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RHCE: Red Hat Certified Engineer

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1. 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

2. Where is the vsftp pub dir?

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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

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

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

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

13. rpm option to show me the package files

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

15. rpm ____ to install kernel updates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

24. 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

25. 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)

26. The simplest way to install Apache

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

28. 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:

29. What service is allowed through the default firewall?

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

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

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

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

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

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

36. 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)

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

38. How to start apache service?

39. How to install vsftpd?

40. Where is the config dir for vsftpd?

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

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

43. 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

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

46. How to install apache?

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

48. 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 ____

49. The rpm ____ option installs the package - if it isn't already installed.

50. 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