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SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) Exam Questions and Answers

Question 1

The Universal Device Poller retrieves management data in which format?

Options:

A.

OID

B.

WMI

C.

XML

D.

ANSI 1

Question 2

Your network has critical devices on the opposite side of a WAN link from you SolarWinds server. You do not want alerts about the devices if the router (name = “target”) that connects your SolarWinds server to the remote site is down. How do you configure Alert Suppression?

Options:

A.

Suppress alert when all of the following apply: Node Name is equal to “target” / Interface Status is equal to “Warning”

B.

Suppress alert when any of the following apply: Node Name is equal to “target” / Node Status is equal to “Warning”

C.

Suppress alert when any of the following apply: Node Name is equal to “target” / Interface Status is equal to “Down”

D.

Suppress alert when all of the following apply: Node Name is equal to “target” / Node Status is equal ta “Down”

Question 3

After you create an NPM report with custom charts for availability and response time metrics, you schedule the report and add an action to export it. But you cannot export it as an Excel file. What is the likely reason?

Options:

A.

You must link the report with a URL in an email action to run live in the web console

B.

Excel file formats are not supported

C.

The custom charts only support a PDF export

D.

You do not have the permissions to export the report

Question 4

You want to create an alert that notifies you when packet loss meets or exceeds 50%, but only for a select set of nodes in your network. How do you accomplish this?

Options:

A.

Set the scope of the alert to only apply to nodes to be included in the alert

B.

Set the alert trigger evaluation to evaluate nodes to be included in the alert

C.

Create separate SWQL trigger condition for each node to be included in the alert

D.

Set an alert limitation for the nodes to be included in the alert

Question 5

You need to change the polling method from ICMP to SNMP on 200 nodes you monitor with Orion. How would you best accomplish this?

Options:

A.

Edit each individual node and change the polling method

B.

Bulk select nodes in Manage Nodes and change the polling method

C.

Use the Orion Polling Configuration tool to change polling methods

D.

Unmanage all the nodes and remanage them choosing SNMP as the polling method

Question 6

All users can create their own Orion Maps. How do you limit a user from seeing or working with select monitored entities through the SolarWinds server?

Options:

A.

Unmanage entities to remove access to the Orion user account

B.

Configure permissions on the monitored entity to remove access to the Orion user account

C.

Configure Alert imitations to remove access to the Orion user account

D.

Configure Account limitations to remove access to the Orion user account

Question 7

You run ten reports on three assorted weekly schedules and send the results to the network operations distribution list. The email address for the distribution list changed, and you must update the new email address to send the reports. How do you implement this update?

Options:

A.

Use the Schedule Manager to edit each action on each report schedule, and change the email address

B.

Use the Action Manager to edit each action on each report schedule, and change the email address

C.

Make a copy of each report, edit the action to change the email address

D.

Edit each action on each report schedule, and change the email address

Question 8

You want to limit a user to only monitor Windows servers and not be able to view other devices that NPM monitors. How can you do this?

Options:

A.

Account limitations

B.

View permissions

C.

Account views

D.

Alert limitations

Question 9

NPM polls static properties, and calculates bandwidth consumption based on the total amount of _____ coming through the firewall.

Options:

A.

Bytes

B.

Kilobytes

C.

Megabytes

D.

Nibbles

Question 10

You need to implement service level agreement (SLA) reporting for a new hosted data center service. Which SLA performance metric should you track?

Options:

A.

Interface discards

B.

Memory utilization

C.

CPU utilization

D.

Response time

Question 11

What is required to monitor tenants in your SDN environment with NPM Cisco ACI monitoring? (Choose all that apply.)

Options:

A.

View your SDN environment in Orion Maps

B.

Add an APIC node to NPM

C.

Enable API polling on the APIC node

D.

Enable API polling on all ACI devices

Question 12

What is the most time-efficient way to create a report in NPM that shows the top 50 interfaces by percent utilization?

Options:

A.

Create an interface report and use a filter to restrict to the top 50

B.

Edit the default top 25 interfaces by percent utilization report and update to the top 50

C.

Run the default top 25 interfaces by percent utilization report for different timeframes

D.

Create a new advanced SQL query report

Question 13

Users report that NPM performance is slow when managing devices through the Orion Web Console. You verify the SNMP trapping is responsible for the poor performance. How do you resolve this issue?

Options:

A.

Add the devices as managed nodes to cut down on the trap messages received

B.

Point the devices to a trap manager and filter unwanted messages before forwarding remaining traps to the Orion Platform

C.

Reduce the number of days SNMP messages are kept in the SolarWinds Trap Viewer

D.

Add an Additional Web Server to handle the load of users accessing the NPM Orion Web Console

Question 14

What is required of your nodes to detect duplex mismatches? (Choose all that apply.)

Options:

A.

Duplex of both devices must be identified as full or half

B.

Ensure corresponding values for each interface are different

C.

The nodes must support topology and be interconnected

D.

Unify the duplex mode configuration on neighboring interfaces

Question 15

Which is not true for Device Studio Poller?

Options:

A.

Collects data from Orion Failover Engine or Hot Standby Engines

B.

Can perform logical operations or transformations on the polled data

C.

Polled values are displayed in existing resources

D.

Can poll multiple OIDs for a given technology

Question 16

Capacity planning is available for which metrics?

Options:

A.

Up/Down, Packet Loss, and Latency

B.

Response Time, Interface, and Volume Utilization

C.

CPU, Memory, and Interface

D.

Hardware Health

Question 17

While building an Orion map in the NPM web console you notice that two of your devices do not show a connection between them. You verify the two devices are connected. How can you resolve this issue? (Choose all that apply.)

Options:

A.

Build a new Orion map and add the related entities instead of the nodes

B.

Verify you are monitoring Layer 2 and 3 topologies

C.

Change the monitoring method from SNMP to CLI

D.

Build a custom connection between the devices

Question 18

You can make bulk changes, such as changing the polling method, to nodes.

Options:

A.

TRUE

B.

FALSE

Question 19

Retention policies require you to keep Syslog messages in the database for 9 days before you can discard them. Syslog messages from 8 days ago are missing.

What is likely the issue?

Options:

A.

Database compaction runs weekly

B.

Default Syslog retention period is seven days

C.

Default Syslog web filter is seven days

D.

Detailed records are summarized after seven days

Question 20

You can display Palo Alto firewalls on Orion Maps.

Options:

A.

False

B.

True

Question 21

Which items can you display in Web Console maps?

Options:

A.

Monitored nodes and network links

B.

Quarks, gluons, Leptons, nodes, and network links

C.

Interfaces, volumes, and database instances

D.

Monitored nodes, interfaces and volumes, SAM applications and components, and network links

Question 22

How does NPM calculate capacity usage trends?

Options:

A.

Volume capacity

B.

Average calculation

C.

Capacity forecasting widget

D.

Historical data

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