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RHCE: Red Hat Certified Engineer

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

2. Where is the vsftp pub dir?

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

4. 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

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

6. 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)

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

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

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

10. How to start the vsftp service?

11. Where is the main apache data directory?

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. Where is vsftpd.conf?

19. 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

20. 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

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

22. 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)

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

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

25. 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

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

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

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

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

30. 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 ____

31. rpm ____ to install kernel updates

32. ____ is used to modify file system parameters

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

34. 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

35. Where to find the main apache config file?

36. rpm option to show me the package files

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

38. 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

39. 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

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

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

42. 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.

43. What service is allowed through the default firewall?

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

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

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

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

48. The RPM database also maintains an MD5 checksum of each file. With the checksum - you can use the ____ package command to determine whether any file from that RPM package has changed.

49. 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:

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