SK0-004 CompTIA Server+ Certification Practice Exam Set 8

An administrator has been tasked with making recommendations for purchasing disks that will
support a transactional database where performance is of greatest concern and budget is
secondary. Which the following disk types should the administrator recommend?



Options are :

  • iSCSI
  • SATA
  • SAS (Correct)
  • FC

Answer : SAS

A new version of the primary OS used by a company has been released. Due to some significant changes in the OS, a system administrator wants to see which remotely accessible services are enabled by default to access the security risk prior to upgrading to the new version. Which of the following utilities should the administrator use?



Options are :

  • Packet sniffer
  • Telnet client
  • Cipher program
  • Port scanner (Correct)

Answer : Port scanner

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




Options are :

  • The card device drivers are out of date and need to be updated.
  • The power supply cannot handle the additional power for the new cards. (Correct)
  • The cards are not compatible with the other server hardware.
  • The operating system does not recognize the new cards.

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

Users on multiple network segments report that they are unable to retrieve email from a server.
Which of the following commands will allow a server technician to ensure that the email service is
running on the server
?



Options are :

  • ipconfig
  • nbtstat
  • netsta (Correct)
  • ifconfig

Answer : netsta

Swap space or page file is reserved on the:



Options are :

  • memory.
  • motherboard.
  • CPU
  • hard disk. (Correct)

Answer : hard disk.

A system technician is tasked with destroying several hard drives that contain PII. Which of the
following would be the BEST method for disposing of the drives?




Options are :

  • Complete a hard wipe.
  • Delete the partition table.
  • Perform a soft wipe.
  • Shred the hard drives. (Correct)

Answer : Shred the hard drives.

Which of the following server types stores the list of network usernames and passwords required
for authentication?




Options are :

  • File server
  • SNMP
  • Directory (Correct)
  • DHCP

Answer : Directory

A server repeatedly crashes with a BSOD when running an application that uses a high amount ofsystem resources. Which of the following hardware components MOST likely needs to be checked by a technician?



Options are :

  • Memory (Correct)
  • Hard drive
  • RAID controller
  • CPU

Answer : Memory

A system administrator is tasked to set up a file server. The file server must be able to support access control lists and logging for auditing purposes. To meet these requirements, with which of the following file system types should the administrator format the file system?




Options are :

  • CIFS
  • SMB
  • VMFS
  • NTFS (Correct)

Answer : NTFS

A server technician is tasked to replace a RAID controller battery on a server. The servertechnician has no prior experience replacing a RAID controller battery. Which of the followingshould the server technician do to obtain the required knowledge or procedures to replace the battery?


Review software specifications

Review architecture diagrams

Review service manuals

Review service logs


Options are :

  • Review service manuals (Correct)
  • Review software specifications
  • Review architecture diagrams
  • Review service logs

Answer : Review service manuals

A system administrator is concerned with employees connecting removable storage to the server to copy sensitive data. Which of the following solutions addresses this concern?



Options are :

  • Disable WOL
  • Disable TPM
  • Disable physical ports (Correct)
  • Disable write access

Answer : Disable physical ports

A server has a faulty hard drive, and the administrator needs to replace the hard drive while it is. The server needs to support which of the following drives?




Options are :

  • Hot spare
  • USB
  • SAS
  • Hot swappable (Correct)
  • Firewire

Answer : Hot swappable

A technician is configuring switches with SFP ports on multiple floors in a building. A switch on the first floor must be connected to a switch on the second floor for trunking VLAN traffic. Which of the following would be the MOST appropriate cable type for the technician to use?



Options are :

  • CAT5e rollover
  • Multimode fiber (Correct)
  • CAT6 straight through
  • Coaxial cable

Answer : Multimode fiber

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 are :

  • Assign at least one IP address to each port (Correct)
  • Assign multiple IP addresses to one port
  • Assign a single IP address to all four ports
  • Assign one IP address to the quad-port NIc

Answer : Assign at least one IP address to each port

A server has been assigned a role of mail server. Which of the following services will be installed as a result of this selection?



Options are :

  • SMTP (Correct)
  • SNMP
  • SFTP
  • TCP
  • DHCP

Answer : SMTP

An administrator needs to create two websites. One website must only be used by internal users
and the other website must be a corporate website accessible externally by customers. Which of
the following website types is needed?




Options are :

  • Extranet for users and intranet for customers
  • Intranet for users and extranet for customers (Correct)
  • Internet for users and extranet for customers
  • Extranet for users and extranet for customers

Answer : Intranet for users and extranet for customers

Which of the following graphically depicts the movement of information within a system?



Options are :

  • Dataflow diagram (Correct)
  • Network diagram
  • Architectural diagram
  • Site survey diagram

Answer : Dataflow diagram

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 are :

  • Write
  • Modify (Correct)
  • Read
  • Execute

Answer : Modify

A technician is tasked with providing network-based high availability to a pair of identical web servers. Which of the following minimum server NIC configurations fulfills these requirements?



Options are :

  • One physical NIC per server: each NIC configured with the same MAC and IP address.
  • . Two physical NICs per server: one NIC for network traffic, and one for web traffic.
  • One physical NIC per server: each individual NIC configured for network load balancing (Correct)
  • Two physical NICs per server: one NIC configured for multicast and one for broadcast .

Answer : One physical NIC per server: each individual NIC configured for network load balancing

A technician troubleshooting a mail server determines that the server is low on available hard drivespace and needs an additional hard drive installed. The server will need to be offline for thehardware installation. Which of the following troubleshooting steps should the technician do NEXT?




Options are :

  • Collect additional information.
  • Document findings, actions, and outcomes.
  • Notify impacted users of the scheduled maintenance. (Correct)
  • Implement one change at a time.

Answer : Notify impacted users of the scheduled maintenance.

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




Options are :

  • SCP
  • DHCP
  • LDAP (Correct)
  • DNS
  • SNMP

Answer : LDAP

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 are :

  • ZFS
  • VMFS
  • FAT32 (Correct)
  • NTFS

Answer : FAT32

A number of users are indicating that access to a network file server is responding very slowly when reading or writing to the share. The server administrator notes that a drive has failed in a four-disk RAID 5 array. The array is running in a degraded state because no hot spare was configured. After replacing the failed disk, which of the following steps would be BEST to take to
prevent slow response after a drive failure?




Options are :

  • Add an additional hard drive, and convert the volume to a RAID 6 configuration. (Correct)
  • Add a drive to the array, and configure it as a cold spare.
  • Add a drive to the array, but do not configure it as a hot spare.
  • Add an additional hard drive, and convert the volume to a RAID 10 configuration.

Answer : Add an additional hard drive, and convert the volume to a RAID 6 configuration.

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



Options are :

  • SMTP
  • FTPS
  • NTP
  • SNMP (Correct)

Answer : SNMP

A technician needs to install six blade servers. Which of the following MUST a technician install
along with the blades?




Options are :

  • Blade rail kits
  • Blade enclosure (Correct)
  • Blade station
  • Blade shelves

Answer : Blade enclosure

A system administrator has a database server that crashes at random times. No changes have been made to either the server's software or hardware. Which of the following is the FIRST step the administrator should take towards resolving this issue?



Options are :

  • Perform a root cause analysis.
  • Identify the problem and scope. (Correct)
  • Document the findings.
  • Establish an action plan.

Answer : Identify the problem and scope.

A server in a small company functions as a print server. Suddenly it stops sending print jobs to the printers. A technician verifies that the printers are working correctly. Additionally, the print spooler had been restarted and is running on the server, it is accessible from workstations, and it shows as being ready to accept print jobs. Which of the following has MOST likely caused the print server to stop processing print jobs?



Options are :

  • The server's hard drive is out of space (Correct)
  • The server needs pooling enabled.
  • The server needs an updated print driver.
  • The print quota has been exceeded.

Answer : The server's hard drive is out of space

After successfully authenticating to a remote server, a server administrator is presented with aninteractive command line with no graphical interface. Which of the following protocols did the MOST likely use to securely connect to the remote server?

 


Options are :

  • FTP
  • Bash
  • Telnet
  • SSH (Correct)

Answer : SSH

A system administrator has just performed a backup. Which of the following should the administrator perform to easily identify the backup tape?



Options are :

  • Place the tape in the rack
  • Update the site log
  • Mount the tape in the drive
  • Label the tape (Correct)

Answer : Label the tape

A system administrator is tasked to enable authentication on a web server's login page. One of the
requirements for the web server is to encrypt authenticated sessions over HTTP protocol for all
static HTML pages. Using the information supplied, which of the following default port numbers
should be used to satisfy these requirements?


Options are :

  • 8080
  • 53
  • 443 (Correct)
  • 143

Answer : 443

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