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RHCE: Red Hat Certified Engineer

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1. What service is allowed through the default firewall?

2. Where is the main apache data directory?

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

4. If rhel6 is in the /media directory - where is the XML file on that DVD with a database of packages and package groups?

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

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

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

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

9. _____ will change the size of /dev/rootvg/tmplv to 4 gig

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

11. 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

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

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

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

15. ____ is used for creating ext2 and ext3 file systems

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

17. 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 ____

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

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. How to install apache?

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

22. ____ is used to modify file system parameters

23. 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.

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

25. rpm ____ to install kernel updates

26. How to start apache service?

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

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

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

30. 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 ____

31. 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

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

33. 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)

34. 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

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

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

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

38. You can use the ____ tool after installation to add any package groups that you missed.

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

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

41. rpm option to show me the package files

42. Where to find the main apache config file?

43. httpd ___ to update the httpd package - automatically answering yes to all the questions

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

45. The simplest way to install Apache

46. Where is vsftpd.conf?

47. 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

48. When an rpm install fails for xxxx because the same version is already apparently installed - run ____ to just install it all again

49. 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)

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