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= OPS335 Weekly Schedule =
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 {{Admon/important|The course schedule, labs, and links are subject to change.|Check with your professor for details and changes specific to your section.}}= Fall 2020 ={|width="100%" borderalign="1left" cellspacingcellpadding="210"! Week !! Objectives and Tasks !! Assigned Reading !! Labs / Exercises|-valign="top"|'''Week 1'''|Installing Linux* Installing Fedora* Boot loaders  | * [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/ Fedora 13 Installation Guide]** [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/pt-Preparing_for_Installation.html Installation]** [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/ch-grub.html GRUB Boot Loader]** [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/s1-diskpartitioning-x86.html Partitioning for Fedora] |[[OPS335 Lab 1|Lab 1]]|-|'''Week 2''' | | |[[OPS335 Lab 2|Lab 2]]|-|'''Week 3''' |Using Virtual Machines* Installing and Using Virtualization Software* Installing Guest VMs<!-- Assignment 1 Released -->|* [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/pt-Advanced_installation_options.html Fedora 13 Installation Guide - Advanced Installation Options]** [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/sn-automating-installation.html Automating the Installation with Kickstart]** [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/ch-kickstart2.html Kickstart Installations]** [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/ch-redhat-config-kickstart.html Kickstart Configurator]* [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Virtualization_Guide/ Fedora 13 Virtualization Guide]|[[OPS235 Lab 3|Lab 3]]|-|'''Week 4''' |* Logical Volume Management* Package management with rpm and yum* User and Group Management|* [[Logical Volume Management]]* Package Management* [http://www.itwire.com/content/view/14446/53/ UID and GID explained]* [http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/whatislvm.html LVM HOWTO] - Read chapters 1 - 3|[[OPS235 Lab 4|Lab 4]] |-|'''Week 5''' |* Using Filesystems in Regular Files (loopback)* Using Archive Files (tar, tar.gz, tgz)* Compiling Software from Source Code* Customizing System Startup (/etc/rc.d directories)||[[OPS235 Lab 5|Lab 5]] |-|'''Week 6''' |* Catch up* Review for Practical and Written tests* Work on assignment| | |-|'''Week 7''' |* Practical Test 1 (covering weeks 1-5)* Written Test 1 (covering weeks 1-5)|| |-!colspanwidth="445%"|Study Week|-|'''Week 8''' |<!-- * Assignment 1 Evaluation --> * Static Network Configuration* Network Configuration with a DHCP client* Basic TCP/IP network commands: ping, ifconfig, netstat|Networking with Virtual Machines (Introduction)* [httpInstructors://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://colwiki.org/Linux_Networking_Services Linux Networking Services]* View and Configure IPTABLES Firewall (refer to lab 6 notes)|[[OPS235 Lab 6|Lab 6]] |-|'''Week 9''' |* Network Services* SSH|* Network services/ssh* see [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]OPS335]* Interest Topic: [http://linuxgazette.net/issue58/sharma.html Linux Security Tips] (See Areas involving Networking)|[[OPS235 Lab 7|Lab 7]] |-|'''Week 10''' |* DHCP Server|* DHCP Server Definition:<br />[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Host_Configuration_Protocol http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Host_Configuration_Protocol]|[[OPS235 Lab 8|Lab 8]] |-|'''Week 11''' |<!-- * SELinux and Apache (httpd) -->* Assignment 2 released* Review for Practical and Written Tests|<!-- * SELinux and httpd -->|  |-|'''Week 12''' |* Written Test 2* Practical Test 2||  |-|'''Week 13''' |* Assignment 2 Due* Review for Exam|
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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-!colspan="4"|Exam Weekby-week content.
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<td width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;background-color:#f0f0f5;">Week</td>
<td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;background-color:#f0f0f5;">Objectives and Tasks</td>
<td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;background-color:#f0f0f5;">Reference</td>
<td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;font-weight:bold;background-color:#f0f0f5;">Labs</td>
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<td width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 1:'''<br>14 - 18 sep<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;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides: [https://prezi.com/qbxmixajutyy/welcome-to-ops335-lab-preparation/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week1.pdf PDF]</li><li>[[OPS335_Install_Flash]]<br>(in order to view web notes in Centos7)</li></ul>'''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;">[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>21 - 25 sep</td>
<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:<br>Networking: [https://prezi.com/ygrjyil6wcye/network-configuration/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week2a.pdf PDF]<br>Backups &amp; Cron: [https://prezi.com/bt5bzcerkav6/backups-cron/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week2b.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 14 - TCP/IP Networking</li></ul>'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://www.tty1.net/blog/2010/ifconfig-ip-comparison_en.html ip vs ifconfig]</li><li>[http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/wiki/Quick_HOWTO_:_Ch04_:_Simple_Network_Troubleshooting#.VppvTZeVtQI Simple Network Troubleshooting]</li><li>[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS235_Lab_7_-_CentOS7 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;">[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>28 sep - 2 oct</td>
<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: [https://prezi.com/akyqt4h40oel/iptables-packet-filtering/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week3.pdf PDF]</li><li>Chapter 22 - Security</li></ul>
'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iptables#Overview Overview]</li><li>[https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Network/IPTables CentOS Wiki] </li>
<li>YouTube Video: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Elztxe6IrZc Using iptables w/ tmux & watch]</li></ul></td>
<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 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;">'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>Slides: [https://prezi.com/xhhxtdqccpwb/iptables-network-address-translation/ web ] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/ops335_w3b.pdf PDF ]</li><li>YouTube Video: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fghYXdYMCrs&feature=youtu.be Masquerading Demo]</li><li>Chapter 22 - Security</li><li>[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_1#Linux_Network_Connection_Configuration_Troubleshooting Test Network Connectivity]<br>(From Lab1)</li><li>[https://community.rackspace.com/products/f/25/t/248 Basic IPTABLES Troubleshooting]</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>
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<td width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 4:'''<br>5 - 9 oct</td>
<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><br><li>'''[[OPS335_-_Assignment_1_(Part_1) | OPS335 - Assignment 1 (Part 1)]]'''</li></ul></td>
<td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides:<br>DNS Overview: [https://prezi.com/1tbtqkahda-a/dns-creation-configuration/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week5a.pdf PDF]<br>DNS Configuration: [https://prezi.com/4hk05f7v_r_x/dns-configuration/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week5a_2.pdf PDF]</li><li>YouTube Video: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXt1FLl-EBI How DNS Works]<li>Chapter 17 - DNS: The Domain Name System</li></ul>'''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;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_3 Lab 3: DNS]</td>
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<td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Performing DNS Queries'''<ul><li>SOA, MX, TXT records</li><li>Coordinating multiple servers</li></ul></td>
<td style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Lecture Notes:'''<ul><li>Slides:<br>DNS Queries: [https://prezi.com/fyc9q7zoetzw/dns-querying-name-servers/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week5b.pdf PDF]<br>Primary vs Secondary DNS Servers:<br>[https://prezi.com/talsn65qr7nh/master-vs-slave-servers/ Web] [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops335/335_week5c.pdf PDF]</li></ul>'''Online Reference:'''<ul><li>YouTube Video: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M35fILqaLGc Secondary DNS Server Setup]</ul></td>
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<td width="20%" style="border-bottom: thin solid black;">'''Week 5:'''<br>12 - 16 oct</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></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;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 6:'''<br>19 - 23 oct</td>
<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;font-weight:bold;">&nbsp;</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>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;">'''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;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 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;">'''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;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 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;">'''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;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 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;">'''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;font-weight:bold;">[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_8 Lab 7: OpenLDAP]</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;">'''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;font-weight:bold;"> <br>[https://wiki.cdot.senecacollege.ca/wiki/OPS335_Lab_7 Lab 8: Encrypted connections and webmail]</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>
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