Network-Attached Storage (NAS) Assessment


Network-Attached Storage (NAS) Assessment

Skills Assessment

This Network-Attached Storage (NAS) test is designed to assess a test taker's ability to properly setup and manage a NAS appliance and network. The test taker should have an understanding of NAS for Windows and Linux as there are questions pertaining to those operating systems. Other topics covered by this test include redundancy, the NAS environment, storage issues, choosing proper storage solutions, and general network maintenance. This assessment is appropriate for test takers that have a year or more experience with NAS.

An assessment on Storage Area Network (SAN) is also available.


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How does it work?
Total Questions 40
Question Types Multiple Choice
Competencies Tested NAS for Windows
NAS for Linux
NAS Environment
Storage Issues
Tasks Tested Routable Protocols
File Systems
Firewall Blocking Access for Windows Users
Windows Mounting Shares
Linux NAS Management
Automatically Mounting Shares
Management Utilities
Linux Mounting Shares
Firewall Blocking Access for Linux Users
UNIX/Linux Protocol
Potential Points of Failure
Identify RAID Types
Storage Access
High Availability at the Switch Level
Single Failure Points
Network Fault Tolerance
As Needed Disk Space Allocation
Mac NAS Access Protocol
RAID Levels
Protocol and Level of Storage
Server Attached to a SAN
Volume Management
Sharing Files with Clients
NAS Cables
Block Level Storage
NAS Device Applications
Backup Strategies
Benefits of NAS vs DAS
Drive Architecture
Storing Backup Offsite
Double Parity
Disk Types for Archiving Old Data
Benefits of NAS
Optimize Disk Usage
NAS Attributes
Disk Capacity
Hot Spare
IT Business Continuity
Allotted Archive Space