Fast Track PE- Servers Part One

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Fast Track PE- Servers Part One

This exam will test your knowledge on the first part of the Dell fast track program on power edge servers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain how Racks and Rails work together in the server environment
    • A. 

      Rack systems ensure proper closure of your servers and rail systems provide easy access to the server components without having to remove the servers.

    • B. 

      Rack and Rail systems lock the server in the rack so that you can not remove it

    • C. 

      Racks keep the servers in place so that the rails can slide in and out of the rack

    • D. 

      Racvk and rails systems do not work together in a server environment

  • 2. 
    Which type of internal hard drives are available on the ninth generation power edge servers
    • A. 

      SCSI and SAS

    • B. 

      SATA only

    • C. 

      9th generation servers only have external hard drives

    • D. 

      SATA and SAS

  • 3. 
    What is the function of a Power Supply Paralleling Board (PSPB) and why is it important.
    • A. 

      The PSPB does not distribute the power load of a server

    • B. 

      The PSPB distributes the power load of the server across multiple power supplies

    • C. 

      The PSPB helps maintain the power of the server

    • D. 

      The PSPB is not a component of the server

  • 4. 
    How is a TCP/IP off load engine used
    • A. 

      In place of a NIC card

    • B. 

      As a back up to the NIC card

    • C. 

      As a way to trunk NIC cards

    • D. 

      To reduce excessive traffic on internal buses

  • 5. 
    What are the different types of teaming functions. select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Parrity Striping

    • B. 

      Fault Tolerance

    • C. 

      Load Balancing

    • D. 

      Generic Trunking

    • E. 

      Redundancy

  • 6. 
    TRUE or FALSE : DRAC stand for Dell Remote Assistance Controller
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What are the benefits of SAS (Serial Attached ) Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Offers wide links and wide ports

    • B. 

      Devices contain one or more ports, each with a distinct address

    • C. 

      Leaverages the SCSI command set an parts of the fibre channel frame

    • D. 

      Supports multiple drives on a single channel

    • E. 

      Shares the throughput bandwidth of the channel connection

  • 8. 
    Some PowerEdge servers have hot‐plug PCI support. Which of the following conditions must be met for that support:
    • A. 

      Server must support hot‐plug PCI

    • B. 

      Operating system must support hot‐plug PCI

    • C. 

      PCI adapter must support hot‐plug PCI

    • D. 

      Fibre Channel HBAs and network adapters support hot‐plug PCI

    • E. 

      Dell RAID and SCSI controllers do not support hot‐plug PCI

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements are true about the Indicators on the Hot‐Plug PCI slots
    • A. 

      Green: Expansion slot power is on. No action is required

    • B. 

      Amber blinking slow: Hot‐plugged expansion card is a slower operating speed than other cards on the same PCI bus.

    • C. 

      Amber blinks twice and pauses, and then repeats the sequence: Expansion card is faulty or improperly installed and causing a problem with power supply to the card.Hot‐plugged expansion card is a slower operating speed than other cards on the same PCI bus.

    • D. 

      Off: Expansion slot power is off. No action is required.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are Memory Technologies.found in Dell Power Edge Servers
    • A. 

      Spare bank:

    • B. 

      Memory mirroring

    • C. 

      Memory RAID:

    • D. 

      Chip kill Memory

    • E. 

      SDRAM module set

  • 11. 
    What happens when a SAS controller comes online. Choose all that apply
    • A. 

      It goes through each of the phys.

    • B. 

      Registers every device

    • C. 

      Notes the device WWN

    • D. 

      Maintains a list of physical disks to configure

  • 12. 
    During power up a server goes through a post check what does the abbreviation stand for
    • A. 

      Power only start-up check

    • B. 

      Power on self test

    • C. 

      Pre operation system check

  • 13. 
    TCP/IP Offload Engine : TOE increases overall system efficiency and performance by:Pick all that apply
    • A. 

      Removing processor bottlenecks

    • B. 

      Reducing excessive traffic across internal memory buses

    • C. 

      Reducing traffic on the internal PCI buses

    • D. 

      Requiring a TOE key

  • 14. 
    Open Manage consists of Deployment Tools, Monitoring Tools and Maintenance Tools.Which of the following can be used as Maintenance Tools.
    • A. 

      PED : Power Edge Diagnostics

    • B. 

      DSA: Dell Server Assistant

    • C. 

      OMSA: Open manage Server Administrator

    • D. 

      SUU: Server Update Utility

  • 15. 
    Which Component Interacts with the microprocessor and storage devices to write and retrieve data.
    • A. 

      PERC

    • B. 

      DRAC 5

    • C. 

      Raid

    • D. 

      PCI Riser

  • 16. 
      Whichcomponents can be redundant in a server
    • A. 

      Power Supply

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Network Card

    • D. 

      Memory

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 17. 
    What is the purpose of a Hot Spare in a RAID array
    • A. 

      Used to replace a failed drive in a redundant array

    • B. 

      Used to store the stripe information of a redundant array

    • C. 

      Serves as the master disk in a raid 10 array

    • D. 

      An empty disk that is plugged into the server to keep it warm

    • E. 

      A disk taken off line due to overheating

  • 18. 
    Restoring BIOS/Factory Defaults:Which off the following are correct methods for restoring the system BIOS to the Factory setting
    • A. 

      Press ALT-F to restore factory defaults for the entire BIOS

    • B. 

      Press F2 from the system BIOS Screen

    • C. 

      Press ALT -D to restore factory defaults for the entire BIOS

    • D. 

      Open the chassis and change the NVRAM jumper to the clear setting.

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