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= Winter 2015 =
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= Summer 2020 =
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This schedule is a considered to be a general guideline for week-by-week content. Due dates may vary per instructor.
  
::Instructors:
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{| class="wikitable"
::*Murray Saul (sections A, B, & C)
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!style="width: 10%"|Week
::*Hans Heim (sections E, F, & G)
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!style="width: 30%"|Objectives and Tasks
::*Elizabeth Kopiec (section D )
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!References
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!style="width: 30%"|Labs
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
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|'''Week 1:'''<br>May 18-24
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|'''Create a CentOS Linux VM in VMware:'''
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*Install CentOS (Full Install) in VMware Workstation application (create customized partitions)
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*Shell Scripting
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*Obtain System Information
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'''Post-Installation Tasks:'''
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*Post-Install Commands
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*Bash Shell Scripting Essentials
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*Using a Bash Shell Script to Create a Post Installation Report
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
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*Welcome to OPS235!: [https://prezi.com/qzh5grocfyib/welcome-to-ops235/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w1_l1.pdf pdf]
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*Installing Linux: [https://prezi.com/2yqudtkizlmj/installing-linux/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w1_l2.pdf pdf]
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*Bash Shell Scripting (part 1): [https://prezi.com/bk1pw0n-qjwp/bash-shell-scripting-part-1/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w1_l3.pdf pdf]
  
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'''Setup Tutorial:'''
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*[[OPS335 Install Flash|Install Flash]] (to view web notes in CentOS 7)
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'''Scripting Practice:'''
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*[[OPS235_Scripting_Exercises | OPS235 Scripting Exercises]]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 1|Lab 1: Installing CentOS 7 with VMWare Workstation]]
  
<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" width="100%" style="border-top: thin solid black;">
 
<tr>
 
  <th  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">Week</th>
 
  <th  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">Objectives and Tasks</th>
 
  <th  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">Slides / Reference</th>
 
  <th style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">Labs</th>
 
</tr>
 
</table>
 
  
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<p>'''WARNING:'''
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<br>'''If working from home, use VMware Workstation (Windows/Linux) or VMware Fusion (macOS).'''
  
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<br><br>'''Do not use any other virtualization software!'''
  
  
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
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|'''Week 2:'''<br>May 25-31
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|'''Creating & Using Virtual Machines'''
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*Installing and Using Virtualization Software
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*Installing Guest VMs
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
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*Installing Virtual Machines: [https://prezi.com/itfej7og5kxt/creating-virtual-machines-vms/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w2_l1.pdf pdf]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 2|Lab 2: Creating and Using Virtual Machines]]
  
  
 
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
 
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|'''Week 3:'''<br>June 1-7
 
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|'''Creating & Using Virtual Machines / Continued:'''
 
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*Manipulating Virtual Machines
 
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*Backing-up Virtual Machines
 
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*Manipulating Virtual Machines with Shell Scripts
{|width="100%" border="1" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="7"
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
|
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*Managing Virtual Machines: [https://prezi.com/fntt_lk0gg7v/managing-virtual-machines/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w2_l2.pdf pdf]
:'''Week'''
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*Bash Shell Scripting (part2): [https://prezi.com/jeanobdj-9bf/bash-shell-scripting-part-2/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w2_l3.pdf pdf]
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:'''Objectives and Tasks'''
 
|
 
:'''Slides / Reference'''
 
|
 
'''Labs'''
 
|-
 
|
 
:'''Week 1'''
 
12 - 18 January<br />
 
(No class Monday January 12th)
 
|
 
:'''CentOS Installation (on Main Host)'''
 
:* Manually Creating Partitions
 
:* Installing CentOS
 
:* Introduction to RPM
 
:* Introduction to Networking Commands
 
 
|
 
|
  
  
:'''Slides:'''
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
::*Course Introduction:
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|'''Week 4:'''<br>June 7-14
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w1_l1.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w1_l1.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w1_l1.ppt ppt] ]
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|'''Troubleshooting, Archiving, Package Management:'''
::*Lab 1 Preparation / Debriefing:
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*Common Troubleshooting Examples
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235_cent_w2_l1.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235_cent_w2_l1.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235_cent_w2_l1.ppt ppt] ]
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*Archiving Files
 
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*Package Management
|
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_1_-_CentOS6 Lab 1]
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*Troubleshooting, Archiving, Package Management: [https://prezi.com/wp_9j-z0jgrx/troubleshooting-archiving-package-management/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w3_l1.pdf pdf]
|-
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*Bash Shell Scripting (part 3): [https://prezi.com/jlu5pwmr_avn/bash-shell-scripting-part-3/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w3_l2.pdf pdf]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 3|Lab 3: Troubleshooting, Archiving, and Packages]]
:'''Week 2'''
 
19 - 25 January
 
  
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:'''Creating &amp; Using Virtual Machines'''
 
:* Installing and Using Virtualization Software
 
:* Installing Guest VMs
 
<!-- Assignment 1 Released -->
 
|
 
  
:'''Slides:'''
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
::*Virtual Machines Part I (Lab 2 Investigations 1-4):
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|'''Week 5:'''<br>June 15-21
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w3_l1.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w3_l1.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w3_l1.ppt ppt] ]
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|'''Managing Users, Groups & Services:'''
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*User Management
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*Group Management
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*Service Status
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*Starting / Stopping Services
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
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*Managing Users, Groups & Services: [https://prezi.com/dx3qeitmuuif/managing-user-accounts-services/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w4a.pdf pdf]
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*Bash Shell Scripting (part 4): [https://prezi.com/ardxoz36akmb/bash-shell-scripting-part-4/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w4b.pdf pdf]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 4|Lab 4: Users, Groups and Services]]
  
::*Virtual Machines Part II (Lab 2 Investigations 5-7):
 
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w3_l2.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w3_l2.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w3_l2.ppt ppt] ]
 
  
:'''Reference:'''
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
::* [http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/Virtualization-en-US/ RedHat Virtualization Guide]
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|'''Week 6:'''<br>June 22-28
::* [http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/5.2/Installation_Guide/ RHEL Installation Guide]
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|'''Evaluation:'''
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*Labs 1 - 4
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*Assignment 1
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*Written Midterm Test
 
|
 
|
[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_2 Lab 2]
 
|-
 
 
|
 
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:'''Week 3'''
 
26 January - 1 February
 
  
  
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
:'''LVM &amp; Software Package Management'''
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!colspan="4" style="text-align:left;"| '''Study Week:'''<br>June 29-July 5
:* Software Package management with rpm and yum
 
|
 
  
:'''Slides:'''
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
::*Package Management:
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|'''Week 7:'''<br>July 6-12
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w4_l2a.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w4_l2a.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w4_l2a.ppt ppt] ]
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|'''Monitoring Disk Space, Intro to LVM'''
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*Monitoring Hard Disk Space
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*LVM - Definition
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*Using LVM
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*Creating Shell Scripts to Flag Low Disk Space
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
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*Monitoring Disk Space, <code>crontab</code>, <code>awk</code> command: [https://prezi.com/__ayhf6te9zb/monitoring-hard-disk-space/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w8a.pdf pdf]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 5|Lab 5: Monitoring Disk Space - Investigation 1]]
  
:'''Reference:'''
 
:* [http://fedoranews.org/alex/tutorial/rpm/ Using the RPM Utility]
 
:* [http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/yum/ Using the YUM Utility]
 
|
 
[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_3 Lab 3]
 
|-
 
|
 
:'''Week 4'''
 
2 - 8 February
 
  
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
:'''LVM &amp; Software Package Management (continued)'''
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|'''Week 8:'''<br>July 13-19
:* Logical Volume Management
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|'''Using LVM'''
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*Using Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
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*Creating Shell Scripts to Flag Low Disk Space
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
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*Introduction to LVM: [https://prezi.com/igc3z-ki_tdo/logical-volume-management-lvm/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w8b.pdf pdf]
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*Demonstration of Growing ''/home'' partition using LVM: [https://youtu.be/4fGQmw9RInYg YouTube]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 5#INVESTIGATION 2: MANAGING HARD DISK SPACE USING LVM|Lab 5: Using LVM - Investigation 2]]
  
:'''Slides:'''
 
::*Introduction to LVM:
 
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w4_l1.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w4_l1.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w4_l1.ppt ppt] ]
 
 
:'''Reference:'''
 
:* [[Logical Volume Management]] '''(Recommended Reading)'''
 
:* [http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/whatislvm.html LVM HOWTO] - Read chapters 1 - 3
 
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|-
 
|
 
:'''Week 5'''
 
9  - 15 February<br />
 
  
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
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|'''Week 9:'''<br>July 20-26
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|'''Configuring a Network Using Virtual Machines'''
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*Static Network Configuration
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*Network Configuration with a DHCP client
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*Basic TCP/IP network commands: <code>ping</code>, <code>ifconfig</code>, <code>netstat</code>
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
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*Creating a Virtual Network: [https://prezi.com/kwgvo8g5eraj/creating-a-virtual-private-network-vpn/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w10a.pdf pdf]
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*Bash Shell Scripting (part 6): [https://prezi.com/7j9ggxkg7jqc/copy-of-creating-a-virtual-private-network-vpn/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w10b.pdf pdf]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 6|Lab 6: Virtual Networks]]
  
  
|
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
:'''Working with Partitions / User &amp; Group Management'''
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|'''Week 10:'''<br>July 27-Aug 2
:* Creating / Managing Virtual Partitions
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|'''Setup and Configure Secure Shell Services'''
:* Mounting / Unmounting File Systems
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*Network Services
:* Automatically Mount File Systems Upon Boot-up
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*SSH
:* User and Group Management
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
|
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*Securing Network via SSH: [https://prezi.com/dj6_vmmuds0t/securing-a-network-via-ssh/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w11a.pdf pdf]
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*Configuring Firewalls (iptables): [https://prezi.com/9zurywz2gkyx/configuring-a-firewall-iptables/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_week11b.pdf pdf]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 7|Lab 7: Setup and Configure SSH]]
  
:'''Slides:'''
 
  
::*User Account Management:
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w6_l1.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w6_l1.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w6_l1.ppt ppt] ]
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|'''Week 11:'''<br>Aug 3-9
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|'''Setting Up, Using & Maintaining a DHCP Server'''
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*DHCP Server
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|'''Lecture Notes:'''
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*Setting up a DHCP Server: [https://prezi.com/zkpwa8y_6ovt/setting-up-dhcp/ web] [https://ict.senecacollege.ca/~ops235/slides/ops235_w12.pdf pdf]
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|[[OPS235 Lab 8|Lab 8: Setup and Configure a DHCP Server]]
  
:'''Reference:'''
 
:* [http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2011/05/ext2-ext3-ext4/ Linux File Systems (ext2/ext3/ext4)]
 
:* [http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Partition/fdisk_partitioning.html Partitioning with fdisk]
 
:* [http://www.linux-tutorial.info/modules.php?name=MContent&pageid=282 Mounting / Unmounting File-systems]
 
:* [http://www.itwire.com/business-it-news/open-source/14446-uid-and-gid-the-basics-of-linux-user-admin UID and GID explained]
 
  
:'''Assignment 1:'''
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
:* [[OPS235_Assignment_1]]
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|'''Week 12:'''<br>Aug 10-14
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|'''Evaluation:'''
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*Labs 5 - 8
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*Assignment 2
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*Final Exam
 
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|
[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_4 Lab 4]
 
|-
 
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:'''Week 6'''
 
16 - 22 February
 
(Holiday Monday: No Classes)
 
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:
 
'''Complete first half of course:'''
 
:* Catch-up on Labs
 
:* Work on assignment #1 (Due week #7 in class)
 
:* Review for Practical Test #1 and Written Test
 
 
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|
  
  
 
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|-
 
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:'''Week 7'''
 
23 February - 1 March
 
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:'''Evaluation'''
 
:* '''Practical Test 1''' (covering weeks 1-4)
 
:* '''Written Test 1''' (covering weeks 1-4)
 
:* '''Assignment 1 Due (in class)'''
 
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|-
 
!colspan="4"|Study Week
 
2 - 8 March
 
|-
 
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:'''Week 8'''
 
9 - 15 March
 
 
 
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:'''Archiving Files, Compiling Software<br />Packages from Source, Managing Services'''
 
:* Using Archive Files (tar, tar.gz, tgz)
 
:* Compiling Software from Source Code
 
:* Controlling System Services
 
 
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:'''Slides:'''
 
 
::*Linux Filesystems / Working with Partitions:
 
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w6_l1aa.odp odp] ] [  [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w6_l1aa.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w6_l1aa.ppt ppt]  ]
 
::* Archiving &amp; Compiling Software / Managing Run Levels and Services &amp; Run Levels
 
::: [ ] [  ] [ ]
 
 
:'''Reference:'''
 
* [http://www.centos.org/docs/2/rhl-gsg-en-7.2/s1-zip-tar.html archiving with tar, gzip, gunzip]
 
* [[init vs systemd]]
 
* [https://wiki.debian.org/Debate/initsystem/upstart init vs systemd vs upstart]
 
* [https://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/5.2/Installation_Guide/s2-init-boot-shutdown-rl.html Runlevels]
 
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[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_5 Lab 5]
 
|-
 
|
 
:'''Week 9'''
 
16 - 22 March
 
 
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<!-- * Assignment 1 Evaluation -->
 
:'''Configuring a Network Using Virtual Machines'''
 
:* Static Network Configuration
 
:* Network Configuration with a DHCP client
 
:* Basic TCP/IP network commands: ping, ifconfig, netstat
 
|
 
 
:'''Slides: '''
 
::*Configuring Networks in VMs - Part1:
 
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w9_l1.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w9_l1.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w9_l1.ppt ppt] ]
 
::*Configuring Networks in VMs - Part2:
 
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w9_l2.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w9_l2.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w9_l2.ppt ppt] ]
 
 
 
:'''Reference:'''
 
:Networking with Virtual Machines (Introduction)
 
:* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_network Virtual Network - Definition]
 
:* [http://www.reallylinux.com/docs/networkingadmin.shtml Important Linux Networking Commands] (Also refer to lab 6 notes)
 
:* [http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialNetworking.html Linux Network Configuration]
 
:* [[IPTables]] Reference
 
:* Lab6 Notes: [http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_6#Investigation_8:_How_do_I_view_and_configure_the_IPTABLES_firewall.3F_--_Basic_Function.2FConfiguration IPTABLES Firewall]
 
 
|
 
 
[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_6 Lab 6]
 
|-
 
|
 
:'''Week 10'''
 
23 - 29 March
 
|
 
:'''Setup and Configure Secure Shell Services,<br />Using Virtual Machines'''
 
:* Network Services
 
:* SSH|
 
|
 
 
:'''Slides: '''
 
::*Network Services / SSH:
 
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w10.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w10.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w10.ppt ppt] ]
 
 
:'''Reference:'''
 
:* Network services/ssh
 
:* [http://support.suso.com/supki/SSH_Tutorial_for_Linux SSH Tutorial]
 
:* [http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/locutus/shh-securing-ssh-howto-10640 How to Make SSH More Secure]
 
:* [[IPTables]]
 
:* Interest Topic: [http://linuxgazette.net/issue58/sharma.html Linux Security Tips] (See Areas involving Networking)
 
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[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_7 Lab 7]
 
|-
 
|
 
:'''Week 11'''
 
30 March - 5 April<br />
 
(Holiday on Friday - No classes)
 
|
 
:'''Setting Up, Using &amp; Maintaining a DHCP Server'''
 
:* DHCP Server
 
:'''Assignment 2 released'''
 
:* Work on assignment #2 (Due week #13 in class)
 
:* Review for Practical Test
 
|
 
 
:'''Slides:'''
 
::*Install &amp; Configure DHCP Server:
 
::: [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w11.odp odp] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w11.pdf pdf] ] [ [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ops235w11.ppt ppt] ]
 
 
:'''Reference:'''
 
:* DHCP Server Definition:<br />[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Host_Configuration_Protocol http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Host_Configuration_Protocol]
 
:*[[OPS235_Assignment_2]]
 
 
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[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS235_Lab_8 Lab 8]
 
|-
 
|
 
:'''Week 12'''
 
6 - 12 April
 
|
 
 
:'''Evaluation'''
 
:* '''Practical Test 2'''
 
:* Work on assignment #2 (Due week #13 in class)
 
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|-
 
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:'''Week 13'''
 
13 - 19 April
 
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:* '''Assignment #2 Due (in class)'''
 
:* Review for Exam
 
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|-
 
!colspan="4"|Exam Week (20 - 24 April )
 
|}
 
[[OPS235 Resources]]
 
 
[[Category:OPS235]]
 
[[Category:OPS235]]

Latest revision as of 12:27, 6 May 2020

Summer 2020

This schedule is a considered to be a general guideline for week-by-week content. Due dates may vary per instructor.

Week Objectives and Tasks References Labs
Week 1:
May 18-24
Create a CentOS Linux VM in VMware:
  • Install CentOS (Full Install) in VMware Workstation application (create customized partitions)
  • Shell Scripting
  • Obtain System Information

Post-Installation Tasks:

  • Post-Install Commands
  • Bash Shell Scripting Essentials
  • Using a Bash Shell Script to Create a Post Installation Report
Lecture Notes:
  • Welcome to OPS235!: web pdf
  • Installing Linux: web pdf
  • Bash Shell Scripting (part 1): web pdf

Setup Tutorial:

Scripting Practice:

Lab 1: Installing CentOS 7 with VMWare Workstation


WARNING:
If working from home, use VMware Workstation (Windows/Linux) or VMware Fusion (macOS).

Do not use any other virtualization software!

Week 2:
May 25-31
Creating & Using Virtual Machines
  • Installing and Using Virtualization Software
  • Installing Guest VMs
Lecture Notes:
  • Installing Virtual Machines: web pdf
Lab 2: Creating and Using Virtual Machines


Week 3:
June 1-7
Creating & Using Virtual Machines / Continued:
  • Manipulating Virtual Machines
  • Backing-up Virtual Machines
  • Manipulating Virtual Machines with Shell Scripts
Lecture Notes:
  • Managing Virtual Machines: web pdf
  • Bash Shell Scripting (part2): web pdf


Week 4:
June 7-14
Troubleshooting, Archiving, Package Management:
  • Common Troubleshooting Examples
  • Archiving Files
  • Package Management
Lecture Notes:
  • Troubleshooting, Archiving, Package Management: web pdf
  • Bash Shell Scripting (part 3): web pdf
Lab 3: Troubleshooting, Archiving, and Packages


Week 5:
June 15-21
Managing Users, Groups & Services:
  • User Management
  • Group Management
  • Service Status
  • Starting / Stopping Services
Lecture Notes:
  • Managing Users, Groups & Services: web pdf
  • Bash Shell Scripting (part 4): web pdf
Lab 4: Users, Groups and Services


Week 6:
June 22-28
Evaluation:
  • Labs 1 - 4
  • Assignment 1
  • Written Midterm Test


Study Week:
June 29-July 5
Week 7:
July 6-12
Monitoring Disk Space, Intro to LVM
  • Monitoring Hard Disk Space
  • LVM - Definition
  • Using LVM
  • Creating Shell Scripts to Flag Low Disk Space
Lecture Notes:
  • Monitoring Disk Space, crontab, awk command: web pdf
Lab 5: Monitoring Disk Space - Investigation 1


Week 8:
July 13-19
Using LVM
  • Using Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
  • Creating Shell Scripts to Flag Low Disk Space
Lecture Notes:
  • Introduction to LVM: web pdf
  • Demonstration of Growing /home partition using LVM: YouTube
Lab 5: Using LVM - Investigation 2


Week 9:
July 20-26
Configuring a Network Using Virtual Machines
  • Static Network Configuration
  • Network Configuration with a DHCP client
  • Basic TCP/IP network commands: ping, ifconfig, netstat
Lecture Notes:
  • Creating a Virtual Network: web pdf
  • Bash Shell Scripting (part 6): web pdf
Lab 6: Virtual Networks


Week 10:
July 27-Aug 2
Setup and Configure Secure Shell Services
  • Network Services
  • SSH
Lecture Notes:
  • Securing Network via SSH: web pdf
  • Configuring Firewalls (iptables): web pdf
Lab 7: Setup and Configure SSH


Week 11:
Aug 3-9
Setting Up, Using & Maintaining a DHCP Server
  • DHCP Server
Lecture Notes:
  • Setting up a DHCP Server: web pdf
Lab 8: Setup and Configure a DHCP Server


Week 12:
Aug 10-14
Evaluation:
  • Labs 5 - 8
  • Assignment 2
  • Final Exam