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= Fall 2021 =
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'''Instructors:'''
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'''Instructors:''' see [[OPS335]]
*'''Peter Callaghan''' (Section '''A''')
 
*'''Murray Saul''' (Section '''C''')
 
*'''Andrew Smith''' (Section '''B''')
 
 
 
 
 
'''OPS335 Resource Page''':
 
:*[ [[OPS335 Resources]] ]
 
 
 
 
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'''Note:''' Each OPS335 instructor will indicate the due dates for labs, tests and assignments. This schedule is a considered to be a general guideline for week-by-week content.
 
'''Note:''' Each OPS335 instructor will indicate the due dates for labs, tests and assignments. This schedule is a considered to be a general guideline for week-by-week content.
 
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 1:'''<br>11-17 Jan<br />(No class Monday Jan 11th:<br>Experience Seneca)</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 1:'''<br>7 - 10 September<br></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Introduction to OPS335:'''<ul><li>Outline, policies</li><li>Assignments, labs, evaluation, email</li><li>Preparation for OPS335 labs</li></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Introduction to OPS335:'''<ul><li>Outline, policies</li><li>Assignments, labs, evaluation, email</li><li>Preparation for OPS335 labs</li></ul></td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: [ [https://prezi.com/afknbqxakhv6/welcome-to-ops335/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy Web] ]  [ [https://scs.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/wk1-335.pdf PDF] ]<br>'''NOTE:''' Web slides requires ''Adobe Flash''<br></li><li>'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/22/html/Installation_Guide/ Fedora 22 Installation Guide]</li><li>[https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/22/html/Installation_Guide/appe-disk-partitions-overview.html Partitioning for Fedora]</li></ul></li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks#head-4c9ee55a5c9dc051bd32e795b46a3856e41a0335 Centos7 Install Tips]</li><li>[[OPS335 Resources]]</li></ul></td>
   <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS335_Lab_0 Prep for Labs]</td>
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   <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Installation_Lab Prep for Labs]</td>
 
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 2:'''<br>18-24 Jan<br /></td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 2:'''<br>13 - 17 September</td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Backups &amp; Basic Networking:'''<ul><li>ifconfig, aliasing, route, iptables, ping</li><li>Configuring a gateway, ip forwarding, masquerading, interface aliasing</li><li>tar, cpio, dump/restore</li><li>wget, netcat, ssh, scp, rsync, cron, at</li><li>Assignment 1 Part 1 Released</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Basic Networking &amp; Backups:'''<ul><li>ifconfig & route vs ip; resolv.conf, hostnamectl</li><li>/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/</li><li>Network connection troubleshooting</li><li>SSH & SSH Keys</li><li>rsync & cron</li></ul></td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: [ [ Web] [ [ PDF] ]</li></ul>'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>x</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://www.tty1.net/blog/2010/ifconfig-ip-comparison_en.html ip vs ifconfig]</li><li>[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS235_Lab_7 OPS235 - Lab7]</li><li>[https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-rsync-to-sync-local-and-remote-directories-on-a-vps rsync Howto]</li><li>[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CronHowto Cron HowTo]</li></ul></td>
   <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS335_Lab_1 Lab 1]</td>
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   <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_1 Lab 1: Network/Backup]</td>
 
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 3:'''<br>25-31 Jan</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 3:'''<br>20 - 24 September</td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''iptables - Part 1:'''<ul><li>x</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Packet Filtering Using iptables:'''<ul><li>What is Packet Filtering</li><li>iptables Basics<br>(Tables, Chains, Targets)</li><li>iptables Commands &amp; Options</li><li>iptables Command Examples</li><li>Saving iptables Settings</li></ul></td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: [ [ Web] ]  [ [ PDF] ]<br>Resources:</li></ul>Online References:<ul><li>Chapter 22 - Security</li><li>[http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FirewallD Firewalld documentation]</li><li>[http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/FirewalldRichLanguage Firewalld rich rules]</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iptables#Overview Overview]</li><li>[https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Network/IPTables CentOS Wiki] </li></ul></td>
   <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS335_Lab_2 Lab 2]</td>
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   <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_2 Lab 2a:<br>Packet Filtering Using iptables]</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 4:'''<br>1-7 Feb</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 4:'''<br>27 September - 1 October</td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''iptables - Part 2:'''<ul><li>x</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Network Address Translation /<br>iptables Best Practices'''<ul><li>Network Address Translation<br>(NAT Table - iptables)</li><li>Debugging firewall problems:<ul><li> Troubleshooting Procedures</li><li>Troubleshooting Tools</li><li>Troubleshooting Exercises</li></ul></li></ul></td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: [ [ Web] ]  [ [ PDF] ]</li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>x</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_1#Linux_Network_Connection_Configuration_Troubleshooting Test Network Connectivity]<br>(From Lab1)</li></ul></td>   <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_2b Lab 2b:<br>Additional iptables Troubleshooting]</td>
  <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[http://zenit.senecac.on.ca/wiki/index.php/OPS335_Lab_3 Lab 3]</td>
 
 
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 5:'''<br>8-14 Feb</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 5:'''<br>4 - 8 October</td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''DNS:'''<ul><li>nslookup, dig, host, /etc/resolv.conf, /etc/hosts, /etc/named.conf</li><li>Assignment 1 Part 1 Due</li><li>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Domain Name System (DNS):'''<ul><li>Address resolution mechanism (zone definitions)</li><li>DNS server setup</li><li>Querying Name Servers</li><li>Reverse DNS lookups</li></ul>'''Performing DNS Queries'''<ul><li>SOA, MX, TXT records</li><li>Coordinating multiple servers</li><br><li>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_1_(Part_1) | OPS335 - Assignment 1 (Part 1)]]'''</li></ul></td>
Assignment 1 Part 2 Released</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System#Address_resolution_mechanism Address resolution mechanism]</li><li>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_DNS_lookup Reverse DNS lookups]</li></ul></td>
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: [ [ Web] ]   [ [ PDF] ]</li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[[BIND&DNS Notes|BIND and DNS notes]]</li><li>Chapter 17 - DNS:
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  <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_3 Lab 3: DNS]</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 6:'''<br>11 - 15 October</td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Mail Servers - SMTP'''<ul><li>Mail Server Elements (MSA/MTA, MUA, MDA, MS, AA, SMTP)</li><li>Install and using mailx application (MUA)</li><li>Analyze Email Message Headers</li><li>Setup Postfix Server (no encryption)</li><li>Sending Email from VM to Seneca College Mail Account</li><li>Troubleshooting</li></ul></td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[http://www.simplehelp.net/2008/12/01/how-to-send-email-from-the-linux-command-line/ Sending Messages with mail Command]</li><li>[http://www.johnkerl.org/doc/mail-how-to.html#prompt_commands Read Email Message with mail Command]</li><li>[https://support.google.com/mail/answer/29436?hl=en Reading Full Email Headers]</li></ul></td>
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  <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_4 Lab 4a:<br>Simple Mail Server Setup]</td></tr>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 7:'''<br>18 - 22 October</td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Evaluation / Review:'''<ul><li>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_1_(Part_2) | OPS335 - Assignment 1 (Part 2)]]'''</li><li>Written Midterm Test</li></ul></td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">&nbsp;</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Study Week:'''<br>25 - 29 October</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 8:'''<br>1 - 5 November</td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Using a Centralized Message Store (IMAP)'''<ul><li>Specifying Domains for Received Email (MTA)</li><li>Installing &amp; Configuring MDA/LDA</li><li>Send &amp; Verify Receiving Mail on VMs</li><li>Troubleshooting</li></ul></td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailServerOverview common mail server terms]</li><li>[http://www.postfix.org/postconf.5.html Postfix man page]</li><li>[https://workaround.org/ispmail/wheezy/setting-up-dovecot Configuring Dovecot]</ul></td>
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  <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_4b Lab 4b:<br>Mail Server Setup: LDA]</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 9:'''<br>8 - 12 November</td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''File Server (Samba):'''<ul><li>smbclient, smbmount (mount -t cifs)</li><li>smb.conf, testparm, smbpasswd, pdbedit</li><li>getsebool, setsebool</li></ul></td>
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  <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_5 Lab 5: Samba Server]</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 10:'''<br>15 - 19 November</td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Web Server (Apache)''':<ul><li>LAMP stack installation and configuration</li></ul></td>
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   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://www.w3schools.com/php/default.asp PHP Tutorial]</li><li>[http://www.w3schools.com/sql/ MySQL / SQL Language Resources]</li></ul></td>
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  <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_6 Lab 6: Web Server]</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 11:'''<br>22 - 26 November</td>
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<td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Webmail: Encrypted connections'''<ul><li>WebMail installation and configuration</li><li>Setting Up a Self-Serve Certificate</li><li>Configuring Postfix (VM2) for Encryption (TLS)</li><li>Setting up Encryption with Thunderbird MUA</li><li>Setting Up Dovecot MDA/LDA for Encryption (SSL)</li></ul></td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security TLS, SSL Definition]</li><li>[https://www.e-rave.nl/create-a-self-signed-ssl-key-for-postfix Create a self signed SSL key for Postfix]</li><li>[http://wiki2.dovecot.org/SSL/DovecotConfiguration Dovecot SSL configuration]</li> </ul></td>
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<td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;"> <br>[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_7 Lab 7: Encrypted connections and webmail]</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 12:'''<br>29 November - 3 December</td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''OpenLDAP:'''<ul><li>LDAP Overview</li><li>Client setup</li><li>Adding users</li></ul></td>
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  <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[https://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/ OpenLDAP Administration Guide]</li><li>[https://www.itzgeek.com/how-tos/linux/centos-how-tos/step-step-openldap-server-configuration-centos-7-rhel-7.html CentOS server & client setup guide]</li></ul></td>
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  <td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_8 Lab 8: OpenLDAP]</td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 13:'''<br>6 - 10 December</td>
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  <td  colspan="3" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Evaluation / Review:'''<ul><li>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_2 | OPS335 - Assignment 2]]'''</li><li>Exam Review</li></ul></td>
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  <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Week 14 (3 days):'''<br>13 - 15 December</td>
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  <td  colspan="3" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Evaluation / Review:'''<ul><li>Final Exam</li></ul></td>
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[[Category:OPS335]]

Latest revision as of 18:06, 6 September 2021

Fall 2021

Instructors: see OPS335

Note: Each OPS335 instructor will indicate the due dates for labs, tests and assignments. This schedule is a considered to be a general guideline for week-by-week content.

Week Objectives and Tasks Reference Labs
Week 1:
7 - 10 September
Introduction to OPS335:
  • Outline, policies
  • Assignments, labs, evaluation, email
  • Preparation for OPS335 labs
Online Reference: Prep for Labs
Week 2:
13 - 17 September
Basic Networking & Backups:
  • ifconfig & route vs ip; resolv.conf, hostnamectl
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/
  • Network connection troubleshooting
  • SSH & SSH Keys
  • rsync & cron
Online Reference: Lab 1: Network/Backup
Week 3:
20 - 24 September
Packet Filtering Using iptables:
  • What is Packet Filtering
  • iptables Basics
    (Tables, Chains, Targets)
  • iptables Commands & Options
  • iptables Command Examples
  • Saving iptables Settings
Online Reference: Lab 2a:
Packet Filtering Using iptables
Week 4:
27 September - 1 October
Network Address Translation /
iptables Best Practices
  • Network Address Translation
    (NAT Table - iptables)
  • Debugging firewall problems:
    • Troubleshooting Procedures
    • Troubleshooting Tools
    • Troubleshooting Exercises
Online Reference: Lab 2b:
Additional iptables Troubleshooting
Week 5:
4 - 8 October
Domain Name System (DNS):
  • Address resolution mechanism (zone definitions)
  • DNS server setup
  • Querying Name Servers
  • Reverse DNS lookups
Performing DNS Queries
Online Reference: Lab 3: DNS
Week 6:
11 - 15 October
Mail Servers - SMTP
  • Mail Server Elements (MSA/MTA, MUA, MDA, MS, AA, SMTP)
  • Install and using mailx application (MUA)
  • Analyze Email Message Headers
  • Setup Postfix Server (no encryption)
  • Sending Email from VM to Seneca College Mail Account
  • Troubleshooting
Online Reference: Lab 4a:
Simple Mail Server Setup
Week 7:
18 - 22 October
Evaluation / Review:    
Study Week:
25 - 29 October
 
Week 8:
1 - 5 November
Using a Centralized Message Store (IMAP)
  • Specifying Domains for Received Email (MTA)
  • Installing & Configuring MDA/LDA
  • Send & Verify Receiving Mail on VMs
  • Troubleshooting
Online Resources: Lab 4b:
Mail Server Setup: LDA
Week 9:
8 - 12 November
File Server (Samba):
  • smbclient, smbmount (mount -t cifs)
  • smb.conf, testparm, smbpasswd, pdbedit
  • getsebool, setsebool
Lab 5: Samba Server
Week 10:
15 - 19 November
Web Server (Apache):
  • LAMP stack installation and configuration
Online Resources: Lab 6: Web Server
Week 11:
22 - 26 November
Webmail: Encrypted connections
  • WebMail installation and configuration
  • Setting Up a Self-Serve Certificate
  • Configuring Postfix (VM2) for Encryption (TLS)
  • Setting up Encryption with Thunderbird MUA
  • Setting Up Dovecot MDA/LDA for Encryption (SSL)
Online Resources:
Lab 7: Encrypted connections and webmail
Week 12:
29 November - 3 December
OpenLDAP:
  • LDAP Overview
  • Client setup
  • Adding users
Online Resources: Lab 8: OpenLDAP
Week 13:
6 - 10 December
Evaluation / Review:
Week 14 (3 days):
13 - 15 December
Evaluation / Review:
  • Final Exam


OPS335 Resources