG2

    • B.

      VG8

    • C.

      VG10

    • D.

      VG50

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. VG2
    B. VG8
    Explanation
    The VG2 and VG8 models can be connected to a VNX storage system.

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  • 31. 

    What does the "Unsafe to remove LED" indicate when lit white?

    • A.

      Write cache is disabled

    • B.

      Write cache in enabled

    • C.

      Removal of the SP can cause data loss

    • D.

      Write cache is mirrored

    Correct Answer
    C. Removal of the SP can cause data loss
    Explanation
    When the "Unsafe to remove LED" is lit white, it indicates that removing the SP (Service Processor) can lead to data loss. This means that the SP is currently in use and removing it without proper precautions can result in the loss of important data. It is important to ensure that any necessary backups or safeguards are in place before attempting to remove the SP.

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  • 32. 

    The customer is unable to connect to the VNX with Unisphere. You suggest they ping the SPs to validate if the SPs are operational. The ping fails but the SPs fault LED is off. Which two IPs can be used to establish ca RemotelyAnywhere session to the SP to troubleshoot the issue?

    • A.

      128.221.1.250, 128.221.1.251

    • B.

      128.221.252.200, 128.221.253.201

    • C.

      128.221.252.250, 128.221.252.251

    • D.

      128.221.1.200, 128.221.1.251

    Correct Answer
    A. 128.221.1.250, 128.221.1.251
    Explanation
    The customer is unable to connect to the VNX with Unisphere and the suggestion is to ping the SPs to validate if they are operational. However, the ping fails and the SPs fault LED is off. This indicates that the SPs are not the issue and are functioning properly. To troubleshoot the issue, the customer can establish a RemotelyAnywhere session to the SPs using the IP addresses 128.221.1.250 and 128.221.1.251.

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  • 33. 

    The customer reports that SPA shows as "unmanaged" when displayed in Unisphere. You have the customer check the SP Fault LED to validate the status and notice the LED is on, solid blue. What is the state of the SP?

    • A.

      Write cache is persisted

    • B.

      Cache is disabled

    • C.

      SP is normal operation

    • D.

      SP is in the Degraded mode

    Correct Answer
    D. SP is in the Degraded mode
    Explanation
    The solid blue Fault LED indicates that there is a problem with the SP. This suggests that the SP is in a degraded mode, meaning it is not functioning at its optimal level. This could be due to various issues such as hardware failures or software errors. In this state, the SP may not be able to perform all its functions properly, leading to the "unmanaged" status in Unisphere.

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  • 34. 

    Which command must be typed in to boot an SP to its Utility Partition?

    • A.

      Messner

    • B.

      Recover

    • C.

      SIR

    • D.

      Wombat

    • E.

      MountUTIL

    Correct Answer
    B. Recover
    Explanation
    To boot an SP to its Utility Partition, the command "recover" must be typed in. This command initiates the recovery process and allows the SP to access its utility partition, which contains various tools and functions for troubleshooting and maintenance purposes.

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  • 35. 

    Which type of file is used to reimage a VNX?

    • A.

      .pbu

    • B.

      .upg

    • C.

      .mif

    • D.

      .pkg

    Correct Answer
    C. .mif
    Explanation
    The .mif file is used to reimage a VNX.

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