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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 7:'''<br>17 - 21 Feb (Monday is a holiday (Family Day))<br></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>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_1_(Part_2) | OPS335 - Assignment 1 (Part 2)]]'''</td>
 
   <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>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_1_(Part_2) | OPS335 - Assignment 1 (Part 2)]]'''</td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: Mail Server (basic concepts)<br> [https://prezi.com/iuk-advzak_o/simple-mail-server-setup-postfix-mailx/ Web]  [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week7.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail</li></ul>'''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>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: Mail Server (basic concepts)<br> [https://prezi.com/iuk-advzak_o/simple-mail-server-setup-postfix-mailx/ Web]  [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week7.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail</li></ul>'''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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Latest revision as of 14:52, 5 January 2020

Winter 2020

Instructors:

  • Colin Yip (Section A)
  • Ahad Mammadov (Sections B, C and D)

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:
6 - 10 Jan
Introduction to OPS335:
  • Outline, policies
  • Assignments, labs, evaluation, email
  • Preparation for OPS335 labs
Lecture Notes:Online Reference: Prep for Labs
Week 2:
13 - 17 Jan
Basic Networking & Backups:
  • ifconfig & route vs ip; resolv.conf, hostnamectl
  • /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/
  • Network connection troubleshooting
  • SSH & SSH Keys
  • rsync & cron
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides:
    Networking: Web PDF
    Backups & Cron: Web PDF
  • Chapter 14 - TCP/IP Networking
Online Reference:
Lab 1: Network/Backup
Week 3:
20 - 24 Jan
Packet Filtering Using iptables:
  • What is Packet Filtering
  • iptables Basics
    (Tables, Chains, Targets)
  • iptables Commands & Options
  • iptables Command Examples
  • Saving iptables Settings
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Web PDF
  • Chapter 22 - Security
Online Reference:
Lab 2a:
Packet Filtering Using iptables
Week 4:
27 - 31 Jan
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:
3 - 7 Feb
Domain Name System (DNS):
  • Address resolution mechanism (zone definitions)
  • DNS server setup
  • Querying Name Servers
  • Reverse DNS lookups
Assignment 1 (Part 1)
Lecture Notes:Online Reference: Lab 3: DNS
Week 6:
10 - 14 Feb
Performing DNS Queries
  • SOA, MX, TXT records
  • Coordinating multiple servers
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides:
    DNS Queries: Web PDF
    Primary vs Secondary DNS Servers:
    Web PDF
Online Reference:
Week 7:
17 - 21 Feb (Monday is a holiday [Family Day])
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
OPS335 - Assignment 1 (Part 2)
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Mail Server (basic concepts)
    Web PDF
  • Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail
Online Reference:
Lab 4a:
Simple Mail Server Setup
Study Week:
24 - 28 Feb
 
Week 8:
2 - 6 Mar
Using a Centralized Message Store (IMAP)
  • Specifying Domains for Received Email (MTA)
  • Installing & Configuring MDA/LDA
  • Send & Verify Receiving Mail on VMs
  • Troubleshooting
Test 1
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Mail Server Setup (IMAP)
    web PDF
  • Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail
Online Resources:
Lab 4b:
Mail Server Setup: LDA
Week 9:
9 - 13 Mar
File Server:
  • Samba:
    • smbclient, smbmount (mount -t cifs)
    • smb.conf, testparm, smbpasswd, pdbedit
    • getsebool, setsebool
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Samba Server Setup
    Web PDF
  • Chapter 30 - Cooperating with Windows
Online Resources:
Lab 5: Samba Server
Week 10:
16 - 20 Mar
Web Server:
  • Apache:
    • LAMP stack installation and configuration
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Lamp Installation & Configuration: web PDF
Online Resources:
Lab 6: Web Server
Week 11:
23 - 27 Mar
OpenLDAP:
  • LDAP Overview
  • Client setup
  • Adding users
Online Resources: Lab 7: OpenLDAP
Week 12:
30 Mar - 3 Apr
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)
Test 2
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides:
    Encrypting Mail Messages:
    web PDF
    Setting Up Webmail:
    web PDF
  • Chapter 23 - Web Hosting
Online Resources:

Lab 8: Encrypted connections and webmail
Week 13:
6 - 10 Apr (Friday is a holiday [Good Friday])
Evaluation / Review:    
Exam Week:
13 - 17 Apr
 


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