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This section contains the solutions to the thought experiments and answers to the lesson review questions in this chapter.

Objective 1.1: Thought experiment

You’ll likely use security roles to enable the administrators to apply those updates to a security scope of each type of server, test, and production. The key elements for this answer are the security roles and the security scopes.

Objective 1.1: Review

  1. Correct answer: B

    1. Incorrect: SeShutdownComputer is not a valid privilege.
    2. Correct: SeShutdownPrivilege is the correct privilege.
    3. Incorrect: SePrivilegeShutdown is not a valid privilege.
    4. Incorrect: En_ShutdownComputerPermission is not a valid privilege.
  2. Correct answer: B

    1. Incorrect: Shut down the system is a privilege for the Backup Operators group.
    2. Correct: Create symbolic links is not a privilege of the Backup Operators group.
    3. Incorrect: Back up files and directories is a privilege for the Backup Operators group.
    4. Incorrect: Allow logon locally is a privilege for the Backup Operators group.
  3. Correct answer: A

    1. Correct: Site server is the core functionality for System Center.
    2. Incorrect: Component server is not the core functionality for System Center.
    3. Incorrect: Core server is not a valid functionality.
    4. Incorrect: Site Core server is not a valid functionality.
  4. Correct answers: B, C

    1. Incorrect: All is a built-in scope.
    2. Correct: System is not a built-in scope.
    3. Correct: Administrator is not a built-in scope.
    4. Incorrect: Default is a built-in scope.

Objective 1.2: Thought experiment

  1. There are several performance indicators that can be examined, including the GC Response time, as well as GC Search Time and AD General Response.
  2. Operations Manager contains the performance monitoring and alerts for this scenario.

Objective 1.2: Review

  1. Correct answer: A

    1. Correct: AdtAdmin /setquery is the correct command to change the audit event filter.
    2. Incorrect: AdtAdmin /addFilter doesn’t perform the requested action.
    3. Incorrect: AcsAdmin is not a valid command.
    4. Incorrect: AcsFilter /add is not a valid command.
  2. Correct answer: C

    1. Incorrect: Operator does not have this privilege.
    2. Incorrect: Knowledge Administrator is not a valid role.
    3. Correct: Author has this privilege.
    4. Incorrect: Management Pack Administrator is not a valid role.
  3. Correct answer: D

    1. Incorrect: NTDS should be monitored.
    2. Incorrect: NetLogon should be monitored.
    3. Incorrect: DFSR should be monitored.
    4. Correct: ADMon is not a valid service.
  4. Correct answer: B

    1. Incorrect: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ADT \Parameters is not a valid path.
    2. Correct: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AdtServer\Parameters is the correct path.
    3. Incorrect: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\User\CurrentWindowsServices\AdtServicer\Parameters does not exist.
    4. Incorrect: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AdtSvc\Parameters is not a valid path.

Objective 1.3: Thought experiment

Update baselines are used to maintain updates on virtual machines. Update baselines are coordinated with a WSUS server, and an administrator chooses the appropriate updates for a given baseline. Sample baselines are included to provide a starting point.

DCM enables advanced configuration items to be tracked across a Configuration Manager deployment. For example, a registry setting can be monitored and changed (remediated) automatically using DCM.

Objective 1.3: Review

  1. Correct answer: B

    1. Incorrect: New-SCBaseline is not a valid command.
    2. Correct: Create-SCBaseline is the correct command for this question.
    3. Incorrect: SCBaseline /new is not a valid command.
    4. Incorrect: New-VMMBaseline is not a valid command.
  2. Correct answer: C

    1. Incorrect: Configuration Item can be used as a setting for DCM.
    2. Incorrect: Software Update can be used as a setting for DCM.
    3. Correct: Configuration Agent is not a setting used with DCM.
    4. Incorrect: Configuration Baseline can be used with DCM.
  3. Correct answer: C

    1. Incorrect: One day is not the default frequency.
    2. Incorrect: One hour is not the default frequency.
    3. Correct: 10 minutes is the default direct optimization frequency.
    4. Incorrect: 24 hours is not the correct frequency.