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Exam Prep Questions

Answer the questions for the following case study based on the information provided in the case study.

Case 1: WPX Inc.

WPX Inc. is a medium-size company with a main office in Atlanta and 12 remote offices in the Southeast United States. WPX has six administrators who manage the main office and the 12 branch offices with varying levels of authority and control. The company is concerned about the local security of the network and the number of administrative accounts required to manage the network. WPX is also considering options for emergency management and a DRP.

WPX has a constant need for remote management of the branch offices, which all contain at least one server. In addition, the company is considering options in regard to a DRP for the Atlanta office. Finally, WPX is concerned that its clients might not have all of the latest critical updates for security. It wants a system that can analyze the current status of its clients, install the software needed, and keep the clients up to date. You have been hired as a consultant to assist WPX.

Question 1

Which of these types of accounts should an administrator use to log on to the network and check her email?

  1. Administrative account

  2. Default Administrator account

  3. Email address

  4. Regular user account

Answer D is correct. Microsoft recommends that administrators use a regular user account when they are not doing administrative work. She should not use her administrative account unless she is actually doing administrative activity; therefore, answer A is incorrect. The name of the Administrator account should be changed; therefore, answer B is incorrect. She cannot use her email address to log on; therefore, answer C is incorrect.

Question 2

Which tools should you use to control the membership of the administrative groups? (Choose two.)

  1. Restricted Groups

  2. Active Directory Users and Computers

  3. Active Directory Sites and Services

  4. Group Policies

Answers A and B are correct. Restricted Groups and Active Directory Users and Computers can be used to control the membership of administrative groups. Active Directory Sites and Services is used to control the physical aspects of Active Directory; therefore, answer C is incorrect. Group Policies are used to control security and access to resources; therefore, answer D is incorrect.

Question 3

Which of the following should you use for remote administration of multiple Windows Server 2003 servers in the same session?

  1. Remote Desktop Connection

  2. Remote Desktops snap-in

  3. Telnet

  4. File Transfer Protocol

Answer B is correct. The Remote Desktops snap-in is the only tool listed that allows multiple remote administration sessions. Remote Desktop Connection allows only one session at a time; therefore, answer A is incorrect. Telnet is a command-line-based administration tool that is not secure; therefore, answer C is incorrect. File Transfer Protocol is not used to manage computers; therefore, answer D is incorrect.

Question 4

Which tools are available as a snap-in to be used with a Microsoft Management Console? (Choose two.)

  1. Computer Management

  2. My Computer

  3. Windows Explorer

  4. Active Directory Users and Computers

Answers A and D are correct. Computer Management and Active Directory Users and Computers are both available as a Remote Desktops snap-in. My Computer is a tool specific to one computer and not available as a snap-in; therefore, answer B is incorrect. Windows Explorer is specific to one computer and not available as a snap-in; therefore, answer C is incorrect.

Question 5

Which tools should you use to set the actions and objects that will be audited? (Choose two.)

  1. Security log

  2. Group Policy Object Editor

  3. Windows Explorer

  4. Active Directory Domains and Trusts

Answer B and C are correct. You should use the Group Policy Object Editor to set the actions of the audit (success or failure) and the Windows Explorer tool to set the objects to be audited. The security log is a tool used to view the results of an audit, not to set it up; therefore, answer A is incorrect. Active Directory Domains and Trusts is a tool used to manage trusts between domains; therefore, answer D is incorrect.

Question 6

Which audit policy is set on a domain controller to audit its authentication of users on other computers in the domain?

  1. Audit Logons

  2. Audit Account Logons

  3. Audit Privilege Use

  4. Audit Process Tracking

Answer B is correct. Audit Account Logons can only be set on a domain controller. It audits that computer's authentication of another computer to the domain. Audit Logons is set on the local computer to audit local logons; therefore, answer A is incorrect. Audit Privilege Use is set to monitor a user's exercise of user rights; therefore, answer C is incorrect. Audit Process Tracking is set to monitor an application's use of system resources; therefore, answer D is incorrect.

Question 7

You decide to lease a space for emergency purposes approximately 100 miles from the Atlanta office. This space will be equipped and maintained with the power and communications needs for the network in the event a natural disaster or fire destroys the Atlanta office. It will not currently be equipped with any computers. Which type of alternative site have you chosen?

  1. Hot site

  2. Cold site

  3. Spare site

  4. Warm site

Answer D is correct. Because the site will not contain the actual servers and other hardware, but will be equipped with the right power and communications connections, it should be referred to as a warm site. A hot site is equipped with computers and is ready to move in within hours; therefore, answer A is incorrect. A cold site is a location that has no planned resources at all; therefore, answer B is incorrect. A spare site is not a term that is used in this context; therefore, answer C is incorrect.

Question 8

Which tools should you use to synchronize a server with the Microsoft Windows Update Web site and receive the latest critical updates and service packs? (Choose two.)

  1. Windows Update

  2. Group Policy

  3. Active Directory Users and Computers

  4. Software Update Services

Answers A and D are correct. Windows Update is used to synchronize an individual computer with the latest updates on the Microsoft Web site. Software Update Services can be used in a hierarchical arrangement to test and distribute the latest Microsoft updates. Group Policies are used to control security and access to resources; therefore, answer B is incorrect. Active Directory Users and Computers is used to control the logical aspects of Active Directory; therefore, answer C is incorrect.

Question 9

Which tool should you use to scan clients and servers to determine whether they have the latest updates installed?

  1. Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

  2. Software Update Services (SUS)

  3. Group Policy Management Console

  4. Computer Management

Answer A is correct. MBSA can be used to scan computers for the latest security updates and other security weaknesses. SUS is used to install the latest updates, but does not scan the computer; therefore, answer B is incorrect. The Group Policy Management Console is used to create and manage Group Policies; therefore, answer C is incorrect. Computer Management does not scan the computer for the latest updates; therefore, answer D is incorrect.

Question 10

Which of these clients can be configured with Group Policy to use Software Update Services? Choose all that apply.

  1. Windows 98

  2. Windows XP Home Edition

  3. Windows XP Professional

  4. Windows 2000 Professional

Answers C and D are correct. Windows XP Professional and Windows 2000 Professional are the only clients listed that can be configured with Group Policy. Group Policy cannot be used to control Windows 98; therefore, answer A is incorrect. Windows XP Home Edition does not support Group Policy; therefore, answer B is incorrect.

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