MONDAY: 1 August 2022. Afternoon paper. Time Allowed: 3 hours.

This paper has two sections. SECTION I has twenty (20) short response questions. SECTION II has three practical questions of sixty (60) marks. All questions are compulsory. Marks allocated to each question are shown at the end of the question.


1. A ______________ is a computer program or device that provides a service to another computer program and its user, also known as the client. (2 marks)

2. __________Manages the Virtual Machines and provides access to host computer resources . (2 marks)

3. What is the mode of operation where two or more processors in an operating system simultaneously process two or more different portions of the same program? (2 marks)

4. A collection of active directory objects such as users and computers are called a _____________? (2 marks)

5. __________comprises hardware and software, systems and devices, and it enables computing and communication between users, services, applications and processes. (2 marks)

6. A System Administrator was planning to deploy a Nano Server to function as a Hyper-V server for Finance network. Which parameter would you advise to include on the nano server image command line? (2 marks)

7. Virtualisation has become an important tool in network administration. Which advantage of Virtualisation is
attributed to deployment of new virtual servers that can be accomplished in hours, rather than the days needed to
approve, obtain, and install hardware for a new physical server? (2 marks)

8. ______________________enables administrators to manage permissions and access to network resources and stores data as objects. (2 marks)

9. _____________________is a collection of policy settings available to define the configuration or behavior of users or Computers. (2 marks)

10. Which of the role provided by a windows server is seen as an inhibiting use of IPV6 in networks? (2 marks)

11. Which command utility in command line interface (CLI) can be used to view computers IP address? (2 marks)

12. ____________________is a server computer that responds to security authentication requests such as logging within a Windows domain. (2 marks)

13. A server role is a set of software programs that, when they are installed and properly configured, lets a computer
perform a specific function for multiple users or other computers within a network. What server role must be
installed on a server in order for it to be considered a domain controller? (2 marks)

14. Windows____________ is setting the appearance of the desktop and apps make it look better and reflect your
personal likes. (2 marks

15. Assuming you have been tasked by your immediate supervisor to create a new user account on Network operating
system using the command prompt. Which command would you use? (2 marks)

16. You have recently been hired as administrator for a small pharmaceutical company with four servers. You have one file server named X that runs Windows Server 2016. You have a junior administrator who needs to do backups on this server. You need to ensure that the junior admin can use Windows Server Backup to create a complete backup of X. What should you configure to allow the junior admin to do the backups? (2 marks)

17. ____________is an Active Directory object that represents a replication connection from a source domain controller to a destination domain controller. (2 marks)

18. Which active directory service is responsible for establishing the replication topology and ensuring that all domain controllers are kept up-to-date? (2 marks)

19. ________________is a communication protocol that Microsoft created for providing shared access to files and printers across nodes on a network. (2 marks)

20. Which DOS command would you use to immediately restart a server whose graphical user interface has failed?


21. Windows Server is a group of operating systems that supports enterprise-level management, data storage,
applications and communications.

Install oracle virtual box and Window server image to your Linux or windows computer and answer the following

Required Resources
• Windows server 2016/2019/2022 Image
• Oracle Virtual box
• Linux/Windows computer

Create a word processing document named Question 21 and use it to save answers to questions 1 to 5.

1. Capture a screenshot displaying server based operating system Dashboard (4 marks)

2. Capture a screenshot displaying local server properties (4 marks)

3. Display Routed Protocol configuration details (4 marks)

4. Capture a screenshot displaying add roles and features wizard (4 marks)

5. Configure Role based installation (4 marks)

Upload Question 21.

(Total: 20 marks)

22. Create a word processor document named Question 22 and use it to save answers to questions 1 to 4 below.

1. Capture a screenshot displaying the active directory domain services window configuration. (6 marks)

2. Create user account objects of Active Directory Users using the correct snap-in console (4 marks)

3. Configure server domain name to be “togetherasone” (6 marks)

4. Capture a screenshot restricting logon of users at specific times and days. (4 marks)

Upload Question 22 document.

(Total: 20 marks)

23. Create a word processor document named Question 23 and use it to save answers to questions (i) to (iv) below.

Set the following settings on windows server:

Enforce password history to 5 times

Maximum password age 30 days

Minimum password length 5 characters

Password complexity requirements:

Disable the following settings:
• Contain at least one character, either uppercase (A a Z), lowercase (a – z)
• a numeric digit (0 to 9)
• non-alphabetic characters such as $% #).

Upload Question 23.

(Total: 20 marks)

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