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Exam 70-290 Managing & Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Convert Disk3 to a dynamic disk.

    • B. 

      Create a new NTFS volume on Disk3.

    • C. 

      Run the Extend Volume Wizard on Disk1.

    • D. 

      Convert Disk3 to a GUID Partition Table (GPT) disk.

  • 2. 
    Your network contains a database server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Server1 has the following hardware configurations:A single processor that supports hyper threading Dual processor motherboard Two hard disks 2 GB of RAMThe first disk contains all the files for the operating system and applications. The second disk is empty. Hyper threading is disabled in the BIOS. Users report a slow response when they query the database on Server1. You monitor Server1 for one day and receive the performance statistics shown in the following table: You need to improve database performance. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Upgrade the RAM to 4 GB.

    • B. 

      Install a second processor.

    • C. 

      Enable hyper threading in the BIOS.

    • D. 

      Move the database to the second disk.

  • 3. 
    Your network contains a database server named Server1. Server1 runs the 32 bit version of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 2 (SP2) and has 16 GB of RAM. On Server1, you open Task Manager and discover that the total physical memory shows only 4 GB of RAM. You need to ensure that Server1 has access to all 16 GB of RAM. What should you do?
    • A. 

      In the Boot.ini file, add the /PAE switch and then restart the server.

    • B. 

      In the Boot.ini file, add the /3GB switch and then restart the server.

    • C. 

      From Performance Options, set Memory Usage to Programs.

    • D. 

      From Performance Options, change the initial size of the paging file to 16 GB and then restart the server.

  • 4. 
    Your network contains a server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack (SP2). You install a new network adapter on Server1. You need to view the media access control (MAC) address for the new network adapter. What should you do?
    • A. 

      At the command prompt, run Ipconfig /all

    • B. 

      At the command prompt, run Net view \\server1

    • C. 

      From the Device Manager snap in, view the properties of the network adapter.

    • D. 

      From the Services snap in, view the properties on the Network Connections service.

  • 5. 
    Your network contains a database server that runs Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 (SP2). The server has 1 GB of RAM and a single hard disk. Queries against the databases on the server are very slow. You discover that the hard disk on the server is very active. You are evaluating whether to add RAM to the server. You need to use System Monitor to find out whether adding RAM will decrease disk activity. Which performance counter should you monitor?
    • A. 

      LogicalDisk : % Free Space

    • B. 

      Memory : Pages Faults/sec

    • C. 

      Memory : Free System Page Table Entries

    • D. 

      Server Work Queues : Queue Length

  • 6. 
    Your network contains an application server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack(SP2). You open the Performance tab in Task Manager as shown in the exhibit:You need to improve the performance of Server1. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Install additional RAM.

    • B. 

      Install a second processor.

    • C. 

      Decrease the size of the paging file.

    • D. 

      Add the /PAE switch to the Boot.ini file.

  • 7. 
    You have a print server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack (SP2). Server1 is configured as shown in the following table:All the hard disks are 136 GB and are connected to a SCSI controller. You need to identify which disk configuration will provide the best performance for printing. Which disk configuration should you implement?
    • A. 

      One RAID 0 volume

    • B. 

      One RAID 1 volume

    • C. 

      One RAID 5 volume

    • D. 

      Two RAID 1 volumes

  • 8. 
    You have a file server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Server1 has one basic disk that contains one partition. You monitor the PhysicalDisk : Avg. Disk Bytes/Read counter for one year and discover that the value has decreased by 25 percent. You need to increase the disk performance of Server1. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Compress the volume.

    • B. 

      Defragment the volume.

    • C. 

      Convert the disk to a dynamic disk.

    • D. 

      Enable Shadow Copies on the volume.

  • 9. 
    You have a server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Server1 runs a custom database application. The database files are stored on drive D. Server1 experiences a power failure. Upon restart, the database engine reports that the log files fail to replay because a log file is corrupt. You need to minimize the risk of a log file becoming corrupt if the power fails. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Enable hibernation.

    • B. 

      Enable volume shadow copies.

    • C. 

      Disable read caching on drive D

    • D. 

      Disable write caching on drive D.

  • 10. 
    You have a server that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and is configured as a domain controller. You run Windows Update and install a number of device drivers. You restart the server. During the startup process, the server stops. You receive the following stop error message:0x000000D1 (0x0000000c, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0xf27b4e8e) IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. You need to identify which device or service is causing the error. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Restart the server by using the Safe Mode option. Review the contents of the ntbtlog.txt file.

    • B. 

      Restart the server by using the Last Known Good Configuration option. Review the spupdsvc.log file.

    • C. 

      Restart the server by using the Directory Services Restore Mode option. Review the contents of the ntdtcsetup.log file.

    • D. 

      Restart the server by using the Safe Mode with Networking option. Review the contents of the WindowsUpdate.log file.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      From the command prompt, run Convert.exe.

    • B. 

      From the Disk Management snap in, change the drive letter.

    • C. 

      From the Services snap in, restart the Removable Storage service.

    • D. 

      From the Device Manager snap in, scan for a hardware change.

  • 12. 
    You have a file server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack (SP2). Server1 has a 10 gigabit network adapter and is connected to a 100 Mb switch. You replace the 100 Mb switch by using a 1 GB switch. You discover that copying files to Server1 over the network is slow. You need to reduce the amount of time it takes to copy files to Server1 over the network. Which connection type should you specify for the network adapter?
    • A. 

      1 gigabit half duplex

    • B. 

      1 gigabit full duplex

    • C. 

      10 gigabit half duplex

    • D. 

      10 gigabit full duplex

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Use the Roll Back Driver option.

    • B. 

      Use Windows Backup to restore the system state.

    • C. 

      Restart the server and select the Safe Mode option.

    • D. 

      Restart the server and select the Last Known Good Configuration option.

  • 14. 
    You have a server that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). You need to identify all the unsigned drivers that are installed on the server. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Run Chkdsk.exe.

    • B. 

      Run Sigverif.exe.

    • C. 

      Review %systemroot%\repair\setup.log.

    • D. 

      Open Device Manager and review all the devices that contain a warning.

  • 15. 
    You have a server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Server1 is used for testing. You need to ensure that Server1 administrators can install any driver on Server1 without receiving a warning message. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Run Driverquery.exe.

    • B. 

      Modify the Driver Signing option.

    • C. 

      Modify the Load and unload device drivers user right.

    • D. 

      Modify the permissions for the %systemroot%\system32\drivers folder.

  • 16. 
    You have a server that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). You have a third party hardware device installed. The device uses a third party driver. The device works properly. The driver's hardware manufacturer provides a new device driver. You update the device driver, but the device fails to work. You need to ensure that you can use the new hardware device. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Connect to Windows Update and install all driver updates.

    • B. 

      From the properties of the device, select Roll Back Driver.

    • C. 

      From Device Manager, uninstall the device and then restart the server.

    • D. 

      From Device Manager, disable the device and then click Scan for hardware changes.

  • 17. 
    Your network consists of a single domain. All domain controllers run Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). All client computers run Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (SP3). You need to ensure that users' personal settings are the same when they log on to different client computers in the domain. What should you do?
    • A. 

      From the properties of each user account, configure a profile path.

    • B. 

      From the properties of each user account, configure a home folder path.

    • C. 

      From the Default Domain Policy, configure a logon script that runs Loadstate.exe.

    • D. 

      From the Default Domain Policy, configure a logon script that runs Scanstate.exe.

  • 18. 
    Your network consists of a single Active Directory domain. All computers on the network are joined to the domain. You have a server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). You install a network management application named App1 on Server1. A user named Admin1 logs on to Server1 and reports that the shortcut to App1 does not exist. You log on to Server1 as a local administrator and verify that the shortcut to App1 exists. You need to ensure that a shortcut to App1 is available for Admin1 on Server1 only. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Log on to Server1 as a local administrator. Create a shortcut to App1 in the Default User profile.

    • B. 

      Log on to Server1 as a local administrator. Create a shortcut to App1 in the All Users profile.

    • C. 

      In the Netlogon share on a domain controller, create a folder named Default User. Create a shortcut for App1 in the new folder.

    • D. 

      In the Netlogon share on a domain controller, create a folder named All Users. Create a shortcut for App1 in the new folder.

  • 19. 
    Your network consists of a single Active Directory domain. All servers run Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). All client computers run Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (SP3). A user named User1 has a computer named Computer1. You need to prevent changes made to User1's desktop from being saved when User1 logs off of Computer1. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Log on to Computer1 as an administrator. Rename User1's user profile folder to User1.man.

    • B. 

      Log on to Computer1 as an administrator. In User1's user profile, rename ntuser.ini to ntuser.man.

    • C. 

      Implement a roaming user profile for User1. In User1's roaming user profile, rename ntuser.dat to ntuser.man.

    • D. 

      Implement a roaming user profile for User1. In User1's roaming user profile, deny User1 the Read permission for ntuser.ini.

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      In the roaming user profile, rename the ntuser.dat file to ntuser.man.

    • B. 

      In the roaming user profile, remove all permissions on the Desktop folder and assign KioskUser the Read permission for the Desktop folder.

    • C. 

      On each kiosk, rename the ntuser.ini file to ntuser.man.

    • D. 

      On each kiosk, remove all permissions on the Documents and Settings folder and assign KioskUser the Read permission for the Documents and Settings folder.