Questions and answers

1. Network Client Management

1.1.

What does LDAP stand for?

LDAP stands for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

LDAP

1.2.

What is a dn?

The distinguishedName, or dn, consists of the set of attributes which uniquely identify an LDAP entry. This set of attributes corresponds to the path which has to be traversed to reach that entry.

DN

1.3.

What is a shared-network declaration?

A shared-network declaration is used if there are multiple subnets on the same physical network.

shared-network

1.4.

In which file does the DHCP server keep a database of the leases?

/var/dhcp/dhcpd.leases

DHCP lease

1.5.

How would you reload the DHCP server?

/etc/init.d/dhcp restart

DHCP restart

1.6.

What is a static host?

A static host is a host that always gets the same IP-address from the DHCP-server.

Static host

1.7.

What is a lease?

A lease is the amount of time a client may use the IP address it has received from the DHCP-server.

lease

1.8.

What does the acronym DHCP stand for?

DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.

DHCP

1.9.

What is the function of the type auth?

The type auth checks the user's password against the password database(s).

auth

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