All of your company's servers are members of an Active Directory domain. All domain member servers run either Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition. Host1 is a Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition Hyper-V host. Host1 has 512 GB of RAM and hosts 50 Windows Server virtual machines (VMs). You implement the web server pull model of PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) on all file server VMs. You add a new pull server and move the original Management Object Format (MOF) file for the file servers. Now you need to change the pull server for all the file servers. Which two configuration blocks must be changed in the Local Configuration Manager (LCM) configuration file? Each correct answer presents part of the solution.
You are a systems administrator for a mid-sized manufacturing company. The corporate network consists of a single Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain configured as two sites: headquarters and branch. All infrastructure servers run Windows Server 2016. The headquarters site has 250 users, and the branch site has 150 users. You need to deploy a new Hyper-V virtualization host in the branch office network. This server will host two virtual machines (VMs) that currently reside in the headquarters network. The company plans to deploy additional VMs at the branch location in the future. Management and security are the primary technical requirements, and cost is the chief business requirement. The new deployment should: * Minimize the potential attack surface. * Support local and remote administration. * Support Windows Server containers. * Allow for Shielded VM deployment. Which Windows Server 2016 edition should you choose for the branch office Hyper-V host?
You manage a Windows Server 2016 file server named FS01. FS01 is a member of the Company1.com Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. All server management is carried out remotely using PowerShell cmdlets from a Windows 10 domain-joined management workstation named Wkstnl when possible. You need to remove all malware and viruses detected by Defender from FS01. Which PowerShell cmdlet should you run?
Your Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain includes a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster named Clusterl. All cluster nodes run Windows Server 2016. Serv5 is configured with two network adapters: Adp1 and Adp2. You specified Adp1 when you added Serv5 to Clusterl. You need to create a new cluster in the same subnet as Clusterl. You want to use Serv5 as the first node in the new cluster. You want to minimize changes to the existing network infrastructure. What should you do first?
You manage deployment of servers for your organization. You deploy four Hyper-V host servers running Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition. All servers are members of the company1.com Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. The organization is migrating all of its 150 Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machines (VMs) to these new hosts. In addition, there will be 50 additional Windows Server 2016 Standard edition VMs deployed to the new hosts. You are also responsible for the licensing and activation of these hosts and VMs. You activate all four Hyper-V host servers with Volume License keys. You need to manage the activation of the VMs in the quickest and least administratively challenging manner. What should you do?
A server named Data1 runs Windows Server 2016. You are monitoring activity on Data1. You need to identify whether any performance counters indicate a performance bottleneck. Which two counter values indicate a performance bottleneck? Each correct answer presents part of the solution.
Your network is configured as an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. You are using remote administrator tools to configure a failover cluster that is physically located in a remote domain. The failover cluster is configured to use Credential Security Service Provider (CredSSP) authentication. You need to configure high availability, automatic startup, and failover for an application. The application was not designed to run on a cluster. Which PowerShell cmdlet should you run first?
- D. VM-Host
You work as a systems engineer for a managed service provider (MSP). One of your clients owns a five-node Windows failover cluster in which three nodes run Windows Server 2012 R2 and two nodes run Windows Server 2016. Each node hosts multiple highly available Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs). You need to perform a hardware upgrade on a cluster node. Before powering off the node in question, you run the following Windows PowerShell cmdlet on the node: PS C:\>(Get-Cluster).DrainOnShutdown 1 After shutting down the cluster node, you realize that you forgot to put the node in maintenance mode. What is the result of this action?
You are remotely configuring a newly installed Windows Server 2016 Standard edition Server Core computer named Core1. Core1 is a member of your Active Directory domain and has no additional roles or features installed. You need to deploy Core1 as a branch office file and print server with BranchCache enabled. You enable remote management and connect a remote PowerShell session with domain administrator credentials to Core1. Which three PowerShell cmdlets should you run inside the remote session to prepare the server for configuration? Each correct answer presents part of the solution.
- C. Set-NetFirewallRule -DisplayGroup 'Branchcache - Hosted Cache Server (uses HTTPS)' -Enabled True -Profile Domain
You manage network security for your company. Your network consists of Windows Server 2016 servers and Windows 10 clients. You are asked to reduce your exposure to man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attacks. You need to determine if disabling the Server Message Block version 1 (SMBv1) protocol would cause any of your network services or devices to fail. Which two steps should you take? Each correct answer presents part of the solution
You are a domain administrator for your company. The corporate network is organized as a single Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain in which all servers run Windows Server 2016. You manage a Hyper-V host member server named HV1. HV1 hosts a Windows Server 2016 virtual machine (VM) member server named MEM5 that has the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) service disabled. You need to use PowerShell Direct on MEMS to start the WinRM service on MEMS. Which Windows PowerShell cmdlet should you use?
Your Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain has a Hyper-V cluster with all nodes running Windows Server 2012 R2. Virtual machines (VMs) deployed in the cluster include a mix of VMs running Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, and Linux. You run a rolling cluster upgrade to upgrade all cluster host nodes to Windows Server 2016. You then run the Update-ClusterFunctionalLevel PowerShell cmdlet. You determine that VMs running Linux cannot be configured for secure boot. Further testing indicates that other Hyper-V features introduced on Windows Server 2016 hosts are not supported. You need to provide feature support for all updated Hyper-V features. Which cmdlet should you run?
You manage a Windows Server 2016 file server named FS01. Users report intermittent slow performance when accessing shares on FS01. Retrieving files takes longer than expected. You need to establish how many files are open on all SMB shares and the speed of data transferred by FS01 on the SMB shares over a 24-hour period. What should you do?
You create an NFS share on a computer running Windows Server 2016. You assign access permissions based on Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) client groups. You need to change the access permission for a client group to allow read-only access. Which PowerShell cmdlet should you use?
Host1, Host2, Host3, and Host4 are Hyper-V host servers that run Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition. The servers are members of the FS1 failover cluster. Each host has six unused directly attached SATA hard disk drives and two unused directly attached NVMe solid-state storage devices. You need to deploy highly available virtual machines (VMs) on FS1 using shared VM storage. You need to minimize storage costs and any additional configuration. What should you do?
You configure data deduplication for volume G: on a server running Microsoft Windows Server 2016. The volume is used for video and audio editing. You need to prevent files from being optimized until they have not been modified or accessed in at least 10 days. Which PowerShell cmdlet should you run?
Your company is investigating the use of Dockerfile to automate creation of container images to the Docker Hub public registry. You create a dockerfile as an image source. You need to test image creation. Which command should you run?
Server5 is an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain member server. Server5 runs Windows Server 2016. You install and configure Data Center Bridging (DCB) on Server5. You configure system-level DCB settings, including application priority assignments. Server5 is configured with multiple DCB-compatible network adapters. You execute the following PowerShell command string on the server: Set-NetQosDcbxSetting -Willing $FALSE You need to configure the network adapters to support DCB and apply the system level settings. Which PowerShell cmdlet should you run?
You create a storage pool with 6 hard disk drives (HDDs) on a computer running Microsoft Windows Serve' 2016. Each hard disk has a 5 TB capacity. You need to create a virtual hard disk (VHD) volume to support a critical application. The volume must meE the following requirements: * Provide at least 10 TB storage. * Prevent data loss if 2 physical hard disks are lost. * Optimize read and write performance. How should you configure resiliency for the virtual disk?
You maintain Windows VHD and VHDX offline images for your company. You need to add a driver to an offline VHD image using the Add-WindowsDriver PowerShell cmdlet. Which type of source file is required?
You manage a Windows Server 2016 file server named FS01. Some users report occasional poor performance accessing data from shares on FS01. You believe one of the network adapters installed in FS01 is causing this intermittent poor performance. You need to configure FS01 to log application events when performance drops below acceptable levels. What should you do?
- B. Create a performance alert type of Data Collector Set using network adapter performance counters.
Your company has a single Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. The domain includes a failover cluster of domain member servers. All cluster nodes run Windows Server 2016 and are configured as Hyper-V hosts. You have the Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Administrative Console installed on a computer that runs Windows 10. You are tasked with designing backup schedules for virtual machines (VMs). All VMs run Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016. You need to configure different backup schedules for different VMs based on roles supported. You want to keep the administrative effort necessary to accomplish this to a minimum. What should you use?
You are a virtualization administrator for your company. The network is configured as a single Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain that includes a five-node Windows failover cluster that hosts 13 Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs). All cluster nodes run Windows Server 2016 and have the Failover Clustering and Hyper-V server roles installed. After creating performance baselines on two servers, you determine that the node virthost2 is underutilized and that the node virthost1 is over utilized. You need to move three VMs from virthost1 to virthost2 as quickly as possible. Because the three VMs in question run high-impact production workloads, your solution must minimize downtime. What should you perform?
You manage an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. The domain includes a computer running Windows Server 2016 that hosts multiple Hyper-V containers. You need to configure networking to enable communication with the external network. The configuration must support automatic IP address assignment from a DHCP server deployed in the domain. Which container networking mode should you configure?
DataSery is a generation 1 virtual machine (VM) running Windows Server 2016. It is configured on an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) member server running Windows Server 2016. Dynamic memory is not enabled on DataServ. You need to increase the amount of running memory available to DataServ. This is a business-critical server and interruption to server operations must be kept to a minimum. Virtual Machine Manager is installed on the VM host and is used to manage VMs. Which PowerShell cmdlet should you run?
Host1 is a member server in your company's Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. Host1 is configured as a Hyper-V host. You create three virtual machines (VMs) on Host1 with identical configurations named Testi, Test2, and Baseline. Host1 and all VMs run Windows Server 2016. The VMs are connected to an internal virtual network. You are using Testi and Test2 to compare different configurations of an application that was developed in-house. You need to identify when monitored performance counters fall out of predetermined thresholds. You create a batch file to be executed by an alert that will send you an email message. You want to minimize the effect that monitoring has on the VMs being tested and keep the administrative effort necessary to implement the solution to a minimum. What should you do?
FServ is an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain member server. FServ runs Windows Server 2016. Windows Defender is installed and configured on FServ. A new custom application creates files with the extension .x1 rs. Windows Defender identifies the files as infected. You need to configure Windows Defender to ignore the files during scans. The solution should not impact any other file type or path exclusions already defined. Which cmdlet should you run?
You are a systems administrator for your organization. The corporate network is organized as a single Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain in which all infrastructure servers run Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition. You manage a five-node failover cluster that hosts highly available Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs). You need to configure the cluster such that node patching and restarts do not overburden other cluster nodes. What should you do?
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