ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 3

Which of the following Intel® Server Boards supports the Intel® AXXRMM3? 


Options are :

  • Intel® Server Board S3420GPV
  • Intel® Server Board S3420GPLC
  • Intel® Server Board S3420GPRX
  • Intel® Server Board S3420GPLX

Answer : Intel® Server Board S3420GPLX

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 4

A system administrator wants to update the firmware on AXX6DRV3GR but receives a message “ERROR 005. Update failure”. Which of the following statements could be the reason for this message? 


Options are :

  • The SGPIO cable is not connected.
  • The IPMB cable is not connected
  • The incorrect firmware was chosen.
  • The SES cable is not connected.

Answer : The IPMB cable is not connected

Which of the following memory types provide the maximum amount of memory for the Intel® Server Board S3420GPLX? 


Options are :

  • LRDIMM
  • RDIMM
  • UDIMM
  • FBDIMM

Answer : RDIMM

A customer wants to buy the Intel® Modular Server System MFSYS35 with four compute modules, one management module (MFCMM), two Ethernet Switch Modules (AXXSW1GB), two Storage Compute Modules (AXXSCM3S), and six hard drives. Which solution is MOST preferred for this configuration?   


Options are :

  • Three Power Modules (Non-Redundant Power) or Four Power Modules (Redundant Power)
  • Two Power Modules (Non-Redundant Power) or Three Power Modules (Redundant Power)
  • Two Power Modules (Non-Redundant Power) or Two Power Modules (Redundant Power)
  • NONE
  • Three Power Modules (Non-Redundant Power) or Three Power Modules (Redundant Power)

Answer : Three Power Modules (Non-Redundant Power) or Four Power Modules (Redundant Power)

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 5

Which of the following Intel® Server System(s) can support up to 36 DIMMS? 


Options are :

  • None
  • Intel® Server System SR2612UR
  • Intel® Server System SR1670HV
  • Intel® Server System SR1690WB
  • Intel® Server System SR1680MV

Answer : Intel® Server System SR1680MV

A standard System Event Log record contains: 

Byte 1-2: Record ID

Byte 3: Record Type

Byte 4-7: Timestamp

Byte 8-9: Generator ID

Byte 10: Event Format Revision

Byte 11: Sensor Type

Byte 12: Sensor Number

Byte 13: Event Direction / Type

Byte 14: Event Data 1

Byte 15: Event Data 2

Byte 16: Event Data 3 


Options are :

  • True
  • False

Answer : True

After initial integration a system based on Intel® Xeon® X5650 does not respond after power-on. The system powers-on but there are no beep codes and the screen is blank. Which of the following steps should be FIRST in this case? 


Options are :

  • Do a clear CMOS operation
  • Try another Intel® Xeon® X5650 processor
  • Try the Intel® Xeon® 5500 family processor
  • Try another motherboard

Answer : Try the Intel® Xeon® 5500 family processor

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 6

Which of the following boards are supported in Intel® Server Chassis SR1695? 


Options are :

  • Intel® Server Board S5520UR and Intel® Server Board S3420GPLX
  • Intel® Server Board S5520HC and Intel® Server Board S3420GPLC
  • Intel® Server Board S5500WB and Intel® Server Board S3420GPRX
  • Intel® Server Board S5500HCV and Intel® Server Board S3420GPV

Answer : Intel® Server Board S5500WB and Intel® Server Board S3420GPRX

Which of the following are REQUIRED to be able to mix SAS and SATA drives in the Intel® Modular Server System MFSYS25? (Select TWO).

A. AXXTM3SATA converters must be installed in every drive bay which will contain a SATA disk or an SSD.

B. The Storage Control Management (SCM) firmware must be at a minimum of 3.02.

C. SAS and SATA drives must be based on the same drive vendor, firmware, and RPM.

D. The system firmware must be at a minimum of United Firmware Update (UFU) 5.0.

E. The system does not support mixing SAS drives and SSDs, or SAS drives and SATA drives. 


Options are :

  • A,B
  • B,E
  • C,D
  • A,D

Answer : A,D

Which of the following management module(s) are supported on the Intel® Server System SR1640TH?   


Options are :

  • Intel® Remote Management Module 2
  • Intel® Remote Management Module 2 Lite-V module
  • Intel® Remote Management Module 3 Lite-V module
  • Intel® Remote Management Module 3

Answer : Intel® Remote Management Module 3 Lite-V module

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 7

Which of the following tools can be used to read the System Event Log, to be found in the Baseboard Management Controller of most Intel Servers? (Select THREE).

A. IDA

B. SYSCFG

C. SELViewer

D. FRU SDR

E. SysInfo Tool

F. Intel® Active System Console 


Options are :

  • C,E,F
  • A,B,C
  • C,D,E
  • A,C,D

Answer : C,E,F

Which of the following products is the BEST fit for high-density CPU requirements? 


Options are :

  • Intel® Server System SR1630BC
  • Intel® Server System SR1670HV
  • Intel® Server System SR1690WB
  • Intel® Server System SR2625UR

Answer : Intel® Server System SR1670HV

Which of the following is the maximum capacity of a RAID 5 array (i.e. disk space where N = the number of disks)?   


Options are :

  • The total of all disk space
  • N -1
  • ½ the total of all disk space
  • N -2

Answer : N -1

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 8

All of the following features are supported by Intel® Server Board S5520SC EXCEPT: 


Options are :

  • Onboard BMC
  • Cross fire
  • SLI.
  • QPI.

Answer : SLI.

A customer has an Intel® Server System SR2625UR based on two Intel® Xeon® E5530 processors. The customer tries to power on a virtual machine in Microsoft Hyper-V Manager but gets an error: “The virtual machine could not be started because the hypervisor is not running. Verify that the processor of the physical computer has a supported version of hardware-assisted virtualisation”. Which of the following statements explains this case? 


Options are :

  • Hypervisor reinstallation is required
  • Intel® Xeon® 5530 processor does not support virtualisation technology
  • The BIOS firmware version of the system is less than 48.
  • Intel® Virtualisation Technology is disabled in BIOS

Answer : Intel® Virtualisation Technology is disabled in BIOS

System Firmware Update Package for IDA, OFU, EFI, WinPE CANNOT be used for BIOS/BMC/FRUSDR update by:   


Options are :

  • startup.nsh” under the embedded EFI shell.
  • WinPE_x86.bat” or “WinPE_X64.bat” under Windows* Preboot Execution Environment (WinPE).
  • flashupdt –u” by OFU for Windows or Linux
  • Startup.bat from the dos command line.

Answer : Startup.bat from the dos command line.

From the following list, when might a customer find Intel® Active System Console helpful? 


Options are :

  • To ensure all drivers are up to date
  • To identify the cause of a blinking status LED
  • To update the BIOS, BMC, and FRU SDR for the server
  • To analyse the operating system event logs

Answer : To identify the cause of a blinking status LED

A system administrator has an Intel® Server System SC5650BC and wants to build a RAID 5 volume using the onboard ESRT RAID solution . The administrator:   


Options are :

  • should install AXXRAKSW5.
  • should install AXXRAKSAS2.
  • cannot complete this build because there is no ESRT in S5500BC.
  • should just create the RAID volume

Answer : should install AXXRAKSW5.

All of the following are supported by Intel® Server Board S5500BC EXCEPT:   


Options are :

  • Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series.
  • PCIe Gen2 x8.
  • 6 Gbps SATA port.
  • EFI BIOS.

Answer : 6 Gbps SATA port.

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 1

Which of the following hardware management features can be supported on the Intel® Server Board S3420GPLX that is not supported on the Intel® Server Board S3420GPLC? 


Options are :

  • Software Raid 5 Management key
  • The Intel® RMM3
  • The Intel® Chassis Management Module
  • The Intel® Trusted Platform Module

Answer : The Intel® RMM3

Which of the following processor families are supported in the Intel® Server Board WX58BP motherboard? (Select THREE).

A. Intel® Xeon® 3500

B. Intel® Core™ i7

C. Intel® Core™ 2 Duo

D. Intel® Pentium® D

E. Intel® Xeon® 3600 


Options are :

  • C,D,E
  • B,C,D
  • A,B,C
  • A,B,E

Answer : A,B,E

How many memory channels are supported on the Intel® Server system SR1640TH?   


Options are :

  • Three channels per processor
  • None
  • Four channels per processor
  • Two channels per processor
  • One channel per processor

Answer : Two channels per processor

An Intel® Workstation Board SC5650SCWS has been assembled and powered on; however, the status LED on the front panel blinks amber coloured which means a non-critical alert has occurred. Which of the following might be the BEST way to find the reason for this alert? 


Options are :

  • View the SEL log
  • View POST LED code and look for it in TPS.
  • Listen to beep code and look for it in TPS
  • Look up ERROR MANAGER in the BIOS.

Answer : View the SEL log

A customer wants to buy an Intel® server system in a 1U rack chassis for a web server with Intel Intelligent Power Node Manager support. Which of the following systems support this feature? 


Options are :

  • The Intel® Server System P4304BTLSHCN
  • The Intel® Server System R1304BTSSFAN
  • The Intel® Server System P4304BTSSFCN
  • The Intel® Server System R1304BTLSHBN

Answer : The Intel® Server System R1304BTLSHBN

Which of the following Intel® Server Chassis support a redundant power supply configuration? 


Options are :

  • Intel® Server Chassis SC5600LX
  • Intel® Server Chassis SC5650DP
  • Intel® Server Chassis SC5299UP
  • Intel® Server Chassis SC5650WS

Answer : Intel® Server Chassis SC5600LX

Which of the following RAID modes is not fault tolerant, meaning that if a drive fails the data is no longer complete or available? 


Options are :

  • 10
  • 0
  • 5
  • 6

Answer : 0

The BMC System Event Log usually contains two types of information, Assertion and Deassertion. Assertion means an event is triggered and de-assertion means the status has recovered and the event has been withdrawn. 


Options are :

  • True
  • False

Answer : True

Intel® Deployment Assistant 3.6 contains new features – including Multi-Server Cloning. This can be used by System Integrators to clone one configuration image to multiple other servers which have the same Hardware. Which of the following is NOT able to deliver an image to other servers? 


Options are :

  • IDA can store bootable image to a USB key for manual load.
  • IDA configuration can be pushed to a target server with Microsoft System Center Essential SCE2007.
  • IDA configuration image can be delivered by Windows 2008 deployment server (WDS)
  • IDA image can be delivered by PXE server

Answer : IDA configuration can be pushed to a target server with Microsoft System Center Essential SCE2007.

Which of the following Operating Systems are officially supported by Intel® Active System Console 4.x? (Select FIVE).

A. Ubuntu 10.10

B. Free BSD

C. RHEL 4

D. Windows 2008

E. RHEL 5

F. SuSE 11

G. CentOS 5

H. Windows 7 


Options are :

  • D,E,F,G,H
  • A,B,C,D,E
  • C,D,E,F,H
  • A,C,D,E,G

Answer : C,D,E,F,H

Which of the following can trigger an Intel® Active System Console email alert from a server? (Select THREE). 

A. The server chassis intrusion switch is enabled.

B. The HDD free space goes lower than 75%.

C. The server cooling fan(s) stop.

D. A duplicate IP address is registered on the network.

E. The Operating System service fails to start IASC. 


Options are :

  • A,C,D
  • A,B,C
  • C,D,E
  • B,C,D

Answer : A,B,C

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