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

    A. Combination locks
    B. Card keys
    C. Entry logging
    D. Dead bolts
    B. Card keys
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which of the following slots, if available, would offer the highest bandwidth?

    A. PCI-X
    B. PCI
    C. PCI-E x16
    D. AGP
    C. PCI-E x16
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following are the FIRST actions to take when an administrator is troubleshooting a server? (Select TWO)

    A. Make one change at a time and test/confirm the change has resolved the problem.
    B. Verify full system functionality.
    C. Replicate the problem.
    D. Determine if a common element is causing multiple problems.
    E. Identify any changes to the server.
    • C. 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?

    A. WINS
    B. DNS
    C. DHCP
    D. FTP
    A. WINS
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following software directly interacts with the hardware and handles hardware resource requests from virtual machines?

    A. Virtual Center
    B. Hypervisor
    C. Guest OS
    D. VT
    B. Hypervisor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which of the following must occur when installing SCSI devices into the server?

    A. Terminate both ends of the chain.
    B. Set the jumper to cable select.
    C. Terminate the back end of the chain.
    D. Set the jumper to device ID 0.
    B. Set the jumper to cable select.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 1
    B. RAID 1 +0
    C. RAID 5
    D. RAID 0
    C. RAID 5
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which of the following RAID levels can withstand the simultaneous loss of two physical drives in an array?

    A. RAID 0
    B. RAID 3
    C. RAID 5
    D. RAID 10
    D. RAID 10
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which of the following is the BEST place to find the latest BIOS upgrade of the server system board?

    A. Server's manufacture website
    B. BIOS manufacture website
    C. Third-party vendor
    D. Operating system manufacture website
    A. Server's manufacture website
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the following technologies was created to reduce cost, increase cable length, and uses 3.3v across the line?

    A. High-Voltage Differential
    B. Wide-Ultra2 SCSI-3
    C. Low-Voltage Differential
    D. Fibre Channel
    C. Low-Voltage Differential
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which of the following is the MOST common problem that occurs in server rooms?

    A. Poor ground wires
    B. Dust buildup
    C. Wet floors
    D. Excessive cooling
    B. Dust buildup
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Which of the following is the FINAL step in the backup process?

    A. Perform a full backup
    B. Verify backup
    C. Load differential tape
    D. Load new tapes
    B. Verify backup
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which of the following internal storage media types has the GREATEST storage capacity?

    A. Compact flash drive
    B. SDLT Tape drive
    C. Blu-Ray drive
    D. SATA hard drive
    D. SATA hard drive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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.
    B. The memory is not the correct CAS latency.
    C. The memory is not the correct speed.
    D. The memory does not have the correct timing.
    A. The memory is not installed in the correct slot.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Which of the following is an advantage of SMP?

    A. Decreases overhead
    B. Higher simultaneous thread processing
    C. Doubles memory requirements
    D. Smaller initial investment
    B. Higher simultaneous thread processing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Replace memory chips with known good memory chips.
    B. Upgrade the server OS
    C. Update the BIOS.
    D. Reseat the memory chips.
    D. Reseat the memory chips.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. 728GB
    B. 288GB
    C. 432GB
    D. 360GB
    D. 360GB
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 user typed in the wrong password
    B. The computer was disjoined from the domain.
    C. The computer's account was removed from Active Directory.
    D. The user's account was removed from Active Directory.
    B. The computer was disjoined from the domain.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 to reboot their PC.
    B. Reboot the file server.
    C. Ask the user what they were doing when they noticed the problem.
    D. Ask the user to ping the default gateway and report the response times back to the administrator.
    C. Ask the user what they were doing when they noticed the problem.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Which of the following is the BEST way to allow web software through the server firewall?

    A. Open the corporate firewall to allow port 80.
    B. Implement an access control list (ACL).
    C. Implement an application exception.
    D. Implement port blocking on port 80.
    B. Implement an access control list (ACL).
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. After a virus outbreak, which of the following can be used to deploy a hotfix in a Microsoft environment? (Select TWO)

    A. WSUS
    B. Terminal services
    C. Remote management cards
    D. Group policy
    E. SNMP
    • 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?

    A. Implement a dual-factor authentication method.
    B. Implement a patch management process.
    C. Implement stronger user passwords.
    D. Implement an intrusion detection system (IDS).
    B. Implement a patch management process.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 1
    B. RAID 1+0
    C. RAID 5
    D. RAID 0
    D. RAID 0
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. Ease of failure recovery
    C. No configuration
    D. High fault tolerance
    A. High performance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Which of the following is a best practice that can be used to ensure consistency when building systems?

    A. Server build checklist
    B. Server baselining tools
    C. Hardware compatibility list
    D. Architecture diagrams
    A. Server build checklist
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Which of the following disaster recovery sites requires power and cabling to be run before it can be used?

    A. Hot site
    B. Cold site
    C. Warm site
    D. Failover site
    B. Cold site
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. An administrator has a malfunctioning uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?

    A. Smart cable is disconnected
    B. UPS needs a firmware update
    C. Battery needs to be replaced
    D. Light switch is turned off
    C. Battery needs to be replaced
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. Which of the following is the major advantage of PCI-e over PCI-X?

    A. Point-to-point bus topology
    B. Sensitivity to background noise
    C. Height of the card
    D. Shared bus topology
    A. Point-to-point bus topology
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. When installing external SCSI devices, terminators are required on: (Select TWO)

    A. the SCSI adapter.
    B. each device.
    C. the first device.
    D. the last device.
    E. the server's parallel port.
    • A. the SCSI adapter.
    • D. the last device.
  32. Which of the following describes the FINAL step in the troubleshooting process?

    A. Test the theory to determine the cause.
    B. Verify full system functionality.
    C. Root cause analysis.
    D. Implement the change.
    B. Verify full system functionality.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. Which of the following is the MOST likely connection type for a backup external modem?

    A. SCSI
    B. Serial
    C. SATA
    D. IEEE 1394
    B. Serial
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. Which of the following tools restricts device installation?

    A. File share properties
    B. Group Policy
    C. Disk Management
    D. Default domain policy
    B. Group Policy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Templates
    B. Ghost
    C. RIS
    D. Slipstreaming
    D. Slipstreaming
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Define a test server group, install the patches and if successful schedule installation on production servers.
    B. Install the patches during a non-working hour.
    C. Define a test server group, schedule installation on production servers and then install all updates and patches.
    D. Send an email to all company users and request the best time for installation.
    A. Define a test server group, install the patches and if successful schedule installation on production servers.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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)

    A. Half Height, Universally Keyed PCI card
    B. Full Height, 3.3v PCI-X card
    C. Half Height, x16 PCI Express Card
    D. Half Height, 3.3v PCI card
    E. Half Height, Universally Keyed PCI-X card
    F. Full Height, Universally Keyed PCI card
    G. Half Height, x8 PCI Express Card
    • A. 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 ESC
    B. Press any key
    C. Press Alt+F8
    D. Press F6
    D. Press F6
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. Which of the following would be an advantage to using a blade server as opposed to a rack mount server?

    A. Blade servers offer more rack density
    B. Blade servers allow for more RAM
    C. Blade servers allow for internal tape drives
    D. Blade servers are typically faster
    A. Blade servers offer more rack density
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Update the RAID controller firmware.
    B. Check the server BIOS.
    C. Install the latest hard drive firmware
    D. Check the backplane cabling.
    D. Check the backplane cabling.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The driver is incorrect on the server.
    B. The NIC is not on the HCL.
    C. The NIC is not seated properly.
    D. The patch cable has not been seated properly.
    D. The patch cable has not been seated properly.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. Which of the following storage protocols would be suitable for transport across an IP network?

    A. SATA
    B. SAS
    C. iSCSI
    D. SCSI
    C. iSCSI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. Which of the following RAID levels provides the HIGHEST fault tolerance possible?

    A. RAID 6
    B. RAID 10
    C. RAID 5
    D. RAID 0
    B. RAID 10
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The server's firewall is misconfigured.
    B. The server's timeout feature is set incorrectly.
    C. The company firewall is misconfigured.
    D. The web server was not installed properly.
    C. The company firewall is misconfigured.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. When load balancing traffic between two web servers, which of the following technologies provides the LOWEST cost solution?

    A. DNS round robin
    B. Log shipping
    C. Active/active cluster
    D. Active/passive cluster
    A. DNS round robin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Perform a root cause analysis.
    B. Implement the next logical change.
    C. Reverse the change.
    D. Establish a new theory of probable cause.
    C. Reverse the change.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. Which of the following memory types is located in the processor chip?

    A. xD
    B. DDR
    C. EDO
    D. L1
    D. L1
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 3
    B. RAID 10
    C. RAID 6
    D. RAID 0
    B. RAID 10
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Ensure that all server documentation is completed and up to date.
    B. Ensure that each server is processed through the change control board.
    C. Ensure that server baselines are documented for each server.
    D. Ensure that each server is accessible via a KVM over IP.
    A. Ensure that all server documentation is completed and up to date.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 server to the 192.168.100.0/24 subnet
    B. Assign the workstation a static IP address.
    C. Add a second DHCP server to the 192.168.101.0/24 subnet.
    D. Add a DHCP relay to the 192.168.100.0/24 subnet.
    D. Add a DHCP relay to the 192.168.100.0/24 subnet.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. Which of the following is a differentiating feature of file permissions as compared to share permissions?

    A. File permissions are more granular than share permissions.
    B. Full control can only be set using share permissions.
    C. File permissions are less granular than share permissions.
    D. Full control can only be set using file permissions.
    A. File permissions are more granular than share permissions.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 using incorrect patch switches for the install.
    B. The administrator is trying to install security patches for software that is not installed.
    C. The administrator is trying to install patches that require hard drive encryption on the server
    D. The administrator improperly configured the virtual memory settings on the server.
    B. The administrator is trying to install security patches for software that is not installed.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. Which of the following server types performs the same function as the HOSTS file?

    A. WINS
    B. DNS
    C. DHCP
    D. FTP
    B. DNS
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. SMP is considered to be a form of:

    A. multi-processing.
    B. mapped printer.
    C. monitoring protocol.
    D. mail protocol.
    A. multi-processing.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. Which of the following is a benefit of application virtualization?

    A. Server loads are greatly reduced from lowered traffic.
    B. Interoperability of disparate programs is easily attained.
    C. Applications are easily accessible from anywhere on the LAN.
    D. The need for multiple licenses of any software is unnecessary
    C. Applications are easily accessible from anywhere on the LAN.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Native RIS integration
    B. Remote configuration
    C. Clone the machine from a template
    D. No physical hardware to setup
    C. Clone the machine from a template
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. Motherboard
    C. Expansion cards
    D. Operating system
    A. Riser cards
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. A collection of disks presented as storage to multiple servers through an existing network.
    B. A collection of disks presented as storage to a single server through an existing network.
    C. A collection of disks presented as storage to multiple servers through dedicated channels.
    D. A collection of disks presented as storage to a single server through directly attached technologies.
    D. A collection of disks presented as storage to a single server through directly attached technologies.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  60. Which of the following storage technologies connects by TCP/IP and is separate from the company LAN?

    A. Optical jukebox
    B. NAS
    C. Tape library
    D. SAN
    D. SAN
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  61. Which of the following memory technologies has the HIGHEST cost to implement?

    A. Registered
    B. ECC
    C. RAID
    D. Pairing
    C. RAID
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  62. Which of the following statements is true about L3 cache?

    A. L3 cache operates faster than the system processor
    B. L3 cache runs at the speed of the system bus.
    C. L3 cache can deliver data in as little as 15ns.
    D. L3 cache runs at the speed of the processor.
    D. L3 cache runs at the speed of the processor.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  63. Which of the following factors is the MOST likely cause of a power supply fan failure?

    A. Extreme temperature variances
    B. Power stability fluctuations
    C. Excessive dust accumulation
    D. Extreme humidity variances
    C. Excessive dust accumulation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  64. Which of the following is the minimum number of drives required for a RAID 10 array?

    A. 3
    B. 4
    C. 10
    D. 5
    B. 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  65. When running a Windows server, which option is used with the ping command to convert numerical addresses to host names?

    A. -r
    B. -a
    C. -v
    D. –n
    B. -a
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  66. Which switch should be used with the ipconfig command if an administrator wants to test the functionality of a DHCP server?

    A. /all
    B. /renew
    C. /flushdns
    D. /release
    B. /renew
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 the print spooler
    B. Corrupted print spooler software
    C. Memory leak in one of the print drivers
    D. The disk drive is out of free space
    C. Memory leak in one of the print drivers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  68. After a server has been installed into a rack, an administrator must ensure which of the following?

    A. Warm air flow is permitted through the front bezel
    B. Determine the correct power requirements
    C. The system is labeled so that it can be identified
    D. Verify the change control process can be implemented
    C. The system is labeled so that it can be identified
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Examine the Imhost file.
    B. Flush the cache on the DNS server.
    C. Flush the cache on the WINS server.
    D. Examine the hosts file
    D. Examine the hosts file
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  70. Which of the following are possible SCSI ID ranges on a wide SCSI adapter?

    A. 0 - 15
    B. 1 - 16
    C. 0 - 7
    D. 1 - 7
    A. 0 - 15
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  71. Which of the following describes a server that is hosting only an Anti-virus program?

    A. Distributed Application Server
    B. Peer-to-Peer Application Server
    C. File and Print Server
    D. Dedicated Application Server
    D. Dedicated Application Server
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  72. Which of the following can occur if the maximum rated load is exceeded on an uninterruptible power supply (UPS)?

    A. The runtime of the UPS will be insufficient if a power outage occurs.
    B. There is a fire hazard potential if a power outage occurs.
    C. The UPS will draw more power from the circuit to compensate.
    D. The last system plugged into the UPS will not be provided any power.
    A. The runtime of the UPS will be insufficient if a power outage occurs.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  73. Which of the following memory types has the FASTEST speed?

    A. DDR2
    B. SDRAM
    C. DDR3
    D. SODIMM
    C. DDR3
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. .msi
    B. .exe
    C. .Ini
    D. .dll
    A. .msi
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  76. Which of the following components channels air flow through a server chassis?

    A. Shroud
    B. Fan
    C. Radiator
    D. Heat sink
    A. Shroud
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  77. Which of the following backup methodologies is MOST time efficient for restoring data?

    A. Incremental
    B. GFS
    C. Full
    D. Differential
    C. Full
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  78. Deploying an operating system using WDS without a boot disk would require which of the following?

    A. Installation CD
    B. FTP server
    C. CUPS
    D. PXE support
    D. PXE support
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  79. Which of the following technologies can provide geographically based load balancing with high availability between two web servers with static content?

    A. Active/passive cluster
    B. DNS round robin
    C. Active/active cluster
    D. Multicast
    C. Active/active cluster
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. The Internet
    C. The vendor website
    D. The supporting documentation
    A. The server event logs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  81. Which of the following is the BEST way to ensure that all users receive a mapping to multiple shared drives?

    A. Logon scripts
    B. Configure individual user accounts
    C. Set NTFS permissions
    D. Local policy
    A. Logon scripts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  82. A power loss during a firmware update would MOST likely result in which of the following?

    A. Decreased performance
    B. Increased heat output
    C. Damage of the hardware
    D. Loss of storage data
    D. Loss of storage data
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The server's processor
    B. The server's RAID controller battery
    C. The server's memory
    D. The server's NIC teaming configuration
    B. The server's RAID controller battery
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Change the default gateway of the wireless router
    B. Add another DHCP server.
    C. Disable the wireless DHCP server.
    D. Add another wireless access point.
    C. Disable the wireless DHCP server.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Implement the change
    B. Identify necessary operating system updates
    C. Schedule system down time
    D. Document the change
    C. Schedule system down time
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  86. When cabling a rack, which of the following is BEST practice?

    A. Let cables hang loosely behind the servers
    B. Channel all power cables down the sides, and all network cables down the center
    C. Keep cables close to the front of the rack for better access
    D. Use rack specific cabling hardware
    D. Use rack specific cabling hardware
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  87. Which of the following servers would dynamically allocate IP addresses to workstations?

    A. DHCP
    B. NTP
    C. DNS
    D. SNMP
    A. DHCP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  88. Which of the following BEST describes a virtualized server environment?

    A. Multiple operating systems sharing the same physical hardware to leverage higher usage.
    B. A single operating system using multiple physical hardware chassis to leverage higher availability.
    C. A physical server environment utilizing only RAM storage with no physical disk medium to enhance performance.
    D. A distributed computing environment where many lower cost machines are combined to increase processing power and overall performance
    A. Multiple operating systems sharing the same physical hardware to leverage higher usage.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Take an incremental backup while the server is offline.
    B. Take an image backup nightly while the server is online.
    C. Take a monthly snapshot backup while the server is online.
    D. Take a differential backup while the server is online.
    B. Take an image backup nightly while the server is online.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Notify staff of the potential service outage.
    B. Use fire suppression techniques until the fire department arrives.
    C. Grab the backup tapes and exit the server room.
    D. Evacuate all personnel.
    D. Evacuate all personnel.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  91. Which of the following is a connection oriented transport layer protocol?

    A. UDP
    B. TFTP
    C. TCP
    D. SNMP
    C. TCP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  92. How many wire pairs are in a standard CAT6 cable?

    A. 4
    B. 8
    C. 6
    D. 3
    A. 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 firmware to the latest version.
    B. Configure IPMI on the new board.
    C. Update the firmware on the SCSI controller.
    D. Update the time and date in the BIOS.
    D. Update the time and date in the BIOS.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Manually configure the homepage on all workstations and setup trace logs to ensure compliance.
    B. Set the default homepage to the corporate website in Group Policy.
    C. Configure a logon script to set the homepage at logon.
    D. Set the default homepage to the corporate website on the base computer image.
    B. Set the default homepage to the corporate website in Group Policy.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  95. After performing a copy backup of a file server, the archive bit on the backed up files will be which of the following?

    A. Unchanged
    B. Set
    C. Copied
    D. Deleted
    A. Unchanged
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  96. Which of the following could BEST be used to recover a failed RAID 1 disk after it has been replaced?

    A. Array management utilities
    B. Tape restore utilities
    C. Imaging utilities
    D. Partitioning utilities
    C. Imaging utilities
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  97. A company utilizes the GFS backup standard. Which of the following describes this backup method?

    A. Greatest, Final, Sequential
    B. Full, Partial, Incremental
    C. Monthly, Weekly, Daily
    D. Full, Differential, Incremental
    C. Monthly, Weekly, Daily
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  98. RAID 5 can be BEST described as which of the following?

    A. Independent disks with shared parity
    B. Striping with distributed parity
    C. Striping with dedicated parity
    D. Mirroring with striping
    B. Striping with distributed parity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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).

    A. WMI
    B. RIS
    C. DNS
    D. SNMP
    E. SMTP
    • A. WMI
    • D. SNMP
  101. Which of the following will corrupt the BIOS?

    A. Imaging the system after performing a BIOS upgrade
    B. Power being lost during the upgrade process
    C. Applying the BIOS settings in the incorrect order
    D. Installing the OS before applying the BIOS upgrade
    B. Power being lost during the upgrade process
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Bad cable
    B. Multiple drive failure
    C. Corrupt file system table
    D. Backplane failure
    D. Backplane failure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  103. Which of the following RAID levels would provide the BEST performance with no fault protection?

    A. RAID 0
    B. RAID 1
    C. RAID 5
    D. RAID 3
    A. RAID 0
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  104. Which of the following internal storage technologies has the HIGHEST single drive storage capacity?

    A. Flash
    B. SATA
    C. SCSI
    D. SAS
    B. SATA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  105. Which of the following backup types will not reset the archive bit on backed up files?

    A. Incremental
    B. Full
    C. GFS
    D. Differential
    D. Differential
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 classful.
    B. IP address is a subnet network address.
    C. IP address is classless
    D. IP address is a subnet broadcast address.
    C. IP address is classless
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  107. An administrator is planning to bring a newly purchased server online. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST?

    A. Notify all users that the old system will be taken offline.
    B. Follow the pre-installation plan and procedures.
    C. Apply all security updates to the system.
    D. Review the system logs to check for errors.
    B. Follow the pre-installation plan and procedures.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  108. Which of the following describes the purpose of a network topology diagram?

    A. To create a physical map of the datacenter to provide to guests
    B. To display the logical layout this can differ from the physical layout
    C. To provide a blueprint for recreating the same server setup for another client
    D. To enhance a user's understanding of the datacenter layout
    C. To provide a blueprint for recreating the same server setup for another client
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  109. Which of the following are ways to transport SAN traffic? (Select TWO)

    A. SATA
    B. iSCSI
    C. SCSI
    D. Fiber channel
    E. PAT A
    • B. iSCSI
    • D. Fiber channel
  110. Which of the following can limit cabling mistakes?

    A. Proper labeling
    B. Keeping up-to-date repair logs
    C. Asset management
    D. Keeping good vendor logs
    A. Proper labeling
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  111. In which of the following configurations should a SAS hard drive jumper be placed for single drive operation?

    A. The jumpers should be placed in the single/master position.
    B. The jumpers should be placed in the slave position.
    C. The jumpers should be placed to give the drive a SCSI ID of 1.
    D. There are no configuration jumpers needed on a SAS hard drive.
    D. There are no configuration jumpers needed on a SAS hard drive.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. WMI
    B. DHCP
    C. MIBs
    D. SMTP
    A. WMI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  113. A server will not power on. Which of the following devices should the administrator use FIRST to determine the problem?

    A. Loop back plugs
    B. System logs
    C. TDR
    D. Power supply tester
    D. Power supply tester
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  114. When troubleshooting hardware issues with a server, which of the following is MOST likely to cause a problem in receiving vendor support?

    A. Server type
    B. Third party memory
    C. Signed drivers
    D. Third party cables
    D. Third party cables
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  115. Which of the following is BEST described as a storage system that can be connected to multiple servers through a fiber channel?

    A. JBOD
    B. NAS
    C. SAN
    D. DAS
    C. SAN
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  116. Which of the following file systems are native to *nix?

    A. FAT32
    B. EXT3
    C. NTFS
    D. FAT
    B. EXT3
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  117. Which of the following will allow a server to continue to function if a stick of memory fails? (Select TWO)

    A. Chipkill
    B. Memory RAID
    C. Registered memory
    D. ECC
    E. Hot spare
    • 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?

    A. Server diagramming and environmental topologies should be documented.
    B. Vendor support should be contacted so that they can correct the issue.
    C. A copy of the latest pre-installation plan should be developed and utilized.
    D. The current system configuration should be documented for future use.
    B. Vendor support should be contacted so that they can correct the issue.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Redundant power supply failure
    B. Hard disk failure
    C. Memory failure
    D. CPU overheating
    D. CPU overheating
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. RAID 1
    B. RAID 10
    C. RAID 0+1
    D. RAID 6
    B. RAID 10
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Reseat all main components
    B. Try to replicate the problem
    C. Reinstall the operating system
    D. Flash the BIOS
    B. Try to replicate the problem
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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.
    B. Boot the server with ASR option.
    C. Restore the server using last backup tape.
    D. Boot using recovery console and restore the previous driver.
    A. Boot the server, press F8 and access last known good configuration.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  124. Which of the following should an administrator utilize FIRST after installing a new HBA?

    A. Virtual machine components
    B. Multiple RAID configurations
    C. Digitally signed device drivers
    D. New Technology File Systems (NTFS)
    C. Digitally signed device drivers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. Utilize LTO3 tapes in the existing drive
    C. Reduce the amount of data on the backup
    D. Replace the LTO2 with LTO3 drive and tapes
    E. Divide the data and back up half one night and half the next
    • 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?

    A. Slow processor
    B. Excessive network traffic
    C. Inadequate RAM
    D. PCI bus
    C. Inadequate RAM
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Install an extended battery pack into the UPS
    B. Increase the size of the swapfile.
    C. Install a second UPS.
    D. Increase the size of the pagefile.
    A. Install an extended battery pack into the UPS
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  128. Fibre channel requires which of the following elements?

    A. Fibre Target Management Agent
    B. Physical Adapter
    C. FC Initiator
    D. Multi-Mode fibre
    B. Physical Adapter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  129. Which of the following is an environmental server maintenance task that should be performed every three months?

    A. Replace the rubber mats in the server room
    B. Replace the server fans
    C. Clean the servers to limit dust buildup
    D. Wash the outside of the servers
    C. Clean the servers to limit dust buildup
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  130. Which of the following is a disadvantage of RAID 10?

    A. Not supported by many RAID controllers
    B. No fault tolerance
    C. Poor performance
    D. Higher cost
    D. Higher cost
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  131. Which of the following will allow devices to be added without turning the server off?

    A. Hot site
    B. Plug and Play
    C. Hot plug
    D. Warm site
    C. Hot plug
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  132. Which of the following is a bus mastering method? (Select TWO).

    A. A device transfers data directly to the memory.
    B. A device handles mediation between the northbridge and the processor.
    C. A device connects to another device without involving the processor.
    D. A device transfers data to the processor and then on to the memory.
    E. A device handles mediation between the southbridge and the processor
    • A. 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?

    A. KVM over IP
    B. Telnet
    C. Remote Desktop
    D. VPN
    A. KVM over IP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Install redundant NICs
    B. Increase the amount of RAM
    C. Add a hardware firewall
    D. Use a lower voltage power supply
    A. Install redundant NICs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  135. Which of the following should be done before and after a service or repair is performed on a server?

    A. Firmware update
    B. Defrag
    C. Baseline
    D. IPCONFIG /release
    C. Baseline
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Replace the single tape drive with a tape library
    B. Replace the LTO2 tape drive with an LTO3 tape drive.
    C. Reduce the amount of data to be backed up.
    D. Replace the backup software with a more efficient application.
    A. Replace the single tape drive with a tape library
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Full and differential
    B. Incremental and snapshot
    C. Differential and incremental
    D. Full and incremental
    A. Full and differential
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  138. Which of the following is a public IP address?

    A. 172.31.254.40
    B. 172.15.16.76
    C. 192.168.100.1
    D. 10.100.11.1
    B. 172.15.16.76
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. Downtime necessary to reinstall the repaired drive
    C. Redundant or replacement data backup solutions
    D. Potential cooling problems due to the missing drive
    A. Data security policies and procedures
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  140. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 0?

    A. Striping with mirroring
    B. Striping
    C. Mirroring
    D. Striping with parity
    B. Striping
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Add additional hard drive space to the server
    B. Add additional RAM to the user PC
    C. Troubleshoot the user PC
    D. Add additional RAM to the server
    C. Troubleshoot the user PC
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Dual processing
    B. Multi-processing
    C. Multi-threading
    D. Multi-tasking
    C. Multi-threading
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The server does not have the correct drivers.
    B. The server hard drives have not begun to spin.
    C. The server BIOS firmware is out-of-date.
    D. The server has too little memory installed.
    C. The server BIOS firmware is out-of-date.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 0 across all 6 drives
    B. RAID 1 across drive pairs totaling 3 pairs
    C. RAID 5 across all 6 drives
    D. RAID 10 across all 6 drives
    C. RAID 5 across all 6 drives
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  145. Which of the following offers the MOST redundancy for a system but is also very costly?

    A. Hot site replication
    B. Disk-to-disk replication
    C. RAID implementation
    D. Server-to-server clustering
    A. Hot site replication
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  146. Which of the following RAID levels would be the BEST choice if performance was the only determining factor?

    A. RAID 0
    B. RAID 5
    C. RAID 1
    D. RAID 10
    A. RAID 0
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  147. At which of the following times should the administrator refer to the HCL?

    A. When installing drivers
    B. After installation
    C. Prior to purchasing hardware
    D. Before installation
    C. Prior to purchasing hardware
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  148. Which of the following Windows Server 2003 technologies can help with making backups of open files?

    A. Snapshot
    B. Differential backup
    C. VSS
    D. Incremental backup
    C. VSS
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  149. Which of the following defines memory interleaving?

    A. The distribution of data written across all the memory DIMMs in one bank
    B. The distribution of data written across all the memory DIMMs and the L1 cache
    C. The distribution of data written across all the memory DIMMs and the L2 cache
    D. The distribution of data written across all the memory DIMMs and the processor
    A. The distribution of data written across all the memory DIMMs in one bank
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  150. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 10?

    A. Mirroring with fault tolerance
    B. Striping with distributed parity
    C. Mirroring with striping
    D. Striping
    C. Mirroring with striping
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Warm site
    B. Cold site
    C. Active failover site
    D. Hot site
    A. Warm site
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. Disk imaging
    C. Tape backup
    D. Full
    A. Incremental
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  153. Which of the following will attach to an EIDE connector?

    A. SCSI
    B. ATA-2
    C. SAT A
    D. SATA-2
    B. ATA-2
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Remove the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security configuration.
    B. Apportion additional storage.
    C. Disable the Guest account.
    D. Apply all relevant updates and patches.
    D. Apply all relevant updates and patches.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  155. A technician wants to compare a new server performance over a period of time. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST?

    A. Constantly check the task manager
    B. Establish a baseline for the server
    C. Use performance server logs
    D. Monitor processor performance logs
    B. Establish a baseline for the server
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  156. Which of the following is the MOST important factor when considering environmental factors?

    A. Remove the floppy drives from the system.
    B. Server room access should be limited to authorized personnel.
    C. Servers should be kept in a warm and dark environment.
    D. The server administrator should ensure adequate levels of cooling.
    D. The server administrator should ensure adequate levels of cooling.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  157. In a workgroup, all of the following steps are required for a DHCP server EXCEPT

    A. configure the scopes.
    B. install DHCP service.
    C. activate the scopes.
    D. authorize the server.
    D. authorize the server.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  158. Which of the following technologies causes a single processor to appear as multiple processors within System Properties in a Windows Server?

    A. RISC
    B. Hyper-V
    C. Multicore
    D. Symmetric multi-processing
    C. Multicore
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The socket size does not match
    B. The cache is from a different manufacturer
    C. The processors do not match
    D. Processors cannot be upgraded after server has been deployed
    C. The processors do not match
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Set folder permissions to 770.
    B. Set folder permissions to modify
    C. Set folder permissions to full control
    D. Set folder permissions to 760.
    A. Set folder permissions to 770.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. System logs
    B. Application logs
    C. Firmware updates
    D. POST messages
    D. POST messages
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Reboot the server.
    B. Apply the latest service packs to the operating system.
    C. Perform a root cause analysis
    D. Gather information from users.
    C. Perform a root cause analysis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  163. In order to provide the lowest access latency, the optimal place for the system swap file is on

    A. the operating system partition.
    B. the fastest storage device available in the system.
    C. an external USB 1.1 4200RPM drive with 8MB of Cache.
    D. a 10K RPM SCSI Drive with 2MB of Cache.
    B. the fastest storage device available in the system.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  164. Which of the following is the correct term for a virtual machine?

    A. Guest OS
    B. Host OS
    C. Hypervisor
    D. Virtual Center
    A. Guest OS
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  165. Which of the following actions will prevent a driver from being reinstalled automatically?

    A. Reboot the server, logon in Safe Mode, uninstall the driver.
    B. Run the disable command.
    C. Review manufacturer manual.
    D. Disable the device using Device Manager.
    D. Disable the device using Device Manager.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  166. Which of the following is an appropriate reason for adjusting the SNMP thresholds?

    A. To allow more email to come through
    B. To increase the number of threads
    C. To monitor use of VPN traffic
    D. To eliminate excessive alerts
    C. To monitor use of VPN traffic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  167. Which of the following storage interface protocols has the FASTEST speeds?

    A. Ultra2 SCSI
    B. SAS
    C. Ultra320 SCSI
    D. SAT A
    C. Ultra320 SCSI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  168. Which of the following protocols is responsible for the resolution of IP addresses to MAC addresses?

    A. RARP
    B. DHCP
    C. ARP
    D. DNS
    C. ARP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. dig
    B. ifconfig
    C. net view
    D. ipconfig
    A. dig
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  170. Which of the following expansion cards would be necessary to increase fault tolerance in a VoIP server?

    A. Second Modem
    B. Second HBA
    C. Second PBX card
    D. Second CPU
    C. Second PBX card
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  171. An administrator needs to add fault tolerance capabilities to a server. Which of the following is the BEST solution to accomplish this?

    A. Install a PBX card.
    B. Install a fail-over cable.
    C. Install a second NIC card.
    D. Move the architecture from 32-bit to 64-bit.
    C. Install a second NIC card.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  172. A NAS differs from a SAN because NAS:

    A. never uses an IP address for network connectivity
    B. is attached to a local disk controller.
    C. does support multipath I/O.
    D. always uses an IP address to access data.
    D. always uses an IP address to access data.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Turning off non-critical application servers during non-business hours
    B. Replacing traditional racks with water cooled racks
    C. Taking the second power supply out of non-critical servers
    D. Replacing the CAT5 cables with CAT6 cables
    B. Replacing traditional racks with water cooled racks
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  174. 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
    B. Uninstall TCP/IP
    C. Restart the server
    D. Configure netsh settings in case of backup
    A. Notify users
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  175. A data center has had a power outage. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST once the power is restored?

    A. Identify the least critical systems and then power those systems on first.
    B. Retrieve the latest backup tapes for immediate system restore using the GFS rotation.
    C. Identify which systems are the most critical and bring them up by level of importance.
    D. Determine the cause of the power outage and install UPS systems to prevent its reoccurrence.
    C. Identify which systems are the most critical and bring them up by level of importance.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  176. Which of the following backup methods should be used nightly to ensure backups capture all necessary data in the LEAST amount of time?

    A. Normal
    B. Daily
    C. Differential
    D. Incremental
    D. Incremental
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  177. Which of the following types of DNS records enables support for email?

    A. A
    B. PTR
    C. MX
    D. AAAA
    C. MX
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  178. Click on the Exhibit button. Which of the following connectors is image D?

    A. 80 Pin SCSI Connector
    B. 68 Pin SCSI Connector, High Density
    C. 50 Pin SCSI Connector, Low Density
    D. 50 Pin SCSI Connector, High Density
    A. 80 Pin SCSI Connector
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The ports on the switch
    B. Default gateway
    C. Ethernet cable
    D. Port security on the server's switch port
    B. Default gateway
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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.
    B. The temporary server was formatted as NTFS.
    C. The manager is an administrator on the temporary server
    D. The manager is a power user on the temporary server.
    A. The temporary server was formatted as FAT32.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. CPU fan
    B. Heat sink
    C. Case fan
    D. Power supply fan
    A. CPU fan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The spool folder is not on the C drive.
    B. The drivers for the printers are failing.
    C. A network printer was disconnected.
    D. The spool folder is full.
    D. The spool folder is full.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Convert the filesystem to VMFS.
    B. Convert the filesystem to NTFS.
    C. Convert the filesystem to EXT3.
    D. Convert the filesystem to FAT32
    B. Convert the filesystem to NTFS.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  184. A small push button typically found on the inside of a server case is MOST likely used for which of the following purposes?

    A. UID switch
    B. Power switch
    C. Cooling fan switch
    D. Chassis intrusion switch
    D. Chassis intrusion switch
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  185. Which of the following archiving methods only backs up data that has changed since the previous full backup?

    A. Differential
    B. Snapshot
    C. Copy
    D. Incremental
    A. Differential
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. SNA server
    C. Mail server
    D. Web server
    E. Subnet mask
    • 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?

    A. MIB
    B. SNMP
    C. DHCP
    D. WMI
    B. SNMP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  188. Which of the following server types translates NetBIOS names to IP addresses?

    A. FTP
    B. DNS
    C. DHCP
    D. WINS
    D. WINS
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  189. Which of the following is the MOST effective method to restrict staff members from accessing a service on a company server?

    A. Disable accounts for staff members who do not require server access.
    B. Implement anti-virus software on the server.
    C. Implement anti-spam software on the server.
    D. Implement ACLs.
    D. Implement ACLs.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. VLAN tagging
    B. NIC teaming
    C. OSPF
    D. Clustering
    B. NIC teaming
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  191. Which of the following technologies when implemented allows for the GREATEST fault tolerance for memory?

    A. ECC
    B. Memory pairing
    C. RAID
    D. Registered memory
    C. RAID
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Add a faster processor.
    B. Add more disk drives.
    C. Increase the amount of virtual memory.
    D. Add more memory to stop paging to disk.
    D. Add more memory to stop paging to disk.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  193. Which of the following storage tools could be used to initiate the rebuilding of a failed hard drive?

    A. RAID array management
    B. Partitioning management
    C. Monitoring agents
    D. CHKDSK
    A. RAID array management
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  194. Which of the following allows an administrator to recover the MOST data?

    A. Differential backup
    B. System state restore
    C. Incremental backup
    D. System image
    D. System image
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Install fiber cards into the servers and implement a SAN solution.
    B. Attach a USB drive to one of the servers.
    C. Install fiber cards into the servers and add direct attached storage.
    D. Add a NAS to the environment
    D. Add a NAS to the environment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. Verify uninterruptible power supply (UPS) load
    C. Verify if server consumes 220V
    D. Verify if server consumes 110V
    A. Verify CPU load
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  197. Which of the following internal storage devices has the GREATEST storage capacity and is WORM media?

    A. CD-R
    B. DVD-RW
    C. Flash
    D. CD-RW
    A. CD-R
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  198. Which of the following cable types can be used to decrease susceptibility to electronic eavesdropping?

    A. Fiber optic
    B. Thicknet
    C. Coaxial
    D. Fast Ethernet
    A. Fiber optic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  199. Which of the following memory technologies allows for single bit errors to be detected and subsequently fixed?

    A. SDRAM
    B. RAID
    C. CAS
    D. ECC
    D. ECC
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. HBA
    B. SCSI
    C. SATA
    D. iSCSI
    A. HBA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  201. Which of the following would an administrator follow when disposing of equipment for a financial institution?

    A. Escalation procedure regulations
    B. Local laws and regulations
    C. Manufacturer's regulations
    D. Server OEM regulations
    D. Server OEM regulations
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. NX
    B. Hyperthreading
    C. XD
    D. VT
    D. VT
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  203. Which of the following RAID arrays should be used to achieve the BEST fault tolerance?

    A. Four drives with RAID 3
    B. Four drives with RAID 0
    C. Four drives with RAID 10
    D. Four drives with RAID 5
    C. Four drives with RAID 10
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. 3
    C. 5
    D. 2
    A. 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  205. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason that a feature is not available in a virtualized environment?

    A. Multiple types of network cards were used.
    B. Hardware used is not on the HCL.
    C. Internal hard drives were used for storage instead of external hard drives.
    D. The environment is outside of the DMZ.
    A. Multiple types of network cards were used.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  206. Which of the following media types is the MOST durable in harsh environments?

    A. Disk
    B. Tape
    C. Optical
    D. Flash
    D. Flash
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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.
    B. The OS settings are not set properly for Linux support.
    C. The Linux disk is not supported in a Windows environment.
    D. The system needs to boot to Windows first, prior to booting into Linux.
    A. The boot order is set incorrectly in the BIOS.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. One
    B. Three
    C. Four
    D. Two
    B. Three
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  209. Which of the following MOST likely causes problems with SCSI communication?

    A. Low communication latency
    B. Maximum drive capacity is exceeded
    C. Improper termination
    D. Too many SCSI devices on one system
    C. Improper termination
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. RAID 10 with eight 250GB hard drives
    B. RAID 0 with four 250GB hard drives
    C. RAID 5 with five 250GB hard drives
    D. RAID 6 with six 250GB hard drives
    B. RAID 0 with four 250GB hard drives
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The printer driver is not installed on the terminal server.
    B. The printer is not on the HCL.
    C. The user does not have the appropriate permissions to print.
    D. The user is using a PostScript driver.
    D. The user is using a PostScript driver.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  212. Which of the following tools can an administrator use to get a server baseline?

    A. Replication Monitor
    B. Performance Monitor
    C. Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)
    D. System Resource Monitor
    B. Performance Monitor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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:

    A. server operators.
    B. backup operators
    C. account operators.
    D. remote users.
    B. backup operators
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. NIC
    B. PBX
    C. VoIP
    D. HBA
    D. HBA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  216. Which of the following is the MOST important physical consideration when deploying a new server?

    A. Biometrics, fire suppression, and power requirements
    B. Humidity monitors, Biometrics, and fire suppression
    C. Service level agreements, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) deployment, and CCTV
    D. Cooling, rack space, and power requirements
    D. Cooling, rack space, and power requirements
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Verify correct voltages are being supplied.
    B. Use a system board tester to check for compatibility issues.
    C. Use ESD equipment.
    D. Install compatible PCI cards
    C. Use ESD equipment.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Boot into Directory Services Restore Mode
    B. Boot into Last Known Good Configuration.
    C. Reseat the NIC.
    D. Boot into Safe Mode.
    D. Boot into Safe Mode.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  219. When configuring a DHCP server, which of the following can the administrator define for DHCP users? (Select THREE)

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

    A. Payroll
    B. Emergency exits
    C. The test plan
    D. All IT contact numbers
    C. The test plan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Implement preventative measures.
    B. Question other users to make sure they are not having the same issue
    C. Close the issue.
    D. Document the outcome.
    D. Document the outcome.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  222. When adding another server to an existing rack mount system, which of the following should the administrator consider FIRST?

    A. Load on UPS
    B. Rack temperature
    C. Ease of access
    D. Room temperature
    B. Rack temperature
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  223. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 5?

    A. Fault tolerance and failure recovery
    B. Zero configuration and high performance
    C. High performance and fault tolerance
    D. Fault tolerance and zero configuration
    A. Fault tolerance and failure recovery
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  224. Which of the following BEST describes the difference between RAID 5 and RAID 6?

    A. RAID 6 uses a dedicated parity drive and RAID 5 does not.
    B. RAID 5 uses a dedicated parity drive and RAID 6 does not.
    C. RAID 5 uses more parity drives than RAID 6.
    D. RAID 6 uses more parity drives than RAID 5.
    D. RAID 6 uses more parity drives than RAID 5.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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).

    A. Processor failure
    B. Third party memory
    C. Disk drive failure
    D. ESD during the upgrade
    E. Backplane failure
    • B. Third party memory
    • D. ESD during the upgrade
  226. Which of the following is an advantage of a virtualized server environment?

    A. Improved performance for users
    B. Higher administrative complexity
    C. Increased level of security
    D. More effective usage of computing resources
    D. More effective usage of computing resources
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  227. Which of the following is a benefit of NAS over SAN?

    A. Higher data integrity
    B. Increased performance
    C. Lower cost of implementation
    D. Higher redundancy
    C. Lower cost of implementation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  228. Which of the following is the BEST sequence to bare metal restore a server?

    A. Contact end users of outage, restore backup data, and verify data.
    B. Restore OS, restore system applications, and restore data.
    C. Restore applications, restore data, and verify data.
    D. Determine backups available, restore backups, and verify data.
    B. Restore OS, restore system applications, and restore data.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Continue plugging into the central UPS because the actual load supported is actually higher than stated
    B. Plug the servers directly into the power that is not on the UPS.
    C. Add stand alone UPSs for new servers not wired off the central UPS.
    D. Continue plugging into the central UPS, but put the UPS on bypass to avoid load problems.
    C. Add stand alone UPSs for new servers not wired off the central UPS.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Two failed sticks of memory
    B. A failed RAID controller
    C. Two failed drives
    D. Two failed processors
    B. A failed RAID controller
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  231. When implementing a solution to a problem, which of the following is the BEST course of action to take?

    A. Replace all hardware associated with the problem first to eliminate the possibility of hardware and move onto software
    B. Purchase new parts for the system to confirm that they function.
    C. Implement one change at a time, reversing the change if it has not resolved the problem.
    D. Replace all components simultaneously to ensure that the system is functional.
    C. Implement one change at a time, reversing the change if it has not resolved the problem.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  232. Which of the following provides the MOST storage capacity without fault tolerance?

    A. JBOD
    B. RAID 1
    C. SAS
    D. SAT A
    A. JBOD
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  233. Which of the following is the GREATEST environmental concern for a server operating environment?

    A. Temperature
    B. Lighting
    C. Structural columns
    D. Elevation
    A. Temperature
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Move the page file to a free drive.
    B. Remove the page file from system properties
    C. Delete the file.
    D. Add more memory.
    D. Add more memory.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  235. Which of the following can be used to manage a server BIOS remotely? (Select TWO)

    A. Remote desktop software
    B. Dedicated management card
    C. Telnet session
    D. IP KVM
    E. VPN
    • B. Dedicated management card
    • D. IP KVM
  236. A bare metal backup requires which of the following backup methodologies?

    A. Full
    B. Incremental
    C. Database
    D. Differential
    A. Full
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  237. Which of the following protocols would MOST likely be used in the establishment of an IPSec VPN tunnel?

    A. ISAKMP
    B. TKIP
    C. AES
    D. 802.1q
    C. AES
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  238. Which of the following should be kept in uninterruptible power supply (UPS) documentation records? (Select TWO)

    A. Antivirus software version
    B. Battery replacement date
    C. Wire shelving diagram
    D. IP address for network printer
    E. Shutdown delay timing
    • B. 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?

    A. RAID 3
    B. RAID 5
    C. RAID 6
    D. RAID 10
    A. RAID 3
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Press F8 and boot to Directory Services Restore Mode.
    B. Press F8 and boot to Last Known Good Configuration.
    C. Press F8 and boot to Safe Mode.
    D. Reboot the server again.
    A. Press F8 and boot to Directory Services Restore Mode.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  241. All of the following are contained in a server baseline document EXCEPT

    A. number of files.
    B. memory usage.
    C. number of users.
    D. average disk I/O.
    C. number of users.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  242. Which of the following information would be on a system classification list?

    A. Acceptable outage time
    B. Operating system version
    C. IP address
    D. Disk drive size
    A. Acceptable outage time
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  243. Which of the following is the FIRST course of action before implementing a change to a server?

    A. Switch over to the alternate site so users are not affected.
    B. The change should be approved by management.
    C. Survey users to get their response to the potential server change.
    D. Implement RAID so the server does not go offline.
    A. Switch over to the alternate site so users are not affected.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The system memory has different manufacture dates.
    B. The OS does not support more than 1GB of memory.
    C. The server is using memory interleaving
    D. Two of the memory sticks are defective.
    D. Two of the memory sticks are defective.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Root certificate store
    B. Key recovery administrator
    C. Key recovery agent
    D. Trusted root certificate store
    C. Key recovery agent
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  246. Which of the following connects the L2 cache to the processor?

    A. Frontside bus
    B. Backside bus
    C. PCI
    D. System I/O bus
    B. Backside bus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  247. Which of the following is the MOST important step in creating a system classification list?

    A. Consulting with the system manufacturers
    B. Verifying the OS manufacturers
    C. Interviewing system owners
    D. Locating a hosting facility
    B. Verifying the OS manufacturers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  248. Which of the following ensures that air is passed through a server chassis correctly?

    A. Molex connectors
    B. U-size templates
    C. Baffles
    D. Phase changers
    B. U-size templates
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  249. Which of the following is a storage system that can be connected to multiple servers through an iSCSI connection?

    A. DAS
    B. SAN
    C. JBOD
    D. NAS
    B. SAN
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  250. Which of the following technologies can detect and fix single bit memory errors?

    A. Registered memory
    B. SDRAM
    C. ECC
    D. RAID
    C. ECC
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Tape
    B. Optical
    C. Flash
    D. SAN
    A. Tape
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  252. Which of the following is the LEAST intrusive?

    A. Remote management card
    B. Multimeter
    C. Diagnostic LEDs
    D. Firmware update
    C. Diagnostic LEDs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. SCSI backplane
    B. SCSI drives
    C. Motherboard
    D. Memory
    B. SCSI drives
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  254. When disposing of computer equipment, which of the following can present an environmental hazard?

    A. Cat5 cable
    B. Bezel
    C. SATA cable
    D. CRT monitor
    D. CRT monitor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Exchange server first, then the DC server second.
    B. Restart both servers at the same time so the servers are down at the same time.
    C. DC server first, then the Exchange server second.
    D. The order in which the servers are restarted does not matter.
    C. DC server first, then the Exchange server second.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 discovered viruses on the server and removed those virus files.
    B. The update requires a reboot for the files to process correctly.
    C. The update was done incorrectly and now the server needs to be restarted.
    D. The update has quarantined files that are false positives.
    D. The update has quarantined files that are false positives.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  257. Which of the following describes how to calculate the amount of storage in a RAID 5 array?

    A. Number of drives X capacity of the smallest drive
    B. (Number of drives 2) X capacity of the smallest drive
    C. Number of drives X capacity of the largest drive
    D. (Number of drives 1) X capacity of the smallest drive
    A. Number of drives X capacity of the smallest drive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  258. Which of the following is designed to guarantee that once data is written it cannot be modified? (Select TWO)

    A. Flash
    B. DLT4 tapes
    C. CD-R
    D. SDLT tapes
    E. WORM
    • C. 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?

    A. Restart the installation via WDS.
    B. Restart the installation from CD and press F6 to install RAID drivers.
    C. Shut down the server and check that all RAID drives are connected properly.
    D. Go into the BIOS and set all RAID drives to compatibility mode
    B. Restart the installation from CD and press F6 to install RAID drivers.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  260. Which of the following is the BEST support channel for server software and hardware?

    A. Service Level Agreement (SLA)
    B. Online troubleshooting tools
    C. Support forums
    D. Vendor website
    D. Vendor website
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  261. Which of the following is a benefit of RAID 1?

    A. Higher performance
    B. Higher capacity
    C. Multiple failure fault tolerance
    D. Fault tolerance
    D. Fault tolerance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. Reformat the NTFS partition.
    B. Run a check disk on the drive
    C. Recreate the partition that was deleted.
    D. Rewrite the MBR.
    B. Run a check disk on the drive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  263. Which of the following is the EASIEST way to centrally deploy software?

    A. Network share
    B. Optical media
    C. USB
    D. PXE
    A. Network share
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. F7
    B. F6
    C. F8
    D. F9
    C. F8
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  266. Which of the following provides the MOST redundancy for a corporate server network?

    A. Server clustering
    B. Hot site
    C. Disk-to-disk replication
    D. Server-to-server replication
    B. Hot site
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  267. Which of the following is the FIRST thing to consider when designing an email retention policy?

    A. Company policies and guidelines
    B. Mail server and backup capacity
    C. Local laws and industry regulations
    D. Project guidelines given by stakeholders
    C. Local laws and industry regulations
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Update anti-virus, security patches, BIOS software, and then the web software.
    B. The order does not matter, only one change at a time should be done.
    C. Update security patches, BIOS, web software, and then the anti-virus.
    D. Update the web software, security patches, anti-virus, and then the BIOS.
    C. Update security patches, BIOS, web software, and then the anti-virus.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  270. Which of the following expansion cards should be installed into a server to provide fiber channelSAN connectivity?

    A. UAC
    B. HBA
    C. NIC
    D. USB
    B. HBA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  271. Which of the following technologies allows a single physical processor to do the work of multiple processors?

    A. 64-bit processing
    B. Multicore
    C. Hyper-V
    D. Symmetric multi-processing
    C. Hyper-V
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  272. Which of the following BEST describes RAID 1?

    A. Striping with mirroring
    B. Mirroring
    C. Striping
    D. Striping with parity
    B. Mirroring
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  273. Which of the following is the MOST important consideration before making a change to a server?

    A. Review the equipment disposal procedures and policies before implementation.
    B. Explore the ramification of the change before implementation.
    C. Determine the service level agreement in place before implementation.
    D. Notify all staff members of the planned system outage before implementation.
    B. Explore the ramification of the change before implementation.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  274. Which of the following replication methods is MOST fault tolerant?

    A. Hot site
    B. Active/passive clustering at the same site
    C. Disk-to-disk replication in the same server
    D. Warm site
    C. Disk-to-disk replication in the same server
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  275. Which of the following settings is the jumper set to when installing a DVD-RW as the second device on an IDE cable?

    A. ID2
    B. ID0
    C. Cable select
    D. Master
    C. Cable select
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. The SAN is nearing capacity and should be expanded
    B. The other network traffic is causing packet delays in the iSCSI network.
    C. The server power supply is starting to fail and causing the iSCSI NIC to intermittently lose power.
    D. There are too many users attempting to access the iSCSI presented disk.
    B. The other network traffic is causing packet delays in the iSCSI network.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  277. Which of the following are types of biometric devices used in server rooms? (Select TWO)

    A. Mantraps
    B. Fingerprint scanners
    C. CCTV systems
    D. Retina scanner
    E. Proxy card readers
    • B. 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?

    A. DNS entries were not created.
    B. Incorrect default gateway on the server.
    C. WINS server is not responding
    D. DHCP has assigned the wrong addresses.
    B. Incorrect default gateway on the server.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Make changes to the system and document everything once the problem is resolved.
    B. Perform root cause analysis and then test the theory to determine the cause.
    C. Make multiple changes to all affected areas to resolve all potential issues.
    D. Make a change and if the problem is not resolved, reverse the change.
    D. Make a change and if the problem is not resolved, reverse the change.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  281. Which of the following is a way to protect server operating systems from a short term contractor?

    A. Limited logon hours
    B. Mantraps
    C. Rack doors
    D. Biometric devices
    A. Limited logon hours
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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 dynamic.
    B. The disks have been setup as basic.
    C. Windows does not support software RAID 1.
    D. The page file must be at least 4GB to support mirrored drives.
    B. The disks have been setup as basic.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  283. Which of the following is the BEST case scenario for power fault tolerance within a server?

    A. Redundant power supplies with one power supply connected and one power supply as a hot spare.
    B. Redundant power supplies connected via a Y-cable.
    C. Redundant power supplies with each connected to the same power circuit.
    D. Redundant power supplies with each connected to a separate power circuit.
    D. Redundant power supplies with each connected to a separate power circuit.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  284. Which of the following BEST describes a server where several physical server chassis are housed within an enclosure to share some redundant resources?

    A. Blade server
    B. Tower server
    C. Bare metal server
    D. Rack mount server
    A. Blade server
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  285. Which of the following is a reason to implement a local KVM instead of an IP KVM?

    A. Local KVMs allow multiple user access.
    B. Local KVM supports all operating systems.
    C. Higher number of ports on a local KVM.
    D. Local KVMs are more secure.
    D. Local KVMs are more secure.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  286. Which of the following is the BEST place to find information about particular server software?

    A. Vendor website
    B. Driver release notes
    C. Online support channels
    D. HCL
    A. Vendor website
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  287. Which of the following will MOST likely cause major performance issues on an email server?

    A. RAID 0 configuration
    B. Anti-virus software
    C. DHCP server
    D. PBX software
    B. Anti-virus software
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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
    B. net use
    C. route
    D. msconfig
    A. tracert
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  290. Which of the following BEST describes the function of a redundant power supply?

    A. Eliminates a single point of failure
    B. Provides additional diagnostic LEDs
    C. Reduces total cost of ownership
    D. Reduces power consumption
    A. Eliminates a single point of failure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  291. Which of the following servers resolves computer names to IP addresses?

    A. NTP
    B. DHCP
    C. Directory services
    D. DNS
    D. DNS
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. Deploy the service pack to a single department within the corporation.
    B. Submit a change control for the service pack deployment.
    C. Deploy the service pack to a non-critical application server.
    D. Upgrade the system with requirements for that service pack.
    B. Submit a change control for the service pack deployment.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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?

    A. NIC is not in promiscuous mode.
    B. NIC is in promiscuous mode.
    C. Port security is configured.
    D. NIC filtering is enabled.
    A. NIC is not in promiscuous mode.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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Card Set:
serverplus2009
Updated:
2011-05-04 22:44:31
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SK0-003 CompTIA Server+ ( 2009 Edition )
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