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CECS 5450

Internet Services

Summer II

Tentative Schedule of Topics

Note on Readings: You are expected to have fully read all course readings before class. This course has a lot of material to cover in a short period of time. Class time will be spent covering some, but not all of the readings.

Abbreviations

    RHLIS = Red Hat Linux Internet Server
    RHL8FD = Red Hat Linux 8 for Dummies

July 7, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHL8FD - Chapter 1

  • Course Review (syllabus overview and comments)
  • Schedule and Readings
  • Selecting Project Teams
  • Class Servers
  • Introduction
  • Internet Services


July 8, 2003 and July 9, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHL8FD - Chapter 2, 3, 4
      Weekend Reading: Learning to use RedHat Software, RHL8FD - Chapter 9, 10, 14, 19

  • Installing RedHat, Basic Steps
  • Making a boot disk
  • GNOME Graphic User Interface (GUI)
  • IP and DNS
  • Setting up IP and DNS (DHCP), DNS Records
  • Creating User Accounts - Root (super user)
  • Basic UNIX commands
  • UNIX Files and Directories
  • Getting on-line help and the man pages
  • RedHat Patcher (Auto-Updating - A MUST!)


July 14, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHL8FD - Chapter 8
      RHLIS - Chapter 1, 2, 4

    Assigment 1 Due (Install RedHat 8, User Accounts)

  • Means of connecting to the Internet (DSL, Cablemodem, Dial-up, etc)
  • Internet Services/Ports
  • Firewalls
  • Apache Web Server (brief overview)


July 15, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHLIS Chapter 11, Chapter 4 pp 92-98

  • Telnet and FTP Services and Protocol
  • Secure Shell (SSH/SFTP)
  • History of the Internet
  • Internet Mechanics (What is it)
  • Assign Web Page Users


July 16, 2003

  • Remote System Management
  • VNC


July 21, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHLIS - Chapter 6

    Assigment 2 Due (VNC, Firewall)

  • World Wide Web
  • HTML (standard authoring language) and HTTP (protocol)
  • Apache Web Server
  • Creating a Basic Web Site


July 22, 2003
  • Controlling Access
  • SSL
  • Issues related to access to information by minors.
  • Copyright issues
  • MidTerm Review


July 23, 2003

    MIDTERM EXAM


July 28, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHLIS - Chapter 7

    Assigment 3 Due (Apache)

  • Databases
  • MySQL
  • Basic Server Security


July 29, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHLIS - Chapter 7

  • Installing MySQL
  • How Databases drive Web Pages (CGI scripts)


July 30, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHL8FD - Chpater 17
      RHLIS - Chpater 8, 12

  • Samba
  • Streaming Audio (real or mp3 tbd)


August 4, 2003
  • Reading:
    • RHLIS - Chapter 15, 18, 19

    Assigment 4 Due (MySQL and Dynamic Web Pages)

  • Syetem Security
  • Security Intrusion Detection


August 5, 2003

  • Advanced Topic


August 6, 2003

    FINAL EXAM