Symantec 250-265 : Data Protection Administration for UNIX using NetBackup 6.5 Exam
The Symantec 250-265 (Data Protection Administration for UNIX using NetBackup 6.5) exam is a 2-hour exam consisting of 85-95 multiple choice questions. It will cover knowledge of NetBackup processes and its use in UNIX data protection administration. To earn this certification, a score of 73% must be reached on the exam.
Several training courses can be taken for exam preparation, including Veritas NetBackup 6.5 for UNIX: Administration, which will review major exam components. Exam objectives can be read online; a study guide and practice exam can also be accessed at the Symantec website. Candidates should have at least of a year of experience working with the NetBackup software.
A large portion of the Symantec 250-265 exam will focus on the installation and configuration of NetBackup 6.5. Participants must know how to install each component and configure such things as disk storage devices, policy schedules, media, backup mechanisms, and host properties. The test will also ask information about day-to-day operations, such as running reports, monitoring tape and disk capacity, and evaluating media status. Participants should be knowledgeable of performance tuning and troubleshooting techniques, as well as NetBackup maintenance processes.