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If the customer was on the phone angry and pressuring to get the system back online but you didn't know what the issue was how would you deal with the situation

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Try to keep the customer informed while solving the problem. Makey them feel their problem is the only issue your focused on. Show the customer sucess no matter how little to gain their confidence.

Which one is the bit of the Sticky Bit?

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Which fields are not supposed to be in a /etc/passwd entry?

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How to see the inodes of a file?

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if file permissions is set to 755, is that file can be accessed by anybody

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is ping tcp or udp type traffic

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Where do you see your self in 5 years?

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I was given a series of questions to answer, and a machine on which to perform the tasks asked of me. Mostly basic things like write a shell script, parse a log file, and trace a mysql host issue.

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"How have you dealt with difficult people in the past?"

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"What experience has made you qualified for this job?"

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