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Old 07-20-2011, 03:01 AM   #1
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:31 AM   #2
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hai i had completed B.E in 2009 and working as a System Administrator in a small company past 2years..

Now i am 2+ years exp with RHEL 6 certification..

i dont know clearly how get prepare for interview..and i need interview questions to get prepare...
pls any one help me..
Thank u..
First, you need to spell out your words. Text-speak won't win you any points with anyone.

And there's no way anyone here can give you an answer to what you're asking. An interviewer can ask ANYTHING, and be as detailed as they want to be. The only thing you can do to be prepared, is to be prepared. That is, you are going to have to KNOW what you're doing. Know Linux, the commands, troubleshooting, problem diagnosis/escalation, etc., etc. Everything that you should already know as a systems administrator.
 
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Old 07-20-2011, 11:33 AM   #3
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Thank u..but i was basically working in hardware and troubleshooting in windows..after completing my RHEL certification, i had planned set my carrier as a Linux administrator..
so that i am not having a clear idea about Linux Admin interview process..
kindly tell me what are all the concepts i have get well prepare for my interview..if i get an clear idea about that..then i can start my preparation in right path..

Thank u..
 
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Old 07-20-2011, 11:38 AM   #4
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Have you tried using google at all? I just typed a quick "how to interview for linus sysadmin" and got quite a few results. One is here: http://mj12net.org/index.php/system-...eat-sheet.html

As TB0ne said, only you can prepare. Using google is an effective tool.
 
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Old 07-20-2011, 11:47 AM   #5
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Thank u..but i was basically working in hardware and troubleshooting in windows..after completing my RHEL certification, i had planned set my carrier as a Linux administrator..
so that i am not having a clear idea about Linux Admin interview process..
kindly tell me what are all the concepts i have get well prepare for my interview..if i get an clear idea about that..then i can start my preparation in right path..

Thank u..
Well, once again, SPELL OUT YOUR WORDS. It's "you", not "u", etc.

And if you have been working as a systems administrator for 2 years, then you already KNOW the concepts. Windows or Linux is immaterial...the job is the same. Keep the resources up and available, 24/7/365. Knowing how to troubleshoot a problem is the same. The concepts are the same...keep things running.

Once again, saying a "server" is pointless. What's ON the server? Mail server? Web? LDAP? DHCP/DNS??? Each server is a different facet of your environment, and each is going to be different. Again, if you KNOW what you're doing, you'll already know all this. If you only have a certificate without the knowledge behind it, then you're in trouble.
 
Old 07-20-2011, 12:02 PM   #6
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The right path for preparing for an interview as a Linux systems admin is the same as it is for any other job:

1) Research the company
2) Look over the job description and try to match the skills they're looking for to your own experience. So, for instance, if they're looking for JBoss experience, you can try to play up any experience you have with IIS as showing you have some comparable skills and could learn the details of JBoss quickly.
3) Do a google search for commonly asked interview questions, and prepare answers...general stuff like, "What is your greatest weakness?" "Why do you want to work here?"

Also, have a careful look at your resume, because what you typed here in the original post says you have 2+ years of experience as a Linux admin, and if you made that same mistake on your resume, the first time someone finds out otherwise, you'll be thrown out the door. It's considered lying, and at best they'll catch it in the interview and end the interview right then and there, at worst they'll offer you the job and it becomes grounds for immediate termination when someone learns after the fact. So if your experience is in Microsoft, and you're a Linux n00b with a certificate, make sure that's what the resume conveys.
 
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Old 07-21-2011, 12:08 AM   #7
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thanks a lot..sure i get prepare..take care
 
Old 07-21-2011, 12:54 AM   #8
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Dear suboss87,

TBone is right, first of all you have to spell properly and no one can suggest you for what the interviewer will be asking. The solution is, you should know each and everything about Linux.

Some basic tips for an interview is

1. You must know the full background of company
2. Why you want to leave your previous job
3. There are more than 1000 basic questions you will find on google.

So, just google everything and it will surely help you.

Cheers
 
Old 11-17-2011, 02:00 AM   #9
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seeking linux system admin job

hi suboss87
this is sidh. I read your post. I am also seeking job in linux system administrator field. I had also completed B.E in 2009.
my email id is sjohari123@gmail.com. please mail me your email id also for future contact & be remain in touch.
 
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:35 AM   #10
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hi suboss87
this is sidh. I read your post. I am also seeking job in linux system administrator field. I had also completed B.E in 2009.
my email id is sjohari123@gmail.com. please mail me your email id also for future contact & be remain in touch.
This is a FOUR MONTH OLD thread, that you re-opened. You can send a user private messages on here...this isn't the place to post for job seekers. There is an LQ Job Marketplace, and many other job search sites you can find on the Internet. Try them.
 
  


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