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RHCE: Red Hat Certified Engineer

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1. To check status of ftp daemon

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

3. output from ____ is: Disk /dev/cciss/c0d0: 36.4 GB - 36414750720 bytes... plus listing of partitions - for each physical drive

4. rpm ____ verifies the installed zip rpm against the rpm database

5. 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

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

7. Where is the main apache data directory?

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

9. Where is the vsftp pub dir?

10. How to install vsftpd?

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

12. To install both mod_ssl and squid packages

13. 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

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

15. 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

16. What is the first post installation step?

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

18. Virtual Host Configuration: Creates an custom log; the location is based on the DocumentRoot. (from http://www.books24x7.com/book/id_18196/viewer.asp?bookid=18196&chunkid=218985502)

19. 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

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

21. How do you restart the apache web server?

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

23. rpm option to show me the package files

24. The simplest way to install Apache

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

26. How to start the vsftp service?

27. SELinux must be configured to Allow HTTPD To Read Home Directories. (Alternatively - activate the httpd_enable_homedirs boolean with the __ command.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

34. To list under which run levels the web service will start

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

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

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

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

39. As you may not have access to the GUI during the Red Hat exams - you need to know how to use text-based browsers. The standard is ____

40. rpm ____ [name of package] to verify the package - once you have manually imported the key

41. Where is vsftpd.conf?

42. Create a usb boot disk if the usb stick is /dev/sdc and the file you need is in your present directory

43. 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

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

45. '____ /var/www' will tell you the ACL settings of /var/www

46. 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

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

48. What service is allowed through the default firewall?

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

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