Linux Administrator Interview questions
1)Advantages/disadvantages of script vs compiled program.
2)Name a replacement for PHP/Perl/MySQL/Linux/Apache and show main differences.
3)Why have you choosen such a combination of products?
4)Differences between two last MySQL versions. Which one would you choose and when/why?
5)Main differences between Apache 1.x and 2.x. Why is 2.x not so popular? Which one would you choose and when/why?
6)Which Linux distros do you have experience with?
7)Which distro you prefer? Why?
8)Which tool would you use to update Debian / Slackware / RedHat / Mandrake / SuSE ?
9)You're asked to write an Apache module. What would you do?
10)Which tool do you prefer for Apache log reports?
11)Your portfolio. (even a PHP guest book may work well)
12)What does "route" command do?
13)Differences between ipchains and iptables.
14)What's eth0, ppp0, wlan0, ttyS0, etc.
15)What are different directories in / for?
16)Partitioning scheme for new webserver. Why?