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  1. Which of the following would be an advantage to using a blade server as opposed to a rack mount server?



    C. Blade servers offer more rack density
  2. A stripe set of maximum size is to be configured using two physical disks. One disk has 150GB andthe other has 250GB in unallocated space. Which of the following will be the size of the stripe set?



    D. 300GB
  3. A technician has a current baseline and is told to install additional memory and a faster NIC card. At which point in time should the next baseline be run?



    C. After the upgrades are performed
  4. Users report that they are unable to connect to a server. An administrator confirms that it is unreachable across the network. Other administrators have been working in the server room throughout the day. Which of the following is the NEXT step the administrator should take?



    C. Verify that network cables are connected.
  5. A company utilizes the GFS backup standard. Which of the following describes this backup method?



    D. Monthly, Weekly, Daily
  6. Which of the following concepts is described as multiple logical subnets traversing the same physical network?



    B. VLANs
  7. 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?



    B. HBA
  8. Which of the following must be done to properly conduct testing of the data backup portion of a disaster recovery plan?



    D. Restore backed up data to a test server.
  9. Which of the following is the MOST important consideration before making a change to a server?



    D. Explore the ramification of the change before implementation.
  10. 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?



    B. The administrator is trying to install security patches for software that is not installed.
  11. Which of the following BEST describes server virtualization?



    B. Multiple logical servers operating on the same physical server.
  12. 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
  13. Which of the following is the minimum number of drives in an RAID 0 configuration?



    D. 2
  14. A user cannot access files on /deps/it directory, the administrator verifies permissions are set rw------- for the directory. Which of the following actions need to be performed to only grant read access to the user on the IT directory?



    A. Set folder permissions to 760.
  15. Which of the following BEST describes how server virtualization can cut down IT costs?
    A. Server virtualization increases server application performance allowing productivity to be increased.
    B. Server virtualization simplifies server administration and reduces the IT department staffing needs.
    C. Server virtualization implements higher security measures at the server OS level reducing the need for
    other security implementations.
    D. Server virtualization is a more efficient use of hardware for multiple servers reducing the resource
    utilization.
    • D. Server virtualization is a more efficient use of hardware for multiple servers reducing the resource
    • utilization.
  16. Which of the following expansion cards should be installed into a server to provide iSCSI SAN connectivity?



    D. NIC
  17. Which of the following technologies allows multiple logical subnets to span an entire physical switched network?



    D. VLAN
  18. Which of the following is the BEST recovery method for a server that only aggregates report data and stores data on separate servers?



    A. Disk imaging
  19. Which of the following internal storage technologies has the HIGHEST single drive storage capacity?



    A. SATA
  20. Which of the following is a benefit of NAS over SAN?



    C. Lower cost of implementation
  21. Uses are unable to print to any of the network printers. Which of the following should the administrator perform FIRST?



    A. Restart the print spooler service.
  22. Which of the following Microsoft technologies allows for file replication between servers?



    C. DFS
  23. Which of the following RAID arrays should be used to achieve a fault tolerant array with at least 1TB of storage space?



    D. Six 250GB drives in RAID 5
  24. In order to provide the lowest access latency, the optimal place for the system swap file is on:



    A. the fastest storage device available in the system.
  25. Which of the following items would MOST likely be kept in a documentation file for each server? (Select TWO).
    A. Cost of the equipment
    B. The users home directories
    C. Server configuration
    D. Warranty information
    E. Accessories that came with the system
    • C. Server configuration
    • D. Warranty information
  26. Which of the following BEST describes the difference between differential and incremental backups?



    A. A differential backup requires fewer tapes for restoration than an incremental backup.
  27. The backup utility reports an error while performing the backup process. The server indicates no other problems. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the failed backup?



    D. The current backup tape is bad
  28. 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?



    C. The servers event logs
  29. Which of the following is the MOST important factor when considering environmental factors?



    A. The server administrator should ensure adequate levels of cooling.
  30. Which of the following ports does a telnet application utilize?



    B. 23
  31. Which of the following is the MOST common problem that occurs in server rooms?



    D. Dust buildup
  32. 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
  33. 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?



    C. The patch cable has not been seated properly.
  34. Which of the following is the FIRST thing that should be done in order to begin reinstalling TCP/IP on the server?



    A. Notify users
  35. Which of the following RAID arrays performs mirroring of the disks first, then striping of the disks?



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



    B. Servers manufacture website
  37. Which of the following would be the BEST configuration when using seven SCSI drives in order to have full fault tolerance?



    B. RAID 5
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. A company has a corporate office building that is used by 50 to 100 unique visitors each day for meetings. Users routinely report that they are unable to access the network with their laptops when visiting this location. The help desk reports that these users are not getting IP addresses automatically assigned. After an investigation, the server administrator has determined that the DHCP service is functioning, but a minimal number of addresses are available for lease. The building is on its own class C subnet and has 250 addresses in the scope. Which of the following represents a long term solution to the problem?



    D. Reduce the lease duration in the DHCP scope options to one day.
  41. 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?



    B. The servers RAID controller battery
  42. 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).




    • B. Enable compression on the LTO2 drive
    • D. Replace the LTO2 with LTO3 drive and tapes
  43. 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?



    C. Ask the user what they were doing when they noticed the problem.
  44. 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
  45. 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 users problem?



    A. Troubleshoot the users PC
  46. 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?



    B. Schedule system down time
  47. In order to utilize most server management software, an administrator will have to install which of the following?



    D. SNMP
  48. 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.
  49. A server has 500GB of data that must be backed up nightly. The administrator has upgraded the old LTO2 drive to an LTO3, but the data still will not fit on a single tape. Which of the following additional steps should the administrator perform to accommodate the data? (Select TWO).




    • B. Enable compression on the new drive
    • D. Purchase LTO3 tapes for use in the new drive
  50. Which of the following provides the BEST security and accountability for a Data Center?



    D. Card keys
  51. Which of the following cable types can be used to decrease susceptibility to electronic eavesdropping?



    D. Fiber optic
  52. 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).




    • E. Gateway address
    • E. Subnet mask
  53. When running a Windows server, which option is used with the ping command to define the number of packets transmitted?



    B. -n
  54. When running a Windows server, which option is used with the ping command to convert numerical addresses to host names?



    D. -a
  55. Which of the following backup types will reset the archive bit? (Select TWO).




    • D. Full
    • E. Incremental
  56. Which of the following memory types is located in the processor chip?



    A. L1
  57. For a technician to test network connectivity to a remote host on a Unix Server which of the following commands should they run?



    C. PING
  58. 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?



    D. Install redundant NICs
  59. Which of the following is a standard IEEE 1394 transmission speed?



    C. 400Mbps
  60. Which of the following offers the highest level of redundancy in the design of a storage system?



    A. Two Dual Port HBAs connected to a pair of fiber switches.
  61. 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
  62. An administrator is upgrading the backup server from a single tape drive to a SCSI tape library. The library has been unpackaged, mounted, and the library drivers installed. Which of the following items should the administrator have to connect the device to the backup server?



    A. SCSI cable
  63. When installing external SCSI devices, terminators are required on: (Select TWO)




    • B. the SCSI adapter.
    • D. the last device.
  64. A company has recently upgraded all backup hardware and media from DLT IV to LTO3 tapes and tape drives. Several weeks after the upgrade, the development team discovers a corruption in one of the application servers and must restore from one of the DLT IV tapes. Which of the following steps are necessary for the server administrator to use these tapes?



    D. Replace the LTO3 drive with a DLT IV tape drive. Load the tape.
  65. A technician is responsible for overseeing twelve remote offices. There was a report of a power outage at one of the remote offices the night before, and now one of the servers there has not rebooted even though it was shut down gracefully. The technician was forced to travel two hours just to turn the server on. Which of the following is the MOST cost effective way to prevent future travel?



    A. Install a remote management card in the server.
  66. 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.
  67. After installing a second processor and corresponding heatsink into a server, an administrator notices that the new processor is not showing up during POST. Which of the following could be the cause of this issue?



    C. The voltage regulator module (VRM) was not installed.
  68. When cabling a rack, which of the following is BEST practice?



    A. Use rack specific cabling hardware
  69. Which of the following is a bus mastering method? (Select TWO).




    • A. A device transfers data directly to the memory.
    • C. A device connects to another device without involving the processor.
  70. Which of the following defines memory interleaving?



    B. The distribution of data written across all the memory DIMMs in one bank
  71. A technician wants to compare a new servers performance over a period of time. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST?



    B. Establish a baseline for the server
  72. While working in the server room a technician notices that water is forming on the walls of the server room. Which of the following is the BEST course of action to correct the problem?



    A. Contact facilities staff to adjust the humidity levels.
  73. 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?



    A. Take an image backup nightly while the server is online.
  74. Click on the Exhibit button. Which of the following connectors is image A?



    C. 50 Pin SCSI Connector, Low Density
  75. Click on the Exhibit button. Which of the following connectors is image D?



    B. 80 Pin SCSI Connector
  76. Fibre channel requires which of the following elements?



    A. Physical Adapter
  77. Which of the following is an advantage of SMP?



    D. Higher simultaneous thread processing
  78. Which of the following is an appropriate reason for adjusting the SNMP thresholds?



    B. To eliminate excessive alerts
  79. Which of the following technologies was created to reduce cost, increase cable length, and uses 3.3v across the line?



    B. Low-Voltage Differential
  80. Which of the following is an advantage of attaching a NAS device to the network?



    C. Ease of configuration
  81. A recently ordered server came standard with one 3.0GHz processor. It is capable of handling four total processors. Which of the following processor combinations can be used in this server?



    C. One, two or four processors
  82. 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?



    C. 360GB
  83. 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?



    C. RAID 5
  84. 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
  85. 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
  86. Which switch should be used with the ipconfig command if an administrator wants to test the functionality of a DHCP server?



    C. /renew
  87. An administrator wants to use a Windows system to monitor a server that is rebooting. Which of the following commands should the administrator use to know when the NIC is back online in the server?



    D. ping -t
  88. A technician needs to install an additional PCI NIC without powering down the server. Which of the following BEST describes the technology the board must support?



    C. Hot plug
  89. Which of the following describes a server that is hosting only an Anti-virus program?



    A. Dedicated Application Server
  90. Which of the following is the major advantage of PCI-e over PCI-X?



    A. Point-to-point bus topology
  91. SMP is considered to be a form of:



    A. multi-processing.
  92. A NAS differs from a SAN because NAS:



    B. always uses an IP address to access data.
  93. Which of the following slots, if available, would offer the highest bandwidth?



    D. PCI-E x16
  94. 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?



    B. Multi-threading
  95. An administrator has a malfunctioning uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?



    A. Battery needs to be replaced
  96. Which of the following is the FINAL step in the backup process?



    C. Verify backup
  97. In which of the following places is it BEST to put the paging system file?



    B. Non-system partition
  98. 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?



    D. Try to replicate the problem
  99. Which of the following bottlenecks would MOST likely cause excessive hard drive activity?



    C. Inadequate RAM
  100. Which of the following server types performs the same function as the LMHOSTS file?



    C. WINS
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