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Old 09-21-2006, 09:31 AM   #1
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I am going to attend an interview for a Solaris admin position. What questions should I expect to be asked?

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Old 09-21-2006, 09:57 AM   #2
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Every interviewer has probably its own set.

Of course you'll be asked for your experience, skills, availability, references ...

Technical questions may or may not take a large part of the interview, that depends a lot on who is asking the questions.
 
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Thanks, but I was interested to know what technical solaris oriented questions you would ask.

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Old 09-21-2006, 11:21 AM   #4
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Huge variation in questions depending on where it is.
I would expect questions like:
How do you jumpstart a server?
vi commands
simple scripting
adding/modifying services
openboot/init level questions
hardware troubleshooting
shell commands
 
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Yep, I would add also questions about:
networking, routing, how to low level configure a network interface, firewalls,
storage, disks, mirroring, NAS,
remote management LOM, RSC,
Sun Rays,
Commands to monitor a system,
Solaris 10 features (Zones, Resource management, Dtrace, SMF, RBAC, ZFS).

And a killer question: "Which one do you think is the best O/S, Solaris or Linux ?"
 
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It really depends on the position.

When I interview someone I usually ask general troubleshooting questions like - "A box is running slow what do you do?"
 
  


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