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1. Use grep to count how many repositories have been configured in the file server1.repo

2. 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)

3. Use parted to display disk geometry for /dev/hda and end up in shell

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

5. Virtual Host Configuration: Names the URL for the virtual host.

6. 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

7. 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 ____

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

9. What is the first post installation step?

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

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

12. Virtual Host Configuration: Specifies an IP address for multiple virtual hosts.

13. This line placed in /etc/hosts.deny will mean that only computer allowed to access our Telnet server has an IP address of

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

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

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

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

18. 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

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

20. How to install apache?

21. Perform a simple check of the file system. minor-num is x.

22. To verify integrity of an rpm package - ____/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-redhat-release

23. How to start apache service?

24. ____ is used to modify file system parameters

25. What service is allowed through the default firewall?

26. To install both mod_ssl and squid packages

27. Where to find the main apache config file?

28. What is the standard directory for file sharing with vsFTP?

29. rpm ____ to install kernel updates

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

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

32. The default Red Hat Enterprise Linux firewall blocks access to an NFS server. While inelegant - the following command 'flushes -' or turns off - the standard Linux firewall from the local computer.

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

34. This line placed in /etc/hosts.deny denies all services except TFTP to computers in the example.org domain

35. I ran 'e2label /dev/sda' and got 'bad magic number' Why?

36. What command starts the same menu as the text-mode First Boot process?

37. OS from http.conf - this line looks deceptively simple; it limits what readers see about your Web server when you browse to a nonexistent page. If you don't use this command - outsiders can see whether you've loaded modules such as Perl - Python - an

38. rpm option to show me the package files

39. Virtual Host Configuration: Sets a root directory for the virtual host.

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

41. This line placed in /etc/hosts.deny sends a customized error message for Telnet users on the crack.org domain saying sorry [insert client info] - access denied

42. Are SELinux and iptables-based firewalls are enabled by default?

43. 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

44. Where is the config dir for vsftpd?

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

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

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

48. 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

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

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