SK0-004 CompTIA Server+ Certification Practice Exam Set 9

A user reports that a script \\Server\Share\Runme.bat, which is run on a daily basis, cannot be
accessed. Which of the following is the FIRST step to take in resolving this issue?



Options are :

  • Ping the serve (Correct)
  • Verify the workstation IP address.
  • Check the network cable.
  • Ping the gateway.

Answer : Ping the serve

A host server in a small business environment does not have virtual switching configured. The NIC
on a guest is configured with an IP address that is on a different subnet from the host server.
Which of the following would MOST likely happen in this case?




Options are :

  • The guest will have network access to the host server.
  • The guest would have network access to everything but the host.
  • The guest will not have network access to the host or network resources. (Correct)
  • The guest would have access to all network resources

Answer : The guest will not have network access to the host or network resources.

In authentication, which of the following represents something you have?



Options are :

  • PIN
  • Password
  • Token (Correct)
  • Fingerprint

Answer : Token

A datacenter is in a geologically active area and has no earthquake abatement installed. Which ofthe following drive types is BEST for general server use?




Options are :

  • Solid state drives (Correct)
  • High RPM drives
  • Low RPM drives
  • USB drives

Answer : Solid state drives

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 are :

  • Disk quota (Correct)
  • Disk shadowing
  • Disk compression
  • Disk indexing

Answer : Disk quota

The logs on a server in a datacenter indicate that the server unexpectedly shut down minutes afterthe night cleaning crew started their shift. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for the shut down?




Options are :

  • A hard disk on the server failed.
  • A power surge occurred. (Correct)
  • The CPU on the server overheated.
  • A memory module on the server failed

Answer : A power surge occurred.

In a PKI, which of the following represents the top level of a certificate authority?



Options are :

  • Intermediate CA
  • Subordinate CA
  • Root CA (Correct)
  • Delegated CA

Answer : Root CA

After a migration to a new server, users report that they are unable to save files to their homedirectories. A check of the permissions on the home directories indicate that the permissions are set as follows:Group: r--

Other: r-xA server administrator verifies the correct user and group ownership of the home directories. of the following will MOST likely resolve the issue?




Options are :

  • Add the x permission for the group.
  • Remove the r permission for the group.
  • Remove the x permission for other.
  • Add the w permission for the users. (Correct)

Answer : Add the w permission for the users.

Which of the following is a reason to have a remote cold site readily available in case of a disaster
in the primary datacenter?



Options are :

  • . It provides a company with a redundant location that mirrors the primary datacenter hardware and data.
  • It provides a company with a redundant location that mirrors the primary datacenter hardware but requires no data restoration.
  • It provides a company with a backup location to install the necessary equipment to restore critical services. (Correct)
  • It provides a company with a backup location equipped with resources necessary for immediate restoration of critical services

Answer : It provides a company with a backup location to install the necessary equipment to restore critical services.

A system administrator is tasked to setup a database server with failover clustering feature
enabled. One of the requirements is to have one database running at all times with data being
synchronized and replicated to the idle database in case the primary database server fails. Both
servers will be monitored by a witness on a LUN. Which of the following cluster techniques should
be implemented to meet these requirements?



Options are :

  • Active/Passive (Correct)
  • Passive/Passive
  • Active/Active
  • Shared Multiple Quorum
  • Single Local Quorum

Answer : Active/Passive

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 are :

  • Multifactor authentication (Correct)
  • Cipher locks
  • RFID chip
  • Bollards

Answer : Multifactor authentication

A mission critical server has faulted with a dead 66 MHz 3.3V PCI-X network interface card. The system administrator has been directed to get the server functional as soon as possible, even if it is connected with less bandwidth. There are no onsite spare cards available and the vendor does not expect to have the parts for at least a week. Which of the following immediately available NICs could be substituted instead?



Options are :

  • 33 MHz 3.3V PCI (Correct)
  • 533 MHz 5V PCI-X
  • 66 MHz 5V PCI
  • 266 MHzx 3.3V PCI-X

Answer : 33 MHz 3.3V PCI

A company is being audited by its operating system vendor. The company needs to report thenumber of operating systems in use, the versions of the operating systems, and the product keys. Which of the following will be MOST helpful in passing the audit?




Options are :

  • Asset management documentation (Correct)
  • Change management
  • Server baselines
  • logs Service manuals

Answer : Asset management documentation

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 are :

  • Multiple host nodes
  • Multiple routers
  • Multiple HBAs (Correct)
  • Multiple VLANs

Answer : Multiple HBAs

A technician is tasked with creating a test system containing non-critical data. The technician has
limited hardware, but needs maximum performance. Which of the following RAID levels should the
technician use?



Options are :

  • 10
  • 1
  • 5
  • 0 (Correct)

Answer : 0

A technician reads a hardware manufacturer's blog indicating a critical firmware update is
available for the company's file server. Which of the following is the BEST course of action?




Options are :

  • Download the firmware update and run it on the company's file server immediately.
  • Download the firmware update and test it on a non-production server. (Correct)
  • . Download the firmware update and test it on a VM.
  • Download and install a firmware update from a centralized server

Answer : Download the firmware update and test it on a non-production server.

A technician is tasked with creating a test system containing non-critical data. The technician has
limited hardware, but needs maximum performance. Which of the following RAID levels should the
technician use?



Options are :

  • 5
  • 1
  • 10
  • 0 (Correct)

Answer : 0

An administrator was tasked to enforce disk quotas on the Windows file server. The administrator
allocated 1GB of space to each user. A month later, the users were still able to save beyond 1GB.
Which of the following check boxes should have been selected?



Options are :

  • Enable compression
  • Deny access if limit is reached (Correct)
  • Prohibit read/write if limit is reached
  • Log an event if disk space is reached

Answer : Deny access if limit is reached

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


Hard wipe



Options are :

  • Hard wipe
  • Delete partitions
  • Reformat
  • Degaussing (Correct)

Answer : Degaussing

Which of the following is the MOST complex way to directly reduce heat for computing components?




Options are :

  • Directed airflow with baffles
  • Liquid cooling units (Correct)
  • Integrated high RPM fans
  • Hot aisle/cold aisle

Answer : Liquid cooling units

A user is unable to save a new presentation to the network U:\ drive. The error message indicates
that there is no available space. Other users in the department are not experiencing any problems
saving to the U:\ drive. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this issue?


Options are :

  • The user does not have permissions to use the U:\ drive. (Correct)
  • The user's local drive is out of space.
  • user's disk quota has been exceeded on the U:\drive. .
  • The user does not have the U:\ drive mapped.

Answer : The user does not have permissions to use the U:\ drive.

A company has 700 servers installed in 50 server racks in the datacenter. The Chief TechnologyOfficer issued a memorandum to the IT department with a directive to reduce power and coolingconsumptions by 50% in the datacenters. Which of the following should the system administratorsrecommend?




Options are :

  • Implement hot aisle / cold aisle
  • Implement 208V 3-phase servers
  • Replace each server with a blade server
  • Virtualize the servers in the datacenter (Correct)

Answer : Virtualize the servers in the datacenter

Users in the accounting department report that they are unable to access a shared network driveused by all departments. Upon troubleshooting, a technician determines that three users in themarketing department, two in sales, five in human resources, and ten in IT are all successfullyaccessing the shared network drive. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the issue?



Options are :

  • Incorrect NTFS group permissions (Correct)
  • Excessive page filing on server
  • Corrupt user profiles
  • The share is unsecured

Answer : Incorrect NTFS group permissions

Which of the following is the MOST energy efficient way of powering equipment within a datacenter with a large UPS battery bank?
.


Options are :

  • 48V DC (Correct)
  • 120V single-phase
  • 480V 3-phase
  • 240VAC 3-phase .

Answer : 48V DC

A server is giving a fault code indicating that a RAM chip is producing errors and should be replaced. According to best practices, which of the following is the proper sequence of steps to replace the faulty module?



Options are :

  • Attach ESD protection, baseline configuration, open server case, replace module, close server case
  • Open server case, replace module, attach ESD protection, close server case, baseline configuration
  • Open server case, baseline configuration, attach ESD protection, replace module, close server case
  • Attach ESD protection, open server case, replace module, close server case, baseline configuration (Correct)

Answer : Attach ESD protection, open server case, replace module, close server case, baseline configuration

Which of the following server types requires the LARGEST amount of available hard drive space?


Options are :

  • Directory server
  • Remote access server
  • Print server
  • Database server (Correct)

Answer : Database server

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