TECH MAHINDRA INTERVIEW
PROFILE: DESIGN ENGINEER (DATACENTRE OR LAN DESIGNING)
TIME OF INTERVIEW: OCTOBER, 2013
Q. Which devices you are using in core layer in datacentre ?
Q. What is the difference between Core & Distribution Layer in terms of Functionality?
Q. In Datacentre, most commonly in which layer Port Channels are formed ?
Q. Explain Internet & Intranet traffic in your current network ?
Q. How you are achieving Redundancy in Datacentre?
Q. How you are connecting Datacentre & remote sites, in terms of Physical connectivity & protocol ?
Q. How Riverbed is implemented in your current environment ?
Q. How HSRP is running in your current environment ?
Q. Few Sub netting questions
Q. How DHCP is implemented in your network. Any issue faced in terms of DHCP, like Hosts not obtaining IP address through DHCP. How to check reachability between Hosts & DHCP Server ?
Q. How to configure failover, if we have more than one internet links at the site ?
Q. Why more than one Switch is used in Server mode ?
Q. If any user in the network is not able to access any application on Servers located in the Datacentre, what would be the Troubleshooting steps?
Q. Can L2 switch send ARP request ?
Q. What would be the troubleshooting steps, if Switch is getting Incomplete ARP Request ?
Q. In 6500 switch, How many SUP’s can be there, which models of SUP are supported?
Q. In 6500 switch, if SUP gets rebooted, what would be the troubleshooting steps to find root cause ?
Q. How Nexus 2K is connected with Nexus 6K or 5K. How to troubleshoot VPC in Nexus ?
Q. In 6500, How VSS is configured & How to troubleshoot ?
Q. How to check Live traffic on Interfaces ?
Q. Explain Router on stick concept ?
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