HP0-055 Implementing HP ProLiant Servers Certification

You are not able to modify the thresholds on the file system space used on your ProLiant server using the HP Insight Management agents. The server is running Windows 2003. What could be the cause?
  • A. The SNMP community is set to READ only.
  • B. The file system is created on dynamic disks.
  • C. The management agents are configured as READ only.
  • D. The management agent account is not linked to the administrative account of the OS.

A. The SNMP community is set to READ only.

Your customer has a ProLiant DL380 G4 server that is sharing files for five departments in his company. Most read and writes are random. What can he do to improve the performance on this system?

Options are :

  • Turn off caching for small files.
  • Install the Battery-Backed Write Cache (BBWC) option. (Correct)
  • Create a separate logical drive for each department.
  • Install more disk drive cache for read operations.

Answer : Install the Battery-Backed Write Cache (BBWC) option.

In a single server environment, which tool is best for setting thresholds on disk or processor utilization?

Options are :

  • HP System Management Homepage (Correct)
  • HP Performance Management Pack
  • HP Systems Insight Manager
  • HP Workload Management Pack

Answer : HP System Management Homepage

You need to manage between 16 to 48 servers using a cascading console switching solution over CAT5 UTP cables. Which console do you need?

Options are :

  • HP IP Console Switch (Correct)
  • HP DVI Console Switch
  • HP FireWire Console Switch
  • HP KVM Console Switch

Answer : HP IP Console Switch

Which level of indication in the Version Control Agent (VCA) log file shows that a feature of VCA might be incorrectly configured?

Options are :

  • Informational
  • Normal
  • Warning (Correct)
  • Major

Answer : Warning

Your customer is experiencing a performance bottleneck on one of their server. They have exceeded the budget for the year, but it is critical that the server performance improves. Which solution should you recommend?

Options are :

  • Add more memory to the server.
  • Disable HyperTransport.
  • Check and enable memory interleave. (Correct)
  • Add an additional server.

Answer : Check and enable memory interleave.

What happens on a SATA disk when you click the "flash LED" button in the "Status" tab of Insight Diagnostics?
  • A. It will turn on all drive's front panel LEDs.
  • B. It will turn on the drive's front panel blue LED.
  • C. It will update the LED firmware of the hard drive.
  • D. It will turn on the drive's front panel amber LED.

B. It will turn on the drive's front panel blue LED.

When setting up disks on a SmartArray controller, when should you change the default stripe size setting to a larger value? Select TWO.

Options are :

  • when the application is performing an equal number of reads and writes
  • when the application is primarily writing to disk on RAID 5
  • when the application is primarily performing sequential reads (Correct)
  • when the application is performing random read/write to disk
  • when the application is primarily writing to disk on RAID 1+0 (Correct)

Answer : when the application is primarily performing sequential reads when the application is primarily writing to disk on RAID 1+0

Your customer requires a 3U rackmount server with AMD processors with internal RAID 5 capability. Which HP ProLiant system would you recommend?

Options are :

  • DL385 (Correct)
  • BL35p
  • ML570
  • DL580

Answer : DL385

What is the recommended method for updating the repository in Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM)?
  • A. auto update from the HP website
  • B. auto update from the SmartStart CD
  • C. auto update from the VCRM subscription CD
  • D. auto update from the Firmware Maintenance CD

A. auto update from the HP website

What type of remote management capability is offered as an add-on to the HP ProLiant DLseries and BL-series servers?

Options are :

  • RILOE II Advanced Pack license
  • iLO Advanced Pack license (Correct)
  • RILOE II with only DHCP support license
  • Standard iLO

Answer : iLO Advanced Pack license

Which system health status is indicated by a flashing green LED on a ProLiant blade server?
  • A. normal
  • B. booting
  • C. critical condition
  • D. degraded condition

B. booting

Where can the installation files for Version Control Agent be found? Select TWO.

Options are :

  • SmartStart CD (Correct)
  • Windows Installation CD
  • Firmware Maintenance CD
  • HP website (Correct)
  • Version Control Agent Media CD

Answer : SmartStart CD HP website

Which HP tool assists with facility planning and can calculate the power and heat load per rack?

Options are :

  • HP Power and UPS Sizer
  • HP Rack Configurator Online
  • HP Facility Design Reference Guide
  • HP Rack/Site Preparation Utility (Correct)

Answer : HP Rack/Site Preparation Utility

When monitoring from an HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) server, you notice that all SNMP traps from the mail server are received twice. What could be the reason?

Options are :

  • The RILOE II board in the mail server is set to forward traps to HP SIM as well. (Correct)
  • There are 2 versions of management agents running on the mail server.
  • There are 2 community strings created on the mail server.
  • The mail server is discovered twice in HP SIM.

Answer : The RILOE II board in the mail server is set to forward traps to HP SIM as well.

Which HP tool can be used to configure enclosure, power and interconnect options for HP BladeSystems and create a list of all components used in this configuration?

Options are :

  • HP BladeSystem Design Reference Guide
  • HP BladeSystem p-Class Sizing Tool (Correct)
  • HP Infrastructure Sizing Tool for BladeSystem
  • HP Rack Builder Online

Answer : HP BladeSystem p-Class Sizing Tool

You want to connect an HP StorageWorks MSA20 enclosure directly to your HP ProLiant DL385 system. Which SmartArray controller do you need?

Options are :

  • SATA RAID Controller
  • SmartArray 6404 (Correct)
  • SmartArray 641
  • SmartArray 5i Plus

Answer : SmartArray 6404

Your customer is not obtaining the necessary I/O performance from their disk storage subsystem. What should you recommend to increase disk I/O if the situation consists primarily of random I/Os?

Options are :

  • Increase the number of disk controllers.
  • Change to disks with faster rotational speed. (Correct)
  • Upgrade to a faster processor.
  • Reduce the number of disks the system accesses.

Answer : Change to disks with faster rotational speed.

Which situation can cause the Version Control Agent (VCA) to deny access to the Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM)?
  • A. The VCA is pointing to a different IP gateway address.
  • B. The VCA is not identical to the version of the VCRM.
  • C. The trust relationship (security access) between the two system is not secured.
  • D. The trust relationship (security access) between the two systems is not configured correctly.

D. The trust relationship (security access) between the two systems is not configured correctly.

You have just added an HP RILOE II remote management adapter into the ML350 server. What must you change in order to enable it to integrate into Microsoft Windows Server 2003?

Options are :

  • Activate Remote Insight Information Agent under HP Management Agents in Windows Control Panel. (Correct)
  • Install Remote IPMI Agent on Microsoft Networking services in Windows Control Panel.
  • Remove Remote WMI support on Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Configure SNMP community name on SNMP services on Windows.

Answer : Activate Remote Insight Information Agent under HP Management Agents in Windows Control Panel.

Where in the system status screen are the Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) self-test results displayed?
  • A. Server Status Screen
  • B. iLO Event Log Screen
  • C. Server and iLO Diagnostics Screen
  • D. Integrated Management Log Screen

C. Server and iLO Diagnostics Screen

Which product provides the tools needed to receive proactive notification of potential bottleneck conditions and debug existing performance issues?

Options are :

  • HP Insight Diagnostics
  • Workload Management Pack
  • Vulnerability and Patch Management Pack
  • Performance Management Pack (Correct)

Answer : Performance Management Pack

Your customer wants to utilize his existing SCSI drives and IP network infrastructure to implement a small SAN. Which storage solution would you recommend?

Options are :

  • MSA1000
  • MSA1500cs
  • MSA1510i (Correct)
  • MSA 30

Answer : MSA1510i

The System Management Homepage uses which type of user interface?

Options are :

  • serial
  • command line
  • console
  • web-based (Correct)

Answer : web-based

Which components are installed when you remotely deploy the HP ProLiant Support Pack from the HP SmartStart CD? Select THREE.

Options are :

  • HP Instant Support Enterprise Edition
  • HP Systems Insight Manager
  • Adapters drivers and utilities (Correct)
  • WBEM agent for operating system
  • System Management Homepage (Correct)
  • Insight Management Agents (Correct)

Answer : Adapters drivers and utilities System Management Homepage Insight Management Agents

Which components are covered by HP prefailure warranty? Select THREE.

Options are :

  • memory (Correct)
  • processor (Correct)
  • chipset
  • IO controller
  • hard disk drive (Correct)

Answer : memory processor hard disk drive

Which online utility can you use to check the rebuilding status of a degraded array set?
  • A. iostat command
  • B. Array Diagnostics Utility
  • C. Array Configuration Utility
  • D. Optional ROM Configuration for Arrays

C. Array Configuration Utility

How does HP Systems Insight Manager receive detailed event messages about MSA storage devices? Select TWO.

Options are :

  • SMTP messaging
  • SNMP traps (Correct)
  • WBEM events (Correct)
  • PPP communications
  • Fibre Channel signaling

Answer : SNMP traps WBEM events

Which settings provide secure access to the HP System Management Homepage from the management LAN? Select TWO.
  • A. IP Binding List
  • B. Local SSL certificate
  • C. Public SSL certificate
  • D. IP Access Restriction
  • E. Public and Private Key

A. IP Binding List
D. IP Access Restriction

You want to install an HP StorageWorks DAT72 drive into the internal media bay of an HP ProLiant ML370. Which feature is now available to the customer if an operating system disaster happens?

Options are :

  • Snapshot backup and restore
  • Zero Downtime Backup and Restore
  • Fast Recovery option
  • One Button Disaster Recovery (Correct)

Answer : One Button Disaster Recovery

What differentiates the HP BladeSystem from HP ProLiant DL-series servers?

Options are :

  • distributed infrastructure architecture
  • consolidation of processors and memory for a scalable SMP system
  • consolidation of power, cooling, network and management (Correct)
  • easier deployment with a higher cost for management

Answer : consolidation of power, cooling, network and management

Where can you get the most updated BIOS firmware for a ProLiant Server?
  • A. HP PartSurfer on HP website
  • B. Firmware CD included with ProLiant Server
  • C. Software and driver webpage on HP website
  • D. SmartStart CD included with ProLiant Server

C. Software and driver webpage on HP website

Why should you install Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) before configuring the Version Control Agent (VCA) on your managed server?

Options are :

  • You can only configure VCA when both VCA and VCRM are installed on the same managed server.
  • The VCA installation program will not run if the VCRM service is not present.
  • The VCA service will not start if there is no VCRM server detected in the network.
  • A VCRM server must exist in the network so VCA can update the information. (Correct)

Answer : A VCRM server must exist in the network so VCA can update the information.

Which feature differentiates the HP SmartArray 6404 from the HP SmartArray 6i on a HP ProLiant DL380?

Options are :

  • RAID 6 (ADG) (Correct)
  • Online expansion
  • Online migration
  • RAID 1+0

Answer : RAID 6 (ADG)

Which operating system is required to configure Microsoft Cluster Services (MSCS) solutions?

Options are :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition (Correct)
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 SBS Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Web Edition

Answer : Microsoft Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition

Which online utility changes the cache read/write ratio settings on a SmartArray 6404 controller?

Options are :

  • Array Management Utility (AMU)
  • Array Diagnostic Utility (ADU)
  • Array Configuration Utility (ACU) (Correct)
  • Options ROM Configuration for Arrays (ORCA)

Answer : Array Configuration Utility (ACU)

Which software solution can create virtual servers running multiple operating systems on HP ProLiant platforms?
  • A. Microsoft Virtual Server
  • B. nPar for ProLiant Server
  • C. vPar for ProLiant Server
  • D. Virtual Platform for ProLiant Server

A. Microsoft Virtual Server

Your customer needs a database server that will use minimum rack space with maximum internal storage capability. Which HP ProLiant server should you recommend?

Options are :

  • HP ProLiant ML 370
  • HP ProLiant DL 360
  • HP ProLiant BL 35p
  • HP ProLiant DL 380 (Correct)

Answer : HP ProLiant DL 380

Which feature in HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) will allow you to update multiple servers with Version Control Agent (VCA) settings?
  • A. Overall Software Status
  • B. Replicate Agent Settings
  • C. Changing Agent Settings
  • D. Update Software Settings

B. Replicate Agent Settings

Your customer is looking for an ultra dense High Performance Cluster. Which ProLiant family should the cluster be based on?

Options are :

  • DL
  • BL (Correct)
  • . CL
  • ML

Answer : BL

When should you perform data collection to establish a performance baseline?

Options are :

  • before the initial installation of the equipment.
  • during peak server utilization
  • after normal operational hours
  • during normal server operation (Correct)

Answer : during normal server operation

Your customer complains that even during idle time the server Ultra320 SCSI hard drives are working. They are worried that it may cause performance problems. What will you tell this customer?

Options are :

  • The server has postponed writes from previous day which causes hard drive activity and huge impact on performance.
  • The hard drive activity is caused by the internal backup process of RAID configuration and the impact on performance is minimal.
  • The server is performing Drive Protection System tests and, depending on drive speed and type, the impact on performance might be huge.
  • The hard drive activity is caused by the Dynamic Sector Repair feature and it has no impact on performance. (Correct)

Answer : The hard drive activity is caused by the Dynamic Sector Repair feature and it has no impact on performance.

Your customer wants to purchase a new server that is fast, reliable and expandable. The server needs to support RAID 5 internally. Which model would you recommend?

Options are :

  • ProLiant DL145 G2
  • ProLiant ML370 G4 (Correct)
  • ProLiant DL360 G4
  • ProLiant DL100 G1

Answer : ProLiant ML370 G4

Which TCP port is used as the default port to access the System Management Homepage?

Options are :

  • 80
  • 50000
  • 3257
  • 2381 (Correct)

Answer : 2381

Your customer knows that he will need a blade enclosure for the HP BladeSystem infrastructure. What else is necessary? Select TWO.
  • A. modular cooling system
  • B. interconnect option
  • C. external storage system
  • D. power infrastructure

B. interconnect option
D. power infrastructure

What is an advantage of the ProLiant ML-series servers?

Options are :

  • internal expansion (Correct)
  • power efficiency
  • cooling efficiency
  • rapid deployment and provisioning

Answer : internal expansion

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