MCSA 70-290 Exam Questions

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  • 1. 
    You are planning the deployment of Windows server 2003 computers for a department of 250 employees. The server will host the shared directories and shared folders for the department, and it will serve several printers to which departmental documents are sent. Which edition of Windows Server 2003 will provide the most cost-effective solution for the department?
    • A. 

      Standard Edition

    • B. 

      Enterprise Edition

    • C. 

      Web Edition

    • D. 

      Datacenter Edition

  • 2. 
    You are planning the deployment of Windows Server 2003 computers for a newActive Directory domain in a large corporation that includes multiple separateActive Directories maintained by each of the corporation’s subsidiaries. The companyhas decided to roll out Exchange Server 2003 as a unified messaging platformfor all the subsidiaries, and plans to use Microsoft Metadirectory Services(MMS) to synchronize appropriate properties of objects throughout the organization.Which edition of Windows Server 2003 will provide the most cost-effectivesolution for this deployment?
    • A. 

      Standard Edition

    • B. 

      Enterprise Edition

    • C. 

      Web Edition

    • D. 

      Datacenter Edition

  • 3. 
    You are rolling out servers to provide Internet access to your company’s e-commerceapplication. You anticipate four servers dedicated to the front-end Webapplication and one server for a robust, active SQL database. Which editions willprovide the most cost-effective solution?
    • A. 

      Standard Edition

    • B. 

      Enterprise Edition

    • C. 

      Web Edition

    • D. 

      Datacenter Edition

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is true about setup in Windows Server 2003? (Select all thatapply.)
    • A. 

      Setup can be launched by booting to the CD-ROM.

    • B. 

      Setup can be launched by booting to setup floppies.

    • C. 

      Setup requires a non-blank password to meet complexity requirements.

    • D. 

      Setup will allow you to enter all 1’s for the Product ID.

  • 5. 
    What credentials are required for administration of a remote computer using theMMC?
    • A. 

      Administrative

    • B. 

      Guest

    • C. 

      Print operator

  • 6. 
    Can an existing MMC snap-in be changed from local to remote context, or must asnap-in of the same type be loaded into the MMC for remote connection?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Are all functions within a snap-in used on a local computer usable when connectedremotely?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    How many simultaneous connections are possible to a Terminal Server running inRemote Administration mode?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      4

  • 9. 
    What would be the best way to give administrators the ability to administer aserver remotely through Terminal Services?
    • A. 

      Don’t do anything; they already have access because they are administrators.

    • B. 

      Remove the Administrators from the permission list on the Terminal Server connection, and put their administrator account in the Remote Desktop for Administration Group

    • C. 

      Create a separate, lower-authorization user account for Administrators to use daily, and place that account in the Remote Desktop for Administration Group.

  • 10. 
    What tool is used to enable Remote Desktop on a server?
    • A. 

      Terminal Services Manager

    • B. 

      Terminal Services Configuration

    • C. 

      System properties in Control Panel

    • D. 

      Terminal Services Licensing

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are firewall-related constraints relating to Remote Assistance?
    • A. 

      Port 3389 must be open.

    • B. 

      NAT cannot be used.

    • C. 

      Internet Connection Sharing is not possible.

    • D. 

      You cannot use Remote Assistance across a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

  • 12. 
    Which of the following properties and administrative tasks can be configured orperformed simultaneously on more than one user object?
    • A. 

      Last Name

    • B. 

      User Logon Name

    • C. 

      Disable Account

    • D. 

      Enable Account

    • E. 

      Reset Password

  • 13. 
    What option will be most useful to generate 100 new user objects, each of whichhave identical profile path, home folder path, Title, Web Page, Company, Department,and Manager settings?
    • A. 

      DSADD

    • B. 

      DSGET

    • C. 

      DSMOD

    • D. 

      DSRM

    • E. 

      DSQUERY

  • 14. 
    Which tool will allow you to identify accounts that have not been used for twomonths?
    • A. 

      DSADD

    • B. 

      DSGET

    • C. 

      DSMOD

    • D. 

      DSRM

    • E. 

      DSQUERY

  • 15. 
    What variable can be used with the DSMOD and DSADD commands to createuser-specific home folders and profile folders?
    • A. 

      %Username%

    • B. 

      $Username$

    • C. 

      CN=Username

    • D. 

  • 16. 
    Which tools allow you to output the telephone numbers for all users in an OU?
    • A. 

      DSADD

    • B. 

      DSGET

    • C. 

      DSMOD

    • D. 

      DSRM

    • E. 

      DSQUERY

  • 17. 
    How do you make a profile mandatory?
    • A. 

      Configure the permissions on the folder’s Security property sheet to deny write permission.

    • B. 

      Configure the permissions on the folders Sharing property sheet to allow only read permission.

    • C. 

      Modify the attributes of the profile folder to specify the Read Only attribute

    • D. 

      Rename Ntuser.dat to Ntuser.man.

  • 18. 
    You enable the password complexity policy for your domain. Describe therequirements for passwords, and when those requirements will take effect.
    • A. 

      The password must not be based on the user’s account name

    • B. 

      Must contain at least six characters, with at least one character from three of the four categories: uppercase, lowercase, Arabic numerals, and nonalphanumeric characters

    • C. 

      Requirements will take effect immediately for all new accounts

    • D. 

      Existing accounts will be affected when they next change their password

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    To monitor potential dictionary attacks against user passwords in your enterprise,what is the single best auditing policy to configure, and what log or logs will youevaluate?
    • A. 

      Account Logon Successes

    • B. 

      Account Logon Failures

    • C. 

      Application Successes

    • D. 

      Application Failures

  • 20. 
    A user has forgotten his or her password and attempts to log on several times withan incorrect password. Eventually, the user receives a logon message indicatingthat the account is either disabled or locked out. The message suggests that theuser contact an administrator. What must you do?
    • A. 

      Delete the user object and recreate it.

    • B. 

      Rename the user object.

    • C. 

      Enable the user object.

    • D. 

      Unlock the user object.

    • E. 

      Reset the password for the user object.

  • 21. 
    If you are using universal groups in your domain or forest, and you need to givepermission-based access to the members of the universal group, what configurationmust be true of the universal group?
    • A. 

      The global group has to be of the type distribution

    • B. 

      The domain functional level must be Windows 2000 native or Windows Server 2003

    • C. 

      The universal group must be of the type distribution

    • D. 

      The global group has to be type security

    • E. 

      The universal group must be of the type security

  • 22. 
    In a domain running in Windows Server 2003 domain functional level, what securityprincipals can be a member of a global group?
    • A. 

      Users

    • B. 

      Computers

    • C. 

      Universal groups

    • D. 

      Global groups

    • E. 

      All of the the above

  • 23. 
    In the properties of a group, which tab will you access to add users to the group?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Members

    • C. 

      Member of

    • D. 

      Managed by

    • E. 

      Security

  • 24. 
    You want to nest the IT Administrators group responsible for the Sales groupinside the Sales group so that its members will have access to the same resources(set by permissions in an ACL) as the Sales group. From the Properties page of theIT Administrators group, what tab will you access to make this setting?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Members

    • C. 

      Member of

    • D. 

      Managed by

    • E. 

      Security

  • 25. 
    If your environment consists of two domains, one Windows Server 2003 and oneWindows NT 4, what group scopes can you use for assigning permissions on anyresource on any domain-member computer?
    • A. 

      Domain Local Group

    • B. 

      Global Group

    • C. 

      Universal Group

    • D. 

      Security Group

    • E. 

      Distribution Group