Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #5 Windows Server 2003: A Beginner's Guide

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Chapter Quiz #5

1. The default authentication protocol of Windows Server 2003 is:

a. CSP v.5
b. IPsec v.6
c. Kerberos v.4
d. Kerberos v.5

2. The following claim is NOT true of IPsec:

a. IPSec can supply encrypted transmissions between any two computers on a network.
b. IPSec require a security server when running on an Intranet.
c. IPSec operates on the third (network) layer.
d. To set up IPSec, you only need to establish/revise the default IPSec settings in MMC.

3. Why do you have to press CTRL-ALT-DEL when starting a Windows Server 2003 computer?

a. To clear the Kerberos protocol registry.
b. To lock out potential intruders using the RC2 protocol.
c. To prevent a trojan horse from capturing your login information.
d. To halt all programs while verifying authentification credentials with the CA.

4. A stand-alone server/workstation group name has these limitations:

a. Max 63 characters, can't contain: " / [ ] : ; | = , + * ? < >
b. Max 64 characters, can't contain: " / [ ] : ; | = , + * ? < >
c. Max 63 characters, can't contain: " / [ ] : ; | & @ = , + * # ? < >
d. Max 64 characters, can't contain: " / [ ] : ; | & @ = , + * # ? < >

5. Three of these options are different names for the same object. Which is the fourth, incorrect one?

a. Service ticket
b. Kerberos ticket
c. User ticket
d. KDC ticket

6. PKI involves:

a. Private key encryption only.
b. Public key encryption only.
c. Private and public key encryption.
d. Private, public and remote/third-party key encryption.

7. The built-in file and folder encryption in Windows Server 2003 is called:

a. Encrypting File System
b. Encryption Services
c. Enhanced File Encryption
d. Encryption Object System

8. Which command-line prompt will encrypt/decrypt a file or folder?

a. Cipher
b. Encrypt/decrypt
c. Encrpt/decrpt
d. SetSec

9. This statement is NOT true of the encryption process:

a. You can't encrypt a compressed file or folder.
b. Symmetric encryption keys are safe but slow.
c. A recovery agent administrator is required.
d. Symmetric encrypted keys are stored as part of the file.

10. A CTL is an acronym for...

a. Certified Tool List
b. Cipher Trust List
c. Certificate Trust List
d. It's CPL, Certified Profile List, you numbskull!


This was last published in March 2004

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