Answer CCNA Security Chapter 2 Test – CCNAS v1.1

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In this post, i share the questions and answer for CCNA Security Chapter 2 Test. This CCNA Security Chapter 2 test is using CCNAS v1.1. I took this CCNAS Chapter 2 Test on April 2012. Several new questions were included. So i share the new questions and answer for your references.

 

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1. Refer to the exhibit. What two pieces of information can be gathered from the generated message? (Choose two. )
This message is a level five notification message.
This message appeared because a minor error occurred requiring further investigation.
This message appeared because a major error occurred requiring immediate action.
This message indicates that service timestamps have been globally enabled.
This message indicates that enhanced security was configured on the vty ports.

2. By default, how many seconds of delay between virtual login attempts is invoked when the login block-for command is configured?
one
two
three
four
five

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3. Refer to the exhibit. Routers R1 and R2 are connected via a serial link. One router is configured as the NTP master, and the other is an NTP client. Which two pieces of information can be obtained from the partial output of the show ntp associations detail command on R2? (Choose two. )
Both routers are configured to use NTPv2.
Router R1 is the master, and R2 is the client.
Router R2 is the master, and R1 is the client.
The IP address of R1 is 192. 168. 1. 2.
The IP address of R2 is 192. 168. 1. 2.

4. What are two characteristics of the SDM Security Audit wizard? (Choose two. )
It uses interactive dialogs and prompts to implement AAA.
It automatically enables Cisco IOS firewall and implements Cisco IOS IPS security configurations to secure the router.
It displays a screen with Fix-it check boxes to let you choose which potential security-related configuration changes to implement.
It requires users to first identify which router interfaces connect to the inside network and which connect to the outside network.
It is initiated from CLI and executes a script in which the managment plane functions and forwarding plane services are tested against known vulnerabilities.

5. If AAA is already enabled, which three CLI steps are required to configure a router with a specific view? (Choose three. )
assign a secret password to the view
assign commands to the view
assign users who can use the view
associate the view with the root view
create a superview using the parser view view-name command
create a view using the parser viewview-name command

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6. Refer to the exhibit. Which statement regarding the JR-Admin account is true?
JR-Admin can issue show, ping, and reload commands.
JR-Admin can issue ping and reload commands.
JR-Admin can issue only ping commands.
JR-Admin can issue debug and reload commands.
JR-Admin cannot issue any command because the privilege level does not match one of those defined.

7. Which recommended security practice prevents attackers from performing password recovery on a Cisco IOS router for the purpose of gaining access to the privileged EXEC mode?
Keep a secure copy of the router Cisco IOS image and router configuration file as a backup.
Disable all unused ports and interfaces to reduce the number of ways that the router can be accessed.
Configure secure administrative control to ensure that only authorized personnel can access the router.
Locate the router in a secure locked room that is accessible only to authorized personnel.
Provision the router with the maximum amount of memory possible.

8. Which three options can be configured by Cisco AutoSecure? (Choose three.)
CBAC
SNMP
syslog
security banner (Corrected by Andy)
interface IP address
enable secret password

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9. Refer to the exhibit. Based on the output of the show running-config command, which type of view is SUPPORT?
secret view, with a level 5 encrypted password
root view, with a level 5 encrypted secret password
superview, containing SHOWVIEW and VERIFYVIEW views
CLI view, containing SHOWVIEW and VERIFYVIEW commands

10. Which three services on a router does Cisco SDM One-Step Lockdown enable? (Choose three. )
SNMP
TCP intercepts
SSH access to the router
Cisco Discovery Protocol
password encryption service
firewall on all outside interfaces

11. An administrator defined a local user account with a secret password on router R1 for use with SSH. Which three additional steps are required to configure R1 to accept only encrypted SSH connections? (Choose three. )
configure the IP domain name on the router
enable inbound vty Telnet sessions
generate the SSH keys
configure DNS on the router
enable inbound vty SSH sessions
generate two-way pre-shared keys

12. Which statement describes the operation of the Cisco SDM Security Audit wizard?
The wizard configures a router to prevent unauthorized access.
The wizard compares a router configuration against recommended settings.
The wizard monitors network data and logs possible unauthorized or malicious traffic.
The wizard logs the effectiveness of network security measures for baseline comparisons.

13. An administrator needs to create a user account with custom access to most privileged EXEC commands. Which privilege command is used to create this custom account?
privilege exec level 0
privilege exec level 1
privilege exec level 2
privilege exec level 15

14. Which three areas of router security must be maintained to secure an edge router at the network perimeter? (Choose three.)
physical security
flash security
operating system security
remote access security
router hardening
zone isolation

15. Which service is enabled on a Cisco router by default that can reveal significant information about the router and potentially make it more vulnerable to attack?
HTTP
CDP
FTP
NTP
TFTP

16. Which two operations are required to implement Cisco SDM One-Step Lockdown? (Choose two. )
Choose the One-Step Lockdown feature.
Apply the documented network policies.
Deliver the configuration changes to the router.
Compare the router configuration against recommended settings.
Select the Firewall and ACL task on the SDM Configuration screen.

17. Which statement matches the CLI commands to the SDM wizard that performs similar configuration functions?
aaa configuration commands and the SDM Basic Firewall wizard
auto secure privileged EXEC command and the SDM One-Step Lockdown wizard
class-maps, policy-maps, and service-policy configuration commands and the SDM IPS wizard
setup privileged EXEC command and the SDM Security Audit wizard

 

18. Refer to the exhibit. What is the significance of secret 5 in the generated output?
The ADMIN password is encrypted using DH group 5.
The ADMIN password is encrypted via the service password-encryption command.
The ADMIN password is hashed using MD5.
The ADMIN password is hashed using SHA.

19. Which three commands are required to restore a primary bootset from a secure archive on a router on which Cisco IOS resilience is enabled? (Choose three. )
Restart the router in ROM monitor mode and display the secure bootset Cisco IOS image name using the dir command.
Restart the router, enter privileged EXEC mode, and display the secure bootset Cisco IOS image name using the show flash command.
Boot the secure bootset Cisco IOS image using the boot command with the filename.
Copy the secure bootset Cisco IOS image to flash using the copy IOS-backup-image flash command.
Restore the secure configuration file using the copy config-backup flash command.
Restore the secure configuration file using the secure boot-config restore filename command.

20. Which set of commands are required to create a username of admin, hash the password using MD5, and force the router to access the internal username database when a user attempts to access the console?
R1(config)# username admin password Admin01pa55
R1(config)# line con 0
R1(config-line)# login local

R1(config)# username admin password Admin01pa55
R1(config)# line con 0
R1(config-line)# login internal

R1(config)# username admin Admin01pa55 encr md5
R1(config)# line con 0
R1(config-line)# login local

R1(config)# username admin secret Admin01pa55
R1(config)# line con 0
R1(config-line)# login local

R1(config)# username admin secret Admin01pa55
R1(config)# line con 0
R1(config-line)# login internal

21. Refer to the exhibit. Which two statements describe the current SDM logging setup? (Choose two. )
Buffered logging will be enabled on the router for Logging Level 7 messages.
Buffered logging will be enabled on the syslog server for Logging Level 7 messages.
All messages with a trap level of 4 and higher (less critical) will be logged.
All messages with a trap level of 4 and lower (more critical) will be logged.
The router interface IP address that is connected to the syslog server is 192. 168. 1. 3.
The syslog server IP address is 192. 168. 1. 3.

22. What are two characteristics of SNMP community strings? (Choose two. )
A vulnerability of SNMPv1, SNMPv2, and SNMPv3 is that they send the community strings in plaintext.
Commonly known community strings should be used when configuring secure SNMP.
If the manager sends one of the correct read-only community strings, it can get information and set information in an agent.
SNMP read-only community strings can be used to get information from an SNMP-enabled device.
SNMP read-write community strings can be used to set information on an SNMP-enabled device.

23. What is the minimum recommended modulus key length for keys generated to use with SSH?
256
512
768
1024
2048

24. Which two characteristics apply to Role-Based CLI Access superviews? (Choose two. )
CLI views have passwords, but superviews do not have passwords.
Users logged in to a superview can access all commands specified within the associated CLI views.
A single superview can be shared among multiple CLI views.
Commands cannot be configured for a specific superview.
Deleting a superview deletes all associated CLI views.
A specific superview cannot have commands added to it directly. (Similar Question)

25. Refer to the exhibit. What two facts can be determined from the output? (Choose two.)
The Cisco IOS image and configuration files have been properly secured.
ROMmon mode will be inaccessible upon entering the privileged EXEC reload command.
The Cisco IOS Resilient Configuration feature is enabled.
The Cisco IOS Resilient Configuration feature has detected an image version mismatch.
The Cisco IOS configuration files have been erased.

26. What are three requirements that must be met if an administrator wants to maintain device configurations via secure in-band management? (Choose three. )
network devices configured to accommodate SSH
a separate network segment connecting all management devices
at least one router acting as a terminal server
encryption of all remote access management traffic
connection to network devices through a production network or the Internet
direct access to the console ports of all network devices

 

New Questions

Why is the usernamenamesecretpassword command preferred over the usernamenamepasswordpassword command?

It uses the MD5 algorithm for encrypting passwords.
It uses the standard type 7 algorithm for encrypting passwords.
It allows the administrator to configure passwords of any length.
It does not require the login local command to enable the local database for authentication.

 

Which two statements describe the initial deployed services of Cisco routers and recommended security configuration changes? (Choose two.)

CDP is disabled by default and should be enabled on all interfaces, even when the service is not required.
Configuration autoloading is disabled by default but should be enabled, even when the service is not required.
ICMP mask reply is disabled by default but should be enabled on untrusted interfaces.
ICMP unreachable notifications are enabled by default but should be disabled on untrusted interfaces.
FTP is enabled by default and should be disabled.
TCP keepalives are disabled by default but should be enabled globally to prevent certain DoS attacks.

 

Which command is used to verify the existence of a secure Cisco IOS image file? (by Naji Alobaidi)

show version
dir
show flash
show secure bootset

 

Which three types of views are available when configuring the Role-Based CLI Access feature? (Choose three.) (by Naji Alobaidi)

superuser view
root view
superview
CLI view
admin view
config view

 

[Update by Xase]

Why is the username name secret password command preferred over the username name password password command?

It uses the MD5 algorithm for encrypting passwords.

It uses the standard type 7 algorithm for encrypting passwords.

It allows the administrator to configure passwords of any length.

It does not require the login local command to enable the local database for authentication.

 

Which statement describes the operation of the CCP Security Audit wizard?

The wizard compares a router configuration against recommended settings.

The wizard monitors network data and logs possible unauthorized or malicious traffic.

The wizard logs the effectiveness of network security measures for baseline comparisons.

The wizard performs an analysis of implemented security measures based on a saved baseline.

 

Which three services does CCP One-Step Lockdown enable? (Choose three.)

SNMP

TCP intercepts

SSH access to the router

Cisco Discovery Protocol

password encryption

firewall on all outside interfaces 

 

Please take note that this CCNA Security Chapter 2 answer is not 100% correct. I got 97.9% for this CCNAS Chapter 2 test. So if you think you have better answer, please share with us.

Thank You

 

CCNA Security: Implementing Network Security (Version 1.2) – CCNAS Chapter 2

[by Hasantha]

Refer to the exhibit. Which three things occur if a user attempts to log in four times within 10 seconds and uses an incorrect password? (Choose three).
Subsequent virtual login attempts from the user are blocked for 60 seconds.
During the quiet mode, an administrator can virtually log in from any host on network 172.16.1.0/24.
Subsequent console login attempts are blocked for 60 seconds.
A message is generated that indicates the username and source IP address of the user.
During the quiet mode, an administrator can log in from host 172.16.1.2.
No user can log in virtually from any host for 60 seconds.

Which three options can be configured by Cisco AutoSecure? (Choose three.)
CBAC
SNMP
Syslog
Security banner
Interface IP address
Enable secret password

Which statement describes the CCP Security Audit wizard?
After the wizard identifies the vulnerabilities, the CCP One-Step Lockdown feature must be used to make all security-related configuration changes.
After the wizard identifies the vulnerabilities, it automatically makes all security-related configuration changes.
The wizard autosenses the inside trusted and outside untrusted interfaces to determine possible security problems.
The wizard is based on the Cisco IOS AutoSecure feature.
The wizard is enabled by using the Intrusion Prevention task.

What command must be issued on a Cisco router that will serve as an authoritative NTP server?
Ntp master 1
Ntp server 172.16.0.1
Ntp broadcast client
Clock set 11:00:00 DEC 20 2010

 

[by vlad]

What is the Control Plane Policing (CoPP) feature designed to accomplish?

direct all excess traffic away from the route processor

prevent unnecessary traffic from overwhelming the route processor

manage services provided by the control plane

disable control plane services to reduce overall traffic

 

A network engineer is implementing security on all company routers. Which two commands must be issued to force authentication via the password 1A2b3C for all OSPF-enabled interfaces in the backbone area of the company network? (Choose two.)​

area 0 authentication message-digest

area 1 authentication message-digest

ip ospf message-digest-key 1 md5 1A2b3C ​

enable password 1A2b3C

username OSPF password 1A2b3C

 

A network administrator notices that unsuccessful login attempts have caused a router to enter quiet mode. How can the administrator maintain remote access to the networks even during quiet mode?

Quiet mode behavior can be overridden for specific networks by using an ACL.

Quiet mode behavior will only prevent specific user accounts from attempting to authenticate.

Quiet mode behavior can be disabled by an administrator by using SSH to connect.

Quiet mode behavior can be enabled via an ip access-group command on a physical interface.

 

What is a characteristic of the Cisco IOS Resilient Configuration feature?

The secure boot-image command works properly when the system is configured to run an image from a TFTP server.

Once issued, the secure boot-config command automatically upgrades the configuration archive to a newer version after new configuration commands have been entered.

It maintains a secure working copy of the bootstrap startup program.

A snapshot of the router running configuration can be taken and securely archived in persistent storage.

 

What is a characteristic of the MIB?

Information is organized in a flat manner so that SNMP can access it quickly.

The OIDs are organized in a hierarchical structure.

Information in the MIB cannot be changed.

A separate MIB tree exists for any given device in the network.​

 

Which three actions are produced by adding Cisco IOS login enhancements to the router login process? (Choose three.)

create password authentication

slow down an active attack

permit only secure console access

create syslog messages

disable logins from specified hosts

automatically provide AAA authentication

 

What are two reasons to enable OSPF routing protocol authentication on a network? (Choose two.)​

to provide data security through encryption

to ensure more efficient routing

to ensure faster network convergence

to prevent data traffic from being redirected and then discarded

to prevent redirection of data traffic to an insecure link

 

What is the default privilege level of user accounts created on Cisco routers?

0

1

15

16

 

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18 thoughts on “Answer CCNA Security Chapter 2 Test – CCNAS v1.1”

  1. new qusstion
    Which command is used to verify the existence of a secure Cisco IOS image file?

    show version

    dir

    show flash

    show secure bootset (the answer)
    ————————————————–
    Which three types of views are available when configuring the Role-Based CLI Access feature? (Choose three.)

    superuser view(answer)

    root view (answer)

    superview

    CLI view(answer)

    admin view

    config view

    1. hi Naji Alobaidi,
      Thanks for the update. I have updated the question. I believe the answer for the second question are root view, superview and cli view. Anyway, really appreciate your contribution. Thanks again 🙂

      1. I had my test for ch2 2days ago and I got the correct anwer of this 2 question in cisco system . also I beleve your answer is correct too.

        Thank you

      2. yes right i too see in cisco document and here is one more catch :

        Maximum Number of Allowed Views :

        The maximum number of CLI views and superviews, including one lawful intercept view, that can be configured is 15. (This does not include the root view.)

  2. Muchas gracias. Pase con 100% todas las respuestas publicadas son correctas.

    Thanks a lot. I pass with 100% all answers posted is right.

  3. new question
    An administrator defined a local user account with a secret password on router R1 for use with SSH. Which three additional steps are required to configure R1 to accept only encrypted SSH connections? (Choose three.)

    1. An administrator defined a local user account with a secret password on router R1 for use with SSH. Which three additional steps are required to configure R1 to accept only encrypted SSH connections? (Choose three.)
      configure the IP domain name on the router
      enable inbound vty Telnet sessions
      generate the SSH keys
      configure DNS on the router
      enable inbound vty SSH sessions
      generate two-way pre-shared keys

  4. 13. An administrator needs to create a user account with custom access to most privileged EXEC commands. Which privilege command is used to create this custom account?
    privilege exec level 0
    privilege exec level 1
    privilege exec level 2
    privilege exec level 15

    Alguien me puede decir porque es la opcion 3? He leido varias veces y sigo sin entender porque la 2 que no tiene muchos privilegios puede ser?
    Gracias de antemano

  5. hi..
    new question
    Which statement describes the security audit wizard?
    1.After the wizard identifies the vulnerabilities, the CCP One-Step Lockdown feature must be used to make all security-related configuration changes
    2.After the wizard identifies the vulnerabilities, it automatically makes all security-related configuration changes.
    3.The wizard autosenses the inside trusted and outside untrusted interfaces to determine possible security problems
    4.The wizard is based on the Cisco IOS AutoSecure feature.
    5.The wizard is enabled by using the Intrusion Prevention task.
    (Answer is 4.)

  6. What is the Control Plane Policing (CoPP) feature designed to accomplish?

    direct all excess traffic away from the route processor

    prevent unnecessary traffic from overwhelming the route processor

    manage services provided by the control plane

    disable control plane services to reduce overall traffic

    A network engineer is implementing security on all company routers. Which two commands must be issued to force authentication via the password 1A2b3C for all OSPF-enabled interfaces in the backbone area of the company network? (Choose two.)​

    area 0 authentication message-digest

    area 1 authentication message-digest

    ip ospf message-digest-key 1 md5 1A2b3C ​

    enable password 1A2b3C

    username OSPF password 1A2b3C

    A network administrator notices that unsuccessful login attempts have caused a router to enter quiet mode. How can the administrator maintain remote access to the networks even during quiet mode?

    Quiet mode behavior can be overridden for specific networks by using an ACL.

    Quiet mode behavior will only prevent specific user accounts from attempting to authenticate.

    Quiet mode behavior can be disabled by an administrator by using SSH to connect.

    Quiet mode behavior can be enabled via an ip access-group command on a physical interface.

    What is a characteristic of the Cisco IOS Resilient Configuration feature?​

    The secure boot-image command works properly when the system is configured to run an image from a TFTP server.​

    Once issued, the secure boot-config command automatically upgrades the configuration archive to a newer version after new configuration commands have been entered.

    It maintains a secure working copy of the bootstrap startup program.

    A snapshot of the router running configuration can be taken and securely archived in persistent storage.

    What is a characteristic of the MIB?

    Information is organized in a flat manner so that SNMP can access it quickly.

    The OIDs are organized in a hierarchical structure.

    Information in the MIB cannot be changed.

    A separate MIB tree exists for any given device in the network.​

    Which three actions are produced by adding Cisco IOS login enhancements to the router login process? (Choose three.)

    create password authentication

    slow down an active attack

    permit only secure console access

    create syslog messages

    disable logins from specified hosts

    automatically provide AAA authentication

    Which two characteristics apply to role-based CLI access superviews? (Choose two.)

    CLI views have passwords, but superviews do not have passwords.

    A single superview can be shared among multiple CLI views.

    Users logged in to a superview can access all commands specified within the associated CLI views.

    Deleting a superview deletes all associated CLI views.

    A specific superview cannot have commands added to it directly.
    What are two reasons to enable OSPF routing protocol authentication on a network? (Choose two.)​

    to provide data security through encryption

    to ensure more efficient routing

    to ensure faster network convergence

    to prevent data traffic from being redirected and then discarded

    to prevent redirection of data traffic to an insecure link

    What is the default privilege level of user accounts created on Cisco routers?

    0

    1

    15

    16

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