1. What are Network Operating Systems designed to do?
*share resources across a network with multiple users
remotely control other computers on the network
access and control the local hard disk
run stand-alone computers that are not LAN capable
2. A user account on a server enables the server to do which of the following?
automatically download appropriate applications and print queues to that user
*authenticate that user and allocate those resources the user is allowed to access
assign a specific IP and MAC address to the user's workstation
assign the user to a specific domain and user group
3. What are two benefits of having more than one processor in a system?
support for remote locations and automatic job queuing
*faster speeds and increased work capacity
reduced need for IP addresses and decreased boot time
reduced need for IP addresses and increased manageability
4. How is redundancy built into a server system?
*by including additional hardware components that can take over if other components fail
by including a tape back-up system to preserve data
by adding redundancy software to the system
by keeping duplicates of all data
5. What are two important features provided by security on a NOS?
*authentication and encryption
reliable performance and account management
virus protection and prevention from spamming
processor balance and sustained work load
6. Which of the following are Network Operating Systems?
Linux, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Novell NetWare
*Novell NetWare, Linux, Windows 2000
Novell NetWare, Linux, Windows 98
7. In a Windows NT environment, what is the meaning of the term domain?
a dedicated server containing the database of all IP and MAC addresses on the network
a group of computers located in a specific physical or geographic region
the OU that contains all user accounts
*groups of computers, users, and resources that form an administrative boundary
8. How many Primary Domain Controllers (PDCs) are allowed in a Windows NT environment?
9. In Windows 2000, administrative tasks are accomplished using the Microsoft Management Console. Which type of module does this tool require for specific administrative functions?
10. Windows 2000 Professional supports plug-and-play technology. What is one of the major advantages of this technology?
An administrator can add devices from any manufacturer to the system and they will work.
Devices no longer need software drivers to interact with the system.
Components will interact with the system if plugged in prior to system boot.
*An administrator or user can easily add components to the system without manual configuration.
11. Which type of authentication security does Windows 2000 Professional support?
Secure Socket Layer
12.How many simultaneous connections does Windows 2000 Professional support?
13.What is the primary intended use of Windows 2000 Professional?
enterprise network server
14. In Windows 2000 Server, what is the function of symmetric multiprocessing?
*It allows multiple processors to work together to share the workload in a computer.
It provides for redundancy of data over multiple processors to prevent data loss.
It assures that each processor in the server works on the same projects simultaneously.
It monitors the processors for errors, performance levels, and queued jobs to ensure quality.
15. Windows .NET Server is tailored to provide what types of services?
reliable application and database services
*reliable web and FTP services
remote access and application services
IPSec and remote access services
16. Which of the following is open source?
all versions of UNIX
all versions of NetWare
17. Which of the following criteria must software meet in order to display the Open Source Initiative trademark?
It must be easily altered and adapted to all major operating systems and source code must be limited.
It must be compatible with third party add-ons and use standard source code.
It must be provided in multiple languages and cost must be minimal.
*It must be freely distributed without restriction and the source code must be available.
18. Which Linux distribution was built solely for nonprofit uses?
Caldera eDesktop and eServer
19. Which program, running on a Linux server, allows Windows-based clients to see the Linux file system without installing client software?
20. Which client/server file system is used by most varieties of Linux file servers?
21. What are two popular Desktop Environments that run on Linux?
*GNOME and KDE
Apache and Samba
Xfree86 and GNOME
Apache and KDE
22. What is the name of a mail server software package that is popular in Linux distributions?