So here are some of the propable unix shell scripting interview questions you can expect in an interview. The questions include some of the questions asked to me as well.
1: How do you monitor or measure performance of a linux server which is running for more than 5 years with out a break?
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2: Explain how dns works, and talk about DNS Table?
3: Explain the concept behind BING and tell us how it works?
4: How do you monitor the status of an application that’s running on a linux box?
Basic experience on Linux cluster.
Working experience on SAN and NAS environment
TCS Linux Administrator Interview QUESTIONS
1: How to Check Performance of Server? (Linux commands)
2: Command to check the total hardware in system?
3: Increase the size of lvm disk? (Command)
4: What is the ibm server console and how to work with it?
5: System down, how do you debug?
6: How to check disk performance, command?
7: How do you check the health of the hard disk?
8: Command to find bad sectors in hard disk?
9: ls command not working (showing io error) what do you do, how to debug?
10: How do you debug when the system is taking long time to authenticate or logging into server?
Ans: May be resolv.conf
Tell me the booting process in linux?
lvm–> How to create logical volume and how to resize?
Shell program to remove all files older than 3 months.
Analyze Monitored Server Parameters (CPU, Memory, Disk, etc).
Volume Manager Administration
Network OS / SW installation
Knowledge on High Availability
System/Error Log file administration.
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