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Chapter Quiz #12
1. What is a "1xx" HTTP status code used for?
a. Confirming a successfully received and understood client request.
b. Communicating MIME type discrepancies before triggering a 3xx redirect code.
c. Experimental purposes only.
d. Nothing - status codes start at 2xx.
2. What does a 401.2 error mean?
a. You sent a WWW-Authenticate header field the web server is not configured to accept.
b. The access control list (ACL) configured for this resource on the web server prevents you from connecting.
c. The web server has a filter installed to verify users and failed to authenticate your credentials.
d. The web server has an ISAPI or CGI application to verify your credentials, and it failed.
3. This logging format is new to IIS 6:
a. W3C Extended Lot File format.
b. Centralized Binary Logging format.
c. NCSA Log File format.
d. None of the above.
4. What does the Wfetch.exe tool do?
a. Temporarily overrides the W3C Extended Logging.
b. Pulls and directly displays error-data from a specified time frame from the W3C Extended Log.
c. Displays headers in HTTP Request and HTTP Response packets sent between web browsers and web servers.
d. Extracts and converts old IIS Log formatted data into NCSA Log format.
5. What can you deduct from a 403.15 error?
a. There are too many people using the site right now. You better go have some coffee and try again later.
b. The web server is configured not to display its directory content.
c. Something is wrong with your SSL Client Certificate.
d. You don't have the privileges to execute CGI applications.
6. When viewing W3C Extended Logs, this log field/value can be interpreted as the Client browser is on local host.
c. cs-uric-stem/ /Default.asp
7. This is NOT true of the IIS Log File format:
a. It cannot be customized.
b. It records less information than NCSA format.
c. It is increasingly being superceded by W3C Extended format.
d. It was originally developed in-house by Microsoft.
8. This error code means you must be authenticated by a proxy server before the web server will execute your request:
9. In IIS 6, this logging format is managed by the worker process (w3wp.exe) associated with the site:
b. W3C Extended
10. This is NOT true of UTF-8 logging:
a. UTF-8 is a new feature to IIS 6.
b. UTF-8 is a type of Fungicide character encoding.
c. UTF-8 can be used for logging visits to FTP sites.
d. UTF-8 can write data in non-European character sets.
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This was first published in May 2004