Assessment Test Questions

Q:

You are an Exchange administrator, and your manager requests that you investigate possible high-availability solutions for your Exchange servers. You currently have one Exchange Server 2007 server and you are allowed to buy additional hardware if needed to make sure that the failure of one server does not imply mail-service loss. What options can you include in your disaster-recovery plan?

  1. Network load balancing

  2. Windows clustering

  3. Backup

  4. DNS round-robin

A:

B. By configuring Windows clustering, you implement high availability for your mail services. If a cluster node goes offline, the other node will provide mailbox access to your users. You cannot deploy the Hub or the Client Access server (CAS) role on a clustered Mailbox server; therefore, you will need to buy additional hardware to deploy the Hub and CAS roles.

Q:

You are an Exchange administrator and you are required to design a disaster-recovery plan. You need to choose what kind of backup software program your backup administrators should include to be able to successfully back up your Exchange servers. What kind of backup software solution would you recommend?

  1. Open file backup agent

  2. File-level backup agent

  3. Exchange-aware backup agent

  4. Outlook backup agent

A:

C. An Exchange-aware backup tool will tell Exchange that it is going to make a backup of its database files and log files. It will check every page of the database file for corruption. After finishing the backup, the backup tool will make sure that the database ...

Get MCITP: Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Messaging Design and Deployment: Study Guide now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.