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The unexpected part was that there weren't any hard questions asked

Modify an existing Puppet module to configure systems for different time zones. Also required fixing issues with Puppet agent communication to Master, including a broken cert, adjusting iptables on the Master, etc.

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There were none really, only the unexpected absence of certain questions such as "why are you looking for a new position".

How to manually adding user to a system How to redirect the output of running bash script How to source another file with a script Formulate a simple loop Difference between $() and $(()) etc...

1. Tell me about yourself 2. DNS 3. DHCP 4. Do you know perl 5. Do you know OpenStack

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There really were no difficult or unexpected questions during the interview. The senior manager did seem interested in why I was considering making a change and why I left my previous position.

If you are told a service is unresponsive, how do you react?

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