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RHCE: Red Hat Certified Engineer

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1. How to install apache?






2. It's much more difficult and much more time-consuming to revise partitions with utilities such as ____ or parted after RHEL is installed.






3. Some computers built before 1998 may have a BIOS that limits access to hard disks beyond the 1024th cylinder. Some older BIOSs report only 1024 cylinders on a hard drive no matter how many actual cylinders are present. Computers that are subject to t






4. httpd ___ shows me what config files were installed when the httpd package was installed






5. If you configure other directories for Web services - you'll need to change their ACL settings. For example - if you create and then use the /www directory - run the following commands:






6. Run the ____ command to find the device associated with the USB key.






7. ____ prints superblock and block group information.






8. Where is vsftpd.conf?






9. You can check the status of your share. If it's working - you should see the contents of the /etc/exports directory when you run the following command:






10. To select a different device without having to restart parted - use the ____ command . Then - you can view its partition table or configure it.






11. Virtual Host Configuration: Creates an error log; the location is based on the DocumentRoot.






12. To install both mod_ssl and squid packages






13. Where is the config dir for vsftpd?






14. If in doubt about package names - you can find them in the ...






15. Apache supports security by specifying active ports through the Listen and ____ directives.






16. In httpd.conf - '____ None' disables any .htaccess files. Otherwise - .htaccess can allow others to administer your server - starting from the DocumentRoot directory. If .htaccess is in a subdirectory - such as /var/www/html/data/ - the additional di






17. Create a disk label for the partition table called k






18. rpm ____ to import the rpm key for integrity checking






19. The RPM database also maintains an MD5 checksum of each file. With the checksum - you can use the ____ package command to determine whether any file from that RPM package has changed.






20. List sboth the client hostname or IP address and mounted directory in host:dir format. This info should not be considered reliable.






21. If you want to create a database file named webpass in the /etc/httpd directory - for user 'e' - you'd start with the following command:






22. what port needs to be open to access ftp?






23. How to start the vsftp service automatically on boot?






24. The most straightforward way to make sure Apache starts in bootlevels 3 and 5






25. What is the first post installation step?






26. I just ran rpm -ivh zip-2.3-8.i386.rpm .. whooops - now I don't want this on my system so to get it off via rpm I type ____






27. what utility can be used to open port 80?






28. How to disable the firewall on the current system?






29. ____ configuration is not available via text mode RHEL installation.






30. Virtual Host Configuration: Assigns an e-mail address for the specified virtual host.






31. I just finished editing my /etc/yum.repos.d/*repo file and want yum to use the new info - so I run ____






32. For SELinux - you'll at least want to use the Security Level Configuration tool to activate the Allow Squid Daemon To Connect To The Network option - also known as the squid_connect_any boolean. Alternatively - you can activate this boolean with the






33. To update a kernel - 1) ____ 2) boot new kernel to test 3) revert to old kernel if problems 4) yum remove kernel-oldversion if no problems






34. ______ will show me volume info including vg - size - etc of /dev/rootvg/tmplv






35. Where is the vsftp pub dir?






36. Create the basic cache directories in /var/spool/squid with the following command:






37. Tthe file that might contain: oldvg - rootvg - etc.






38. pam ___ will tell me if any files in the pam package have changed since it was first installed






39. When you configure Squid on your system - you need to allow access through appropriate ports and SELinux settings. The simplest approach with respect to Squid configuration assumes that all clients use the default Squid port 3128 - using TCP - where






40. ____ can expand and shrink ext2 and ext3 file systems






41. After you edit /etc/exports - run service ___ stop...






42. rpm ____ verifies all installed rpms against the rpm database






43. How to make sure apache starts automatically on next reboot?






44. For http - if you implement 'UserDir public_html' - you need to also ____ /home/michael if you want /home/michael/public_html accessible






45. You need to configure firewalls and allow SELinux access in appropriate ways. Firewalls must allow access to the standard HTTP port - 80. SELinux must be configured to 'Allow HTTPD To Read Home Directories'. Finally - the ACL must be revised accordin






46. Logical partitions on a hard drive always start with number ____; on the first PATA/IDE hard drive on a PC - that is hda____.






47. rpm options include rpm -q [package name] or rpm -qf [path/file] or rmp -q____






48. For linux ext2 there is an easier way than using resize2fs. LVM 1 ships with a utility called __________ which does the lvextend and resize2fs for you (it can also do file system shrinking)






49. After extending file system 'homevol' - unmount it and then run _____ to make the filesystem size match the new larger volume.






50. The main Squid configuration file is ____/squid.conf