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  1. Which of the following provides the BEST security and accountability for a Data Center?




    A. Card keys
  2. Which of the following slots, if available, would offer the highest bandwidth?




    D. PCI-E x16
  3. Which of the following are the FIRST actions to take when an administrator is troubleshooting a server? (Select TWO)





    • D. Replicate the problem.
    • E. Identify any changes to the server.
  4. Which of the following server types performs the same function as the LMHOSTS file?




    B. WINS
  5. Which of the following software directly interacts with the hardware and handles hardware resource requests from virtual machines?




    C. Hypervisor
  6. Which of the following must occur when installing SCSI devices into the server?




    B. Set the jumper to cable select.
  7. A server has six drives of equal size attached to a RAID controller. Which of the following fault tolerant RAID levels would allow the maximum amount of data to be stored?




    A. RAID 5
  8. Which of the following RAID levels can withstand the simultaneous loss of two physical drives in an array?




    D. RAID 10
  9. Which of the following is the BEST place to find the latest BIOS upgrade of the server system board?




    C. Server's manufacture website
  10. Which of the following technologies was created to reduce cost, increase cable length, and uses 3.3v across the line?




    C. Low-Voltage Differential
  11. Which of the following is the MOST common problem that occurs in server rooms?




    B. Dust buildup
  12. Which of the following is the FINAL step in the backup process?




    B. Verify backup
  13. Which of the following internal storage media types has the GREATEST storage capacity?




    D. SATA hard drive
  14. An administrator is adding memory to a server. Once the system boots up, the same amount of memory appears as before the upgrade. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?




    A. The memory is not installed in the correct slot.
  15. Which of the following is an advantage of SMP?




    B. Higher simultaneous thread processing
  16. An administrator is upgrading memory on the server. Once the server in turned back on, the administrator notices that the memory has not changed. The system board website says the board should accept the new amount of memory. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST?




    D. Reseat the memory chips.
  17. A server consists of two 72GB SCSI drives and four 146GB SCSI drives. All drives are attached to a RAID controller. The system administrator has decided to configure all six drives in a RAID 5 array. How much usable disk space will this array have?




    A. 360GB
  18. A user selects their proper domain and is unable to log into their Windows computer. The error states: system cannot log you on to the domain because the system's computer account in its primary domain is missing or the password on that account is incorrect? Which of the following is the MOST likely cause for this error?




    A. The computer was disjoined from the domain.
  19. A user calls the system administrator and states that they can no longer access the file server they had been working on all morning. To troubleshoot this problem, which step should the administrator take FIRST?




    A. Ask the user what they were doing when they noticed the problem.
  20. Which of the following is the BEST way to allow web software through the server firewall?




    B. Implement an access control list (ACL).
  21. After a virus outbreak, which of the following can be used to deploy a hotfix in a Microsoft environment? (Select TWO)





    • A. WSUS
    • D. Group policy
  22. An administrator has been having problems with server security. Many of the servers have been infected with viruses in the past. Which of the following can be done to ensure that systems avoid OS exploits?




    D. Implement a patch management process.
  23. A server has six drives of equal size attached to a RAID controller. Which of the following RAID levels would provide the FASTEST performance?




    A. RAID 0
  24. Which of the following are benefits of the HCL? (Select TWO)

    A. Enhanced stability
    B. Vendor supported
    C. Higher number of available component choices
    D. Lower cost
    E. Enhanced security
    • A. Enhanced stability
    • B. Vendor supported
  25. A company's legal and regulatory departments have drafted a new policy in which emails must be retained for no longer than three years. Which of the following locations should an administrator configure when complying with the new policy? (Select THREE).

    A. Local workstations
    B. Backup tapes
    C. Domain controllers
    D. Email server
    E. SMTP gateway
    F. Proxy server
    • A. Local workstations
    • B. Backup tapes
    • D. Email server
  26. Which of the following BEST describes a benefit of RAID 0?




    A. High performance
  27. Which of the following is a best practice that can be used to ensure consistency when building systems?




    A. Server build checklist
  28. Which of the following disaster recovery sites requires power and cabling to be run before it can be used?




    A. Cold site
  29. An administrator has a malfunctioning uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?




    C. Battery needs to be replaced
  30. Which of the following is the major advantage of PCI-e over PCI-X?




    C. Point-to-point bus topology
  31. When installing external SCSI devices, terminators are required on: (Select TWO)





    • A. the SCSI adapter.
    • D. the last device.
  32. Which of the following describes the FINAL step in the troubleshooting process?




    D. Verify full system functionality.
  33. Which of the following is the MOST likely connection type for a backup external modem?




    B. Serial
  34. Which of the following tools restricts device installation?




    A. Group Policy
  35. Which of the following would allow an administrator to incorporate a new Windows service pack into an installation when the media does not include the service pack?




    B. Slipstreaming
  36. An administrator needs to implement a security patch policy on the network that adheres to an internal SLA. Which of the following actions BEST achieves this task?




    B. Define a test server group, install the patches and if successful schedule installation on production servers.
  37. A server has a single, half height, PCI-X 3.3v slot available. Which of the following cards can fit in this slot? (Select THREE)







    • D. Half Height, Universally Keyed PCI card
    • D. Half Height, 3.3v PCI card
    • E. Half Height, Universally Keyed PCI-X card
  38. Which of the following key sequences will allow a technician to install third party drivers during a Windows installation?




    A. Press F6
  39. Which of the following would be an advantage to using a blade server as opposed to a rack mount server?




    B. Blade servers offer more rack density
  40. An administrator has just upgraded a server from non-hot plug storage to all hot plug storage. The administrator powers up the server, during POST the RAID controller is recognized but none of the drive lights flash. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST to troubleshoot the problem?




    B. Check the backplane cabling.
  41. An administrator has just installed a new NIC into the server. The system POSTs fine and the NIC is recognized by the OS, but it does not receive an IP address. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this?




    D. The patch cable has not been seated properly.
  42. Which of the following storage protocols would be suitable for transport across an IP network?




    A. iSCSI
  43. Which of the following RAID levels provides the HIGHEST fault tolerance possible?




    A. RAID 10
  44. An administrator has just installed a web server for the company's Internet site. After bringing the system online, customers notify the administrator that they cannot connect to the server. The administrator tests the web server from a workstation and can access the website. The customers continue to report issues. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this?




    C. The company firewall is misconfigured.
  45. When load balancing traffic between two web servers, which of the following technologies provides the LOWEST cost solution?




    B. DNS round robin
  46. When an administrator is troubleshooting a system, which of the following describes the NEXT course of action if a change does not solve the problem?




    D. Reverse the change.
  47. Which of the following memory types is located in the processor chip?




    B. L1
  48. A new storage array must be configured for a database server. This array will store transaction logs that are always being written. Which of the following RAID solutions would provide fault tolerance and fast write operations without the use of parity?




    A. RAID 10
  49. An IT manager is concerned about server administrators having to be cross-trained to work on every server. Which of the following is the BEST way to correct this problem?




    C. Ensure that all server documentation is completed and up to date.
  50. A workstation is added to a newly created subnet using 192.168.100.0/24. A DHCP server is available on subnet 192.168.101.0/24. The user is unable to lease an address from the DHCP server. Which of the following would BEST resolve the problem?




    A. Add a DHCP relay to the 192.168.100.0/24 subnet.
  51. Which of the following is a differentiating feature of file permissions as compared to share permissions?




    C. File permissions are more granular than share permissions.
  52. An administrator attempts to install the latest security patches for an older server. When the administrator runs the patch installer, the install fails. The administrator tries again, and the installer fails again. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this?




    A. The administrator is trying to install security patches for software that is not installed.
  53. Which of the following server types performs the same function as the HOSTS file?




    B. DNS
  54. SMP is considered to be a form of:




    B. multi-processing.
  55. Which of the following is a benefit of application virtualization?




    A. Applications are easily accessible from anywhere on the LAN.
  56. Which of the following server virtualization features would BEST allow an administrator to quickly prepare a virtual server so that it is ready for use?




    A. Clone the machine from a template
  57. Multiple expansion cards are installed in a rack mount 1U server. All expansion cards stop working simultaneously. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?




    A. Riser cards
  58. Which of the following assists with airflow in a server? (Select TWO)

    A. Riser cards
    B. Water cooling
    C. Shroud
    D. Baffle
    E. Heat sinks
    • C. Shroud
    • D. Baffle
  59. Which of the following BEST describes a DAS?




    D. A collection of disks presented as storage to a single server through directly attached technologies.
  60. Which of the following storage technologies connects by TCP/IP and is separate from the company LAN?




    B. SAN
  61. Which of the following memory technologies has the HIGHEST cost to implement?




    A. RAID
  62. Which of the following statements is true about L3 cache?




    A. L3 cache runs at the speed of the processor.
  63. Which of the following factors is the MOST likely cause of a power supply fan failure?




    A. Excessive dust accumulation
  64. Which of the following is the minimum number of drives required for a RAID 10 array?




    D. 4
  65. When running a Windows server, which option is used with the ping command to convert numerical addresses to host names?




    D. -a
  66. Which switch should be used with the ipconfig command if an administrator wants to test the functionality of a DHCP server?




    A. /renew
  67. Memory utilization by the print spooler process is constantly climbing after users begin to print to a certain type of printer. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?




    A. Memory leak in one of the print drivers
  68. After a server has been installed into a rack, an administrator must ensure which of the following?




    A. The system is labeled so that it can be identified
  69. A user is unable to connect to the company's intranet server by FQDN, but can connect by IP address. Other users are not having a problem. An administrator verifies that the user can successfully ping the server by IP address and can properly resolve the FQDN using nslookup. The problem is persisting after running ipconfig /flushdns. Which of the following should the administrator do NEXT?




    D. Examine the hosts file
  70. Which of the following are possible SCSI ID ranges on a wide SCSI adapter?




    C. 0 - 15
  71. Which of the following describes a server that is hosting only an Anti-virus program?




    D. Dedicated Application Server
  72. Which of the following can occur if the maximum rated load is exceeded on an uninterruptible power supply (UPS)?




    B. The runtime of the UPS will be insufficient if a power outage occurs.
  73. Which of the following memory types has the FASTEST speed?




    D. DDR3
  74. Several reports are logged stating that an application server is performing slowly. During the investigation, the administrator notices that the hard drives on the server appear to have a high level of activity. Which items should the administrator monitor using performance monitoring tools? (Select TWO).

    A. Page File
    B. Disk Utilization
    C. System Temperature
    D. Processor Utilization
    E. Network Utilization
    • A. Page File
    • B. Disk Utilization
  75. Which of the following file types can Microsoft servers package for remote installation by default?




    D. .msi
  76. Which of the following components channels air flow through a server chassis?




    D. Shroud
  77. Which of the following backup methodologies is MOST time efficient for restoring data?




    A. Full
  78. Deploying an operating system using WDS without a boot disk would require which of the following?




    A. PXE support
  79. Which of the following technologies can provide geographically based load balancing with high availability between two web servers with static content?




    C. Active/active cluster
  80. An administrator has encountered a problem with a particular piece of software installed on the server and begins the troubleshooting process. Which of the following is the FIRST place the administrator should look for specific information about the problem?




    A. The server event logs
  81. Which of the following is the BEST way to ensure that all users receive a mapping to multiple shared drives?




    D. Logon scripts
  82. A power loss during a firmware update would MOST likely result in which of the following?




    A. Loss of storage data
  83. An administrator notes that after a recent power outage, some open files were corrupted on one affected file server. Which of the following items should the administrator consider to determine the cause of this corruption?




    C. The server's RAID controller battery
  84. A company has implemented a wireless network for its employees. Since implementing the new network, individuals have been receiving duplicate IP addresses causing network issues. Which of the following would resolve this issue?




    B. Disable the wireless DHCP server.
  85. An administrator is planning an upgrade of a major software package on an application server. The software has been tested successfully in a test environment and it is ready to go into production. Which of the following steps should the administrator take next?




    C. Schedule system down time
  86. When cabling a rack, which of the following is BEST practice?




    C. Use rack specific cabling hardware
  87. Which of the following servers would dynamically allocate IP addresses to workstations?




    D. DHCP
  88. Which of the following BEST describes a virtualized server environment?




    A. Multiple operating systems sharing the same physical hardware to leverage higher usage.
  89. An administrator is creating a comprehensive backup system to backup a single web server. Which of the following is the BEST way to provide full restore?




    B. Take an image backup nightly while the server is online.
  90. The server room that an administrator manages has just caught fire. Which of the following is the FIRST thing that the administrator should do?




    C. Evacuate all personnel.
  91. Which of the following is a connection oriented transport layer protocol?




    D. TCP
  92. How many wire pairs are in a standard CAT6 cable?




    C. 4
  93. An administrator has just finished physically replacing the system board in a Windows domain controller. Which of the following must be done before booting the server back into Windows?




    A. Update the time and date in the BIOS.
  94. A company's computer policy dictates that all users' workstations must use the ompany corporate web page as their default home page. Which of the following methods should an administrator use to BEST comply with this policy?




    A. Set the default homepage to the corporate website in Group Policy.
  95. After performing a copy backup of a file server, the archive bit on the backed up files will be which of the following?




    D. Unchanged
  96. Which of the following could BEST be used to recover a failed RAID 1 disk after it has been replaced?




    C. Imaging utilities
  97. A company utilizes the GFS backup standard. Which of the following describes this backup method?




    C. Monthly, Weekly, Daily
  98. RAID 5 can be BEST described as which of the following?




    A. Striping with distributed parity
  99. While troubleshooting a video problem on an application server, the system administrator has determined that the video firmware should be updated. Which of the following sources should be used to locate an appropriate update for this hardware? (Select TWO).

    A. Third-party manufacturer
    B. Video chipset manufacturer
    C. Server manufacturer
    D. Operating system manufacturer
    E. Shareware file sharing site
    • B. Video chipset manufacturer
    • C. Server manufacturer
  100. An administrator is configuring one server to monitor hardware level information on a second Windows server. Which of the following should be setup on the Windows server to allow the monitoring server to access this information? (Select TWO).





    • C. WMI
    • D. SNMP
  101. Which of the following will corrupt the BIOS?




    B. Power being lost during the upgrade process
  102. An administrator reboots a ten drive server, with a RAID 10 array, after a power failure and receives an error logical drive failed. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?




    D. Backplane failure
  103. Which of the following RAID levels would provide the BEST performance with no fault protection?




    A. RAID 0
  104. Which of the following internal storage technologies has the HIGHEST single drive storage capacity?




    B. SATA
  105. Which of the following backup types will not reset the archive bit on backed up files?




    B. Differential
  106. A server has been assigned the 192.168.100.127/25 IP address. The server is experiencing strange network connectivity related problems. Which of the following would BEST describe the problem?




    A. IP address is classless
  107. An administrator is planning to bring a newly purchased server online. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST?




    A. Follow the pre-installation plan and procedures.
  108. Which of the following describes the purpose of a network topology diagram?




    C. To provide a blueprint for recreating the same server setup for another client
  109. Which of the following are ways to transport SAN traffic? (Select TWO)





    • C. iSCSI
    • D. Fiber channel
  110. Which of the following can limit cabling mistakes?




    A. Proper labeling
  111. In which of the following configurations should a SAS hard drive jumper be placed for single drive operation?




    D. There are no configuration jumpers needed on a SAS hard drive.
  112. An administrator has purchased monitoring software that can be configured to send alerts when hardware and applications are having issues. Which of the following must be installed on the monitoring server so that it can properly monitor details on vendor specific devices?




    B. WMI
  113. A server will not power on. Which of the following devices should the administrator use FIRST to determine the problem?




    C. Power supply tester
  114. When troubleshooting hardware issues with a server, which of the following is MOST likely to cause a problem in receiving vendor support?




    C. Third party cables
  115. Which of the following is BEST described as a storage system that can be connected to multiple servers through a fiber channel?




    C. SAN
  116. Which of the following file systems are native to *nix?




    D. EXT3
  117. Which of the following will allow a server to continue to function if a stick of memory fails? (Select TWO)





    • A. Chipkill
    • D. ECC
  118. An administrator is running proprietary server software that requires services to be reconfigured every time the server is upgraded to the latest vendor version. Which of the following is the BEST solution to address this problem?




    D. Vendor support should be contacted so that they can correct the issue.
  119. An administrator identifies that a server is shutting down. The administrator powers up the server and OS loads but after a few minutes it powers down again. Which of the following is the cause?




    A. CPU overheating
  120. A new array of hard drives has been added to an existing server; however, when the server is booted into the Windows OS the new drives fail to appear in My Computer. From which of the following locations can the new storage drives be added? (Select TWO).

    A. Format command
    B. Hypervisor
    C. Computer Management
    D. Disk Management
    E. Virtual Center
    • C. Computer Management
    • D. Disk Management
  121. Which of the following RAID arrays performs mirroring of the disks first, then striping of the disks?




    C. RAID 10
  122. A server is experiencing an undetermined problem. Which of the following steps should the technician take in order to identify whether it is a software or hardware problem?




    B. Try to replicate the problem
  123. After applying a new driver to a NIC, the server reboots and fails to restart. Which of the following is the BEST way to resolve the problem?




    A. Boot the server, press F8 and access last known good configuration.
  124. Which of the following should an administrator utilize FIRST after installing a new HBA?




    D. Digitally signed device drivers
  125. An administrator is required to backup 250GB nightly utilizing a single LTO2 tape. The administrator reports that the tape drive is running out of available space before the job completes. Which of the following would allow the administrator to backup this data? (Select TWO).





    • A. Enable compression on the LTO2 drive
    • D. Replace the LTO2 with LTO3 drive and tapes
  126. Which of the following bottlenecks would MOST likely cause excessive hard drive activity?




    C. Inadequate RAM
  127. A technician has found that the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) connected to a server does not have sufficient battery power to allow the server to shutdown gracefully. Which of the following is the MOST cost effective way to allow this server to shutdown gracefully?




    D. Install an extended battery pack into the UPS
  128. Fibre channel requires which of the following elements?




    A. Physical Adapter
  129. Which of the following is an environmental server maintenance task that should be performed every three months?




    D. Clean the servers to limit dust buildup
  130. Which of the following is a disadvantage of RAID 10?




    C. Higher cost
  131. Which of the following will allow devices to be added without turning the server off?




    C. Hot plug
  132. Which of the following is a bus mastering method? (Select TWO).





    • C. A device transfers data directly to the memory.
    • C. A device connects to another device without involving the processor.
  133. Which of the following would an administrator use to configure a server's BIOS settings even if the OS crashes?




    B. KVM over IP
  134. A technician wants to increase the reliability of a DHCP server. Which of the following components should be installed to increase the server's uptime on the network?




    C. Install redundant NICs
  135. Which of the following should be done before and after a service or repair is performed on a server?




    C. Baseline
  136. A SAN attached production file server is required to be backed up nightly according to company policy. Recently the data to be backed up has increased to approximately 4TB. Currently, the server has a single attached LTO2 tape drive. Which of the following should the server administrator do to provide enough backup capacity for the nightly job?




    B. Replace the single tape drive with a tape library
  137. Weekly backups of the system are done on Sundays, and daily backups are done the rest of the week. Which of following backup methods were used if the system crashes on Friday and only requires two backup sets to recover the system?




    D. Full and differential
  138. Which of the following is a public IP address?




    D. 172.15.16.76
  139. A tape drive containing a jammed tape must be taken off-site to be repaired. Which of the following should be considered FIRST?




    A. Data security policies and procedures
  140. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 0?




    C. Striping
  141. A user is reporting that access to a file server is much slower than it has been. The system administrator completes a test of the server using a system monitoring tool and compares it to the previously taken baseline. The comparison shows that there are no significant changes in the use of system resources. Which of the following actions should be taken to resolve this user problem?




    B. Troubleshoot the user PC
  142. A server has a processor that allows it to calculate two applications at the same time. Which of the following describes this capability of the processor?




    C. Multi-threading
  143. An administrator recently installed a new array controller into a server. When the server is running POST the controller does not appear as present. Which of the following could be the reason for this?




    D. The server BIOS firmware is out-of-date.
  144. A system administrator needs to maintain 1.2TB of storage for a database server. There are six 250GB drives available in the server for storage space. Which of the following RAID configurations would be the BEST choice given that performance and fault tolerance are important factors?




    A. RAID 5 across all 6 drives
  145. Which of the following offers the MOST redundancy for a system but is also very costly?




    D. Hot site replication
  146. Which of the following RAID levels would be the BEST choice if performance was the only determining factor?




    A. RAID 0
  147. At which of the following times should the administrator refer to the HCL?




    B. Prior to purchasing hardware
  148. Which of the following Windows Server 2003 technologies can help with making backups of open files?




    A. VSS
  149. Which of the following defines memory interleaving?




    A. The distribution of data written across all the memory DIMMs in one bank
  150. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 10?




    A. Mirroring with striping
  151. An administrator is creating a redundant environment for a current data center. A backup site must be available if the entire data center site should become unavailable. To reduce costs, this backup site does not need to be up and running at all times ready for failover. It must contain equipment and the ability to restore data from the data center. Which of the following site types should be considered to meet these requirements?




    B. Warm site
  152. Which of the following is the BEST recovery method for a server that only aggregates report data and stores data on separate servers?




    A. Incremental
  153. Which of the following will attach to an EIDE connector?




    B. ATA-2
  154. According to best practices, which of the following should be the FIRST step after a full boot into a newly installed Windows Server OS?




    B. Apply all relevant updates and patches.
  155. A technician wants to compare a new server performance over a period of time. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST?




    B. Establish a baseline for the server
  156. Which of the following is the MOST important factor when considering environmental factors?




    D. The server administrator should ensure adequate levels of cooling.
  157. In a workgroup, all of the following steps are required for a DHCP server EXCEPT




    B. authorize the server.
  158. Which of the following technologies causes a single processor to appear as multiple processors within System Properties in a Windows Server?




    C. Multicore
  159. A company would like to upgrade an old server to a multi-processor box. The server currently has a single 3.0GHz 1Mb cache processor in it with a single empty socket. The only processor that is available from a manufacturer is a 3.0GHz 2Mb cache model. Which of the following is the BEST reason why this upgrade will not work?




    D. The processors do not match
  160. A user cannot access files on /deps/it directory, the administrator verifies permissions are set for the directory. Which of the following actions need to be performed to only grant read access to the user on the IT directory?




    D. Set folder permissions to 770.
  161. A server is having problems booting into the operating system. Which of the following can provide important information to begin to troubleshoot the cause?




    D. POST messages
  162. An administrator is troubleshooting a problem on an application server, but has not determined the cause of the problem and is not able to replicate the problem. Which of the following should the administrator do prior to escalating the issue?




    B. Perform a root cause analysis
  163. In order to provide the lowest access latency, the optimal place for the system swap file is on




    B. the fastest storage device available in the system.
  164. Which of the following is the correct term for a virtual machine?




    C. Guest OS
  165. Which of the following actions will prevent a driver from being reinstalled automatically?




    D. Disable the device using Device Manager.
  166. Which of the following is an appropriate reason for adjusting the SNMP thresholds?




    C. To monitor use of VPN traffic
  167. Which of the following storage interface protocols has the FASTEST speeds?




    D. Ultra320 SCSI
  168. Which of the following protocols is responsible for the resolution of IP addresses to MAC addresses?




    B. ARP
  169. Users have reported that they cannot access certain Internet sites. An administrator wants to test that the sites are properly resolving to an IP address. Which of the following tools would allow the administrator to test name resolution?




    B. dig
  170. Which of the following expansion cards would be necessary to increase fault tolerance in a VoIP server?




    A. Second PBX card
  171. An administrator needs to add fault tolerance capabilities to a server. Which of the following is the BEST solution to accomplish this?




    B. Install a second NIC card.
  172. A NAS differs from a SAN because NAS:




    A. always uses an IP address to access data.
  173. A company has had problems with their HVAC system being able to cool their datacenter as they have grown. Which of the following could BEST be used to help reduce the load on the HVAC system?




    B. Replacing traditional racks with water cooled racks
  174. Which of the following is the FIRST thing that should be done in order to begin reinstalling TCP/IP on the server?




    B. Notify users
  175. A data center has had a power outage. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST once the power is restored?




    D. Identify which systems are the most critical and bring them up by level of importance.
  176. Which of the following backup methods should be used nightly to ensure backups capture all necessary data in the LEAST amount of time?




    C. Incremental
  177. Which of the following types of DNS records enables support for email?




    B. MX
  178. Click on the Exhibit button. Which of the following connectors is image D?




    D. 80 Pin SCSI Connector
  179. An administrator replaces the network card in a web server. After replacing the network card some users can access the server but others cannot. Which of the following is the FIRST thing the administrator should check?




    D. Default gateway
  180. A Windows file server has run out of space. In the interim the administrator is moving several archived confidential folders that have been encrypted off the file server and onto an older server file shares. After the move, a manager reports that they are able to access and modify some of the items that have been moved. Which of the following is the MOST likely issue?




    A. The temporary server was formatted as FAT32.
  181. A mail server keeps shutting down. The administrator gets an error message over temperature error? Which of the following should the administrator replace FIRST?




    D. CPU fan
  182. An administrator is notified that all network printers are not printing. The administrator reviews the server and the print service is started. Which of the following is the cause of the problem?




    D. The spool folder is full.
  183. A user reports that they are getting an error when trying to save a video file to a share on a server running Windows Server 2003. The administrator looks at the file and finds that it is 5GB. The administrator checks the server and finds that the server has 100GB of free space. This file needs to be saved on the server. Which of the following should the administrator do to accomplish this?




    B. Convert the filesystem to NTFS.
  184. A small push button typically found on the inside of a server case is MOST likely used for which of the following purposes?




    B. Chassis intrusion switch
  185. Which of the following archiving methods only backs up data that has changed since the previous full backup?




    C. Differential
  186. For client computers to access the Internet when using DHCP, the DHCP server must have configurations for at LEAST which of the following? (Select TWO).





    • A. Gateway address
    • E. Subnet mask
  187. Which of the following must be configured on printers so that the server can properly monitor details on page counts?




    D. SNMP
  188. Which of the following server types translates NetBIOS names to IP addresses?




    A. WINS
  189. Which of the following is the MOST effective method to restrict staff members from accessing a service on a company server?




    B. Implement ACLs.
  190. A server is configured with two network cards. To utilize the bandwidth of both network cards at the same time without assigning more than one IP address, which of the following load balancing techniques should be used?




    A. NIC teaming
  191. Which of the following technologies when implemented allows for the GREATEST fault tolerance for memory?




    B. RAID
  192. An application server is running slowly. After viewing performance monitoring data it is detected that the disk queue length is high. Which of the following could BEST resolve the situation?




    D. Add more memory to stop paging to disk.
  193. Which of the following storage tools could be used to initiate the rebuilding of a failed hard drive?




    D. RAID array management
  194. Which of the following allows an administrator to recover the MOST data?




    D. System image
  195. Two file servers have run out of local disk space. The internal drives are at capacity and the company has traditionally only used local disks for storage. Which of the following is the MOST cost effective solution to add storage to both servers?




    B. Add a NAS to the environment
  196. An administrator will replace five current servers. Which of the following is the MOST important to review before installing new servers?




    A. Verify CPU load
  197. Which of the following internal storage devices has the GREATEST storage capacity and is WORM media?




    C. CD-R
  198. Which of the following cable types can be used to decrease susceptibility to electronic eavesdropping?




    B. Fiber optic
  199. Which of the following memory technologies allows for single bit errors to be detected and subsequently fixed?




    D. ECC
  200. Which of the following expansion cards should be installed in a server to allow the server to connect to a SAN via a fiber channel?




    C. HBA
  201. Which of the following would an administrator follow when disposing of equipment for a financial institution?




    C. Server OEM regulations
  202. An administrator is attempting to use Hyper-V on a server with an AMD processor but is receiving an error. Which of the following should be enabled to resolve the error?




    D. VT
  203. Which of the following RAID arrays should be used to achieve the BEST fault tolerance?




    A. Four drives with RAID 10
  204. A full backup is performed every Sunday and incremental backups are performed daily Monday through Saturday. How many tapes would be required to perform a full restore if a complete failure occurred on Thursday before the incremental backup?




    A. 4
  205. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason that a feature is not available in a virtualized environment?




    C. Multiple types of network cards were used.
  206. Which of the following media types is the MOST durable in harsh environments?




    C. Flash
  207. An administrator is attempting to start a server from a bootable Linux disk but instead the server boots into Windows. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this?




    A. The boot order is set incorrectly in the BIOS.
  208. A server failed Thursday evening before the nightly backup. The backup scheme in place was full backups every Sunday, incremental backups on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and differential backups on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. To fully restore the server, which of the following is the LEAST amount of backup sets required?




    D. Three
  209. Which of the following MOST likely causes problems with SCSI communication?




    B. Improper termination
  210. An administrator needs to maintain 1TB of storage space for a server. A performance critical application will use this storage space for a database. The database will be replicated between multiple servers. Cost and performance are the most important considerations. Which of the following RAID configurations would be the BEST choice for the storage array?




    B. RAID 0 with four 250GB hard drives
  211. Users are having trouble printing in terminal services. The administrator finds that whenever a certain user prints the print spooler crashes. Which of the following is the MOST likely problem?




    C. The user is using a PostScript driver.
  212. Which of the following tools can an administrator use to get a server baseline?




    B. Performance Monitor
  213. An administrator needs to grant privileges to other server staff members to run archive utilities on a default Windows installation. The administrator needs to set the minimum permissions to:




    B. backup operators
  214. An administrator has purchased monitoring software that can be configured to alert administrators when hardware and applications are having issues. All devices are configured with SNMP, but the administrator wants to further secure the SNMP traffic. Which of the following settings would BEST provide additional monitoring security? (Select TWO).

    A. Setting up a custom community name
    B. Configuring the network to block traffic on port 161
    C. Configuring the Windows Firewall to block port 161
    D. Setting SNMP to read only on the devices
    E. Installing new MIBs
    • D. Setting SNMP to read only on the devices
    • E. Installing new MIBs
  215. Which of the following expansion cards should be installed into a server to provide iSCSI SAN connectivity?




    B. HBA
  216. Which of the following is the MOST important physical consideration when deploying a new server?




    D. Cooling, rack space, and power requirements
  217. While installing a new PCI card the administrator touched the motherboard. While powering on the server, a series of beeps were emitted and the server did not POST. Which of the following could be done to prevent this problem?




    B. Use ESD equipment.
  218. An administrator installs a driver, reboots the DC, and logs in to configure the NIC. Once the administrator opens the NIC properties, the server bluescreens and now will no longer boot into Windows. Which of the following is the FIRST thing the administrator should do?




    D. Boot into Safe Mode.
  219. When configuring a DHCP server, which of the following can the administrator define for DHCP users? (Select THREE)






    • B. DHCP server
    • E. DNS server
    • F. Domain name
  220. Which of the following is MOST important to include on the disaster recovery documentation?




    B. The test plan
  221. An administrator receives a call from a user who is unable to receive email. After troubleshooting the administrator is able to resolve the issue and verify that user is able to access email again. Which of the following is the NEXT step that the administrator should take?




    D. Document the outcome.
  222. When adding another server to an existing rack mount system, which of the following should the administrator consider FIRST?




    B. Rack temperature
  223. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 5?




    A. Fault tolerance and failure recovery
  224. Which of the following BEST describes the difference between RAID 5 and RAID 6?




    C. RAID 6 uses more parity drives than RAID 5.
  225. An administrator has shut down a server to install additional memory. When the administrator restarts the server after the upgrade, it times out. Which of the following could be the cause of the problem? (Select TWO).





    • E. Third party memory
    • D. ESD during the upgrade
  226. Which of the following is an advantage of a virtualized server environment?




    C. More effective usage of computing resources
  227. Which of the following is a benefit of NAS over SAN?




    D. Lower cost of implementation
  228. Which of the following is the BEST sequence to bare metal restore a server?




    C. Restore OS, restore system applications, and restore data.
  229. A datacenter has exceeded the load on the central uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for the room and is causing power load problems. Additional power is available, but not using the central UPS. Which of the following is the BEST temporary solution for adding new servers until an upgrade of the central UPS can occur?




    A. Add stand alone UPSs for new servers not wired off the central UPS.
  230. There is a power outage and all servers are shut down properly by the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) software. When one of the servers starts up it displays a logical drive failed error. This server has two processors, 16GB of memory, and a RAID 5 array with 10 drives. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?




    A. A failed RAID controller
  231. When implementing a solution to a problem, which of the following is the BEST course of action to take?




    D. Implement one change at a time, reversing the change if it has not resolved the problem.
  232. Which of the following provides the MOST storage capacity without fault tolerance?




    C. JBOD
  233. Which of the following is the GREATEST environmental concern for a server operating environment?




    B. Temperature
  234. The operating system partition on a server is nearly out of space on a Windows 2003 Server. The administrator notices that the file pagefile.sys is taking up nearly 2GB of space. Which of the following would BEST resolve this problem?




    A. Add more memory.
  235. Which of the following can be used to manage a server BIOS remotely? (Select TWO)





    • B. Dedicated management card
    • D. IP KVM
  236. A bare metal backup requires which of the following backup methodologies?




    A. Full
  237. Which of the following protocols would MOST likely be used in the establishment of an IPSec VPN tunnel?




    A. AES
  238. Which of the following should be kept in uninterruptible power supply (UPS) documentation records? (Select TWO)





    • E. Battery replacement date
    • E. Shutdown delay timing
  239. Which of the following RAID levels supports fault tolerance by writing parity to only one drive in the array?




    C. RAID 3
  240. An administrator installs a new network card in a properly functioning DC. During the Windows boot up process the DC bluescreens. Which of the following is the NEXT step?




    B. Press F8 and boot to Directory Services Restore Mode.
  241. All of the following are contained in a server baseline document EXCEPT




    D. number of users.
  242. Which of the following information would be on a system classification list?




    C. Acceptable outage time
  243. Which of the following is the FIRST course of action before implementing a change to a server?




    B. Switch over to the alternate site so users are not affected.
  244. An administrator is adding additional memory into a server that registers 1GB of memory in the OSand notices that the system has 2GB of memory physically installed; however, the server onlyshows 1GB of memory during POST. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this?




    D. Two of the memory sticks are defective.
  245. In a Windows Server 2003 environment using PKI, a user encrypts several documents on ashared file server. That user account is then accidentally deleted. Which of the following must beconfigured in order to decrypt those files?




    A. Key recovery agent
  246. Which of the following connects the L2 cache to the processor?




    D. Backside bus
  247. Which of the following is the MOST important step in creating a system classification list?




    A. Verifying the OS manufacturers
  248. Which of the following ensures that air is passed through a server chassis correctly?




    D. U-size templates
  249. Which of the following is a storage system that can be connected to multiple servers through an iSCSI connection?




    C. SAN
  250. Which of the following technologies can detect and fix single bit memory errors?




    A. ECC
  251. A company has 100GB of data that needs to be automatically backed up daily, and needs to be stored for 20 years. Which of the following backup media is the BEST solution for archiving the server data?




    D. Tape
  252. Which of the following is the LEAST intrusive?




    A. Diagnostic LEDs
  253. A server has five hot pluggable SCSI disk drives in a RAID 5 array. The server OS crashed and the server will not boot. The administrator noticed that all of the disk drives have gone offline. Which of the following components would MOST likely have caused the problem?




    C. SCSI drives
  254. When disposing of computer equipment, which of the following can present an environmental hazard?




    A. CRT monitor
  255. An environment has a DC server and an Exchange server. The administrator needs to install a patch and restart both servers while minimizing downtime. Which of the following is the BEST way to restart the servers?




    A. DC server first, then the Exchange server second.
  256. A server was recently updated with the latest antivirus definitions. Immediately after the update, the server begins to report file not found? errors for a mission critical application. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this?




    A. The update has quarantined files that are false positives.
  257. Which of the following describes how to calculate the amount of storage in a RAID 5 array?




    C. Number of drives X capacity of the smallest drive
  258. Which of the following is designed to guarantee that once data is written it cannot be modified? (Select TWO)





    • D. CD-R
    • E. WORM
  259. An administrator is installing Windows Server 2003 via CD on a new server with an SAS RAID array. When the administrator reaches the option to select the target installation drive, there are no drives listed. Which of the following is the FIRST thing the administrator should do?




    B. Restart the installation from CD and press F6 to install RAID drivers.
  260. Which of the following is the BEST support channel for server software and hardware?




    C. Vendor website
  261. Which of the following is a benefit of RAID 1?




    B. Fault tolerance
  262. A Windows 2003 Server is no longer able to access its internal SCSI drive. The cables are connected, the drive has power, and the drive shows up in Device Manager; however, the My Computer window does not show the drive that was previously working and formatted with NTFS. Which of the following would be the FIRST step in regaining access to the drive?




    A. Run a check disk on the drive
  263. Which of the following is the EASIEST way to centrally deploy software?




    C. Network share
  264. A server configured with RAID 5 has recently suffered from two simultaneous disk failures. Which of the following would be required to bring the server back to operational status? (Select TWO).

    A. Break mirror array
    B. Replace cache battery
    C. Replace hot standby
    D. Restore from back up
    E. Replace defective hard drives
    • D. Restore from back up
    • E. Replace defective hard drives
  265. Which of the following keystrokes allows installation of third party storage drivers during a Windows set-up?




    D. F8
  266. Which of the following provides the MOST redundancy for a corporate server network?




    D. Hot site
  267. Which of the following is the FIRST thing to consider when designing an email retention policy?




    A. Local laws and industry regulations
  268. Which of the following are benefits to server virtualization? (Select THREE)

    A. Better server hardware leverage
    B. Increased application security
    C. Smaller backup window needed
    D. Lower power consumption
    E. Smaller datacenter footprint
    F. Little to no maintenance needed
    • A. Better server hardware leverage
    • B. Increased application security
    • E. Smaller datacenter footprint
  269. An administrator needs to update the anti-virus, security patches, BIOS, and the web server software on a production system. Which of the following is the BEST method to accomplish this?




    C. Update security patches, BIOS, web software, and then the anti-virus.
  270. Which of the following expansion cards should be installed into a server to provide fiber channelSAN connectivity?




    C. HBA
  271. Which of the following technologies allows a single physical processor to do the work of multiple processors?




    B. Hyper-V
  272. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 1?




    A. Mirroring
  273. Which of the following is the MOST important consideration before making a change to a server?




    A. Explore the ramification of the change before implementation.
  274. Which of the following replication methods is MOST fault tolerant?




    B. Disk-to-disk replication in the same server
  275. Which of the following settings is the jumper set to when installing a DVD-RW as the second device on an IDE cable?




    B. Cable select
  276. A server connects to iSCSI presented SAN storage array through a dedicated NIC; however, the SAN traffic is passed on the same switches as the Ethernet network and VoIP traffic. The size of the presented drive is 700GB. The administrator has noticed a decrease in storage performance. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?




    C. The other network traffic is causing packet delays in the iSCSI network.
  277. Which of the following are types of biometric devices used in server rooms? (Select TWO)





    • A. Fingerprint scanners
    • D. Retina scanner
  278. A new server was installed. Most clients are located in the same subnet as the server and can successfully access the server. Clients located on different subnets have been unable to access the server, but have no trouble accessing other servers on their subnet. Which of the following is the reason that these clients are unable to access the server?




    C. Incorrect default gateway on the server.
  279. Which of the following are examples of physical security measures? (Select TWO).

    A. Policies and procedures
    B. Encryption
    C. Locked doors
    D. Security personnel
    E. Backup tapes
    • C. Locked doors
    • D. Security personnel
  280. When making changes to a server, which of the following is the BEST way to troubleshoot a problem?




    C. Make a change and if the problem is not resolved, reverse the change.
  281. Which of the following is a way to protect server operating systems from a short term contractor?




    B. Limited logon hours
  282. An administrator setting up software RAID 1 on a Windows Server with two volumes for two separate hard drives, but the option for mirrored is grayed out. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason why this is occurring?




    A. The disks have been setup as basic.
  283. Which of the following is the BEST case scenario for power fault tolerance within a server?




    C. Redundant power supplies with each connected to a separate power circuit.
  284. Which of the following BEST describes a server where several physical server chassis are housed within an enclosure to share some redundant resources?




    C. Blade server
  285. Which of the following is a reason to implement a local KVM instead of an IP KVM?




    B. Local KVMs are more secure.
  286. Which of the following is the BEST place to find information about particular server software?




    C. Vendor website
  287. Which of the following will MOST likely cause major performance issues on an email server?




    C. Anti-virus software
  288. Which of the following are required for Hyper-V? (Select TWO).

    A. 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008
    B. XD or NX must be enabled
    C. 140GB of free disk space or higher
    D. 2GB of memory or higher
    E. 2GHz processor or higher
    • A. 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008
    • B. XD or NX must be enabled
  289. A group of users report that they can access local resources but cannot access the Internet. Which of the following should the administrator use to test connectivity?




    A. tracert
  290. Which of the following BEST describes the function of a redundant power supply?




    B. Eliminates a single point of failure
  291. Which of the following servers resolves computer names to IP addresses?




    A. DNS
  292. An administrator is looking to apply a new service pack for an OS on several systems that run business critical applications for a large international finance corporation. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST?




    D. Submit a change control for the service pack deployment.
  293. A new server was installed for the purpose of monitoring network traffic. The network has been configured in such a way that all traffic will be mirrored out the port this server is connected to. When reviewing the network traffic logs on the server only traffic destined to the server is listed in the logs. Which of the following is preventing the server from seeing all network traffic?




    D. NIC is not in promiscuous mode.
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serverplus2009
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SK0-003 CompTIA Server+ ( 2009 Edition )
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