Windows Server 2008 Administrator

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  1. Which of the following is not a main criterion to consider when evaluating the suitability of a storage device for backups?
  2. What is the primary drawback of optical disks?
  3. Which of the following has become the primary backup medium for home users and small networks in recent years?
    hard disk drive
  4. What is the traditional choice for server and network backups?
    magnetic tape
  5. What is the capacity of a state-of-the-art single-tape magnetic tape drive?
    800 to 1,000 GB
  6. What is the ratio at which executables and other program files typically compress?
  7. Which single device contains one or more magnetic tape drives as well as a robotic mechanism that inserts tapes into and removes them from the drives?
  8. Which of the following is not an item that you need to back up on a regular basis?
    • operating system temporary files
    • application temporary files
    • memory paging file
    • all of the above
  9. Which type of backup job backs up only the files that have changed since the last full backup and does not reset their archive bits?
  10. Which type of backup job backs up only the files that have changed since the last backup job of any kind?
  11. Which of the following is the most basic type of backup job and copies the entire set of selected targets to the backup medium?
  12. When files are written to a computer’s hard disk for the first time, their archive bits are activated and set to a value of __________.
  13. Which backup is faster to restore?
  14. Windows Server Backup was primarily designed to create backups of __________.
    entire server volumes
  15. When using Windows Server Backup, you cannot specify an interval of more than __________ hours between jobs.
  16. When using Windows Server Backup for scheduled backup jobs, which type of drives can you use as a backup?
    external hard disk
  17. When Windows Server Backup takes control of a backup disk, it creates new, separate files for the backup job(s) it performs each day. The system retains the files for all of the old jobs until the disk is filled or until __________ jobs are stored on the disk.
  18. To perform a full server restore, you must boot the system using a Windows Server 2008 installation disk and access the backup disk using which interface?
    Windows RE
  19. To restore just the system state from a backup, which command do you use?
    wbadmin Start SystemStateRecovery –versionMM/DD/YYYY-HH:MM
  20. When you open a Command Prompt window in a standard Windows session and restore the system state, you are performing a(n) __________ restore
  21. Most computers have eSATA interfaces on the motherboard.
  22. The Windows Server Backup utility included in Windows Server 2008 does not support magnetic tape drives.
  23. Files that are already in a compressed form, such as ZIP archives and JPG images, cannot be compressed further by a tape drive.
  24. The Windows Server Backup utility in Windows Server 2008 provides a tree display with checkboxes that you can use to select the targets for a backup job.
  25. You must restore incremental backups in the order they were written.
  26. A(n) __________ is simply a copy of the data on a computer’s hard disks that is stored on another medium in case a hard drive fails.
  27. __________ can both complicate and simplify the process of performing regular backups.
  28. One of the primary objectives in designing an effective backup strategy is to __________ as much of the process as possible.
  29. If there are constant interruptions in the data stream, magnetic tape drives must repeatedly stop and start the tape in a process called __________.
  30. Filtering based on file size enables you to exclude __________ files from your backups or extremely large files, such as the Windows memory paging file.
  31. __________ are one-bit flags attached to files that identify specific characteristics about them.
  32. Performing __________ between your full backups uses the least amount of storage space, but it also lengthens the restore process.
  33. The catalog is essentially a(n) __________ containing a list of every file that the software has backed up during each job.
  34. To perform restores from backups made with the Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP backup utilities, you can download a version of the __________ program.
  35. You must perform an authoritative restore to restore deleted objects. To do this, you must restart the computer in Directory Services Restore Mode (DSRM) by pressing __________ during the boot process and selecting the appropriate entry from the Advanced Boot Options menu.
  36. To back up a single Windows Server 2008 computer, you can install a backup drive and use which feature to perform either manual or scheduled backups?
    Windows Server Backup
  37. What is another name for the length of time that is available to perform a backup?
    backup window
  38. What process involves heads mounted on a rotating drum that record data in diagonal stripes across the tape?
    helical scanning
  39. In what process does the drive draw the tape over stationary recording heads?
    linear scanning
  40. One of the most basic functions of a backup software product is to let you select the items that you want to back up. What are these items also known as?
    backup targets
  41. What marker does backup software use to determine whether to back up each file?
    archive bit
  42. What is the name of one of the most common media rotation schemes?
    Grandfather-Father-Son method
  43. Which feature in Windows Server 2008 can prevent the need for some minor restores?
    shadow copies
  44. What does a backup strategy specify?
    A backup strategy specifies what data you will back up, how often you will back it up, and what medium you will use to store the backups
  45. The decisions you make regarding the backup hardware, software, and administrative policies should depend on what three things?
    These decisions should depend on how much data you have to back up, how much time you have to back it up, and how much protection you want to provide.
  46. Why are tape drives well suited for backups?
    They are fast, they can hold a lot of data, they can archive that data for long periods of time, and their media cost per gigabyte is low.
  47. A good backup program provides a variety of filters that enable you to select targets based on which criteria?
    The criteria include file and folder name, file size, file dates/times, and file attributes.
  48. The criteria include file and folder name, file size, file dates/times, and file attributes.
    Incremental jobs reset the archive bits, and differential jobs do not.
  49. To back up and restore GPOs, what must you use?
    You must use the Group Policy Management console.
  50. What does the Select items to recover page in Windows Backup enable you to do?
    This page enables you to restore entire volumes as well as applications.
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Windows Server 2008 Administrator
2013-03-31 03:12:41
Backing Up

Chapter 12
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