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: 184.108.40.206/28
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?
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?
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?
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).
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
Which of the following server types is commonly used for authentication and credential storage?
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?
Which of the following factors would cause a technician to select a hard drive over an SSD as a primary storage medium?
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?
Which of the following is the number of 7-inch high servers that can be installed in a 42U rack?
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?
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?
Which of the following protocols is used primarily for monitoring and managing network devices?
Which of the following is the MOST secure to erase data before disposal of server hard drives?
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?
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?
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?
A technician is tasked with connecting a server to a NAS. Which of the following connection types should be used?
Which of the following protocols can be used to query for host, user, and group information for clients?
Which of the following ports should be open on a server that provides IP addressing for clients?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
In order for a server to fully function as a web server, which of the following default ports should be open? (Select TWO).
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?
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?
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.)
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?
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?
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?
A systems administrator creates a new file server. Before the users can access the server, which of the following must be done FIRST?
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?
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?
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?
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) allows:
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?
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.)
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?
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?
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?
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?
A system administrator needs to directly control a server that has no network connectivity. Which of the following should be used to accomplish this?
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?
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?
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?
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?
A technician wants to implement a grandfather-father-son tape rotation policy. Which of the following implements this backup strategy?
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?
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).
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?
Network devices between two firewalls are included in which of the following?
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?
Which of the following is a benefit of utilizing a type 2 hypervisor to manage guests?
Which of the following protocols is considered stateless and utilizes TCP when communicating between a server and client?
Which of the following allows virtual machines to share the NIC of the host?
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?
When attempting to diagnose service access issues between multiple hosts that coordinate information, which of the following can be used to track dependencies?
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?
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?
Which of the following protocols can be used to perform configuration management on a remote server using the MOST secure methods? (Select TWO).
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?
Clients cannot connect to the network. A technician determines that port 68 is not open. Which of the following protocols is being blocked?
A technician needs to add a processor to a server. Which of the following specifications should the technician examine? (Select THREE).
Which of the following involves finding and correcting the MOST important reason for performance issues?
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?
Which of the following will allow devices to be added without turning the server off?
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?
When disposing of computer equipment, which of the following can present an environmental hazard?
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?
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?
A server is having problems accessing its presented storage on a SAN. Which of the following could be causing the problem? (Select TWO).
Which of the following components is required to connect multiple servers to a SAN?
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?
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?
When installing processors with mixed stepping levels in a server, which of the following guidelines must be followed? (Select TWO).
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.)
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?
Which of the following can limit cabling mistakes?
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?
Which of the following must be configured on printers so that the server can properly monitor details on page counts?
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?
Which of the following assists with airflow in a server? (Select TWO).
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?
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?
Which of the following BEST describes RAID 0?
Which of the following interfaces in Windows server can be used to add a new volume for storage? (Select TWO).
Which of the following BEST describes a benefit of RAID 0?
Which of the following security measures would be MOST effective in a datacenter that experiences frequent power surges and spikes? (Choose two.)
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 technician is wiring up a new rack. Which of the following is the appropriate place for the power cord to wire this rack correctly?
Which of the following types of network cable would be BEST to attach to a high-performance server?
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?
An L6-30 plug is considered:
Which of the following multifactor authentication methods does the smart card satisfy?
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?
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?
Which of the following is a benefit of performing asset management?
In terms of security, which of the following comprises « something you have » ?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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.)
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?
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.)
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?
As a best practice, which of the following should be performed before placing a server on a network?
A technician has a server that requires 120V at 5A. Which of the following is the number of watts the server
A user is reporting that access to a file server is much slower than it has been. The system administrator completes a test of the server using a system monitoring tool and compares it to the previously taken baseline. The comparison shows that there are no significant changes in the use of system resources. Which of the following actions should be taken to resolve this users problem?
A 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?