Mary M. Chaddock - GSEC
Practical - Part 2

Multiple Choice

1. BIND may be configured to log information by editing what file?

A. /etc/inetd.conf
B. /etc/syslog.conf
C. /etc/named.conf
D. /etc/named.boot
Answer: /etc/named.conf

2. What command will show the number of times an RPC service has been executed successfully?

A. rpcinfo -p
B. rpcinfo -s
C. netstat -s
D. rpcinfo -m
E. rpcstat
Answer: D

3. Which of the following appications cannot be run as a daemon?

A. imapd
B. mountd
C. sadmind
D. snmpd
Answer: C

4. Which of the following services is dependent on the mountd daemon?

A. nfsd
B. rpcbind
C. snmpd
D. named
Answer: A

5. What command may be used to gather information about shared filesystems?

A. netstat -s
B. showmount
C. ps -edf
D. who
Answer: B


1. On BSDI, once the portmap process has been killed it can not be restarted without rebooting the machine.
Answer: True

2. You need the nfsd daemon running to be able to mount a filesystem on another host.
Answer: False

3. Mibiisa is associated with the RPC services.
Answer: False

4. On Solaris, rpcbind must be running to recieve connections for any RPC service.
Answer: True

5. When disabling a service which is executed by inetd you will need to edit the /etc/init.d file.
Answer: False