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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.

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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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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Which one is the bit of the Sticky Bit?

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Do you prefer the bigger picture or details?

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Whiteboard some powershell scripting.

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Who shot first, Han or Greedo? I'm not joking I was asked that.

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I don't recall all of the specifics but it was a mix of generic interview questions regarding feedback and conflict as well as a few IT related questions.

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