Interview Topic


Vishal Vyas (Linux Administrator)

My Experience

Some Interview Topics

If you are preparing for interviews for linux admin jobs you should be familiar with below concepts..

1) Port number of different servers {cat /etc/services}
2) Linux Installation(through FTP,HTTP,NFS)
3) Boot process
4) Diff b/w ext3 and ext2
5) RAID LEVELS and Selection of raid
6) backup methods
7) Package management such as Yum server
8) Kernel Tuning
9) IPTABLES
10) TCP WRAPPERS
11) DIFFERENT RUN LEVELS
12) USER AND GROUP MANAGEMENT
13) QUOTA SETTING(user and group)
14) DIFF B/W CRON AND AT
15) BASIC SHELL SCRIPTING
16) Troubleshooting different issues.
17) Tell me why we should hire you?
18) DAILY ACTIVITES IN YOUR CURRENT COMPANY
19) RECENTLY SOLVED CRITICAL ISSUE
20) LVM (Very Imp)
21) vertias Volume manager
22) cluster basic like HAD , GAB , LLT , HEARTBEAT , CONFIG FILES , RESOURSE , SERVICE GROUPS etc
23 ) kernel panic troubleshooting
24) Process management
25)Configuration part of NFS , NIS , Samba , DHCP , DNS,Apache, Sendmail etc.
26)Remote administration experience.

And many more depending on your job profile. You should know each topics what you mentioned in your resume . If you are not sure about anything , dont mention in your resume and your resume should reflect your skills.

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4 Responses to “Interview Topic”

  1. Elvis Pratel January 31, 2010 at 6:05 pm #

    Did you pass RHCE 302 already?

  2. Elvis Pratel January 31, 2010 at 6:14 pm #

    Forget my question. I just checked your certification and you got RHCE just yesterday Jan. 30. Congratulations!!!!

  3. mabin August 31, 2010 at 11:22 pm #

    cool site man…very useful

  4. shambhu September 19, 2011 at 11:58 am #

    i wnt to prepration of rhcss
    plz send me link of rhcss ebook,pdfor cbt

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