ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 5

Which of the following documents and tools would a technician use to help determine the correct parts necessary to build an Intel server? (Select TWO).

A. Quick Start Guide

B. Configuration Guide

C. Intel Server Configurator Tool (SCT)

D. Product Change Notification (PCN)

E. Technical Product Specification (TPS) 


Options are :

  • C,D
  • A,B
  • B,C
  • D,E

Answer : B,C

Where does the Intel® Modular Server store its storage configuration information? 


Options are :

  • In the flash EEPROM of each individual component.
  • On the flash EEPROM in the Chassis Management Modules.
  • On the SD card that plugs into the chassis mid-plane.
  • On a small section of the hard drives installed in the system

Answer : On a small section of the hard drives installed in the system

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 6

A customer calls and says that a server has suffered a stop error, and intermittently fails to boot. Which of the following is the preferred FIRST step to take? 


Options are :

  • Connect to the remote management module if present.
  • Connect to the SEL via the DPC CLI.
  • Ask the customer to return the server.
  • Start a remote desktop session to the server
  • Ask the customer to reseat the memory.

Answer : Connect to the remote management module if present.

Which is the LARGEST capacity single UDIMM that is supported in the Intel® Server Board S3420GPV? 


Options are :

  • 16GB
  • 4GB
  • 8 GB
  • 2GB

Answer : 4GB

Which of the following is the method for using ‘Instant Secure Erase’ with the Full Disk Encryption Premium Feature Key?   


Options are :

  • A new encryption key is written
  • The on-board encryption key is overwritten
  • The disk-drive magnet poles are reversed
  • Zeros are written to all sectors of the disk drive

Answer : The on-board encryption key is overwritten

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 7

On an Intel® Server Board S5520HC, which of the following is the MAXIMUM possible memory speed that can be reached when the system is configured with 12 DIMMs and 2 Intel® Xeon® Processors X5560?   


Options are :

  • 1333 MHz
  • 1066 MHz
  • 1600 MHz
  • 800 MHz

Answer : 1066 MHz

The Intel® Server Board S5520UR has two different headers through which front panel signals can be routed. Which of the following documents would a server technician use to identify the pinout of each header?   


Options are :

  • The Service Guide
  • The Quick Start Guide
  • The Technical Product Specification
  • The Spare Parts and Configuration Guide

Answer : The Technical Product Specification

A customer has a system based on an Intel® Workstation Board S5520SC, with 2 Intel® Xeon® Processors X5670 and 12x DDR3 ECC RDIMMs populated. The system is reporting memory failures on DIMM A1. The company’s Specialist swaps this DIMM with a known working one, and the error remains on DIMM slot A1. Next the Specialist replaces the processor and motherboard, and the error still persists on the same slot. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error? 


Options are :

  • There is a motherboard standoff installed in the wrong position.
  • The power supply is supplying an incorrect voltage on the 1.5V line
  • There is an issue with the operating system.
  • The chassis has not been earthed properly.

Answer : There is a motherboard standoff installed in the wrong position.

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 8

Which of the following is a direct benefit of the Intel® AES-NI technology in the Intel® Xeon® 5600 Series Processors? 


Options are :

  • Increased encryption and decryption performance
  • Provides an age
  • Advanced-Memory Configuration-Memory RAS and Performance Configuration
  • Advanced-PCI Configuration
  • Advanced-Processor Configuration

Answer : Advanced-Memory Configuration-Memory RAS and Performance Configuration

A customer requests a 2-socket server to host a number of virtual machines. The customer requires that the server configuration be validated by both Intel and a specific VMM vendor. Which of the following tools or programs would be MOST suitable in delivering these requirements? 


Options are :

  • Intel® Cluster Ready
  • Intel® Rapid Deployment Toolkit
  • Intel® Deployment Assistant
  • Intel® ESAA Programme

Answer : Intel® ESAA Programme

The Intel® Modular Server system integrates storage, computing, and networking in one system. Which of the following statements are correct about the Intel® Modular Server System? (Select FOUR).

A. Can simultaneously support Intel® Xeon® Processor 5000, 5100, 5200, 5300, 5400, 5500 and 5600 Series in the same chassis

B. Supports either 24 x 2.5” hard drives, or 12 x 3.5” hard drives

C. Will be available to purchase beyond 2014

D. Can be fully monitored using Intel® Active System Console E. Includes Active-Active redundant storage controllers

F. Is listed in the VMWare* hardware compatibility list, for use with ESX* 3.5, 4.0 and 4.1, and ESXi* 4.0 and 4.1

G. Supports Redundant Ethernet Switches, Storage controllers and Management Modules 


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C,E,F

Intel® Deployment Assistant is designed to simplify the setup and configuration of Intel® Server Products. Which of the following features are included with Intel® Deployment Assistant? (Select THREE).

A. Server cloning

B. Cross-compatibility with a wide range of Intel architecture based server products

C. Single interface for configuring system BIOS, management, and RAID settings

D. Memory and storage sizing guidance by application type

E. Unattended operating system installation 


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C,E

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 1

A company has the following requirements for their new server system: 

- 1U rack form factor

- 4 x hard drives in a RAID 6 configuration

- 4 x Gigabit Ethernet ports

- Ability to remotely power the server on and off

- 2 x Intel® Xeon® Processor X5650

Which of the following configurations is the MOST suitable for these requirements?   


Options are :

  • Intel® Server System SR2625URLXR, AXXRAKSAS2, AXXMINIDIMM512, AXX10GBIOMOD
  • Intel® Server System SR1695GPRX, AXXRMMLITE, AXXROMBSASMR
  • Intel® Server System SR1625URSASR, AXXRAKSAS2, AXXRMM3, AXXMINIDIMM512, AXXGBIOMOD
  • Intel® Server System SR1695WBR, AXXGBIOMOD, AXXRMM3

Answer : Intel® Server System SR1625URSASR, AXXRAKSAS2, AXXRMM3, AXXMINIDIMM512, AXXGBIOMOD

A customer has asked an Intel® Server Specialist to provide them with a 2-socket 2U rack mount server, which supports six 2.5” SAS HDD. The customer has a requirement for a low profile PCI-E 2.0. Which of the following configurations would meet these requirements "out of the box"? 


Options are :

  • Intel® Server System SR1625URSASR
  • Intel® Server System SR2625URBRPR
  • Intel® Server System SR2625URLXR
  • Intel® Server System SR2600URLXR

Answer : Intel® Server System SR2625URLXR

A customer has asked an Intel® Server Specialist to provide them with a 2-socket 2U rack mount server which support five 3.5” SAS HDD. The customer has a requirement for one PCI-E 2.0 x 16 slot. Which of the following configurations would meet these requirements?   


Options are :

  • Intel® Server System SR2600URLXR
  • Intel® Server System SR2625URLXR
  • Intel® Server System SR2625URBRPR
  • Intel® Server System SR1625URSASR

Answer : Intel® Server System SR2600URLXR

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 2

Which of the following statements regarding theoretical PCIe bandwidth are INCORRECT? 


Options are :

  • PCIe gen3 x8 runs at 16GB/s bi-directional
  • PCIe gen2 x8 runs at 16GB/s bi-directional
  • PCIe gen2 x4 runs at 4GB/s bi-directional
  • PCIe gen1 x16 runs at 8GB/s bi-directional

Answer : PCIe gen2 x8 runs at 16GB/s bi-directional

Which of the following products is the BEST fit for 3D design and modeling? 


Options are :

  • Intel® Workstation Board S5520SC
  • Intel® Workstation Board S5000XVNR
  • Intel® Server Board S5520UR
  • Intel® Server Board S5520BC

Answer : Intel® Workstation Board S5520SC

An Intel® Server Specialist is building a server for a customer who has specified that only Intel validated memory should be used. Where would the Specialist find a list of tested memory for currently shipping Intel Server Products? 


Options are :

  • Intel Memory Configuration Tool
  • Server Configurator Tool
  • Price List Product Description
  • Tested Hardware and Operating System List (THOL)

Answer : Server Configurator Tool

ISS-001 Intel Server Specialist Certification Practice Exam Set 3

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