CECS 5450

Internet Services

Spring 2005


Assignment #1 - Install Server, User Accounts, SSH/SFTP Service, Firewall

Due Date: February 8, 2005

Value:10 points total


  1. Send the instructor an e-mail telling when you have completed the first part. Include the account and password for the instructor. Include the root password for your system. gjones@unt.edu. The instructor will use SFTP and to test you server configuration.
  2. Post an e-mail to the class list containing the written part of the assignment (part 2). Use the following subject line: Your Name - Assignment 1

Part 1 (7 pts)

    Install RedHat on your assigned server.
    1. Format Your Server (as assigned)
    2. Install and Configure Fedora as per the readings
    3. Assign IP and DNS information to get workstation apps operational (provided by Dr. Jones)
    4. Create User Accounts for Team and Instructor
    5. Ensure SSH, SFTP works
    6. All services except SSH should be turned off
    7. Basic Firewall Operational
    8. Patching Complete

Part 2 (3 pts)

  • Locate and read, from any professional conference/journal/article, two articles relevant to the area of OpenSource. Write a two paragraph review for each article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.

  • Reply to at least two postings in a meaningful manner. Be sure to include your name in the subject line like: Re: There Name - Assignment #1 - Your Name