SK0-004 CompTIA Server+ Certification Practice Exam Set 3

A technician has finished installing the operating system on a new server and needs to provide IP addressing information. The server will be connected to the DMZ network. Devices on the network use a default gateway address of 192.168.55.1. Which of the following is a valid IP address for a server in the DMZ network?




Options are :

  • 192.168.55.255, NETMASK 255.255.255.0
  • 192.168.55.5, NETMASK 255.255.255.128 IP: (Correct)
  • 192.168.55.155, NETMASK 255.255.255.128 IP:
  • IP: 192.168.55.1, NETMASK 255.255.255.0 IP

Answer : 192.168.55.5, NETMASK 255.255.255.128 IP:

A customer reports that connectivity to their web server has been sporadic throughout the morning. An administrator has applied OS patches periodically throughout the morning and rebooted the server. Which of the following has the administrator MOST likely violated?



Options are :

  • Mean time to repair
  • Service level agreement (Correct)
  • Request for proposal
  • Mean time before failure

Answer : Service level agreement

A server technician in a datacenter configures a daemon to monitor the battery health in a UPS. Over a two day time period, the daemon generates a warning message. Which of the following represents the FIRST action that should be taken by the server technician?



Options are :

  • Immediately replace the UPS batteries
  • Immediately replace the UPS with a new UP
  • Perform a test on the UPS batteries (Correct)
  • Move the servers connected to the UPS to another existing UPS

Answer : Perform a test on the UPS batteries

A server administrator is researching the purchase of SSD for a server. The administrator receivesa report from the datacenter technician detailing current storage requirements and future growthplanning estimates as follows:ServerA: Current-15TB-Future-50% growthServerB: Current-20TB-Future-80% growthBased on this report, which of the following represents the MINIMUM storage requirementsneeded?




Options are :

  • ServerA-18TB, ServerB-24TB
  • ServerA-22TB, ServerB-22TB
  • ServerA-23TB, ServerB-36TB (Correct)
  • ServerA-25TB, ServerB-40TB

Answer : ServerA-23TB, ServerB-36TB

A company has recently had sensitive data stolen by a contractor who plugged a flash drive into a server. Which of the following is the BEST method to prevent future occurrences?



Options are :

  • Restrict usage of flash drives in company policy
  • Implement a BIOS password on all the servers
  • Disable any unused physical ports until needed (Correct)
  • Install chassis locks on all the servers

Answer : Disable any unused physical ports until needed

A system administrator needs to install an operating system onto a new server in a remote
location using PXE. Which of the following methods will BEST accomplish this?



Options are :

  • RDP
  • SSH
  • HTTP
  • TFTP (Correct)

Answer : TFTP

Which of the following is the height of 1U of space in a server rack?



Options are :

  • 1.75 inches (4.4 cm) (Correct)
  • 3 inches (7.6 cm)
  • 2 inches (5.1 cm)
  • 1.5 inches (3.8 cm)

Answer : 1.75 inches (4.4 cm)

Which of the following server types translates FQDNs to IP addresses?



Options are :

  • DHCP
  • SMTP
  • DNS (Correct)
  • FTP

Answer : DNS

An emergency power off accidentally occurs in a datacenter during a fire alarm test. On recovery, the server administrator notices that an external storage array is performing consistency checks on all the volumes configured in the array. Which of the following components of the storage array has MOST likely failed or faulted?



Options are :

  • Battery backed cache (Correct)
  • Cold spare drive
  • Redundant controller
  • Cache memory modules

Answer : Battery backed cache

A server technician is replacing a web server in an organization. The new server has two
integrated NICs. Which of the following describes how the NICs should be configured for fault
protection?




Options are :

  • The NICs should be placed into a team with one MAC address. (Correct)
  • The NICs should be configured separately with one MAC address.
  • The NICs should be configured separately with two MAC addresses.
  • The NICs should be placed into a team with two MAC addresses.

Answer : The NICs should be placed into a team with one MAC address.

Which of the following is the purpose of an NTP server?


Options are :

  • For file sharing and collaboration
  • For hosting instant messaging applications
  • For hosting newsgroups
  • For synchronizing clocks on network devices (Correct)

Answer : For synchronizing clocks on network devices

Which of the following is the MOST redundant power solution?



Options are :

  • Two power supplies, each hooked up to separate 1-phase circuits. (Correct)
  • Two power supplies, each hooked up to the same 1-phase circuit.
  • One power supply hooked up to two 1-phase circuits.
  • Two power supplies, each hooked up to individual legs of one 3-phase circuit.

Answer : Two power supplies, each hooked up to separate 1-phase circuits.

Which of the following is an example of the principle of least privilege and is the MOST secure when granting access to a shared network drive used by the Accounting department?



Options are :

  • Grant modify permissions to the Accounting department and deny NTFS permissions to all other users
  • Grant appropriate permissions to only users in the Accounting department for both the share and NTFS (Correct)
  • Grant the Accounting department full control for the share and appropriate NTFS permissions
  • Grant all users full control permissions for the share only

Answer : Grant appropriate permissions to only users in the Accounting department for both the share and NTFS

A system administrator has decided to create several VMs for a company. In which of the following
locations would each of the VMs reside?




Options are :

  • Guest
  • VPN
  • VNC
  • Host (Correct)

Answer : Host

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?



Options are :

  • NAT
  • DHCP
  • DNS (Correct)
  • SNMP
  • WINS
  • LDAP

Answer : DNS

An administrator needs to reconfigure a Linux serverís operating system. Which of the following
tools can the administrator use to access a command shell over the network? (Select TWO)
.



Options are :

  • Connect with FTP
  • Connect with RDP
  • Connect with SSH (Correct)
  • Connect with BASH
  • Connect with VNC

Answer : Connect with SSH

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 are :

  • RDP
  • KVM (Correct)
  • SSH
  • iLO/iDRAC

Answer : KVM

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 are :

  • RAID 1 (Correct)
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 0

Answer : RAID 1

A technician is tasked to build a server requiring the fastest possible performance. Which of the
following would achieve this requirement?




Options are :

  • 10,000 RPM SATA
  • SSD (Correct)
  • 15,000 RPM SAS
  • USB

Answer : SSD

A server unexpectedly shut down as a result of overheating. An alert was sent to theadministrator's email address but the administrator was away from the workstation when the alert arrived. Which of the following would have been a more effective method for sending the alert notification?




Options are :

  • Telephone calls
  • SMS messages (Correct)
  • Console notifications
  • Broadcast messages

Answer : SMS messages

A technician is asked to install an additional NIC in a server. Which of the following hardware
considerations would be BEST for the technician to make?




Options are :

  • CPU stepping
  • Bus type and speed (Correct)
  • Power consumption
  • CAS latency

Answer : Bus type and speed

A system administrator is asked to set up several physical file servers that have recently crashed due to a power failure. Which of the following documents should the administrator refer to in order to complete this task?



Options are :

  • Dataflow diagram
  • Server configuration documentation (Correct)
  • Asset management documentation
  • Network diagram

Answer : Server configuration documentation

A server administrator is configuring a new server for an organization. The server will function as a firewall and proxy server, as well as provide NAT services for other devices on the network. Which of the following BEST describes how the network hardware on the server should be configured?








Options are :

  • The server should have at least two NICs: one configured with an IP address on the inside network, and one with an IP address on the outside network. (Correct)
  • The server requires only one NIC, as the NIC can be configured with two IP addresses: one for the inside network segment, and one for the outside network segment.
  • The server should have at least two NICs: each NIC should be configured with an IP address on the same network segment.
  • The server requires at least three NICs: one configured with an IP address for the intranet clients, one with an IP address on the inside network, and one with an IP address on the outside network.

Answer : The server should have at least two NICs: one configured with an IP address on the inside network, and one with an IP address on the outside network.

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



Options are :

  • VLAN
  • SAN
  • DMZ (Correct)
  • VPN

Answer : DMZ

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



Options are :

  • Baseline documentation
  • Dataflow diagrams (Correct)
  • Service manuals
  • Architecture diagrams

Answer : Dataflow diagrams

A technician needs to install additional memory in a server to help resolve performance issues.Which of the following should the technician do FIRST?



Options are :

  • Install the additional memory.
  • Update system firmware.
  • Follow change management procedures. (Correct)
  • Perform an impact analysis.

Answer : Follow change management procedures.

A technician is installing an operating system on a server using source files on a USB storage
device. The technician is unable to boot to the USB device using different USB ports on the
server. Which of the following should the technician do to ensure that the operating system can be
installed from the USB storage?




Options are :

  • Reconfigure the boot order (Correct)
  • Install the latest USB device drivers
  • Update the BIOS firmware
  • Copy the source files to a CD

Answer : Reconfigure the boot order

An administrator is tasked with deploying a server in a telephone switching station. Which of the
following voltages will MOST likely be available at the facility?

C


Options are :

  • -48VDC (Correct)
  • 120VDC
  • 220VAC
  • 440VA

Answer : -48VDC

A certain rack mounted blade server chassis needs 3-phase power for operation. There is
currently only single-phase power coming into the room. The administrator needs to:



Options are :

  • use a single-phase UPS to power the 3-phase server.
  • use an adapter to configure the server to use single-phase power.
  • call an electrician to see if 3-phase power can be brought into the room. (Correct)
  • call an electrician to wire the single-phase power into 3-phase power.

Answer : call an electrician to see if 3-phase power can be brought into the room.

A technician is called upon to add storage to a database server. The database administrator needs the maximum performance for accessing many small files. Which of the following specifications should the technician focus on when selecting the drive to add to the server?



Options are :

  • Bus bandwidth
  • Capacity
  • Form factor
  • Seek time (Correct)

Answer : Seek time

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