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1. The command-line tool "csvde" is primarily used for...
a. Managing the AD database.
b. Modifying AD schemas and database structures.
c. Managing Group Policy Objects.
d. Performing massive user and computer account operations.
2. Where can you NOT obtain X.500 numbering?
a. The International Standards Organization (ISO)
b. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
c. American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
3. The default lifetime of tombstone data is...
a. 180 days
b. 90 days
c. 60 days
d. 30 days
4. Which administrative activity should be done daily, according to the author?
a. KCC Service Status Management
b. DNS Event Log Verification
c. Operations Master Role Transfer
d. PKI Service Verification
5. This is the command-line equivalent of the Active Directory Users and Computers console:
6. This statement about AD/AM is NOT true:
a. You can run several instances of AD/AM on a single machine.
b. AD/AM helps keep the NOS AD pristine.
c. AD/AM is superior to NOS AD for managing add-ons such as Microsoft Exchange.
d. AD/AM is not supported by Windows Server 2000.
7. Every computer has a GUID. Where can you find it?
a. In the BIOS.
b. In the user profiles display in control panel/system.
c. In the manufacturer's manual.
d. All the above.
8. What is the author's main reason for being wary of schema-modifying software?
a. Potential system access by unauthorized users.
b. Long-term impact on the NOS directory.
c. Registry corruption.
d. It's a trick question - the author says there is no reason for concern as long as the tools are made by a reputable company.
9. "KCC" stands for...
a. Knowledge Command Console
b. Knowledge Control Center
c. Knowledge Consistency Checker
d. Knowledge Control Console
10. A "realm" trust type specifically indicates this direction and nature...
a. One- or two-way transative or non-transative.
b. One-way transative or non-transative.
c. One- or two-way transative.
d. Two-way transative.
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This was first published in February 2004