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   <td  width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 12:'''<br>5 - 9 apr</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>
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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>
 
<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>
 
<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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Latest revision as of 06:07, 4 January 2021

Winter 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:
11 - 15 jan
Introduction to OPS335:
  • Outline, policies
  • Assignments, labs, evaluation, email
  • Preparation for OPS335 labs
Online Reference: Prep for Labs
Week 2:
18 - 22 jan
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:
25 - 29 jan
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:
1 - 5 feb
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:
8 - 12 feb
Domain Name System (DNS): Online Reference: Lab 3: DNS
Week 6:
15 - 19 feb
Performing DNS Queries
  • SOA, MX, TXT records
  • Coordinating multiple servers
Week 7:
22 - 26 feb
Evaluation / Review:    
Study Week:
1 - 5 mar
 
Week 8:
8 - 12 mar
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 9:
15 - 19 mar
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 10:
22 - 26 mar
File Server (Samba):
  • smbclient, smbmount (mount -t cifs)
  • smb.conf, testparm, smbpasswd, pdbedit
  • getsebool, setsebool
Lab 5: Samba Server
Week 11:
29 mar - 2 apr
Web Server (Apache):
  • LAMP stack installation and configuration
Online Resources: Lab 6: Web Server
Week 12:
5 - 9 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)
Online Resources:
Lab 7: Encrypted connections and webmail
Week 13:
12 - 16 apr
OpenLDAP: Online Resources: Lab 8: OpenLDAP
Week 14:
19 - 23 apr
Evaluation / Review:
  • Exam Review (time permitting)
  • Final Exam


OPS335 Resources