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RHCE: Red Hat Certified Engineer

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1. 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)

2. Where is the vsftp pub dir?

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

4. If you want to add an iptables command to forward TCP port 80 traffic to TCP port 3128 - you would use the following:

5. How to start apache service?

6. 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:

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

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

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

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

11. 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)

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

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

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

16. How to install vsftpd?

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

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

19. To check status of ftp daemon

20. Where is vsftpd.conf?

21. 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:

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

23. 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

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

25. What is the first post installation step?

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

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

28. What parts of rhel6 should be installed to separate volumes?

29. 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 ____

30. How to install apache?

31. 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

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

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

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

35. What service is allowed through the default firewall?

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

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

38. 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

39. Where is the config dir for vsftpd?

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

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

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

43. 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

44. ___ http://devmon.dev.schwab.com/index.html will make a local copy of the index.html file from devmon

45. rpm option to show me the package files

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

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

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

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

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