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  • Your network consists of a single Active Directory domain. You have a terminal server that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). You need to prevent users from establishing multiple Remote Desktop connections to the server. What should you do?

  • 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). You have a user account named User1. You need to identify which permissions User1 has on a file. What should you do?

  • 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). You have a file server that contains two volumes named C and D. Volume C contains a folder named User1data. User1 is the owner of all files in the User1data folder. You copy the User1data folder to volume D. You examine the ownership of the User1data folder on volume D and discover that your user account is listed as the owner. You need to ensure that User1 is the owner of the User1data folder on volume D. What should you do?

  • You are a network administrator for your company. The network consists of a single Active Directory domain. A user named Mary works in the information technology (IT) security department. Mary is a member of the ITSecurity global group. Mary reports that no one in the ITSecurity global group can access the security log from the console of a computer named Server1. You need to grant the ITSecurity global group the minimum rights necessary to view the security log on Server1. How should you modify the local security policy?

  • You are the domain administrator for your companys Active Directory domain. All client computers run Windows 2000 Professional. You recently deployed 10 new servers that run Windows Server 2003. You placed the servers in a new organizational unit (OU) named W2K3Servers. Anne is another network administrator. You need to configure the appropriate permissions to allow Anne to manage the new servers by using Terminal Services from her client computer. You need to assign Anne only the permissions she needs to perform her job. What should you do?

  • You are a network administrator for your company. All servers run Windows Server 2003. You manage a server that functions as a file server. The data volume on the server is mirrored. Each physical disk is on a separate controller. One of the hard disks that contains the data volume fails. You discover that the failure was caused by a faulty SCSI controller. You replace the SCSI controller. You need to restore the data volume to its previous state. You need to achieve this goal by using the minimum amount of administrative effort. What should you do?

  • 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 attempts to log on to a computer named Computer1 and receives the following error message: ! Your account is configured to prevent you to use this computer. Please try another computer.You need to ensure that User1 can log on to Computer1. What should you do?

  • Your network consists of a single Active Directory domain. The domain contains a server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Your companys security policy states that domain users must be prevented from logging on to Server1 if a domain controller is unavailable. You disconnect Server1 from the network and discover that you can log on to Server1. You need to configure Server1 to comply with the companys security policy. What should you do on Server1?

  • Your network consists of a single Active Directory domain. You have a member server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). You need to track all authentication attempts on Server1. What should you do?

  • You have a server that runs Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). The server is configured as shown in the following table.You need to create a software mirror of Disk1. What should you do first?

  • 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?

  • 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?