Windows Server 2008

1. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 2. WINDOWS 2008 Editions 3. WINDOWS 2008 Server Core 4. APPROX. COST OF WINDOWS SERVER 2008 5. Upgrade / Migrate 6. Upgrade from previous OS 7. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 INSTALLATION 8. Windows Server 2008 Activation 9. Activation Method 10. RAID 11. BACKUP and RECOVERY 12. Wbadmin 13. BACKUP Utility 14. Windows Recovery Environment 15. Server Roles for WINDOWS SERVER 2008 16. IP-ADDRESSING and IPV4 17. IPV6 18. Remote Desktop Connection 19. Steps for Remote Desktop Pc from Client PC 20. Remote Desktops 21. MANAGING SERVER CORE 22. TERMINAL SERVICES (TS) 23. TERMINAL SERVICES MANAGER 24. MANGAING FILE AND PRINT SERVERS 25. Share Folder 26. Attrib (Attribute) 27. Windows Registry 28. Disk Quotas 29. Disaster Recovery Tools 30. MMC 31. Remote Assistance 32. Signed & Unsigned Driver 33. Hardware Profile 34. CHKDSK.EXE(Check Disk) 35. Disk Defragmenter (DFRG.MSC) 36. ACTIVE DIRECTORY REVIEW 37. Introduction to AD 38. TRUST 39. FSMO 40. GC (GLOBAL CATALOG) Server 41. Site 42. AD replication 43. Backup of Active Directory (DC) 44. Understanding USER, GROUP & COMPUTER 45. Create Local User & Multiple Users 46. GROUP SCOPE 47. Public and Private key encryption 48. Trust concept of CA working 49. ETHERNET CARDS 50. Availability and Security 51. General Server Security Issues 52. OSI MODEL 53. Data Encapsulation 54. TCP/IP or DoD Model 55. Protocol Working at Host to Host (Transport) layer 56. NETWORK MONITOR 57. Internet Information Services 58. Monitoring Tools 59. DNS [Domain Name System] 60. DNS ZONE 61. Remote Access Authentication Process 62. Remote Access Interview Question & Answer part 1 Tutorials Interview Question & Answer part 2 Tutorials Interview Question & Answer part 3 Tutorials Interview Question & Answer part 4 Tutorials Interview Question & Answer part 5 Tutorials Interview Question & Answer part 6 Tutorials Interview Question & Answer part 7 Tutorials
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Windows Server 2008 Interview Questions and Answers Part 1

1.What are the different editions of Windows Server 2008?

Windows 2008 comes in following editions.

Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition

Windows Web Server Edition

Windows Server 2008 for ITANIUM based System


2.What is Windows Server 2008 Server Core?

Server Core is a stripped down version of Windows Server 2008. Rather than providing a full desktop GUI interface, it provides “C:\>” command shell.

You can manage server core either by typing command or remotely by connecting through a MMC (Microsoft Management Console).


3. What are benefits of using Server Core

There are 3 benefits of using Server Core.

Reduced Attack Surface: Fewer components are installed, which reduces the number of components that might be attacked by someone attempting to compromise the computer. It is sometimes referred as “Headless”.

Secure and Stable: When many things are stripped down it is more Secure and Stable.

Lower Hardware requirement:- because much has been stripped out of Server Core version of Windows Server 2008, you can run server core on older hardware.


4. What is Difference between RAID & WINDOW BACKUP?

RAID is considered as LIVE BACKUP. Any mistake or change, good or bad will be backed up immediately. Biggest advantage of RAID is it is IMMEDIATE, ACCURATE and UP-TO-DATE. But same way any Accidental change, Deletion or Virus can make it blank.

Windows Backup will only happen when you schedule it to happen. You can backup your data on Local HDD or Network Shared Resource (Schedule Tape Backup Not supported)


5.Server 2008 Core installation is capable of running which of the following server roles?

Active Directory Domain Services Role

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services Role

Windows Media Services

File / Print Server


6. What is difference between Upgrade and Migrate?

Upgrade :

Typically does not require reinstallation of applications. 

Does not require additional Storage space, as migration of files is not required.

Simple setup process and Time saving. 

Retain user settings, application settings and files without additional efforts.

Recommended for SOHO segment,

However, Keep in mind that applications from previous Operating system may not work correctly on new Operating system. Upgrade does not allow changing operating system edition. Exploits such as virus, malware, spyware might get extended to upgraded operating system.


Where as Migrate

Require reinstallation of applications.

Require more storage space or devices, as you need to migrate old files.

Need some technical assistant for migrating files.

Reinstallation of application will be time consuming job.

You need to perform additional efforts to backup and then restore those files.

Recommended for large enterprise who need standardized environment.

As you perform clean install and then migrate data, while installing applications only righteous applications will be installed.

Allows installing any edition of operating system that is supported by hardware.

After installing new Operating System, we can immediately install virus scanner, firewall and appropriate software to safeguard new operating system from virus, malware and so on.


7. Windows 2008 Volume Activation can be done by which methods?

Windows 2008 Volume Activation can be done by 2 methods?

MAK [Multiple Activation Key] ACTIVATION

KMS [Key Management Services] ACTIVATION



8. Which are features of RODC?

Filtered Attribute Sets

Read-only DNS

Unidirectional Replication


9. What rule must be followed while removing RODC from your forest or domain?

All RODC's must be detached before removing a final writable domain controller



10. Command line tools to Activate Windows Server?

Cscript C:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs –ato


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