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Exam Prep Questions

  1. Which version of NetWare stored user accounts in a flat-file database?

    1. NetWare 3.12

    2. NetWare 4.11

    3. NetWare 5.1

    4. NetWare 6.5

    Answer A is correct. NetWare 3 and earlier used a flat-file database system called the Bindery to store user accounts. NetWare 4, 5, and 6 use a hierarchical, relational database that is distributed and loosely consistent to store user accounts. Answers B, C, and D are incorrect.

  2. Which version of NetWare initially introduced the concept of users logging into a tree, as opposed to a server?

    1. NetWare 3

    2. NetWare 4

    3. NetWare 5

    4. NetWare 6.5

    Answer B is correct. The concept of users logging into a tree, as opposed to a server, was introduced with NetWare 4 and NDS. When users logged into a server and then had to attach to a second or third server, they were using NetWare 3 or earlier versions of the operating system. NetWare 5 and NetWare 6.5 use a more mature version of NDS called eDirectory. With eDirectory, users log into a tree, not a server. Answers A, C, and D are incorrect.

  3. Which of the following services are classified as Productivity-Enhancing Services in NetWare 6.5? (Choose two.)

    1. eDirectory

    2. File Versioning

    3. MySQL

    4. iSCSI-based SAN

    Answers A and B are correct. The productivity-enhancing services that come with NetWare 6.5 are eDirectory, File Versioning, iPrint, eGuide, iFolder, Virtual Teams, Novell Storage Services (NSS), and support for various file protocols that are native to Macs, Unix, Linux, and Windows. MySQL is classified as an Open Source Service, whereas iSCSI-based SANs are classified by Novell as both a Business-Continuity Service and a high-availability solution. Answers C and D are incorrect.

  4. Which operating systems can function as a client in a NetWare 6.5 environment? (Choose all that apply.)

    1. DOS

    2. MAC

    3. Windows XP Home

    4. Windows 2003 Server

    Answers A, C, and D are correct. DOS, Linux, Windows XP Home and Professional, and Windows 2003 Server can all function as a client in a NetWare 6.5 environment. Answer B is incorrect. The MAC environment is not classified as a NetWare 6.5 client environment.

  5. Windows NT 4 Server can _______________________.

    1. Only serve as a client in a NetWare 6.5 environment

    2. Only function as an eDirectory server in a NetWare 6.5 environment

    3. Function as both a server and a client in a NetWare 6.5 environment

    4. Function as neither a server nor a client in a NetWare 6.5 environment

    Answer C is correct. Windows NT 4 Server can function as both a client and a server in a NetWare 6.5 environment. You can install eDirectory on a Windows NT 4 server and make it part of an existing tree, or you can create a new tree. The Windows platforms are flexible in a NetWare environment. Answers A, B, and D are incorrect.

  6. Which of the following are the boot files that DR-DOS uses? (Choose three.)

    1. Command.com

    2. Io.sys

    3. Msdos.sys

    4. Ibmbio.com

    5. Ibmdos.com

    Answers A, D, and E are correct. The DR-DOS boot files are Ibmbio.com, Ibmdos.com, and Command.com. The MS-DOS boot files are Io.sys, Msdos.sys, and Command.com. Answers B and C are incorrect.

  7. Which NetWare 6.5 Productivity-Enhancing Service lets your users restore earlier versions of their files without calling you or a help desk technician?

    1. PHP

    2. File Versioning

    3. Virtual Teams

    4. NSS

    Answers B is correct. File Versioning is a NetWare 6.5 Productivity-Enhancing Service that lets users restore earlier versions of their files without having to call you or one of your help desk technicians. Answer A is incorrect. PHP is classified as a NetWare 6.5 Open Source Service. Answer C is incorrect. Virtual Teams is a Productivity-Enhancing Service that allows users to create a team for real-time collaboration purposes. Answer D is incorrect. NSS is a Productivity-Enhancing Service that provides NetWare 6.5 users with quick file access to large data stores, such as large databases that are common today.

  8. Which NetWare 6.5 Web application service provides administrators with a method of deploying standards-based applications that are cross-platform and high-performance?

    1. PHP

    2. Apache

    3. NCS

    4. Novell exteNd Server

    Answer D is correct. The Novell exteNd application server that comes with NetWare 6.5 provides administrators and developers with a method of deploying standards-based applications that are cross-platform and high-performance. Answers A and B are incorrect. PHP and Apache are Open Source Applications and Services that are available with NetWare 6.5. Apache is the Web server, whereas PHP is an open source development language. Answer C is incorrect. NCS is classified as a high-availability solution. NCS is a server-clustering system that provides failback, failover, and load balancing for mission-critical environments.

  9. You want to implement NCS in your NetWare 6.5 environment. Which types of shared networks does NCS support? (Choose three.)

    1. SCSI

    2. iSCSI

    3. Fibre-channel

    4. Token-ring

    Answers A, B, and C are correct. NCS supports SCSI, iSCSI, and fibre-channel environments. It does not support token-ring environments. Answer D is incorrect.

  10. You have decided to upgrade your existing NetWare environment because of the open source applications that come with NetWare 6.5. Which of the following is an open source application that comes with NetWare 6.5? (Choose three.)

    1. Perl

    2. MySQL

    3. Open Office 1.1

    4. Tomcat

    5. Filer

    Answers A, B, and D are correct. The five open source applications that come with NetWare 6.5 are Perl, PHP, Apache, Tomcat, and MySQL. Answer C is incorrect. Even though Open Office 1.1 is open source, it does not come with NetWare 6.5. It does come with several versions of SuSE Linux Desktop. Answer E is incorrect. Filer is a NetWare-specific utility that is found in the SYS:/Public directory. It is not open source now, but stay tuned. Many of Novell’s proprietary applications, with the uniting of SuSE Linux and NetWare in Open Enterprise Server (OES), might become open source in the near future.

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