Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #17 Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Unleashed

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Chapter Quiz #17

1. AD replication performance has many variables. Which option is NOT one of them?

a. Intrasite vs. intersite replication
b. The compression being used (if any)
c. Available bandwidth
d. Inbound vs. outbound replication traffic
e. Answers C and D
f. It's a trick question - all answers (A-D) are AD replication variables.

2. To preserve resources, you probably have Physical and Logical Disk objects turned off. What command activates them on a remote machine that isn't running Windows Server 2003?

a. diskperf -y
b. diskperf -y \\mycomputer
c. diskperf -n \\objects
d. diskperf -y \\active

3. What does the term "thrashing" mean?

a. It describes a system experiencing more than 100 pages per second.
b. It's what rebellious software engineers do on skateboards after work.
c. It's the result of a memory loop bug that consumes all free system memory.
d. It's a specific loop triggered by a bug in UDPv6 that forces a rapid flow of connection attempts to random subsystems.

4. There are two versions of Network Monitor. One is bundled within Windows Server 2003. Where is the other version?

a. It is bundled with the Performance Console.
b. It is a part of the Microsoft Management Console.
c. It is a part of the Systems Management Server.
d. It can only be downloaded from http://microsoft.com/windows/support/download/winserv2003/monitor

5. When performing legacy DNS replication you will probably come across something called "AXFR". What is this?

a. AXFR is the full zone transfer that occur on the initial transfer.
b. It's an acronym for "Accelerated eXchange Format Relay".
c. AXFR is short for the incremental zone transfer that takes place after the initial transfer.
d. It is a safety protocol to ensure data packet integrity from source to destination.



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This was first published in June 2004

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