SCP-500 Solar Winds Certified Professional Practice Exam Set 2

What are two supported ways to integrate Orion NPM with other network management solutions?(Choose two.)A. TCL/TKB. Python APIC. J2EED. SyslogE. SNMP traps


Options are :

  • d,e (Correct)
  • b,c
  • c,d
  • a,b

Answer : d,e

Which two actions are required to integrate Engineer's Toolset with the Orion Web Console?(Choose two.)A. install Toolset on the user's machineB. install Orion Web Console on the user's machineC. enable Allow Administrator Rights on the user's accountD. enable Allow Browser Integration on the user's accountE. enable Advanced Customization on the user's account


Options are :

  • A,D (Correct)
  • A,C
  • A,B
  • A,E

Answer : A,D

Every Monday morning, you need to provide a report on the previous weeks network-wideavailability. Which component should you use to accomplish this task?


Options are :

  • Orion Web Console Scheduler
  • Orion Report Scheduler (Correct)
  • Windows Task Scheduler
  • Orion Report Writer

Answer : Orion Report Scheduler

You have created a custom report that shows "uptime" for each of your devices and would like toshow the data from this report on the Orion Network Summary View. How should you accomplishthis?


Options are :

  • add the "Report From Orion Report Writer" resource to the target view and specify the uptime report (Correct)
  • add the "Custom HTML" resource to the target view and specify a link to the uptime report
  • from within Report Writer, select "Make this report available from the Orion website"
  • add the "List of Reports" resource to the target view

Answer : add the "Report From Orion Report Writer" resource to the target view and specify the uptime report

Your auditors require you to run monthly network performance reports and to save that data forthree year. Using Orion NPM, how should you meet this requirement while optimizing the systemaround performance and database size?


Options are :

  • build annual reports that break the data out by month, run the reports annually, save the output for three years
  • build monthly reports, run them monthly, retain the data in the database for three years
  • build monthly reports, run them every month, save the output for three years (Correct)
  • build monthly reports, run them anytime the auditors request, retain the data in the database for three years

Answer : build monthly reports, run them every month, save the output for three years

When adding a node to Orion NPM, which user interface allows you to assign a Universal DevicePoller (UnDP) as part of the same workflow?


Options are :

  • Network Discovery Wizard
  • System Manager
  • Seed File
  • Web Node Management (Correct)

Answer : Web Node Management

To add previously unmonitored humidity statistics to are port, which two components should youuse? (Choose two.)A. Universal Device Poller (UnDP)B. MIB WalkerC. System ManagerD. Report WriterE. Report SchedulerF. Web Console


Options are :

  • A,B
  • A,D (Correct)
  • A,C
  • A,E
  • A,F

Answer : A,D

When planning the deployment of the database server for Orion NPM, what are two primaryconsiderations? (Choose two.)A. database clusteringB. RAID configurationsC. CPU and memory sizeD. type of NIC card usedE. type of RAM


Options are :

  • B,C (Correct)
  • C,D
  • A,B
  • D,E

Answer : B,C

Which two types of data does Orion NetFlow Traffic Analyzer collect from network devices?(Choose two.)A. NBARB. NetFlowC. IP service level agreement (SLA)D. SNMPE. sFlow


Options are :

  • b,e (Correct)
  • a,b
  • d,e
  • c,d

Answer : b,e

How can the Universal Device Poller (UnDP) be launched?


Options are :

  • from the web console if advanced options are enabled
  • by right clicking on any device name in Orion
  • from the web console if you are the administrator
  • as an executable application (Correct)

Answer : as an executable application

An Orion NPM user wants to be able to make changes to the resources as they view them on theOrion Web Console. What must be done to the user's account?


Options are :

  • Allow Admin Rights must be disabled
  • Allow View Customization must be enabled. (Correct)
  • Allow Node Management Rights must be actived.
  • An Account Limitation must be defined.

Answer : Allow View Customization must be enabled.

Which Universal Device Poller (UnDP) transform should you use to reduce the number of decimalplaces shown in graphs and tables?


Options are :

  • ColumnMaximim
  • Minimum
  • Maximum
  • Truncate (Correct)

Answer : Truncate

On a device in your network, there are many interfaces with similar identifiers (such asFastEthernet0/43 and FastEthernet0/44).Using only Orion NPM, how should you modify the name of each interface to provide a moredescriptive identifier?


Options are :

  • use a configuration utility to edit the interface's name on the network device
  • use the Orion Web Console to edit the interface's Name field (Correct)
  • use Orion System Manager to edit the Node Details field
  • use an SSH client to edit the interface's name on the network device

Answer : use the Orion Web Console to edit the interface's Name field

Your company has asked you to expand your network management to include a new site withseveral hundred devices, although you are not sure how many. Using Orion NetworkDiscovery, your top priority is completeness of discovery.Which two Orion discovery settings should you use to achieve your goal? (Choose two.)A. exclude any new subnets found during the network discoveryB. include any new subnets found during the network discoveryC. include specific IP addresses through a seed fileD. decrease the overall speed of the discovery processE. decrease the number of SNMP retriesF. increase the overall speed of the discovery process


Options are :

  • b,d (Correct)
  • a,d
  • d,e
  • c,d
  • e,f

Answer : b,d

When you look at utilization graphs for a given interface, they show greater than 100% utilization.Which interface configuration change will correct this issue?


Options are :

  • decrease custom bandwidth
  • increase custom bandwidth (Correct)
  • decrease polling interval
  • increase polling interval

Answer : increase custom bandwidth

What should the network engineer do during scheduled down time to prevent Orion NPM fromtriggering alerts on the affected devices?


Options are :

  • suppress the devices
  • suppress any alerts that might be triggered by the devices
  • unmanage the devices (Correct)
  • edit the alerts to exclude the devices

Answer : unmanage the devices

You need to write a report that shows network response time on an hourly basis for the past 30days. When you try to set the summarization setting in the report to hourly, you get a reportingerror. What is a possible cause of this issue?


Options are :

  • Hourly data are being summarized into weekly data every 40 days.
  • Hourly data are being summarized into weekly data every 15 days. (Correct)
  • Response time data are only being collected every 30 minutes.
  • Response time data are only being collected every60 minutes

Answer : Hourly data are being summarized into weekly data every 15 days.

What are two possible cause sofa Universal Device Poller (UnDP) OID test failure in Orion NPM?(Choose two.)A. The OID is not in the Orion MIB database.B. The device is not reachable.C. The OID is stored in a table.D. SNMPv3 is required.E. The OID is unsupported.


Options are :

  • b,e (Correct)
  • d,e
  • a,e
  • c,e

Answer : b,e

As your Orion NPM deployment grows, you need to add pollers to the system, but due tobudgetary constraints, you are unable to do so. What should you do in the short term to allow youto add a few more elements?


Options are :

  • reduce the number of users
  • adjust polling intervals (Correct)
  • adjust data retentions
  • reduce the number of reports

Answer : adjust polling intervals

What is the most efficient way to share a custom report with other Orion NPM users?


Options are :

  • upload a report to Thwack directly from System Manager
  • upload a report to Thwack from the Orion Web Console Report view
  • export a report from Report Writer and then upload it to the Thwack content sharing zone (Correct)
  • download a model report from Thwack, and then paste it in your custom SQL query

Answer : export a report from Report Writer and then upload it to the Thwack content sharing zone

You want to get an alert when disk space used on a server exceeds 90%, but you will not considerthe problem fixed until the space used drops below 60%.You want to get an email when theproblem occurs, but you also want an email when the problem is fixed. While the problem remainsunfixed, you want the alert to stay active in the Orion NPM Web Console. If you create an alertwith a trigger condition such as "Volume Space Used is greater than 90%," you will get an emailwhen the initial problem occurs.What is the next step that is required to accomplish this goal?


Options are :

  • add an Alert Suppression Condition like "Volume Space Used is Less than 60%"
  • add a Trigger Condition like "Volume Space Used is less than 60%"
  • add an Alert Escalation Condition like "Volume Space Used is Less than 60%"
  • add a Reset Condition like "Volume Space Used is less than 60%" (Correct)

Answer : add a Reset Condition like "Volume Space Used is less than 60%"

A network engineer using Orion NPM notices that a node on a top level map is green, even thoughhalf of the items in the associated nested map are down.What is the most likely cause of this issue?


Options are :

  • Map status thresholds have been set to below 50%. (Correct)
  • Availability thresholds for devices have been set to below 50%.
  • Availability thresholds for devices have been set to above 50%.
  • Map status thresholds have been set to above 50%.

Answer : Map status thresholds have been set to below 50%.

The Orion NPM administrator wants users to see a different node details page for all ExtremeNetwork switches.How should the administrator implement this change globally for all accounts?


Options are :

  • use the Account Views to assign the view to the guest account
  • use the Views by Device Type to change the view to the new nodes page (Correct)
  • use the Account Manager and select the new node details page for each account
  • use the Manage Views and limit the new Nodes Details view

Answer : use the Views by Device Type to change the view to the new nodes page

Which command enables a Cisco IOS router to send a Syslog message to the Orion NPM Server?


Options are :

  • syslog enable 10.199.3.1
  • syslog forward 10.199.3.1
  • logging 10.199.3.1 (Correct)
  • syslog-server host 10.199.3.1

Answer : logging 10.199.3.1

You want to configure a device to send a message when a specific event happens and have OrionNPM send an email when it receives that message.Which two steps must you take to achieve this goal? (Choose two.)A. configure Orion System Manager to trigger an alert when any type of message is receivedB. configure the device to send the target SNMP trap to the Orion IP addressC. configure the Orion Web Console to trigger an alert when any type of message is receivedD. configure a rule in the Orion Trap Viewer to trigger when the target trap is receivedE. configure Orion SNMP Trap service to trigger an alert when a target Syslog message isreceived


Options are :

  • a,d
  • b,d (Correct)
  • d,e
  • c,d

Answer : b,d

An Orion NPM administrator creates an alert trigger that reads: Trigger Alert when all of followingapply.Average Xmit+Recv Percent Utilization is greater than 80How should the administrator limit this alert to interfaces on nodes located in Austin?


Options are :

  • create a node custom property that represents the location of the node and include "Location is equal to Austin" as a simple trigger condition (Correct)
  • create an interface custom property that represents the location of the node and include "Location is equal to Austin" as a simple trigger condition
  • create an interface custom property that represents the location of the node and include "Location is equal to Austin" as a complex trigger condition
  • create a node custom property that represents the location of the node and include "Location is equal to Austin" as a complex trigger condition

Answer : create a node custom property that represents the location of the node and include "Location is equal to Austin" as a simple trigger condition

The NOC team wants to add a simple map within Orion NPM that shows the United States and theedge router status for each of the company sites.Which two operations are required to set up this map? (Choose two.)A. modify back ground imageB. drag and drop hyperlinks onto mapC. drag and drop status icons onto mapD. associate network interfaces with map linesE. drag and drop interfaces onto map


Options are :

  • A,B
  • D,E
  • B,C
  • A,C (Correct)

Answer : A,C

Your network has a few critical devices on the other side of a WAN link from your Orion server. Ifthe router (name = "target") connecting Orion to the remote site goes down, you do not want alertsabout those devices.How should you configure Orion NPM Alert Suppression within the Advance Alert Engine toachieve your goal?


Options are :

  • suppress alert when all of the following apply: Node Name is equal to "target" | Node Status is equal to "Down" (Correct)
  • suppress alert when all of the following apply: Node Name is equal to "target" | Interface Status is equal to "Down"
  • suppress alert when any of the following apply: Node Name is equal to "target" | Node Status is equal to "Down"
  • suppress alert when any of the following apply: Node Name is equal to "target" | Interface Status is equal to "Down"

Answer : suppress alert when all of the following apply: Node Name is equal to "target" | Node Status is equal to "Down"

What would cause an NOC user's account to stay logged in indefinitely?


Options are :

  • using Account Manager to disable timeout on the NOC user (Correct)
  • using the Orion NPM settings to change the default timeout
  • using Orion Web Console settings to increase timeout on the NOC user
  • using Account Manager to give administrator rights to the NOC user

Answer : using Account Manager to disable timeout on the NOC user

Network engineers want the ability to see a custom property when the cursor hovers over a nodeon the map. How do you enable this functionality in Orion NPM?


Options are :

  • add custom property labels to the nodes in the map
  • set up a drill-down text box for nodes in the map
  • configure a custom tool tip for the nodes in the map (Correct)
  • enable the custom property for map display

Answer : configure a custom tool tip for the nodes in the map

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