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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Study Week:'''<br>June 29-July 5</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Study Week:'''<br>26 - 30 oct</td>
 
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 7:'''<br>26 - 30 oct</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 7:'''<br>2 - 6 nov</td>
 
   <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>
 
   <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>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes: '''<ul><li>Slides: Mail Server Setup (IMAP)<br> [https://prezi.com/si47sgosi37c/mail-servers-using-a-centralized-message-store/ web ]  [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week7b.pdf PDF ]</li><li>Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail</li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailServerOverview common mail server terms]</li><li>[https://inside.senecacollege.ca/its/services/email/studentemployee/email_clients/othermail.html Seneca Client Settings]</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>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes: '''<ul><li>Slides: Mail Server Setup (IMAP)<br> [https://prezi.com/si47sgosi37c/mail-servers-using-a-centralized-message-store/ web ]  [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week7b.pdf PDF ]</li><li>Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail</li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailServerOverview common mail server terms]</li><li>[https://inside.senecacollege.ca/its/services/email/studentemployee/email_clients/othermail.html Seneca Client Settings]</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  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 8:'''<br>2 - 6 nov</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 8:'''<br>9 - 13 nov</td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''File Server:'''<ul><li>'''Samba''':<ul><li>smbclient, smbmount (mount -t cifs)</li><li>smb.conf, testparm, smbpasswd, pdbedit</li><li>getsebool, setsebool</li></li></ul></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''File Server:'''<ul><li>'''Samba''':<ul><li>smbclient, smbmount (mount -t cifs)</li><li>smb.conf, testparm, smbpasswd, pdbedit</li><li>getsebool, setsebool</li></li></ul></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: Samba Server Setup<br>[https://prezi.com/s3duqtqdjegy/file-servers-samba/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week12a.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 30 - Cooperating with Windows </li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/linux-server-configuration-guide-book-excerpt,2-777-2.html Samba Server Setup]</li></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: Samba Server Setup<br>[https://prezi.com/s3duqtqdjegy/file-servers-samba/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week12a.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 30 - Cooperating with Windows </li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/linux-server-configuration-guide-book-excerpt,2-777-2.html Samba Server Setup]</li></ul></td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 9:'''<br>9 - 13 nov</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 9:'''<br>16 - 20 nov</td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Web Server:'''<ul><li>'''Apache''':<ul></li><li>LAMP stack installation and configuration</li></ul></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Web Server:'''<ul><li>'''Apache''':<ul></li><li>LAMP stack installation and configuration</li></ul></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: Lamp Installation &amp; Configuration: [https://prezi.com/eatrbzvqh2dz/webserver-configuration-for-webmail-lamp/ web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week11.pdf PDF ]</li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://www.hitmill.com/computers/apache.htm Apache Resources]</li><li>[http://www.liquidweb.com/kb/how-to-install-apache-on-centos-7/ Installing Apache Webserver on Centos7]</li><li>[http://www.w3schools.com/php/default.asp PHP Tutorial]</li><li>[http://www.w3schools.com/sql/ MySQL / SQL Language Resources]</li></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: Lamp Installation &amp; Configuration: [https://prezi.com/eatrbzvqh2dz/webserver-configuration-for-webmail-lamp/ web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week11.pdf PDF ]</li></ul>'''Online Resources:'''<ul><li>[http://www.hitmill.com/computers/apache.htm Apache Resources]</li><li>[http://www.liquidweb.com/kb/how-to-install-apache-on-centos-7/ Installing Apache Webserver on Centos7]</li><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  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 10:'''<br>16 - 20 nov</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 10:'''<br>23 - 27 nov</td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''OpenLDAP:'''<ul><li>LDAP Overview</li><li>Client setup</li><li>Adding users</li><br><li>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_2 | OPS335 - Assignment 2]]'''</li></ul></td>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''OpenLDAP:'''<ul><li>LDAP Overview</li><li>Client setup</li><li>Adding users</li><br><li>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_2 | OPS335 - Assignment 2]]'''</li></ul></td>
 
   <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>
 
   <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  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 11:'''<br>23 - 27 nov</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 11:'''<br>30 nov - 4 dec</td>
 
<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>
 
<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>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides:<br>Encrypting Mail Messages:<br>[https://prezi.com/lt6y5ztun2w0/mail-servers-encrypting-mail-connections/ web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week10.pdf PDF]<br>Setting Up Webmail:<br>[https://prezi.com/xqkx1xl_mqgg/setting-up-webmail/ web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week13.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 23 - Web Hosting</li></ul>'''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>
 
   <td  style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides:<br>Encrypting Mail Messages:<br>[https://prezi.com/lt6y5ztun2w0/mail-servers-encrypting-mail-connections/ web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week10.pdf PDF]<br>Setting Up Webmail:<br>[https://prezi.com/xqkx1xl_mqgg/setting-up-webmail/ web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week13.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 23 - Web Hosting</li></ul>'''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  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Week 12:'''<br>30 nov - 4 dec</td>
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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Week 12:'''<br>7 dec - 11 dec</td>
 
   <td  colspan="3" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Evaluation / Review:'''<ul><li>Exam Review (time permitting)</li><li>Final Exam</li></ul></td>
 
   <td  colspan="3" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;background-color:#f0f0f5;">'''Evaluation / Review:'''<ul><li>Exam Review (time permitting)</li><li>Final Exam</li></ul></td>
 
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Latest revision as of 12:52, 8 September 2020

Fall 2020

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:
14 - 18 sep
Introduction to OPS335:
  • Outline, policies
  • Assignments, labs, evaluation, email
  • Preparation for OPS335 labs
Lecture Notes:Online Reference: Prep for Labs
Week 2:
21 - 25 sep
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:
28 sep - 2 oct
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
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 4:
5 - 9 oct
Domain Name System (DNS): Lecture Notes:Online Reference: Lab 3: DNS
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 5:
12 - 16 oct
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
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Mail Server (basic concepts)
    Web PDF
  • Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail
Online Reference:
Lab 4a:
Simple Mail Server Setup
Week 6:
19 - 23 oct
Evaluation / Review:    
Study Week:
26 - 30 oct
 
Week 7:
2 - 6 nov
Using a Centralized Message Store (IMAP)
  • Specifying Domains for Received Email (MTA)
  • Installing & Configuring MDA/LDA
  • Send & Verify Receiving Mail on VMs
  • Troubleshooting
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Mail Server Setup (IMAP)
    web PDF
  • Chapter 20 - Electronic Mail
Online Resources:
Lab 4b:
Mail Server Setup: LDA
Week 8:
9 - 13 nov
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 9:
16 - 20 nov
Web Server:
  • Apache:
    • LAMP stack installation and configuration
Lecture Notes:
  • Slides: Lamp Installation & Configuration: web PDF
Online Resources:
Lab 6: Web Server
Week 10:
23 - 27 nov
OpenLDAP: Online Resources: Lab 7: OpenLDAP
Week 11:
30 nov - 4 dec
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)
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 12:
7 dec - 11 dec
Evaluation / Review:
  • Exam Review (time permitting)
  • Final Exam


OPS335 Resources