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CompTIA SK0-004 CompTIA Server+ Exam Practice Test

Demo: 117 questions
Total 780 questions

CompTIA Server+ Questions and Answers

Question 1

A server administrator has been given the following information from the network team in order to configure IP addresses on a new server:

Network Address: 199.90.10.32/28

The network team also instructed the server administrator to use the LAST usable address on the given network. Which of the following IP address/subnet mask combinations should the server administrator use?

Options:

A.

199.90.10.49, 255.255.255.240

B.

199.90.10.47, 255.255.255.224

C.

199.90.10.47, 255.255.255.240

D.

199.90.10.48, 255.255.255.240

Question 2

A technician performs monthly backups on a file server to a NAS device that can hold 1TB of data. The size of the monthly backups has been as follows:

Month 1 = 50GB

Month 2 = 65GB

Month 3 = 80GB

Starting with Month 1, based on the current rate of growth, in how many months will the NAS run out of available storage space?

Options:

A.

4

B.

5

C.

9

D.

11

Question 3

A server administrator is configuring access control on a file server for an organization. The Human Resources manager is taking a leave of absence for three months, during which time an interim Human Resources manager will take over the duties of the position. Which of the following types of access control should be configured on the file server?

Options:

A.

MAC

B.

CBAC

C.

DAC

D.

RBAC

Question 4

A technician is asked to troubleshoot a hardware alert on a server. The server is up and running and all users can access their data. Which of the following could the technician use to find the failed component? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

LEDs

B.

Dataflow diagram

C.

Power supply tester

D.

LCD messages

E.

Cabling diagram

Question 5

An administrator decides to implement access control techniques to secure a datacenter. Which of the following would be the STRONGEST technique for the administrator to use?

Options:

A.

Multifactor authentication

B.

RFID chip

C.

Cipher locks

D.

Bollards

Question 6

A server administrator is creating a design for a new datacenter. The servers should be configured for maximum availability and also provide caching for user information requests. Which of the following techniques should be used?

Options:

A.

Active/Passive

B.

Round robin

C.

Heartbeat

D.

Active/Active

E.

Passive/Passive

Question 7

Two technicians are asked to install a 6U server at location U25 in a 40U server rack. The rack has been properly stabilized to the floor. Which of the following tools would BEST be used to install the server?

Options:

A.

A static strap.

B.

A server lift.

C.

A PDU.

D.

A UPS.

Question 8

An administrator has been tasked with consolidating six individual servers into one blade enclosure. The administrator completed the task successfully. A week later, all of the blades would not boot properly. Which of the following would MOST likely be causing this issue?

Options:

A.

The blade servers are faulty.

B.

The network module on the blade enclosure is faulty.

C.

The backplane of the enclosure is faulty.

D.

The management modules in the enclosure are faulty.

Question 9

While performing routine testing of a hot standby site located at a remote hosting center, a system administrator is unable to access one of the server operating systems to verify functionality. Which of the following is MOST applicable to access the host?

Options:

A.

KVM over IP

B.

RDP over HTTP

C.

Secure shell

D.

Serial console access

E.

VNC

Question 10

A server technician needs to access a remote Unix server for administration. The technician has requested that ports 23, 25, and 161 be opened on the router. After the ports are opened, the technician is still unable to connect to the Unix server. Which of the following ports should be opened on the server to allow for remote administration?

Options:

A.

TCP 21

B.

TCP 22

C.

UDP 69

D.

TCP 3389

Question 11

Which of the following server types is commonly used for authentication and credential storage?

Options:

A.

File server

B.

Directory server

C.

Web server

D.

DNS server

Question 12

An administrator has been tasked with making recommendations for purchasing new disks for a low I/O file server. Keeping in mind that budget and capacity are the primary concerns, which the following disk types should the administrator recommend?

Options:

A.

SATA

B.

FC

C.

SCSI

D.

SAS

Question 13

Which of the following factors would cause a technician to select a hard drive over an SSD as a primary storage medium?

Options:

A.

Speed

B.

Power consumption

C.

Form factor

D.

Cost

Question 14

A network administrator is tasked to set up zoning for a SAN infrastructure that requires redundancy. Which of the following types of hardware should the administrator implement?

Options:

A.

Multiple VLANs

B.

Multiple host nodes

C.

Multiple HBAs

D.

Multiple routers

Question 15

Which of the following is the number of 7-inch high servers that can be installed in a 42U rack?

Options:

A.

4

B.

5

C.

10

D.

12

Question 16

In a Windows environment, a user is able to access the network folder and open items, but is not able to delete anything. Which of the following folder permissions does the user require?

Options:

A.

Execute

B.

Read

C.

Write

D.

Modify

Question 17

A network administrator installs a new web server and notices that the server was configured with one quad-port NIC. In order to properly provision the hardware resources, how should the NIC be configured?

Options:

A.

Assign at least one IP address to each port

B.

Assign multiple IP addresses to one port

C.

Assign one IP address to the quad-port NIC

D.

Assign a single IP address to all four ports

Question 18

Which of the following protocols is used primarily for monitoring and managing network devices?

Options:

A.

SNMP

B.

SMTP

C.

FTPS

D.

NTP

Question 19

Which of the following is the MOST secure to erase data before disposal of server hard drives?

Options:

A.

Hard wipe

B.

Reformat

C.

Degaussing

D.

Delete partitions

Question 20

A technician is installing a server using a two-channel RAID controller, using RAID1 for the first channel and RAID5 for the second channel. If the technician has six 1TB disks total, how will this configuration look?

Options:

A.

One disk RAID1, five disks RAID5

B.

Two disks RAID1, four disks RAID5

C.

Three disks RAID1, three disks RAID5

D.

Four disks RAID1, two disks RAID5

Question 21

A system administrator notices that there is a low level of available storage space on a file server. Which of the following should be implemented to limit the amount of storage space users can utilize on the file server?

Options:

A.

Disk shadowing

B.

Disk compression

C.

Disk quota

D.

Disk indexing

Question 22

A technician is backing up 10 GB of data on a file server to a 250 GB external USB hard drive. After 4 GB has been backed up, the software generates an error that the size of the backup exceeds the file limit. Which of the following file system types is being used?

Options:

A.

FAT32

B.

NTFS

C.

VMFS

D.

ZFS

Question 23

A technician is tasked with connecting a server to a NAS. Which of the following connection types should be used?

Options:

A.

HBA

B.

Ethernet

C.

Fiber Fabric

D.

Multiplexer

Question 24

Which of the following protocols can be used to query for host, user, and group information for clients?

Options:

A.

LDAP

B.

DNS

C.

DHCP

D.

SNMP

E.

SCP

Question 25

Which of the following ports should be open on a server that provides IP addressing for clients?

Options:

A.

TCP 22

B.

TCP 25

C.

UDP 53

D.

UDP 67

Question 26

When setting up a new Linux server that will require files larger than 2 TB in size, which of the following file system types should be used?

Options:

A.

NTFS

B.

ext2

C.

ext4

D.

FAT32

Question 27

A technician correctly powers off and replaces a cache battery on a RAID controller. When the server is powered back up, it restarts but indicates there are no logical disk volumes found. The server halts. Which of the following components should the technician check FIRST?

Options:

A.

Cache battery

B.

BIOS boot order

C.

Controller cabling

D.

Disk backplane

Question 28

A systems administrator has performed a memory upgrade on a server. The server does not recognize the new memory. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?

Options:

A.

The CPU does not support the upgraded amount of memory

B.

The HDD firmware needs to be updated

C.

The new memory was installed incorrectly

D.

The original memory is defective

Question 29

A server technician is connecting a server directly to a multilayer switch, without MDI-X. Which of the following cables should the server technician use?

Options:

A.

Crossover

B.

Coaxial

C.

Rollover

D.

Straight through

Question 30

A server administrator is bringing a new host online. After the initial OS installation and configuration, the administrator is unable to reach hosts on another subnet. The administrator is able to ping and access other hosts on the same subnet. Which of the following should the administrator check FIRST?

Options:

A.

Default gateway

B.

Netmask

C.

DNS A (AAAA) record

D.

DNS reverse lookup entry

Question 31

In order for a server to fully function as a web server, which of the following default ports should be open? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

22

B.

80

C.

443

D.

445

E.

631

F.

8080

Question 32

A user is unable to save an image file to the home directory on a server. The server technician checks the disk space and ACL on the user’s home directory and finds that the user has enough space and required access to write to the directory. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason why the user is unable to save the file?

Options:

A.

The user is attempting to save a file with a prohibited file extension.

B.

There are too many open files on the server.

C.

The user does not have permission to save files to the server.

D.

The hard drive containing the user’s home directory is failing.

Question 33

An administrator is using IPv4 on all servers. If a new technician installs only IPv6 on a workstation, which of the following servers will the workstation be able to access?

Options:

A.

DHCP server

B.

Domain controller

C.

No servers

D.

DNS server

Question 34

A server administrator is notified of an OS hot fix for a production server. Which of the following BEST represent how the hot fix should be applied? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

The hot fix should be applied after testing in a non-production environment

B.

The hot fix should be applied when it is released from the vendor

C.

The hot fix should be applied after following proper change management procedures

D.

The hot fix should be applied after testing in a production environment

E.

The hot fix should be applied once it has been superseded

Question 35

An administrator is setting up LDAP in the environment to allow directory services authentication and login, and wants to allow secure connection only. Which of the following network ports should be allowed on the internal and external firewalls?

Options:

A.

443

B.

989

C.

3268

D.

3389

Question 36

A technician needs to install an OS patch on a virtual server. Which of the following backup types should the technician perform prior to the patch installation that will allow the server to be restored the FASTEST?

Options:

A.

Snapshot

B.

Incremental

C.

Differential

D.

Full

Question 37

A user accidentally deleted a critical file. A technician tries to restore it from tape backup but receives an error that the file does not exist on the tape. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST?

Options:

A.

Verify that the correct tape is in the tape drive.

B.

Re-index the tape library.

C.

Schedule a differential backup to run now.

D.

Update the tape drive firmware.

Question 38

A systems administrator creates a new file server. Before the users can access the server, which of the following must be done FIRST?

Options:

A.

Set up an iSCSI target

B.

Configure WWN on the SAN

C.

Join domain/directory

D.

Disable the firewall

Question 39

Employees working for a company were harmed by toxic fumes during a fire. To prevent this from reoccurring, which of the following cable types is SAFEST to use?

Options:

A.

CAT6 cables

B.

Plenum cables

C.

Fiber cables

D.

Coaxial cables

Question 40

A server with a number of graphics cards installed was recently upgraded with additional graphics cards. Once the server is started, the system powers off unexpectedly. Prior to the upgrade, the server was stable and exhibited no odd behavior. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?

Options:

A.

The card device drivers are out of date and need to be updated.

B.

The power supply cannot handle the additional power for the new cards.

C.

The operating system does not recognize the new cards.

D.

The cards are not compatible with the other server hardware.

Question 41

An existing server has three 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA drives and five empty drive bays. The network manager orders three 2 TB 5400 RPM SAS drives. The technician installs them properly, but when attempting to provision the drives, a message displays “Type mismatch”. Which of the following is the reason for this error message?

Options:

A.

There is a firmware mismatch on the hard drives

B.

the drives must be from the same manufacturer

C.

The drive sizes must match

D.

The SATA and SAS drives cannot be mixed

Question 42

The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) allows:

Options:

A.

the ability to boot from larger than 2GB disks.

B.

CPU-dependent architecture and drivers.

C.

a non-modular design.

D.

no network capability in the current release.

Question 43

A new file server is added to an existing network. Some users are able to connect to this server, while others are not. A partial network configuration on the server shows the following:

Link local: fe80::3000:aff:dea6:f8c/64

Which of the following BEST explains why some users cannot connect to the server?

Options:

A.

The users' workstations are configured to use DHCP.

B.

The users' workstations do not support IPv6.

C.

The users' workstations are not on the same network as the server.

D.

The user's workstations are configured with an incorrect subnet mask.

Question 44

An email administrator is tasked to set up a Linux mail server. One of the requirements is to close all ports except SSH, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP4. Which of the following commands should be used to see which ports are currently open on the email server? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

lsof

B.

netstat

C.

ipconfig

D.

traceroute

E.

ping

F.

dig

Question 45

Immediately following a BIOS firmware update, a server detects an overheat condition and shuts down after five minutes. Which of the following should the systems administrator do FIRST?

Options:

A.

Ensure the system fans are running

B.

Disconnect the server’s power and restore the backup ROM

C.

Run the hardware manufacturer’s onboard diagnostics

D.

Reapply thermal paste to the CPUs and heat sinks

Question 46

Which of the following virtual network settings should be used if the IP addresses of the host is to be shared with the virtual machine?

Options:

A.

NAT

B.

Bridged

C.

Host-only

D.

Custom virtual network

Question 47

A systems administrator wants to run a report that will analyze a network’s server performance at a specific point in time. Which of the following documents would be the best practice to create?

Options:

A.

Business impact analysis

B.

Network analysis

C.

Server baseline analysis

D.

network security analysis

Question 48

A technician is setting up a server with a RAID 1 array for the boot partition and a RAID 5 array for the data partition. Which of the following is the MINIMUM number of disks needed to implement these partitions?

Options:

A.

4

B.

5

C.

6

D.

7

Question 49

A system administrator needs to directly control a server that has no network connectivity. Which of the following should be used to accomplish this?

Options:

A.

SSH

B.

KVM

C.

RDP

D.

iLO/iDRAC

Question 50

A technician has traveled to a company's alternate site to assess current operations of the network infrastructure. Following the assessment, the technician has informed management that everything is operational, with all applications and data mirrored. Which of the following types of site does the company have?

Options:

A.

Warm site

B.

Cold site

C.

Hot site

D.

Standby site

Question 51

A system administrator is tasked with dividing the network so that each department is separate from the other. Which of the following should be used to accomplish this task?

Options:

A.

VLAN

B.

VPN

C.

VNC

D.

VM

Question 52

A server administrator is implementing disk redundancy in all database servers. Which of the following RAID configurations should the administrator use so that a MINIMUM number of disks are required?

Options:

A.

RAID 0

B.

RAID 1

C.

RAID 5

D.

RAID 6

Question 53

An administrator needs to perform a backup of all servers for an upcoming disaster recovery exercise at a company cold site. Which of the following types of backup should be performed?

Options:

A.

Snapshot

B.

Incremental

C.

Differential

D.

Full

Question 54

A technician wants to implement a grandfather-father-son tape rotation policy. Which of the following implements this backup strategy?

Options:

A.

Assign a different set of tapes for daily, weekly, and monthly backups.

B.

Use a different set of tapes for every two, four, and eight days.

C.

Designate a different set of tapes for odd-day and even-day backups.

D.

Use a queue to rotate tapes based on the age and usage of the tape.

Question 55

A network administrator is tasked to block all outbound SSH connections on the default port from a network subnet of 10.152.8.0/21 on a Linux based firewall. Which of the following rule sets would accomplish this task?

Options:

A.

iptables -i OUTPUT -d 10.152.8.0/21 -p TCP --dport 22 -j REJECT

B.

iptables -i OUTPUT -d 10.152.8.0/21 -p TCP --dport 23 -j REJECT

C.

iptables -i OUTPUT -d 10.152.8.0/21 -p TCP --dport 22 -j ACCEPT

D.

iptables -i OUTPUT -d 10.152.8.0/21 -p TCP --dport 23 -j ACCEPT

Question 56

A server technician is performing a server installation. This server must be able to resolve host names for users running a variety of client operating systems. At a minimum, which of the following services should be enabled on the new server? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

NAT

B.

DNS

C.

LDAP

D.

WINS

E.

SNMP

F.

DHCP

Question 57

A network administrator is installing additional devices on the network. Currently, the network segment is utilizing all allocated IP addresses. If there are additional addresses available, which of the following would be BEST for the network administrator to perform to accommodate the new network devices?

Options:

A.

Create a new DHCP scope for the network segment in question.

B.

Configure the DHCP server for IPv6.

C.

Configure the network to use NAT for the network segment in question.

D.

Increase the size of the DHCP scope for the network segment in question.

Question 58

Network devices between two firewalls are included in which of the following?

Options:

A.

VPN

B.

SAN

C.

VLAN

D.

DMZ

Question 59

A server technician needs to connect two servers with gigabit NICs without MDI-X in order to transfer files between them and is unable to locate a switch with gigabit ports. Which of the following types of cables would allow the technician to connect the servers to obtain the FASTEST transfer rate possible?

Options:

A.

Rollover cables

B.

CAT6 crossover cables

C.

CAT6 straight-through cables

D.

CAT5 straight-through cables

Question 60

Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing a type 2 hypervisor to manage guests?

Options:

A.

The administration of the guest OS is significantly less complex.

B.

There is reduced resource overhead since there is no OS layer.

C.

A type 2 hypervisor offers increased performance over a type 1 hypervisor.

D.

There is increased hardware support since there is an OS layer.

Question 61

Which of the following protocols is considered stateless and utilizes TCP when communicating between a server and client?

Options:

A.

IMAP

B.

SMTP

C.

HTTP

D.

SSH

Question 62

Which of the following allows virtual machines to share the NIC of the host?

Options:

A.

Virtual LANs

B.

NAT

C.

Bridging

D.

Virtual NICs

Question 63

The IT director instructed the systems administrator to build a server to support the accounting department's file growth. The IT director requested that the accounting users have the ability to encrypt their files; however, the accounting users have reported the inability to encrypt their files. Which of the following file system types is MOST likely causing this issue?

Options:

A.

QFS

B.

ZFS

C.

FAT32

D.

CIFS

E.

ext4

Question 64

When attempting to diagnose service access issues between multiple hosts that coordinate information, which of the following can be used to track dependencies?

Options:

A.

Dataflow diagrams

B.

Architecture diagrams

C.

Baseline documentation

D.

Service manuals

Question 65

An administrator is securing a secure web server by disabling ports. After completing this process, clients cannot access the secure web server. The administrator should now go back and verify whether which of the following ports is enabled?

Options:

A.

23

B.

389

C.

443

D.

445

Question 66

A technician is troubleshooting a Linux server and wants to inspect the free disk space on the /dev/sda partition of the system. Which of the following command line tools should the administrator run to view available disk space on the partition?

Options:

A.

dd

B.

du

C.

ls

D.

df

Question 67

Which of the following protocols can be used to perform configuration management on a remote server using the MOST secure methods? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

SMTP

B.

DHCP

C.

RDP

D.

SSH

E.

TELNET

F.

DNS

Question 68

A server administrator wants to isolate a SAN hosted LUN to be visible to only a single host. Which of the following methodologies would be used to present the LUN to only that host?

Options:

A.

LUN masking

B.

LUN ID assignment

C.

Port mapping

D.

Port zoning

Question 69

Clients cannot connect to the network. A technician determines that port 68 is not open. Which of the following protocols is being blocked?

Options:

A.

POP3

B.

DNS

C.

LDAP

D.

DHCP

Question 70

A technician needs to add a processor to a server. Which of the following specifications should the technician examine? (Select THREE).

Options:

A.

Bus multiplier

B.

Processor speed

C.

Socket type

D.

Processor stepping

E.

L3 cache size

F.

Thermal specifications

Question 71

Which of the following involves finding and correcting the MOST important reason for performance issues?

Options:

A.

Root cause analysis

B.

Replicating the problem

C.

Defining preventative action

D.

Theory of probable cause

Question 72

A server's runtime during power outages is too short to shut down properly. A system technician is asked to remediate the problem. Which of the following would be the result of adding additional batteries to the UPS?

Options:

A.

Increased load balancing

B.

Extended uptime

C.

Greater efficiency

D.

Increased power output

Question 73

Which of the following will allow devices to be added without turning the server off?

Options:

A.

Plug and Play

B.

Warm site

C.

Hot plug

D.

Hot site

Question 74

A server administrator is deploying a new database server and wishes to maximize the number of IOPS. Which of the following disk types would BEST accomplish this goal?

Options:

A.

500 GB SATA SSD drives

B.

600 GB 15000 rpm SAS drives

C.

800 GB 10000 rpm SAS drives

D.

1 TB 7200 rpm SATA drives

Question 75

When disposing of computer equipment, which of the following can present an environmental hazard?

Options:

A.

Bezel

B.

SATA cable

C.

Cat5 cable

D.

CRT monitor

Question 76

A security incident occurs that requires a systems administrator to take an image of a user’s workstation hard drive. Which of the following should be taken at the time the system image is generated and retained through the file of the investigation to assure files have not been modified since?

Options:

A.

A checksum hash of the drive image or files

B.

Copies of the system logs at specific intervals

C.

A snapshot of the file system

D.

The user’s credentials and permissions

Question 77

A technician is selecting a UPS to use with a blade enclosure containing five blades with room for an additional seven blades. The blade enclosure is currently consuming 2500W of power, and each additional blade will need 200W of power. Assuming runtime to be less than a minute, which of the following is the MINIMUM amount of UPS wattage needed for the blade enclosure with all blades installed?

Options:

A.

3500W

B.

4000W

C.

4500W

D.

5000W

Question 78

A server is having problems accessing its presented storage on a SAN. Which of the following could be causing the problem? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

NIC

B.

HBA

C.

Tape backup drive

D.

SCSI adapter

E.

CPU

Question 79

Which of the following components is required to connect multiple servers to a SAN?

Options:

A.

Router

B.

HBA

C.

RAID controller

D.

Fiber switch

Question 80

A server administrator recently upgraded a three-year-old server by replacing the old CPU and memory with a new CPU and memory. After the upgrade, the server regularly generates CPU and memory errors; however, the server is working. The administrator has confirmed the new CPU and memory are not faulty. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this problem?

Options:

A.

Bad motherboard

B.

Outdated BIOS and firmware

C.

Outdated RAID controller

D.

Bad memory and CPU chipset

Question 81

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?

Options:

A.

Continue plugging into the central UPS, but put the UPS on bypass to avoid load problems.

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 because the actual load supported is actually higher than stated.

Question 82

When installing processors with mixed stepping levels in a server, which of the following guidelines must be followed? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

The processors must have different frequencies set to operate.

B.

The processor with the highest feature set must be the bootstrap processor.

C.

The processors must have different cache sizes set to operate.

D.

The processors must have the same cache size set.

E.

The processor with the lowest feature set must be the bootstrap processor.

Question 83

Which of the following default port numbers need to be open on a firewall for a mail server to successfully send and receive mail? (Choose three.)

Options:

A.

22

B.

25

C.

53

D.

80

E.

110

F.

143

G.

161

Question 84

A server technician is notified that Linux web services are no longer accessible. The technician is at a remote site only has access to a Windows workstation. Which of the following should the technician use to remotely restart the web services?

Options:

A.

Connect to the server using SSH

B.

Connect to the server using RDP

C.

Connect to the server using SCP

D.

Connect to the server using FTPS

Question 85

Which of the following can limit cabling mistakes?

Options:

A.

Proper labeling

B.

Asset management

C.

Keeping good vendor logs

D.

Keeping up-to-date repair logs

Question 86

A user cannot save a 2 GB file to a file server. A technician determines that permissions are correct and the file system has 10 MB of available space for new files. The technician wants to enable compression as a short-term fix. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST?

Options:

A.

Free enough disk space to hold the largest file’s uncompressed size

B.

Decrease the amount of system CPU and memory requirements

C.

Encrypt the file system on the server

D.

Install at least enough memory to hold the largest file’s uncompressed size

Question 87

Which of the following must be configured on printers so that the server can properly monitor details on page counts?

Options:

A.

WMI

B.

DHCP

C.

SNMP

D.

MIB

Question 88

A systems administrator is troubleshooting a server that will not turn on. The LED lights are not blinking, and no status light indicators are available. The administrator has checked the PDU and UPS to verify proper functionality. Which of the following components is the MOST likely cause of this problem?

Options:

A.

NIC failure

B.

Memory failure

C.

CPU failure

D.

Power supply failure

Question 89

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

Options:

A.

Riser cards

B.

Water cooling

C.

Shroud

D.

Baffle

E.

Heat sinks

Question 90

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?

Options:

A.

Check the backplane cabling.

B.

Check the server BIOS.

C.

Update the RAID controller firmware.

D.

Install the latest hard drive firmware.

Question 91

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?

Options:

A.

Establish a new theory of probable cause.

B.

Reverse the change.

C.

Implement the next logical change.

D.

Perform a root cause analysis.

Question 92

Which of the following BEST describes RAID 0?

Options:

A.

Striping with parity

B.

Striping with mirroring

C.

Mirroring

D.

Striping

Question 93

Which of the following interfaces in Windows server can be used to add a new volume for storage? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

Computer Management

B.

System Properties

C.

Device Manager

D.

Disk Management

E.

My Computer

Question 94

Which of the following BEST describes a benefit of RAID 0?

Options:

A.

High fault tolerance

B.

Ease of failure recovery

C.

High performance

D.

No configuration

Question 95

Which of the following security measures would be MOST effective in a datacenter that experiences frequent power surges and spikes? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Security guards

B.

Numeric keypads

C.

Biometrics

D.

Access lists

E.

RFID chips

Question 96

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?

Options:

A.

Implement preventative measures.

B.

Close the issue.

C.

Document the outcome.

D.

Other users to make sure they are not having the same issue.

Question 97

A technician is wiring up a new rack. Which of the following is the appropriate place for the power cord to wire this rack correctly?

Options:

A.

One power supply from each server should go to differing PDUs

B.

Each PDU should be plugged into a separate UPS

C.

Each UPS should be plugged into a different circuit

D.

Nothing should be plugged into the wall other than the UPSs

Question 98

Which of the following types of network cable would be BEST to attach to a high-performance server?

Options:

A.

Twisted pair

B.

Coaxial

C.

Fiber

D.

Crossover

Question 99

During monthly security scans, a new server is found on the network. It is determined the server is QUESTION NO: is listening on the following TCP ports: 25, 80, 110, 443, and 587. Which of the following roles is this server MOST likely fulfilling?

Options:

A.

Web server

B.

Database server

C.

Mail server

D.

Directory server

Question 100

An L6-30 plug is considered:

Options:

A.

a twist lock.

B.

a Molex.

C.

three-phase.

D.

an Edison.

Question 101

Which of the following multifactor authentication methods does the smart card satisfy?

Options:

A.

Something you have

B.

Something you know

C.

Something you are

D.

Something you look like

Question 102

A technician added a new mail relay server to the network. During testing, the server fails to forward mail.

Which of the following firewall ports should the technician check?

Options:

A.

25

B.

80

C.

110

D.

443

Question 103

A systems administrator received an alert from the central monitoring tool indicating /var/mail/logs on a

Linux system is running out of disk space. Before troubleshooting the issue, the administrator needs to verify

the total disk space available on the volume. Which of the following commands would allow the administrator to

gather the required information?

Options:

A.

df

B.

ls

C.

fsutil

D.

du

Question 104

Which of the following is a benefit of performing asset management?

Options:

A.

Inventory of items for support and warranty

B.

Inventory of the labor and time to fix issues

C.

Inventory of the number of employees

D.

Inventory of system logs

Question 105

In terms of security, which of the following comprises « something you have » ?

Options:

A.

ID card

B.

user ID

C.

Password

D.

Retina scan

Question 106

After security settings were applied, an application will no longer start on a server. However, users are still able

to access the server remotely. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the issue?

Options:

A.

A necessary service was disabled

B.

Port security was tripped

C.

The application was uninstalled

D.

The DNS settings were changed

Question 107

A network technician is replacing a failed drive in a RAID 5 array. Over time, access to the volumes in the array has slowed down. The technician wants to increase the speed of the RAID array and chooses to replace the 10000rpm SAS drive with a low-latency SSD drive. Which of the following is the problem with this solution?

Options:

A.

SSD drives cannot be used in RAID arrays

B.

Performance will not be increased

C.

SAS drives are faster due to their high spindle speed

D.

All the drives in the RAID array must be replaced simultaneously

Question 108

A database server is configured with the database files residing on a separate partition to meet vendor

recommendations. The following schedule is used for system backup:

Full backup Saturday at 12:00 a.m.

Differential backup daily Sunday through Friday at 12:00 a.m.

Database backups daily at 12:00 a.m.

New data is loaded into the database on Monday night, and OS patches are installed on Tuesday night. On

Wednesday, it is discovered that the data loaded into the database on Monday is corrupted, and the database

needs to be restored from Sunday’s backup.

Which of the following backup types would BEST allow restoration of the database without affecting the OS

patches installed on Tuesday?

Options:

A.

Restore the differential backup from Tuesday

B.

Restore the server from Saturday’s full backup

C.

Restore the server from Tuesday’s snapshot

D.

Restore the database backup from Monday

Question 109

Which of the following server types can be configured and joined to the existing network as a read-only server for user account verification to external websites?

Options:

A.

Syslog server

B.

Web server

C.

Directory server

D.

Messaging server

Question 110

Two servers were stolen from a small business with limited physical security. Which of the following are the

BEST methods to prevent physical security breaches of the server room? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Store important data off site

B.

Place servers in a rack or cabinet with a lock

C.

Set up card-reader access to secure the server room

D.

Move the servers to a different location

E.

Install cameras in the building

Question 111

An administrator is sizing a new server that will run a 1TB database. One of the processor options is the size of the L2 cache. The administrator picks the processor with the least amount of L2 cache. Which of the following is an outcome of this selection?

Options:

A.

The processor will be faster with a lower L2 cache, speeding up database access times.

B.

The database will be slower because of a lower amount of cache hits.

C.

Database access does not rely on cache, so there will be no difference in performance.

D.

The cost of the processor will be higher.

Question 112

After installing the operating system on a new server, which of the following best practices should be completed before joining the server to the domain? (Choose two.)

Options:

A.

Create a configuration and performance baseline

B.

Give the server a non-standard hostname so it is not recognized

C.

Install all roles and applications that may be needed

D.

Ensure all latest security patches are installed

E.

Detach network cables and ensure power is on redundant PDUs

Question 113

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?

Options:

A.

SATA

B.

iSCSI

C.

SCSI

D.

HBA

Question 114

As a best practice, which of the following should be performed before placing a server on a network?

Options:

A.

Secure the disk

B.

Secure the server rack

C.

Harden the OS

D.

Install the application

Question 115

A technician has a server that requires 120V at 5A. Which of the following is the number of watts the server

consumes?

Options:

A.

24W

B.

60W

C.

115W

D.

600W

Question 116

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

Options:

A.

Add additional RAM to the users PC

B.

Troubleshoot the users PC

C.

Add additional RAM to the server

D.

Add additional hard drive space to the server

Question 117

A server administrator is trying to prevent database administrators from installing programs or making

administrative changes to the server. Which of the following should the administrator do to prevent

administrative changes on the server?

Options:

A.

Enable a policy to require user credentials when making administrative changes

B.

Enable alerts to send a message when someone tries to make changes

C.

Enable database administrators to log activities in the system logs

D.

Enable privileged access auditing in the system logs

Demo: 117 questions
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