117-201 Advanced Level Linux Certification

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Question 1

Under which of the following circumstances would the command ping output the string

  • A. When the ICMP packets are send to a broadcast address and multiple hosts respond.
  • B. When the host being sent ICMP packets is on a different network.
  • C. When the router responds to the ICMP packet in addition to the host receiving the ICMP packets.
  • D. When the host sending the ICMP packet is the same host as the one receiving the ICMP packets.

Answer : A

Question 2

Which two LVM commands are missing from the following sequence which is used to
create a logical volume and make use of it on a Linux system?
pvcreate, ___________, __________, mkfs, mount

  • A. lvcreate, mdadm
  • B. lvcreate, vgcreate
  • C. lvmcreate, vgcreate
  • D. vgcreate, lvcreate
  • E. vgcreate, mdadm

Answer : D

Question 3

What is the command to add another IP address ( to a network interface (eth0)
that already has (at least) one IP address in the subnet?

  • A. ip add addr dev eth0
  • B. ifconfig eth0 netmask
  • C. ip addr add dev eth0
  • D. ipconfig eth0

Answer : C

Question 4

Where is the LILO boot loader code typically installed on a system with only a single Linux
installation and no other operating systems?

  • A. In the master boot record.
  • B. In the boot sector.
  • C. In the /boot directory.
  • D. At the start of the kernel.

Answer : A

Question 5

The following is an excerpt from the output of tcpdump -nli eth1 'udp':
13:03:17.277327 IP > 43653+ A? lpi.org. (25)
13:03:17.598624 IP > 43653 1/0/0 A
Which network service or protocol was used?

  • A. FTP
  • B. HTTP
  • C. SSH
  • D. DNS
  • E. DHCP

Answer : D

Question 6

The main configuration file for autofs has this entry:
/home /etc/auto.home
What is the meaning of the /etc/auto.home file?

  • A. It has the indirect maps for the mounting of file systems.
  • B. It has configuration information, such as passwords and keys, for the remote file server.
  • C. It has configuration information on settings for the /home mount point.
  • D. It is the holds the SSL key to allow authentication to the remote file server.

Answer : A

Question 7

During booting, when the Linux kernel loads an initramfs file, which command from the
initramfs will be executed first, if present?

  • A. /init
  • B. /initrd
  • C. /linuxrc
  • D. /rc.local
  • E. /sbin/init

Answer : A

Question 8

Which RAID level value must be used with Linux software RAID in order to create an array
of mirrored devices?

  • A. 1
  • B. 5
  • C. 6
  • D. container
  • E. mirrorstripe

Answer : A

Question 9

Which file contains the text message that is displayed after logging into the console?
(Specify the full name of the file, including path.)

Answer : /etc/motd

Question 10

What happens if the Linux kernel can't mount the root filesystem when booting?

  • A. An error message is shown and the administrator is asked by the kernel to specify a valid root filesystem to continue the boot process.
  • B. An error message is shown and the system reboots after a keypress.
  • C. An error message is shown and the system boots in maintenance mode.
  • D. An error message is shown showing which device couldn't be mounted or informing that init couldn't be found.
  • E. An error message is shown stating that the corresponding kernel module couldn't be loaded.

Answer : D

Question 11

When a makefile is included in a source code package, what are commonly defined targets
in the file?

  • B. clean, install, uninstall
  • D. prefix, exec_prefix, bindir, mandir

Answer : B

Question 12

Where would fsck put any unreferenced file or file fragments on a ext4 filesystem?

  • A. recover
  • B. lost+found
  • C. back
  • D. lost

Answer : B

Question 13

Which file contains the message that is displayed above the login prompt of the system
console? (Specify the full name of the file, including path.)

Answer : /etc/issue

Question 14

Which of the following filter keywords for tcpdump specify the transfer direction for network
packets? (Choose TWO correct answers.)

  • A. source
  • B. src
  • C. dest
  • D. src or dst
  • E. both

Answer : B,D

Question 15

What should be done to ensure a client machine uses the recursive nameserver running on
the IP address (Choose TWO correct answers.)

  • A. Add nameserver to /etc/resolv.conf.
  • B. Run route add nameserver
  • C. Run ifconfig eth0 nameserver
  • D. Ensure that the dns service is listed in the hosts entry in the /etc/nsswitch.conf file.
  • E. Run bind add nameserver

Answer : A,D

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