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Unformatted text preview: Quiz 1 1. Mike is performing an analysis of a medium size company called Adventure Works. The head office is located in Chicago. Additional offices are located in Los Angeles, Phoenix, New York, and Denver. Los Angeles and New York connect to Chicago using 512 Mbps fractional T1 circuits. Denver uses a 256 Kbps frame relay connection to Chicago, and Phoenix connects to the head office by means of a full 1.5 Mbps T1 circuit. What type of geographical model does Adventure Works use? a. Local model b. National model c. Regional model d. International model ANSWER: B EXPLANATION: A company based on the national model has offices dispersed throughout a single country. The type of WAN connectivity between offices usually varies. Local model is incorrect because the company requires the use of WAN connections. A local model normally spans a single domain or site and requires only high-speed connections. Regional model is incorrect because all offices are not contained within a single well-defined location. International model is incorrect because the company does not cross international boundaries. (Discussion starts on page 9.) 2. Contoso Pharmaceuticals is upgrading from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003. The company currently has four domains. The existing infrastructure is shown in the following figure. The CIO of the company wants to decrease the costs associated with network administration as much as possible. His plan includes using delegation of control to assign administrative tasks. Which of the following solutions would result in the least expensive administrative model? a. Reduce the number of domains by consolidating the resource domains into OUs. b. Plan to upgrade each Windows NT 4.0 domain into its own Windows Server 2003 domain. c. Plan to create two forests; one for the master account domain and one for the resource domains. d. Create an empty forest root domain. Upgrade each Windows NT 4.0 domain. Configure each as a child domain within the new forest. ANSWER: A EXPLANATION: Simplicity is always best when designing an Active Directory infrastructure. With this in mind, the best approach is to consolidate any Windows NT 4.0 domains into OUs whenever possible. Reducing the number of domains will decrease the administrative cost while increasing administrative efficiency. (Discussion starts on page 28.) 3. Which of the following is not one of the basic geographic models defined by Microsoft? a. National b. Regional c. Subsidiary d. Local e. International ANSWER: C EXPLANATION: Microsoft defines the four basic geographical models as local, regional, national, and international. A subsidiary office is part of an existing company but maintains some form of autonomy such as its own IT group. (Discussion starts on page 11.) 4. Bill is planning the Active Directory design for Humongous Insurance. Because of geographical factors, multiple domains are required. The design team decides to create an empty forest root domain. Bill installs Windows Server 2003 on the first computer and promotes it to a domain domain....
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