Hardest Trivia Questions On Dell PowerEdge Server! Quiz

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Hardest Trivia Questions On Dell PowerEdge Server! Quiz

Below is the Hardest Trivia Questions On Dell Poweredge Server! Do you own a dell computer and think you know all there is to maintain the systems? Take up the quiz and get to see how much you know about the dell manufacturing process and what goes into making the dell laptops. All the best as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 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

  • 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)

  • 3. 
    Which RAID level maximizes both performance and redundancy?
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      RAID 10

    • D. 

      RAID 5

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 10. 
    Can SMART errors be cleared from a hard drive using Dell OpenMange Server Administrator?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)