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Windows Deployment Services (WDS) is a software platform and technology that allows you to perform which function?

automated network-based installations based on network-based boot and installation media

Which two role services does the WDS Role include?

Transport Server and Deployment Server

What role does preboot execution environment (PXE) play in WDS?

It’s used to boot to a WDS Server to install a preinstallation environment.

What is the name of the Windows Server 2012 installation DVD boot image file?


What function does the System Preparation Utility (Sysprep.exe) perform on a system?

It removes a system’s name and SID.

What type of XML file do you need to create and add information to when performing an unattended operating system installation via WDS (unattend.xml)?

answer files

How do you mount a Windows image using Dism.exe so that you can update it?


Which feature of Windows Server allows you to add driver packages to WDS and then deploy them?

dynamic driver provisioning

Windows PE 4.0 is based on which operating system?

Windows 8

Where in a system do you configure PXE?


When using sysprep on the master computer, why do you include the /oobe parameter?

It presents the Windows Welcome Wizard on the next boot.

Where do you place a discover image to ensure proper deployment?

on bootable media

To convert a discover image to a bootable ISO image, what non-included component do you need to download and install?

Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK)

What Microsoft tool do you use to create and manage Windows setup answer files?

System Image Manager (SIM)

Broadcasting is the feature the Transport Server uses to allow one set of packets to be sent to multiple computers simultaneously?


Image repository, PXE server, TFTP server are the three major functional components of WDS.


The four requirements must your system meet before using WDS are:

Server must be a member of an AD domain or an AD domain controller
Must have a DHCP server
Must have a DNS server
Must have an Fat32 image store


The two files that are required for an unattended operating system installation are:

WDS Client Unattend file
Operating System Unattend file


The offlineservicing parameter, used with sysprep, applies updates to a Windows image using DISM.exe, including software fixes, language packs, and other security updates.


An image file is a file that is basically a snapshot of a computer’s hard drive taken at a particular moment in time.


Why would you use multicasting for WDS? (Multiple answers may be correct. Choose the BEST answer according to Microsoft.)

It minimizes network traffic

Which of the following is the most efficient method of using WDS on a very large network? (Multiple answers may be correct. Choose the BEST answer according to Microsoft.)

unattended installation using PXE boot

Which one of the following is absolutely required for using WDS? (Multiple answers may be correct. Choose the BEST answer according to Microsoft.)

NTFS partition for storing images

Order the steps to add an install image file to WDS.

Open the WDS Console in Server Manager Select Add Install Image Create an image group Select the images to include Add the images to the Server

The initial configuration of WDS includes setup of what other server?


What kind of updates are released on an as-required basis and are not part of the standard release cycle?

out-of-band patches

What critical step you should perform before applying patches or updates?

Be sure that you have a good backup.

Windows Updates, especially the Automatic Updates feature of Windows Updates, are for what kind of environments?


You can configure Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) in one of two modes: Autonomous or Replica. Autonomous provides one type of management and Replica provides another. What are the two management types?

Distributed and Central

What is the default port number for WSUS synchronization?


What two ways can you assign computers to groups in WSUS?

Client-side and Server-side targeting

WSUS allows you to automatically approve every update, but you shouldn’t necessarily do that. What should you do before approving updates to be installed?

Test the updates on your own systems before approving for rollout.

Which of the following is the proper method of starting the Windows Update service?

net start wuauserv

To get the full capability of SCCM, which component must you install on each system on your network?

the SCCM agent

What is the definition of a service pack?

It is a tested, cumulative set of hotfixes, security updates, critical updates, and updates, as well as additional fixes for problems found internally since the release of the product.

If Windows Update fails to retrieve updates, what should you check first?

Internet Explorer proxy settings

The number of WSUS servers you need is determined by the number of sites you have and what two other factors?

speed and load between sites and the number of clients

WSUS can retrieve updates directly from Microsoft or from what other source?

another WSUS server on your network

By default, to which computer group are computers assigned in WSUS?

All Computers

Other than the default computer group, how many other groups may a computer be assigned to in WSUS?


100 GB for WSUS, 20 GB for the database, and 300 GB for updates are the minimum disk space requirements for a new WSUS 3.0 SP2 installation.

10 GB for WSUS, 2 GB for the database, and 30 GB for updates

Microsoft SQL Server (2012, 2008, or 2005 SP2) or Windows Internal Database is required for WSUS.


Open the Update Services console, expand the nodes under the server in the left pane, and click Synchronization > Synchronize Now to manually synchronize updates.


In an Active Directory domain scenario, you configure client-side targeting through the use of AD Sites and Services.


If you have computers that aren’t participating in an Active Directory domain, you have to modify the registry in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate subkey.


You can force systems to update immediately by specifying a deadline in the future.


Which of the following best describes a critical update? (Multiple answers may be correct. Choose the BEST answer according to Microsoft.)

It is high priority but not security related.

What two things should you check if a particular client is having problems downloading and installing updates? (Multiple choices may be correct. Choose the BEST choice according to Microsoft.)

group policy and the Windows Update log

Which of the following is the best example of when you need to restart the Windows Update service? (Multiple choices may be correct. Choose the BEST choice according to Microsoft.)

after you make a configuration change

If your WSUS servers are having trouble communicating with Microsoft Update, what should you check? (Multiple choices may be correct. Choose the BEST choice according to Microsoft.)

your company firewalls

When you set a service to start automatically with delayed start, how long is the delay?

Two minutes

When creating service accounts, you should follow the rule of what type of rights and permissions?


If you install SQL Server and a third-party backup service on the same system, what rule should you follow when creating service accounts?

Use separate accounts for both services.

Which of the following tasks does the Event Viewer MMC snap-in allow you to perform?

Save useful event filters as custom views that can be reused.

The Event Viewer is essentially what kind of tool?

log viewer

What types of tasks can you add to events?

Send an email, start a program, and display a message.

Microsoft’s new Event Viewer allows you to collect events from remote computers and store them locally. By what name is this collection of events known?

event subscription

What function does a computer perform when it’s issued the command wecutil qc?

event receiving

The Reliability Monitor provides a range of numbers to help you evaluate the reliability of a computer. What is the name of this range of numbers?

Stability Index

What do you need to do if you run the Reliability Monitor but it is blank?

Enable the Reliability Monitor.

To examine performance correctly, you must establish a performance baseline. When do you perform this task?

during normal usage

What can Task Manager tell you about performance?

that you might have a bottleneck

Task Manager is not a definitive performance tool because it gives you what kind of look at computer performance?

quick glance

What term describes an instance of a program being executed?


Resource Monitor is a powerful tool for understanding how your system resources are used by what two system consumers?

services and processes

Which tool allows you to best monitor resource usage on a virtual machine host and its individual virtual machines? (Choose the BEST answer according to Microsoft.)

Hyper-V Resource Metering

When troubleshooting services on your system, why might you want to start up in Safe mode? (Choose the BEST option according to Microsoft.)

because the system starts only the core services

To relieve a performance bottleneck or to increase overall performance, what one thing can you do to a system? (Choose the BEST answer according to Microsoft.)

Add more RAM.

What single performance indicator can tell you if your CPU is over capacity and needs to be replaced? (Choose the BEST answer according to Microsoft.)

Processor Time

Order the following steps to set up a new Data Collector Set.

Select New Data Collector Set from Performance Monitor. Name the new data collector set. Select the System Performance template. Select the location to save the data. Start the data collector set.

Order the following steps to troubleshoot network connectivity.

Check the network cabling or the wireless connection. Check that the network interface is enabled. Check the local IP configuration with ipconfig. Use ping to check loopback, local IP address, the remote gateway and a remote computer. Use tracert to check the number of routers or hops between your system and another. Verify your DNS configuration with nslookup.

When reading events in the Event Viewer, you need to recognize the designated levels or classifications. What is the definition for the Critical level?

A failure has occurred from which the application or component that triggered the event cannot automatically recover.

When reading events in the Event Viewer, you need to recognize the designated levels or classifications. What is the definition for the Information level?

A change in an application or component has occurred (such as an operation has successfully completed, a resource has been created, or a service started).

When reading events in the Event Viewer, you need to recognize the designated levels or classifications. What is the definition for the Warning level?

An issue has occurred that can impact service or result in a more serious problem if action is not taken.

When reading events in the Event Viewer, you need to recognize the designated levels or classifications. What is the definition for the Error level?

A problem has occurred that might impact functionality that is external to the application or component that triggered the event.

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