CompTIA Security+ Question H-61

One of the servers on the network stops responding due to lack of available memory. Server administrators did not have a clear definition of what action should have taken place based on the available memory. Which of the following would have BEST kept this incident from occurring?

A. Set up a protocol analyzer
B. Set up a performance baseline
C. Review the systems monitor on a monthly basis
D. Review the performance monitor on a monthly basis

Answer: B

Explanation:
A performance baseline provides the input needed to design, implement, and support a secure network. The performance baseline would define the actions that should be performed on a server that is running low on memory.

CompTIA Security+ Question B-32

Which of the following tools will allow a technician to detect security-related TCP connection anomalies?

A. Logical token
B. Performance monitor
C. Public key infrastructure
D. Trusted platform module

Answer: B

Explanation:
Performance Monitor in a Windows system can monitor many different ‘counters’. For TCP network connections, you can monitor specific TCP related counters including the following: Connection Failures Connections Active Connections Established Connections Passive Connections Reset Segments Received/sec Segments Retransmitted/sec Segments Sent/sec Total Segments/sec

By monitoring the counters listed above, you will be able to detect security-related TCP connection anomalies.

CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question H-53

Peter, an end user, has reported that his computer is extremely slow for several minutes after logging in. He has noticed that many unnecessary programs automatically start when he logs into his computer. Which of the following tools could the technician use to prevent the unnecessary programs from starting automatically when Peter logs into his computer?

A. Performance Monitor
B. Task Scheduler
C. MSCONFIG
D. Windows Firewall

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question H-12

A client states that there are too many programs automatically starting when Windows boots. Which of the following tools would BEST be used to disable some programs from automatically starting when the computer is booted?

A. Performance Monitor
B. Fixboot
C. MSCONFIG
D. FIXMBR

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question G-98

A client has a Windows Vista PC that has several unused programs that run on startup. Which of the following utilities can a technician use to disable these programs from running at startup?

A. Default programs
B. Performance information and tools
C. Performance Monitor
D. Device Manager

Correct Answer: B

CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question F-55

Peter, a user, should be aware of his surroundings when Windows boots. Which of the following tools would BEST be used to disable some programs from automatically starting when the computer is booted?

A. Performance Monitor
B. Fixboot
C. MSCONFIG
D. FIXMBR

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question D-96

A technician is trying to setup a non-domain user account on a workstation, but receives the following error message “Password does not meet the complexity requirements.” Which of the following utilities should the technician use to identify the criteria?

A. Local Security Policy
B. Users and Groups
C. Performance Monitor
D. MSCONFIG