Exam ID HP0-A16
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam length 78 questions
Passing score 69%
Delivery languages English
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You will need an HPE Learner ID and a Pearson VUE login and password.

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No online or hard copy reference material will be allowed at the testing site. This exam may contain beta test items for experimental purposes.

Exam description

This exam tests your ability to design and configure for problem management, and your ability to monitor all aspects of the system. It also tests your ability to detect, identify and report problems and resolve those problems using available tools.

Ideal candidate for this exam

This exam is for personnel with a minimum of one year experience on the HP NonStop S-Series servers running the G-Series NonStop Kernel Operating System.
• Authorized Service and Support personnel (field support technicians)
• Global Mission Critical Support Center (GMCSC) personnel
• Solution Architects and Professional Services personnel (C&I/SDI)
• NonStop System Kernel Software Developers, System Integrators and Consultant Partners, Application Designers, Authorized Service Channel Partners and Distributors, and Customers authorized to service their own equipment. 

Exam contents

This exam has 78 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Drag-and-drop

Advice to help you take this exam

References to the majority of questions found in this exam can be found in manuals contained in the Online TIM collections. TIM (Total Information Manager) is a single interface to all NonStop Systems documentation and support information.
External users must subscribe to the TIM CD collection. See your NonStop Representative for more information.
NOTE: TIM must be installed on your system before using the following default access settings.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Design and Configuration for Problem Management




Problem Detection and Identification (9%)


Problem Reporting


Problem Resolution



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