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You have a server that can pull data from the outside world, but not receive it. What do you do?

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I'm not a networking guy so it took me a while to get this one right. Someone with more networking experience should be able to answer this in like two seconds.

Check your firewall, IP tables rules and determine the type and port the traffic is passing from, potentially something as simple as a unmet rule. Check log files for more information. It could be a Switch or router is blocking the traffic, run traceroute UDP and TCP to see where the clogged pipe is. Check the Transmission rates and the Received rates to see packet drops.

What I used for Linux auto deployment management

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how do you find out the memory on X amount of Linux systems.

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What was the largest project you've worked on in your current position? What's your level of experience with VMware products? How would you manage users accounts with configuration management?

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What does chattr command do ?

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What's the worst thing you eer broke and how did you cover it up?

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What is your experience with sendmail?

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"What has been your most rewarding customer service experience?"

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Know every directive in apache and be able to explain in explicit detail how each works. Know how to explain in detail forking, there were questions about Veem. AllowOverride KeepAliveTimeout MaxSpareServers MinSpareServers Options

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Hiring management was interested in my work background and the environment where I previously worked.

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