Here are some Solaris interview questions you should be able to answer.

NOTE: All answers are left as an exercise to the reader.
  1. You can ping servers on the subnet your workstation is on, but not other subnets. What is wrong?
  2. If you can ping a server, but can't telnet or ssh to it, what could be the problem?
  3. If a user logs in to UNIX, it displays the desktop and then immediately logs you back out, what could be wrong?
  4. If you mistype a password, how do you clear it out to retype the password again.
  5. When would you want to reconfigure the kernel and how would you do it?
  6. Which is your favorite editor, shell, programming shell and why?
  7. Why should you never have '.' in root's path?
  8. If fsck is running, what is the one thing you shouldn't do?
  9. What are the 3 or 4 major flavors of UNIX and what are their SA tools?
  10. What kind of PC - UNIX connectivity programs are you familiar with?
  11. What are: UFS, NFS, SaMBa, LDAP, NIS, DNS, Veritas
  12. If you send an e-mail to someone and it comes back "Message Undeliverable", what could be wrong.
  13. How do you give a user access to an application or program that needs to run as root without giving them the root password?
  14. When you "ping server" and "ping server.domainname", you get different results. Why?
  15. Someone pings a server from another location and gets a different result than if you ping the same server onsite. What is going on?
  16. You know the reason the server won't boot is because of ODS, but the root partition isn't on ODS. How do you go about fixing it?
  17. How would you truncate a log file that is growing too large if you don't have space to compress it or to move it somewhere else? How would you do it "hot"?
  18. When the key is in the lock position on a Sun Enterprise server, can you do a Stop-A? Explain.
  19. What does "boot -a" do?
  20. What is uadmin and what does it do?
  21. What does "ypwhich servername" do? Why would you use it?
  22. If you have multiple ethernet interfaces, how do you keep it from routing between them?
  23. Can you add HDD's to a Sun server and not have to do a reconfiguration reboot? Explain.
  24. You can receive e-mail, but can't send any. What is wrong?
  25. If you have forgotten the root password for a server, how do you get back in?
  26. What makes NIS+ more secure than NIS?
  27. After displaying the banner page, it says: Clock TOD does not match TOD on any IO boards
    How do you go about fixing this and what is it telling you?
  28. What are the differences between Solaris 2.6 and lower and 7 and higher?
  29. How can you search for commands at the boot prompt if you only know part of the command?
  30. What are the two settings you can change to make a system boot faster?
  31. What are the differences between Sun OS and Solaris?
  32. What do soft partitions buy you with Solaris Volume Manager?
  33. How can you set EEPROM settings from Solaris?