Linux Administrator Interview Questions

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Mar 17, 2013

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator I at HostGator.com:

“The last question was concerning an "Internal Server Error" from Apache. This was sort of a curve ball because there was no obvious reason the web page shouldn't display to the average administrator…”


Mar 14, 2013

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at World Link Communications:

“How do you make network very efficient?

Have you ever made Linux driver?”


Mar 13, 2013

Interview Question for Senior Linux Administrator at GE:

“Standard interview fair, accomplishments, overcoming difficult experiences.”


Feb 23, 2013

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at Network Solutions:

“Can you keep this system running without direct supervision? What do you bring to our team?”


Feb 6, 2013

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator I at HostGator.com:

“How do you change a list of words in a file from slug format to Capitalized words? (ie police_officer to Police Officer)”


Feb 1, 2013

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator at Additech:

“The most unexpected question was if I was sure that the position as they described it was something I wanted to do.”


Jan 23, 2013

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator II at Rackspace:

“Most of the interview process is not very technical. They want to get an idea of how you think and if you would be a good fit in a cultural way.”


Jan 5, 2013

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator I at Rackspace:

“Describe in detail top down the path and processes involved with sending an email. Explain why a message was not delivered.”


Dec 26, 2012

Interview Question for Senior Linux Administrator at Affinia Group:

“Really not many, was mostly about personality.”


Nov 21, 2012

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator II at Rackspace:

“RedHat Clustering and EMC SAN questions -- Had never dealt with them before”