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Avaya Aura(tm) System Manager

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Avaya Aura(tm) System Manager

Technical Assessment for Avaya Aura(TM) System Manager.

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  • 1. 
    SAL can be used to establish which type of remote connection?
    • A. 

      SIP

    • B. 

      HTTPS

    • C. 

      SSH

    • D. 

      INADS

  • 2. 
    A SAL agent need not be co-resident with an application it is monitoring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A customer cannot have an instance of SAL (SPIRIT) Enterprise Server deployed in their local network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following details are recorded in a users Communication Profile
    • A. 

      Desk location

    • B. 

      Session Manager & Branch Session Manager affiliation

    • C. 

      Email address and presence handles

    • D. 

      Associated CM Station profile (if one exists)

  • 5. 
    If DOM-0 has an IP address of 135.122.100.10, the utilities domain (C-DOM) has an IP address of 135.122.100.11, and you wish your SMGR to have an IP of 135.122.100.12 - which of the following URLs should you use to navigate to the web console from which you deploy SMGR?
    • A. 

      Https://135.122.100.10/webconsole

    • B. 

      Https://135.122.100.11/webconsole

    • C. 

      Https://135.122.100.12/webconsole

    • D. 

      Https://135.122.100.12/SMGR

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      System Manager is distributed and deployed as an Avaya Aura System Platfrom Template

    • B. 

      The utilities domain (C-DOM) of System Platfrom hosts a web console through which we manage the System Manager VA

    • C. 

      The System Manager template may be installed over the network, from optical media or from USB

    • D. 

      Once deployed into DOM-0, System Manager no longer relies on the utilities domain

  • 7. 
    What two key features does SAL help to enable?
    • A. 

      System health monitoring & User Profile Management

    • B. 

      Secured remote connectivity & protection against server failover

    • C. 

      Secured remote connectivity & system health monitoring

  • 8. 
    Which of the following items of information are persisted to the database?
    • A. 

      User information

    • B. 

      Group definitions

    • C. 

      Application configuration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Select which of the following statements is most correct.
    • A. 

      SMGR will always be deployed in a network where a WebLM server has also been deployed

    • B. 

      SMGR must be co-resident with a WebLM server

    • C. 

      SMGR has no direct connection to a WebLM server - they are completely separate products

    • D. 

      SMGR contains an integrated WebLM server

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements concerning System Manager are correct?
    • A. 

      DOM-0 of the System Platform hosts the SAL Gateway used to connect to the System Manager

    • B. 

      SAL Agents monitor specific product log files, and send alarms and events recorded there to a central logging service running in SMGR

    • C. 

      SMGR requires a SAL Enterprise Server in the local network in order to run

    • D. 

      C-DOM hosts a SAL Gateway that remote administrators can use to access SMGR

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following best describes the role played by the SAL Policy Server
    • A. 

      The SAL Policy Server stores which users can connect remotely using SAL and what they can gain access to

    • B. 

      The SAL Policy Server enforces which users can gain access to which servers by acting as a connection gateway

    • C. 

      The SAL Policy Server stores all System Manager roles and permissions

    • D. 

      Before connecting to a remote enterprise network, a support engineer must first turn off the SAL Policy Server

  • 12. 
    Which of the following details can be provided when configuring SMGR to auto-discovery services in the network?
    • A. 

      SSH access details

    • B. 

      Subnet

    • C. 

      SNMP access details

    • D. 

      CM access details

  • 13. 
    Which of the following statements concerning the System Manager SDK are correct?
    • A. 

      The SDK will not be made available to Avaya partners

    • B. 

      The System Manager SDK will accelerate adoption of System Manager within Avaya

    • C. 

      It is hoped the SDK will be made available to developers beyond Avaya to help bring added value and innovation to Avaya Aura network

    • D. 

      The System Manager SDK consists of documentation, code samples, and development libraries to be used in creating System Manager based admin tools

  • 14. 
    SMGR can be configured to authenticate users via LDAP
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Multiple SAL (SPIRIT) Enterprise Servers can be used in a chain, with each connecting to the next in order to enable a remote engineer to gain access to administer an Avaya Aura server
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statements concerning SMGR high availability configuration is correct?
    • A. 

      SMGR uses System Platform high availability features and allows a single backup to take over from a primary should it fail

    • B. 

      SMGR allows for a cluster of several SMGR instances to share access to the same master database

  • 17. 
    Which statement best describes what DOM-0 in the System Platform does for System Manager?
    • A. 

      DOM-0 is home to the SAL Gateway which enables engineers to remote connect to and debug SMGR

    • B. 

      DOM-0 is home to the XEN Hypervisor which is responsible for hosting the C-DOM, and the template domains and enabling them all to share access to the server hardware

    • C. 

      DOM-0 contains the file system for the entire server and makes it available to virtual guests via NFS

    • D. 

      DOM-0 hosts the database layer for System Platform templates, and therefore is used by SMGR

  • 18. 
    Which statement best describes the relationship between SMGR and System Platform
    • A. 

      System Platform is the hardware platform for running the optimized SMGR VA

    • B. 

      SMGR runs as a VA on the System Platform, which acts as a virtual hosting layer

    • C. 

      Once deployed onto a server, System Platform simplifies turning that server into a VA using XEN - System Manager is once such server

    • D. 

      System Platform is an optional plug-in for SMGR

  • 19. 
    What is the role of the Communication System Management console in System Manager?
    • A. 

      To enable an administrator to configure instances of Modular messaging in the network

    • B. 

      To enable an administrator to configure NRP on Session Managers in the network

    • C. 

      To enable an administrator to configure CMs in the network

  • 20. 
    Which sentences describe the kinds of tasks you can perform with SMGR?
    • A. 

      SMGR enforces time of day routing policies

    • B. 

      SMGR enables system administrators to view system alarms and notifications

    • C. 

      SMGR allows you to control a variety of Avaya products deployed in the Enterprise network

    • D. 

      SMGR allows you to create and manage users and System Administrators

  • 21. 
    A.19 - The System Manager software comes pre-installed on the Avaya S8800
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A.13 - Which of the following statements concerning how best to validate the installation is correct?
    • A. 

      By successfully logging into the SMGR web interface, you learn that the network, SMGR web application, and database components are working

    • B. 

      It is not necessary to validate the SMGR installation since the System Platform deployment process guarantees it

  • 23. 
    Once installed, SMGR will run on the System Platform XEN layer. What statements correctly apply to XEN?
    • A. 

      XEN runs in the server firmware

    • B. 

      XEN is a hypervisor

    • C. 

      XEN is responsible for scheduling how SMGR gets access to the hardware

    • D. 

      XEN runs in DOM-0 of the System Platform

  • 24. 
    Where on the System Platform Server are you likely to find logs containing information about the System Manager installation?
    • A. 

      /vsp-template/

    • B. 

      /var/log/vsp/

    • C. 

      /Avaya/logs

  • 25. 
    If deploying from the template uploaded to the SP Server, you should always SSH into the SP Server as root to ensure you have rights to deploy the template.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Which of the following statements regarding installtion of the System Platform (SP) are true?
    • A. 

      SP installation is automatic, requiring no configuration

    • B. 

      SP can be installed via telnet session

    • C. 

      If installing SP via telnet, the laptop must be directly connected to the server

    • D. 

      The SP installation media will boot into telnet install mode if left at the boot screen for 30 seconds

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is not a valid way of providing the System Manager template to System Platform?
    • A. 

      Directly from the PLDS web portal

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      SCP to the System Platform Server

    • E. 

      None of the above - they are all valid

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is not a method of checking the installation of SMGR?
    • A. 

      Logging into the SMGR interface

    • B. 

      Inspecting the VM in the System Platform Virtual Machine Management Page

    • C. 

      Running the post-install audit script

    • D. 

      Unpacking the auto-created installation summary audit

  • 29. 
    What information about SMGR can be found at the Virtual Machine Management page in System Platform?
    • A. 

      System Manager VA uptimie

    • B. 

      System Manager IP address

    • C. 

      State (running / down etc.)

    • D. 

      System Manager Log in details

  • 30. 
    While deploying SMGR, if you needed a quick way to gather up all the System Platform information and logs into one place from the command line, what CLI command would you use?
    • A. 

      Swversion

    • B. 

      Statapp

    • C. 

      Getlogs

    • D. 

      Smgrstat

  • 31. 
    Which of the following is the main way in which Avaya Distributes the SMGR template to customers?
    • A. 

      Pre-installed on a server meeting the hardware requirements

    • B. 

      DVD / USB

    • C. 

      Download from PLDS

  • 32. 
    A.06 - Other than System Platform, System Manager has no other pre-install server dependencies (such as requiring Presence Services or Session Manager to be present in the network).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    A.12 - Prior to installation, customers must have prepared a database account imprinted with the correct schema for Sytem Manager to use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    A.07 - Which of the following are you required to enter when deploying the System Manager template?
    • A. 

      Default admin user details

    • B. 

      System Manager IP Address

    • C. 

      Network Mask

    • D. 

      SMGR Database password

  • 35. 
    If you make a change to an Endpoint in System Manager, it will update the Communication Manager station when committed. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    What is Communication System Management?
    • A. 

      Facilitates the administration by extracting data from Session Manager into SMGR repository to allow Aura solutions to make use of this data.

    • B. 

      Replaces System Manager

    • C. 

      Facilitates the administration by extracting data from other applications into SMGR repository to allow Aura solutions to make use of this data.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 37. 
    You cannot manage Communication Manager stations via Communications System Manager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    After an Entity has been committed, data will be replicated into the System Manager data store.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    You can initiate an on demand synchronization between CM and SMGR under which navigation route?
    • A. 

      Elements >> Inventory >> Manage Elements

    • B. 

      Elements >> Inventory >> Synchronization >> Communication System

    • C. 

      Elements >> Inventory >> Synchronization >> Messaging System

    • D. 

      Routing >> SIP Element

  • 40. 
    Which of the following System Manager statements are true?
    • A. 

      System Manager can be used to manage Avaya Aura Solutions

    • B. 

      System Manager is only accessible via command line

    • C. 

      System Manager is web based

    • D. 

      System Manager offers a centralized approach to product management

  • 41. 
    In order to manage a device via Communication System Management, it must be defined as ...
    • A. 

      An Entity

    • B. 

      A Sip Element

    • C. 

      A Session Manager

    • D. 

      A Location

  • 42. 
    What is the main purpose of the Communication System Management pages?
    • A. 

      To administer CM

    • B. 

      To administer Feature Servers

    • C. 

      To administer System Manager

    • D. 

      To communicate with System Manager

  • 43. 
    Aura users are created in System Manager by navigating to ...
    • A. 

      They are not created in System Manager

    • B. 

      Users >> Manage Users

    • C. 

      Routing >> SIP Element

    • D. 

      Elements >> Inventory >> Manage Users

  • 44. 
    Templates cannot be used in the Communication System Manager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    Element Cut Through Tool can be used to administer CM if suitable config pages aren't available in System Manager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    Entities are configured by navigating to
    • A. 

      Elements >> Inventory >> Manage Elements

    • B. 

      Elements >> Session Manager >> Session Manager Administration

    • C. 

      System Manager Data >> Settings

    • D. 

      Routing >> SIP Element

  • 47. 
    Which statement best defines an Aura User?
    • A. 

      An Aura user has access to a collection of Systems in the enterprise that can be managed by System Manager

    • B. 

      An Aura user only has access to Communication Manager

    • C. 

      An Aura user is a SIP User

    • D. 

      An Aura user only has access to System Manager

  • 48. 
    What are the benefits of System Manager?
    • A. 

      Translate between telephony protocols

    • B. 

      Consolidation

    • C. 

      No additional infrastructure costs to manage new products

    • D. 

      Central, common management console

  • 49. 
    Which statement about the Messaging System is true?
    • A. 

      Subscriber Management will provide support for Communication Manager stations

    • B. 

      Subscriber Management will provide support for the Modular Messaging Subscriber object

    • C. 

      Subscriber Management will provide support for Session Manager users

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 50. 
    If you make a change to the Communication Manager configuration via SAT or ASA, you must do which of the following for the information to replicate in the System Manager CM Data Store?
    • A. 

      Wait for the scheduled synchronization to process

    • B. 

      Nothing. It updates immediately

    • C. 

      Manually run the syncronization process on System Manager

    • D. 

      Manually run the synchronization process on Communication Manager

  • 51. 
    From Where are CM stations assigned to users?
    • A. 

      Elements >> Endpoints >> Manage Endpoints

    • B. 

      In the communication profile of the User Management

    • C. 

      Elements >> Inventory >> Manage Elements

    • D. 

      Elements >> Feature Management >> System >> Manage Endpoints

  • 52. 
    Stations must be created in CM first before they can be assigned to a user in System Manager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    A CM Station can be created within the Communication Profile of the User Management.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    Which system health statement is not true?
    • A. 

      System Manager monitors Session Manager's health

    • B. 

      System Manager alerts an administrator when it detects a problem

    • C. 

      System Manager provides UPS backup for Session Manager in case of electricity loss

    • D. 

      System Manager collates system information and logs to help trace problems

  • 55. 
    Which System Manager statement is not true?
    • A. 

      System Manager provides a common interface to manage not only Session Manager, but other Avaya products

    • B. 

      System Manger automatically distributes configurations and settings to all associated Session Manager servers within the organization

    • C. 

      System Manager ensures data consistency in the distributed common repository

    • D. 

      North American System Managers now come in fireproof boxes