CISSP Question of the Day – 8-11-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Data Backups

A Windows server is configured to back up the contents of a folder every night. Sunday night’s backup is a full backup. Which of the following correctly identifies the files that will be backed up on Sunday night?

  1. All files with the archive bit set will be backed up and the archive bit will be cleared.
  2. All files with the archive bit set will be backed up and the archive bit will be left alone.
  3. All files with the archive bit set will be backed up. All files in the folder will have the archive bit set.
  4. Files without the archive bit set will be backed up.
  5. All files in the folder will be backed up. The archive bit will be cleared on all files.
  6. All files in the folder will be backed up. The archive bit will be set on all files.
  7. All files in the folder will be backed up. The archive bit will be left alone on all files.



Check Your Answer


  1. All files in the folder will be backed up. The archive bit will be cleared on all files.

Supporting Links:
  1. http://www.computerweekly.com/news/1347703/Incremental-vs-differential-backup-A-comparison
  2. http://www.omnisecu.com/ccna-security/types-of-backup.php


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