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  • 1. 

    Choose the three BMC communication interfaces that apply.

    • A.

      Serial out-of-band

    • B.

      LAN out-of-band

    • C.

      NAS connections

    • D.

      Internet connections

    • E.

      Host in-band

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Serial out-of-band
    B. LAN out-of-band
    E. Host in-band
    Explanation
    The three BMC communication interfaces that apply are Serial out-of-band, LAN out-of-band, and Host in-band. Serial out-of-band refers to using a serial connection to communicate with the BMC, typically through a console port. LAN out-of-band involves using a separate network connection, such as Ethernet, to communicate with the BMC. Host in-band refers to using the host system's network interface to communicate with the BMC. NAS connections and Internet connections are not mentioned as applicable interfaces.

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  • 2. 

    How can a user configure a RAID array without using Dell OpenManage Server Administrator?

    • A.

      PERC BIOS

    • B.

      DRAC BIOS

    • C.

      Dell 32-bit Diagnostics

    • D.

      Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET)

    Correct Answer
    A. PERC BIOS
    Explanation
    A user can configure a RAID array without using Dell OpenManage Server Administrator by accessing the PERC BIOS. The PERC BIOS allows users to configure and manage the RAID settings directly through the server's BIOS interface. This eliminates the need for additional software or tools, providing a straightforward method for configuring the RAID array.

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  • 3. 

    Which RAID level maximizes both performance and redundancy?

    • A.

      RAID 0

    • B.

      RAID 1

    • C.

      RAID 10

    • D.

      RAID 5

    Correct Answer
    C. RAID 10
    Explanation
    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, combines the benefits of RAID 1 (mirroring) and RAID 0 (striping). It provides both performance and redundancy by striping data across multiple drives (RAID 0) and then mirroring the striped set (RAID 1). This configuration offers improved read and write performance due to striping, while also providing redundancy through mirroring. In case of a drive failure, the mirrored drive can take over, ensuring data availability and minimizing downtime. Therefore, RAID 10 maximizes both performance and redundancy.

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  • 4. 

    What should be done before performing any Storage troubleshooting?

    • A.

      Initialize all drives in the array

    • B.

      Perform a consistency check

    • C.

      Change the RAID level to 10 for greater performance

    • D.

      Ensure a complete back up of the data exists

    Correct Answer
    D. Ensure a complete back up of the data exists
    Explanation
    Before performing any storage troubleshooting, it is crucial to ensure that a complete backup of the data exists. This is important because troubleshooting procedures may involve making changes or modifications to the storage system, which can potentially result in data loss or corruption. Having a complete backup ensures that the data can be restored in case any issues arise during the troubleshooting process.

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  • 5. 

    What is OpenMange Server Administrator (OMSA)?

    • A.

      A Diagnostic solution for PowerEdge systems that provides troubleshooting applications to systems on the enterprise network experiencing problems

    • B.

      A solution designed for customers who need to build scripted installs in order to deploy large number of servers

    • C.

      A systems management console program, usually installed on one management station, to collect information and provide a view of all managed systems

    • D.

      An application that enables users to perform storage controller and enclosure functions for all supported controllers and enclosures

    Correct Answer
    A. A Diagnostic solution for PowerEdge systems that provides troubleshooting applications to systems on the enterprise network experiencing problems
    Explanation
    OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) is a diagnostic solution specifically designed for PowerEdge systems. It offers troubleshooting applications to address any issues experienced by systems on the enterprise network. OMSA helps identify and resolve problems efficiently, ensuring the smooth operation of the network.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following statements describe PowerEdge 2900 LCD messages?

    • A.

      They are written to the System Event Log (SEL)

    • B.

      They are listed during the POST process

    • C.

      They are displayed with a color coded background

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      A and B

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." This means that all of the statements mentioned in the options describe PowerEdge 2900 LCD messages. These messages are written to the System Event Log (SEL), listed during the POST process, and displayed with a color-coded background.

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  • 7. 

    On 9th generations servers, what displays on the front LCD if a server has multiple errors?

    • A.

      Up to three messages

    • B.

      Up to five messages

    • C.

      Only the first message

    • D.

      All messages in sequence

    • E.

      Only the most recent message

    Correct Answer
    E. Only the most recent message
    Explanation
    On 9th generation servers, if a server has multiple errors, only the most recent message will be displayed on the front LCD. This means that the server will prioritize showing the most recent error message over any previous messages.

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  • 8. 

    What does the BMC inside 9th generation PowerEdge servers do?

    • A.

      Monitors, controls, and reports system health

    • B.

      Monitors and controls RAID hard drives

    • C.

      Monitors, controls, and reports NIC communication

    • D.

      Monitors, controls, and reports OS health

    Correct Answer
    A. Monitors, controls, and reports system health
    Explanation
    The BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) inside 9th generation PowerEdge servers is responsible for monitoring, controlling, and reporting the system health. It keeps track of various parameters such as temperature, voltage, and fan speed to ensure that the server is functioning optimally. Additionally, it provides remote management capabilities, allowing administrators to monitor and control the server even when they are not physically present. By reporting system health, the BMC helps in identifying and resolving any potential issues before they can cause significant problems or downtime.

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  • 9. 

    Which Dell diagnostics tool operates within the operating system?

    • A.

      Dell System E-Support Tool

    • B.

      Dell 32-Bit Diagnostics

    • C.

      MpMemory tests

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Dell System E-Support Tool
    Explanation
    The Dell System E-Support Tool is the correct answer because it operates within the operating system. This tool allows users to diagnose and troubleshoot issues with their Dell systems without needing to restart or boot into a separate diagnostics environment. It provides a convenient and efficient way to perform system diagnostics and resolve problems while the operating system is running.

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  • 10. 

    Can SMART errors be cleared from a hard drive using Dell OpenMange Server Administrator?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) errors are not something that can be cleared or fixed by Dell OpenManage Server Administrator. SMART errors indicate potential problems with the hard drive and are usually a sign of impending failure. While Dell OpenManage Server Administrator can provide information about SMART errors, it cannot clear or resolve them. The only solution for SMART errors is to replace the failing hard drive.

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  • 11. 

    How do you open the boot interface for DRAC5 and the Baseboard Management Console (BMC) on 9th generation of PowerEdge servers?

    • A.

      at boot

    • B.

      when the OS is running

    • C.

      at boot

    • D.

      Type BMC in the command line

    Correct Answer
    A. at boot
    Explanation
    To open the boot interface for DRAC5 and the BMC on 9th generation PowerEdge servers, you need to access it at boot time. This means that you should perform the necessary steps to access the boot interface during the server's startup process, rather than when the operating system is already running. Typing "BMC" in the command line is not the correct method to open the boot interface.

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  • 12. 

    How do you launch Dell 32-bit Diagnostics on a PowerEdge System?

    • A.

      Press ++ at start up

    • B.

      Press at start up. Select Boot to the Utility Partition from the Boot menu. Run Dell Diagnostics when the utility partition loads.

    • C.

      Press at start up. Select Dell Diagnostics from the boot menu.

    • D.

      Press at start up. Run System Diagnostics when the utility partition loads

    Correct Answer
    D. Press at start up. Run System Diagnostics when the utility partition loads
    Explanation
    To launch Dell 32-bit Diagnostics on a PowerEdge System, you need to press F5 at start up. This will allow you to access the utility partition. Once the utility partition loads, you can then run the System Diagnostics to perform the necessary tests and troubleshooting on the system.

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  • 13. 

    What type of server is a PowerEdge 1850?

    • A.

      Rack-Optimized server

    • B.

      Tower server

    • C.

      Value line server

    • D.

      A server that can have only one CPU

    Correct Answer
    A. Rack-Optimized server
    Explanation
    A PowerEdge 1850 is a rack-optimized server. This means that it is designed to be mounted in a server rack, which is a standardized framework for holding multiple servers in a data center. Rack-optimized servers are typically more compact and efficient in terms of space utilization compared to tower servers, which are standalone servers that resemble a desktop computer tower. The term "value line server" does not provide any specific information about the type of server, and the statement "a server that can have only one CPU" is not a defining characteristic of the PowerEdge 1850.

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  • 14. 

    If all the configured drives are present in the server, what else must be the same for each disk in the storage system for it to be listed as complete and consistent?

    • A.

      Controller guide

    • B.

      Header guide

    • C.

      Time-stamp

    • D.

      Sequence number

    • E.

      Storage capicity

    • F.

      Number of heads

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Controller guide
    B. Header guide
    C. Time-stamp
    D. Sequence number
    Explanation
    For each disk in the storage system to be listed as complete and consistent, the controller guide, header guide, time-stamp, and sequence number must be the same. These elements ensure that the disks are properly synchronized and that the data stored on them is accurate and up-to-date. The controller guide and header guide provide instructions and information for accessing and interpreting the data on the disk. The time-stamp and sequence number help track and order the data, ensuring consistency across all disks. Storage capacity and number of heads are not relevant to the completeness and consistency of the disks.

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  • 15. 

    What happens when a server fan fails?

    • A.

      The system immediately shuts down

    • B.

      Other fans speeds up

    • C.

      The LCD panel lights blue

    • D.

      The operating system is shut down

    Correct Answer
    B. Other fans speeds up
    Explanation
    When a server fan fails, the other fans in the system will speed up. This is because the fans are responsible for cooling down the server and preventing it from overheating. When one fan fails, the remaining fans compensate by increasing their speed in order to maintain proper airflow and prevent the system from becoming too hot. This ensures that the server continues to operate within safe temperature limits.

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  • 16. 

    What does virtual media support allow a user to do? 

    • A.

      Remotely boot managed systems from virtual media

    • B.

      Install applications from virtual media

    • C.

      Update drivers from virtual media

    • D.

      Configure a virtual operating system on the local drive

    • E.

      Remotely install a operating system from virtual media

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Remotely boot managed systems from virtual media
    B. Install applications from virtual media
    C. Update drivers from virtual media
    E. Remotely install a operating system from virtual media
    Explanation
    Virtual media support allows a user to remotely boot managed systems, install applications, update drivers, and remotely install an operating system from virtual media. This feature enables users to perform these tasks without physically being present at the system, providing convenience and flexibility in managing and maintaining systems.

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  • 17. 

    How are BIOS related errors cleared from the PowerEdge 2900 LCD panel?

    • A.

      Clear the System Event Log (SEL)

    • B.

      Restart the operating system

    • C.

      Clear the condition

    • D.

      Hold the button on the LCD Panel for 3 seconds

    Correct Answer
    A. Clear the System Event Log (SEL)
    Explanation
    To clear BIOS-related errors from the PowerEdge 2900 LCD panel, the System Event Log (SEL) needs to be cleared. The SEL is a log that records hardware events and errors. By clearing the SEL, any previous BIOS-related errors that were logged will be removed. This can help in troubleshooting and resolving any issues related to the BIOS. Restarting the operating system or clearing the condition may not necessarily clear the BIOS-related errors, and holding the button on the LCD Panel for 3 seconds is not a valid method for clearing these errors.

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  • 18. 

    How are no BIOS related errors cleared from the PowerEdge 2900 LCD panel?

    • A.

      Clear the System Event Log (SEL)

    • B.

      Restart the operating system

    • C.

      Clear the condition

    • D.

      Hold the button on the LCD Panel for 3 seconds

    Correct Answer
    C. Clear the condition
    Explanation
    To clear no BIOS related errors from the PowerEdge 2900 LCD panel, the correct action is to clear the condition. This means resolving the issue or error that is causing the error message to appear on the LCD panel. It could involve troubleshooting the hardware or software problem, fixing any configuration issues, or resolving any conflicts that may be causing the error. Once the condition is cleared, the error message should disappear from the LCD panel.

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  • 19. 

    What must be done to completely clear the NVRAM on a PowerEdge server?

    • A.

      During POST access the utility menu and select clear NVRAM

    • B.

      Power off the server and remove the Power Supply Modules

    • C.

      Power off the server and change the NVRAM jumper

    • D.

      Restart the operating system twice

    Correct Answer
    C. Power off the server and change the NVRAM jumper
    Explanation
    To completely clear the NVRAM on a PowerEdge server, the server needs to be powered off and the NVRAM jumper needs to be changed. This will reset the NVRAM to its default settings. Accessing the utility menu during POST or restarting the operating system will not clear the NVRAM. Removing the power supply modules may cause the server to lose power, but it will not clear the NVRAM.

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  • 20. 

    Which component interacts with the microprocessor, memory and storage devices to write and retrieve data?

    • A.

      PERC

    • B.

      DRAC 5

    • C.

      RAID

    • D.

      PCI riser

    Correct Answer
    A. PERC
    Explanation
    PERC stands for PowerEdge RAID Controller, which is a component that interacts with the microprocessor, memory, and storage devices to write and retrieve data. It is responsible for managing the RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) configuration, which provides data redundancy and improves performance by distributing data across multiple disks. The PERC controller allows the microprocessor to communicate with the storage devices and ensures that data is written and retrieved correctly.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following describes OMSA?

    • A.

      A systems management hardware and software solution designed to provide remote management capabilities, crashed system recovery, and power control functions for PowerEdge

    • B.

      A system management console program, usually installed on one management station to collect information and provide a view of all managed systems

    • C.

      Software applications that enable remote management and configuration of systems equipped with a BMC

    • D.

      Managment sollution for PowerEdge systems that provide a consolidated and consistent way to monitor, configure, update, and manage individual Dell servers

    Correct Answer
    D. Managment sollution for PowerEdge systems that provide a consolidated and consistent way to monitor, configure, update, and manage individual Dell servers
    Explanation
    OMSA is a management solution specifically designed for PowerEdge systems. It allows for remote management capabilities, crashed system recovery, power control functions, and provides a consolidated and consistent way to monitor, configure, update, and manage individual Dell servers. It is a software application that enables remote management and configuration of systems equipped with a BMC. It is not a hardware solution or a system management console program installed on one management station.

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  • 22. 

    What are valid NIC teaming options? 

    • A.

      Fault Tolerance

    • B.

      Load Balancing

    • C.

      Generic Trunking

    • D.

      Traffic redirecting

    • E.

      Router Trunking

    • F.

      Fault balancing

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Fault Tolerance
    B. Load Balancing
    C. Generic Trunking
    Explanation
    Valid NIC teaming options include Fault Tolerance, Load Balancing, and Generic Trunking. Fault Tolerance allows for redundancy by having multiple NICs configured to work together, so if one fails, the other can take over. Load Balancing distributes the network traffic evenly across multiple NICs to improve performance. Generic Trunking combines multiple NICs into a single logical link to increase bandwidth. Traffic redirecting, Router Trunking, and Fault balancing are not valid NIC teaming options.

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  • 23. 

    Where can you research issues using Dell manuals and forums?

    • A.

      The utility partition

    • B.

      Microsoft Product Support (MPS)

    • C.

      Open Manage Server Administrator

    • D.

      Support.dell.com

    Correct Answer
    D. Support.dell.com
    Explanation
    Support.dell.com is the correct answer because it is a website where users can research issues using Dell manuals and forums. It is a dedicated platform provided by Dell to assist their customers in troubleshooting and finding solutions to their problems. The website contains a comprehensive collection of manuals, guides, and forums where users can find information, ask questions, and interact with other Dell users to resolve their issues.

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  • 24. 

    What is recommend as the first action to be taken if a RAID goes offline?

    • A.

      Attempt to rebuild the drive

    • B.

      Replace the drive

    • C.

      at boot

    • D.

      Type BMC in the command line

    Correct Answer
    A. Attempt to rebuild the drive
    Explanation
    The first action to be taken if a RAID goes offline is to attempt to rebuild the drive. Rebuilding the drive involves reconstructing the data on the failed drive by using the redundancy information stored on the remaining drives in the RAID array. This process can help to restore the RAID to a functional state without the need for replacing the drive.

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  • 25. 

    You are having intermittent problems with your servers SAS hard disk drives and would like to run a diagnostics. Which diagnostics utility tests hard drives?

    • A.

      32 Bit Diagnostics

    • B.

      MpMemory test

    • C.

      DSET

    • D.

      Power up Self Test (POST)

    Correct Answer
    A. 32 Bit Diagnostics
    Explanation
    The 32 Bit Diagnostics utility is used to test the hard drives in this scenario. This utility is specifically designed to diagnose and troubleshoot issues with the servers' SAS hard disk drives. It helps identify any intermittent problems or faults in the drives, allowing for necessary repairs or replacements to be made.

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  • 26. 

    What identifies a NIC connector as the DRAC NIC connector?

    • A.

      The dot icon

    • B.

      A DRAC does not use a NIC

    • C.

      The wrench icon

    • D.

      The DRAC icon

    Correct Answer
    C. The wrench icon
    Explanation
    The wrench icon identifies a NIC connector as the DRAC NIC connector.

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  • 27. 

    Which Operating System(s) can be used to create a bootable media for Dell 32-Bit diagnostics? 

    • A.

      Windows

    • B.

      Linux

    • C.

      Dell OpenManage Server Administrator

    • D.

      OpenBSD

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Windows
    B. Linux
    Explanation
    Windows and Linux can be used to create a bootable media for Dell 32-Bit diagnostics. Both operating systems have the necessary tools and capabilities to create a bootable media, which can be used to run the diagnostics on Dell systems. Other options like Dell OpenManage Server Administrator and OpenBSD are not suitable for this purpose as they do not have the required functionality to create a bootable media for Dell diagnostics.

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  • 28. 

    What checks that storage firmware revisions are compatible with the drivers in use by the operating system?

    • A.

      OpenManage Server Administrator

    • B.

      PowerEdge Diagnostics

    • C.

      32-Bit Diagnostics

    • D.

      Dell System E-Support Tool

    Correct Answer
    A. OpenManage Server Administrator
    Explanation
    OpenManage Server Administrator is a software tool provided by Dell that allows system administrators to manage and monitor Dell servers. It includes features such as inventory management, firmware updates, and system diagnostics. One of the functions of OpenManage Server Administrator is to check the compatibility of storage firmware revisions with the drivers being used by the operating system. This ensures that the firmware and drivers are compatible and can work together effectively, reducing the risk of compatibility issues and improving system performance.

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  • 29. 

    Which Array Disk task(s) is/are recommended when replacing a hard drive? 

    • A.

      Blink

    • B.

      Prepare to remove

    • C.

      Offline

    • D.

      Initialize

    • E.

      Remove dead segments

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Blink
    C. Offline
    Explanation
    When replacing a hard drive, it is recommended to perform the "Blink" and "Offline" tasks. The "Blink" task helps to identify the specific hard drive that needs to be replaced by making its LED blink. The "Offline" task ensures that the hard drive is taken offline before it is physically removed, preventing any data loss or system errors.

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  • 30. 

    When replacing a hard drive that is connected to a hot-plug backplane, how is a drive rebuild initiated?

    • A.

      Through PowerEdge Diagnostics

    • B.

      With OpenManage System Administrator

    • C.

      In the PERC firmware

    • D.

      Rebuild starts automatically

    Correct Answer
    D. Rebuild starts automatically
    Explanation
    When replacing a hard drive that is connected to a hot-plug backplane, the drive rebuild is initiated automatically. This means that once the new drive is inserted, the system will automatically start the process of rebuilding the data onto the new drive. This ensures that the data is restored and the system can continue functioning without any manual intervention.

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  • 31. 

    Which items can be detected and communicated using the DRAC 5?

    • A.

      Temprature

    • B.

      Voltage

    • C.

      Fan speeds

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The DRAC 5 is capable of detecting and communicating information about temperature, voltage, and fan speeds. This means that it can monitor and report on the temperature levels, voltage levels, and fan speeds of various items or components. By being able to detect and communicate this information, the DRAC 5 can provide valuable insights into the performance and health of these items, allowing for proactive maintenance and troubleshooting.

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  • 32. 

    Why would a user blink and Unblink a drive in a RAID array?

    • A.

      To help identify the location of a drive

    • B.

      To clear any faults

    • C.

      To start a rebuild

    • D.

      To create a Virtual disk

    Correct Answer
    A. To help identify the location of a drive
    Explanation
    Blinking and unblinking a drive in a RAID array can help identify the location of a specific drive. By blinking the drive, the user can visually locate it among multiple drives in the array. This can be useful when troubleshooting or performing maintenance tasks. Unblinking the drive indicates that the identification process is complete. This feature allows for easier identification and management of individual drives within the RAID array.

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  • 33. 

    What does the third digit (X in PE68X0 and PE29X0) in the PowerEdge naming conention signify?

    • A.

      Mounting / Chassis

    • B.

      Generation

    • C.

      Series

    • D.

      Blade Technology

    Correct Answer
    C. Series
    Explanation
    The third digit in the PowerEdge naming convention signifies the series of the PowerEdge server. This digit helps to identify the specific model within a particular series.

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  • 34. 

    To isolate a failure, you want to watch the PowerEdge Diagnostics while they run. Where can you monitor the progress of the diagnostics?

    • A.

      Configuration Tab

    • B.

      Results Tab

    • C.

      Status Tab

    • D.

      Test Selected Tab

    Correct Answer
    C. Status Tab
    Explanation
    To isolate a failure and monitor the progress of the PowerEdge Diagnostics, you can do so in the Status Tab. This tab provides real-time updates and information about the ongoing diagnostics, allowing you to track the progress and identify any failures or issues that may arise during the testing process. The Status Tab is specifically designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the diagnostic process, making it the ideal location to monitor the diagnostics.

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  • 35. 

    What components in a RAID Storage system can contain firmware?

    • A.

      The hard drive

    • B.

      The backplane

    • C.

      The PERC

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the components listed in the options (hard drive, backplane, and PERC) can contain firmware in a RAID Storage system. Firmware is a type of software that is embedded in hardware devices, and it provides instructions for the device to function properly. In a RAID Storage system, the hard drive, backplane, and PERC (PowerEdge RAID Controller) all have their own firmware that helps in managing and controlling the storage operations. Therefore, all of the components mentioned can contain firmware.

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  • 36. 

    What can be used to import and clear foreign disk configurations? 

    • A.

      The PERC firmware using (Ctrl-R)

    • B.

      OpenManage Server Administrator

    • C.

      Dell 32-Bit Diagnostics

    • D.

      Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET)

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The PERC firmware using (Ctrl-R)
    B. OpenManage Server Administrator
    Explanation
    The PERC firmware using (Ctrl-R) and OpenManage Server Administrator can be used to import and clear foreign disk configurations. The PERC firmware can be accessed by pressing Ctrl-R during system boot to enter the RAID configuration utility. This utility allows importing and clearing foreign disk configurations. OpenManage Server Administrator is a software tool provided by Dell that enables system administrators to manage and monitor Dell servers. It also provides the capability to import and clear foreign disk configurations.

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  • 37. 

    Which diagnostics options perform hard drive self-tests while the server is still running?

    • A.

      OpenManage Diagnostics, 32-Bit Diagnostics

    • B.

      PowerEdge Diagnostics, Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET)

    • C.

      OpenManage Diagnostics, PowerEdge Diagnostics

    • D.

      32-Bit Diagnostics, Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET)

    Correct Answer
    C. OpenManage Diagnostics, PowerEdge Diagnostics
    Explanation
    OpenManage Diagnostics and PowerEdge Diagnostics are the correct options because they both allow for hard drive self-tests to be performed while the server is still running. These diagnostics tools are designed to analyze the health and functionality of the server's hardware components, including the hard drive. By running self-tests, any potential issues or failures can be detected and addressed promptly, ensuring the overall stability and reliability of the server. The other options, 32-Bit Diagnostics and Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET), may offer diagnostics capabilities but do not specifically mention the ability to perform hard drive self-tests while the server is running.

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  • 38. 

    What options does a user have to view the System Event Log (SEL)? 

    • A.

      BMC/DRAC interface and

    • B.

      Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET)

    • C.

      Dell OpenManage Server Administrator

    • D.

      Dell 32-Bit Diagnostics

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. BMC/DRAC interface and
    B. Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET)
    C. Dell OpenManage Server Administrator
    Explanation
    The user has multiple options to view the System Event Log (SEL). One option is to use the BMC/DRAC interface, which allows remote management and monitoring of the server. Another option is to use the Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET), which is a diagnostic and troubleshooting tool that provides detailed system information. Additionally, the user can use Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, which is a software application that enables centralized management of Dell servers. These options provide different ways for the user to access and view the System Event Log based on their preferences and requirements.

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  • 39. 

    Which component provides the hot-plug interface to a SCSI hard drive in most Dell Servers?

    • A.

      Backplane

    • B.

      Cables

    • C.

      PERC Card

    • D.

      SCSI Card

    Correct Answer
    A. Backplane
    Explanation
    The backplane is a component that provides the hot-plug interface to a SCSI hard drive in most Dell Servers. This means that the backplane allows for easy and convenient installation and removal of the hard drive without having to power down the server. The backplane also ensures a secure and reliable connection between the hard drive and the server, making it an essential component for SCSI hard drive integration in Dell Servers.

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