CS 260B Linux Network Administration (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
The networking portion of the administration of a Linux server. Concepts and configuration of basic networking parameters and of various Linux networking services are discussed including DHCP, DNS, NFS, LDAP, Postfix, SSH, NIS, LDAP, Samba, and advanced Apache. Security issues are discussed.
Formerly CNIT 270
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Manage the firewall configuration to restrict access to ports.
- Outcome 2: Restrict ssh access by authentication method and on a user or group basis.
- Outcome 3: Setup a master name server configuration to map names for a local sub do main.
- Outcome 4: Design and implement an NIS domain to provide authentication for a restricted set of users and control querying capabilities from the hosts involved.
- Outcome 5: Setup and configure a Postfix mail transfer agent for both inbound and outbound mail traffic or to relay mail.
- Outcome 6: Design a DHCP server configuration that limits the assigmnents of IP addresses to specific hardware addresses.
- Outcome 7: Control the availability of NFS exported filesystems by host and limit permissions to them using export options.
- Outcome 8: Customize Apache configuration for controlling clients accessibility, authentication, and security.